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Although Shropshire could be considered a quiet corner of England, this rural county near the Welsh border has plenty of visitor attractions, a rich cultural and historical heritage, beautiful gardens and fascinating museums.

Shropshire has many picturesque historical towns and villages, for example Ludlow, which John Betjeman once described as “the loveliest town in England”. This bustling market town has a huge number of listed buildings, mostly from the Georgian period, fine restaurants, traditional inns and speciality shops.

Shrewsbury, the counties principal town is of Saxon heritage which was further developed by the Tudors. Located close to the River Severn the town is renowned for its castle, rising spires, abbey and green open parkland. It's also the perfect place to see some wonderful medieval buildings.

The county is the epitome of the most perfect rural countryside you can find, a place that has been formed over millions of years into a tranquil landscape of rolling hills and river gorges. Speaking of which the Iron Bridge Gorge Museums are a series of museums located in the Iron Bridge Gorge near the town of Telford. It's here that the beginning of the industrial revolution first took hold. Spanning the River Severn the outdoor and indoor museums offer a fascinating glimpse into the past.

The regions strategic location tells the tale of a turbulent past, evidenced by the hill forts, earthworks and castles which can be found throughout the Welsh borders. These include Ludlow Castle which was built in the 11th century and the Iron Age Hill Fort at Oswestry which covers some forty acres. Moreton Corbet Castle built in the 13th century was later extended in the 16th century. As well as these fascinating structures to Shropshire's past, the county has some lovely English Heritage properties like Stokesay Castle.

Other great days out ideas include a visit to the RAF Museum at Cosford, where you can see over 70 historical aircraft housed in 3 wartime hangers including world's oldest Spitfire and Lincoln Bomber. For more nostalgia visit the Severn Valley Railway, which run steam trains along the line from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster.

So if you hanker after a relaxing self-catering break in a most beautiful, untouched part of England, take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Shropshire today.

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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
1
Lavender Cottage Ref: 26497

Originally a farm building built around 1890, this detached holiday cottage now lovingly converted to provide a very good level of accommodation for couples wishing to enjoy the delights of Shropshire, and glorious countryside near to the Welsh Borders. The Severn Way, walking, cycling and touring are all on the doorstep. Golf can also be found locally. Shrewsbury is one of England’s finest medieval market towns, packed with timber-framed black and white buildings including the castle, now a regimental museum and Shrewsbury Abbey. The River Severn forms a loop around the town centre offering gentle riverside walks or guided walks or a trip on the pleasure boat, Sabrina. Shop, pub and restaurant 2/3 mile.

Ground floor: Step to living/dining room. Kitchen. First floor: 1 double (5ft) bedroom. Shower room with toilet.

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels included. Freesat TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. iPod dock. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer. Shared sitting-out area. Parking (1 car). Pet free of charge (kept on a lead). No smoking. Friday to Friday.

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£231-£554
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1

This beautiful 18th-century single-storey holiday cottage, one of a pair, stands in an elevated position. It enjoys lovely views over the Teme Valley and surrounding farmland, just 2 miles from historic Ludlow. An open air market is regularly held and there is splendid walking, cycling and riding in nearby Mortimer’s Forest and Offa’s Dyke, with golf and horse racing locally. Midland Safari Park and Ironbridge 1 hour’s drive. Shop 1 mile.

Beamed living room with wood-burning stove and patio doors. Beamed dining room. Large well-equipped kitchen with tiled floor. Double bedroom with additional single bed (for +1 child). Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Separate toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove – initial fuel included, thereafter £4 per basket
  • Electricity, electricity rads, bed linen, towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Small patio, terrace, furniture
  • Parking (2 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Shared use of owners’ partially enclosed heated swimming pool (10ft x 18ft), open 4 July to 4 September, 9am–7pm
  • Ground floor facilities
  • Friday to Friday

Note: Charlie Woods Barn (RNC) can be booked together with Rhyse Cottage (RNE) to sleep up to 9 people

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£0-£0
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2

