Fire Truck

Lydbury North, Shropshire, England

An off grid converted fire truck with a double bed and vintage interior set within an arboretum in the Shropshire Hills.

The Quirky Tour

The chance to get close to nature within an ancient arboretum with lakes and estate walks and wildlife. Take a walk to the end of the drive for a lovely meal in the friendly village pub.

Jess' visit on 27th January during The Quirky Tour 2023

Key Points

  • Unique Fire Truck located within beautiful Shropshire Hills.
  • Hot water bottles provided for those chillier nights.
  • Long drop toilet & shower facilities nearby.
  • Closed for Winter from November to March.
  • Take a stroll to the nearby pub at the end of the road.
  • Whilst here visit a range of castles - Clun, Ludlow, Stokesay and Powys.

Special Offer

Reduced rates for weekly stays with Monday or Friday arrivals.


Fire Truck set within the beautiful Shropshire Hills, close to Bishop's Castle and sleeps 1-2 guests.

This unique off grid Fire Truck features a comfy double bed and vintage style decor. Soak up the romance in this forest location with just the light of the lanterns and fairy lights by which to see your loved one. There is a 1 gas ring stove for cooking, seating outside and a long drop toilet as well as shower facilities nearby. Feel free to bring a BBQ if you wish to enjoy some al fresco cooking. Please note that evenings can be chilly if staying at the start or end of the season so hot water bottles are provided but come prepared. 

This site benefits from an arboretum, lake with rowing boats, lawn for a spot of croquet plus the option to try horse-riding. With all this on your doorstep, there is no need to go any further! However the surrounding area does offer a wealth of attractions to pique your interest, including historic castles and quaint market villages aplenty so you are sure to find plenty to keep you entertained. 

Dogs Welcome.

For an instant price click Check Availability and select your dates. Bed linen is supplied but please bring your own towels. Sturdy footwear and a torch are essential plus wellies if it has been wet! 

Room Types




 Seating area

On Arrival

 Bring your own towels

 Included - Linen



Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 31st January 2023 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Team at Walcot Hall from Fire Truck