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Shropshire

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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29 cottages are available
  • Newton-on-the-Hill, near Shrewsbury×

    The Granary

    Newton-on-the-Hill, near Shrewsbury

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    Ref: UKC533
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed


    This finely converted, semi-detached former barn is set in the grounds of a Georgian farmhouse, Hill Farm, in...

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  • Corfton, Craven Arms×

    Corfton View

    Corfton, Craven Arms

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    Ref: RFF8
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine

    This is a beautiful example of a half timbered house with open aspect to the rear, overlooking the Shropshire...

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  • Cleobury Mortimer, near Ludlow×

    Ellinor House

    Cleobury Mortimer, near Ludlow

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    Ref: 25388
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Dishwasher - Washing Machine

    This terraced holiday property is one of the few remaining Georgian town houses situated in the market town of...

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  • Welshampton, near Ellesmere×

    Bougheys Barn

    Welshampton, near Ellesmere

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    Ref: UKC526
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - Rural Location

    Located in the owner’s grounds, Bougheys Barn is perfectly placed in the picturesque village of Welshampton, on...

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  • Plealey, Shrewsbury×

    The Olde Granary

    Plealey, Shrewsbury

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    Ref: E4298
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Rural Location

    Dating back to 1600 and bursting with character and charm, these tastefully converted barns retain many of their...

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  • Alkington, near Whitchurch×

    Buttercup’s Haybarn

    Alkington, near Whitchurch

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    Ref: UKC873
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimmingpool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Indoor Swimming Pool - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Dating back to the 17th century, this delightful, detached barn conversion is set around a courtyard, along with...

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  • Alkington, near Whitchurch×

    Oliver’s Mill

    Alkington, near Whitchurch

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    Ref: 30919
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimmingpool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Indoor Swimming Pool - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location


    Dating back to the 17th century, this delightful barn conversion is set around a courtyard on a 100-acre,...

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  • Cressage, nr. Shrewsbury×

    Applewood

    Cressage, nr. Shrewsbury

    10
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    Ref: W44090
    Key Features:
    - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue


    Located in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, this detached holiday property has been thoughtfully...

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  • Market Drayton×

    Bulkeley Wing

    Market Drayton

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    Ref: RD8
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - Rural Location


    Built in 1695 by Bulkeley Mackworth on the site of a much older house inherited from his grandmother’s...

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  • Llansilin, near Oswestry×

    Craigllwyn Farmhouse

    Llansilin, near Oswestry

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    Ref: 29720
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Rural Location

    A tranquil, rural location
    Ideal for families or groups wishing to explore the local countryside
    Hot tub...

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  • Acton Scott, near Church Stretton×

    The Acton Scott Estate - The Shooting Lodge

    Acton Scott, near Church Stretton

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    Ref: RNP
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue

    A finely restored and spacious character property situated in its own private grounds, commanding uninterrupted...

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  • Ty Broughton, near Whitchurch×

    Drury Lane Barn

    Ty Broughton, near Whitchurch

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    Ref: RKK3
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimmingpool - Car parking on site - Luxury Property - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Indoor Swimming Pool - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Drury Lane Barn is a fine example of a detached, traditional barn that has been sympathetically converted by its...

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