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Ragleth Place Lodge

(Ref. 1007325)

Little Stretton near Church Stretton, Shropshire Show on map


  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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53 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a super couple of days here."

    Lovely quirky and cosy property, very well thought out :-). We didn't use the spiral stairs as they were a bit scary(narrow and steep) for our 2 dogs; but it was fine as there was an alternative way into the property. This was also up some stairs though so people with mobility issues would struggle. Great location. Pub next door which looked very popular. Close to Church Stretton which is a lovely little town and the beautiful Carding Mill Valley great for walking. Thank you for a super stay!:-)

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2023

  • "A great stay in Tardis-like property."

    Very comfortable and clean. 2 excellent pubs nearby and a good bus service to Shrewsbury. Plenty of places to visit close by, can definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Andy5.0Sep 2023

  • "Excellent accommodation in a perfect area for walking."

    We appreciated the "welcome" gifts and hope to return.

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Sep 2023

  • "Our second stay here and it won't be our last."

    Quiet and peaceful. Spotlessly clean and well equipped. Lovely private terrace. Footpaths into the hills and 2 pubs on the doorstep...perfect cottage, perfect location.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely, comfortable, spacious apartment with incredible views."

    Sunny patio for sitting out. Perfect position for walkers with nearby paths onto the Great Mynd. Easy access to the main road, so good for visits to other attractions. Two good pubs very close by. Even a bus stop within 50yds, with buses to Shrewsbury or Ludlow, useful at times for getting to the start of other walks, or a visit to these interesting towns. Train station at Church Stretton. What more could we ask for?

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0May 2023

  • "Property and location perfect for us."

    Beautiful views, peaceful, two lovely pubs serving food, close enough for all walks, and the walk into Church stretton. Everything we wanted and comfortable bed which is a definite bonus. Would not hesitate to book again.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Apr 2023

  • "Lovely place ideally situated with good views and walks close by."

    A few yards from the pub and the bus stop with a frequent service.

    Reviewed by Tony5.0Dec 2022

  • "A really lovely space, and perfect for 2."

    We both love the spacious kitchen area that catches the early morning light. Perfect for a leisurely breakfast and cups of tea. And plenty of room downstairs for wet walking gear and boots. Ideal for us as there's lots of wonderful walking right from the door. We've been before and will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Nov 2022

  • "We had a lovely week at Ragleth Place Lodge, a beautiful cottage in beautiful surroundings and the two village pubs were first class."

    There are two entrances to the cottage so you don’t have to use the spiral staircase which we found a bit steep. This was our first visit to Shropshire and definitely won’t be our last, there is so much to explore. Thank you to The lovely hosts Wendy and Chris.

    Reviewed by Tracey4.7Sep 2022

  • "Our stay at Ragleth Place Lodge was very comfortable and all the facilities we required were in place."

    The setting is lovely, up against the hillside and we enjoyed the use of the patio where we could watch the buzzards and other birds. It was a good location and ideal for walking on the Long Mynd. We would definitely recommend the place to others and it is one that we would return to. The owners Chris and Wendy are very nice and the welcome package was thoroughly enjoyed. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Apr 2022

  • "Another perfect stay,nothing is too much trouble for Wendy and Chris."

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Mar 2022

  • "This is a lovely property with so much to offer."

    It’s well located - next to a pub that serves good food! Well placed for walks with stunning scenery and towns with historical interest. The property itself is beautifully presented, warm and cosy and caters for your every need. Would definitely recommend Ragleth Place Lodge, without hesitation.

    Reviewed by Jen4.7Mar 2022

  • "Great stay."

    Owner had left 2 pints of milk small uncut loaf 2 scones jam and clotted cream. Lovely surprise. Lovely touch. It was a well equipped kitchen. We cooked every night. Really comfortable. It is attached to the owners house but didn't hear them. Downstairs conservatory has lino on the floor so great for taking a wet dog in and drying him off before going upstairs into the rest of the lodge. Would definitely recommend and stay again.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2022

  • "Excellent holiday home nestled in a little village within walking distance to 2 pubs and easy access to the main roads."

    Beautiful place to stay and would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Feb 2022

  • "From booking, staying, and returning we couldn’t fault Sykes."

