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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?

Shrewsbury

Summer House Holiday Home

The Summer House on Raby’s Shropshire Estate is an Octagonal Tower built in around 1607 by Sir Francis Newport was originally used as a banqueting house for entertaining his guests to dinner. This Grade II listed tower provides a very private and unique getaway, set in the rolling Shropshire countryside. It offers excellent views to […]

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Shrewsbury

Hencote

Hencote Accomodation With incredible views overlooking Shrewsbury Town and the outer Shropshire Hills, Hencote Wine Estate can provide so much more than just luxury accommodation. With arranged private Vineyard Tours and Wine Tastings, and guaranteed dining reservations for either The Balcony at Hencote, or The View at Hencote, we can provide everything you need for […]

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Waters Upton

Lower House Barns

Our 3 luxury holiday lets are set in the beautiful Shropshire countryside. Located on a quiet country lane adjacent to a vineyard, working arable farm and livery yard you’ll find Lower House Barns. Surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, and with the local pub serving delicious food less than a mile away, our Shropshire holiday lets […]

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Ellesmere

Gadlas Park Holiday Cabins

About Gadlas Park, Ellesmere Nestled peacefully in the wonderful Shropshire countryside, this exclusive cluster of luxury lodges offers the perfect escape for couples or families looking to kick back and relax in an idyllic location. Situated within close proximity Ellesmere, home to its glistening mere and traditional country pubs, each accommodation has been carefully positioned […]

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Shrewsbury

The Haughmond

A modern coaching inn, with proper food, great wine and a friendly, comfortable atmosphere… the kind of place we enjoy ourselves!  Whether you are looking for coffee, lunch, dinner, drinks, for a celebration or somewhere to lay your head join us in the picturesque village of Upton Magna, just a few miles from Shrewsbury. 

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Clun

White Horse Inn, Clun

Hi we are Jack, Hannah and Liz Limond the proud proprietors of The White Horse Inn since 2001. Our small 16th century inn is on Clun’s ancient market square. We have a great pub and have been working over the past years to make it even better for you and our local community. We have […]

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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 have 2 holiday cottages available here at Grove Farm.  The 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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Ludlow

Meadow Barn, Nr Ludlow

Meadow Barn is an exceptionally spacious and characterful detached  5 star barn conversion with three bedrooms and three bathrooms located just 5 miles from the beautiful market town of Ludlow. The property is equipped and furnished to a very high standard throughout with solid oak flooring and retaining many original features including exposed beams in […]

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Lydbury North

Walcot Hall

Walcot Hall is a Georgian country house steeped in history. The building alone makes for one of the most unusual wedding venues in Shropshire, however, Walcot Hall is also a family home. Its business is not exclusively weddings, but it is no surprise that it ranks as one of England’s top wedding venues. The Hall […]

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TELFORD

The Hayloft at Sleapford Farm

A Visit England 4 Star Gold awarded luxury holiday cottage situated just 4 miles to the north of Wellington, The Hayloft is perfectly located to explore the beautiful Shropshire countryside.  Set within the grounds of the owner’s home and with wonderful views over open Shropshire countryside to the South and the Wrekin, The Hayloft provides […]

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Shrewsbury

Burlton Cottages

Just 20 minutes from Shrewsbury, the three 4/5 Star Gold Awarded stylish holiday cottages, swimming pool and luxury spa are set on a friendly, family-run private farming estate in the heart of the north Shropshire countryside. Burlton Cottages and Spa offers unspoilt peace, tranquillity and escapism; it’s the perfect rural retreat at any time of […]

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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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Craven Arms

Orchard Cottage

Idyllically located in a lovely hamlet in the heart of the glorious South Shropshire rolling countryside, yet conveniently situated just minutes from the A49. Orchard Cottage is a delightful, comfortable and tastefully furnished cottage, maintained to nationally recognized four star standards. It offers privacy, ideal central location, homely environment and beautiful secluded gardens. There are lovely […]

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