Peacefully situated within the extensive grounds of the Pitchford Estate, these three properties offer superb holiday accommodation. Windy Mundy Farm (RNG) has been converted from an 18th-century threshing barn and deer shelter and is located on an old deer park at the centre of the estate. Built on top of a south-facing hill overlooking Row Brook, and part of a working arable farm, it is surrounded by fields of wheat and barley and has spectacular, far-reaching views towards the Shropshire hills. Enclosed by a long stone wall, the farm has its own courtyard garden with a terrace and barbecue. Stockbatch Granary (RJ6) is reached by a mile-long drive passing through the mixed arable land of Stockbatch Farm, with its fields of corn encircled by woodland. It comprises an 18th-century granary, clapperboard barn, stables and cowsheds, and nestles on a south-facing slope, at the bottom of which a stream wends its way gently along. A courtyard garden enclosed by a red sandstone wall provides a pleasant sitting-out area from which to survey the countryside views. Tree House Barn (RDDJ) is a sensitively restored detached barn conversion which enjoys views of the world famous Pitchford Tree House (the oldest tree house in the world).
Within 6 miles of each property is historic Shrewsbury with its fascinating architecture, castle, museums, fine shops and wealth of traditional inns and restaurants. Easily accessible is popular Church Stretton, and Shropshire’s finest town Ludlow, framed by the gentle Clee Hills, with its impressive castle, magnificent church, many half-timbered buildings and Georgian red-brick houses. Bridgnorth has what is reputed to be the steepest cliff railway in Britain and superb cliff-top walks overlooking the River Severn below. From here, during summer, the Severn Valley Railway’s steam train chugs the scenic 16-mile route to Kidderminster. Attingham Park (NT), Benthall Hall (NT), Ironbridge Gorge and the old market town of Much Wenlock (with its medieval priory) are all within easy driving distance. Riding, sailing, fishing, golf, pubs and restaurants locally. Shop 2 miles, pub 6 miles.

Open-plan wood-panelled living/dining room with kitchen area and tiled floor. Double bedroom with open-plan en-suite bathroom with toilet. Twin bedroom with open-plan en-suite shower room with toilet.

  • Full underfloor central heating by air source heat pump included
  • Satellite TV
  • Washer/dryer
  • Large garden with patio
  • Natural water supply from well

  • Electricity, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Ample parking
  • Ground floor facilities

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£326-£842
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2

A fantastic conversion set in Dudleston at the heart of North Shropshire.

These two semi-detached barn conversions (29363 and 29364), adjacent to the owners’ home, are set in a quiet and peaceful location - an ideal holiday base for exploring Shropshire and the surrounding borderland counties of Cheshire and North Wales. Guests will be able to enjoy the hot tub within the shared grounds and each property has its own private designated patio areas. Nearby tourist attractions include the picturesque Ellesmere Lakes, Old Hill Fort Oswestry, Park Hall working farm and Hawkstone Park. Go go-karting, paintballing and canoeing on the Shropshire canal, or visit historic Shrewsbury, with the River Severn flowing through. Across the border is North Wales, where guests will find Chirk Castle and Erddig (NT). The popular town of Llangollen is famous for its Eisteddfod motor museum, horse drawn barges and canal boat rides, plus the steam railway and white water rafting. In Cheshire, visit Chester Zoo, Bangor-on-Dee and Chester race courses. Also Pistyll Rhaeadr, the highest waterfall in Wales is close to Oswestry. Shop, pub and restaurant 3 miles.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 1 double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Both properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair on request. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Patio. Shared grounds. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Hot tub. Kennel available. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

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£213-£675
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0
Damson Lodge Ref: W41298

Rural location

This holiday property has been designed with couples in mind and allows them all extra living space in the large south facing sun lounge to the rear of the property. A superb central location ideal for visiting the main tourist sites of historic Ludlow, Bridgnorth, Much Wenlock and Ironbridge. There are many village pubs and eating houses locally to choose from, and things to do include, Acton Scott Working Farm, Secret Hills Discovery Centre, Ludlow Castle race course and of course many quaint shops, Wroxeter vineyards, Ironbridge Gorge museum and Blists Hill. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 0.5 miles.

