Woodland Holiday Cottage
Situated on the woodland edge at the bottom of the spectacular sandstone gorge known locally as ‘The Rock’, Woodland Cottage offers a peaceful retreat in a beautiful natural setting with views of the garden, pond, and woodland.
The cottage is adjacent to Brook House B&Band wellness center and we are able to offer Woodland cottage guests wellness therapies and meals ( including barbeque) by arrangement.
The accommodation may be rented as a one or two bedroom holiday let. There is a sofa bed in the living room area which will sleep an additional two adults for an additional charge.
Woodland Cottage is appointed to a high standard throughout:
The cottage is configured so that if you only wish to rent the downstairs this is possible as privacy is easily maintained by locking an internal oak door leading from the downstairs to a rear lobby with private entrance.
There is Wi-Fi throughout the property but no mobile phone signal so you may wish to ensure you can use internet based telephony if this is important for you. In an emergency, a landline telephone is available at Brook House.
The main entrance to the accommodation is through double patio doors with a flat threshold.
The stone patio is covered and has a power supply. Inside doors to the bedroom and wet-room are 82 cm wide. Under the bed has a clearance of 21 cm to allow the use of a hoist if needed. A hoist is not supplied but we can work with you to arrange for one to be delivered if needed. One side of the bed is accessible by a wheelchair. There is a gap of 105 cm between the edge of the bed and the bedroom wall. The height from the floor to the top of the mattress is 59 cm.
The kitchen and dining area are accessible by wheelchair. The oven and grill are under the counter although the sink and kitchen work surfaces are the standard height of 90 cm.
The wet-room has an open shower area of 130 cm x 85 cm with a shower seat and support rail.There is room for a wheelchair up one side of the toilet. The toilet seat is 45 cm above floor height and the wash basin is of a semi pedestal design. If you have any specific needs or need more information please do not hesitate to contact us before making a reservation.
There is a covered and lit patio area with table and chairs. The drive and hard standing around the building and patio are finished with interlocking gravel which while not ideal does offer a firm enough base for most wheelchair users.
The path along the woodland edge to the pond and seating/barbeque area has a plastic mesh through which grass has been grown to facilitate wheelchair access. Table, chairs, a fire bowl and a double hammock will help you make the most of the garden.
Also, below you’ll find a list of local attractions which will help you explore the most of the area.
*all distances are from the M6 motorway
Satellite Navigation does find Brook House but may lead you away from the small crossroads where the house is situated. If you have found the crossroads at Offley Brook, go no further as you have found us.
From the North
Leave the M6 at junction 15 onto the A53 (signposted Market Drayton, Shrewsbury) after 3.7 miles at a T junction turn right onto the A51 signposted Nantwich then almost immediately left onto the A53 again signposted Shrewsbury and Market Drayton.
Continue through Baldwins gate and into Loggerheads (6.7 miles). At the mini roundabout in Loggerheads turn left onto the Newcastle Road – B5026 (signposted Eccleshall).
At 8.5 miles turn right into Fairoak Bank and at 8.8 miles left into Lodge Lane. At 10.8 miles you will have reached Offley Brook Crossroads and Brook House just over the crossroads and immediately on the left.
From the South
From J14 off M6, and Cresswell village, take the A5013 to Eccleshall . Go through the village of Great Bridgeford and at 4.4 miles, just after the Eccleshall town sign turn left onto Green lane.
At 4.7 miles go straight over the cross roads following the sign for Copmere end. Continue along this road passing the Star Inn on the left at 6.5miles at 7.1 miles turn right by the mill pond at Walk Mill.
At 7.2 miles turn left onto a single track lane. At 7.8 miles you will find a small crossroads. Brook House is immediately on the left.
In both cases the journey time from the M6 is approximately 20 minutes.
Woodland Cottage Holiday let
The cottage is situated on the same side of the road as Brook House and just fifty metres away. There is a large wooden set of gates which will be open giving access to a 50 metres long gravel driveway. Turn into the driveway and you will find the cottage on the woodland edge on the right.