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come and explore the shropshire hills

Log cabin | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 15

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 75km

The home of Jackie Gavyn and family, Long mountain centre offers you a self-catering holiday with a difference; a real home from home close to a area of outstanding natural beauty in the heart of the Shropshire hills

Our traditional family-run centre on the edge of the Shropshire Area of outstanding natural beauty and right on the Welsh border is situated between Shrewsbury and Welshpool with the Historic town of Oswestry only 30mins away and 1 hrs drive to Chester Approximately1 1/2 hours from Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool Airports, a 1½ hour drive to the spectacular welsh coastal areas. The nearest train station is approx 6 miles away at Welshpool if you want to reduce your carbon footprint and leave the car at home

A great rural retreat holiday

An ideal central base from which to explore the wonders of the South Shropshire hills and the welsh border towns and to meet up with friends and family. Stay with us in our luxurious self-catering log cabins with stunning views of the beautiful and dramatic Shropshire and welsh border countryside. An idyllic rural retreat, where you can relax and unwind from the stresses and strains of everyday life. Why not come to rural Shropshire and try our fantastic accommodation, and "hospitality second to none" for yourself.

Lavender, Honeysuckle Bluebell Poppy Iris and Violet cabins can be rented together to sleep up to 30 people. They are fully equipped with everything you could possibly need for a relaxing holiday including bed linen, tea towels, fridge, TV with DVD.

Size Sleeps up to 15, 6 bedrooms
Nearest beach Borth 75 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Birmingham, Nearest railway: Welshpool 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 6 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (8), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 15
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Secure parking
Further details outdoors

Situated close to the border with Wales, the surrounding area is one of both outstanding natural beauty and historical interest. For those who enjoy walking and the great outdoors, we are a short distance away from the Stiperstones National Nature Reserve, famous for the "Devil's Chair" at its rock-strewn summit. Visit the newly-opened Lead mines at Snail beach.

ideal for walking cycling horse riding

Great deals for JUNE JULY AUGUST

free wifi

Further details

Click through to our website at the bottom of the page for booking conditions.

Reduced rates for group bookings

Long mountain

Unique private and secluded romantic cabins

If you long for peace and quiet ,privacy amidst beautiful scenic countryside ,in a magical location, read on.

Long mountain centre is hidden away on a secluded South Shropshire hillside ,Wildlife is in abundance, buzzards,red kite owls skylark and curlew often visit

Local pubs and hearty meals. Riding facilities only 50yards away come and explore the shropshire hills on horseback pony trekking for the more adventuress and Long mountain centre has stables and grazing for those who wish to bring their own horses .The location is ideal for walking cycling

Set in 80 acres with many walks and rides Long mountain centre offers a magnificent rural setting in a calm secluded position, offering peace quiet and complete escapism from the mad rush of everyday life. Relax and watch the badgers and rabbits playing on the hill or catch a glimpse of a fox in the woods.

The cabins have , a double bed room and a twin or triple room. It has toilet, shower and sink and separate kitchen, gas cooker, full gas central heating electric and a television, dining table comfortable leather sofas Bed linen, towels, electric and water are all included. Well behaved Dogs are welcome.

Take drinks on the decking balcony , which gets the sun all day long, whilst relaxing and breath in the countryside enjoying the peaceful wonderful setting. All in all this is a wonderfully quiet peaceful relaxing break in the wonderful Shropshire countryside .

Postcode Sy59ry

Minimun stay is 2 nights.

Continental Breakfast pack - from £20

Start your well deserved break with a freshly baked continental breakfast all delivered to your cabin before your arrival. Includes: 1 x teabags 1 x coffee 1 x bag of sugar 1 x white loaf 1 x butter 1 x litre semi-skimmed milk 4 x fresh baked butter Croissants 1 x locally sourced jam 1 x litre pure orange juice

free wi fi

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The Heart of England/Peak District

To the South-west we look onto the ancient hills of the Stiperstones and Callow Hill where famous local authoress, Mary Webb, got inspiration for her books. Offer places of interest include the Long Mountain with the derelict site of Caus Castle and the historical Rowley fort

Close to a network of existing and permissive bridleways, cycle routes and walks linking up with other slow travel venues offering pony trekking on site. Feel free to bring your own horses - livery rates apply.

Situated close to the border with Wales, the surrounding area is one of both outstanding natural beauty and historical interest. For those who enjoy walking and the great outdoors, we are a short distance away from the Stiperstones National Nature Reserve, famous for the "Devil's Chair" at its rock-strewn summit. Visit the newly-opened Lead mines at Snail beach.Why not try your hand at shooting on the nearby Minsterley Ranges.

