Great views and walking in S. Shropshire

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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I am a retired biology 16-19 teacher and my husband, Richard, is a retired university lecturer in environmental science. We have kept rare breed sheep and poultry for 30 years first in Lancashire and now in Shropshire. I am a spinner and

Home & location

Our 26 acre smallholding at 400m comprises wildflower meadows, pasture and heathland. Our land is adjacent to the Stiperstones National Nature Reserve. The house has 4 bedrooms, one with ensuite bathroom, a kitchen with Aga and additional

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


We would like a sitter to live in the house, to keep it and the barn secure, to feed, walk and be company for the dog, to feed the chickens in the morning and to close them in their shed in the evening and to check the sheep by walking the

Meet the pets

  • Bree

    Bearded Collie

    5 years

  • poultry

  • farm animal

Sitter feedback (4)


Alyson was very welcoming. She had made a delicious crumble and soup for me. I really enjoyed Bree's company, a beautiful and gentle dog. The setting of the

Stayed · 25 Sep - 03 Oct 2019

A wonderful sit in a beautiful part of the country. Alyson and partner made me feel very welcome in their home and it was a delight to walk Bree in the

Stayed · 06 Sep - 08 Sep 2019

We had a wonderful time at the delightful Hillside Cottage which is located in a beautiful spot. Alyson and Richard made us very welcome and provided concise

Stayed · 18 Dec - 19 Dec 2018

We recently enjoyed our house sit for Alyson and Richard very much, although it involved many animals it could have not been more relaxing. They were very

Stayed · 08 Jul - 10 Jul 2018

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