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Curly's Cottage

(Ref. 1021905)

Much Wenlock, Shropshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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42 Customer Reviews

  • "Delightful end terraced cottage clean comfortable high quality fittings modern kitchen with everything you need for your stay utility with washer dryer & separate w." area with 2 settees t.v. & log burner double doors to enclosed garden stairs to 2 double bedrooms & nice bathroom with shower short walk into Much Wenlock centre with everyday shops restaurants pubs & lovely walks Would definitely recommend Curlys Cottage

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Sep 2023

  • "We all liked Curly's Cottage."

    It was welcoming , clean and comfortable and in the recent heatwave the (small but perfectly formed) patio area was a godsend.The attention to detail was outstanding with all the equipment and appliances you could ever need.

    Reviewed by Janice5.0Sep 2023

  • "Stunning holiday cottage!"

    The owners have thought of everything to ensure a very comfortable stay for their guests and was extensively equipped. We loved the decor, furniture,and accessories - all very stylish indeed. Perfect location in the bustling historic town of Much Wenlock. We visited Bridgenorth, Shrewsbury Town and the Ironbridge the latter our favourite. A lovely gesture from the owners is to issue afternoon cream vouchers but sadly for me they didn't do gluten free which appears to be an issue in some places. However we did dine at the Gaskill Hotel who cooked gluten free beautiful sauces. All four pubs in the town were warm and friendly and we were sorry we had just missed serving Sunday lunch at the Talbot which diners seem to be enjoying! We definitely want to return to Much Wenlock and in particular Curly's cottage and we highly recommend it to other fellow travellers.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jul 2023

  • "A brilliant cottage - perfect location for the new ‘Cross BritainWay ‘ walk - cosy, had everything we needed."

    Reviewed by Deborah Louise5.0Apr 2023

  • "We stayed at Curly’s with 2 friends and all we kept saying was how much we all wanted to move in."

    .! It was such a beautiful, cosy cottage, so clean and comfortable with everything you could possibly need. The owners had thought of everything and had clearly spent a lot of time and attention on the property making sure it was to the highest standard. From the furniture to the bedding to the towels, it was all high quality and clearly no corners had been cut! Would absolutely stay again and would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Mar 2023

  • "Cannot find fault anywhere with this accommodation."

    Filled with the very best appliances, very comfortable beds, Sky TV, spotlessly clean. Apart from the A1 appraisal of the cottage, it is located no more than 25metres from one of 4 local pubs, a few metres farther to the high street wher yo can find an interesting and quaint array of shops. There's a small Museum in the village and the ruins of Much Wenlock Priory are easy walking distance. The bus stop is a two minute walk from the front door with regular buses to Bridgnorth, Shrewsbury and Ironbridge and just our good fortune but sunny everyday which was great for February. As you can guess we couldn't praise this place enough, just get it booked and enjoy

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Feb 2023

  • "Curlys Cottage is the perfect place to stay in Much Wenlock."

    Close to everything, and everything you could possibly need is provided. Handy little reminder notes on things were helpful, the property has been renovated tastefully, one of the best places we’ve stayed, we will return I’m sure.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Jan 2023

  • "Such a lovely cottage in a peaceful location."

    Enjoyed walking around town with great shops. Garage is short distance from cottage who allowed me borrow shopping trolley to wheel back several bags of logs. Lighting up the log burner each evening with a glass of wine was exactly the retreat i needed.

    Reviewed by Sammie5.0Dec 2022

  • "A lovely cosy and clean cottage."

    Ideally situated for exploring Much Wenlock. A very relaxing and enjoyable holiday.

    Reviewed by Janet4.7Aug 2022

  • "Excellent cottage, well situated for days out."

    Very comfortable facilities and spotlessly clean. Shops and pubs in very easy walking distance.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jun 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage in a lovely village."

    Couldn’t fault anything, very well presented and comfortable we thoroughly enjoyed our time at the cottage and will definitely return in the future.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jun 2022

  • "Curly's Cottage has everything you could possibly want."

    Very clean and a high standard of equipment and facilities. We feel very comfortable there. Lovely.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0May 2022

  • "We had another fabulous stay at Curly's Cottage."

