Staycation near The Cotswolds
Enjoy a self catering holiday in the Worcestershire countryside
Welcome to Lower End House
Lower End House, located in the grounds of Eckington Manor , is a beautifully restored 12th century timber-framed hall house – available for you to hire for your own self catering holiday in the Worcestershire countryside.
This stunning large holiday home combines the old and the new effortlessly. Original beams and flagstone floors have been retained and combined with a new reclaimed slate, leather sofas and hand-painted wallpaper. The house is relaxed, whilst still delivering on style and space for everyone to enjoy.
Sleeping up to 9 people, the accommodation comprises:
- 3 individually designed double bedrooms, each with Fired Earth en-suite (first floor/access via staircase)
- 1 single bedroom and 1 small double bedroom with a shared bathroom (ground floor)
- Kitchen, with 4 oven AGA
- Dining room to seat 10 guests
- Reception hall
- Sitting room with original Inglenook fireplace and AGA fire
- Lawned area
- Ample off-road car parking
Experience Lower End House
Get to know the local area. All within a 45-minute drive from Eckington Manor.
Broadway & The Cotswolds
Known as the jewel of the Cotswolds, Broadway has a superb range of restaurants, unique shops and boutiques that attracts visitors from across the world.
Regency town houses line the historic leafy Promenade, squares and terraces. Spend some time at one of the many fantastic cultural festivals and events – from horse racing, music and literature to family fiestas.
A secret wartime air base, now Visitor Centre, where thousands of people lived and worked in the 1940s. Walk through a masterpiece in landscape design, which is ‘Capability’ Brown’s very first. What was once a lost and overgrown 18th century parkland has been painstakingly restored.
Find Croome Court, the home of the Earls of Coventry, at the heart of the park, which had been patiently waiting for its revival. Its time came in 2014 as Croome Redefined started to pull this glorious, yet faded, house back from the brink. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/croome
Eckington Wharf Circular Walk
Eckington Wharf is a pleasant place to linger for a while – enjoy the view up river towards Bredon Hill, or watch swans glide beneath the arches of the medieval bridge spanning the River Avon. The wharf is the ideal starting point for an undemanding 3 ½ mile walk which takes you alongside the river before returning through Eckington Village.
Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, known for its hills and pure spring water.
Pershore is an unspoiled, picturesque Market Town, famed for its elegant Georgian architecture and magnificent Abbey. Many of the buildings along Bridge Street and Broad Street are listed. Poets such as John Betjeman have been inspired by Pershore’s beauty and its old-world charm.
The birthplace of William Shakespeare, also home to the RSC theatre and Holy Trinity Church which is where the bard & Anne Hathaway are buried.
The River Severn runs through the middle of the historic city, overlooked by the 12th-century Worcester Cathedral. The site of the final battle of the Civil War, Worcester was where Oliver Cromwell’s New Model Army defeated King Charles II’s Cavaliers, cementing the English Interregnum. Worcester was the home of Royal Worcester Porcelain and, for much of his life, the composer Sir Edward Elgar. It houses the Lea & Perrins factory where the traditional Worcestershire Sauce is made.