Surrounded by hills, woods and gorges, a few miles from the Welsh border, Whitchurch holiday cottages are perfect for peaceful self-catering holidays in Herefordshire. This charming town of Whitchurch lies in the east of the county, around 30 miles west of Stoke-on-Trent. The undeveloped countryside around the town is a rural paradise for walking, cycling, canoeing and birdwatching. In the heart of Whitchurch, you’ll find a variety of independent shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. The town is easily explored by foot, with lovely parks and a number of striking historic buildings, including St Dubricius Church. For breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea, try the Potting Shed, a stylish café which is popular among passing walkers and cyclists, and has a reputation for serving delicious food, prepared with fresh, seasonal produce. For an evening pint, try The Crown, an atmospheric 15th century pub with roaring fires and a selection of local ales.

13 cottages found 13 match all criteria.

A large stone-built Herefordshire Farmhouse in Whitchurch near Symonds Yat in the Wye Valley that sleeps 156 in 7 bedrooms. This pet friendly holiday home has a large garden with play area, BBQ and hot tub.

Set in the private grounds of Combermere Abbey, Callander Cottage is a light and airy property with tasteful, contemporary furnishings and a fresh, calming colour palette. With its own small private garden, it’s perfectly located next to the beautiful walled garden at the Abbey.

Buttercups Haybarn is a detached 5-star rural cottage set amidst woodland and green fields in Alkington, Shropshire. The luxurious Georgian cottage blends tradition with urban chic, with shared use of an indoor swimming pool; multi-sports court, an Under 5's play area, plus wonderful rural views.

£85 off

3rd-6th Sep

William's Hayloft Cottage Listing
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Escape to a holiday cottage the whole family will love at William’s Hayloft. Set on a vast property in Alkington, Shropshire, the pet-friendly cottage promises fresh air & facilities such as woodland, indoor swimming pool, multi-sports court & children’s play area, plus a wood-burning stove.

£85 off

3rd-6th Sep

Emma's Dairy Cottage Listing
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Emma’s Dairy is a cosy rural cottage surrounded by the Shropshire countryside. The pet-friendly cottage offers sophisticated accommodation with country charm in Alkington and features an indoor swimming pool, woodland, children’s play area and multi-sports court, plus private spaces for relaxation.

A five-minute walk from the majestic River Wye near Symonds Yat, Portland House is a first class, large holiday cottage with an award-winning garden offering group accommodation for up to 20 guests in a peaceful rural location near Whitchurch in Herefordshire.

Rosehill is a characterful and child friendly holiday cottage accommodating large groups, sleeping 20 in 8 comfortable bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms in a rural hamlet a few miles from Market Drayton in Shropshire.

The Apple Store is a charming romantic cottage boasting exposed beams, stone walls and features windows. The pet-friendly cottage in Whitchurch, Herefordshire, offers couples a romantic escape by the Forest of Dean and features multiple outdoor relaxation areas, contemporary comforts and serenity.

Cedar Tree is a gorgeously cute romantic cottage set among green gardens & open countryside in Cole Henley, Hampshire. The delightful former shepherd’s hut is decorated to a high standard and is set on Peak House Farm, offering beautiful views of the North Wessex Downs, plus a heated swimming po...

£100 off

8th-11th Oct

Oliver's Mill Cottage Listing
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Endless activities greet visitors to Oliver’s Mill, a converted barn amid the rolling hills of Alkington in Shropshire. The 18th-century rural cottage boasts style and traditional character and offers woodland, an indoor swimming pool, a multi-sports court & a children’s play area, plus a log fire.

Cotton Cottage is an impressive rural cottage set on the grounds of Combermere Abbey in Whitchurch, Shropshire. The pet-friendly cottage boasts red bricks and mullion windows, plus many more original features, as well as expansive manicured grounds, a four-poster bed, open fire & a fruit tree maze.

£100 off

3rd-6th Sep

James Parlour Cottage Listing
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James’s Parlour is a spacious converted Georgian barn set on lush green fields in Alkington, Shropshire. The rural cottage offers an open-plan design plus exposed beams, trusses and brick pillars, as well as extensive furnished grounds with an indoor swimming pool, multi-sports court and play area.

Surrounded by an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Cider Loft is perfect for couples seeking an escape in nature. The pet-friendly cottage in Whitchurch, boasts two outdoor spaces as well as a distinctly rural character. Exposed beams, vaulted ceilings and wooden doors offer charm.

Self-catering holidays in Whitchurch are hard to beat if you want to make the most of Herefordshire’s spectacular countryside, scattered with magnificent stately homes and gardens. Just a mile eastward, on the banks of the River Wye, Symonds Yat is a picturesque village where canoeing along the river rapids is an exhilarating experience. Symonds Yat Rock overlooks an incredible gorge which is popular among climbers and a good spot for watching peregrine falcons and ospreys. A stone’s throw from your Whitchurch holiday cottage, the Doward Hills are famous for their dramatic footpaths, which meander through thick undergrowth to remote prehistoric caves, limestone quarries and limekilns. High in the Lords Woods, overlooking the Seven Sisters Rock, Arthur’s Cave is one of England’s only surviving limestone caves, believed to date back to 80,000BC. A short drive south on the A40 from Whitchurch will bring you to Monmouth, an ancient market town with an iconic 13th century gatehouse bridge and a remarkable calendar of cultural events.