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The Log Cabin

Adforton near Craven Arms, Shropshire (Ref. 6749)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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42 Customer Reviews

  • "We really enjoyed our stay and would not think twice about staying again."

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2021

  • "Great location for visiting National Trust houses and doing the Black & White Trail of villages."

    Well equipped with lovely old blue & white china. Great use of small space, warm and comfortable. Very friendly hosts and entertaining chickens! The only drawback is the limited amount of hot water for the shower that only gives a short run, so you need to be quick. All in all, a great value place to which we hope to return

    Reviewed by ColinOct 2021

  • "On the slightly negative side - the sofas were a bit uncomfortable, maybe the sofas need replacing I think, but not so bad I'd walk away or recommend not using the cabin."

    The shower is difficult as it runs out of water quite quickly, it's just enough for one. Then you'd have to wait a little while I guess for two (I was on my own so just a very minor inconvenience). ON the positive - It was well equipped and the bed very comfy - I slept very well. it's a great location in a beautiful part of the world and I enjoyed my very relaxing stay. I was surprised it had a TV and DVD with a nice selection of DVDs (and books too). Plenty of pots, pans, cutlery, plates, mugs, glasses etc. WiFi was very good. Cell phone coverage zero (Vodafone) but the wificall from Vodafone worked perfectly. For two it's comfortable, might be a bit cramped with any more, but there is a sofa bed n the living room area. I'd use again.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2021

  • "We wanted a quiet holy day away from our retirement flat."

    That’s exactly what we got..The owner were really good to us, very helpful in every respect. Thanks again .

    Reviewed by AlfredSep 2021

  • "A charming little hut in a lovely setting."

    We stayed as a family of 4 but I think it would be more comfortable accommodation for two people. The accommodation really could benefit from a new sofa and mattress as both were hard and uncomfortable resulting in poor nights sleep. Luckily the weather was amazing and the secret garden to the side was a little oasis. The couple who run it are wonderful and really couldn't have done enough for us. I should also say they were incredibly tolerant of our children using their garden as the cabin is metres from their house.

    Reviewed by FionaJul 2021

  • "This was one of the most pleasing locations for us and a very good base to explore the region, and the welcome was warm and added to our enjoyment."

    Reviewed by BMay 2021

  • "We enjoyed our stay at the Log Cabin."

    We were welcomed warmly by Jayne who explained everything. We appreciated the flowers on the table and the eggs from the hens.The Log Cabin is a good centre to visit the many attractive countryside areas which are off the beaten track.

    Reviewed by AlanApr 2021

  • "Lovely cabin, lovely peaceful location."

    The owners were ever so friendly. Couldn't have been a better holiday or location.

    Reviewed by TonyApr 2021

  • "First ever staycation , everything we needed all in one place."

    Perfect for our visits to Ludlow, Hereford and Blits Hill Victorian museum. Perfect hosts with a perfect property.

    Reviewed by LisaSep 2020

  • "This lovely log cabin was home from home, Jayne and Richard were the most ..."

    This lovely log cabin was home from home, Jayne and Richard were the most perfect hosts, perfect setting for a relaxing holiday, central base for all the places we wanted to visit, I would highly recommend this lovely place x

    Reviewed by SusanSep 2020

  • "Everything was to a high standard."

    It was very comfortable. Richard and Jayne were very welcoming

    Reviewed by LAug 2020

  • "We had a very nice holidays."

    My kids loved the place. The cabin has everything you need, very clean and good size for us three. The location was perfect for what we wanted visiting castles, doing hiking in natural space and visit the Wales border.

    Reviewed by NuriaJul 2020

  • "The Log Cabin was ideally located for my planned exploration of Shropshire and Herefordshire historical sites."

    The cabin itself was very well equipped and so comfortable it was a home from home. From booking the holiday to collecting the keys from the owner and then handing the keys back the whole experience was one of ease and comfort. Thank you for making my weeks holiday a memorable and enjoyable one.

    Reviewed by PaulDec 2019

  • "Very cosy, the owners were lovely, provided everything I needed, Hoping to book again"

    Reviewed by ChloeNov 2019

  • "Very cozy and comfortable log cabin with everything you could need."

    Lovely owner. Extremely happy with our choice.

    Reviewed by SusanSep 2019

  • "A lovely location for a restful break, in quiet and peaceful garden location."

