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Mossy Lodge

(Ref. 1103394)

Hemford near Minsterley, Shropshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

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4 Customer Reviews

  • "My stay at the lodge was fantastic!"

    The breathtaking scenery surrounding it made for a truly memorable experience. The host's warm hospitality added a personal touch that made me feel right at home. I highly recommend this lodge for a serene getaway and perfect for Stargazing.

    Thank you very much for such a lovely review, and so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Inderjit5.0Oct 2023

  • "Had a lovely relaxing break at Mossy Lodge."

    The owners were very welcoming and attentive. Will be returning next year.

    Thank you so much for the lovely feedback. Hope to see you again soon. Gaynor & Ian Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely lodge, has everything you need and more."

    Views are spectacular from both outside and inside the lodge. Gaynor was extremely helpful and friendly. Gave us loads of tips of where to go. Extremely dog friendly our girls loved their stay. Would definitely recommend and we will definitely be returning

    Thank you for your kind words. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Sep 2023

  • "This is an awesome property, amazing views, and excellent facilities."

    the outside seating area is beautiful, and the view from the wide opening door is amazing. The fact it is Pet friendly is a bonus as well. Gaynor & Ian are exceptional host. We WILL be back for sure. Glen, Nick, stephen and Lupin !!!

    Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Glen5.0Aug 2023

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  • First-floor apartment
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box
  • Smart TV with Netflix, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars and CCTV for secure parking
  • Enclosed paved sun terrace with lawn and seating
  • External storage for motor bikes, bikes etc in secure premises
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Shop 3.9 miles, pub 1.9 miles
  • Note: The apartment rests above the owner's garage
  • Note: This is an adult-only property
  • Note: There are sloping ceilings in the property; please take care

The property

Minsterley 5 miles.

Nestled on the outskirts of Minsterley in Shrewsbury, is this lovely two-bedroom first-floor apartment, Mossy Lodge.

Enjoying a fantastic location within the Shropshire Hills AONB, with superb views over to the Stiperstones, Stapley Hill, and Corndon and Callow, and a variety of walks right from your doorstep, Mossy Lodge is an idyllic dwelling for four guests plus their two canine companions, and perfect for nature lovers and walkers.

Park-up in one of two secure off-road parking spaces before making your way up to your new abode.

Be welcomed into the open-plan living space, where you can look forward to rustling up delicious meals in the well-equipped kitchen, ready to enjoy at the dining table over a bottle of wine.

After dinner, why not head out to the enclosed sun terrace where you can soak up the amazing views on offer?

As the evening cools, retreat to the sitting room, where you can snuggle up in front of a family favourite on the Smart TV with Netflix.

After a day of hiking through the hills, wash away the day with a soothing soak in the bath or a refreshing shower, before choosing from one of two well-presented double bedrooms to catch your rest in.

Explore your local surroundings, where just a short drive away, you will find the welcoming dog-friendly, Stables Inn, serving hearty home cooked meals and pub classics, perfect for refuelling after a day of exploring!

After sampling the local delights, you can enjoy leisurely walks through the Hope Valley Nature Reserve as you spot the local wildlife within the woodlands.

Continue to Minsterley where there is a well-stocked convenience store, local butchers, and fuel station.

The small village of Marton is also accessible, with its popular Sun Inn and proximity to the famous 82-mile Offa’s Dyke Path, where you can expect some of the best sights and scenery in the area.

The local historic market town of Bishops Castle just 7 miles away is well worth a visit.

It’s narrow streets, amazing old buildings and relaxed atmosphere provides a real time warp feel.

It has many old pubs providing food, and ales from the towns very own micro-brewery, believed to be the oldest in the country.

A visit to the bustling town of Welshpool is a must, here you can tour the esteemed National Trust site of Powis Castle and Garden, brush up on the local history at Powysland Museum, test out your swing at the Welshpool Golf Club, hire kayaks and canoes at Creative Outdoors, or head over to Manafon, where you can hop aboard the renowned Rhiw Valley Light Railway for scenic country rides.

All this and more awaits at Mossy Lodge.

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

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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