All on ground floor: Living room with French doors. Dining room/
conservatory with patio doors. Kitchen. 1 double (5ft) bedroom. Shower room with toilet.

Oil central heating and electricity included (£20per week November-March). Bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. Satellite TV (full package). DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer. Patio and furniture. Parking (2 cars). NB: Stream in garden.

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£150-£365
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
3

This spacious single-storey converted barn is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Corve Dale, on a working family farm, where lambing takes place from mid-February to April. Adjoining a barn and beamed throughout, it boasts its own large garden as well as an enclosed courtyard. Centrally located for touring, the property is within easy reach of Shrewsbury, Ludlow and Ironbridge. Superb walking, riding, golf and fishing are all available locally. Shop 4 miles, pub 5 miles.

Step to entrance. Large living room with French windows to garden. Large kitchen/dining room. Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower cubicle and toilet. Cloakroom with toilet.

  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Enclosed garden with patio and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Farmland grounds
  • Ample parking
  • Cycle store
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities

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£332-£612
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
The Old Sawmill Ref: E3311

Set in the Clun valley, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this converted property was originally part of an old sawmill. Now providing spacious and tastefully furnished accommodation of a high standard, it makes a wonderfully relaxing base, ideal for walkers and cyclists – the Offa’s Dyke long distance footpath can be joined nearby. Ludlow, home to many renowned restaurants, a splendid castle and an annual festival, is just 13 miles away as is historic Church Stretton. Shrewsbury, Hereford and the Ironbridge Gorge Museum are all well worth exploring. E3311 (The Old Saw Mill) can be booked together with E3974 (Little Brampton) to sleep up to 26+18 people. Shop 2 miles, pub 0.5 miles.

All on ground floor: Living/dining room with double sofa bed. Kitchen with breakfast area. 2 bedrooms, 1 double (four poster), 1 twin with additional single. Bathroom with toilet. Shower room with toilet.

Oil CH, elec and bed linen inc. Satellite TV (basic package). Cot. Video. DVD. M/wave. Washer/dryer. D/washer. F/freezer. Wi-fi. Garden, patio and furniture. BBQ. Parking. Hot tub. Sauna. Wheelchair access.

Note: E3974 (Little Brampton) and E3311 (The Old Saw Mill) can be booked together to sleep up to 26+18 people.

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£465-£950
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
1
Pets
1
Hope Cottage Ref: 14141


A well positioned stone holiday cottage at a midway point on the Powys/Shropshire border between the popular towns of Clun, famous for its castle, and Knighton, a town on the Offa’s Dyke path with its pretty timber framed buildings many dating back to the 17th century, its narrow sharply climbing streets lined with antique shops and a good selection of coffee houses and traditional inns, plus of course its strong connection to Owain Glendwr. Visitors can easily enjoy trips to nearby Ludlow with its castle, racecourse and numerous festivals. Enjoy a trip to Bishop’s Castle with its market town and home brewers, Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Carding Mill Valley, Ironbridge, Bridgenorth, Attingham Park (NT) and Shewsbury. Other places of interest include Presteigne, home to the Judges Lodging, Churchstoke Country park, Powys Castle (NT) and Llanfair Light Railway. Shops and pub 2 miles.

Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. First floor: 1 double bedroom with additional single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Woodburner in living/dining room (initial fuel included). NSH, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Satellite TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Freezer. Payphone. Landscaped gardens with patio and furniture. Parking (1 car). One well-behaved dog welcome (sheep country), free of charge. No smoking.

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£184-£554
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0

Ash Barn, the end of a row, nestles in tranquil, unspoilt countryside and enjoys outstanding views of the Welsh borders. Accessed by a narrow lane, the holiday property is surrounded by beautiful scenery and miles of paths and bridleways. Nearby is Offa’s Dyke Path and the towns of Oswestry and Shrewsbury are within easy reach. There are Wildlife Trust walks, museums, castles and gardens, as well as steam railways to visit. Trefonen village is 2 miles away with shop, post office and pub.