    We were always kept informed and directions etc were all helpful. The accommodation was as advertised and was lovely and clean. The owners were very friendly and couldn’t be more helpful, and the gift of fresh scones with jam and cream on arrival was a lovely touch. It’s in a stunning location with walks straight from the door. The surrounding areas were all very lovely and we especially enjoyed Ludlow. We would definitely stay again and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Feb 2022

  • "What can we say ?"

    . Yet again another gem in the Sykes Cottage portfolio. Lovely, comfortable home in the most wonderful location . We would certainly recommend and will be staying there again soon

    Reviewed by Rudy5.0Jan 2022

  • "We loved our stay here."

    Such a lovely property in a very peaceful setting with 2 great pubs serving great food within an arms reach. Wendy and Chris were both very friendly ensuring our stay met our expectations and more. Highly recommend!

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Nov 2021

  • "We’ve just come back from a lovely stay at this quaint cottage."

    We had everything we needed and more. Walks from the doorstep and strolls round to two fabulous pubs that serve amazing food. We loved lighting the log fire and relaxing after a long day exploring the area. Thank you for a wonderful stay! Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Ann-marie5.0Oct 2021

  • "Lovely accommodation in a beautiful location."

    Fantastic walking in stunning countryside, had not realised Shropshire was so hilly in this area.

    Reviewed by Czesiawa5.0Oct 2021

  • "Lovely accommodation and wonderful walks on the doorstep too."

    A great place for a relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Oct 2021

  • "Just returned from 2 weeks in this wonderful quiet little hideaway."

    Attached to the owners property but totally private. Wonderfully warm and cosy and the bed is so comfortable, we slept the best sleep ever. The balcony at the rear to the property was perfect and secluded for morning coffee or evening drinks. Location perfect for touring and walking. Two fantastic pubs within 5 mins walk of the accommodation.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Sep 2021

  • "Wendy and Chris go the extra mile to provide a perfect stay,nothing is to much trouble"

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Aug 2021

  • "A wonderful property in the beautiful village setting of Little Stretton."

    Welcoming but unobtrusive hosts. A really well thought out annexe which gave complete privacy including own patio on which to relax with a glass of wine in the evenings. Would highly recommend Ragleth Place Lodge for a truly relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Jun 2021

  • "Spacious, nicely furnished apartment with complete privacy, views out of all windows onto the hill adjacent, which was covered with bluebells when we arrived."

    Several seating areas for relaxing and reading. Well equipped kitchen. A very pleasant place to spend time in. The downstairs conservatory was excellent space for drying waterproofs, boots and washing.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0May 2021

  • "Wendy and Chris have thought of everything."

    We absolutely loved our stay at Ragleth Place Lodge and look forward to future stays.

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0May 2021

  • "Very comfortable apartment, well equipped, clean and quiet."

    Lovely pub on the corner.

    Reviewed by John5.0Apr 2021

  • "Great lodging in a most gorgeous setting."

    Accommodation was perfect, for relaxing and a perfect base to enjoy the Shropshire Hills with the Long Mynd as your back garden

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Apr 2021

  • "The lodge is located in a tranquil, picturesque setting, ideal for the enjoyment of this wonderful area, whatever your pursuit."

    A well appointed lodge, with all the comforts and facilities to make it a perfect base to come back and relax or visit one of the 2 local pubs. A warm greeting from the hosts who were available, if needed, but totally unintrusive during my stay. Thanks for the special touches of the welcome pack. This is certainly a place I would return to stay if I visit this area again.

    Reviewed by Robert. P.5.0Oct 2020

  • "What a wonderful week we had with Wendy and Chris."

    The accommodation was beautiful and very tastefully appointed. Everything one wanted was there waiting. We really appreciated the delicious corn bread, scones, jam and cream. Also the strawberries. We would not hesitate to recommend and would at some point like to return..

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Sep 2020

  • "In the current climate,wendy and chris make you so very welcome,maintain a safe distance but always there in need."

    A very well thought out property,cosy well equipped and sparkly clean.....nothing is too much trouble for this wonderful couple.thank you so much

    Reviewed by Beverley5.0Sep 2020

  • "Chris and Wendy were very helpful and friendly."

