Great Western At Eaton Manor

Eaton-under-Heywood, Church Stretton, Shropshire, Away from it all

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

Great Western's garden is solely for the use of its guests, it is large and private (though not enclosed) and has stunning views.

On the patio is a barbeque (please bring your own charcoal) and garden furniture, perfect for al fresco dining.

There is a very large, shared, on-site games room on the estate and a huge playing field.

The swimming pool (open April to October) is a short stroll from Great Western, situated next to Pendennis (another of our properties), and is shared by guests of all our properties.

Downstairs Description

The Dining Room/Observation Lounge is the highlight of the house as it is large and fully glazed to give unobscured views of the garden and down the valley of fields. The dining table seats up to 12 people. There is also plenty of comfortable sofa seating and, for your entertainment, a Freeview television, DVD player, some board games and a selection of books to read.

The kitchen is modern and fully equipped with everything you need for a self catering break. There is a cooker, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave and a washer/dryer.

There are two downstairs bedrooms: The Stokesay Bedroom and The Montgomery Bedroom. Both have views of the countryside and can be set up as doubles or twins. They each have their own en-suite - The Stokesay has a bath with overhead shower and The Montgomery has a shower.

First Floor Description

Upstairs is the Ludlow Suite, a lovely large room with relaxing seating and a dressing area, as well as beautiful views of the Wenlock Edge and down the valley. This room can be a double or twin bedroom and has an en-suite shower room.

The Powys Suite is also very spacious with views down the valley, as well as having relaxing seating and a dressing area. It can be double or twin bedroom and has an en-suite shower room.

Swimming Pool: Swimming is available at Eaton Manor in the warmer months. The small shared pool is open from April to October. It is situated next to Pendennis but is available for all guests to use.
Group Getaways: Eaton Manor is ideal for Group Getaways as there are multiple properties on the estate which can be booked, as well as a large, stylish banqueting room for group dining.
Corporate Connections: Eaton Manor is the perfect spot for a corporate meeting or event, providing flexible indoor and outdoor space, superior accommodation, first class catering services and award winning customer service.
Bring Your Horse: There is a farm very close to Eaton Manor that offers livery options and guests can keep their horse their during their stay, for an additional charge.
Tourist Attractions:
  • Historic Farm At Acton Scott:: Tucked away in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is the ancient Acton Scott estate. Visitors and holiday makers are encouraged to come and experience its timeless appeal and village character and in so doing help preserve it for future generations. Visit website
  • Carding Mill Valley: Take a walk across the wildlife-rich heathland and enjoy the views across the Shropshire Hills, or simply play in the stream in the valley. Visit website
  • Attingham Park : An 18th-century mansion and estate shaped by a story of love and neglect. Take a tour round the main house as well a walk in the enormous grounds. Kids can play in a huge play area. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Ragleth Inn, Little Stretton: Is situated in the lovely village of Little Stretton, 12 miles south of Shrewsbury, there is a wide ranging menu that will suit all tastes and budgets. A vast Bar Snack menu is available every lunch time plus a selection from the specials board, and in the evening a varied a la carte menu Visit website
  • The Green Dragon, Little Stretton: A traditional English pub with friendly atmosphere, great ales and delicious home-made food Visit website
  • Ludlow Kitchen, Near Ludlow: Unlike many cafes in Ludlow we have a unique relationship with the supplier of our ingredients. Ludlow Food Centre supplies us with fresh bread, artisan cheese, handmade butter, dairy ice-cream, estate reared meat and seasonal preserves. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Van Doesburg's Deli, Church Stretton: We produce a variety of delicious salads, quiches, pies & casseroles, desserts & cakes to take away. We also cater for those wanting a quick lunch or picnic, with home made soup, sandwiches, pizza, coffee, & salads to go. Visit website
  • Sainsburys : Which is located in Shrewsbury. Why not pre order your grocery order for delivery for the cottage. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Nordic Walking: Explore the countryside with Eaton Manor’s trained Nordic Walking instructor, its a fun way to improve your health and fitness, whilst learning new skills with your friends and family in the open air. Visit website
  • Church Stretton Golf Course: At just over 5,000 yards in length the course may be considered short by modern standards; but complacency is not recommended! Considered by many to be the hardest starting hole in the county, the first has a steep bank in front of the green and out of bounds to the right Visit website
  • Have A Go Archery: At Eaton Manor we have fantastic indoor archery range, and work with a professional coach, which is ideal for ‘have-a-go’ archery sessions (for a minimum of 8 people). Visit website