    Reviewed by MalcolmJul 2019

  • "Directions to the property are not very clear and the 'red door' mentioned has now been painted a different colour."

    Reviewed by ChrisJun 2019

  • "Perfect accommodation for couple with parking for car and cycles."

    Well kitted out and good storage. Loved location on Shropshire/ Herefordshire border. Excellent cycling/ driving to Ludlow, Clun, Leominster etc. Loved gardens at Hampton Court. Owners about for local knowledge. Sun Inn at Leintwardine a must for pub lovers.

    Reviewed by DerekJun 2019

  • "Staff member on the booking line was extremely efficient, helpful and friendly."

    She did everything possible to make it a very pleasant experience. I cannot commend her highly enough. Owners also did everything and more to make sure our time in their property was wonderful. Thanks to all concerned.

    Reviewed by PatriciaApr 2019

  • "Fantastic location great hosts."

    All you need for a great holiday. Nothing was too much trouble for Jayne and Richard. Will be visiting again.

    Reviewed by JaneApr 2019

  • "The hosts Richard &Jayne where very friendly and helpful, never been to that part of the country before they assisted in the way of things to see, places to go."

    Beautiful countryside, loads of castles, towns& villages.

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2018

  • "The log cabin has easy access and is as described."

    Comfortable clean and compact. Facitities were good. Well situated for exploring the many wonderful walks and historical sites.

    Reviewed by GaryAug 2018

  • "I found Sykes at the last minute and it was great to have found a place to stay."

    I enjoyed the fact finding a place and paying and etc. was simple and We enjoyed out stay, thank you Sykes!

    Reviewed by NasiAug 2018

  • "Lovely setting and very pleasant accomodation."

    Owners very friendly (but discreet).

    Reviewed by MaryJul 2018

  • "The Log Cabin is small but well-thought-out, ideal for one or two people."

    The setting is private, although near the owner's house. The owners are friendly but unobtrusive. Very central for local walking in the Welsh Hills, Long Mynd and Wenlock Edge, but reasonably near Ludlow where there's plenty of shopping for food etc. Recommended.

    Reviewed by PhilipJul 2018

  • "Quite, remote tranquil break surrounded by spectacular scenery and wonderful weather"

    Reviewed by RobertJul 2018

  • "A lovely relaxing holiday, well equipped cabin, comfortable sofas."

    slept well had to set alarm.

    Reviewed by SheenaJun 2018

  • "A home from home, everything you need is provided."

    Rural setting but surrounded by historic towns and villages. Idea location to explore Herefordshire and Shropshire.

    Reviewed by ShaunAug 2017

  • "We would recommend the cottage to other people."

    The only reason we're not going back is because we like to try other places. The cottage was very homely. Our only negative comments were the mattress was very hard and we both had sore backs in the morning. Also the water heater only heated enough water for a brief shower but it was adequate. The owners kindly put £5 in the electricity meter for us which takes £1 coins. We only needed to feed £2 into the meter towards the end of the week. The owners also kindly left us 4 fresh eggs from their white Bantam chicken which were delicious. We loved the chickens and the view from the kitchen window. The small court yard garden off the patio was also really nice and we enjoyed watching the birds on the feeder. Great bolt hole for a relaxing break of 5 nights with peace and quiet to read and chill out. Really good access to some stunning surrounding countryside walks and pretty traditional medieval English towns if you have a car. Very happy!

    Reviewed by CraigOct 2016

  • "A very well equipped and cosy cabin."

    We loved watching the birds on the bird feeder! In a beautiful location in a lovely part of the country which we were exploring for the first time. Our thanks to the owners, who were very helpful.

    Reviewed by AngelaApr 2016

  • "A superb Cabin within a friendly family garden."

    The owners were extremely helpful with advice for days out and local events. The Cabin was lovely with everything you could require. There was a lovely private garden with plenty of wildlife to watch through the large patio doors, as well as chickens roaming around. I would highly recommend this property!

    Reviewed by ShaunApr 2016

  • "The log cabin was a home from home and one of the best cottages we have ever stayed in."

    It was very comfortable and excellently equipped. The owners made us very welcome and we would love to go back.

    Reviewed by LorraineAug 2015

  • "The cottage is absolutely lovely."

    We really enjoyed our stay and would recommend it. Good kitchen area, good furnishings and a friendly and very helpful proprietor.

