Overview of Upper Castlewright Cottage - Spectacular Views, Historic Gateway to Wales

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TV, fireplace, DVD player
3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, linens
Fridge, microwave, oven, hob
3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, linens

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Pet Friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Barbecue Grill

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMontgomery Castle15 min drive
    Popular LocationPowis Castle28 min drive
    Popular LocationCarding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd61 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 5
Bedroom 1
1 single bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bathroom 1
Combined bath/shower
Bathroom 2

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About this area


Located in Montgomery, this cottage is in a rural area. Shropshire Hills and Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Glansevern Hall Gardens and The Spaceguard Centre.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Montgomery Castle - 15 min drive
  • Powis Castle - 28 min drive
  • Bron-Yr-Efail Wood - 48 min drive
  • Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - 61 min drive
  • Mortimer Forest - 64 min drive

Getting around

  • Newtown Station - 23 min drive


  • Six Bells Brewery & Cafe - 9 min drive
  • Boar's Head - 9 min drive
  • Thyme Cafe - 9 min drive
  • The King's Head - 9 min drive
  • Happy Bap - 9 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cottage to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Upper Castlewright Cottage - Spectacular Views, Historic Gateway to Wales

Cottage in Montgomery with kitchen and fireplace
Dating back to the 16th century and maybe earlier, Upper Castlewright is perfect for a peaceful getaway in the Shropshire and Montgomeryshire hills. A former drovers' inn, the cottage oozes with character. It is situated at 1,175 ft on the single-track Kerry Ridgeway, an ancient drovers' road feeding through Wales and into Shropshire. The cottage, accommodating up to 5 guests, has spectacular views over the hills. It is an ideal touring base for the Welsh Marches, the castles, mountains and coastline of mid and north Wales, and the historic towns of Ludlow, Shrewsbury and Bishops Castle. Just 500 yards from a beautiful section of the Offa's Dyke national footpath, it is also an ideal base for walkers. - 3 bedrooms (up to 5 people) - 2 bathrooms, 1 downstairs - spellbinding views from bedrooms - summerhouse/log cabin with conservatory furniture and lovely views - dogs welcome The cottage has been tactfully refurbished to modern standards while retaining the ancient character. DOWNSTAIRS - Good-size open-plan kitchen, equipped for most culinary activities. - Ancient inglenook oven feature - Living room with exposed timbers - Log burner (one basket of logs included) - Sofa and easy chairs - Bathroom with shower and toilet - Bedroom 3 with single bed - Good wifi broadband, satellite TV, DVD UTILITY ROOM - Accessible from main part of house and via separate entrance door - Washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer, ironing boad/iron - Boot dryer - Dog bed UPSTAIRS - Bedroom 1 with kingsize bed and lovely views over the Vale of Montgomery - Bedroom 2 with twin beds, can be rearranged as kingsize double on request - Main bathroom with toilet, bath and shower over bath GARDENS - Summerhouse/log cabin with comfy conservatory furniture and lovely views over Vale of Montgomery - Cottage garden to front - Lawn garden to side - Parking area for 2 cars and garden on opposite side of lane HEATING - Oil-fired central heating - Wood-burning stove - Modern insulation in floor and in walls
Guest accommodation at this cottage offers fireplaces and DVD players. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board.

Property manager

Julian Rose
Speaks English

Property amenities


  • WiFi available

Parking and transport

  • On-site parking

Family friendly

  • Children's games


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided
  • Toilet paper

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Dining room
  • Wood stove


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue
  • Garden


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 5

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Check-in time starts at 5:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a deadbolt lock

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Historic Rural Cottage on the Wales/england Border Cottage
Historic Rural Cottage on the Wales/england Border Cottage
Historic Rural Cottage on the Wales/england Border Montgomery

Frequently asked questions

Is Upper Castlewright Cottage - Spectacular Views, Historic Gateway to Wales pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Upper Castlewright Cottage - Spectacular Views, Historic Gateway to Wales?
Check-in begins at 5:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Upper Castlewright Cottage - Spectacular Views, Historic Gateway to Wales?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is Upper Castlewright Cottage - Spectacular Views, Historic Gateway to Wales located?
Situated in a rural location, this cottage is within 9 miles (15 km) of House on Crutches, Shropshire Hills and Old Bell Museum. Montgomery Castle and Glansevern Hall Gardens are also within 12 miles (20 km).
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Cosy cottage with fabulous views
It was our second visit to Upper Castlewright and we loved this welcoming, tranquil cottage with its lovely views just as much as the first time. It had comfy beds and everything we needed. It's the perfect place to unwind, enjoy some great walks and explore the countryside around.

5/5 Excellent

August Staycation
Beautiful views & lovely secluded walks in the vicinity, excellent facilities & lovely warm welcome-5 stars!!

5/5 Excellent

Perfect for isolation
Got there a day before the lock down. Perfect escape. Brilliant walks. Buzzards, kites, hares and woodcocks. And sheep! The summer house a great escape with immense views. Wish I’d been able to stay longer.

5/5 Excellent

Perfect isolation
Forget the post code and the satnav and follow the clear written instructions issued by the host to find this super warm cosy cottage on a hilltop. Every need is catered for by the attentive hosts. Relax here and the cares of the world evaporate immediately.

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with pets, Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A beautiful cottage, in a peaceful picturesque location. Perfect for walking and relaxing. We are looking forward to returning to see a change in the seasons. Perfect
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

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