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Self-Catering Apartment Shrewsbury

The Barn in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

From: €300 weekly Guests 2 Rooms 1 Bathroom 1

The Barn Self-Catering

Holiday home
The Barn is a first floor apartment next to the owner's farm shop in the village of Weston-under-Redcastle in Shropshire. The cottage sleeps two people and has one double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and an open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, a dining table and a sitting area with woodburner. Outside the cottage is off road parking and a small gravelled area withfurniture. Perfect for a romantic break in the lovely Shropshire countryside, The Barn is a fabulous holiday apartment.

Area
The village of Weston-under-Redcastle is surrounded by countryside, 12 miles from Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury offers a selection of shops, cafes, bars, restaurants, pubs and riverside walks.

Region
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.

Amenities
LPG central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, TV, DVD, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot. Small gravel seating area with garden furniture. Sorry no pets. Sorry, no smoking. Village shop 1.5 miles, pub and restaurants 3 miles. Note: The cottage owner's Maynard's Farm Shop (one of Rick Stein's Super Food Heroes) is on site. Note: Butchery and sausage making courses are available and need to be booked in advance, contact the owner for more information, prices and dates. Note: This cottage is reached via 18 external steps. Although the property is pet free the owners dog often pops in to say hello, so it may not be suitable for those with allergies. Note: Owner's farm shop which offers a service where people can pre-order food to be placed in the accommodation

Apartment amenities

  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Log fire
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Wifi
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Self-Catering Reviews

Mr Horn
May 2019
Lovely house and great hosts! Absolutely wonderful place to stay.
Mr Ettery
December 2018
The Barn was a very cosy home from home property.. We had a lovely stay. There wasn't anything we wanted for. It was very clean, warm and welcoming and would recommend to anyone. A point to make is that it is a working farm that starts early doors and you get regular visits from a 4 legged friend at the front door so please don't go expecting peace and quiet.
Ms Millard
November 2018
Gorgeous place to stay and easy to book.. Would definitely recommend :-) Thank you!
Mr Pollard
October 2018
Another lovely holiday.. The barn is a superb apartment in a good central position, handy for such places as IronbridgeThe farm shop has some lovely really tasty produce- no wonder it's on Rick Steins food heroes list!
Mr Collett
September 2018
Had a great break at the barn.. It was very clean and comfortable and lived up to expectations. An ideal spot for discovering Shropshire and beyond. Very friendly owners and even friendlier dog Masie. We will definitely be going back.
Liz E
August 2018
I have stayed at The Barn previously in 2012 so it was great to go back and stay. The Barn is very well equipt with everything you could possibly need. A definite home from home. Unfortunately did not see Fiona this time but the staff at the Farm Shop are extremely helpful if you need anything. Would highly recommend and will definitely stay again when I am next in the UK.
Liz E
August 2018
The Barn was absolutely perfect, we could not fault it..
Mrs Sofianou
April 2018
We are a couple and stayed in The Barn in April 2018.. The directions were clear and the location was peaceful and tucked away. The Barn is up a set of stairs and opens up into an open plan living room and kitchen, a home away from home. Comfy sofas, tv and DVD player and a small woodburner are in the living room and the kitchen was well stocked and had everything we needed, including strong wifi. The double bedroom had a beautiful view overlooking the fields and plenty of storage, The bathroom is small but works well with an over the bath shower. The whole property is filled with natural daylight. The Barn is about a 10-15 min drive from Whitchurch and we found the location easy to use as a base to visit nearby villages and larger towns. Overall we had a wonderful 5 days, we felt like we lived there rather than on holiday and would recommend The Barn to anyone wanting a low maintenance self catering holiday.
Mr Bloxhan
April 2018
Fantastic accommodation with a lovely modern country feel, very comfortable in a relaxing location.. A very warm welcome on arrival and nothing was too much trouble. We stayed here because we were attending the fantastic one day butchery course run by Rob, Fiona and the adorable Masie (the super friend black retriever) Excellent Farm Shop on site and lots to see and do in this lovely part of England. All highly recommended.
Miss Robinson
March 2018
Great holiday once again, Sykes holidays does a great Job of keeping you informed and giving you accurate information on how to contact the owner, key collection etc.. The Barn was another property that lived up to our expectations and enabled us to have a relaxing time.
Miss Tompkins
February 2018
The owners of the Barn, Fiona and Rob, were so friendly without being overbearing.. The accommodation was stunning and had everything you needed. Had a fantastic weekend.
Mrs Hamer
August 2017
The Barn is ideally located to access so many good walks and visitor attractions.. We only stayed for one week but could have easily stayed longer. Was not short of anything on our stay. Even the resident dog "maisy" was super friendly ❤ Would definitely recommend.
Mr Whelan
May 2017
We had a great time the apartment was lovely and Fiona and Rob were very welcoming and hospitable Bernard Whelan
1986TAB
January 2017
We had an amazing weekend at the barn over the new year weekend. The barn has everything you could ever need, the barn is well presented and the log burner keeps the rooms toasty. The owners are very nice and are happy to give advice on the local area and let you walk the dog in their fields. The farm shop on site has some exceptional pork meats and local products on sale and the staff there were also very helpful and recommended some of the specialities / personnal favourites (you get a discount at the shop when you stay at the barn). We will definitely return for another relaxing weekend with the dog.
Mr Winkley
July 2016
In a very quiet location and the owners made us very welcome. The Barn is well situated, allowing easy access to Wales and other surrounding counties. This was an excellent place to stay, we would definitely recommend to others.
Miss Howes
July 2016
The views from the property were lovely, and we loved being right next to the farm shop. Lots of places to walk.
Mr Larkins
June 2016
Super friendly owners, a lovely barn and area. I can't recommend enough and will be going back again at some time. 10 out of 10.
Mr Parr
April 2016
It was an excellent week and we packed a lot in. We really liked the accommodation and the owners were extremely nice and helpful. I would love to go back there and I will!!
Mrs Smith
February 2016
We particularly liked how well furnished, warm and cosy The Barn was, it's really home from home when you can have such a lovely place to sit and relax. The bed was extremely comfy, and the cottage was warm, particularly important in February, and there was plenty of hot water.
Mr Phillips
February 2016
The Barn was a wonderful property and ideal for exploring the wider Shropshire countryside. Our hosts were very welcoming and friendly and were very helpful in the family history research we were doing. Having their farm shop and the bakery on site made for delicious fresh local produce. An ideal location for a short break!
Mrs Parker
July 2015
The apartment is located on a farm in beautiful countryside. The owners live on site and are friendly and helpful. Also there is a farm shop on site selling artisan breads and pork products. There was lots to do in the area, whether visiting a national trust property or long walks along the waterways. All in all an excellent base to explore the area.
Mrs Jones
May 2015
It was very peaceful and quiet, the farm shop and bakery on site were great. The property was not far from places to visit and the supermarket was only 6 miles away. Will be returning here soon. This property is also dog friendly which is great. A big thank you to the owners.
Mr Harmston
February 2015
We really enjoyed our short break. The Barn was cosy and well equipped and the owners are a very welcoming and friendly couple. The use of their fields to exercise or dog was an added bonus. We wouldn't think twice about booking again and therefore highly recommend The Barn.
Mr Sherriff
January 2015
Very relaxing and quiet. The TV, black and white movies a wood burner were perfect! We all enjoyed the break, including the dog!
HazelDorothy
December 2014
The Barn is a lovely place to stay. Plenty of room to spread out, parking by the bottom of the steps. Lovely views through the lounge windows. The owners were very friendly without being intrusive, and the staff in the shop were lovely too. Spacious bedroom plenty of storage for clothing. Wifi a bonus feature.
Mr Pallot
November 2014
The Barn was an excellent, well appointed cottage and a perfect base to explore the beautiful countryside around, which even at this time of year had so much to offer.
Mrs Bennett
October 2014
Fabulous barn in a beautiful area. The most comfy bed ever.
Mrs Downs
July 2014
The Barn was in beautiful countryside with magnificent views. The pictures on the website perfectly matched the reality. We enjoyed the comfortable seating as we watched the sheep from the window. It was easy to access Shrewsbury, (Park and Ride) and other places of interest from the road outside the gate. The rooms were lovely and light with natural lighting and there was more than enough storage space for our clothes etc. The bed was one of the most comfortable, apart from ours, we have ever slept on. We liked the old cradle which when we arrived had the lovely thick towels in it.
Mrs Circuit
December 2013
As this was a little break over the Christmas week we wanted it to be relaxing, quiet and peaceful. This is exactly what we received! Being a military family means a lot of upheaval and time apart so to spend a delicious week in this little barn surrounded by the countryside is exactly what we wanted. We cannot praise it high enough.
Mrs Hughes
October 2013
Lovely location and people, they could not do enough for us. We will stay there again, and would be happy to recommend it to friends. It was lovely and warm, and the seating area is very cosy.
Miss Turnbull
October 2013
Beautiful surroundings, tranquil setting, loads of space! Wish we would have known about the farm shop in advance!
Guest
August 2013
The Barn was very comfortable and the owners very welcoming and helpful.The farm Shop is a few steps away for beutiful meat,sausages and home baked bread.Perfect for a couple.Very good location for exploring Welsh Marches and area.So much to see we will have to go back.
Jillybaby37
August 2013
Really lovely place to stay to escape from it all, nice and quiet, great for dog owners, was able to walk round owners field with our dog. The barn had everything we needed for our stay, the owners were away so we didn't meet them. The farm shop was great too.
Mr Mackey
July 2013
A spacious and well appointed house in peaceful location, and with the bonus of the farm shop on site for wonderful fresh baked bread and meat. The owners were very friendly and helpful.
Mrs Wickett
April 2013
The cottage was nice and spacious and was in a nice farm area with fields around.
Mr Boak
March 2013
Very quiet and comfortable. The cottage was brilliantly appointed and was really spacious and airy. The farm shop was great.
Guest
December 2012
The cottage was good, not much places to go for a walk, you have to drive the car if you need to go even to the nearest pub, which was great at all. The service was very good and friendly. Nice view from the bedroom window, but a bit unusual that the cottage is on the first floor, so there is no private garden really. Very good farm shop just right next to the cottage. Nice lake isnt far from the cottage but only for a short walk around. Overall it was a good romantic stay.
Ms Ashworth
November 2012
We absolutely loved the property. The owners are very friendly as well as the animals. Would recommend to go again, also the pork we brought home was lovely!
Miss Durrant
October 2012
Lovely, comfortable cottage with all you need in a 'home from home'. Owners were very welcoming and friendly, as were the pets! A wonderfully relaxing holiday. Lots to do in the area so will visit again.
Mr Harley
September 2012
Just what we were after, a relaxing break with everything we needed.
Mrs Towriss
September 2012
The Barn is so near to the road and easy to get to places but there is no road noise. It is very peaceful and relaxing.
Mr Lambert
August 2012
Spaciousness of accommodation and central location for exploring a wide area.
Mr Stenton
August 2012
The owners are great, so friendly and helpful. The cottage is first class and gives you all you need. The owners farm shop is excellent.
Mrs Bradford
July 2012
The Barn was very nice, perfect for both my husband and myself. The hosts were lovely and very helpful with information about the area around them. The farm shop was lovely too, beautiful meat and lovely pastries. We certainly would recommend this property to anybody looking for somewhere nice to stay on holiday or just for a break.
Mrs Dennison
July 2012
A good centre and a safe place for a single traveller.
Mr Lawrence
July 2012
We felt at home very quickly and the owners were very helpful - I would recommend this cottage.
Guest
July 2012
We received a lovely welcome from the owners. Perfect for the dog as we were able to walk her in the fields. Great days out to attingham Park, Wroxeter Roman City and Ellesmere. However the best was Hawkstone Park just down the road. The Barn was a very nice cottage for a weeks holiday which we thoughly enjoyed.
katey1234
June 2012
This was really lovely luxurious accommodation with every conceivable item supplied to make your stay as comfortable as possible, real attention to details. Fiona and Rob were the perfect welcoming hosts. Everything you need at the Farm Shop and close to good walks. Wem is a lovely local little village where tasty and reasonable meals were served at the Fox Inn. All in all great!!!
Guest
May 2012
delightful property with friendly owners.Farm shop on site well stocked.Ideal for couples and dog owners.Dog friendly pubs nearby
Mrs Ellis
April 2012
Had a fantastic time staying at The Barn. Situated in the beautiful Shropshire countryside and having the Farm Shop on site was excellent. Would definitely stay again and would highly recommend.
Mrs Waring
April 2012
Good property in a great location. Helpful owners and ideal for walking the dog in the fields. Really liked the pig!
Mr Price
February 2012
Very pleasant relaxing surroundings. Very friendly and helpful people without being intrusive.
Mrs Baggs
January 2012
The layout of The Barn was absolutely brilliant and well thought out for those that like to cook and socialise. We loved the wood burning stove and the views. The food available from the farm shop was of an excellent standard and a reasonable price. We had an amazing time away and will definitely be going back. The owners were incredibly welcoming and helpful throughout our stay.
Guest
December 2011
Excellant accomadation, clean tidy well thought out. Lovely helpful owners. wonderful scenary loads of walksExcellant places to eat.
Mrs Renwick
October 2011
The owners made us very welcome and were very helpful throughout our time in The Barn. The farm shop on site was very good and we sampled a few of the products. The Barn was a comfortable base for our exploration of the surrounding area.
Mr Leggett
September 2011
Farm Shop on site was a real bonus. Great produce for breakfast and very friendly and helpful hosts.
Mr Counsell
September 2011
We enjoyed the warm and friendly welcome from the owners, and the convenience of the fantastic farm shop on site. Being central to so many lovely attractions and walks was lovely, but mostly we enjoyed the peace and tranquility whilst there, despite the road being within yards of the property. We absolutely loved it.
Mrs Omideyi
August 2011
The owners are fantastic and made me feel really welcome. Also, what a treat to have an award winning farm shop on site! The barn is a truly idyllic place to stay, whether on a quiet retreat or romantic break. I would highly recommend it and will definitely stay again!
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