The Barn at Ryecroft
Self-Catering in Ludlow, Shropshire
Looking For Something Different? An idyllic rural hideaway in a unique barn conversion, 10 minutes drive from Ludlow. Original pine beams, wood burning stove, private garden and stunning panoramic views. Short breaks available.
The Barn at Ryecroft has ample parking and 2 cosy bedrooms. The main bedroom has a double bed and the second has a 4ft bed with a single sleeping platform above. The sitting room and kitchen is open plan and furnished with a comfortable three piece suite and all the modern amenities you would expect; colour TV and DVD player, washing machine, fridge, microwave and electric cooker. You will also receive a welcome hamper including local ale!
Large glazed doors open onto a spacious deck area surrounded by mature trees; ideal for eating out, making the most of our amply stocked bookcase or just listening to the birds. For the colder winter months, the interior of The Barn is completely timbered, with triple glazed windows and doors that keep the warmth from the wood burning stove in on a chilly day. Logs are included.
The Barn stands at the end of a leafy private drive, yet Sue and Peter are only a stone's throw away to offer friendly advice on making the most of your stay. There are several local pubs to choose from for dining out or enjoying a drink and of course Ludlow, Shropshire's gastronomic capital, is only 5 miles away.
The Barn is also ideally situated for exploring the Shropshire Hills and Church Stretton. The Malverns, the Welsh Borders to the Radnor Hills, Offas's Dyke, and Herefordshire are all easily accessible. Shrewsbury and Ironbridge are only a day trip away.
If you like walking you can literally step through the entrance hall and out of the Barn’s stable door into scenic countryside. We are close to the Mortimer Forest and you can walk the Mortimer Trail, following ridge and valley between Ludlow and Kington. If any of our guests are interested in exploring the nearby trail routes we are happy to assist ferrying you along any points of the Trail.
Cyclists can make use of the abundant forestry tracks and quiet lanes and should you wish to secure your own bikes we can arrange this, or if required, cycle hire can be obtained locally.
The local shop and post office are is situated in Orelton, approx. 2 miles away. There are also two pubs close by, The Castle Inn & The Boot, Orleton. You can sample some Real Ale in either!
Our intention is to make your holiday a relaxed and memorable experience. We would be delighted to have a chat if you would like any further information either about The Barn or the surrounding area; Please contact us on the details above.
|Room / Unit||Price||No. Of Rooms / Units||Sleeps|
|Cottage||£250.00 - £480.00(Per unit per week)||1||4|
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If travelling on the A49 from Ludlow, turn right at The Salwey Arms onto the B4362 signposted PRESTEIGNE. At next T junction turn right onto the B4361 towards Ludlow. After approx 1 mile turn you enter Richards Castle where you turn left alongside the Castle Inn. After approx 3/4 of a mile, turn left at the crossroads signposted ELTON & GOGGIN. From this crossroad Ryecroft & The Barn are SEVEN TENTHS of a mile on the right.
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