    Contact from the owners Sharon & Guy prier to arrival was excellent with full instructions about the cottage. The cottage is exceptionally clean thanks to Holly & her team. Thank you for the welcome gifts The cottage has everything you need for a relaxing stay. Should you want to cook for yourself the kitchen is well equipped and everything is easy to use. The cottage is a good base for exploring Shropshire. Much Wenlock itself has a lot to offer from a fabulous butchers and deli next door, to a bakers, several tearooms and places to eat. There are several lovely walks surrounding the area. Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0May 2022

  • "A lovely cosy cottage right in the heart of Much Wenlock."

    Reviewed by Terry4.4Apr 2022

  • "Great place."

    Had a good stay. Thank you

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Apr 2022

  • "A lovely cottage, perfectly clean and everything you need for your stay."

    2 min walk to the village with lovely shops, gorgeous deli, 5* butchers and the best pie shop ever! Great base for exploring and Shrewsbury town definitely worth a visit. We will be returning to this cottage very soon

    Reviewed by Janette5.0Mar 2022

  • "Fabulous location and great base to explore beautiful countryside and nearby areas."

    Ideal property for relaxation in front of the open fire. Everything you need, thank you.

    Reviewed by Lynda5.0Feb 2022

  • "We were really impressed with the cottage."

    It was in the perfect location for us and very well equipped. It was very clean and warm. We would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by H5.0Jan 2022

  • "Cannot fault the accommodation 'Curleys Cottage' in Much Wenlock."

    Beautifully presented, all mod cons, logs for wood burner, fantastic welcome pack of scones, jam and clotted cream, milk on the fridge, and containers with tea and coffee. A big plus was that all the local amenities were a short walk away. Handy parking outside too. On a cold dark evening we had the fire burning and watched a film on the amazing TV with its incredible sonos speakers! Highly recommended!!

    Reviewed by R5.0Jan 2022

  • "The cottage was easy to find, parking was easy on the street and easy to access ..."

    The cottage was easy to find, parking was easy on the street and easy to access It was immaculate, cozy and perfect location for popping into town too

    Reviewed by Pula4.4Dec 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage."

    Couldn't fault it. Beautiful. Very homely and had everything we needed and more. Can't wait for our next visit.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Oct 2021

  • "Lovely clean comfortable cottage."

    Well appointed exceeding expectations. The cream tea on arrival was a joy

    Reviewed by Margret4.7Oct 2021

  • "Great cottage/location."

    Reviewed by Jim5.0Oct 2021

  • "This is our second visit to Curly's Cottage and again we had fabulous stay."

    The cottage is extremely clean & well equipped for a relaxing stay. You feel at home as soon as you walk through the door. The owners Sharon & Guy emailed full information 48hrs before the stay which was very useful. Holly & her team prepare the cottage for your stay to a very high standard. Much Wenlock is lovely little town which is a good central base for visiting different areas of Shropshire. There are several independent shops, tearooms & pubs. There is also a fabulous butchers, butchers shop & bakery. Thank you for a fantastic stay at Curly's Cottage.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Sep 2021

  • "Super cottage brilliantly equipped and wi-fi was first class."

    Location so convenient for the high street and eateries, yet quiet and peaceful. Very well placed for visiting the area specially Ironbridge, Bridgenorth, Shrewsbury, and several National Trust properties

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Jul 2021

  • "A great area with lots places to visit, walks and Much Wenlock itself has pubs with good food and local shops."

    We were sorry not to have any facility to recycle in the property.

    Reviewed by David4.7Jun 2021

  • "The cottage was in a perfect location, was immaculately clean and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay."

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Jun 2021

  • "We found this cottage very clean, tidy and Covid safe."

    Excellent location to the shops and places to eat. Scones, jam and cream which was left for us was a nice touch. Would recommend this cottage. If we are down in that area I would not hesitate to book this cottage again.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2021

  • "An amazing cottage in a beautiful village."

