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Manor Cottage

Ludlow, Shropshire (Ref. 2806)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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91 Customer Reviews

  • "I've only put "Met Expectations" because I've been before and so knew what to expect and wasn't disappointed."

    As before this is a great place to stay close to Ludlow town centre. Phil is very welcoming and keeps a well kept cottage with everything you might need for a happy stay.

    Reviewed by JamesOct 2021

  • "Great location."

    V comfortable stay.

    Reviewed by JosephOct 2021

  • "Lovely Cottage in a great location and the owner was very helpful and friendly."

    Reviewed by JaneSep 2021

  • "A very easy house to stay in, very convenient for all the charms of Ludlow."

    The BBQ + charcoal was great. As were the local guidebooks and OS maps, much better than the pile of random leaflets you often get. The beds were very comfortable and the pans were the best we have ever seen in a rental accomodation. A couple of minor niggles...quite limited on the number of wine glasses. The parking took a bit of getting used to, as the visibility coming off the driveway is not great, but we coped!

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2021

  • "We had a wonderful stay in Manor Cottage and was a great location to travel and visit places in the local area."

    The property was more than ample for four people and two dogs. The kitchen was particulary well stocked with all you would need to produce family meals. Thank you Phil for an excellent stay.

    Reviewed by CarolineAug 2021

  • "Everything was good."

    Nice clean cottage. Short walk to town. No problems at all

    Reviewed by JaneJun 2021

  • "We did mention to Mr Lewis that to provide a set of nest of tables in the sitting room would be very helpful."

    When relaxing, having the use of a small table to put your drink,snacks etc, would be helpful. The second thing was the poor WiFi signal strength. Often the connection while using went down. We did again mention this and he said he would sort it. This was our second visit. Apart from above, we would certainly return again.

    Reviewed by LionelJun 2021

  • "The two of us found a clean, well equipped and comfortable house, friendly owner lives next door."

    Five minute walk into Ludlow town and ten to local railway station. Great location for exploring beautiful Shropshire, Herefordshire and Powys. Excellent value.

    Reviewed by EditaApr 2021

  • "Really lovely break in a fantastic town."

    Cottage was well equipped, clean and warm. Key collection was very straightforward and owner was very helpful and unobtrusive.

    Reviewed by AnnabelleApr 2021

  • "Had a lovely time at this wonderful place!"

    ...Very cosy "Didn't want to go out sometimes!"...Owner Phil very helpful and everything you could need is on site...Short walk into beautiful Ludlow.....Give it a go!

    Reviewed by DermotOct 2020

  • "Another brilliant stay at Manor Cottage."

    As in the past everything was perfect. the only reason I have not ticked the "Exceeded Expectations" is that I all ready knew what to expect and wasn't disappointed!

    Reviewed by JamesSep 2020

  • "Our main comment is that unlike most holiday rentals there was no booklet explaining how things work."

    For example, it took a while to sort the oven and we needed to get help with the TV. But we did have a comfortable stay, with parking and easy access to town and surrounding area.

    Reviewed by AlexandraSep 2020

  • "Lovely house, lovely owner (Phil)."

    Very relaxing holiday. Loved being so close to the town. Lovely cozy yet specious accommodation. Would recommend 100%. Will be going back at some point if it's not fully booked up. Also thank you Sykes for their smooth booking process (as usual) K.S

    Reviewed by NSep 2020

  • "The cottage was booked for four adults and a child, however there were only four chairs at the dining table which made meal times difficult as did a shortage of cutlery, and wine glasses."

    Reviewed by JayneAug 2020

  • "Clean comfortable and we'll equipped cottage within a five minute walk of glorious ludlow centre."

    Safe enclosed outside area enjoyed by meg our dog. Would visit again and recommend to family and friends

    Reviewed by JulieAug 2020

  • "It's close enough to stroll into town and to use for a base for excursions by car (avoid going through town centre if you can, it gets busy)."

    Good sized kitchen area, well equipped.

