Brandwood Barn

Munslow near Craven Arms, Shropshire (Ref. 957585)

  • Brandwood Barn - (Ref. 957585)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Ms Edwards

    “Excellent standard accommodation, online photos didn’t do the cottage justice.”

    Clean and tidy, an excellent base for a week away exploring the surrounding area

    Clean and tidy, an excellent base for a week away exploring the surrounding area


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The Chains

These wonderful barn conversions are situated on the main road running through Munslow, a small village near Craven Arms and Church Stretton, on the edge of the Shropshire Hills AONB. The barns are part of The Chains, which featured in the much-loved Lilliput Lane collection, and are a beautiful terrace of properties with exposed beams and heaps of character within their stone walls. Perfect for large groups of friends or family exploring this delightful area, each property has its own woodburner and a master bedroom with a roll-top bath and en-suite shower. The kitchens are well-equipped with electric ovens and a washing machine, so you don’t need to worry about over-packing or getting a bit muddy when you’re out exploring. Outside are lovely, private patios where you can enjoy the sunshine with a spot of alfresco dining. The village of Munslow is quiet and pretty, with a good country pub just round the corner from The Chains; you can enjoy an evening drink with the locals or dinner if you don’t fancy cooking, yourselves. There are plenty of walking opportunities and picnic spots in the surrounding Shropshire Hills, and you can get your adrenaline fix at the Shropshire Hills Mountain Bike and Outdoor Pursuits Centre, just 20 minutes away. Why not explore Ludlow Castle, or the town’s Murder Mystery Treasure Trail? Eight miles away, Church Stretton has a great selection of independent shops, pubs and cafes, whilst other popular destinations, such as The Stiperstones and UNESCO World Heritage Centre at Ironbridge Gorge, are a must-see during your time here. With so much to see and do, and such delightful accommodation, The Chains are an excellent holiday home for exploring this glorious part of the country!

The property

This wonderful, homely barn conversion has original, exposed wooden beams throughout and beautiful views of the Shropshire Hills from the back garden.

There is a social kitchen with a dining table for six, so everyone can sit and chat while dinner is being prepared, and the sitting room is a wonderful place to rest after a long walk.

Beside the sitting room, separated by long curtains, is a snug that can be used as a small single bedroom or a great place to curl up with a good book on a rainy afternoon.

Two wonderful bedrooms on the first floor offer their own en-suite shower rooms and the master room also has its own wall-mounted TV and a luxurious roll-top bath!

A fabulous holiday destination, perfect for keen walkers, families and groups of friends.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Ref. 957583, together they sleep 8.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite roll-top bath, shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin. 1 x ground floor single. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove. Snug with single day bed.


  • Electric central heating with some radiators powered by woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Secure bike storage
  • Enclosed rear patio garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Snug is separated by a curtain
  • Note: Two stone steps down to sitting room from kitchen
  • Note: Low beam above doorway to twin bedroom, care to be taken.

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About the location


Craven Arms 7 miles; Church Stretton 8.5 miles; Ludlow 11.5 miles.

The quiet village of Munslow is found on the edge of the Shropshire Hills AONB, a short drive from Craven Arms and Church Stretton. It is a pretty village, with a country pub serving good food and drink and wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. The neighbouring towns of Church Stretton and Craven Arms both have a lovely selection of shops, cafes and restaurants, whilst the latter also boasts its own independent supermarket where you can pick up all your essentials for your holiday. Nearby are wonderful walking opportunities and lots of choices for fun days out to keep both adults and children entertained. Visit the beautiful Stokesay Castle, complete Ludlow’s Murder Mystery Treasure Trail, spend the day at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, or marvel at the National Trust’s Berrington Hall, which can be reached in less than half an hour. The UNESCO World Heritage Site at Ironbridge Gorge is less than half an hour from Munslow, and The Stiperstones, a must-visit for keen walkers in the group, is less than an hour away in the car. A wonderful destination for a holiday exploring Shropshire and its Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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