Situated some 20 metres to the south of the main house, THE DICK TURPIN detached, stone and timber built, slate roofed property stands high above Clun. The cottage enjoys enviable views of the valley and the rolling Shropshire hills. The fully restored property nestles in 20 acres of woods and wonderful walks on the hillside high above the historic village of Clun. Located in the first ‘environmentally sensitive area’ and designated an area of outstanding natural beauty. The countryside commission recent survey designated this to be one of the three remaining havens of tranquility in Britain.
The charm of THE DICK TURPIN COTTAGE with its many features of architectural and historic interest has been carefully preserved. You will receive a warm welcome and enjoy a high standard of accommodation. THE DICK TURPIN COTTAGE is featured in “Special Places to Stay in Britain”, Awarded the top English Tourist Board quality rating- “Five Stars”, De-luxe 5 Keys.
The cottage is spacious and comfortable with hall, cloakroom, utility, large sitting room, bedroom with giant double or two single beds, dressing area. Large bathroom with separate power shower, fully fitted kitchen. Full oil powered central heating, log fire (fuel provided), double-glazing, dishwasher, fridge freezer, washing machine, tumble drier, Linn hi-fi for radio and CDs, colour television, video, DVD and telephone. South facing sheltered terrace area with picnic table, oak bench and sun bathing easy chairs. Good local pubs and restaurants. Welcome hamper on arrival. All linen and towels provided.
Pets: Sorry due to our own dogs and adjacent farm we cannot accommodate pets.
Welcome Hamper: A Complimentary Hamper which includes a bottle of wine, milk, tea, coffee, bread, butter or margarine, eggs, oranges, cheese, marmalade, jam, biscuits or cake. (Actual contents may vary)
Shops: The nearest shops and post office are in Clun (1 mile) Butchers, Groceries, newsagent, gift shops, general store, antique shops, art gallery, museum.
Eating Out: There is an excellent wide range of Pubs and Restaurants to suit every pocket and taste. Nearest meals available in Clun (1 mile) Choice of three Pubs, one with separate restaurant and three Cafes. Good Food Guide/ Michelin Star Restaurants within 20 minutes drive. Full list in Cottage. One of the best restaurants in the world is in Ludlow.
“Heaven for two- the perfect nest in which to hibernate” Harpers & Queen
“One for the grown-ups who like real comfort” Daily Telegraph
“Nothing short of idyllic” Sydney Globe & Herald
“Idiosyncratic touches of sheer magic” British Heritage
“Stylish country retreat with no stinting on quality” This is Travel