Temple of Diana

nr Shifnal, Shropshire, England

An architectural masterpiece built in the 1760's set within 1000 acres of parkland on the Weston Park Estate.

Key Points

  • Unique property that needs to be seen to be believed set on the Weston Park Estate near Bishop's Wood and sleeps 6 guests.
  • Spiral stone staircases, large orangery, domed ceilings and circular rooms make this a great property for a special occasion.
  • There are 3 double bedrooms, 2 with en-suites plus a family bathroom.
  • Outside you can explore the large garden and parkland.

Description

The Temple of Diana is an exquisite masterpiece set within 1000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown Parkland on the Weston Park estate in Shropshire. This luxurious accommodation for 6 guests is an unforgettable abode to stay in.

Initially the Temple was built in the 1760's for Sir Henry Bridgeman and since then has been passed through the generations of this affluent family. Over the years a grand collection of fine furniture, Gobelin tapestries and other objects have been gathered from around the world.

The accommodation is set over 4 floors with a spiral stair case leading to the lower ground floor where there is a kitchen, bathroom with walk in shower and roll top bath, a utility room and a snug / games room. The ground floor consists of a dining room, unique circular lounge with French doors to the garden, a spectacular three-bay glazed orangery with views over the parkland and a king size double bedroom.

Further up the spiral stair case on the first floor is the circular king size bedroom with en suite shower room plusa second kingsize double bedroom (that can convert to a twin room upon request) and an en suite shower room.The Temple of Diana is warmed during the cold weather by oil-fired central heating. 

The area offers activities for everyone with walking and cycling trails, water sports and plenty of amusements and restaurants near by. Things to do include golf, fishing, visiting art galleries, Weston Park’s Woodland Adventure Playground, the local excellent restaurants, cafe, delis etc, and the miniature railway in the park. Alternatively take a 25 minute drive to the Shropshire Hills AONB where you can discover the ruins of the Buildwas Abbey in all their splendour. 

No smoking. No pets. WIFI is available. On-site parking.

The minimum stay is 2 nights. There is a minimum 3 nights in July and August. 

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Room Types

Whole property for 5 or more

Features

Bathroom

 Bath

 Shower

 Sink

 Toilet

Amenities

 Dining area

 Heating

 Tumble dryer

 Washing machine

Outdoor

 Dining area

 Garden

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub within walking distance

 Restaurant

Events

 Family friendly site

Entertainment

 Board games

 iPod dock

 TV

 WiFi

On Arrival

 Welcome pack

Kitchen

 Dishwasher

 Freezer

 Fridge

 Hob

 Microwave

 Oven

Parking

 Free parking

Setting

 Quiet location

Nearest Airport/s

Birmingham


Content updated on 11th November 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom