A Shropshire holiday cottage is a lovely way to enjoy this beautiful part of England. As well as its 32 castles, grand stately homes such as Attingham Park near Shrewsbury, the "finest view in England" from Bridgnorth (according to Charles 1st) and the 16-mile Severn Valley Railway, Shropshire is also lesser-known to visitors as the home to the birthplace of the mythical pair, King Arthur and Guinivere or and for the glacial lakes of Ellesmere. It's a county of beautiful half-timbered homes such as Ludlow with its impressive Tudor shops and historic castle.
One of two delightfully renovated 18th century Grade II-listed barn conversions on a 22-acre smallholding near the medieval town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire, The Wainscott is a rural cottage that offers an escape from everyday life, with access to fishing pond and hard tennis court.
The Summer House is a Grade II listed octagonal tower and summer house built around 1607 in Exton-on-Severn, Shropshire. The special romantic getaway will entrance couples with its spiral staircase, original features, elegance, magnificent rural views, and a wood-burning stove in the bedroom.
A delightful pair of Shropshire Holiday Cottages in Bishop's Castle, let independently or together. Between them, The Old School House and Cottage sleep 17 in 9 bedrooms. Comprising a detached Georgian house with adjacent detached cottage and hot tub offering large and characterful accommodation.
Standing in a rural Shropshire location in Bronygarth near Chirk, the list of rooms in the large and magnificent Brookside Manor House reads like a Cluedo set: a library, conservatory, snooker room, drawing room, swimming pool, gym and squash courts. Perfect for big weekend country house parties.
The Milking Parlour is one of five high-quality brick-built holiday barn conversions in a lovely rural setting on a 250-acre farm, in the countryside on the edge of Westhope, a small village, just six miles from Church Stretton in Shropshire. This large, pet friendly holiday property sleeps 11.
The Sheep Shed at Upper House Farm sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms. This lovely farm barn conversion with hot tub sits on a 220-acre arable farm, in the rural village of Alberbury, 9 miles from Shrewsbury in Shropshire. Perfect for family holidays!
Award-winning Shropshire holiday cottage in Cardington, This large, Heart of England Farmhouse sleeps 11 in 4 bedrooms on a working farm in a secluded rural location. It is very family friendly with many children's play facilities, chickens to feed and woodland walks. Pets welcome.
The Olde Cowshed offers couples, families a two-bedroom luxury cottage with a games room, home gym and hot tub on a 250-acre working farm in Westhope Village, This Shropshire holiday cottage is surrounded by the beautiful countryside with easy reach of many attractions. Pets welcome.
The Schoolhouse Brewhouse is a fabulous hot tub holiday cottage with a tennis court and beautiful gardens sleeps 4 in the quaint Shropshire village of Bishop’s Castle. Ideally positioned for cycling, horse-riding and walking in the South Shropshire Hills, Offa’s Dyke and the Welsh Marches.
Garden Barn is a gorgeous rural cottage situated on a farm, which spoils guests with endless rustic charm, an open fire, contemporary comfort, a sun-drenched summerhouse and expansive views to Billingsley and the Shropshire region from its generous garden, where children and pets can run free.
This cosy countryside holiday cottage for couples sleeps 2 on a peaceful 200-acre farm, near Church Stretton, in the rural village of Eaton-under-Heywood. Kite’s Nest is a beautiful barn conversion surrounded by South Shropshire’s picturesque countryside, with access to gardens, ponds and woods.
Make Hillgate House in the hamlet of Hemford, Shropshire, your holiday base in the Welsh Marches, an 18th-century stone-built countryside cottage that boasts a wealth of original features, including exposed beams, ornamental Victorian fireplace, and Shepherd’s Hut amidst large lawned garden.
The Dairy in the village of Leighton, Shropshire, provides couples looking for a romantic cottage for a quiet countryside holiday. Guests receive a welcoming gift upon arrival and feel right at home on this working cattle farm nestled in the heart of the beautiful Shropshire countryside.
Guests at The Hayloft, a large Shropshire holiday cottage sleeping 10, can enjoy a blend of exercise and relaxation during their stay. It's part of a small rural complex which offers a hot tub, indoor heated pool, tennis court, squash and a host of walks in the stunning Shropshire countryside.
This hand-built and wonderfully fitted log cabin oozes charm and romance. The entire cabin, from the bold exterior to the charming interior, was designed with Western Red Cedar and thoughtfully furnished to ensure that the country charm is carried throughout his Shropshire eco cottage.
Traditional charm and modern comforts combine perfectly in Trooper’s Barn, a large rural cottage in Shropshire’s scenic Hope Valley. The cottage welcomes families and pets. Sleeps 11 in five bedrooms, a shared games room, luscious gardens, spacious sitting rooms and an outdoor hot tub.
Tucked away in the sleepy Shropshire village of Shrawardine near Shrewsbury, Old Coach House is the luxury cottage with stunning rural views that your family needs for their next holiday. This child-friendly cottage has sleeps six, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Pets welcome.
Black Lion Barn Retreat is a secluded rural cottage set on a working farm in Church Pulverbatch in Shropshire. The sophisticated cottage promises tranquillity and views of the surrounding hills, plus a beautiful garden, an open fire, floor to ceiling windows, a games room, modernity & Yoga classes.
One of four countryside cottages beside a working farm in the tranquil hamlet of Plaish, Shropshire, Spinney Retreat is a two-bedroom stable conversion that makes a countryside holiday feel luxurious, combining comfortable accommodation with access to an indoor pool, two games rooms, and more.
A modern and attractive pet-friendly lodge with room for three, The Callow Lodge offers access to a private hot tub as well as Beaconsfield Holiday Park’s terrific facilities. Many other attractions are also available in nearby Iron Bridge, Church Stretton, or Ludlow.
The Old Dairy is a lovely ground-floor barn conversion dripping in character and situated on 200 acres near the pretty village of Stapleton. The semi-detached, pet-friendly holiday cottage in Shropshire transports guests back to yesteryear blending rural charm with modern comforts.
Based near Alberbury in Shropshire, The Old Sheep Shed is a stunningly renovated countryside home with a hot tub, offering luxury family holiday accommodation. The Old Sheep Shed is a 17th-century barn conversion, a lovely rural retreat amidst boundless Shropshire hills.
Corn House on the grounds of a 700-acre farm near Church Stretton in Shropshire, is a luxury holiday cottage with a pool for large groups and families. This Grade II listed barn conversion has six spacious bedrooms, oak bespoke fully equipped kitchen, and access to a pool, hot tub and tennis courts.
Shropshire offers more than its fair share of picturesque old-fashioned market towns; for example Church Stretton, (also known as Little Switzerland), Ludlow, Wroxeter and Oswestry. From the medieval town of Shrewsbury (birthplace of Charles Darwin), the Victorian industrial museums at Ironbridge, the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, to the contemporary international Story-telling Festival, "Tales From the Edge" in Much Wenlock. Both Ludlow and Much Wenlock (birthplace of the modern Olympics) also boast two Michelin-starred restaurants. From the Christmas Mistletoe Festival in Tenbury Wells in the south of the County to towpath walks along the Grand Union Canal at Market Drayton in the North, Shropshire, as a self-catering holiday destination seems to have it all.