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Norton Cottage

Craven Arms, Shropshire (Ref. 1050151)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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The property

Near to the famous foodie market town of Ludlow, Norton Cottage is set within the grounds of a 2,000-acre estate where guests are welcome to walk and take in the stunning Shropshire countryside.

Norton Cottage is a converted barn set across one storey, offering two lovely bedrooms and a great base for your adventures in Shropshire.

Enter into the open-plan living space to be greeted by a homely sitting area with two sofas to relax on while the fire in the woodburning stove roars into the evening.

Find a host of excellent appliances in the kitchen, with all the mod cons including an electric oven and hob, with a dining table offering a perfect place to come together at the end of the day over some delicious food.

Choose from one of the two good-sized bedrooms; either a king-size bedroom or a twin bedroom with a TV, both served by the family bathroom with a bath and shower over.

Relax on your private patio area, or enjoy a picnic in the shared enclosed paddock to the right of the property, perch at the picnic benches and take in the pretty surroundings.

Challenge someone to a game of tennis on the hard tennis court on site, offering a great way to spend a sunny afternoon.

Enjoy being within easy reach of the bustling town of Ludlow, known for being a foodie haven, you are sure to find some excellent restaurants, cafés and delis here.

Explore the stunning Shropshire countryside within the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with plenty of walking and cycling routes available.

The small market town of Craven Arms is a delightful setting, with lovely historic houses, the Museum of Lost Content, and lies near to one of England's finest fortified manors, Stokesay Castle, as well as being a Gateway into the Marches and close to Wenlock Edge and Coverdale Valley.

Discover a fantastic stay at Norton Cottage in Craven Arms.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin with TV
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, TV with Freeview, DVD player and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Private patio area with seating, shared barbecue with three other properties, shared access to enclosed lawned garden
  • Hard tennis court
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.6 miles, pub 0.9
  • Note: Guests have access to shared laundry facilities; washing machine/tumble dryer

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About the location


Church Stretton 7 miles; Ludlow 8 miles.

The small market town of Craven Arms, known as The Gateway to the Marches is conveniently located between the beautiful medieval town of Ludlow and delightful Church Stretton. Craven Arms is an ideal base, which nestles close to the scenic Wenlock Edge and Corvedale Valley with fine walks from the town to lovely Stokesay Castle, one of England's finest fortified manors, or the very popular Shropshire Hill Discovery Centre. The town also has some charming and historic houses, including a round house, thought to be a recognisable rest house for pilgrims travelling between Wigmore and Shrewsbury Abbeys and the fascinating 'Museum of Lost Content'. Just two miles away in the village of Wistanstow is the Plough Inn, a good local wood brewery. Church Stretton is close by and nestles between the Long Mynd and Caradoc Hills, renowned for their scenic walks and excellent golf course. The historic towns of Bishop's Castle, Ludlow and Shrewsbury are a short drive away, and offer magnificent castles, riverside walks, wonderful shops, pubs, restaurants, exciting theatres and a variety of festivals. This is a perfect base for touring all of beautiful Shropshire at any time of the year.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas