Escape to a quaint country cottage surrounded by the stunning scenery of the Shropshire Hills. Sleeping up to 6, Wilstone Cottage is an ideal getaway for those seeking some quintessential countryside charm. Located only a mere few miles from scenic Church Stretton. The cottage is perfect for keen walkers who want to explore the Shropshire Hills AONB.
Nicknamed ‘Little Switzerland’ in the late Victorian period for its truly stunning scenery, Church Stretton was a health resort known for its ancient geology and truly stunning settings. An excellent base for both exploring and relaxing. This lovely location sits on the border between England and Wales and promises perfect peace and quiet.
A typical country cottage, Wilstone has cosy, clean and contemporary interiors enhanced with ancient oak beams and some seriously stunning original features. There’s three comfortable bedrooms and two bathrooms. As well as a luxurious lounge and dining space with a lovely log burner perfect for cosying up in front of. A well-equipped kitchen will allow you to simply stock up on supplies and hide away for the duration of your stay if you so wish.
Wilstone Cottage has a generous green lawn that is entirely fenced or hedged in. Along with ample private parking and a pristine patio equipped with outdoor furniture for the warmer months. Surrounded by endless scenery and open space, what truly steals the show here is the beautiful views and perfect panoramas that you can enjoy from every window of the cottage.
An ideal base for your Shropshire escape, Wilstone Cottage is situated only 4.9 miles from the pretty and picturesque town of Church Stretton. Which is home to lovely local shops as well as tempting tea rooms and other attractions.
For further hustle and bustle, you can easily access the centres of Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Ironbridge and Bishops Castle with a short car journey. History and nature buffs are also guaranteed to fall in love with this inspiring area, thanks to it being home to a cluster of National Trust sites. Including Powis Castle & gardens, Attingham Park, Wilderhope Manor and Wenlock Edge. The Stiperstones, managed by Natural England, also provides a stunning spot for walking and admiring the ancient landscapes.
There’s an abundance of lovely local pubs you’re guaranteed to encounter during a rural ramble. But if you’re celebrating something special and are in search of some fancy, flavoursome fare, both Shrewsbury and Ludlow are only a short journey away from Wilstone Cottage. Shrewsbury is home to The Walrus, which was named in the Michelin Guide 2020 as serving wonderful dishes that ‘make great use of Shropshire’s Larder’. Ludlow, on the other hand, is home to a selection of inspiring eateries, with The Charlton Arms situated in prime position over the banks of the River Teme.
Despite not being an area for extreme sports, the Shropshire Hills AONB is perfect for those seeking a more relaxed pace. Offering inspiring activities such as horse riding, limited rock climbing, wild swimming and canoeing along the River Severn.
Best choice for…
Small families & groups who love walking.
Why it should be on your Wanderlist
To tick off the ‘quaint country cottage’ stay.