Relax and unwind at The Old Rectory, a country house B&B and rural retreat in the Shropshire hamlet of Wheathill. Set in seven acres of gardens, the property is surrounded by stunning views and is home to a collection of free range chickens and ducks. Breakfast and afternoon tea are made with homemade produce and, weather permitting, can be served outside on the terrace. Be sure to keep an eye out for the small sauna in the cellar. The Old Rectory is the perfect location for special occasions.
Three individually decorated rooms with en-suite or private bathrooms. All bedrooms are large and light with comfortable beds. Enjoy views over the stable yard and garden.
On the doorstep and nearby
Ludlow is well known for its fantastic foodie offerings. The French Pantry and The Queens are both popular choices, but be sure to call ahead as many restaurants get booked up months in advance. Shropshire is also the ideal place for walking and cycling, with hundreds of footpaths and bridleways on the doorstep. Ask The Old Rectory for maps and route cards to plan your journey. The Severn Valley Railway operates steam-hauled passenger trains between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster and is a must for any rail enthusiast.
Worth staying in for ...
The Old Rectory offers a fantastic three course candlelit dinner by arrangement. Choose a bottle of wine or champagne from the cellar to complement your meal.
Need to know
Dogs are welcome but are not allowed inside the bedrooms. They may sleep in the boot room of the house for a £10 charge, or in an outside stable. Horses are welcome by prior arrangement. There is a boot room for storing muddy footwear and each guest has a peg and boot locker.