    Reviewed by WillemJul 2015

  • "Good accommodation, helpful owners, excellent setting."

    The owners extremely welcoming and helpful, they managed to leave us to ourselves even though the Cabin was so close to their own house. They said we could use the garden as our own which was great, although we had our own private area. They provided everything we could need on holiday, including washing line and pegs. We plan to return and explore even more of the area from what proved to be a great base.

    Reviewed by JeanMay 2014

  • "Our holiday was great."

    We enjoyed the peace and quiet surroundings around us. The kids enjoyed the nature and the secret garden attached to the cottage with our regular barbecues. They also had the chance to have some swimming lessons at the leisure centre. A lot to see and explore, villages that you can visit while planning your circular walks. Horse riding and biking facilities close by. Simply a great place to relax and enjoy nature.

    Reviewed by AbdulAug 2013

  • "Very welcoming and unique place to stay, in the middle of nowhere, but easy access to a lot of interesting places."

    Enjoyable experience as we have not visited that area before so everything new to us.

    Reviewed by TerenceJun 2013

  • "The owners were very friendly and we found everything most welcoming."

    Reviewed by PearlJun 2012

  • "A real home from home, there was nothing that we could have wanted for - owners friendly and very accommodating."

    Fresh eggs, milk, orange juice and a huge vase of flowers awaited us on arrival. There was spare toothbrushes etc. in the bathroom. I invited my parents and sister over for supper one evening and we found all the dishes and plates we needed to put on a buffet type spread for them too. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a cottage fitted out as a home from home rather than with the usual cheap and cheerful, sterile and basic minimum one tends to get in a holiday cottage.

    Reviewed by JaneApr 2012

  • "We had an absolutely wonderful week holiday at the log cabin."

    It is set in wonderful surroundings and was very peaceful and relaxing. The secret garden was lovely, watching the family of blue tits and seeing the free range hens roaming about in the family's garden from our kitchen window was a delight. It surpassed our expectations and was just what we needed.

    Reviewed by DeborahSep 2011

  • "We had a lovely relaxing short break."

    The cabin is very comfortable and homely and the owners were friendly and helpful. We loved the secret garden! There was lots to see and explore in this beautiful area.

    Reviewed by AlisonAug 2011

  • "Superb location, with many National Trust properties close at hand."

    A lovely cottage, warm, cosy and inviting, with everything provided. Just unpack your bags and off you go!

    Reviewed by StevenJun 2011

  • "The owners were very welcoming and friendly and made our stay even better."

    Mr HughesJun 2011

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The property

This detached Shropshire log cabin is situated in the owner's grounds, on the edge of the small rural village of Adforton.

Set over one floor, this Shropshire cottage offers simple accommodation, with a welcoming double bedroom with en-suite shower and an open plan living area, with a sofa bed in the sitting area, meaning this cottage is ideal for a romantic retreat or small family holiday.

This Shropshire cottage is surrounded by lovely scenic countryside, a haven for walkers and cyclists, while the medieval castle, excellent shops, pubs and restaurants of historic Ludlow are close by.

The spectacular hills surrounding Church Stretton, Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, the Severn Valley Steam Railway and the ten museums of the Ironbridge Gorge are all worth exploring.

A lovely Shropshire cottage perfect at any time of year.

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed.
  • Wall panel electric heaters
  • Gas hob, combination microwave with oven and grill, fridge, use of owner's freezer in garage, flat screen TV, DVD, WiFi, small library of books
  • Owners provide first £5 of electricity, after which electricity is charged via a £1 coin meter
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Electric car charging point
  • Bike storage
  • Small side garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 2 miles
  • Note: This cottage is suitable for 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12.

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About the location

ADFORTON

Craven Arms 9 miles; Ludlow 11 miles.

The small rural village of Adforton lies amidst the lovely rolling Shropshire countryside, and is situated between the wonderful medieval town of Ludlow and picturesque Leominster. The area around the village is ideal for walking, mountain biking and birdwatching, or just as a place to admire the beautiful scenery of the Shropshire Hills. Enjoy trips to Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, as seen on TV, the Severn Valley Steam Railway, Stokesay Castle, delightful Church Stretton, known as Little Switzerland, Shrewsbury, Wroxeter Roman City and the Ironbridge Gorge, with its 10 museums. A wonderful location, perfect for touring Shropshire and Herefordshire.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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