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Betsy Blue, Beetie & Billie Bus

Ryton, Shropshire, England

3 converted buses, set separately, in a country setting, near Shrewsbury. They sleep up to 5/6 and each has an outdoor HOT TUB.

Stay at a beautiful smallholding 5 miles from Shrewsbury in picturesque Shropshire countryside with 3 converted buses, each with a hot tub and sleeping 5 or 6 guests.

Betsy Blue - a 1981 Leyland Atlanteen converted Double Decker Bus,

Billie Bus -1990 West Midlands 'Wumpty' bus 

Beetie which is the largest of the 3 buses in a seperate field 

All offer unique accommodation, all with a private outdoor hot tub beside each bus ensuring a relaxing break. Beyond this space, guests have access to a private paddock, looking out at stunning views across the Stretton Hills

Betsy Blue - can sleep 5 plus room for a travel cot, one double room, one single room and a bunk bed room, all are heated. Flame effect stove downstairs with electric hot tub in own private garden with patio furniture.

Billie Bus - can sleep 6 plus room for a travel cot. There is a double bedroom, small double room and a bunk bedroom - all heated. Outside there is a private garden with decking, patio furniture and hot tub. and it has a wetroom inside. Downstairs has a flame effect stove in the living/dining area.

Beetie is the latest addition and is sited in a private field - sleeps 6 plus room for a travel cot. With a double, small double and bunk beds plus comfortable self-catering living space. There are lovely extras on this bus like heated bedrooms, a dressing table with hairdryer, flame effect stove, woodfired hot tub outdoors in its own secure, private garden.

The buses have 3 bedrooms upstairs, downstairs there is a fully equipped kitchen with cooker with oven & hob and fridge. Kettle and toaster are also provided. A seating area has a television with DVD player- this area can easily be turned into a great eating space.

You will find the buses on the outskirts of the village of Ryton. The local pub offering great food and ale is just 15 minutes walk away. There is also a shop, award-winning Perisan restaurant, Post Office and another pub within 2 miles. An award-winning Indian takeaway can be delivered to Pigeon Door.

Condover Golf course with 18 holes, clubhouse and professional tuition is close by. A few hundred yards away, Berriwood Stables has Equestrian facilities and trekking breaks.

The historic town of Shrewsbury is 5 miles to the north with 660 listed buildings, medieval streets and museums.

Prices are from £155 per night for 2 adults, £30 per additional adult / £10 per additional per child per night.

2020 there is a 2-night minimum stay, with 4-night minimum restriction during school and bank holidays.

In 2021, Monday arrivals for 4 night breaks and Fri for 3 nights, or weekly stays, are possible.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome plus guests can bring their own horse. Dogs are free of charge, horses £15 each horse per night.

Room Types

Family Rooms
Whole property for 5 or more

Nearest Airport/s