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Highbury Cottage

Shrewsbury, Shropshire (Ref. 991745)



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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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36 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a lovely time at the cottage."

    Very well equipped, clean and comfortable. In a peaceful location but easy to reach Shrewsbury and other attractions. Would return again.

    Reviewed by KateApr 2022

  • "This was our second stay at Highbury Cottage and was even better than the first time - good weather and having our bearings for shops and P+R."

    We think you should add to the listing the idea that it is quiet and peaceful. The locals are very welcoming, especially the horse riders and cyclists. It was a lovely stay!!

    Reviewed by ValerieApr 2022

  • "Highbury Cottage is even better than the listing suggests."

    The location is perfect for exploring Shropshire and the views are amazing. It is so peaceful.

    Reviewed by JoApr 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at Highbury Cottage."

    It was really cosy and we appreciated all the little extra touches, soap, tea & coffee as well as fruit, that were left for us. The owners were very kind. We discovered the field walk on the opposite side of the road and made friends with the horse in the first field. Thank you so much for a really peaceful stay.

    Reviewed by ValerieJan 2022

  • "Our third time at Highbury Cottage, just right for us, Jeff the owner is so friendly and helpful, we look forward to our next stay."

    Reviewed by TerryNov 2021

  • "This was our second visit to this lovely quiet cottage and meeting up with the owner again."

    I would like to think that we will return for a third time some time in the future.

    Reviewed by MargaretOct 2021

  • "It was apparent that thought and care had been taken to make visitors as comfortable as possible in Highbury Cottage."

    It was certainly the best equipped place I've ever stayed in. Sending out the 'welcome pack' in advance made it easier to acclimatise to both the cottage and the area, and the fact that the owner was nearby and always prepared to help or advise proved to be a bonus. The cottage had the huge advantage of being situated in a quiet country area while being within easy reach of Shrewsbury in order to access bus and train networks, but it was also central enough that a great many places of interest could also be reached by car. I would have no hesitation in staying there again as well as recommending it to others.

    Reviewed by SheilaSep 2021

  • "Very clean comfortable cottage with a great welcome pack and everything we needed, with a nice little garden with table chairs and umbrella , the ownerJeff was very helpful and friendly , highly recommend."

    Reviewed by Jean MAug 2021

  • "Highbury cottage is a beautiful place to stay its spotlessly clean and Jeff the owner was so lovely he had left us lots of goodies like fruit which he had left a note saying it had been washed and was ready to eat, he left us a mixture of foods , cereals coffee tea sugar milk etc , you could tell a deep clean had been done and the bedding and towels were all beautiful."

    The cottage was in a lovely area with lots of lovely little roads to have walks and there is a nice private sitting out area at the back of the cottage. Jeff was very helpful and friendly we felt very much at home at Highbury cottage and we will be definitely having another holiday there.

    Reviewed by PhilipJul 2021

  • "Cosy, detached cottage with excellent facilities in a rural location."

    Lovely little private garden with table and chairs. Parking on the drive outside the cottage. Quality linen, pots and pans and good wifi. Jeff the owner is a very welcoming, accommodating host who provided lots of little extras for visitors. He also let us use a garage to safely store our bicycles. We really enjoyed our stay and the great cycling lanes on the doorstop. Easy cycling route along the old canal into Shrewsbury, which is a delightful town with lots of interesting shops and buildings.

    Reviewed by DianeJun 2021

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage."

    Nice private garden. One of the cleanest cottages we have stayed in. Jeff the owner is helpful if needed but not intrusive. Walks straight from the cottage

    Reviewed by ElaineJun 2021

  • "Best holiday let we have had, host very good and nothing too much trouble."

    Only problem, the roads are terrible!! (suppose no different to all over the country) did loose a tyre on a visit to my son who lives in area, the hole was like a sink hole they mark some of the holes with paint WHY NOT fill them

    Reviewed by MalcolmJun 2021

  • "We had a lovely stay at Highbury Cottage."

    It is an ideal base for visiting the attractions of Shropshire. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by PeterMay 2021

  • "Second visit to this cottage."

    Everything you could need was provided as well as some lovely extras. Very clean and comfortable. Jeff, the owner, sent information before our stay and was on hand if we needed him without being intrusive. Will be going again.

    Reviewed by MaureenMay 2021

  • "We found this to be a cosy, comfortable cottage in a quiet rural setting - really nice to have a separate kitchen, dining room and sitting room."

    Also the kitchen was well stocked with pans in good condition and cooking knives which are actually sharp as well as a good amount of crockery. Another plus point is having a bath as well as a shower in the property. The cottage also had its own private garden which was a real suntrap - complete with table, chairs & parasol. The owner was most helpful and friendly and emailed all the instructions to us in advance of our arrival - so nice to be able to reach one's holiday home after a long journey and not have to work through a book of instructions before being able to make a cup of tea because we had already had the opportunity to read this information. We were attracted to this specific cottage because of the reviews it received especially the compassionate treatment from the owner for a couple who had to cancel at short notice. If we were to holiday in this area again, we would certainly wish to rebook this cottage.

    Reviewed by BrendaApr 2021

  • "Excellent cottage with everything you could possibly need provided even a welcome food pack all you need to bring are your clothes, that's it ."

    Very cosy and warm and quiet just 8 miles from Shrewsbury. Will definitely stay there again

    Reviewed by LesleyOct 2020

  • "This is a rather unusual review as we didn't actually manage to visit the cottage as we were forced to cancel at the last minute due to tragic family circumstances."

    However the courtesy and understanding shown to me by the property owner was a refreshing change in this often self interested world. I look forward to rebooking in the future and being able to thank him in person.

    Reviewed by RogerOct 2020

  • "Jeff was a good host."

    The cottage was well equipped. Lovely to have some essential food items.

    Reviewed by WendySep 2020

  • "The location is excellent - near enough to Shrewsbury yet not that far away from the bustle of a lively town."

    The cottage is set in a beautiful part of the countryside, very quiet and with the added value of a private little garden. Inside, the cottage itself was ideal for two, and clearly great care had (successfully) been taken to ensure that both practical and aesthetic needs of guests would be met. We had an absolutely lovely, relaxing time here and would recommend it without hesitation.

    Reviewed by AnneAug 2020

  • "A great host the cottage was very clean ,Jeff was very helpful in every way while keeping at a safe distance from us , the cottage was in very quiet location ,but was in easy reach of all major super markets."

    We will be booking this cottage again.

    Reviewed by GrahamJul 2020

  • "A very warm welcome from the owner."

    Everything you could want in the property including a range of walking and sightseeing information. Very nice welcome pack of foodstuffs and well equipped general provisions - salt, pepper etc ettc Would really recommend it

    Reviewed by ValerieFeb 2020

  • "Comfortable and cosy bungalow."

    Owner very friendly and helpful without being intrusive. Lovely welcome back - cereal, bread, butter, milk, fruit, etc. Central for lots of places. It was so good we have already booked it again.

    Reviewed by MaureenFeb 2020

  • "Jeff, the owner is very friendly and welcoming, everything met our expectations as it was our second visit, the accommodation exceeded expectations first visit so met our expectations this time."

    Great accommodation in a nice rural location with lots of places to visit in the region. We aim to book up again in 2020.

    Reviewed by TerryNov 2019

  • "We liked this cottage so much I have just booked again for the 24th October 2020 for a week."

    The owner was most helpful to us.

    Reviewed by MargaretOct 2019

  • "A beautiful cosy cottage which was beautifully decorated, giving it a very homely feeling."

    It had everything that we needed for our short stay. Attention to detail was outstanding, right down to the non slip mat in the shower. Jeff too was very welcoming. We loved the quiet country setting, and always took the winding back roads out on our trips, though a more direct route is also available. Perfectly positioned for trips to Ironbridge, Shrewsbury, and even Wales with Chrick Castle and Powis Castle.

    Reviewed by KenSep 2019

  • "This cottage is the best we have ever booked."

    It was spotlessly clean and comfortable. A welcome pack included cereals, bread, milk, tea and coffee etc; a lovely touch. In a very quiet location, the owner lives next door and is on hand should anything be needed. A wonderful little find!

    Reviewed by SteveSep 2019

  • "Extremely clean and well furnished cottage with everything we needed plus lots of extras."

    Very helpful owner of cottage. Would recommend.

    Reviewed by GordonAug 2019

  • "A very warm welcome and a vry helpful owner"

    Reviewed by KeithJun 2019

  • "Lovely cosy cottage comfortable and well equipped."

    Very well situated to explore Shrewsbury and surrounding area.

    Reviewed by MaryseJun 2019

  • "Exceptionally clean well equipped comfortable cottage."

    Easy access. Charming host. Lovely welcome pack. Plenty to see and explore in the area.

    Reviewed by JoyceJun 2019

  • "One of the cleanest cottages we have stayed in!"

    Lovely welcome pack. Peaceful and lots of nearby places of interest to visit. Cottage had everything we needed including our own private garden!

    Reviewed by LoraineMay 2019

  • "The owner Jeff was very friendly and very helpful, we were greeted and supplied with all the essentials and more for our first nights arrival."

    The countryside around the cottage is remote but beautiful and well worth the drive to see pretty villages, wildlife and the landscape. Thank you Jeff, we aim to return in the autumn and again in the future. Terry Bane - Norfolk

    Reviewed by TerryMar 2019

  • "Very friendly and helpful host, Jeff made us most welcome."

    Lovely cottage in a lovely quiet location yet within easy reach of Shrewsbury and the large number of attractions nearby. A very relaxing and enjoyable holiday.

    Reviewed by StuartMar 2019

  • "Warm welcome from a great Host ."

    A gem of a cottage .

    Reviewed by BruceMar 2019

  • "We have just returned after a weeks holiday in Highbury Cottage Shrewsbury."

    When we arrived at the cottage we received a very warm welcome from Jeff the owner. "Highbury cottage" is absolutely lovely, warm and cosy very well equipped with everything you need and immaculate. Jeff had provided a "Welcome pack" which was very much appreciated. A real home from home. A lovely small private garden, for long summer evenings. It is so quiet, a short drive to the local pubs, many places of interest and Shrewsbury itself. It was our first visit to Shropshire and certainly won't be our last. We would not hesitate to stay at "Highbury cottage" on our return. Jeff was most helpful and gave us lots of information on places to visit.

    Reviewed by HelenFeb 2019

  • "Highbury Cottage was an absolute dream of a place to stay for two adults."

    The proiperty was exceptionally clean and Jeff the owner, so very polite and obliging. I come to Shrewsbury every now and then to see family and as a result of our stay, I will in future stay at highbury Cottage. All in all 10 out of 10.

    Reviewed by NielNov 2018

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  • All ground floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Outside use of garden and seating area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles.

The property

This detached bungalow is situated near to the owner's home on a peaceful lane just moments away from Haughmond Hill, and eight miles out of Shrewsbury.

All ground floor, Highbury Cottage is a cosy place to visit, suited for couples wishing to simply relax, or those with sight-seeing adventures on the horizon.

Wandering inside this retreat, you will feel the sense of warmth and tradition oozing through the old-fashioned furnishings, from the lounge with its comfy sofas, to the dining area which seats four people - you will feel right at home.

There is a warmly decorated family bathroom benefiting from a shower over the bath, and the country cottage kitchen is a lovely little addition to Highbury.

Come night time, snuggle up in the double bedroom which compliments the theme of the cottage wholeheartedly, with traditional oak pine, ample storage, including a wardrobe and chest of drawers.

Outside make use of the garden and seating area, with this retreat being a lovely base for touring, and walking the beautiful location.

Shrewsbury offers a lovely selection of independent and high street shops, along with plenty of cafes, bars, restaurants and pubs to leave you spoilt for choice.

Shrewsbury Castle is a must see, and further afield, visit NT's stately Attingham Park, an elegant 18th century mansion, Wroxeter Roman City, and the museums at Ironbridge.

A thoughtfully styled cottage in a charming part of Shropshire.

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About the location


Church Stretton 13 miles; Much Wenlock 13 miles; Telford 15 miles

Shrewsbury lies in the heart of one of England's most beautiful counties. Set within a giant loop of the River Severn, it is one of England's finest heritage towns with over 600 listed buildings. Explore the picturesque cobbled alleys and squares or enjoy some of the events and festivals that take place each year, particularly Shrewsbury's 'Summer Season' which caters for every age and interest. The town offers a superb selection of independent and high street shops, along with plenty of cafes, bars, restaurants and pubs. The birthplace of Charles Darwin, Shrewsbury also boasts Shrewsbury Abbey, founded in 1083 and home to the fictional Brother Cadfael. Shrewsbury Castle, an impressive sandstone building in beautiful gardens and grounds, houses the Shropshire Regimental Museum, while Quarry Park is home to the annual Shrewsbury Flower Show. Visit NT's stately Attingham Park, an elegant 18th century mansion, Wroxeter Roman City, the museums at Ironbridge, the castle and excellent restaurants of Ludlow, or Acton Scott working farm, as featured in the Victorian Farm TV series.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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