Stay in a Greek Temple in Shropshire

Wednesday 16 July 2014

Fancy staying in a classical temple set in a beautiful English landscape? Well you can! This Greek-style folly was designed in 1783 and has been magnificently restored into self-catering accommodation. Sawday's Vivat Trust - Temple outside Perched on a hill top in scenic Shropshire, The Temple has dreamy views from floor-length windows and a balcony. Sawday's Vivat Trust - Temple balcony Find huge majestic mirrors, high ceilings, elegant lampshades, and fine classical furniture throughout the sitting room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. You’ll soon feel the calming and inspiring effect of the place. Temple sitting room While you laze and gaze over the lush green panorama all you'll hear are birds tweeting and a brook babbling. Temple sitting room The nearby villages have picture-postcard thatched cottages, duck ponds and great pubs and the area has plenty of walks, caves and country estates to explore. 

How to

The Temple is in Badger Dingle, Badger Wolverhampton, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, approximately 3 hours’ drive from central London. The nearest train station is Wolverhampton – approximately 1hr 50mins journey time from London. Find out more and book The Temple.

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