    Everything you could ever want was provided in this cottage. Everything was spotlessly clean and top quality. Lots of beautiful little touches that really made it a treat to stay away from home. Organisation and communication with owner was seamless. Couldn’t fault our stay at all - would thoroughly recommend this gorgeous place

    Reviewed by Bronwen5.0May 2021

  • "The best holiday cottage we have ever stayed in, so we’ll equipped with everything we could of needed."

    Everything was absolutely spotless from top to bottom. The Sonos speakers were a great addition perfect for a dance around the living room on NYE. Did a few walks close by, definitely recommend church stretton. Overall great cottage and will deffo be back once all this madness is over!

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Dec 2020

  • "Beautiful cottage - tastefully furnished, warm and comfortable."

    Location is perfect to get to the Ironbridge museums and the towns of Ludlow, Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth. The Shropshire hills AONB is also on the doorstep. Two minutes walk from the cottage are also shops, restaurants and pubs - perfect location!

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Dec 2020

  • "Just back from a lovely 4 night stay at Curly’s Cottage, It was exactly as described and what I was looking for."

    Quality and attention to detail throughout the accommodation. Everything you could want or need for a home from home experience. All this and in a great location, we will definitely been going back to explore more.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Oct 2020

  • "The cottage was lovely , located in a quiet street we were able to park outside ."

    Inside it was very comfortable and clean ( It was reassuring to see a description of the extra measures in place due to Covid) . We appreciated the lovely cream tea on our arrival . The cottage was furnished to a high standard from the comfortable beds with lovely bed linen , soft towels to the well equipped kitchen . We enjoyed exploring the town and walking in the surrounding areas. We would love to return .

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Oct 2020

  • "Curly's cottage is a fabulous location for visiting Much Wenlock and surrounding Shropshire towns."

    The cottage was very well furnished with extensive kitchen equipment for a comfortable stay. The outside space was lovely for an afternoon coffee and parking was never a problem. There are useful leaflets and information for the surrounding area. Much Wenlock is on the doorstep with a great butcher and baker and well stocked grocery store. A great week away with so much to do.

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Oct 2020

  • "Had a fabulous stay at Curly's Cottage."

    Contact from the owners re cottage information before stayed was excellent. On arrival there was information about how the cottage was cleaned and prepared. We felt relaxed straight away. There was a lovely added extra of scones with jam and clotted cream. The cottage was extremely clean and every little detail thought of. The cottage was extremely well equipped if you wanted do do your own cooking. The little courtyard garden was lovely to seat out and eat a meal. All the rooms were well finished and extremely comfortable. The cottage is in a quite area and we had no issues parking outside. Two minutes walk away is Much Wenlocks little high street where there are some lovely shops including a fabulous butcher's and bakery. There are also some lovely tearooms. We en joyed some lovely walks around the town area. Much Wenlock is an excellent base for visiting different parts of Shropshire. Thank you for an amazing stay and we will definitely book again if we ever get the opportunity.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Sep 2020

  • "Perfectly equipped."

    Very comfortable. Spotlessly clean

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2020

  • "Quiet and peaceful, but close to all the local amenities"

    Reviewed by C5.0Aug 2020

  • "The cottage decoration and equipment is of the highest standard, as if it was for one's own second home."

    The welcome cream tea was as amazing as it was unexpected. Curly's Cottage is well placed on a quiet street and within walking distance of shops and pubs. The whole family had a wonderful time.

    Reviewed by Brian4.7Aug 2020

  • "A brilliant stay in a fantastic location."

    The cottage itself was very clean, well equipped and comfortable. Would definitely recommend and will hopefully return in the near future.

    Reviewed by Daisy5.0Aug 2020

  • "Probably the best quality fittings in any cottage we've hired with you."

    Very comfortable cosy cottage in super location for food and entertainment. Enjoyed some excellent walking in the area. Just one suggestion - a bread bin would be a useful addition in the kitchen for those of us who don,t eat sliced bread.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jan 2020

  • "A 5 night stay over the New Year for our family of four."

    Beautiful, well equipped cottage situated in a very convenient position in a lovely small town. Fabulous pub just a few steps away serving a tasty roast dinner at reasonable prices. The cottage was spotlessly clean and beautifully presented. Everything we needed was provided and all of the fittings and furnishing were of excellent quality. The beds were comfy and we all slept well. The kitchen was especially welcoming with every type of glass, bowl, plate and utensil that you could need. The log burner made the lounge so cosy it was difficult to drag ourselves away from it. We found a lot to keep us occupied in the area visiting Wenlock Abbey, Ironbridge, Ludlow , Bridgnorth and enjoying a New Years Day walk along Wenlock Edge. We would love to return at another time of year when the weather is a little warmer to enjoy the surrounding countryside

    Reviewed by Andrea4.7Dec 2019

  • "Wonderful place to stay."

    Would highly recommend this house. Lovely touches such as cream tea and milk waiting on arrival. Comfy sofa's, wood burner fire and all mod cons.

    Reviewed by Sharron5.0Nov 2019

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  • Note: Only children over the age of 12 accepted
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Downstairs cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer, Smeg fridge/freezer, coffee machine, TV with Sky and sky cinema, WiFi and Panasonic Home theatre Audio System
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • On-street parking subject to availability, public car-parks nearby
  • Rear courtyard garden with table, chairs and bench
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Sorry, no smoking or e-cigarettes/vaping
  • No BBQ's
  • Pub and shop within 0.1 miles
  • The town of Much Wenlock is only a short walk away and has many shops including: butchers, bakery, deli, cafes, florist, gift shops, clothes shops, antique shops, local pottery and eat-in/take away restaurants, as well as 4 pubs
  • Note: Sky Cinema will be charged if you rent or buy a movie

The property

This fine cottage rests in the bustling town of Much Wenlock, close to the famous Wenlock Edge and the picturesque Shropshire Hills AONB.

Curly’s Cottage is an idyllic retreat for a couple or a small group of friends looking to explore all the delights of this town and surrounding area, before returning to this character cottage for an evening of relaxation.

The moment you walk through the door you will notice the quality furnishings, showcasing a real attention to detail which welcomes you into the home.

Spend your down time in the sitting room, fitted with real oak flooring and two plush sofas to sink into, as well as a lovely woodburning stove and flatscreen TV which is perfect for those cosy nights with your loved ones.

Wander round into the refreshing kitchen, offering a selection of modern appliances and plenty of worktop space to prepare sumptuous meals, along with a dining table to enjoy them at.

Completing the downstairs is the utility room with washer/dryer and cloakroom with basin and WC for added convenience.

The charming interior continues to the first floor, where you can look forward to retiring to the tastefully furnished bedrooms, with a double and twin bedded options.

Serving these dwellings is the bathroom with bath and shower over, so you can benefit from a relaxing soak at the end of your day, as well as refreshing morning shower for the perfect start to the day.

Discover the enclosed courtyard garden where you can enjoy a cold beverage amidst the fresh Shropshire air or an alfresco meal on a warm evening.

Much Wenlock itself is well worth exploring with its museum in the centre and a selection of fine pubs and restaurants to sample.

For those feeling active, this beautiful part of Shropshire is renowned for its scenic walking, cycling, and riding, particularly throughout Wenlock which offers peace and tranquillity with scenic views.

A first-class cottage in an excellent location, providing everything you’ll need for a holiday to remember.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Bridgnorth 8 miles; Shrewsbury 12 miles; Ludlow 21 miles.

This delightful 700-year old market town lies on the north east end of the famous Wenlock Edge, in the heart of the beautiful Shropshire countryside. Considered the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games, the town is filled with a patchwork of twisting streets, black and white half timbered buildings, limestone cottages, speciality shops, quality pubs and restaurants. Stroll round the remains of the magnificent 12th century priory, 16th century Guildhall, the interesting Norman church and the Old Gaol House. Above the town rises the 15 mile long Wenlock Edge, boasting glorious views and excellent walking, cycling, and riding. Nearby are the wonderful medieval towns of Shrewsbury, Bridgnorth and Ludlow, the World Heritage Centre of Ironbridge with nine museums and Blists Hill Victorian Village, plus the amazing Wroxeter Roman City and Stokesay Castle.

Note: This property does not accept children under the age of 12

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas