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The Haughmond

Upton Magna, Shrewsbury, Shropshire (Ref. 988184)


Very good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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21 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely peaceful stay the country side on your door step if having dogs with you the field for them is right next to you and a great walk for them too it's within 15mins drive to all amenities Shrewsbury Town a good self catering barn but if not wanting to cook for yourself the pub provides excellent food or the little cafe on the corner a great coffee and cake providing local produce in all a wonderful stay."

    Reviewed by JaneMay 2022

  • "A lovely property in a peaceful location."

    Friendly staff on site and the on-site cafe and restaurant were a real bonus

    Reviewed by RalphFeb 2022

  • "Very good property in a lovely village location really close to Shrewsbury."

    The accommodation was excellent and the facilities equally as good. The whole group remarked on how comfortable the beds and pillows were with good quality bed linen. Dining in the Haughmond was marvellous, the food was the tastiest I have eaten in years and each choice sounded so good it was hard to choose. Service and ambience were top notch. We throughly enjoyed everything about The Barn and it’s location.

    Reviewed by IanOct 2021

  • "Lovely stay."

    Great location, high standard of conversion. Would benefit from a small garden but we used the pub garden. Very helpful staff, would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by RosemaryOct 2021

  • "The property was clean and welcoming, beds lovely and comfy, nice shower and heating worked well, tv large and clear."

    Unfortunately a few things let the property down, poor kitchen facilities , oven tricky to use(no instructions for hob and kept going off) oven door doesn't open fully so needed two people to use- one to hold open door while other put food in oven. A mixture of plates/bowls , and in fact only 3 soup/cereal bowls so difficult when there was 4 of us and property sleeps 6. Pans were really bad, bacon and egg stuck solid to pan and was horrendous to clean cheap non stick. Microwave was stuck on top of fridge really difficult to reach and no way could see inside as too high up and far back. Various pieces of furniture broken, handles, chair spindles and draws unable to pull out, so couldn't use the one in my room. No hangers, and finally no instructions or separate bin for recycling so all went in bin. Plus no blind at kitchen window (not good first thing in morning) which looked directly onto pub garden would not like to visit in summer as no privacy. All these things could quite cheaply an easily be rectified improving the property by another star.

    Reviewed by DebbieOct 2021

  • "Lovely barn , really comfortable and cosy place to be."

    The coffee shop next door also fabulous. A few small things to improve for future : a few side tables for having tea / coffee be good and no hairdryer. Other than wonderful and well equipped. Great for with a dog as lovely public footpath 2 minutes away.

    Reviewed by GemmaSep 2021

  • "A fabulous barn conversion with everything well thought out and catered for all our needs."

    It was like home from home, furnished to a very high standard, immaculately clean and just as the website described. The owner was friendly, helpful and available when needed and staff were all helpful and welcoming. The facilities were exceptional, with a cafe/village store across the courtyard, for breakfast/lunch and supplying local produce. The coaching inn onsite too, where we had the most fabulous meal in the restaurant. It was wonderful. We couldn’t fault it. We chose The Barn at The Haughmond as it was dog friendly and we were bringing our 5 month old puppy. I understood from the description on the website that the accommodation had a garden area adjoining the barn. This was to a degree true as the beer garden for the pub was adjacent to the barn, but had no direct access to the garden without leaving the barn. We used the grassed area first thing in a morning and last thing at night, but was not ideal during the day as it would not have been appropriate for beer garden users to tolerate a young pup running around. This was the only criticism (if any) that we found. Apart from this, we would definitely return and use this accommodation again. We had a wonderful week and would like to return to discover more of this lovely part of Shropshire.

    Reviewed by CherylAug 2021

  • "We had a fantastic week at the Haughmond Inn Barn."

    The barn is beautiful, spacious and homely. The staff at the Inn are fabulous and we were made to feel very welcome. The food there is amazing. We had the best Sunday lunch ever and a delicious taster menu. It was a perfect base to explore Shropshire and we recommend a walk around Haughmond Hill for fabulous views of Shrewsbury. We will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by VickyMar 2020

  • "The accommodation was excellent."

    Very clean and very comfortable. We were made very welcome and the pack of essentials were a lovely touch and amazing quality. The restaurant on site was fabulous.

    Reviewed by LindaNov 2019


    Reviewed by JaniceOct 2019

  • "There are quite a few issues with allot of the cabinets which makes them unusable in the bedrooms."

    Make sure you take some necessities, you do get a welcome pack though. We had to buy all cleaning products The barn is nice a cozy and very spacious and it’s all dog friendly. It’s a good base to lots of areas so most places only a 20 minute drive. You can log into Netflix and Prime tv for quiet evenings although there are no DVD’s provided for the DVD player. All in all a good stay

    Reviewed by TeresaOct 2019

  • "The only thing we’d like to comment on is that if you wanted privacy and a place to sit out that was not public, this is not the place to go to."

    It’s very close to the inn so there’s always people around and the seating area is right by the car park. No windows to see any views which is a drawback. Hosts very welcoming and helpful. Area lovely to visit with lots to do. Accommodation very spacious and comfortable.

    Reviewed by ThomasSep 2019

  • "Really lovely barn, comfy beds and spacious."

    Took our own oven gloves after reading previous feedback and this was a good move. There was one issue with the barn and that was the musty smell that was quite strong coming from the bathroom. Otherwise it was excellent.

    Reviewed by KirstyAug 2019

  • "Lovely accommodation, beautiful surroundings, fabulous owners - thank you!"

    Reviewed by KirstyMay 2019

  • "We had a lovely holiday in Shropshire, lovely weather, and lots to do with very small children (1 x 20 month old, 2 3."

    5 year olds) The property itself was fine, but seriously under-equipped in the kitchen. (No oven gloves, or anycloths to wash up with, a lot of the plates were too big for the dishwasher, and there were no sensible bowls to name but a few omissions). However the rest of the property lovely. I suspect we were not the owners' target audience - if your ideal holiday is to eat in the pub 10 metres away and not cook, this is a perfect property for you. With three small children in tow, this wasn't really our scene. That said, the owners were very friendly and helpful whenever we had a query, even taking our online shop in, when we didn't turn up on time as we got stuck in traffic!

    Reviewed by DoraMay 2019

  • "Wonderful owners made our stay a pleasure."

    The shop/cafe and the pub/restaurant are both great.The cottage is simply one of the best.

    Reviewed by GeoffreyApr 2019

  • "Lovely cottage very clean everything we needed for 6 adults and my dog Only negative I think it would be helpful to have another toilet."

    With 6 adults it was abit awkward in the mornings with just one bathroom.

    Reviewed by JenniferMar 2019

  • "My Father always told me if you have nothing good to say about a person or place ..."

    My Father always told me if you have nothing good to say about a person or place say nothing so for this review Im saying NOTHING

    Reviewed by YvonneMar 2019

  • "We had a wonderful stay in the Barn."

    The layout was perfect for us and the welcome pack was of exceptional quality. The decoration was stylish and the welcome for the dog, was second to none. Thank you to the hosts for a perfect weekend.

    Reviewed by ClareMar 2019

  • "We enjoyed a fantastic half term break at the cottage."

    Clean and comfortable. Some great local walks, and so nice to return to a warm and cosy cottage. The additional breakfast welcome pack was a lovely touch and greatly appreciated.

    Reviewed by JaneFeb 2019

  • "Wonderful place, wonderful people, wonderful food, best birthday ever."

    We will be back!

    Reviewed by SallyFeb 2019

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  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 3 x king-size doubles (zip/link can be twins on request)
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, breakfast bar, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV with Netflix, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Seating area outside in grounds of the pub
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub on doorstep
  • Please note: This property can only accept a check in on a Friday or a Monday
  • This property has a good housekeeping bond of £200.

The property

Tucked away within the grounds of an award-winning coaching inn, surrounded by beautiful, Shropshire countryside, is The Barn at The Haughmond. Ideally positioned on two national cycling routes, with superb amenities right on the doorstep and easy access to Shrewsbury and Ironbridge, this thoughtful barn conversion is the perfect choice for you.

An open-plan living room welcomes you inside, with bright, fresh colour schemes, infused with modern and indulgent furnishings.

Relax on the sofas in front of a large, Flatscreen TV and unwind into a lovely break away with the family.

Gather your friends around the dining table for a lovely home-cooked dinner, or late-night board games accompanied by a bottle of wine.

You can enjoy your mornings at the breakfast bar with a refreshing cup of tea, before planning a day out exploring the Shropshire Hills, or shopping in nearby Shrewsbury.

When the day is at an end and it is time to retire to the bedrooms, you have the choice of king-size doubles or a twin setup, with the added benefit of zip and link beds.

The shower room boasts a large walk-in shower wet room and contemporary fittings to brighten your mood.

Outside, pleasant views can be admired across green pastures, from the seating area within the grounds.

This Michelin guide pub offers hearty food and a cosy atmosphere, the kind of place you can relax with a coffee, tuck into delicious food and benefit from a professional, friendly service.

Why not take advantage of this ideal situation?

Treat yourselves to the seasonal a la carte menu with daily fish specials or indulge in the 7 course ‘Tastes of The Haughmond’ menu with optional wine flight sampling locally sourced ingredients.

The village store and café next door, offer a rustic feel, stocked with a range of local, fresh and convenience products, welcoming cyclists, walkers and muddy paws from all over.

This unique little shop welcomes you to The Barn with a complimentary hamper… choose breakfast or afternoon tea on booking.

Close by, Shrewsbury boasts a wonderful heritage waiting to be explored, along with many appealing attractions. Pay a visit to the National Trust's Attingham Park, Shrewsbury Castle, and even the lovely towns of Telford and Oswestry.

Choose this beautifully presented barn, for a quality break in Shropshire!

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Shrewsbury 7.3 miles; Telford 13 miles; Oswestry 25 miles

Situated some seven miles from Shrewsbury, engulfed by beautiful Shropshire countryside, is Upton Magna. This village and civil parish boasts the oldest still-standing cottage in Europe, Cruck Cottage, a Grade II listed building dating back to before the 15th century. This charming village is also situated on the National Cycle Route 81 and is home to a primary school, a Church of England parish church, a village hall, a pub, post office and small business park. Shrewsbury, one of England's finest heritage towns, boasts cobbled alleys and half-timbered buildings, as well as many exciting events and festivals taking place each year, catering for every age and interest. Browse the shops, dine at the many cafes and restaurants and enjoy refreshing drinks in a lovely selection of bars and pubs. Shrewsbury Abbey was founded in 1083 and is home to the fictional Brother Cadfael. Shrewsbury Castle, an impressive sandstone building in beautiful gardens and grounds and is home to the Shropshire Regimental Museum. There is also Attingham Park nearby, Wroxeter Roman City and the large town of Telford, named after the renowned civil engineer, Thomas Telford. Enjoy a walk along the nature trails in Telford Town Park, play a round of mini golf, or hire a bike and cycle to Ironbridge. The ancient market town of Oswestry is slightly further afield enjoying shops, tearooms and a mixed Welsh and English heritage. Discover museums, visit the Cambrian Heritage Railway and climb the Old Oswestry Hill Fort for rewarding views over the town and across the county of Shropshire. A lovely location for getting away-from-it-all.

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Please note: This property has a good housekeeping bond of £200

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