    Reviewed by PaulFeb 2020

  • "Owner came to check all ok at arrival and also at end."

    Lovely personal touch. Will book again. Very well equipped and extremely clean. Excellent.

    Reviewed by DeleneDec 2019

  • "Lovely place, easy to find and great to have parking so close to the centre"

    Reviewed by RichardNov 2019

  • "Cottage is cosy and warm with all mod cons and some lovely welcoming touches."

    Would definitely recommend as a base for exploring this beautiful town and county. Has off road parking plus a fully enclosed patio for dogs. Thank you Phil for checking everything was ok and for a really good stay!

    Reviewed by MaxineOct 2019

  • "Clean, comfortable, convenient"

    Reviewed by PaulOct 2019

  • "This was the most comfortable place we have stayed in with reclining settees and very comfortable bed."

    Phil welcomed us in and came to say goodbye when we left.We will definitely be going back just a short walk into town. Can’t fault the cottage in any way. 5*

    Reviewed by PhilOct 2019

  • "Nice to see a new fridge and dishwasher."

    Lovely stay in a lovely town

    Reviewed by MarkAug 2019

  • "The cottage was well equipped, comfortable and perfectly situated for a 10 minute stroll into Ludlow centre."

    The River Teme is also easy to walk to, and breakfast at The Green Cafe was simply delightful. The walk up The Long Mynd was our highlight - we'll be back to do this again. A great holiday with all the comforts of home.

    Reviewed by JoanneAug 2019

  • "As You can see by my feedback, Monor Cottage was a great place to stay."

    Everything you needed was provided here. We settled in very quickly. It was 'home to home'. Mr Lewis came and introduce himself shortly after we arrived, which we appreciated. This was the first time we had visited Lunlow. What a fantastic place. So much history, wonderful buildings and countryside. I would recommend a visit to the museum. Great walks, especially along the river. There are so many places of interest within a short drive of the town that we didn't have the time to visit, so we will be returning.

    Reviewed by LionelJun 2019

  • "The cottage is well equipped for 4 people and a dog ."

    3 minutes walk into the town. Amazing places to eat .owner very pleasant man . Had a fabulous week . Will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by JayneApr 2019

  • "Another fantastic stay at Manor Cottage."

    This was our fourth visit to Ludlow and as usual we were not disappointed. Following a warm welcome from our genial albeit unobtrusive host Phil we set about exploring the Marches and hitherto unfamiliar parts of Mid Wales. We thoroughly recommend the Elan Vally, a mere fifty minutes drive through stunning scenery. For those, like us who have a horse mad eleven year old in tow the nearby North Farm Equestrian Centre provides some lovely hacks through Mortimer Forest. Excellent dog walks too. Similarly, Darky Dale Riding Stables near Befstone provides much enjoyment in surroundings that leave an indelible impression. Returning home to the ease and comfort of Manor Cottage always provides a bonus. A mere five minutes walk takes you to the Queens where a warm Shropshire welcome and a truly excellent menu awaits. Here's the secret - Ludlow provides amazingly good value for money. We often proclaim 'how much!' and not for reasons one might expect. Thanks Phil; thanks Shropshire; thanks Ludlow. The Davies family from (expensive) Southwold, Suffolk.

    Reviewed by JohnApr 2019

  • "`Holiday was great, cottage was as good if not better than last time with the addition of a dishwasher and new fridge with freezer."

    Reviewed by GrahamMar 2019

  • "Lovely house, easy to access, easy to park, well considered faciities, comfy bed, warm and cosy and walking distance from the town."

    Reviewed by MaryJan 2019

  • "Ludlow was as lovely as ever."

    Manor Cottage is very nice and easily accommodated 4 adults and 2 dogs. 10 mins walk to town. On a busy road and near the railway line, but dong be put off by this as it wasn’t noisy at all

    Reviewed by KayDec 2018

  • "Manor Cottage was very clean, comfortable and well equipped."

    Situation was great - an easy walk into town but with the benefit of generous parking space. The owner, Phil, was a considerate and welcoming host. We would definitely return to Ludlow and Manor Cottage.

    Reviewed by AlisonNov 2018

  • "Lovely Cottage that had everything needed."

    felt at home straight away The owner Phil was helpful and friendly. We had a great week. Ludlow was lovely and plenty to do in the surrounding area. Will certainly visit again.

    Reviewed by GrahamOct 2018

  • "The cottage inside was lovely although could be improved with a larger fridge or fridge freezer ."

    The setting at Ludlow is ideal as close to all amenities, however the outside area is just a yard of flags not a pleasant outlook and furniture was a picnic table with seats attached . It could be improved with nicer outdoor furniture some pot plants etc . My dog didn’t like flags and struggled to toilet so bare this in mind if you have fussy dogs like ours . The owner is very pleasant also.

    Reviewed by PamelaAug 2018

  • "Table and chairs in the garden would have been better than a picnic bench and ..."

    Table and chairs in the garden would have been better than a picnic bench and maybe update the TV system other than that lovely

    Reviewed by SueJul 2018

  • "We think the cottage actually undersold itself."

    Good location, whilst on a mainish road there was not an issue with traffic noise. Cottage was larger than portrayed,extremely clean and well equipped. The owner was friendly without being intrusive, and it was nice knowing he was around if needed.

    Reviewed by PeterJun 2018

  • "This was our 2nd stay at Manor cottage (this time for 2 weeks) and equally enjoyable."

    Will be happy to go back again in the future. Great location for exploring other places and situated within a short distance of walking into Ludlow with its lovely buildings, shops and market.

    Reviewed by EdnaJun 2018

  • "Directions to property were spot on."

    Cottage is on a 'main' road but we were never disturbed. Lovely bright kitchen with everything could need. Comfy lounge with leather recliner settees and big TV. We had few problems getting Freeview to work but Phil the owner was on hand. Really convenient for Ludlow town just up hill 10 mins most and downhill way back. 3 bedrooms and bathroom plus downstairs toilet. Heating on when cold and as Famous Five say lashings of hot water. Great to relax after hard days touristing! Great base for Ironbridge, Much Wenlock, Church Stretton and beyond. So many scrumptious restaurants in Ludlow, great Thai and India, Pizza and really convenient Queens (pub) need book. I could go on praising this cottage and Ludlow but want to go back don't want be all booked up.

    Reviewed by SallyApr 2018

  • "Owner was close at hand, pleasant and very helpful."

    The backyard was rather dreary. The place would have been considerably improved if there were some nice pot plants, particularly as the cottage was located in a not very pretty part of the town.

    Reviewed by MalcolmApr 2018

  • "Lovely cottage with all amenities provided."

    Short walk to the centre of Ludlow, which is a lovely place to spend a long weekend. Cottage has private parking and is dog friendly. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by JamieFeb 2018

  • "Lovely week away."

    Cottage very well looked after and very comfortable. Parking was excellent and access to the town very convenient. Even though on a main road in to the town the cottage was very peaceful. Ludlow itself is very beautiful with great markets and shops. There are many dog friendly pubs with beautiful log fires and good food. All in all more than excellent.

    Reviewed by BeverlyDec 2017

  • "It is a 10 min walk into town up a hill - quite manageable unless you are not 100% fit so worth being aware of"

    Reviewed by DougOct 2017

  • "Manor cottage was a nice clean base for the delights of Ludlow and Shropshire in general."

    No complaints.

    Reviewed by SarahAug 2017

  • "Shropshire a lovely place to visit."

    Ludlow very interesting town and mostly dog friendly which is important to us as a family! Marvellous walks and scenery on the doorstep.

    Reviewed by MoiraJun 2017

  • "The cottage was lovely just what we expected 3 bedrooms s good parking did not use the car until Thursday ."