    The place was spotless and despite covert restrictions was well equipped. Would definitely stay there again

    Reviewed by Marella5.0Sep 2020

  • "Hosts Wendy and Chris couldn't have been friendlier or more helpful."

    The location was fantastic, with beautiful walks and fab local pubs - no need to drive! Thank-you for enabling such a lovely short break.

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Aug 2020

  • "Wendy and Chris were absolutely amazing hosts, helpful, contactable if you needed anything and just really nice and friendly people."

    We were greeted by Wendy on arrival and informed of how to access the property (Wendy would usually show guests round but due to covid that wasn’t possible). We had a lovely fresh bread loaf, milk, scones, jam, cream and strawberries waiting for us. This was greatly appreciated after a 3 hour drive!! The whole place was clean, well presented and had by far one of the comfiest beds we’ve slept on! There are 2 lovely pubs close by and the food and service was great! The experience itself is just what we needed- back to nature, romantic, with lots to explore and our dog loved the wildlife too!! We will hopefully be back soon! I would recommend this property to anyone as you are guaranteed to have a lovely stay

    Reviewed by Kayleigh5.0Aug 2020

  • "Absolutely loved our stay."

    Clean, everything you need for your holiday, ideal location with walks on your door step. 2 pubs in walking distance. Lovely couple that own the property and they are on hand if you need help, advice or anything. Would highly recommend and will also go back.

    Reviewed by Anita5.0Jul 2020

  • "Ragleth Place Lodge is very comfortable and well appointed, it is light and airy with pleasant views."

    We have stayed before and will do so again. The owners are friendly and helpful. There is good walking from the property and an excellent pub next door.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Mar 2020

  • "I hardly want to say how good it was in case its booked when I want to return!"

    A superbly appointed annexe spotlessly clean and tastefully furnished.

    Reviewed by Lindsay5.0Feb 2020

  • "This is a lovely holiday cottage; clean, comfortable and cosy."

    Our hosts were very friendy and provided us with a generous welcome pack on arrival. The weather during our stay was very mixed which made the ground floor sun room, which doubles up as a drying area, a bonus for drying wet walking gear away from the main appartment. We would definitely consider paying a return visit to this property if our holiday plans lead us back to this area.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Feb 2020

  • "We had a lovely holiday."

    We have been booking holidays via Sykes for many years and expect the best at a great price. That’s what we found at Ragleth Lodge. A spacious and well designed annex with everything we needed. All was of a good quality and the owners achieved that balance of being on hand if needed but also providing us with complete privacy to enjoy our holiday. The weather was challenging but the area so beautiful it still tempted us out for some lovely walks. We intend to return in the future. Many thanks.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2020

  • "We loved the property and location - some breath taking views on your door step and the owners went out of their way to make us feel welcomed and even let us stay an additional night due to the Ciara storm which we were extremely grateful for!"

    We would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Feb 2020

  • "Ragleth place lodge is in a lovely setting."

    Just around the corner is the bus stop and the pub. Everything about it was excellent. Loved the kitchen so bright - my favourite place to sit and read. Comfy bed. Lovely welcome pack from the owners, Wendy and Chris. Hope to go back again.

    Reviewed by June5.0Oct 2019

  • "Excellent, spacious and immaculate Lodge, with a quirky twist, spiral staircase ..."

    Excellent, spacious and immaculate Lodge, with a quirky twist, spiral staircase from kitchen/diner down to conservatory is amazing, Pub with great food only 50 yds away, give it a try, you will not be disappointed

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2019

  • "This is our second visit to this property, so we knew it would be wonderful, and we will be booking again next year when we have our dates worked out."

    Reviewed by Jillian5.0Sep 2019

  • "We had a lovely week at Ragleth Lodge."

    Very clean, comfortable accommodation. Lots of excellent walk from the door & good local pubs. Thankyou to Chris & Wendy for being so welcoming & thoughtful.

    Reviewed by Dean5.0Aug 2019

  • "Excellent area with friendly people Owners of Ragleth extremely welcoming A very good choice by us."

    Reviewed by Mavis5.0Jul 2019

  • "Accommodation was excellent, our hosts were very friendly and helpful."

