Towering hillsides on Offa's Dyke Path

Crows Nest (Nyth Bran)

Accommodation type: Self-catering

Crows Nest (Nyth Bran) Church Stoke SY15 6TP, UK
Roger & Sarah Banks
01588 620615

Crows Nest is a mid-1700's cottage, nestled against Offa's Dyke national footpath, with a beautiful outlook across to the Berwyn mountains with Snowden and Cader Idris visible in the west, overlooking Long Mountain, Corndon Hill and the Stiperstones across to the Long Mynd in the east. It has an extensive garden with an abundance of parking. Access is down a private track, off the Kerry Ridgeway, the track is also Offa's Dyke.

Crows Nest boasts one of the best locations on Offa's Dyke thanks to its scenery and seclusion. There is plenty of space inside with a large farmhouse style kitchen, sitting room/ dining room and a separate lounge, 3 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a utility room, only to be matched by the outside space. Whether it is privacy, scenery, touring or walking, Crows Nest has it all. Bishops Castle is only a stones throw away, a traditional market town with many shops and facilities including a sports centre and swimming pool, and it is renowned for its numerous pubs with locally produced beers, as well as it's weekend events. Shropshire itself has many historical towns; Shrewsbury, Church Stretton and Ludlow, all oozing with curiosities waiting to be discovered. Further afield are the charismatic mountains of north and mid Wales, as is the picturesque welsh coastline.  For photographs and to check availability, follow the following link,

Crows Nest can sleep up to 5 adults stunning views from the lounge and all bedrooms across the Welsh Marches and Shropshire. There is a large garden, with hard standing parking for 3+ cars. offering privacy and seclusion. 

3 rooms, 2 doubles, 1 single (En suite facilities available)
Prices from:
Variable depending on season


  • Dogs welcome: Yes

Equestrian Facilities

  • Horse stabling/grazing: Yes
  • Horse box parking: Yes
  • Stabling/grazing prices: seasonally variable

Cyclist Facilities

  • Secure cycle storage: Yes
  • Bike wash facility: Yes

Entry last updated: 27/03/2014