Welcome to The Bringewood, a unique and luxurious approach to self catering accommodation near Ludlow, Shropshire. Set in 250 acres of unique, unspoilt countryside of south Shropshire and north Herefordshire, there are simply stunning views from The Bringewood holiday lets, down the valley into Mid Wales. The Bringewood comprises six luxury apartments to provide large group accommodation for up to 22 guests (28 with sofa beds). With ample space for car parking, a dining room to seat 28, a large lounge area that can seat 30 comfortably and two terraces which can sit 40, The Bringewood offers stunning large group accommodation for every occasion.
Buttercups Hayloft is a combination of two cottages. Buttercups sleeping 10 guests and 2 infants across 6 bedrooms and Hayloft sleeping 6 guests across 3 bedrooms. Dining for 16 however, is located in Buttercups with comfortable dining for all with oak chairs and wooden dining table, perfect for a large gathering of friends and family. Buttercups has 6 bedrooms, all on the first floor but with a downstairs cloak room. The bedrooms are accessed via two staircases. The staircase to the left of the cottage takes you to a Double Bedroom with en-suite Shower room, a Double Bedroom and a Single Bedroom that are serviced by a good sized family bathroom. The staircase to the right takes you to another large Double Bedroom with an en-suite Shower Room, a Single Bedroom and a Twin Bedroom that are serviced by a good sized family bathroom. Hayloft has a Master Bedroom with King Sized bed and an en-suite bathroom, a Double Bedroom and a room with custom made Bunk Beds, which is serviced by a large
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 Dairy 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. Guests can opt to take out Booking Protect insurance to protect their bookings. 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.
Bank House is a large Georgian townhouse in Bishop's Castle, within walking distance of independent shops, cafes, bars, and England's oldest brewery. It sleeps ten people in five ensuite bedrooms with the potential to sleep up to 14 if required. The layout is ideal for extended families and friends celebrating a milestone event or in the area for a wedding. Bishops Castle is a top choice for a walking or cycling holiday, being on the Shropshire Way and close to Offa's Dyke, Long Mynd, Stiperstones, Bury Ditches, and Mitchell's Fold.
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.
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 Gold award winning holiday cottage set in a peaceful waterside location. This cottage is close to a canalside village with tearooms and a Nature Reserve with woodland walks. National Trust houses and gardens are close by including Wollerton and Hodnet Hall gardens. There are numerous walks within 10 minutes away including the Sandstone Trail and The Shropshire Way and Whitchurch is a Walkers Welcome Town.RAF Cosford , Dorothy Clive Gardens and Ironbridge are just some of the places that you can visit whilst staying here. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
Under occupancy discounted stays available for 2-4 guests. Award winning luxury self-catering holiday cottage that has been featured as one of the top places to stay by The Telegraph. Puddle Duck Cottage is located in the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the World’s first cast iron bridge and birthplace of the industrial revolution, featuring 10 award winning museums.
Stylish barn conversion in rural Shropshire, 10 minutes from Bridgnorth and within easy reach of Ludlow and Ironbridge. Harry's House provides holiday accommodation for up to six people in three ensuite bedrooms, with a suitable layout for friends or families. The views have to be seen to be believed, and there are plenty of opportunities to get out and explore on foot, bicycle or horseback. This is a wonderful holiday destination all year round, with some guests visiting at different times to experience the views in all seasons.
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
The Barn at Lower Beach is a perfect, romantic “away from it all” holiday retreat for two in a brand new stylish apartment conversion set in glorious countryside near Bishops Castle within the beautiful Shropshire Hills (AONB). Lovely walking, wonderful wildlife, stunning views, easy for Ludlow and Shrewsbury. All the right ingredients for a relaxing holiday.
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.
Tucked away in a secluded position close to the river banks, this characterful holiday cottage provides a cosy retreat just for two. With a 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
A pet friendly 4 Star holiday home just ten minutes away from Audlem village where you can enjoy lovely canal walks and 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
Popular towns in and around Shropshire:Bishop's CastleBishops CastleBridgnorthClunCraven ArmsEllesmereLlanfairwaterdineLudlowMarket DraytonMinsterleyMontgomeryNewportOswestryShrewsburyWhitchurch
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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.