Living/dining room with wood-burning stove in inglenook. Well-equipped kitchen with quarry-tiled floor. Utility. First floor: Double bedroom, en-suite shower room with toilet and wooden floor. Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom, over-bath shower, toilet and wooden floor. Beamed throughout.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available at cost
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot on request
  • High chair
  • Freeview TV
  • Radio/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Small enclosed lawned garden with patio, terrace and furniture
  • Shared 20-acre grounds
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Natural water supply from spring
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Sloping banks and 4 steps in garden and grounds

WAS
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£332-£612
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0
The Bothy Ref: E2934

In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this historic 18th-century, Grade II listed cottage stands in the centre of the charming village of Clun, just a short stroll from two pubs serving excellent food and shops offering local produce. Skilfully restored in rustic style, with oak beams throughout and large inglenook fireplace in the living room. It enjoys a private patio and shared use of spacious lawned gardens leading down to the River Clun. Excellent circular walks are close by, and Ludlow (with gourmet restaurants), Shrewsbury and Ironbridge are easily accessible.

Ground floor: Living room/dining area/kitchen. Steep stairs to first floor: Double galleried bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower attachment, toilet and sloping ceiling.

Gas wood burner in living room inc. Elec heaters, elec, bed linen and towels inc. DVD. Stereo/CD. T/cot. H/chair. M/wave. Payphone. Patio and furniture. Shared garden. Parking. Fishing foc. No smoking. NB: Unfenced river in grounds.

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£245-£523
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
0
Pets
0

Situated down a quiet country lane adjoining the owner’s thatched cottage, these studio apartments (refs 26236 and 26480) make for an ideal holiday retreat. They both have patio areas which overlook the fields and open countryside beyond. Well positioned for exploring the delights of Shropshire including Ironbridge, Bridgnorth, Ludlow and medieval Shrewsbury, renowned for its historic buildings, huge variety of shops, eateries, wine bars and Theatre Severn. Guests can enjoy walks from the door or a little further afield is Church Stretton’s gateway to the Long Mynd and Cardingmill Valley, ever popular tourist areas. Horse riding nearby. Shop 5 miles, pub and restaurant 2½ miles.

All on first floor: Living room/bedroom area with double bed. Kitchen. Shower room with toilet.

Satellite TV. Wi-fi. Decked area. Garden with summerhouse. NB: Steps to decked area.

Both properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Barbecue. Parking (1 car). Cycle store. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Well in grounds.

WAS
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£212-£499
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
18
Bedrooms
8
Pets
0
Halford Big Barn Ref: 10359

This superb, detached barn conversion is one of those uniquely rare properties that can accommodate the larger of family parties in true comfort and style! Its spacious living rooms, generous en-suite bedrooms (some of which suit partially handicapped guests), and wealth of extra facilities will delight guests, and the property retains many character beams, with fine joinery and decor. There are separate stairs to 2 ’wings’, so plenty of room to spread out. An ideal base for a year-round holiday, with fine walks to Stokesay Castle, a short drive to Wenlock Edge and Long Mynd, and about half an hour from Ironbridge museums. Offa’s Dyke and Clun are nearby. The village of Craven Arms has some charming and historic houses, including a round house, thought to be a recognisable rest house for pilgrim’s travelling between Wigmore and Shrewsbury Abbeys. Knighton, Bishops Castle, medieval Ludlow, home to nearly 500 listed buildings are within easy reach. There is half a mile of coarse fishing within walking distance. Shops, pubs and restaurants ¾ mile.

Ground floor: Living room with beams. Second living room. Dining room. Dining room/kitchen. Utility room. 2 double bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet, one with additional single and en-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Separate toilet. First floor wing: 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with corner bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Second staircase to separate first floor wing: 3 bedrooms: 2 double, one with additional single and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating, NSH, electricity and bed linen included. Two cots. High chair. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Lawn and grassed area. Large courtyard with patio and chairs. Barbecue. Ample parking. No smoking. Family bookings only. NB: The first floor wings are not interconnecting.

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£799-£2006
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