“Luxurious Victorian townhouse in pretty location” - VisitEngland Assessor
Church Stretton, Shropshire
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Our Inspector's view
Victoria House is a handsome townhouse in the centre of Church Stretton and a popular base for walkers heading to the nearby Shropshire Hills. The rear garden overlooks a stunning 11th-century church and the property is furnished with antiques and luxury soft furnishings. There is a range of rooms on offer and the breakfasts showcase the best local produce.
Facilities – at a glance
Electric vehicle charging
- Rooms 6
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Laundry facilities
- Children's portions or menu
- Free TV
- Steps for wheelchair: 2
- Open all year
- Afternoon Tea
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About the area
Perhaps nowhere else in England will you find a county so deeply rural and with so much variety as Shropshire. Choose a clear day, climb to the top of The Wrekin, and look down on that ‘land of lost content’ so wistfully evoked by A E Housman. Peer through your binoculars and trace the course of Britain’s longest river as the Severn sweeps through the county, from the Breidden Hills to Wyre Forest, slicing Shropshire in two. To the north is a patchwork of dairy fields, hedgerows, copses and crops, broken at intervals by rugged sandstone ridges such as Grinshill or Nesscliffe, and dissected by a complex network of canals.
Spilling over the border into neighbouring Cheshire and North Wales is the unique meres and mosses country, with serenely smooth lakes glinting silver, interspersed with russet-tinged expanses of alder-fringed peat bog, where only the cry of the curlew disturbs the silence. South of the Severn lies the Shropshire Hills AONB. It’s only when you walk Wenlock Edge that you fully discover what a magical place it is – glorious woods and unexpectedly steep slopes plunge to innumerable secret valleys, meadows, streams and farmhouses, all tucked away, invisible from the outside world.
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