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Step behind in time during 18th century Shelwick Court holiday home in Herefordshire

February 1st, 2016 by admin | Filed under Blog.
  • Shelwick Court is an 18th century double-fronted mill estate house
  • Property is set among a hills and cider apple orchards of Welsh Marches
  • Sleeping eight, there’s no TV or wi-fi, though books and games to occupy 

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Continuing a array on Britain’s best self-catering accommodation, we check out a grand estate residence in a Herefordshire countryside.

Visitors can take a step behind in time during this 18th century skill with accents dating as distant behind as 1400.

Families preoccupied by inlet and story will be marred for choice with attractions circuitously this halcyon skill that offers easy opening to a lifelike Wye Valley and circuitously Hereford.

The five-bedroom skill is pressed with antiques and has leaded windows and a wood-burning stove

The five-bedroom skill is pressed with antiques and has leaded windows and a wood-burning stove

Where: Shelwick Court is set among a rolling hills and cider apple orchards of a Welsh Marches. It is only a mile from Hereford and tighten to a pleasing Wye Valley.

The property: An 18th Century double-fronted mill estate residence that sleeps eight. 

The opening gymnasium has stone-flagged floors, though a genuine wow-factor is a first-floor baronial hall, above, dating from 1400 – it has a pretentious timber-framed open roof. 

The five-bedroom skill is pressed with antiques and has leaded windows and a wood-burning stove. There’s no radio or wi-fi, though there are lots of books, games and puzzles to keep we occupied.

What to see: The Mappa Mundi, a largest flourishing Gothic map of a world, in Hereford Cathedral, and a hull of Goodrich Castle unaware a River Wye. 

Families will adore a Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre in Kington, where you’ll find midget goats and tame owls.

Shelwick Court is only a mile from Hereford and tighten to a pleasing Wye Valley (pictured)

Shelwick Court is only a mile from Hereford and tighten to a pleasing Wye Valley (pictured)

Who to contact: The Landmark Trust (landmarktrust.org.uk, 01628 825925) that has easy scarcely 200 ancestral buildings trimming from follies, castles, towers, forts and cottages.

How much: Rates start during £470 for 4 nights subsequent winter, to £1,939 for 7 nights in August.

Verdict: A pacific nation shelter where we can live in Gothic splendour.

 


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