    Lovely town plenty to do. Ray & Pat

    Reviewed by RaymondMay 2017

  • "Great little cottage in the lovely historic town of Ludlow"

    Reviewed by MartinNov 2016

  • "Excellent location, helpful but unobtrusive owner, once he checked we were settled he left us alone which was appreciated."

    All amenities except for a proper freezer. Water was always piping hot and cottage cosy and warm. Roomy and clean and we will likely rebook. Bed was too soft for me but then I need an orthopaedic mattress for my joint problems, so not a criticism just own personal need. Fab restaurants in town 5 mins walk away.

    Reviewed by LindaOct 2016

  • "Could not lock onto Wi Fi, but that could have been me."

    A folder showing local attractions, cafes etc rather than a heap of out of date leaflets would be helpful. Otherwise everything very good.

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2016

  • "The location of Manor Cottage was ideal, as it was easy to get into the centre of Ludlow."

    The cottage was well equipped with up to date facilities, especially the bathroom which looked quite new.

    Reviewed by AnthonyJun 2016

  • "To be fair you met expectations, our expectations of our Sykes holidays are very high anyway :)"

    Reviewed by MichaelJun 2016

  • "Really lovely holiday home."

    From the start, everything was great with a lovely relaxing atmosphere that made the holiday. Everything was there that we needed; all aspects were to a very high standard. We very much hope to come back next year.

    Reviewed by RoyMay 2016

  • "The property was beautifully clean and well equipped."

    In a great location for Ludlow.

    Reviewed by AnneApr 2016

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our week at Manor Cottage."

    The house was very cosy and we liked being so close to Ludlow town centre with its shops and lovely pubs. Everything was good!

    Reviewed by JanetApr 2016

  • "The location of the cottage was excellent."

    The fact the owner was next door if any thing had gone wrong was comforting.

    Reviewed by SarahApr 2016

  • "A cosy cottage that is light, bright and cheerful with a great location and the owner is next door."

    We really enjoyed our holiday there.

    Reviewed by JaneAug 2015

  • "Enjoyed every minute there."

    Reviewed by JanetJun 2015

  • "Another wonderful holiday in Ludlow."

    The weather was almost tropical at times despite it being on Easter. This was our second visit to Manor Cottage, and it certainly did not disappoint. Located within easy walking distance to the town centre and all its many delights, the owner could not have done any more to make us feel welcome. Given the number of dogs that one sees in and around Ludlow it was surprising to discover that Manor Cottage was only one of two properties prepared to accept our two four-legged friends. For this alone, we were most grateful. Who knows, it will be hard to find anywhere better!

    Reviewed by JohnApr 2015

  • "Fantastic location and wonderful cottage."

    Reviewed by MarkNov 2014

  • "A very cosy cottage in an excellent edge of town position."

    Reviewed by ANov 2014

  • "The location was superb."

    The cottage, as it was so well equipped felt like home and very cosy. The owner introduced himself and told us where he was if we needed him.

    Reviewed by JeanOct 2014

  • "Well appointed, very comfortable cottage within easy walking distance to Ludlow."

    Ideally situated, with plenty to see and do around the Shropshire area. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by AnneSep 2014

  • "Proximity of property to the centre of Ludlow - a lovely place."

    Reviewed by JohnApr 2014

  • "Fabulous cottage - homely, warm, high specification, ideally located, and parking too."

    Will definitely return.

    Reviewed by AnnNov 2013

  • "All positive in every way."

    A great cottage, and perfectly thought through by the owner, who turned out to be very nice and extremely helpful and friendly.

    Reviewed by KarenAug 2013

  • "Great location and lovely cottage."

    A real home from home.

    Reviewed by DeborahJul 2013

  • "Cottage in right location for us and was exactly as described."

    We also met the owner who lived next door, but we had complete privacy and we felt that the cottage was ours. No notices saying don't do this and that and the fresh flowers were appreciated.

    Reviewed by KayMay 2013

  • "It was a very relaxing week in a lovely location."

