Tuesday 18 April 2023

River Steam Holidays, Highley, Bridgnorth, Shropshire (Sleeps 1-8)

River Steam Holidays offers fabulous self catering accommodation in Highley, nestled in a gorgeous part of The Severn Valley. Our cottages near Bridgnorth ARE in a unique position, sitting just below the steam railway and station. We are perfect for an unforgettable holiday in Shropshire.

Ship Cottage
Our spacious property offers luxurious accommodation and sleeps up to 8 people. We are in a truly magical location and you can enjoy the trains rolling passed in all their steam and whistle glory. Lovely features include oak breams and a log burner to keep you toasty.

The cottage comes with 4 bedrooms: one double en suite and one twin en suite. The two other rooms are on the top floor and share a wet room. Additionally, the top floor double room has an adjoining room with a sofa bed to sleep 2 further children or extra adults. All the bedrooms include a TV.

A well-equipped kitchen includes a large family-sized standing fridge, separate freezer, washing machine and cooker with an electric oven and gas hob. There is also a flat-screen TV. You can unwind in the cosy snug which has a TV and DVD player.

Outside there is a delightful patio to unwind on in the evening sun. You can also relax on the elevated decking area and savour views of the trains and the Severn Valley. A porch over the back door has plenty of canopy for logs and to cover muddied outdoor gear. We also have a lockable shed for fishing gear and bikes.

Kingfisher Lodge
Our luxurious lodge sleeps up to 4 people and is in a stunning position atop the western banks of the River Severn. You can admire glorious views of the Severn Valley and we are just a 5-minute walk from the beautiful Highley Railway Station and museum, with the passing Severn Valley Railway steam engines a regular sight from the decking area. Inside the lodge, there are 2 bedrooms (a double and twin), a shower room and an open-plan kitchen and living area overlooking the river. A lovely, enclosed garden is suitable for your four-legged friend and comes complete with a shed for bait and bike storage.

Hazeldene Lodge
This charming lodge sleeps up to 2 people and is great for a romantic getaway. The lodge is nestled high on the bank Hazeldene and boasts breathtaking views over the river and valley. Railway fans will love seeing the trains passing by. Outside there is a relaxing decking/patio area for al fresco dining. We also have gates to ensure your dogs are secure. The living room enjoy lots of natural light and includes a TV and DVD player. A well-equipped kitchen has a matching toaster and kettle, washing machine, fridge freezer and an electric oven and hob. There is a twin room and large shower room. The shed is lockable for bikes, fishing tackle and bait storage.

Holly Tree Lodge
This fabulous lodge sleeps 4 and offers outstanding views over the valley and its river. The train track behind gives a magical view of the trains passing by. The front doors open onto the valley. A well-equipped kitchen/diner has an electric hob and cooker along with a washing machine, fridge freezer, oven and hob. Facilities include a flat-screen TV and DVD player. There is a double and two twin rooms sharing a shower room. A table and chairs on the lawn offer a lovely spot for catching the sun. A shed is available for bait storage and bike storage.

The Jolly Roger
This fantastic property sleeps up to 6 people and offers a homely feel. The spacious cottage is the ultimate country retreat. Upstairs there is a double and twin room which share a shower room. Downstairs there is a second twin and a third bedroom. The wet room is also downstairs. A well-equipped kitchen comes with a washing machine, oven and hob. A relaxing living/dining has a large flat-screen TV, DVD player and an electric fire. Outside there is a back door with an enclosed garden. A lovely spot for al fresco dining.

The Old Trout
Our outstanding cottage boasts splendid views down the river and across the valley from the patio. Inside there is charming features, including old oak beams and a log burner. A well-equipped kitchen has a large fridge, electric oven and hob. There is a separate utility room with a freezer. Next to the utility room is a wet room. The lounge comes with a large flat-screen TV and there is also a TV in the double and twin room. Outside there are gates for keeping your dogs secure and we have a bait fridge.

Visiting Highley & Shropshire
The local area has lots of fishing opportunities for barbel, roach and chubb. You can fish outside the property or fish for half a mile upstream. The coarse fishing in the Severn Trent area runs from mid-June to mid-march and any bait is allowed. Fishing for salmon, trout and eel is allowed all year round. Brilliant attractions to visit include:

Cleobury Mortimer Golf Club.
Bewdley Museum.
Ludlow Castle.
Buildwas Abbey.
Upper Arley Arboretum.

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