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“A stylish place with luxury treatment”
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
Clun, Shropshire, England

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John-Kaye...
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
220 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“A stylish place with luxury treatment”
Reviewed August 10, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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A sweeping drive up to the house and nearby cottage is an appropriate way to approach this wonderful place. It indicates that it is something a little different. When you arrive and turn round the view across the Shropshire hills is equally spectacular.
Inside the cottage was well equipped spotlessly clean with beautiful fresh flowers plants and orchids in every room.
The kitchen has everything that you need if you intend to cook and the welcome hamper with wine and champagne makes sure your first evening in luxury goes down well. Good information and guide lines on what to see and where local restaurants inns and cafes are available in the information provided or from the owners who are a source of helpful information. A pity we were only there for a week it was not long enough

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Deborah24...
Farnborough, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Quirky, clean, comfortable and blissfully quiet cottage”
Reviewed July 23, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

The Dick Turpin cottage is amazing. We spent a week at this beautifully appointed, well equipped, clean and comfortable cottage and didn't want to leave :-( Everything you could possibly want for a self catering holiday is provided together with a scrummy welcome pack. There is so much to do and see in the area but be prepared to stretch your calf muscles as some of the walks are incredibly steep! If the weather is not conducive to being out and about, or you just want to relax, the cottage has enough entertainment to keep you amused from HiFi in every room to DVDs and puzzles. There are also two outside seating areas where you can sit, relax and listen to the blissful quiet ................ :-)

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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stuartgra...
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Out of this world”
Reviewed July 7, 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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The Dick Turpin Cottage near Clun, is the most glorious place for your holiday. It is luxuriously equipped and furnished by the owners who have thought of every last detail,. On arrival, local fresh produce welcomes guests, along with beautiful flowers and plants throughout .The cottage is situated in the stunning Shropshire hills, ideal for walking or visiting local attractions or for travelling further afield. We travelled almost 300 miles for our two week holiday which co-incided with the hottest weeks this year. The owner most considerately provided an additional fan to help us stay comfortable, just one example of the care we received throughout our stay. Once there, you will not want to leave !

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Liked best: Anticipating our return each evening from our day's outing.
Liked least: Having to leave at the end of the holiday.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
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LMWeafer
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A cottage fit for superlatives - perfect in every way”
Reviewed January 26, 2015 for a stay in January 2015
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My husband and I spent 6 nights at the Dick Turpin Cottage in January 2015. I cannot say enough to praise it...... so instead, I'm going to go as far to say, this: clearly, I cannot know what you as a holidaymaker, considering going to stay at the Dick Turpin Cottage might be - interested in, worried about, or looking for......but I don't need to know - because everything is catered for.
The cottage already has every luxury you could conceivably need/think of, for a relaxing break away from it all - whatever the time of year....I kept thinking "Where's the...." only to turn around and find it before I'd completed my thought..!!...perfectly furnished kitchen - CHECK, huge bath adorned with luxurious soaps and oils - CHECK, flatscreen TVs in sitting room and bedroom - CHECK, most comfortable colossal bed I've ever slept on - CHECK, fabulous wood burning stove for cosy winters - CHECK, beautifully framed outdoor table for magical breakfasts al fresco in summer - CHECK, perfectly structured walk up the valley through fairytale landscape and picture postcard views - CHECK.....a million and one little surprises left for you by THE most thoughtful hosts on the planet - CHECK)..... But if by some unlikely, pig-flies-by miracle, you find yourself, or your holiday in any way lacking - your hosts will move heaven and earth to fix it for you. I challenge you to find such occasion to call on them though! Simply : it's a cottage that could not be more - by hosts that could not do more...and in a beautiful part of the world to boot. We were very lucky to have had the pleasure.

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Ian L
Fremantle, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Dick Turpin-This highwayman clearly liked the good life”
Reviewed September 13, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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people found this review helpful

This is the third time in four years my wife and I (we live n Australia and didn’t visit the UK last year) have stayed at Dick Turpin, a self catering rental cottage in the grounds of Cockford Hall near Clun in Shropshire. Imagine if you will, driving up toward the hall, parking outside Dick Turpin and entering a spotless well appointed cottage filled with light. Looking round the living area you can see vases of fresh flowers and moving to the window ,uninterrupted views of the rolling Shropshire countryside stretching before you as far as your eye can see. No exaggeration I can assure you. Also in the living area is a TV, an Pod sound system, complete with iPod and a Linn sound system. Then on into the spacious bedroom dominated not by the king size bed, that later you will find extremely comfortable, but by the vibrant colours of the fabric covering the walls and complemented by the headboard of the bed. It really is so very different and so outstanding. Next into the bathroom which too is spacious and is fitted with a full size bath (with a support for your book should you feel like a read) and a shower that seems the sixe of a small house. The kitchen is well appointed with a large fridge/freezer, microwave, oven, induction hob and dishwasher plus really top class pots and pans and a plethora of kitchen equipment. All this makes self catering a pleasure rather than a chore. On that, Roger Wren, the owner of Dick Turpin and a most charming man, provides some provisions and a bottle of champagne to greet arriving visitors. Everything is done to ensure you have a memorable stay which is exactly what we enjoyed. Highly recommended.

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Liked best: The attention to detail to ensure guests enjoy thier stay
Liked least: Leaving at the end of the holiday
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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