    The cottage made an ideal base for exploring the area. It was well located within a short walking distance of the town.

    Reviewed by SherrilApr 2013

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage, superbly well placed to walk into Ludlow."

    Lovely warm welcome from the owner who lives next door but very unobtrusive throughout the test of the visit. Marvelous!

    Reviewed by CarolynDec 2012

  • "Lovely location, great Cottage and very modern, we felt very comfortable and at home."

    Reviewed by BryonyOct 2012

  • "This is the third time we have stayed at this home."

    The owner couldn't do enough for us. So central to shops and everything is so beautifully looked after. Fab, beautiful place to visit. Furniture top quality.

    Reviewed by RobertSep 2012

  • "The cottage is well appointed and 5 minutes from town centre."

    The cottage was spotlessly clean and had everything you need for a weeks stay.

    Reviewed by JodeeAug 2012

  • "Perfect location for viewing the surrounding areas."

    Good choice of restaurants etc, many within walking distance. Would love to go back again, so much to see - a week did not seem enough.

    Reviewed by ElspethJun 2012

  • "Lovely and relaxing despite the wet weather!"

    Reviewed by GillianJun 2012

  • "Ludlow! Lovely area for walking and exploring."

    Very pleased with cottage. Clean, warm and inviting. Good that the owner popped in from next door to say hello. Would return and recommend.

    Reviewed by RichardNov 2011

  • "An excellent location and overall a very comfortable property that is equipped with everything you need."

    Reviewed by TeresaSep 2011

  • "The location is ideal for anyone wishing to take advantage of everything Ludlow has to offer."

    Reviewed by NeilAug 2011

  • "The cottage was very comfortable and in a good location for visiting the surrounding countryside which was lovely."

    The walk into the town for our meal in the evening was very easy, only 10 minutes up the road. We thought Ludlow was a really nice town, lots to see.

    Reviewed by CarolynJul 2011

  • "Good proximity to Ludlow and the surrounding area."

    Excellent walking from the doorstep and the shopping in town is great! It included bakers, butchers, deli's and a farmers market for fresh local produce.

    Reviewed by SuzanneJul 2011

  • "We enjoyed Fantastic views."

    Ludlow is full of history.

    Reviewed by RobertJun 2011

  • "A lovely clean cottage in a good position for the town centre of Ludlow."

    Reviewed by TraceyMay 2011

  • "Over the last 2 years I have rented either houses or flats on at least 5 occasions."

    Without doubt Manor Cottage was the best and therefore a significant contribution towards an excellent holiday. I was particularly impressed with the attention to detail shown in both design of the building and its fittings (better than my own home). It was also a nice touch for the owner to call round to check how we had enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by MSep 2010

  • "A great cottage and the owner was very kind and helpful."

    Ludlow is fantastic to explore and it was a great base for days out around Shropshire.

    Reviewed by JanetSep 2010

  • "The comfortable and well equipped cottage together with its most pleasant and helpful owner."

    The location of the cottage both in relation to Ludlow and  good roads to other interesting places we visited in Shropshire, including Ironbridge and The Severn Valley Railway.

    Reviewed by MargaretAug 2010

  • "The cottage was within walking distance of the town."

    The beds were very comfortable. Plenty to do within an hours drive of the property.

    Reviewed by JaneAug 2010

  • "Large, airy, pleasant, good size and comfortable."

    Accommodation was well situated. Good parking walking distance to centre for meals, shops etc. Good choice of places to eat all of a high standard. Ludlow was an excellent base for exploring other areas.

    Mr RobsonJun 2010

  • "Ideal location within easy walking distance of Ludlow but very quiet at night."

    A good walking, cycling and touring base. Would definitely return, an excellent cottage.

    Reviewed by AlanMay 2010

  • "One of the best cottages we have stayed in very clean and comfortable."

    The location was good within walking distance to the town centre.

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2010

  • "What a lovely cottage!"