Or quad trekking at Border quad trekking just a few miles away or even a golf driving range

There are also a number of castles to explore, from the fantastic Powys, Shrewsbury and Chirk Castles to the ruins at Montgomery, Ludlow and Stokesay. 2 miles from Stokesay at Craven Arms is the highly acclaimed Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre where you can see the famous Shropshire Mammoth and experience a simulated balloon flight. Nearby is the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, an ideal day out for both adults and children. pony trekking on site

Shrewsbury

* Shrewsbury flower show

* West midland show

* Ludlow food festival

* Offas dyke

* Welshpool

oswestry

horse riding

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Review 1-9 of 9

23 Feb 2014

5/5

"Superb!"

We had a wonderful family break in two adjoining cabins. The log cabins are very comfortable, spacious and have fantastic views. Jackie and her colleagues were extremely friendly and helpful and my grandson thoroughly enjoyed brushing and leading Edward the miniature Shetland pony.

2 Jan 2014

5/5

"A perfect weekend"

We hired three cabins, for a total of six adults and six children. It was a weekend break celebrating my 40th birthday. The cabins were lovely, very cosy and big enough for us all to spend the evening… More

30 Jul 2013

5/5

"Absolutely Ideal Location"

WOW!! what a brilliant and beautiful location. We hired all 3 cabins for a long weekend, they were clean and well stocked with freshly laid eggs on arrival! There are horses kept in the field right in… More

you where all very welcome hope you can come back soon

1 Sep 2012

5/5

"Excellent accomodation in a lovely setting."

With ages ranging from 5 to 70 success was far from guaranteed. However the stunning setting and the close proximity of the friendly horses impressed everyone, even the four teenagers. In fact the pony trekking was the highlight of most people's stay.
The tranquillity and lovely view made many of us reluctant to leave the site. Nevertheless we managed a visit to Portmeirion, white water rafting at Llangollen, a climb to the top of Snowden and much more.
Evenings were spent cooking on the barbeque and in the kitchens, then gathered on the veranda of the middle cabin to discuss the day's activities. I have rarely heard so much laughter and conviviality.
The cabins were exactly as described, comfortable and well equipped.
A very memorable holiday that I am sure we will all talk about for a long time .

The highest praise I can give is that everyone wants to come back.

so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay with us

24 Apr 2012

5/5

"Fantastic Place For a Family Break!"

We booked all 3 cabins for my Mum and Dad's Golden Wedding Anniversary, we arrived to glorious sunshine (The forecast had been for rain all weekend?) and after unpacking we had a chance to take i… More

so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay with us hope some or all of you can make it back to Long mountain centre so time

12 Jan 2012

5/5

"Home away from home."

The wooden cabins are really really nice and i was pleasantly suprised, with the interior size. The location is well out the way from everything and very secluded. Once we arrived and unloaded the cars the cabins were just a short walk from the car park.
Once we were bedded in we shut the paddock gate the place was ours. We let the dogs out of the balcony doors and the kids followed and just played for hours in a safe, clean and happy environment.
We booked the 3 cabins over the new year period and this was a brilliant change of pace to bring the new year in.
There was no wifi and the telephone reception was very poor.

18 Jul 2011

4/5

"Fresh air, plenty of space, stunning views and comfortable cabins"

14 of us hired out all 3 cabins. We had a great time messing about on the ample lawns surrounding the cabins, the children even running their own mini olympics! Pony riding was very enjpyable for those who wanted (steady mounts all round, well supervised), as was the match on telly seen from the leather sofas for others! 2 Big BBQ's provided were appreciated. Jackie and Gavin were supportive but not intrusive. We'll be back again (again).

12 Jul 2011

5/5

"Fantastic"

My friends and I rented out all three cabins for my 30th birthday weekend. The location is beautiful and the cabins were lovely too.
We all agreed that we would return for another weekend in the future.
The host was excellent and there wasn't one fault that anyone could find. Best birthday ever!!

thank you we are so glad you enjoyed your birthday it was great to have you staying and thank you to you and your group for respecting the cabins and leaving them so clean and tidy
come back soon

17 May 2011

5/5

"A clean and comfortable getaway in an idyllic setting."

These log cabins are actually really chalets. Well appointed, and very clean, with comforable beds, large living/dining area, and a reasonably-sized kitchen. The chalets are hooked up to gas, which feeds both the cooker and the central heating.

Despite all these excellent points, the best bit about the cabins is their location. Overlooking a wide valley, covered in a patchwork of fields, with the Stiperstones on the far horizon, it's about as peaceful as you could ever wish for. There's a fair amount of space around the cabins, perfect for children to run around in, or to kick a ball, or throw a frisbee - you get the idea!

There are three chalets, which all have a double bedroom. The second bedroom has bunkbeds and a single in two of the chalets, and two singles in the third. So if all cabins are available you can sleep 14. We had a party of 11 across the three cabins, and we managed to cater for ourselves no problems whatsoever.

The only potential downside is the remoteness - the nearest shop is a 5-10min drive away - and it's also a bit tricky to find if you're not used to navigating country lanes! However, if you are, and if you can make your own entertainment, you'll love it here.

it was great to have your group staying
come back soon

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