Key Holiday Home Information:Dog-Friendly, up to 1 dog(s) welcome by arrangement.
Nearest Airport and Railway Station: Craven Arms Railway station is 8 miles.
Nearest city or town: Bishop's Castle, approximately 4 miles away.
Type of holiday rental: Cottage in village location in Shropshire Hills AONB.
Short Breaks and weekend breaks: All year round where available, except Peak Season
Situated in the village of Lydbury North, just a short drive from historic Bishop’s Castle, this charming detached cottage is perfect for those wanting to enjoy the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the nearby Welsh Marches. Surrounded by spectacular countryside, it provides superior self-catering accommodation for lovers of the great outdoors, offering opportunities for walking, cycling, mountain biking and bird watching - look out for the rare red kites. Coarse fishing is available at Walcot Lakes in the village, and no less than three National long-distance footpaths - The Shropshire Way, Offa's Dyke Path and the Jack Mytton Way - are all quickly accessible. The Forge's owners, are experienced walkers, and can usually offer pick-up/drop-off transport, guided walks, as well as local knowledge of the best places to explore. All on ground floor. One bedroom with king size bed, en-suite washbasin and WC. Sitting room has large sofa bed sleeping two. Rear room has put-you-up bed, ideal for a child. Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC. Well-equipped fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with exposed beams and Clearview wood burner (wood supplied). Oil-fired central heating with wood burner in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV, DVD player, free Internet Wi-Fi. Games, books and iPod docking station. Outdoor table chairs and sun umbrella. Bed linen and towels included in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Village shop and pub a short walk away. Bishop’s Castle 3.6 miles. Nearest railway station is Craven Arms 8 miles. Off road parking. Well-behaved small dogs subject to agreement. Strictly no smoking.
Flexible changeover day: No
Recommended Attractions near Bishops Castle: 3 National long - Distance footpaths are quickly accessible, The Shropshire Way,Offa's Dyke Path and the Jack Mytton Way. Near by is Bishop's Castle, a charming old market town with a variety of shops, cafes, pubs and amenities, a library, museum and a leisure centre. The town holds a carnival in July and a Michaelmas Fair in September. For more information contact the Tourist Information Point 01588 638467
Good places to visit near Bishops Castle: National Trust properties a short drive away include Powys Castle, Berrington Hall, Croft Castle, Attingham Hall and Carding Mill Valley. Bury Ditches Iron Age hill fort and Houseman's 'quietest places under the sun' - Clunton, Clungunford, Clunbury and Clun - are all easily accessible. For foodies, nearby Ludlow is a must! Award-winning Food Centre, produce market, various food, drink and historical festivals, and excellent Christmas and Spring Fayre in the Castle grounds. Craven Arms offers Mickey Miller's Play Barn, the Land of Lost Content museum, historic Stokesay Castle and TV 'star' Acton Scott Historic Working Farm.More about the Location:
Good places to eat near Bishops Castle: Castle Hotel, and Three Tuns Pub - Bishop's Castle
Short Breaks: No, minimum 3 nights