The Manor House at Eaton Manor
Manor House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 14
The Manor House on Eaton Manor Country Estate is Five Star and set in a beautiful corner of England next to a Norman Church. It is ideal for family holidays; reunions and special celebrations.
Eaton Manor Country Estate offers the perfect rural retreat set in 500 acres of beautiful countryside and, as an award winner in the 2012 and 2013 national tourism awards for best self catering, we are sure you will enjoy every minute here and have a truly memorable stay.
The Manor House dates back to the 17th century, with timber and brick walls and beamed walls and ceilings, it is a property full of character. It is set in an enormous private garden which runs down to Eaton brook, which is fenced to keep children safe.
On the patio is a BBQ and garden furniture making it an ideal place to sit and look out over the views of the Wenlock Edge.
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||7 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham 97 km, Nearest railway: Church Stretton 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (8), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The Manor House is full of character and below are a few highlights:
- Two 4-poster bedrooms, one of which is en-suite
- Oak doors, skirting and an enormous oak table - all made by local craftsmen using oak from the estate
- Bread oven & well
But there are also all the modern comforts including:
- Widescreen digital TV
- Many of the beds have the option of being doubles or twins. The maximum number of single beds is 10 with two doubles but if you are looking for mainly double rooms the maximum number is 6 with just 2 single beds
We can also arrange many extras to make your stay special for example:
- Chef to cook dinner
- Magician to entertain you
- Indoor archery lesson on site
- Nordic walking taster session
- Wine tasting evening
- Murder mystery dinner
- Professional photographer to capture those special memories
|Further details outdoors|
As well as the very large gardens at the Manor House leading to the brook, there are many lovely walks to go on around the estate and onto the Wenlock Edge. The Jack Mytton way passes by the end of the garden.
If you would like to try something different and have a guide to show you the area why not book a Nordic walking lesson.
Also on site we have an Olympic length indoor archery range which is used by the Commonwealth and Olympic teams for training. We can arrange for you to 'have a go' with a professional coach and all the equipment you will need, but don't worry the targets will be closer so you should be right on target.
The shared swimming pool is available April to October. It is covered and heated and you will have a key and can use it at any time during your stay.
The garden is private and just for the use of guests staying at the Manor House.
The Manor House also has use of the shared on-site indoor games room and large outdoor playing field.
If you would like to order your groceries online we will take delivery and pack them all away for you at no extra charge.
Many of the beds have the option of being doubles or twins. The maximum number of single beds is10 with two doubles but if you are looking for mainly double rooms the maximum number 6 with just 2 single beds.
Eaton Manor Country Estate is near to the BBC's Victorian farm, Acton Scott, which is a must if you are visiting with family during the summer months. Other local places to vist are historic Ludlow, Ironbridge and the Severn Valley Steam railway.
The Heart of England/Peak District
Shropshire provides some of the country’s most spectacular scenery.
Eaton Manor Country Estate is situated at the foot of the beautiful Shropshire Hills on the Jack Mytton Way.
Whether you prefer to sit in the private gardens of your holiday home relaxing and enjoying this perfect piece of English countryside, or feel more energetic and inclined to take a cycle ride, a stroll, or a full scale hike (including the disused railway line, meandering country lanes and local hills), Eaton Manor Country Estate in Shropshire, has something to suit all tastes and energy levels.
Shropshire Tourism lists over 90 local attractions, here are a few suggestions to get you started:
- Ironbridge Gorge Museums: a selection of museums offering fun and learning for all ages
- Acton Scott Museum: as seen on the BBC’s Victorian Farm
- Wroxeter Roman City: the fourth largest Roman City in Britain
- Severn Valley Railway: Britain’s premier steam railway
- Western Park: Stately home and fantastic grounds, including large children’s play area and train
- Hawkstone Park & Follies: Wooded magical land of grottos, caves, cliffs & follies (setting for the TV Chronicles of Narnia)
- Wroxeter Vineyard
- Royal Airforce Museum Cosford
- Mickey Miller’s Family Play Barn
- Ideally situated for visiting Ludlow, Stokesay Castle, Shrewsbury, Ironbridge and the Welsh borders
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8 Apr 2013
"Warm and comfortably luxurious!"
Each year we go away with all my husband's family (11 of us) and this was voted the best place we've stayed. Magnificent kitchen table that could support various people doing jigsaws, cards, food & reading all at the same time. The house was lovely and warm despite bitter outside temperatures and we could bask in the small conservatory area when the sun shone. Kids enjoyed the (small) pool tho it was a bit chilly walking back down the lane afterwards. V helpful owner and a delicious sponge cake to greet us. Lovely walks on Wenlock Edge and v pretty church across the road. Altogether lovely!
We are delighted that you felt Eaton Manor was the best place you've stayed on your annual family breaks, thank you for your kind words. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back to Eaton Manor in the future.
18 Feb 2013
"A great country getaway..."
The house was great, all very well presented and clean, all the kitchen equipment/linens etc were of a high standard. We were only eight people but the dinning room with massive table was a great feature, which would have comfortably fit a larger group.
The location was exactly what we were after - ie a nice country location & Ludlow is only a 30min drive away. And there's an amazing old church literally over the road.
The service was great - I booked it all online, the house was all ready when we arrived so no hassels and no need for me to contact the team that look after the house, so ideal. That said, some guests had queries which they called the team about who evidently were very helpful and friendly. The unpacking of the online grocery order was a great touch.
We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Eaton Manor and we look forward to hopefully welcoming you back in the future.
26 Nov 2012
"A fabulous stay in wonderful house in a most beatiful spot in England"
This was my 3rd trip to Eaton Manor and my first stay in the Manor House itself. As always the service was excellent with the large dining table in the very useful for our large group. Great walking paths and views in the Shropsire Hills. Very rural setting with all the access you need to any "creature comforts" you may require.
Newly added conference center is a wonderful adaptive use of former farm building. Grounds are very well maintained.
I will be back in the course of the next year with friends from the US. Very well deserved ratings.
Great to welcome you back to Eaton Manor for a 3rd time and so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in The Manor House. Thank you for your very kind comments.
We look forward to welcoming you back again with your friends from the US.
23 May 2012
"A very attractive house in lovely countryside, out of the way chill out."
Arranging our stay was easy and gave us plenty of confidence. On arrival the house was better than we expected. There were clear and helpful instructions. The rooms and furniture were very tidy and very comfortable. The gardens and surrounding countryside are stunning.
12 Apr 2012
"Perfect venue for our wedding celebration"
My husband and I hired the whole of the Eaton Manor estate (sleeping over 50 people!) for our wedding celebration in July 2011. Our family and friends had a fantastic time all staying together in the … More
1 Mar 2012
"Eaton Manor is a perfect retreat for all the family."
Eaton Manor what a great house! .I stayed with my family, my sister family and close friends total of 15 of us including toddlers and teenagers.The house was suitable for all ages. A very well equiped kitchen.Excellent bath and shower rooms good quality towels are provided, comfortable beds and nice bed lining.The sitting room was delightful with plenty of furniture.The housekeeping of the property was exceptional. Pretty garden which we felt was safe for children as the river had been fenced off. We stayed in winter months and the house was warm and cosy.
I would highly recommend Eaton Manor, it was better than my expectaions.
17 Aug 2011
"Our third visit to an excepional venue for a very special family holiday"
Eaton Manor stands in the most stunning location on the edge of the Shropshire hills. It is far from the rat race and the most noticeable thing is the silence. The property is exceptionally well presented and so much thought has gone into the holiday experience which is second to none! Starting with the welcome cake and bottles of wine - even the kettle had just been boiled in preparation for our arrival. Our shopping had been unpacked, parcels delivered, cots and high chairs were much appreciated and even a walking stick was provided for one of our less mobile who had left their stick at home! The garden and swimming pool were so perfect for us all, a family of 14 aged from 3 months to 82 years, that we only ventured out a couple of times!
Was there anything we didn't like? Yes - going home!
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