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Birchope Byre

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £280
    Low season
  • £550
    Peak season

Availability 12 month calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Calendar last updated: 18th March 2018
Preferred arrival day: Friday

Next OfferMore offers

£328 Mon, 23 Apr 2018
4 nights - 3 nights-£246.

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Access


  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking

About Birchope Byre

Birchope Byre is an idyllic peaceful retreat in the grounds of the owners former farmhouse.

Situated half a mile up a farm track on a hillside surrounded by rolling farmland, the cottage offers stunning views from the paved and gravel garden which is surrounded by shrubs and flowers - the perfect place to relax and unwind.

This recently converted stone byre with slate roof has been renovated to the highest standard whilst retaining lots of original character with oak beams, hand crafted oak and elm furniture and fittings, exposed stone wall and Cotswold flagstones in the kitchen/dining area.

The cosy log burning stove and full central heating make Birchope Byre ideal at any time of year - whether you are looking for a family holiday, a romantic break, or just somewhere to relax this is the ideal place.

Located in the South Shropshire Hills in an AONB, the village of Ratlinghope sits amongst a tranquil lush valley between Stiperstones (a dramatic quartzite ridge) and the Long Mynd (beautiful heather clad moorland owned by National Trust) - a perfect place with much to offer whether you are looking for a restful break or active holiday.

Its position is excellent for visiting Shrewsbury to the north, Ludlow to the south (with its fine selection of restaurants), Ironbridge Gorge to the east and the hills of Wales to the west.

The cottage may be unsuitable for the elderly, infirm or very young children due to the nature of stairs/steps inside, and garden steps down to the cottage. Please enquire for further details.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Alison Hazell joined Independent Cottages in August 2006

1) Phone:

2) Enquire online:

3) Visit the owner's website (opens in a new window):

Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (Shropshire)

Accommodation comprises:-

  • Open plan living room with lovely wood burner, (first bag of logs included in the price; further bags can be purchased from the owners). A selection of books about the local area, magazines, and leaflets are also provided.
  • Steps up to a lovely kitchen/dining area with fitted pine kitchen, granite worktops and antique pine dresser. There are also lots of antique items which add to the special atmosphere and character including reclaimed timber, a church pew and farming implements.
  • Steps take you up to the bathroom with lovely Victorian style roll top bath, WC, washbasin, separate shower and heated towel rail.
  • From the living room a double staircase leads to two bedrooms located in the eaves: - The family bedroom has a four foot small double bed and a single bed, with exposed beams. The other is a double bedroom with hand crafted furniture of an Eastern influence. There is room for a cot / small child's bed by arrangement (cot linen is not provided so please bring your own). Both rooms are full of character with access to beds from one side only.

Additional Facilities: Duvets, linen, towels, electricity, central heating included in the price. Private paved and gravel garden with garden table and chairs for relaxing. Parking for two cars. Indoor lockable storage for bikes on request. Birchope Byre is located half a mile along a farm track, which may only be accessible by a four wheel drive vehicle in the event of snow or severe frost.

Birchope Byre Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms (Double, Family rm with double and single)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £280
Mid Season from £390
High Season from £440
Peak Season £550
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1588 650450 before paying by bank transfer.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Alison Hazell
Member Since August 2006

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Birchope Byre Noticeboard

For exact location/ariel view search,-2.9256495,58m/data=!3m1!1e3?hl=en-US Circular walk to the Bridges pub across the fields.

Last Minute Offers

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 for 4 nights, £328
3 nights-£246.
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 for 7 nights, £410
Walk the Shropshire Hills from the door.
Fri, 4 May 2018 for 7 nights, £420
Between Ludlow and Shrwsbury in Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Fri, 11 May 2018 for 7 nights, £420
In Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Over the Long Mynd from Church Stretton.

Birchope Byre 12 month availability calendar

  • Available
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* Calendar last updated: 18th March 2018