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Shropshire as a rural retreat: plan your hideaway holiday here

Shropshire is one of Great Britain’s last rural idylls – a perfect retreat from a busy life in the modern world. In many parts of the county our landscape is sweeping, green and timeless. Much of south Shropshire is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Feel your shoulders dropping and your everyday cares drift away as you admire Shropshire’s hills, ancient and steadfast. Stay in a Shropshire shepherd’s hut, log cabin, glamping destination or bunkhouse and immerse yourself in true rural beauty. You’ll find sights and wonders in Shropshire that you may never have seen before. Visit the mysterious stone circle of Mitchell’s Fold on Stapeley Hill. Explore the meres and mosses of north Shropshire. On the atmospheric plateau of the Long Mynd you might encounter wild ponies, grazing in the heathland. Discover exquisite churches and chapels, far away from or disproportionate in size to the tiny villages they now serve. Look for castles and castle ruins, recalling Shropshire’s border legacy and ancient feuds with Wales. Quiet and beautiful, Shropshire is an ideal honeymoon destination. Escape to a Shropshire cottage or country hotel, just you and your new husband or wife. Dine in a cosy pub. Go stargazing in the hills. Visit a romantic stately home and wander in its luscious gardens. Walk hand in hand for miles without encountering another human being. Perhaps you’d like to hire bikes or even a tandem, and explore the Severn Gorge on two wheels. Whatever your plans for your English honeymoon, rural Shropshire is the perfect place to start married life, far from the cares of the everyday world. Are you ready for your rural retreat in beautiful Shropshire?

Church Strettton

Oaklands Campsite

Welcome to Oaklands. A  back to basics campsite nestling under the wenlock Edge within the Shropshire Hills, set in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty. (No bright lights or disco’s here). Let your mind drift into  starry skies infront of a firepit. (Logs and fire surround supplied). Try your luck fishing on our 2 lakes,  […]

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Nr Leintwardine

Mocktree Barns Holiday Cottages

At Mocktree Barns we have five character cottages set amidst the beautiful Shropshire Hills and border Marches, on the edge of the Downton Castle Estate and Mortimer Forest. Mocktree has stunning walks, cycling and views from the doorstep and is a great central location, 6 miles from Ludlow, for exploring south Shropshire, nearby historic properties […]

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Shrewsbury

Little Springs Farm Cottage

A haven of peace and tranquility, a get-away-from-it-all retreat set in beautiful countryside with stunning views over Wenlock Edge. Perfect for a romantic break or as a base for walking and exploring. Close to the ancient market towns of Much Wenlock and Shrewsbury, and just 1½ hours West of Birmingham. The stone Cottage is a […]

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Ellesmere

Brynallt Country Park

The Luxury Log Cabin sits in a five-acre paddock in the grounds of a large country estate in Welsh Frankton and is the ideal location for a relaxing stress-free holiday for both you and your pets. Here you can just stay in the cabin or be more adventurous and visit some local places of interest. […]

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Market Drayton

Fordhall Farm

Spend a magical holiday in our Shropshire-made Mongolian yurts, privately situated on our 140 acre organic farm in North Shropshire’s Tern Valley. Our two yurts are interconnected, providing the perfect getaway for up to six people. One is used as the bedroom and the other the living space. We only rent this as one unit, […]

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Shrewsbury

Grove Farm Holiday Cottages

Welcome to Grove Farm, our family home and converted holiday cottages just outside the beautiful market town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire. We currently have 3 holiday cottages available here at Grove Farm.  Our smaller cottages  – Beech and Chestnut – are perfect for couples, with one bedroom each, spacious bathroom and living area, and cosy log burners. Perfect for a romantic break […]

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Nantwich

Combermere Abbey

Step inside the Combermere Abbey Estate Where dreams come true and memories are made Steeped in a thousand years of English history, come and explore acres of rolling parkland, walled gardens and ancient woodlands alongside spectacular Gothic architecture, enchanting waters and a breathtaking Edwardian Glasshouse, just waiting for you to discover them. Fall in love […]

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Bridgnorth

The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast Near Ludlow

A 5*country house bed and breakfast in the beautiful Shropshire Hills near Ludlow. A place to relax and unwind while enjoying the comforts of gracious country living at a slower pace of life. We have tea on the terrace in summer or curl up in front of a log fire in winter. 3 luxury rooms […]

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Leominster

Cruckbarn

We hope you’ll have an unforgettable holiday in this quiet, hilltop, rural retreat. Enjoy breakfast with beautiful views over Shropshire and Herefordshire, and out to the hills near Ludlow. Roam Cruckbarn’s woodland and field, or explore the country walks behyond. Star gaze at night by the camp fire, or cosy up inside around the log-burner. […]

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Craven Arms

Great Hagley Holiday Accommodation with Activities

A small country estate nestled in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the South Shropshire countryside. The Estate has two properties, The Annex and The Bunkhouse, which are available to rent for long weekends or week-long holidays. Whether you’re enjoying an escape for two in The Annex or bunking down with 20 of your […]

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Oswestry

Lion Quays Resort

Welcome to Lion Quays Resort A natural antidote to everyday life set by the waterside in Oswestry, Shropshire. Lion Quays Resort is a truly magnificent setting for a romantic holiday, a pampered weekend away or a family stay in the stunning Shropshire countryside. Lion Quays also proves as an amazing waterside setting for business meetings […]

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Ellesmere

Castle Farm Holidays Shropshire

Welcome to Castle Farm – a tranquil and picturesque development of holiday cottages and glamping accommodation in between  the lakeside town of Ellesmere and Oswestry in the beautiful North Shropshire countryside. Our two semi-detached cottages,:- Woodpecker is fully accessible for disabled guests, sleep 5 guests. Nuthatch sleeps 4 guests, BOTH have their own private hot […]

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Shifnal

Haughton Hall Hotel & Leisure Club

Accommodation, Wedding & Events Venue in Shifnal, rural Shropshire One of Shropshire’s best loved hotels, situated just 10 minutes from Telford, Haughton Hall Hotel and Leisure Club offers relaxing, stylish accommodation; a fully equipped Leisure Club; an elegant hotel restaurant and first class conference and banqueting facilities. Combined with it’s spectacular setting in 35 acres […]

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