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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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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

Riverside Inn

New for 2021, Greene King Inns welcomed the Riverside Inn, Shrewsbury, to the family.  At the postcard-perfect Riverside Inn, you will feel instantly at home with a warm welcome, exceptional service, delicious pub classics and expertly curated drinks. The charming grade II-listed Inn boasts idyllic views over the River Severn and fascinating heritage around the […]

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Dorrington

Wisteria Cottages, Ryton

Welcome to Wisteria Cottages – our beautifully presented, self catering cottages are located in the tranquil village of Ryton, between Shrewsbury and Church Stretton.  Each cottage accommodates 2 people and has a fully quipped kitchen, large double bedroom and bathroom.  With stunning views over the South Shropshire Hills, the cottages are ideally located to visit […]

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Oswestry

wild conTENTment

An eco-friendly campsite offering 10 large pitches with bell-tents and luxurious and quirky en-suite bathrooms available right on the border where England meets Wales. Whether its a family camping trip, re-union, celebration or travelling solo, wildconTENTment can accommodate all of those needs. We are essentially offering a large(11 acres) camping  field offering only 6 pitches […]

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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, walled gardens and ancient woodlands alongside spectacular Gothic architecture, enchanting waters and a breathtaking Edwardian Glasshouse, just waiting for you […]

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SHREWSBURY

Hill Farm, self-catering accommodation

The farmhouse annexe is a lovely space located in the beautiful Shropshire countryside, close to Shrewsbury. This self-contained accommodation is part of our farmhouse with its own entrance, spacious double bedroom, kitchenette and dining area and shower room. It is perfect for guests who want to enjoy a comfortable and private base to explore the […]

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Church Stretton

All Stretton Bunkhouse

Welcome to All Stretton Bunkhouse Hostel in South Shropshire There are three rooms in the bunkhouse, Synalds and Caradoc both have two bunks each and catering for four per room in total and Novers has two single beds, catering for two in total. The kitchen is fully kitted out with cooker, microwave, toaster, kettle and […]

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Chirbury

Marrington Escapes

Luxurious holiday cottages in the Heart of South Shropshire. No matter the weather or the season, there is always a view to celebrate here on the estate. Sunlight through summer trees, raindrops on the river as it winds its way down stream, carpets of golden autumnal leaves and icing sugar dusted valleys in winter. It’s […]

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Bridgnorth

Dinney Farm Country Cottages

A fabulous range of six self-catering cottages that offer high quality accomodation sleeping from 3 people all the way up to 20!!  Situated just 3 1/2 miles from Bridgnorth in the beautiful Shropshire countryside, we are set on a ridge overlooking Chelmarsh Reservoir on one side and The Severn Valley on the other. Route 45 […]

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Presteigne

Hicks Farm Holidays

Hicks Farm is a quiet livestock farm situated on the borders of the three counties Shropshire, Herefordshire and Powys. Here the beautiful Marches landscape greets you as soon as you step outside the front door. On the farm you will find Rose Cottage and Orchard House. Both properties are homely and superbly equipped, sleeping 7 […]

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Shropshire

holidaycottages.co.uk

Discover Shropshire with more than 80 wonderful places to stay across the county available with holidaycottages.co.uk. From the scenic Shropshire Hills to historic Shrewsbury and Telford, our holiday cottages are found in some of the very best locations across Shropshire. Each holiday cottage has been personally selected and inspected by our experienced property team, guaranteeing […]

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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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