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This delightful cottage lies in a setting in woodlands near Bircher Common and close to Croft Castle and the ancient hill-fort of Croft Ambrey. There are unlimited walks, with wildlife and spectacular views.
The cottage's layout
- Ground floor
- porch, utility room, kitchen/dining room and sitting room with multi-fuel stove.
- First floor
- three bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin and 1 single) and bathroom.
Offers: Holiday cottage guests have free access to Croft Castle during opening hours and access at all times to the parkland.
Heating: Oil central heating included.
Due to its remoteness, the cottage has its own generator for electrical appliances, a calor-gas cooker and oil-fired central heating.
Garden: There is a steep garden surrounding the cottage.
Cottage Approach: Access is via a long track through woodland therefore arrival in daylight is recommended, we don't advise using low slung vehicles on the track.
Parking; Parking for several cars next to the cottage.
- Let starts
- Min stay
- Dogs allowed
- Yes, 1
- Cottage ref
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- Dogs welcome
- Open fire / stove
- Pub nearby
- Remote location
- Double bed
- If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0344 335 1287
Things to see and do nearby
- Heart of England
The industrial heart of England now offers one of Britain's loveliest National Parks, the Peak District, a region of outstanding natural beauty with spectacular and contrasting scenery. Moorland, ancient oak woodlands, bustling market towns and pretty villages are easily accessible from some of our major cities. Some of the Trust's finest properties are in the area, including High Peak Estate, straddling the Yorkshire-Derbyshire border, Lyme Park mansion and gardens, surrounded by a medieval deer park and Hardwick Hall, hardly changed since its creation in Elizabethan times. To the south is the gentler area of the Cotswolds and its neighbouring county of Warwickshire. With its gently rolling countryside of hills and valleys, picturesque stone villages and fine houses, this beautiful area now offers the visitor a glimpse of traditional English life. The National Trust owns some of the loveliest countryside in the area, some fine houses and important gardens. There is a huge and varied choice from Tudor Snowshill Manor, with its eclectic collection of musical instruments, clocks and Japanese armour to Hidcote Manor Gardens, famous for its rare trees, shrubs and outstanding herbaceous borders. Other Trust places in the area include Newark Park with its stunning views, the Sherborne Park estate, while the Buscot and Coleshill estates in west Oxfordshire are set in 7,500 acres of rolling farmland and woodland. The Iron Age hill-fort of Badbury Hill offers superb views over the Upper Valley south to White Horse Hill and the Berkshire Downs.
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place to visit
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- Water Mill and Battle Centre
- various cider orchards and producers
- Bird watching
National Trust places to visit
- Croft Castle and Parkland
- Castellated manor house set in stunning countryside with panoramic views
- Berrington Hall
- Neo-classical mansion with fine interiors, set in landscape grounds
- Cwmmau Farmhouse
- Superb early 17th-century 'black and white' farmhouse with stone-tiled roof and vernacular buildings
- The Weir
- Informal 1920s riverside garden with fine views
- Brockhampton Estate
- Traditionally farmed estate and medieval manor house
- Wilderhope Manor
- Elizabethan gabled manor house, unfurnished but with fine interior architectural features
Comments from past visitors
Mr K Arnott
Fran, Adam and Alex (4)
Deb + family
What it will cost
- VAT at the current rate
- Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
(not included in the price table above)
- A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
- Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
- As part of the annual pricing review of all its cottages the National Trust reserves the right to move individual cottages up or down the price bands and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for certain cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.