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The Olde Cow House

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The Olde Cow House, Plaish Park Farm, Plaish, Near Cardington, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 7HX, United Kingdom

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This impressive four bedroom property near the village of Cardington in Shropshire is able to sleep up to 11 people, making it ideal for a vacation with a large group of friends or families.

Four bedrooms: 1 x family with king-size double, single & en-suite shower, basin, WC, 1 x family with double, single & en-suite shower, basin, WC (both bedrooms accessed via staircase off dining room), 1 x family with 3 x singles (zip & link, can be king-size double & single by prior arrangement) & basin, 1 x 3/4 double with en-suite basin & WC (accessed via small staircase from sitting room). Bathroom with roll-top bath, shower cubicle, basin & WC. Ground floor basin & WC. Handmade oak kitchen with Belfast sink & granite worktops. Utility/drying room. Oak floored dining room with patio doors. Large sitting room with woodburner.

Set amidst the rolling hills of the South Shropshire countryside, the village of Cardington boasts the oldest pub in Shropshire – The Royal Oak – which is mentioned in the Domesday Book. Its rural location makes a wonderful base whilst sightseeing and the village provides miles of country paths in all directions through the beautiful Shropshire hills, making this an excellent spot for cyclists and walkers. There is a wide variety of birdlife – including buzzards, woodpeckers and ravens, as well as the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, Severn Valley Steam Railway, Stokesay Castle, Shrewsbury, Ludlow and the Ironbridge Gorge – boasting as many as 10 museums. The attractive market towns of Church Stretton – known as ‘Little Switzerland’ by the Victorians – and Much Wenlock are both within easy driving distance and offer a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants.

One of the unique features of Church Stretton is its location on the Long Mynd, a ridge of hills that runs through the town. This provides ample opportunities for hiking, cycling, and other outdoor pursuits. Visitors can also take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside from the summit of the Long Mynd.

The town itself has a rich history, with evidence of settlements dating back to the Bronze Age. The town’s name is thought to derive from the Old English for “church on a paved road”, reflecting its importance as a stopping point on the historic trade routes that crisscrossed the region.

Today, Church Stretton is a thriving community with a range of amenities and attractions. From its traditional market square to its lively festivals and events, there is always something to see and do in this charming town. Whether you’re a nature lover, history buff, or simply looking for a relaxing getaway, Church Stretton is a destination not to be missed.


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The Olde Cow House, Plaish Park Farm, Plaish, Near Cardington, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 7HX, United Kingdom
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