    Great walks on the doorstep. Very good pub next door and good transport links. We will be coming back.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jul 2019

  • "Absolutely as described."

    A perfect place to stay for a couple who want to explore this quiet and beautiful area. Very well thought-through and kitted out. Owners very friendly and helpful. Would definitely go again.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jun 2019

  • "Lovely walking countryside right on the doorstep and easy access to nearby towns of Ludlow, Shrewsbury and Bridgenorth."

    Excellent food in the two local pubs, and a trip to Cardington or Much Wenlock for meals recommended. Very welcoming hospitality at the accommodation, and also from the local residents who always had time to have a few minutes chat.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2019

  • "The attention to detail at Ragleth Place Lodge is amazing, every thing you look at is 1st Class."

    Even though there is a Pub close by we hardly heard a sound and what a beautiful area Little Stretton is. We have already booked to go there again in September so I don't think I need to say any more. Jillian & William Spalding.

    Reviewed by Jillian5.0Jun 2019

  • "Accommodation was perfect, welcome pack excellent and much appreciated"

    Reviewed by Joan5.0May 2019

  • "Highly recommended"

    Reviewed by Shirley5.0May 2019

  • "Lovely accommodation, clean tidy and well equipped."

    The owner, Wendy was very friendly and the welcome food pack was a lovely gesture and appreciated, especially the scones, they were delicious. Would recommend a stay here and will definitely be back again thank you Wendy for your warm welcome.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0May 2019

  • "This was our first visit to Shropshire and Ragleth Lodge was an excellent base to explore the area."

    Wendy and Chris made us very welcome and their annex is a very comfortable, quiet and secluded place to stay The walking in this area is excellent, varied and with stunning views; some steep climbs but not too high. Four days we walked from the Lodge. The bus service up and down the valley is good - reliable and with friendly and helpful drivers. Church Stretton had a good butcher, baker, deli, small supermarket and a market on Thursdays. The Ragleth Arms in Little Stretton serves good food and beer and the Monday evening special was packed. All in all an excellent holiday - made by amazing weather

    Reviewed by Anne5.0May 2019

  • "Excellent no need to add anymore."

    Thankyou Wendy and Chris.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Apr 2019

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  • All first floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/Diner
  • Sitting room
  • Ground floor conservatory.
  • Oil central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, washing machine
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Enclosed patio courtyard and enclosed balcony with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.6 miles and pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: The property has spiral staircase and may not be suitable for those with limited mobility.

The property

Church Stretton 1.5 miles.

Ragleth Place Lodge is a delightful lodge based in Little Stretton, Shropshire.

Situated in the Shropshire Hills AONB, this property is placed in a stunning countryside area.

It stands as an annexe to the owner's home, and has been renovated to a stylish holiday home, while still retaining some period features such as the exposed beams, and is ideal for couples looking to explore this picturesque region.

With plenty of places to enter the property, this two-storey lodge offers a small conservatory area, with plenty of seating and would be ideal for some quiet time.

Follow the spiral staircase to the first floor with an open-plan kitchen, housing all the appliances you could need for a relaxing evening in the countryside, with a dining space to enjoy a lovely romantic meal.

Follow through to the sitting room, boasting a sofa and two armchairs, with a delightful woodburning stove to keep you warm during those chilly evenings.

There is a lovely enclosed courtyard area, and an enclosed balcony, with furniture so you can sit out with a refreshing beverage and enjoy the picturesque views.

Off-road parking is available for one car.

Situated in an AONB, this property has easy access to a plethora of pathways for keen walkers and cyclists.

Explore the heather-covered hills of the Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd with your partner and family pet and bask in the wonderful country views.

Ragleth Place Lodge is an idyllic lodge for couples to relax of an evening.

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About the location


Ludlow 15 miles; Shrewsbury 15 miles.

The pretty market town of Church Stretton lies in the heart of south Shropshire. It sits amidst striking scenery and has often been described as "Little Switzerland". The town is the main centre for Shropshire’s hill country and home to a variety of tea rooms, pubs and specialist shops. Other local attractions include walks on the Long Mynd and Stokesay Castle. The historic towns of Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Ironbridge, Much Wenlock and Bishops Castle are only a short journey away, making Church Stretton an excellent base for your Shropshire escape.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas