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Minton Lane Cottage

(Ref. 933744)

Little Stretton, Shropshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


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

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44 Customer Reviews

  • "Great accommodation, very clean and in a super position with stunning views."

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Mar 2024

  • "Lovely stay, warm and comfortable"

    Reviewed by Patricia4.7Jan 2024

  • "Beautiful cottage and very homely."

    . the whole place just wrapped around you as soon as you walked in..

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Dec 2023

  • "We found settee and bed not comfortable plus we were invaded by flies for some unknown reason."

    We had to turn fridge up high as it wasn't keeping things cool.. Overall disappointed as when we stayed 3/4 years ago we found it comfortable but guess as you age you notice there things, we love the cottage itself and the owner Sarah is very helpful.

    Reviewed by Cath3.4Oct 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in the heart of the Shropshire hills ideal for walking."

    The cottage is attached to the owners house and Sarah was next door should you need anything. Can recommend walks on the Long Mynd, the Stiperstones and Caer Caradoc. Cottage had everything you would need for a comfortable stay with lovely views from the bedroom windows. 2 good pubs in little Stretton a 15 minute walk away and lovely cafes in Church Stretton. Regular bus service from Little Stretton to Ludlow and Shrewsbury both lovely places to visit with loads of history.

    Reviewed by Carolyn5.0Aug 2023



    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Aug 2023

  • "The property was only a short way from the village albeit along narrow farm tracks ."

    The owner was very helpful with a problem with a bathroom tap that refused to work and trouble finding the TV channels . The reason for 3 stars was because of builders in attendance for the whole week . It would have been nice to be told in advance .

    Reviewed by Philip4.1Jul 2023

  • "The cottage has lovely views but we just thought the downstairs area was a bit small."

    Reviewed by Colin3.8Apr 2023

  • "We are returning for a week’s stay in a month… need we say more?"

    Reviewed by Geoffrey5.0Apr 2023

  • "We found the cottage spotless & we really enjoyed our stay."

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0Feb 2023

  • "Perfect cottage with lovely views all round we had a lovely Christmas here with our dog"

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Dec 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a quiet location."

    Everything we needed for a week away walking, away from it all but within walking distance of 2 lovely pubs which served food. We did find it a bit hot upstairs at night but only because it was windy and we didn’t want to open the windows

    Reviewed by Alison4.7Nov 2022

  • "Excellent dog friendly cottage."

    Good facilities although bathroom needs shelf removing above basin as it gets in the way of washing as it is too low! Toilet cistern continually running plumber needed. But lovely safe garden, good selection. Of cooking utensils, saucepans and china/cookware. Dishwasher has selection knob missing and we washed by hand. Cottage warm and comfortable bed comfy. We all really enjoyed our stay and our dog loved it! No carpets polished floors so great for dogs!

    Reviewed by Caroline4.4Oct 2022

  • "A lovely cottage in a beautiful setting."

    The cottage was well equipped and the bed was very comfortable. One little niggle, and it is the only one - it would have been useful to have a couple of coat hooks by the back door, as it was we had to put our coats over the back of the dining chairs.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Sep 2022

  • "The cottage was well provisioned and in a fantastic location for walking and visiting the area."

    We would book the cottage again if visiting the area.

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Aug 2022

  • "Superb holiday cottage with everything that you would need for a break away from it all."

    Great location which was very quiet and peaceful and the garden area was a lovely place to sit in to wile away a few hours. Would definitely return when coming back to the area.

    Reviewed by Tony5.0Aug 2022

  • "Bathroom only with wash HAND basin."

    Shelf positioned directly above it made it impossible to wash your face or clean your teeth. Hot water/heating controls situated in bedroom wardrobe were constantly audible making sleeping not easy. Kitchen only had a wooden breadboard - no other chopping boards for meat or veg. Never come across a fan oven with all its shelves solid, no wire shelves. Only a tea towel provided in the kitchen - no hand towel. well-presented dining/living space was too full of furniture making moving around the space difficult. Just one clothes hook in entire property (in bedroom) - nowhere to hang outer garments, especially if wet - and no provision for hanging in bathroom.

    Reviewed by Mark2.5Jul 2022

  • "We leave full feedback at the cottage and spoke with Sarah before we left."

    It’s an excellent cottage, we have visited twice now. Other than needing half pint beer glasses it has everything you need for your holiday.

    Reviewed by Petra5.0Jul 2022

  • "Returned to this property after our last visit in October 2021."

    Once again found the property to be very clean, comfortable and well equipped. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay when we further explored the area and were able to sit out in the garden/patio area on a couple of very hot and sunny days which finished off our break very nicely.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Jun 2022

  • "Just to mention that it is located down a single track road and it is used by tractors."

    Unable to receive the internet with the code and password supplied. The holiday and the Shropshire country side was excellent we will return

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2022

  • "Very low water pressure upstairs which made showering extremely difficult, needed to fill pans with water from downstairs."

    Reviewed by Yvonne3.4May 2022

  • "Great cottage that had everything we needed."

    Really comfortable stay. Lovely views. Dog friendly. Excellent location for walks along the Long Mynd. The only tiny negative was that the house/bedroom was never completely silent due to boiler murmurings.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Apr 2022

  • "This was our second visit and we loved it so much we will be booking again next year!"

    The cottage is comfortable, clean, tidy and very well equipped with the added benefit of being in the most beautiful, peaceful location Thank you Sarah.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Apr 2022

  • "Stunning,well equipped,remote and peaceful."

    The owner was extremely helpful and wouldn’t hesitate to stay at this beautiful location again.

    Reviewed by Henry5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely little cottage in a beautiful setting perfect for walking the Long Mynd hills with 2 very good pubs in Little Stretton both about a 10 minute walk away."

    The cottage is perfect for 2 people with a dog with beautiful views from all the windows and very well equipped.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.4Apr 2022

  • "Fantastic 2nd stay here only suggestion l would make taking into consideration electric prices Is it would help having more than 4 plates large and small plus bowls so that the dish washer Is used less often."

    Sarah was as usual very helpful, a comfortable place to stay.

    Reviewed by Cath5.0Mar 2022

  • "This cottage is a fantastic base for walkers, given its situation at the foot of the Long Mynd, in a very quiet spot (great for star-gazing) and where parking is otherwise quite limited."

    A good food pub within a ten-minute walk is an added bonus. The cottage itself is warm, spacious (for two guests), well-equipped, with an attentive host and fab views, a comfortable bed and stylish furnishings. This is the second time we have stayed there. The only points it might be good to consider are: all the kitchen units have been painted a gaudy blue since the original photos were taken, which might not be to everyone's taste; the bedroom is roasting hot even with the radiators off - we needed to open the windows all night, even tho frosty outside. Plenty of wood was provided for the woodburner, not just an initial supply - this was generous, and appreciated.

    Reviewed by Gillian4.1Mar 2022

  • "Just had a lovely week at Minton Lane Cottage."

    The weather was awful, but the comfort of the cottage meant that we could close the door, put the fire on, and forget about the wind and rain outside. The cottage is well appointed, and had everything we needed. There is a very comfy king size bed, and lovely views over the fields and hills. It's location meant that walks were within easy reach from the front door. The host was very approachable if you needed anything, but not in your way. The village pubs are within easy walk, and we would definitely look at coming back if we were visiting the area.

    Reviewed by Alix5.0Feb 2022

  • "Properly as expected, the owner Sarah was on hand just in case of any little problems that may occur."

    Lovely part of the world and wouldn’t hesitate to rebook.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Feb 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at this Cottage, well equipped property ( only thing missing was a Pizza cutter ) ideal base for touring & looking around Shropshire, comfy Bed and good Shower Room , the only downside in our opinion was the Garden & adjoining field , there was quite an amount of what looked like Builders rubbish , scaffold planks , pallets etc in various parts of the Garden , imo a weekends work to do a good tidy up , plus there were a few wobbly Paving stones at the entrance to the Cottage , a hazard to anybody with mobility problems, this is just our opinion and trying to be constructive, other than this we loved our stay …."

    . thanks.

    Reviewed by Phil3.8Nov 2021

  • "Property was clean, cosy and comfortable with lovely views."

    Off road parking in a rural location.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Oct 2021

  • "Clean comfortable in a great location."

    owner very welcoming.

    Reviewed by Ellen5.0Oct 2021

  • "Perfect location for a walking holiday in the Shropshire hills."

    Very comfortable property, everything good quality, owner on hand to sort any problems. Outstanding views, so a very congenial place to 'hang out' in inclement weather. Pubs serving good food within walking distance are an added bonus. Only critical comment - the photos of the living space need to be updated, as all the kitchen cabinets are now painted a vibrant blue instead of cream.

    Reviewed by Gillian4.7Sep 2021

  • "Minton Lane Cottage is set in a quiet location with easy access to the surrounding countryside on foot."

    It is an ideal location for a walking holiday with a dog. There are two excellent pubs nearby (again within easy walking distance of the cottage). Both serve excellent food. We enjoyed our stay very much and hope to return.

    Reviewed by Ralph4.7Sep 2021

  • "We loved the location it was so quiet and the views were lovely."

    We enjoyed watching the variety of birds in the garden. As well as the normal garden birds such as Blackbirds, Sparrows and Wagtails we saw Jays and a Woodpecker. The owner was very welcoming and helpful.

    Reviewed by Marguerite4.7Jul 2021

  • "First visit to the area which did not disappoint, weather improved day by day."

    The cottage and it’s location were excellent. The garden and nearby field were available for our dog to use. Everything we needed was at the cottage. Two excellent pubs to visit in Little Stretton, one with a wonderful view of the Long Mynd, great after a full days walking. We will be booking to go to this cottage again.

    Reviewed by Petra5.0Jul 2021

  • "The problems I found were no first aid kit plus no hand gel outside property or in property, other than that it was fantastic and look forward to going again."

    Bed very comfortable and very clean inside

    Reviewed by Cath4.4Jun 2021

  • "Minton Holiday cottage is situated in a beautiful part if the country with amazing views from all angles while still being convenient to lots of attractions and days out."

    There are local walks including a gorgeous nature pond on site. The host is lovely and very welcoming and helpful. All in all a wonderful break, we will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Ileana5.0May 2021

  • "The cottage is in a beautiful location with a train station for access nearby and two pubs within walking distance of the cottage."

    The cottage itself is immaculate and cosy, particularly well-suited for one or two people and if the healing power of nature is what you desire then this area will not disappoint. Everything that we needed was here and the owner was very helpful. We were particularly fortunate in having gorgeous sunny weather and amazing night skies.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Apr 2021

  • "Perhaps a few things missing or we couldn’t find such as gravy body and egg cups."

    Could really use a new cooker hob.

    Reviewed by Barry5.0Dec 2020

  • "The cottage was in an excellent position for views and walking to near by Long Mynd and Church Stretton also 2 good pubs within walking distance."

    Would highly recommend the cottage to anyone that wants to get away from hustle and bustle. Sarah was a very good host.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Dec 2020

  • "We attended in strange times in the midst of a pandemic, but thankfully we came from a tier 1 area and Little Stretton and Shropshire was also tier 1 so the journey was legal."

    Owners very obliging and the cottage was clean and cosy. The two pubs nearby both very good and dog friendly. Great walks all around and great coffee/cake shops. We attended towards the end of October and got wet, but this did not detract from our enjoyment. The dog had a tremendous time too!! Highly recommended indeed.

    Reviewed by Angus5.0Oct 2020

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Friendly owner. Great views

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Oct 2020

  • "Great cottage,friendly owner in a really lovely location."

    Walkers paradise.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Aug 2020

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  • One bedroom: 1 x King size bed, 2 chair beds for children
  • Bathroom with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen, dinning/living space with woodburner
  • Oil central heating with woodburner, Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, dvd player, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Cot available please bring own cot linen
  • Patio garden with furniture
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • £25 pet fee
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 0.5 miles.

The property

The spacious, open plan, 4-star accommodation at Minton Lane Cottage comprises of a large double bedroom with comfortable king size bed, built-in wardrobes and panoramic views from all three windows.

The property sleeps 2 adults but there is also 2 additional single chair beds, that can be made up for children to sleep on, there is a good-sized, modern shower room, fully fitted kitchen area and very well-presented dining/living space with wood-burning stove, perfect for cozy nights in after exploring the stunning Shropshire countryside.

The property is presented to a very high standard throughout, with stunning features including exposed beams and brickwork, outside there is a patio area with table and chairs for alfresco dining and ample room for parking.

Situated on a smallholding, the cottage is positioned midway between the pretty villages of Minton and Little Stretton, placing you in excellent walking and cycling countryside.

Minton Lane Cottage boasts an enviable location; an idyllic, peaceful spot nestled into the Long Mynd, with magnificent views all around, making it the perfect place to stay when exploring Shropshire, there are two good pubs serving food, wine and ale within easy walking distance and a range of shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants can be found in Church Stretton just 1.5 miles away.

The property is easily accessible by road or rail, the station in Church Stretton is on the Manchester to Cardiff line, with a links to London from Newport, South Wales.

12 miles north of the cottage is the county town of Shrewsbury and 12 miles south is the town of Ludlow, both towns are abundant with half-timbered buildings that house shops and, in some cases, top Michelin-starred restaurants, the towns are an architectural treat for everyone.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Church Stretton 1.5 miles; Shrewsbury 14 miles.

The charming village of Little Stretton, just 14 miles south of Shrewsbury, lies at the foot of the beautiful Long Mynd Hills, renowned for their stunning beauty and rolling countryside walks. The village boasts two excellent pubs and a delightfully quaint church. This stunning Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with its alpine style hills and valleys, is a must for any outdoor enthusiast with the surrounding countryside boasting many footpaths, bridleways and cycling trails across the thousands of acres of National Trust moorland and woodland areas. The pretty town of Church Stretton, christened 'Little Switzerland' by the Victorians, is close by and is set amid striking scenery. Still retaining its spa town feel, with natural springs being the source of Stretton Hills bottled water, the town is home to a variety of tea rooms, pubs, specialist shops, a huge antique centre and hill top golf course. Other local attractions include the Acton Scott Working Farm, Stokesay Castle, the Discovery Hill Centre and the wonderful historic towns of Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Ironbridge, Much Wenlock and Bishop's Castle, all within easy driving distance.

The property sleeps 2 adults but there is also 2 additional single chair beds, that can be made up for children to sleep on,

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas