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Aether's Tilt

Mardu near Clun - Shropshire

A steampunk-inspired shepherds hut next to the Offas Dyke path, with a Scandinavian hot tub to enjoy beneath the stars

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
£165-200 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

How to book...

Aether's Tilt is owned and managed by Philip and Avril Wright.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Philip and Avril Wright.

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Where we are: 

  The Highlights...

  • The studio hut is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, overlooking the Clun Valley in a bijou Shropshire hamlet.
  • Its open-plan design is perfect for couples and includes a bespoke kitchen, cosy lounge and a sumptuous king-size bed.
  • Theres a contemporary en-suite bathroom for added comfort, along with a log-fired hot tub in the secluded paddock.
  • Spend romantic days in your lovers hideout, or follow the Offas Dyke pathway through stunning, country landscapes.

  You should know...

  • The size and location of the hut may not be suitable for wheelchair users.
  • The hot tub and fire-bowl are available to use at an additional rate.
  • While mobile phone signals may vary, there is secure WIFI to keep you connected.

  The Detail...

Suspend your disbelief and enter into the realms of sci-fi fantasy at this steampunk-inspired shepherds hut in Shropshires magical Clun Valley. With a mysterious title and a fantastical location, Aethers Tilt is destined to inspire your real-life adventures. Hike along the stunning Shropshire Way or down the enchanting Offas Dyke, winding through open pastures, river valleys and never-ending inclines. Wonder at the star-encrusted skies and make life-changing plans, soaking in the log-fired hot tub and talking till sunrise.

Aethers Tilt is nestled in an idyllic, farmland paddock, set along a one-track country lane in rural Mardu hamlet. Skilfully handcrafted from crooked elm timbers, it has a natural rusticity at home in the rugged, pastoral scenery. Behind its vintage faade, lies a stylish, studio retreat which fuses its historic, industrial roots with hi-tech home comforts. Expect curious sci-fi artwork and agricultural cogs, along with a 12 iPad, Bluetooth speaker and WIFI with Sky Go.

The open-plan design is perfect for couples and boasts a bespoke kitchen, bijou lounge and a sumptuous king-size bed. A contemporary en-suite bathroom is the only separate area and is complete with a steaming hot shower and thick, fluffy towels. Underfloor heating keeps the hut uber-cosy, along with comfy robes, designer bedding and super-soft throws.

The sleek kitchen has everything youd expect, including a modern cooker, fridge/freezer and built-in dishwasher. Theres even a deluxe coffee machine for that much-needed caffeine fix, next to a chilled bottle of wine and gourmet chocolate treats. Curl up on the sofa and play nostalgic board games or queue up the movies and while away rainy days.

Outside, the hut has its own lush, private gardens where youll find the Scandinavian hot tub looking out across the breath-taking backdrop. Wonderfully secluded and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the only company youll have is from the onlooking cattle. Bask in the dreamy hot waters and admire the rolling Shropshire hills, or light the crackling firepit and toast marshmallows till late. The clear night skies have got to be seen to be believed, with endless stars lighting up the pitch-black scenes.

Bring your walking boots and head to the Welsh-English border, ticking a must-do off your wish-list and becoming an Offas Dyke explorer. Its gentle walks and mountain hikes are just a few minutes from your door, and are a much-loved trail offering wildlife galore. Discover picture-perfect towns hidden amongst the flourishing, rolling hills, scattered with ancient castles, stately houses and landscaped, country gardens. Visit the foodie town of Ludlow for its gourmet scene, or head further out to discover Wales sublime, sandy beaches.


Essential Features
  • Heating
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Dogs
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Coffee machine
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Stereo music system
  • BBQ
  • Car Charging Point
  • Firepit
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking

iPad Pro for music and TV


  • Art classes
  • Bird watching
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Historical sites
  • Markets
  • Massage
  • Mountain Biking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Nightlife (low key)
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Tennis
  • Wellbeing
  • Wildlife
  • Wine tasting
  • Yoga
  • Zoo/Wildlife park

The Shropshire hills, Long Mynd etc and Offa's Dyke trail are on your doorstep for some of the finest walking & biking trails in the UK.

  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

Birmingham 1.5hrs by car

  Detailed Pricing Information...

Priced according to weekdays and weekends and Low - High Seasons.
2019: June 01 - Sept 30 180 - 190 Oct 01 - Dec 31 165 - 175 Bank Holidays + 30



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£165-200 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

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Aether's Tilt is owned and managed by Philip and Avril Wright.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Philip and Avril Wright.

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