Marigold Cottage

Clun near Bishop's Castle, Shropshire (Ref. 919803)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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7 Customer Review(s)

  • “This was our third visit to Clun.”
    This was our third visit to Clun. On the first two occasions we stayed in a B & B but as we now have two dogs we decided that a cottage would be the better option. The cottage was just perfect for us.- everything there that you could possibly need and spotlessly clean. Although we stayed for a week at the end of June we had two very cold evenings so the wood burner was an extra bonus - very snuggly and warm. The town of Clun is very welcoming and the two pubs and the Maltings tea rooms all ...
    This was our third visit to Clun. On the first two occasions we stayed in a B & B but as we now have two dogs we decided that a cottage would be the better option. The cottage was just perfect for us.- everything there that you could possibly need and spotlessly clean. Although we stayed for a week at the end of June we had two very cold evenings so the wood burner was an extra bonus - very snuggly and warm. The town of Clun is very welcoming and the two pubs and the Maltings tea rooms all served very good food at reasonable prices. The White Horse even does take-away fish and chips - what more do you need !!! We had a fabulous stay and will definately be back soon.
    - Mrs Puller, June 2017

Features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

This quaint end-terrace cottage sits on the edge of the popular Shropshire town of Clun.

Cosy and comfortably furnished, this is the perfect base for couples looking to enjoy a break amongst Shropshire’s peaceful countryside.

Set over two floors, you’ll find a large mezzanine-style double bedroom on the landing, leading to the bathroom.

The compact well-equipped kitchen looks out to the small courtyard garden, where you can sit and contemplate your activities for the day, and on chilly evenings, you can put your feet up in the welcoming sitting room, beside the woodburner.

Just a short stroll away is the heart of this pretty town where you’ll find a pub, shop and café, so after a day exploring the area you can enjoy the village life, take a wander alongside the river and explore the ruins of Clun Castle.

Clun is ideally positioned as a base for the Welsh Marches, which incorporate the stunning Shropshire Hills and Offa’s Dyke.

Spend the day in one the local towns such as Bishop's Castle, Montgomery, Craven Arms or Ludlow, which are all steeped in history.

A charming romantic retreat on the edge of this popular town, perfectly situated to enjoy a myriad of walks and Shropshire’s stunning scenery.

Accommodation

One mezzanine double bedroom with en-suite bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking in front of cottage for cottage residents, the space is generally left free
  • Neighbours all have own parking spaces at their properties
  • Secure bike storage
  • Small courtyard garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 8 mins walk

About the location

CLUN

Bishop's Castle 6 miles; Ludlow 18 miles.

A.E. Houseman's poem, A Shropshire Lad, defined Clun as 'the quietest place under the sun', and with its dramatic ruin of a Norman castle, Saxon church, the bustling river which flows under the 14th century pack horse bridge, and a country inn, Clun is a rural gem situated in the South Shropshire Hills. It lies on the Shropshire Way in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to the border of Wales, an area known as The Marches. This unspoilt part of Britain has an abundance of wildlife and beautiful unhindered walking and cycling routes winding their way through the countryside with the Clun and Kerry Forests, Offa's Dyke, and Kerry Ridgeway all close by. There are a wide range of festivals and shows on offer in the surrounding area throughout the year, including The Green Man festival in May. From Clun, you can also enjoy exploring the historic towns of Bishop's Castle, Presteigne, Ludlow, Shrewsbury, and Hereford, a must for visitors.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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