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The Pod

(Ref. 1113662)

Worthen near Minsterley, Shropshire Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi


1 Customer Review

  • "The Pod was lovely and we had the most relaxing week."

    The owners are so welcoming and can’t do enough for you. Pictures don’t do the views justice! We will be back!

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Feb 2024


  • Single-storey
  • Studio-style layout with double bed, kitchen, and sitting area
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • External utility
  • Calor gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer and washing machine
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed front garden with covered deck and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.6 miles and pub 4.9 miles
  • Note: This property is set on the owner's working farm, home to donkeys, goats, sheep and a dog kennel

The property

Minsterley 6.5 miles.

Nestled in the countryside near the quaint village of Minsterley in Shropshire is The Pod.

This beautifully-presented, single-storey pod welcomes two guests and their canine companion; perfect for couples seeking a romantic retreat, benefit from an enclosed garden and breath-taking views across the countryside.

Enter into your home-from-home and help your partner prepare a romantic meal in the fully equipped kitchen, enjoy this meal together or delight in an alfresco affair at the deck in the enclosed garden.

The decking is covered making for a wonderful setting to marvel at the countryside with a glass of wine in hand whatever the weather.

When the sky darkens, wash off the day’s adventures in the walk-in shower before getting some much-needed rest in the double bed.

Take a short drive to the village of Minsterley where you can stock up on necessities at the village shop or head to the Crown and Sceptre, a fabulous pub great for date nights or when you don’t fancy cooking.

The historic town of Shrewsbury is a short drive away and is ideal for guests who love history and exploring; tour Shrewsbury Prison, The Dingle, and Shrewsbury Castle which are all excellent places to learn about the rich history of the area.

For those looking for a more relaxed experience, there are plenty of restaurants and bars to choose from, such as The Armoury and The Peach Tree; Shrewsbury has something for everyone!

The Pod rests on the outskirts of the Shropshire Hills AONB a sprawling reserve famous for its luscious landscapes, rolling hills and charming waterways, it is bursting at the seams with walks and trails that reward guests with unrivalled, picturesque views across the Welsh and English countryside.

Choose The Pod as the base for a truly memorable romantic retreat.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1113661, together sleeping up to nine guests.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Shrewsbury 10 miles.

The thriving village of Minsterley lies in the beautiful Shropshire Hills, just 10 miles from the medieval town of Shrewsbury. Minsterley boasts a pub, one of the oldest buildings in the village, a shop and Post Office and an excellent fish and chip shop! The village of Pontesbury is just one mile away and offers further amenities, including takeaways and restaurants, plus Arscott Golf Club, Springlea Fishing Pools and the Pontesbury cycle/footpath. Close by is The Long Mynd, which is a haven for walkers and wildlife watchers and provides a convenient place to relax and take in the wonderful scenery on offer. One of England's finest heritage towns with over 600 listed buildings, Shrewsbury nestles on a loop of the River Severn. Admire the pretty cobbled alleys and squares and enjoy the many festivals on offer including Shrewsbury's Summer Season. Shrewsbury has a magnificent Abbey founded in 1083, as well as Shrewsbury Castle, which stands in beautiful gardens and grounds and is home to the Shropshire Regimental Museum. There are plenty of interesting things to do in the area with the National Trust's Attingham Park, Wroxeter Roman City, the museums at Ironbridge, the castle and Michelin starred restaurant of Ludlow and Acton Scott working farm, as featured in the Victorian Farm TV series, this lovely village is the perfect touring spot for your Shropshire adventure.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas