Step inside the Combermere Abbey Estate Where dreams come true and memories are made
Steeped in a thousand years of English history, come and explore acres of rolling parkland, walled gardens and ancient woodlands alongside spectacular Gothic architecture, enchanting waters and a breathtaking Edwardian Glasshouse, just waiting for you to discover them.
Fall in love with the countryside Experience our award-winning, luxury Cheshire holiday cottages.
The perfect countryside retreat, Combermere Abbey’s 10 luxury holiday cottages which are nestled on the Cheshire, Shropshire border are the perfect balance of privacy and luxury. Beautifully appointed and individually designed, this holiday cottage accommodation will not disappoint.
Experience the tranquillity of the Combermere Abbey estate and the rich pickings of the surrounding area in the rural borderlands of Cheshire and Shropshire. Enjoy woodland walks or quiet strolls through the gardens before cosying up in your cottage for the night.
Set in the heart of the estate, our idyllic dog-friendly holiday cottages were converted from the 19th century Combermere stables. Ranging in size and style, excellent attention to detail and comfort there is much to offer. Sleeping from 4 people, up to 10, Combermere Abbey’s cottages provide the perfect getaway for couples, friends and families alike.
ELEGANT AND IMPRESSIVE – SLEEPS 8
A wonderful cottage for entertaining, Malbanc is perfect for groups of eight and can dine up to 16 when taken with other cottages with its accommodating dining area. Its sophisticated design and impressive architectural features make it an instant hit with families and larger groups of friends.
PERFECTLY PICTURESQUE – SLEEPS 4
As you approach the restored stables, Cotton Cottage with its Jacobean-style turret, mullion windows and private garden comes into view. Originally the Coachman’s house, the main double bedroom features a splendid four-poster bed.
TRANQUILLITY AT COMBERMERE – SLEEPS 4
Light and airy, Callander cottage is a contemporary choice, its entrance cleverly disguised in the impressive coach house doors. Named as a tribute to the Scottish ancestry of the current owner, Sarah Callander Beckett, this lovely Cheshire holiday cottage has a fresh, calm colour palette and is the perfect place for a relaxing break.
CONTEMPORARY ELEGANCE – SLEEPS 4
Stapleton Cottage has cleverly integrated features of the original Tack Room, showing off the oak beams, high ceilings and long windows. One of its bedrooms is on the ground floor with a contemporary shower room, specifically designed for disabled access.
FAMILY TIME – SLEEPS 6
Decorated with an African theme throughout, Beckett Cottage is a popular choice for house parties, birthday celebrations, reunions, anniversaries and family gatherings but it also perfect for smaller groups from six. Its private terrace and seating area leads directly to the gardens and is perfect for outdoor entertaining. With its high ceilings, large windows, stone fireplace and original beams, this elegant cottage is a versatile gathering space.
The North Wing – Where history, luxury and beauty combine
For a truly unforgettable experience, come and spend the night or even two in the North Wing of Combermere Abbey with its entrancing views across the mere and personal butler service. This is no ordinary Bed and Breakfast – well nothing is ordinary at Combermere! Following extensive restoration, this accommodation will envelop you in history, pamper you with luxury and delight you with the exquisite interior design skills of Nina Campbell.
Featuring its own private entrance, you may choose one of the two sumptuous bedrooms, The Salamanca or The Bhurtpore. Breakfast is served in the dining room with views over the 143-acre mere.
SPACIOUS AND VERSATILE – SLEEPS 10
Formerly a complete wing of the original stables, Crossley Cottage offers luxurious, contemporary accommodation. The perfect holiday cottage for a group of friends or two families, each of the five bedrooms has its own bath or shower room.
BRIMMING WITH CHARACTER – SLEEPS 5
With its original mullion windows and pointed turret, Wellington Cottage was designed by Edward Blore and built for the first Viscount Combermere in 1837. The cottage name remembers the famous Duke, who was Lord Combermere’s mentor and godfather to his eldest son. The romance of the picturesque exterior continues inside with a warm colour palette and Gothic four-poster bed.
COSY AND INVITING – SLEEPS 4
Poole Cottage is a wonderful bolthole for those looking to relax and recharge. Sleeping up to four, the pretty hideaway dining room can easily entertain up to eight when booked with another holiday cottage for four.
A ROMANTIC CHOICE – SLEEPS 4
Named after Elizabeth, Empress of Austria who described Combermere as ‘one of the most romantic places in Europe’ during her visit, Empress Cottage is just that. The master bedroom houses a highly decorative gilded half tester bed pelmet with rich gold and black fabrics.
This charming Gothic gatehouse, built in the 1830s, was designed by Morrison of Ireland and sits at the entrance to the estate. Set in its own damson orchard and surrounded by beautiful trees, this private holiday cottage is an ideal romantic getaway, with an exclusive entrance and a large sunny terrace.