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Nestling along side Lyme Cottage on the borders of Shropshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire outside Tenbury Wells, The Little Bothy is a lovely rural holiday cottage for couples to enjoy walking holidays in all three counties. Tenbury Wells is a short walk away and the attractive, historic towns of Ludlow and Leominster just a short drive. The Bothy's tranquil garden, small orchard and surrounding fields combine to provide a place for peaceful and relaxing holiday while remaining close to all the local amenities you are likely to require. Well behaved pets are welcome.

Kitchen * Fully equipped with ceramic hob and double oven cooker. Reclaimed slate worktops and Belfast sink. * Condiments, a selection of dried herbs and oil are supplied along with tea, coffee, milk and sugar, a goodie basket of local produce await you for your arrival. Fresh herbs may be gathered from the garden. Breakfast baskets are available on request at a small additional cost.

Dining and sitting area; * A mix of old and new furnishings make this a warm and cosy place to eat and relax. * Double sofa bed with linen available if required. * Flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi and a lovely wood burner. * A glassed door leads directly into the gardens from this room.


The cosy and warm bedroom was the original Bothy built in 1867 and has a fitted wardrobe, plus further storage under its double bed.

En-suite Shower Room fully fitted with shower, loo and washbasin.

The Little Bothy has central heating throughout controlled by a thermostat in the bedroom. Hot water is constant. A plentiful supply of wood for the log burner is available free of charge.

A breakfast basket (£4 per person) or supper platter (£9 per person) may be ordered.


The Little Bothy has a small patio immediately outside, full access to Lyme Cottage gardens and small orchard. The garden is colourful haven of beautiful blooms and a bird lovers paradise with its many and varied feathered visitors. There are excellent seating areas where rural views can be enjoyed and roses may be gathered. In season, strawberries, herbs and salad greens may be picked and eaten at will.

While on holiday at the Little Bothy...

The nearby Rose and Crow is a dog friendly pub and restaurant offering local ales excellent food within walking distance of The Little Bothy.

The pretty market town of Tenbury Wells is a 15 minute walk from The Little Bothy. Visit to buy local produce, wander along the banks of the River Teme or enjoy a cuppa and cake in one of its lovely tea shops.

It is a short rural drive to the Tudor town of Ludlow to visit the castle, its shops or its excellent restaurants. Leominster must not be missed, its fabulous antique and vintage emporiums will take you at least a day to explore. Burford House Gardens and the ancient Burford St Mary's church, are well worth a visit.

Perfectly compact cottage! by Sally O'Boyle on April 29th 2014

My husband & I stayed at The Little Bothy last October (2013) and thoroughly enjoyed our stay! The cottage was really cosy with everything you could ever need: modern appliances, beautiful decor & super comfy-we could've easily stayed there, without leaving, all weekend, watching movies & relaxing in front of the fire!! As well as the ideal surroundings inside the cottage, the location was spot on; it was close by to nearby local shops & pubs in Tenbury wells & a very reasonable distance from the charismatic towns of Leominster & Ludlow-just perfect!

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Cottage added 27th June 2013

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