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EDGMOND HALL | POND COTTAGE 

Overview 

Pond Cottage is a 12 bed cottage with enclosed private garden and picnic benches. It's situated in the pretty village of Edgmond, near to Newport in Shropshire which is close to the M54 motorway (J3) and easily reached from the A41.  
 
It's a short drive to Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, Shropshire Hills National Landscape Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Severn Valley Railway at Bridgnorth, Telford Town Park and Hawkestone Park Follies
 
With plenty of places to eat and visit in Edgmond and Newport, as well as playing fields and a playground in the village, it is a perfect base for small groups and families to enjoy a short break. 
 
The cottage is accessible, and has 12 beds across 4 bedrooms; 2 bathrooms and 3 toilets, spacious living / dining room, and large private garden. 

Facilities 

Sleeps 12 people in 4 bedrooms. 2 rooms have 2 single beds & 2 rooms have 2 bunk beds. 
Private garden with picnic benches 
Off-street parking for cars. Room for minibus.  
Free wifi. Good mobile coverage 
2 bathrooms: wetroom on ground floor, shower and bath upstairs 
TV and DVD 
Washing machine and clothes line 
Self check-in. A key safe is located near the front door on Pond Lane.  
Stairgate available. No high chairs or cots available.  
Equipped kitchen with toaster, kettle, Tassimo machine, microwave and fridge freezer. No dishwasher 
Hand soap and toilet roll provided. Please bring all other toiletries 
Sorry, no pets are allowed on site 
Heating throughout. 
One level entrance and one which is accessed via a ramp. Lights and sockets at accessible height. Wetroom with seat and grab rails. Alarm system in wetroom which sounds throughout the cottage. Bedroom adjacent to wetroom is fitted with a changing table.  

Good to know 

Accommodation: On the ground floor there are two bedrooms (1 with 2 single beds and 1 with 2 bunk beds), a living / dining room, and an accessible wetroom with toilet. Upstairs there are 2 further bedrooms (1 with 2 single beds and 1 with 2 bunk beds) and a family bathroom. The garden is fenced, with picnic benches and an additional toilet in an outbuilding.  
 
Access: A key safe is in place near the front door of the property for self check-in. The cottage is adjacent to Edgmond Hall Centre for Outdoor Learning - if a group of children is visiting the main centre, we'll make sure you know before you book. 
 
During your stay: One of our team will be available by phone to provide assistance if needed.  
 
Bedding and towels: Please bring your own towels, toiletries and bedding. Bedding can be provided at £5pp. The cottage is cleaned professionally before your stay.  
 
Smoking: Please, no smoking in the cottage. There are designated outdoor smoking areas. 
 
Supporting young people: Once we've paid VAT, cleaning, utilities, and for staff to be on call, any income generated from the cottage is used to provide a subsidy for young people from Sandwell to visit Edgmond Hall Centre for Outdoor Learning with with their school. Read more about our work here.  
 
 
 

Prices & Booking terms 

£240 per night - minimum 2 night booking  
 
VAT and cleaning is included. 
£50 deposit is required at point of booking to secure dates.  
Balance to be paid 3 weeks before arrival.  
A refundable deposit of £100 will be required with the balance and will be returned to you when the cottage is left as it was found. Any negligent or wilful loss/damage is the responsibility of the booker and a charge may be made for repair or replacement. 

Cottage rules 

The cottage is used by children visiting with their school, so please help us to look after it for them. Edgmond is a lovely environment for quiet enjoyment: 
 
Weekend check in after 14:00 Friday, check out by 14:00 Sunday 
Quiet hours 22:00 to 08:00 
No parties or events 
No smoking inside the cottage 
There is no access permitted to Edgmond Hall grounds or playing fields for insurance and child protection purposes.  

Attractions within 30 minutes 

Neighbourhood highlights 

You can read all about Edgmond on the Parish Council website here. Highlights in Edgmond and nearby include: 
 
two pubs within walking distance, The Lion and The Lamb. 
playing field and sports pavilion with football and cricket pitches 
playground for young children behind the Bowling Club 
fenced multi-use games area 
post office and village store 
a canal walk to Newport - with restaurants, busy high street, coffee shops and climbing centre 
Lilleshall Abbey 
walks to Lilleshall Monument 
watch wildlife at Aqualate Mere - the largest natural lake in the Midlands 

Check availability: 

£240 per night - minimum 2 night booking.  
Adults (age 18+)
Children
Infants (2 & under)
Guests
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