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Castle Cottage

Clun near Bishop's Castle, Shropshire (Ref. 918820)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • “We loved everything about the ...”

    We loved everything about the cottage. Felt at home from the first moment.

    We loved everything about the cottage. Felt at home from the first moment.

    - Mr Routh, March 2018
    Verified customer


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

The property

This lovely mid-terrace cottage is situated just a couple of minutes’ walk from the centre of the charming Shropshire village of Clun, just seven miles from Bishop’s Castle.

The cottage dates from the late 18th century and is full of wonderful period features.

Enter directly into the beamed sitting room with its large inglenook fireplace boasting a fabulous woodburning stove.

Take a couple of steps down into the kitchen which has a feature stone wall, a stone flagged floor and a Stanley oil range which also powers the heating in the cottage.

To the back of the sitting room is a beautifully designed bathroom with stone walls, quarry tiles and a rain shower which sits over the centrally positioned freestanding bath.

Climb the steep and winding cottage stairs to access the two bedrooms, one of which has a feature fireplace, wooden floors and a superb pine double bed which is guaranteed to provide a good night’s sleep.

To the rear of the cottage is a small paved patio area where you can relax with a cup of coffee as you plan the day’s activities.

Clun is a delightful Shropshire village which sits on the River Clun.

It is a very important historic village due to its position on the Shropshire/Welsh border and it is home to the ruins of a Norman castle, a Saxon church and a 14th century bridge.

Today, Clun is a popular location for walkers and cyclists and has a couple of pubs and a fine selection of independent shops.

Within short drives are a number of wonderful Shropshire towns including Bishop’s Castle and Knighton.

The medieval town of Ludlow is just a half hour’s drive and is well known for its culinary heritage with a wide selection of renowned restaurants, tea rooms and independent food stores.

A beautiful terraced cottage with plenty of period features in the picturesque Shropshire village of Clun.

Sleeping arrangements

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x double bed
  • Bedroom 2

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    1 x single bed


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Ground floor bathroom with freestanding bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.


  • Oil central heating from Stanley range with woodburning stove
  • Range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking on first come, first served basis
  • Patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: There are a number of internal steps, steep winding cottage stairs and low head height throughout, care to be taken
  • Note: Dogs to be kept downstairs.

About the location


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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