Exterior of a riverside Whitchurch barn conversion.

Find My Favourite Holiday Cottages in Whitchurch

The market town of Whitchurch lies in the county of Shropshire, two miles east of the Welsh border and two miles south of the Cheshire border. It is the county’s oldest town and has some of its finest historic architecture. There are more than 100 listed buildings to discover on self-catering holidays in Whitchurch, many of which can be found on Bargates, the High Street, and Pepper Street. Pick up a town trail from the tourist information centre and explore the town’s many impressive landmarks, including Cape Town City Hall and St Alkmund’s Church. Whitchurch is home to a variety of unique independent businesses, including Powell’s Pork Pie Shop, which has been selling traditional pies for generations, and Walker’s Bakery and Café, where delicious cakes and bread are baked every morning. There is a regular farmers’ market where you can pick up fresh produce to take back to your holiday cottage in Whitchurch and several good pubs, including the White Bear and the Old Eagles. Superb walking and wildlife-watching can be enjoyed in the town’s unspoiled countryside.

Ground floor, brick exterior of a barn conversion overlooking a shrub-filled garden
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5

Endless activities greet visitors to Oliver’s Mill, a large converted barn amid the rolling hills of Alkington. The 18th-century rural holiday cottage in Shropshire 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.

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Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

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

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A farmhouse lounge with large sofas and a widescreen TV
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
5

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

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A brick-built Shropshire barn conversion overlooks a shrub-filled courtyard with a picket fence.
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3

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. It features an indoor swimming pool, woodland, a children’s play area, a multi-sports court, and private relaxation spaces.

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A reed-fringed lake sits in front of a 2-storey Shropshire barn conversion.
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
6

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.

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Recommended Places to Visit in Whitchurch

Whitchurch Heritage Centre  The town’s heritage centre houses an excellent museum with fascinating exhibits on the area’s history.

Park Hall Countryside Experience  Have a day out at this family-friendly attraction, which has play areas, farm animals, and educational tours.

Shropshire Falconry  Treat yourself to a bespoke bird of prey experience at this renowned falconry near Shrewsbury.

The Horse-Drawn Boat Centre  Take a horse-drawn canal trip through a spectacular stretch of the Welsh countryside.

Home Farm Attingham  Visit this working Shropshire farm, where you can tour the livestock before stopping for a refreshment at the tearoom.