Wollaston Lodge is a fabulous boutique B&B in the beautiful Shropshire Marches. Relax in the Jacuzzi with amazing views across the valley to Long Mountain and watch the sun go down whilst enjoying drinks with all your friends.
On the edge of the Welsh border and just 11 miles from the historic city of Shrewsbury, this elegant former hunting lodge is the perfect location for an effortless hen party. Owner’s Sandy & Grant have worked hard to ensure that planning your hen party will be a breeze.
For a fun and relaxing evening why not have our in house chef come in and cook for you and have it served by "Waiters in the Buff" or perhaps have Champagne and canapes served by hunky guys whilst having loads of fun with an Ann Summers party. Enjoy one of our popular Cocktails and Canapes evenings at the Lodge? A cocktail and mixology masterclass will get you creating some fabulous cocktails. Snack on sushi, dim sum and some delicious party canapés. As another option we have available a wine master to create a fabulous relaxed fun and informal wine tasting. We also have pony trecking, quad biking and fabulous walking for the energetic and for something completely different enjoy a still life drawing class with a re-known local artist, so many possibilities just ask and we will accommodate!
If you are looking for retail therapy, the medieval market town of Shrewsbury is just a short drive away. Sandy & Grant have negotiated discounts with a fantastic variety of independent shops, bars and restaurants – so a great day out is practically guaranteed.
Guests can also purchase a £5 day pass for the nearby Rowton Castle Country Club (5 minutes). The club has excellent facilities including, 3 swimming pools, sauna, Jacuzzi and gym. For pamper parties, the owners can also recommend an excellent visiting beautician who will bring a great range of beauty treatments to you at the Lodge.
The house has all the elegance you would expect from a Victorian Villa. Inside the rooms are light, bright and beautifully furnished – a fun and eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional. Antiques mix with pop art.
There are 7 bedrooms all en suite or with private bathrooms and each with tea making facilities, flat screen TVs, iPod docking stations and free wifi. There are comfortable seating areas and the beds have luxury mattresses and are dressed with quality linen.
Salle Gris:- a fabulous 4 poster bed with en suite shower room.
Salle Brun: - contemporary furnishings and own shower room (adjacent in the corridor). There is an additional sofa bed enabling it to sleep up to four.
Salle Blanc – a romantic White Room with kingsize bed, simply oozing French chic.
The Loft room, contemporary New York Loft style with en suite.
The Room at the Top, a super cosy Parisian style double room with large family bathroom.
The Sleigh Bed (single bed) which shares the master bathroom.
The Coach House:- independent from the main house. You will find a charming beamed master bedroom with king size bed and lounge area. Downstairs has two very comfortable single beds. There is a shared bathroom with roll top bath and walk in shower.
The Orangery is a wonderful place to eat and gaze out over lovely Italianate gardens. These offer fabulous views over lush countryside to the brooding presence of the Long Mountain and The Breidden Hills. There is also an onsite tennis court – the owners can supply racquets and balls! The beautiful Italianate gardens have plenty of seating areas to enjoy a glass of wine and soak up the tranquil countryside.
The accommodation is hired on a self catering basis but the owners can leave pre-prepared meals to make your stay as relaxing as possible.
Suggested Weekend Itinerary and Special Offer:
Arrive Friday afternoon 3pm onwards.
Welcoming Cream Tea with prosecco, home made Victoria Sponge, Scones, cream and strawberry jam served either in white china or vintage crockery.
Saturday 1pm private Yoga, Zumba, Aqua Aerobics or similar at our local health Club five minutes away for one hour. Includes entrance to the club and use of their sauna, steam, pools, jacuzzis and gym.
Saturday afternoon an option of a life drawing class with a male model or a cocktail making class with a hunk. For the Life drawing we will provide all the material necessary for sketching. You can then have an option for one life drawing model who can then stay and serve prosecco for you afterwards or have two hunks, one as a model and the other serving drinks whilst you attempt to recreate a likeness.
In the evening have a fantastic dinner cooked and served for you by our in house chef and his staff in our Orangery with fantastic views out across the valley. Use our Bluetooth speakers for your own music and have a private party. Check out 11am on Sunday Morning.
For private hire of the house, gardens, hot tub and all of the above as a suggestion of an itinerary an approximate cost based on
15 sharing @ £257 p.p (March- October) (£227 Nov-Feb)
16 sharing @£244 p.p (March- October) (£216 Nov-Feb)
17 sharing @£231 p.p (March- October) (£205 Nov-Feb)
18 sharing @£220 p.p (March- October) (£194 Nov-Feb)
19 sharing @£212 p.p (March- October) (£184 Nov-Feb)
Please note that there may be variations on price depending on variations to the itinerary.
Also, we do not charge a price per head. There is a charge for the hire of the house, all entertainments are priced separately, these are just some guide figures to help you plan.