A character dog-friendly holiday cottage in the market town of Bishop's Castle in Shropshire on the border of England and Wales. Plasauduon is surrounded by glorious scenery with pubs, restaurants and shops within a short stroll and fantastic walks through glorious Shropshire countryside.
Enjoy 5-Star accommodation in the heart of rural Shropshire when you stay at Buttercups Hay Barn. The gorgeous Georgian barn conversion overlooks fields and a wildlife pond, with guests having use of facilities that include a heated indoor swimming pool, toddler play area, sports court, woodland picnic spot and wildlife trail. It is close to Whitchurch, the Llangollen Canal and Shrewsbury, and within easy reach of Chester, Liverpool and three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Buttercups Hay Barn sleeps up to 10 people in five bedrooms and is perfect for large families or groups of friends. If you need even more space, then there are four more superb self-catering properties on-site. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Emma's Hayloft is one of five charming self-catering properties at Alkington Grange Barns, a few miles from Whitchurch in the beautiful Shropshire countryside. It sleeps up to five guests in three comfortable bedrooms, providing facilities that include a multi-use sports court, toddler's adventure playground, wildlife walk and a woodland picnic spot, as well as a heated indoor swimming pool and a private garden. The cottage is dog friendly. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
William's Hayloft is in an idyllic location in rural Shropshire, close to Whitchurch, Grindley Brook and the Llangollen Canal, and within easy reach of places like Shrewsbury, Chester and Ironbridge Gorge. It sleeps up to six people in three bedrooms and has a layout that suits families or friends. Guests have use of excellent facilities that include a heated indoor swimming pool, wildlife area and woodland picnic spot, multipurpose sports court, and a playground just for toddlers and young children. It is one of five superb self-catering properties at Alkington Grange Barns. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Stay in the heart of the beautiful Shropshire countryside in this lovely barn conversion which sleeps up to 10 people in five bedrooms. It is one of five 4-and 5-star self-catering properties at Alkington Grange Barns, with guests having use of a heated indoor swimming pool, sports area, toddler playground, and a woodland picnic site. Oliver's Mill is close to Whitchurch, Grindley Brook and the Llangollen Canal, and within easy reach of Shrewsbury, Chester, and Liverpool. It's ideal for big families or groups of friends who are celebrating a special occasion or just catching up over a relaxed few days in the countryside. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
If you're searching for a fantastic self-catering property with plenty of space for up to 12 people, a quiet rural location and activities on the doorstep, then James' Parlour is for you. The gorgeous five-bedroom holiday retreat is one of five stunning self-catering cottages at Alkington Grange Barns, close to Whitchurch and Grindley Brook, and with direct access to the Shropshire Way. Guests have use of amenities that include a heated indoor swimming pool, toddler play area, sports court, picnic spot and wildlife area. All bookings are protected by Master Cancel Insurance. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
There's nothing like being surrounded by beautiful countryside to help you unwind and relax. Swallow Lodge is in a quiet spot in the Shropshire Hills, offering a high standard of accommodation for up to four people in two bedrooms. The views are incredible, and there is lots of scope for walking, cycling and horse riding. Ludlow, Shrewsbury and Montgomery are all within easy reach, making this self-catering lodge perfect for couples, families and friends in every season.
Relax in the luxurious surroundings of this contemporary lodge, which offers a high standard of accommodation for up to four people in two bedrooms. It is one of two fantastic self-catering properties on a family-run farm in the Shropshire Hills AONB, with beautiful walks from the door. The owners also offer stabling and grazing for horse riding holidays so guests can make the most of the fantastic riding conditions for which the Shropshire Hills are renowned. With its peaceful location a mile from Priest Weston and the Miners Arms pub, as well as luxurious touches like a private hot tub, Curlew Lodge is an ideal self-catering choice for couples, families and friends.
Churn Cottage is a pretty brick barn conversion with beautiful views. It sleeps four people in two bedrooms, with guests enjoying a spacious open-plan living/dining area and a private patio overlooking fields and a river. The layout is suitable for couples, families and friends, including those with limited mobility or who use an assisted wheelchair. Churn Cottage is one of three lovely properties at Sambrook Manor. It's a short drive from Market Drayton and Newport and within an hour's drive from Shrewsbury and Stoke-on-Trent. There are beautiful walks and bike rides from the door, with fishing, golf, horse riding and other outdoor activities nearby.
The Old Shippon ("shippon" being a cattle barn) is a beautiful conversation in a spectacular location. It is one of three lovely holiday cottages on Sambrook Manor House's grounds in Shropshire, a short drive from Market Drayton and Newport and within easy reach of Shrewsbury and The Potteries. The cottage sleeps eight people in four bedrooms with the potential for a further two to sleep on a double sofa-bed. The layout works well for two families sharing the cottage as there is a central living area with two bedrooms and a bathroom at either end.
Relax in this lovely holiday cottage in the rolling countryside. Orchard Cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms and suits couples and families who want to see and enjoy the best parts of the Shropshire Hills. It's three miles from the quiet village of Craven Arms, a mile from the local pub and a short drive from Church Stretton. The area is fantastic for walking, cycling, mountain biking, and climbing. Day trips can include visiting the Ironbridge Gorge UNESCO World Heritage Site, shopping and sightseeing in Hereford and Ludlow, the southern part of Snowdonia National Park and the north of the Brecon Beacons.
A delightful holiday cottage for two providing the chance to enjoy a taste of country life in a peaceful tranquil position amongst countryside on the Shropshire/Cheshire borders. Perfect for escaping away from the crowds with the use of a hot tub providing the ultimate in relaxation. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
A delightful 4 Star Gold pet-friendly holiday cottage to rent in a peaceful rural position on the Shropshire/Cheshire border. Nestling amongst tranquil countryside with the use of a hot tub, Oakpond Cottage is an ideal retreat to enjoy a relaxing holiday away from the crowds. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
A pet friendly 4 Star holiday home just ten minutes away from Audlem village where you can enjoy lovely canal walks, tea rooms etc. Sitting on the Shropshire/Cheshire border, guests staying at Oakwood have countryside walks straight from the front door - an ideal self-catering rental to relax and unwind. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
An idyllic and cosy coach house providing self-catering holiday accommodation just for two. Beautifully presented and situated in the dramatic and wild scenery of the South Shropshire Hills, the cottage is close to Craven Arms, Clun and within easy reach of Ludlow. Perfect for relaxing, exploring and dog-friendly.
A stylish holiday lodge affording a waterside position alongside the river in a tranquil spot in the village of Clunton within easy reach of Clun and also Ludlow and Shrewsbury. Ash Lodge is an ideal self-catering retreat whether you want to simply relax in a peaceful setting or explore the many attractions of this beautiful part of Shropshire.
A comfortable holiday home with lots of original character in a quiet position in the very heart of wonderful Ludlow with its fine dining restaurants. A prime location, perfect for exploring Shropshire and its beautiful countryside, along with the many attractions of the Welsh Marches.
An enchanting self catering cottage surrounded by farmland providing a cosy country retreat where you can relax and unwind amongst stunning rural scenery. The Miller's Cottage is just three miles from the Shropshire village of Clun and miles of wonderful walks waiting to be explored with Offas Dyke on the doorstep. Plenty of character and a log burner for winter breaks. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Tucked away in a secluded position close to the river banks, this characterful holiday cottage provides a cosy retreat just for two. With log burner, heaps of character, fantastic walks (direct access onto Offas Dyke) and glorious Shropshire countryside all around, Mill Stream Cottage provides all the right ingredients to relax and unwind. Just three miles from Clun. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Treat your family and your friends to a holiday in this fabulous self catering rental in the heart of Montgomery in the Welsh Marches. The Old Post Office has been beautifully restored and modernised yet still retains its original Georgian elegance and charm. Accommodation includes four bedrooms and two bathrooms on the upper two floors and a huge, open plan living/dining and kitchen area on the ground floor. There are fantastic walks around Montgomery, with more walking and cycling opportunities in the nearby Shropshire Hills. It's perfect for lazy summer holidays and equally wonderful for a cosy stay in winter and over Christmas.
Its welcoming hospitality and superb local produce makes Shropshire popular with those who enjoy fine dining. The thriving market town of Ludlow has gained a reputation for being a foodie’s paradise with its annual food festival and Michelin star restaurants. This vibrant town bustles with festivals and events throughout the year and embraces the whole foodie culture with great independent shops, a market place open four days a week and numerous eating establishments, transforming mouth-watering local produce into culinary delights.
Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire and the birthplace of Charles Darwin. Set amongst glorious rolling countryside, Shrewsbury is one of England’s finest medieval market towns. Its cobbled streets are lined with black and white timber-framed buildings that provide a haven for shoppers with independent and designer shops to browse. With its lovely riverside walks, famous Shrewsbury Abbey, museums and great selection of cafes, bars and restaurants, Shrewsbury is a must to visit!
Other popular attractions in and around Shropshire include: the Ironbridge Gorge Museums, the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution set within the beautiful Severn Valley; the quintessential medieval town of Much Wenlock; the Severn Valley Railway and numerous remains of ruined abbeys, hillforts, Roman cities and castles.
With its good range of holiday accommodation and a convenient central location, Shropshire is an ideal holiday destination at any time of the year and if you are still undecided, find out more.