River Cottage

Self-Catering in Oswestry, Shropshire

Contact Details

Tel: 01938 580286

Web: www.rivercottagemelverley.co.uk

Postal Address:
Church Lane
SY10 8PJ

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Set in tranquil countryside surroundings on the banks of River Vyrnwy, River Cottage is the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday.

Close to the Welsh border, this superb Grade 2 listed cottage has magnificent views of the Breidden Hills and is an absolute haven for the artist.

An ideal setting for relaxation of any kind from bird-watching to fishing, golfing to riding, walking to cycling, the cottage nestles on the banks of the River Vyrnwy and has fishing rights.

The cottage is adjacent to historic 15th century St. Peter's Church, one of the oldest timber-framed churches in England and Wales.

Local pubs, restaurant, shop and craft centre.

The historic towns of Shrewsbury, Oswestry and Welshpool are all within 30 minute drives.

Shrewsbury is the birthplace of Charles Darwin and is at the very heart of Shropshire. It is one of the finest Tudor towns in England - and to the east the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge with the world's first iron bridge and 10 museums celebrating the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.

This beautiful cottage has recently been lovingly restored and comprises:

* Lounge/Dining area.
* Hallway through to Kitchen & Shower room with wash basin and toilet.
* Leading to first floor - Two Bedrooms - both comprising Twin single beds. |
* The property is centrally heated throughout.
* Bed Linen is provided.
* Ample parking space, patio area and fenced off lawn with fishing rights on the property.
* Sorry no pets and no Smoking.

Visit Abbey's and Churches, Castles and Hillforts, Museums and Heritage Centres, Country Parks, Gardens and Wildlife Sites, Historic and Heritage Sites, Festivals and Shows.

Powis Castle and Gardens World famous National Trust Property.

Lots of Activities, Family fun and Farm Attractions.

Acton Scott Farming Museum use 19th Century techniques.

Why not take a canal trip on the Montgomery, Llangollen and Shropshire Union Canals, or beautiful walks along the towpaths.

For the train enthusiast there's the Severn Valley Railway or the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway.

National Trails - Offas Dyke Path and Severn Way. Long Mynd, Stiperstones, Snowdonia.

Explore the Severn, Vyrnwy, Dyfi and Tanat Valley's with such attractions as the Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall, one of the Seven Wonders of Wales. It lies in the Berwyn Mountains west of Oswestry, and at 240 feet is the tallest single drop waterfall in England and Wales.

The Victorian reservoir of Lake Vyrnwy, just south of Snodonia, is a designated National Nature Reserve. It's stone dam, built in the 1880's was the first of it's kind.

Visit the RSPB Centre, hike on Glyndwrs Way. Excellent outdoor activities including, rock climbing, sailing and riding.


Room / Unit Price No. Of Rooms / Units Sleeps
Cottage £250.00 - £350.00(Per unit per week) 1 4

Ratings and Awards

Visit Britain Self-Catering 3 Star Grading


Central heating Bed Linen Included Radio Garden Children Welcome Microwave Fishing Free Car parking Freezer Ironing facilities Non smoking units TV Weekend breaks DVD Player Sterling Travellers Cheques


From Shrewsbury A5 take A458 towards Welshpool just through Ford and take the B4393 towards Alberbury. In Crew-Green turn right for Melverley, turn left by Tontine Inn. River Cottage on left of Melverley Church.

Contact Details

Tel: 01938 580286

Web: www.rivercottagemelverley.co.uk

Postal Address:

Church Lane




SY10 8PJ

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