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.
The picturesque village of Bucknell has a train station served by The Heart of Wales Railway and to the south are the traditional cider orchards and black and white villages of North Herefordshire.
This large detached and holiday farmhouse is located in the village of Northwood between the Shropshire towns of Wem and Ellesmere near Shrewsbury A dog-friendly rural holiday home in 40-acres of farmland, it can sleep thirteen people in five bedrooms.
The Old Workshop is an elegant romantic cottage in the delightful Shropshire village of Picklescott near Church Stretton. The pet-friendly, 19th-century cottage boasts contemporary comforts and traditional features such as an open fire, beamed ceilings and a lovely garden with rural views.
A charming terraced Shropshire holiday cottage in Alberbury with original oak beams and trusses, and wood burner in the open plan living area. It sleeps 6 in 3 delightful bedrooms all en-suite. Add in the private patio with hot tub, and this is a perfect country cottage for a family holiday!
An enchanting Shropshire countryside farm cottage near Shrewsbury, the Corn House is located on a 100-acre working cattle farm. This small, rural house, with a fabulously luxurious yet rustic interior lies on the outskirts of the village of Leighton, sleeps four.
Surround yourself with royal luxury at Upton Cressett Hall, a grand regal cottage in Shropshire. Marvel at the manicured grounds of the pet-friendly cottage, and indulge in the seclusion and beauty of a residence boasting log fires, exposed beams, antique furnishings and unique décor.
Betty’s Barn is a brick-built barn conversion on a 200-acre farm, in the peaceful, village of Eaton-under-Heywood, 5 miles from Church Stretton. This beautifully furnished countryside holiday cottage in South Shropshire sleeps 5, with gardens, ponds and access to idyllic woodland. Pets welcome.
Dingle Cottage in the charming Shropshire village of Stiperstones sits amidst the magnificent scenery of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a pet-friendly countryside cottage with a garden hot tub, table foosball, country kitchen with range cooker, and five bedrooms for up to nine guests.
This charming Grade II listed Shropshire holiday cottage in Bishop's Castle sleeps 15 in 6 bedrooms in the tranquil Shropshire market town of Bishop's Castle. Perfect for countryside walking holidays along the England Wales border for families or friends. Pets welcome.
Wassall Barn is a sophisticated barn conversion sitting on lush grounds in Craven Arms, Shropshire. The pet-friendly property enjoys glorious countryside views & boasts spacious rooms with an open-plan design and abundant natural light. Trussed full-height ceilings complement the contemporary style.
The Granary epitomises luxury charm. Set on a working farm the semi-detached barn conversion retains a wealth of character amidst its ultra-modern furnishings and welcomes families and pets to a luxury cottage in Stapleton, Shropshire. the property boasts an open fire and traditional detail.
Woodpecker Cottage is a masterful barn conversion which blends urban sophistication with rural charm. The romantic cottage in Ludlow, surrounded by woodland and a stream, offers couples a lovely garden plus luxury furnishings, exposed stone walls, serenity and access to Herefordshire.
A country mile outside Bishop’s Castle in the rural village of Colebatch, Shady Hollow is a large Shropshire holiday cottage sleeping 12 amidst a true walker’s paradise. This pet friendly holiday home is well-equipped with facilities including a hot tub, a home cinema and games room.
Holiday in comfort and style with a stay at The Wain House, a brick-built barn conversion on the owner’s 250-acre working farm just outside the village of Westhope, Shropshire, a pet-friendly cottage that features a private patio with hot tub, as well as access to a games room and gym.
Nestled in the heart of the Medieval surroundings of Ludlow, Manor Cottage offers modern and convenient accommodation to explore the town and Shropshire countryside. With three bedrooms and also space for the pet, it is an ideal retreat for small families in the centre of this historic town.
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.
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.