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Rowton Manor Cottage Pet-Friendly Cottage in Craven Arms, Shropshire

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sleeps 8
4 rooms
3 bathrooms

Rowton Manor Cottage Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
Rowton Manor Cottage is a semi detached, Grade II listed cottage next to the owners' home near to Craven Arms in Shropshire. The cottage is split into two parts with the main section having three bedrooms (one with an ensuite) and a family bathroom plus a seperate second floor section with a double bedroom with an ensuite, making the whole cottage available for eight people. The rest of the accommodation is made up of a fitted kitchen with a dining area, a sitting room with a woodburner and a second floor sitting room. Outside the cottage is off road parking for four cars and a garden with outdoor furniture and a barbecue. Perfect for a large family holiday, Rowton Manor Cottage is set in beautiful countryside in a peaceful part of the country. Please note that the 2nd floor suite containing the super king-size bedroom with ensuite and the open plan living area will be unavailable until January 1st, 2012. This means that the cottage will sleep a maximum of 6 people until this time.

The town of Craven Arms is located between the medieval town of Ludlow and Church Stretton. The historic towns of Bishops Castle, Ludlow and Shrewsbury are a short drive away, and offer magnificent castles, riverside walks, shops, pubs, restaurants, theatres and a variety of festivals.

A E Houseman once wrote that Shropshire was “the quietest place under the sun” and today the county remains something of a rural idyll, recognised as one of the least crowded and most peaceful regions in England.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • On a farm

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Dr Millette
July 2016
Rowton Manor Cottage was absolutely fantastic-pictures on the website don't do it justice,much bigger than we expected and the garden was amazing. The owner made us feel so welcome. We would definitely recommend to friends and consider booking the same cottage again.
Mrs Wood
May 2016
The property was very spacious, comfortable and warm; ideal for our family get together. The use of the garden was very much appreciated for the children to play in with a ball.
Mrs Jones
April 2016
The property is very spacious, clean and decorated lovely, There was plenty of room for eight people and plenty of room for parking. The gardens were lovely and there was a supermarket nearby and various takeaways.
Mr Tompkins
October 2015
One of the very best cottages that we have stayed in. A beautiful setting, really comfortable rooms and it was very well equipped. Extremely relaxing.
Mr Loomes
March 2015
The cottage was clean, warm and well equipped. We came during the lambing season and the adjacent field had a flock of sheep with very young lambs.
Mrs Jack
July 2015
The cottage was very comfortable and suited our extended family exactly. We all felt quite at home, that makes a big difference to a holiday. Altogether a really good holiday in a lovely area. Can't recommend it highly enough.
Mrs Jones
September 2014
Rowton Manor Cottage is in a beautiful place. We loved the sunsets and eating outside. When we came in we were able to light the wood burning stove.
Mr Royle
September 2014
A wonderful part of the country, with an excellent accomodation to be based in. The owners were excellent and made us feel very welcome, I would certainly book this property again.
Mrs Davidson
December 2014
Liked the warm, friendly, welcome thoughtful touches. The cottage was excellent for a family group plus dog. Had a beautiful outlook even in middle of December! The wonderful Aga was great for cosy warmth and cooking a huge roast for us all. Enjoyed the whole weekend, definitely recommend it to everyone.
Mr Dhol
March 2015
Everything you could want in a cottage. A great location with something to do in every direction with A Star scenery. Loved the wood burning fire place, used it every night.
Mrs Driver
May 2014
This is a very comfortable and spacious property equipped with everything you could possibly need. It has a lovely garden and is in a wonderful setting. The hosts couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. This is the best property we have stayed at and I can't think of any negatives.
Mrs Martin
August 2014
Rowton Manor Cottage is very comfortable, spacious and well equipped. The peace and quiet was very much appreciated. The owners were very welcoming and helpful and it was lovely to find a gorgeous cake and bottle of wine when we arrived together with flowers in the kitchen. We enjoyed various walks and visits locally, Stokesay Castle and the drive over the Burway on the Long Mynd being highlights. We found Ludlow to be gem with the castle, markets and interesting shops and would recommend the Unicorn for lunch. There is still lots left to do so we will be back!
Mrs Edge
January 2014
It was a lovely location and the house was lovely and cosy. Sadly the weather was awful but we still had a lovely time. Lovely place for children.
Mrs Greenwood
March 2014
We liked the wonderful warm welcome we received from the owner, the excellently presented home from home atmosphere. The cake, chocolate, fresh eggs and wine left for us by the owner. The AGA cooking experience and a warm cosy but very big house to unwind in. The walk to the dog friendly pub.
Mrs Roughton
January 2013
The house was lovely, warm and comfortable with the bonus of the extra lounge in the suite upstairs. There was plenty of room for us to relax. Beautifully decorated for Christmas with a real tree in the main family room and plenty of equipment in the kitchen to cook Christmas dinner. No one wanted to leave.
Miss Swann
April 2013
The location was fantastic and the cottage was very spacious. The owners were really friendly and helpful and it was lovely to be greeted with cake, wine, chocolate and flowers!
Mr Belcher
July 2012
Beautiful location in unspoilt countryside. The owner was very nice and friendly, and had baked a lovely cake for us on arrival.
Mrs Howard
July 2012
The location was wonderful, quiet and peaceful and the owner was helpful and very pleasant.
Mrs Stevens
August 2012
Lovely property, very nice owner. Nice, clean and well fitted cottage. I do not know if it had a Tourist Star but is should have a very good one.
Miss Ristow
July 2012
The house was well equipped and immaculate, we received a lovely welcome pack - best ever. The owners were lovely and helpful, especially when one of our group experienced car problems.
Ms Batstone
August 2013
A great relaxing week; lovely setting, gorgeous views, plenty of space for the family indoors, and very comfy beds.
March 2014
The house was lovely, we were a party of 6 adults and 4 children aged from 5yrs to 6 months. The cottage had everything we needed and was in a lovely location. We were left a welcoming pack which was a lovely surprise and would certainly return there.
May 2014
We had a very happy family break in the middle of February. From the moment of our arrival, the owners could not have been more helpful(we had Tesco delivery problems and no mobile phone signal !) Our party comprised several adults & 3 grandchildren and the house easily accommodated everyone - we used the top floor lounge as a "play/crafts room". The kitchen was also a warm and practical room with 2 fridges and 2 cookers !
August 2015
This house is the perfect base for a family holiday in Shropshire. We were a party of six adults and a five-year-old. We received a friendly welcome from the owner, who had also left a lovely sponge cake, eggs and a bottle of wine for us in the kitchen. The house is very well equipped and there was plenty of room for all of us with ample seating both inside and in the garden. The house is easy to reach - but make sure you follow the owner's instructions and not your Sat-Nav! There is plenty of room for parking (we had three cars). We made good use of the barbecue as we were lucky with the weather. Craven Arms is a short drive away and has a good supermarket.
October 2012
Had a wonderful week. The setting and the house itself are excellent - very quiet country retreat with every comfort you could wish for.
December 2012
A large property in a rural location a short distance from Craven arms. Aga in the kitchen and wood burner in the downstairs lounge very good for drying wet clothes!Well supplied with all amenities, spacious, a second upstairs lounge a plus. Owners very helpful and friendly, living next door. Clean on arrival, but previous tenants had not properly washed crockery and cutlery: we had to re-do them all.
James Y
May 2013
A spectacular Grade II listed large country cottage only a short distance from Craven Arms, Shropshire. The Cottage is spacious, very clean, comfortable and always felt extremely homely during our thoroughly enjoyable stay. We booked Rowton Manor Cottage to celebrate a 30th Birthday with family (7 guests) and we were overwhelmed with the property and location itself but also by the kindness and generosity of the owners. On arrival we were greeted with a homemade sponge cake, bottle of wine and box of chocolates. The owners, who live in the property next door, were extremely friendly and helpful at all time and we enjoyed an evening drink with them to which they were really great company. Whilst staying at the Cottage we travelled to nearby attractions in Ludlow, Shrewsbury, Powis Castle in Wales and most enjoyable of all Acton Scott Historic Working Farm and Stokesay Castle! We had a absolutely fantastic family holiday at Rowton Manor Cottage and would certainly highly recommend and visit again!
Mrs Hope
December 2012
A really relaxing environment. Owner had made great efforts to prepare the property for our visit including an Xmas tree and some decorations. We were made very welcome and even the weather was kind to us!
April 2015
We have just returned after 6 nights at this cottage. It is in a very rural and peaceful location, up a single track road close to Broome and Aston on Clun. On arrival we found the owner had left us a bottle of wine, vase of flowers, freshly laid eggs and a huge Victoria Sponge on the kitchen table - all lovely, thank you. There were 7 of us (all adults) and there was plenty of room. The kitchen has an Aga, which keeps the room lovely and cosy. (There is also a traditional hob & oven should you not wish to cook on the Aga.) The top floor could be considered self-contained with an en-suite bedroom (super king bed which can be separated to become two single beds), and lounge/kitchen/diner. This is handy if there are different generations who want to watch different things on the TV or play games whilst adults are using the loung downstairs! The only downsides are that the en-suite in the top floor does not have a shower, only a shower attachment; there seemed to be a blockage in the drainage of the handbasin in the Family Bathroom (water took ages to go down the plughole); and a lot of the crockery is chipped. That said, we had a great time there as the property has all that you could wish for in a holiday cottage.
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