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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 | Sleeps 2 | Shrewsbury The Summer House and Octagonal Tower built in around 1607 by Sir Francis Newport was originally used as a banqueting house for entertaining his guests to dinner. Unfortunately the main house was destroyed by a fire and never rebuilt and therefore The Summer House is the only […]

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Bridgnorth

Pheasant Inn

Superb Shropshire Food in a real Country Local, restored and now owned by the Community The Pheasant is a stunning Shropshire dining pub with rooms which dates back to the 18th century. Closed for almost 9 years, this quintessential country inn is now open again and welcoming villagers and visitors from far and wide. The […]

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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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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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Church Stretton

Wilstone Cottage

Church Stretton 4.9 miles. Hidden within the magnificent landscapes of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you will find the stunning Wilstone Cottage. Wilstone Cottage sits at the foot of the iconic Caer Caradoc Hill; the hill offers panoramic views of the Wrekin, Wenlock Edge and The Long Mynd! The summit has an […]

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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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Ludlow

Sutton Court House & Holiday Cottages

Sutton Court House and holiday cottages are situated just 5 miles from the beautiful market town of Ludlow in the stunning Shropshire countryside. We have 6 individual cosy cottages set around our beautiful 16th century farmhouse in a courtyard setting. Offering the perfect accommodation for your holiday in Shropshire throughout the year. Beautifully furnished throughout […]

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Market Drayton

Peatswood Clockhouse

“The Clockhouse is the perfect escape to relax with family and friends!” Part of the Peatswood Estate, the Peatswood Clockhouse is set within 500 acres of stunning parkland and farmland, with far reaching views of Shropshire and Staffordshire. Formerly a stable block to the now deceased Peatswood Hall, the four bedroom Clockhouse provides light-filled living […]

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Cleobury Mortimer

Broome Park Farm B&B

Broome Park Farm is a working farm, located in the southern most corner of the County, close to the Worcestershire and Herefordshire borders. The spacious guest accommodation offers 2 ensuite guest bedrooms, with exclusive use of a private sitting and dining room. Guests are offered a teatray of homemade cakes and tea or coffee on […]

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Whitchurch

Combermere Abbey

Step inside the Combermere Abbey Estate – Treat yourself to the Simple Pleasures in Life and Leave refreshed and rejuvenated.  Steeped in a thousand years of English history, come and explore acres of rolling parkland and ancient woodlands alongside spectacular Gothic architecture and enchanting waters an, just waiting for you to discover them down a […]

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Myddle

Shropshire Floats

When in Shropshire, why not book a Floatation and Seychelles sunroom session. We’re located just 7 miles north of Shrewsbury or 35minutes from the Ironbridge. 2 pods can be booked for the same time Floatation therapy is a unique relaxation treatment designed to give your mind and body the complete freedom to unwind and heal. […]

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Atcham

Love2Stay - Touring

Opened in 2017, Love2Stay is a Caravan and Motorhome Club Affiliated Site on the outskirts of Shrewsbury, Shropshire. A touring site and ‘glamping’ village, set in 22 acres of landscaped grounds close to the England-Wales border, it boasts sleek, modern architecture and superb facilities. All of our touring pitches are fully serviced, hard standing pitches […]

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Oswestry

School Farm Holidays

We are a small family run site offering unique luxury self catering glamping pods & a self catering cabin holiday accommodation surrounded by the glorious Shropshire countryside. All of the Pods and Cabin offer double or triple glazed windows and are centrally heated, with large kitchens and bathrooms to ensure comfort for all the family […]

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Winter sunrise from the Wrekin ❤️ 

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Embark on a journey through Ludlow's enchanting streets on a sunny Saturday market day! 🌞✨ 

Witness the lively atmosphere as local traders bring colors and flavors to the scene. Explore quaint independent shops, bask in the aromatic charm of cafes, and savor culinary delights at local restaurants. 

Ludlow's picturesque streets are a canvas of culture waiting to be explored! 🛍️🍽️ 

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"🏰✨ Dive into the heart of Shrewsbury's Castle Quarter – the epicenter of history and grandeur! 🏰 Home to four of the town's largest historic treasures – Shrewsbury Castle, Library, Prison, and Train Station. 

Did you know Shrewsbury Castle's foundations were laid in 1083 by the 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, Roger de Montgomery? 
Montgomery, a cousin of William the Conqueror, earned this castle and more as a thank-you for his aid during the Norman conquest.

From royal stronghold to a 16th-century transformation, Shrewsbury Castle has quite the story. Now, it stands majestically, housing the Shropshire Regimental Museum. 👑🏰 Ready to step into the pages of history?

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