    The property is extremely well equipped (and dog and toddler friendly too), with a south-facing patio. And it's in an ideal location for exploring the charming Medieval town of Ludlow on foot.

    Reviewed by AlisonFeb 2010

  • "The cottage was lovely and had all the amenities of a working home."

    The owner came and met us on arrival and had ensured the heating was on so it was lovely and warm when we arrived.

    Reviewed by FarrahFeb 2010

  • "A perfect holiday home, very comfortable and spacious, a lovely warm retreat to come back to."

    The contemporary decor and fittings made for a real calming atmosphere. Cottage well placed for visiting Ludlow and surrounds. Generally a well thought through holiday let with everything you need for a comfortable base.

    Reviewed by RitaNov 2009

  • "Very convenient for town with good parking"

    Mrs MoxhamOct 2009

  • "Very good location."

    Convenient for exploring the local area. Comfortable and clean cottage.

    Reviewed by ElaineJun 2009

  • "We are pleased to report the cottage was exceptional."

    As a Chartered Surveyor I noted it had been renovated to an above average standard. We would certainly return. It is convenient for the town centre and has excellent parking. In a nutshell a very good weeks holiday!

    Reviewed by DavidApr 2009

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The property

An attractive, detached, brick-built cottage, only 10 minutes' walk from the heart of Ludlow's famous medieval town centre.

Completely renovated to provide high quality, contemporary accommodation, this cottage is ideal for a family holiday or a romantic break.

There is a king-size bed in the master bedroom, a stylish kitchen and a cosy sitting room, while the enclosed patio is the ideal spot for an evening drink.

The fascinating town of Ludlow is home to a wonderful 11th Century castle, as well as renowned shops, pubs and restaurants.

This is a superb base for enjoying one of Britain's most beautiful towns and its surrounding area.

Nearby attractions are wide-ranging and plentiful and include Stokesay Castle, the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Acton Scott Historic Farm, the wonderful Long Mynd and Caradoc Hills above Church Stretton, not to mention the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, the Severn Valley Railway and fantastic days out in medieval Shrewsbury and Hereford.

An ideal cottage to be enjoyed at any time of the year.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x kingsize double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor WC and basin
  • Fitted kitchen with oak worktops and dining area
  • Sitting room with ornamental fireplace.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, 32" flat screen TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Large patio garden to side elevation with garden furniture and BBQ
  • Two dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Medieval town centre and castle 10 mins walk
  • Note: The property is set on the road into Ludlow and, as such, there may be some traffic noise during busy periods.

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About the location


Church Stretton 15 miles; Hereford 25 miles; Shrewsbury 28 miles; Worcester 33 miles.

The historic market town of Ludlow is situated on the River Teme, amidst the outstanding countryside of the Welsh Marches. With more than 500 listed buildings, the town provides a fascinating range of architecture including Ludlow Castle which is over 900 years old and is one of the first stone castles to be built in England. Today the castle is open all year round and hosts a wide range of events including outdoor theatre, food, art and literature festivals and many antique and art fairs. Below the castle, Millenium Green offers a large public riverside green and weir and provides excellent indoor and outdoor dining facilities via the Green Cafe located right on the riverside. Ludlow has held street markets since the twelfth century. Nowadays, a traditional open-air market takes place in the town square every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday throughout the year. More than forty stalls selling a range of goods including fresh produce, cheeses, books and a selection of local crafts are on offer with the 'Local to Ludlow' produce market some Thursdays and an Antique & Flea market some Sundays. Ludlow is also a gourmet’s paradise and a shopper’s dream. The town boasts many places to eat and drink, as well as a number of exclusive boutique style clothes and gift shops. Ludlow is within easy reach of Church Stretton, Shrewsbury and Hereford, as well as popular attractions such as World Heritage Site of Ironbridge Gorge, Severn Valley Railway, Berrington Hall, Croft Castle and Cardingmill Valley. Ludlow is a superb destination for a relaxing all year-round break.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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