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7 Nights  

  • £459  to  £1000

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Short Breaks From

  • £155 p/night
    Off peak
    (2 night min)
  • £253 p/night
    Peak season
    (2 night min)

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£775 Fri, 24 May 2024
7 nights - Save £25 - Further discount if hot tub not required

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    2 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Star Rating

    4 Star

About Nuthatch Cottage

Nuthatch Cottage is a lovely 4 Star holiday cottage on the family-run Castle Farm (not a working farm) in the rural Shropshire hamlet of Dudleston. It is comfortable for families and couples, including those with dogs, as it sleeps four people in two bedrooms and has a private enclosed patio with a hot tub. It's a fantastic area for a walking or cycling holiday as there are beautiful footpaths, bridleways and cycling routes accessible from the gate. Shropshire is a holiday destination for all seasons. It has lovely countryside, but it also has charming villages, friendly towns, historic buildings, and activities to suit all interests and abilities. Nuthatch Cottage is one and a half miles from the nearest pub at St Martins and two miles from the nearest supermarket.

Dudleston is a quiet rural hamlet five miles from Ellesmere, where you will find all of the shops and amenities you could need for your self-catering holiday. Ellesmere is the biggest of the Shropshire meres, or glacial lakes, for which this area is well known. It's a favourite natural spot for locals and visitors, with people fishing, boating, birdwatching, walking and cycling. The town centre is an attractive mix of medieval lanes, half-timbered Georgian buildings, independent shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs. A local bike shop can arrange to hire bicycles with delivery and collection from the cottage, making it even easier to enjoy being outdoors. If you need more variety, Oswestry is just eight miles from the house.

Ideas for days out include cycling beside the Llangollen Canal to Chirk Aqueduct and Chirk Castle with 480-acres of beautiful parkland. See the impressive Pistyll Rhaedr waterfall, sail on Lake Vrynwy, or head to Talacre beach and lighthouse for a day at the seaside. The Roman city of Chester is under an hour's drive, with fancy boutiques, an award-winning zoo, and historic ruins, while Liverpool is a little further but still within a 90-minute drive for a fun day of shopping, sightseeing, and Beatles nostalgia. Closer to home, why not visit Erddig Hall, Attingham Park, Powis Castle, or the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

Nuthatch Cottage is one of two 4-Star holiday cottages at Castle Farm. They are semi-detached but completely private and self-contained. Depending on availability, you can book the cottages together to accommodate extended families or two families who want to holiday together without sharing a cottage. Please see the owner's website for details. PRICES  INCLUDE USE OF HOT TUB AT EACH COTTAGE DISCOUNT GIVEN AT TIME OF BOOKING IF HOT TUB NOT REQUIRED.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Helen Reade joined Independent Cottages in September 2021

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Hot Tub
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Highchair
  • Golf Nearby
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Shropshire)

Accommodation Comprises:

Nuthatch Cottage is a brick barn conversion with accommodation over two levels.


  • Open plan living/dining area and kitchen with lots of natural light and laminate flooring. The living area has two sofas, a TV with a DVD player, and a cosy electric "real flame" fire. The solid pine table seats four people, with a highchair available on request.
  • Fitted kitchen with space to prepare meals and store food. Appliances include a full-sized electric oven with a four-burner stove, a microwave, and a dishwasher. There's also a washing machine. A door opens into the private garden and outdoor seating area.


  • Master bedroom with a double bed, bedside tables and reading lights. Beds are made up for the arrival of guests and bath towels are provided.
  • Twin room with two single beds and decor that suits guests of all ages.
  • Family bathroom with a shower over the bath, WC and a handbasin.

Outside: The enclosed paved patio has an outdoor dining table and chairs and a hot tub. There is a field opposite the cottage where guests are very welcome to take their dogs from March to November. There is parking for two cars.

Additional Information: Utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are provided. Guests to bring towels for use by the hot tub. Nuthatch Cottage can be booked without use of a hot tub at a reduced price, all prices shown include use of hot tub. Two to three well-behaved dogs are welcome by arrangement for no extra charge. Short breaks are possible, depending on availability. A £100 refundable security bond is required the week prior to your holiday. Smoking/vaping  is not permitted in cottages.

Star Rating: 4 Star

Nuthatch Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double & 1 Twin)
2 dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £459
To £1000
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
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)1691 690801 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Children must be supervised when around / using the hot tub.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Helen Reade
Member Since September 2021

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Last Minute Offers

Fri, 24 May 2024 for 7 nights, £775
Save £25. Further discount if hot tub not required
Fri, 31 May 2024 for 7 nights, £775
Save £25. Further discount if hot tub not required
Fri, 7 Jun 2024 for 7 nights, £750
Save £30. Further discount if hot tub not required
Fri, 14 Jun 2024 for 7 nights, £760
Save £30. Further discount if hot tub not required

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