BIRD WATCHING HOLIDAY – Stay at Orchard Cottage Price £295-£495 Per Week

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    Off-Road Parking

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    Oven, Hob, Fridge-Freezer, Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer & Microwave.

  • Entertainment :

    Flat screen TV, DVD Player & Hi-Fi.

  • Activities :

    Walking, Bird Watching, Photography

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    Pets Considered,No Smoking

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Orchard Cottage Price £295-£495 Per Week

Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms. Price £295-£495 Per Week

Off-season three night breaks from £165


Orchard Cottage is a delightful, comfortable and tastefully furnished Visit Britain 4 star graded cottage, offering privacy, ideal central location, homely environment and beautiful secluded gardens. There are lovely walks from the cottage and a wide variety of pubs and restaurants in the surrounding neighbourhood offering excellent food and friendly hospitality.

There are 2 bedrooms, comfortable and homely lounge with open fire, fully equipped kitchen/dining area and patio overlooking delightful private gardens. Orchard Cottage sleeps 4. One well behaved pet by arrangement.


Ground floor: 

  • Sitting room, kitchen/dining room, cloakroom for coats, boots etc.


First floor: 

  • Two bedrooms – 1 double, and 1 twin.
  • Bathroom with bath and over bath shower, wash hand basin & WC.




Private patio with furniture overlooking private gardens.

Ample off-road parking.




Just 10 minutes from Church Stretton, 15 minutes to Ludlow and 30 minutes to Shrewsbury, most of Shropshire’s popular and respected tourist attractions and places of historical interest are all in easy reach. A trip to either North or South Wales can be undertaken in less than 2 hours.




Idyllically located in a lovely hamlet in the heart of the glorious South Shropshire rolling countryside, yet conveniently situated just minutes from the A49.

Whatever the season – you will find Orchard Cottage to be an ideal holiday base to explore and to enjoy Shropshire.


Further Details


Electric heating (included in the price).

Open fire in sitting room (with supply of fuel).

Fridge-freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave.

Flat screen TV, DVD player, Hi-Fi.

All bed linen and towels provided.

One well behaved pet by arrangement.

No Smoking.



Bird Watching

One of the best bird-watching sites in Shropshire, Wood Lane Nature Reserve has been developed in recent years on worked-out industrial land, Tudor Griffiths Group’s old sand and gravel workings near Ellesmere.

Several large lagoons with islands and surrounding wetland make up the reserve, which is surrounded here by a working landscape with mountainous heaps of sand providing a backdrop – and also the perfect nesting opportunity for hundreds of pairs of sand martins. Landfill and quarrying activities take place adjacent to the reserve.

More than 180 species of birds have been recorded at Wood Lane since the nature reserve was established in 1999. Pumps control the water levels, so that optimum amounts of mud and water are available for wading birds such as greenshank and curlew; islands have been created for safe roosting; hundreds of trees have been planted and scores of nest boxes installed.

The reserve is a rare and much valued haven for breeding lapwing, tree sparrow and yellow hammer, while little ringed plover is another speciality. The sand mountain provides an ideal nesting site for sand martin, of which 500 pairs have been known.



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