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Dick Turpin

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Overview
1 bedroom
2 bathrooms
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
'Heaven for two' - The cottage enjoys enviable views of the valley and the rolling Shropshire hills. The fully restored property nestles in 20 acres of woods and wonderful walks on the hillside high above the historic village of Clun. Located in the first 'environmentally sensitive area' and designated an area of outstanding natural beauty. The countryside commission recent survey designated this to be one of the three remaining havens of tranquility in Britain. The cottage is spacious and comfortable with hall, cloakroom, utility, large sitting room, bedroom with giant double or two single beds, dressing area. There is a large bathroom with separate power shower and fully fitted kitchen. It has a south facing sheltered terrace area with picnic table, oak bench and sun bathing easy chai...'Heaven for two' - The cottage enjoys enviable views of the valley and the rolling Shropshire hills. The fully restored property nestles in 20 acres of woods and wonderful walks on the hillside high above the historic village of Clun. Located in the first 'environmentally sensitive area' and designated an area of outstanding natural beauty. The countryside commission recent survey designated this to be one of the three remaining havens of tranquility in Britain. The cottage is spacious and comfortable with hall, cloakroom, utility, large sitting room, bedroom with giant double or two single beds, dressing area. There is a large bathroom with separate power shower and fully fitted kitchen. It has a south facing sheltered terrace area with picnic table, oak bench and sun bathing easy chairs. The charm of the Cottage with its many features of architectural and historic interest has been carefully preserved. The cottage is featured in 'Special Places to Stay in Britain', Awarded the top English Tourist Board quality rating- 'Five Stars', 'De-luxe 5 Keys', and 'Gold Award'.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Car is needed.
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Half bath
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About the Manager
Roger Wren (Property Manager Roger Wren)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2006
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very comfortable and delightful stay at the cottage. The cottage is spacious and well equipped and set in spacious grounds adjacent to Cockford Hall. The peace and tranquility of the setting suited us down to the ground. Roger and Burkhard were marvelous...More

Date of stay: May 2021
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Reviewed 29 August 2019

A special week in a special place and practically on our doorstep the dick turpin cottage has everything you need for a great holiday and Roger our host was always on hand if needed But the real gem is the peace and quiet it brings...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Lynchris
Roger W, VR Owner at Dick Turpin, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2019

Delighted that you enjoyed your stay. The beauty and peace and quiet are quaalities which attrated me to Clun many years ago me to Clun many years ago Roger

Reviewed 25 March 2019

We stayed at Dick Turpin Cottage for a long weekend in February to celebrate my wife's birthday. It took a little bit of finding but once we were there it was absolutely wonderful! Our host was most accommodating and he'd obviously gone to great lengths...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank syllabubian
Roger W, VR Owner at Dick Turpin, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2019

Thank you so much for choosing The Dick Turpin cottage It was many years ago that we discovered this wonderful location and it has been a real pleasure to share it with so many regular visitors. Looking forward to welcoming you on a return visit...More

Reviewed 20 January 2019

A wonderful week in a charming and unique cottage in the beautiful Clun valley. Roger, our host, was most welcoming and concerned that everything was in order for our relaxation and contentment. His personal touch in the decor and furnishings reflects his life’s interests and...More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank pjpmed
Roger W, VR Owner at Dick Turpin, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2019

Many thanks for your comments it is always a pleasure to welcome guests who love walking and the Shropshire countryside. I do hope you will return to see even more of what our locality has to offer.Roger

Reviewed 3 January 2019

My wife and I stayed at the Dick Turpin for 5 nights over New Year 2018/19. We both adored the cottage and found it to be comfortable, peaceful, cosy and well equipped. Facilities in the cottage are great with comfy beds, sofas and a well...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank LargeDan
Roger W, VR Owner at Dick Turpin, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2019

i am blown away by your review and so pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Dick Turpin Cottage.Hope you will be able to revisit very soon Best wishes Roger

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Reviewed 13 September 2018

This place lived up to all our (high!) expectations. We were welcomed by Roger who showed us, with justifable pride, around this wonderful cottage. The welcome hamper and all the flowers were a lovely touch after a long drive across England. The cottage is huge...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank 363tourist
Roger W, VR Owner at Dick Turpin, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Many thanks for your comments, much appreciated. We are grateful for the reminder about the orchard at the rear of the cottage which leads directly to the woodland paths, Due to health problems for our regular garden help we have now found a really excellent...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018

Dick Turpin Cottage is an absolutely fabulous place to stay. It exceeded our expectations by miles! Everything imaginable is provided plus more -champagne, wine, cocktails, fruit cheeses etc. etc. etc...… It is set in the most beautiful location and there are hosts of good places...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Chris L
Roger W, VR Owner at Dick Turpin, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

I was so pleased you enjoyed the comforts of the cottage and especially that you appreciated all that the Clun area has to offer. It is still a very much undiscovered part of England. Delighted that you will be returning next year. Roger

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in this delightful cottage on the outskirts of Clun during probably one of the wettest weeks of the year. The cottage is outstanding in every way and a real home from home with nothing forgotten in terms of your comfort....More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Sally P
Roger W, VR Owner at Dick Turpin, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

I am so sorry, we cannot promise good weather but delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Do please try and visit again when hopefully the weather will be similar to this afternoon -bright sunshine lightin up the rolling hills . Certainly the sheep and lambs...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

We spent the most perfect Christmas at the Dick Turpin cottage deep in rural Shropshire. The cottage is beautifully appointed and the owners extremely attentive and generous. We are looking forward to returning in Summer.

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank 552william
Roger W, VR Owner at Dick Turpin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Many thanks for your kind comments, it was great to see you again and know how much you enjoy the beautiful South Shropshire countryside. Much appreciated Roger

Reviewed 28 November 2017

We stayed at the Dick Turpin cottage last week for 3 nights. The accommodation exceeded our expectations. The owner Roger was very helpful and provided a lovely hamper. It was a delight to stay in such a charming, cosy place, situated in a beautiful location,...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank dunwells11
Roger W, VR Owner at Dick Turpin, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Very many thanks for your kind remarks, it gives us all such a boost when guests enjoy staying at The Dick Turpin. Having such a special location obviously helps a lot but we do try to provide that extra warm welcome especially when guests like...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
There is an excellent wide range of Pubs and Restaurants to suit every pocket and taste. Nearest meals available in Clun (1 mile) Choice of three Pubs, one with separate restaurant and three Cafes. Good Food Guide/ Michelin Star Restaurants within 20 minutes drive. Full list in Cottage. One of the best restaurants in the world is in Ludlow.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dick Turpin

Dick Turpin is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

Dick Turpin has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Dick Turpin has one bedroom available. See all property details.

Stays at Dick Turpin must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.