Cottage rentals in Alkington, Shropshire, England

Rent a holiday cottage or self-catering house in Alkington, Shropshire for a relaxing time and good walking.  Alkington is a Shropshire hamlet offering the chance to get out in the scenic countryside and try different activities. Walking holidays and cycling breaks are ideal here. You can walk on part of the Shropshire Way and along the Shropshire Union Canal. Cyclists like to get out on the Mercian Cycle Path, well-known for its terrific views. Some of the holiday homes shown may have bicycle rental or even free hire for guests. A cottage in Alkington with its own swimming pool is always high in demand, so do book early to ensure your preferred dates. Relaxing family breaks become very easy when there is a wide choice of amenities included. There may be a games room, hot tub, tennis court and indoor facilities for inclement weather.


What Alkington, Shropshire offers for Self-Catering Holidays

We all need to know what there is to do and see during our holidays. Despite having the best holiday cottage in Shropshire, people go on holiday to enjoy the destination and not just the accommodation. For amenities, eating out and shopping, the market town of Whitchurch is nearby. It's a delight to walk round, seeing all the period buildings, with some going back to medieval times.  Take a camera on holiday with you. Staying in Alkington also means you can take a trip to Ellesmere to see the town and the Mere. You can spot wildlife at the Mere or take a rowing boat out or board a steam boat. In the town, you'll find independent shops, a weekly market and half-timbered buildings in medieval streets. The nearby canal is also worth a visit, with its modern marina and pleasant walks along the towpath.

Days out from your Alkington holiday cottage

Whittington Castle is very attractive, with a fascinating borderland history, and is set in 12 acres of grounds. Families like to have picnics here and see the ducks and swans. If you want a car ride to Chester, you will be rewarded with a historic town with city walls, but offering a wide range of shopping and leisure. Highlights include Chester Zoo, Chester Cathedral, The Crocky Trail Adventure Park, horse racing at Chester Racecourse and luxury cruising on the River Dee.

Book a Alkington cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Shropshire on holiday.

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Oliver's Mill 5 Star with Shared Swimming Pool & Sports Area, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Heart of England , England

5 bedroom Barn Conversion, Alkington 1 miles away

sleeps 2 - 10 guests
2 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
5 star

5 bedroom barn conversion in rural Shropshire close to Wales/England border, plenty to offer families including access to an indoor swimming pool, multi-sports area, good walks nearby, woodland picnic area, birdwatching area and play area for the under 5s.

Special features: free internet access, pool (On site at at Alkington Grange Barns), tennis court, Silver Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £1550
Next availability:
from 08 October to 12 October 21 from 15 October to 19 October 21

William's Hayloft - 5 Star with Swimming Pool and Toddler Play Area, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Heart of England , England

3 bedroom Farm Cottage, Alkington 1 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
5 star

3 bedroom pet-friendly barn conversion set next to fields and farmlands near Whitchurch, with access to excellent onsite leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, sports area and toddlers play area.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor swimming Pool: Shared with other barns. Book your barns own exclusive swimming slot using simple booking system.), tennis court.

Weekly Price from: £632
Next availability:
from 08 October to 12 October 21 from 29 October to 02 November 21

Emma's Dairy - With Pool, Sports Area & Under 5yrs play area included, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Heart of England , England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Alkington 1 miles away

sleeps 2 - 5 guests
2 - 5
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
4 star

3 bedroom holiday barn sleeping 5 people in rural Shropshire close to England and Wales border country, enjoying shared access to an indoor swimming pool, a multisports court area with tennis and badminton and a children’s play area for children aged under 5, plus good walks from the farm.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Exclusive use shared swimming pool on site at Alkington Grange Barns), tennis court.

Weekly Price from: £570
Next availability:
from 08 October to 12 October 21 from 05 November to 09 November 21

Buttercups Haybarn 5 Star Cottage with Indoor Pool & Toddler Play Area, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Heart of England , England

6 bedroom Farmstay Cottage, Alkington 1 miles away

sleeps 2 - 10 guests
2 - 10
6 bedrooms
6
4 bathrooms
4
no dogs allowed
5 star

Beautiful 5 star rated, 6 bedroom rural barn conversion set on a small complex in the Shropshire countryside, with access to an indoor swimming pool, multi-sport games area and play area for babies and toddlers.

Special features: free internet access, pool (On site - The shared swimming pool is available for exclusive use for each and booking slots are available throughout the day, booked on your arrival. The swimming pool is open all year round but opening times may vary. Please note no life guard. ), tennis court.

Weekly Price from: £1650
Next availability:
from 05 November to 09 November 21 from 19 November to 23 November 21

James's Parlour 5 Star with shared Indoor Swimming Pool, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Heart of England , England

5 bedroom Barn Conversion, Alkington 2 miles away

sleeps 2 - 12 guests
2 - 12
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
5 star

Stylish roomy 5 bedroom 3 bathroom barn conversion in rural Shropshire near Whitchurch, with access to excellent onsite leisure facilities including a pool, a sports court and a play area for toddlers.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor Heated pool: Shared between the other barns, booked for your own barns use via a simple booking board system, so you have exclusive use of the pool.), tennis court, Silver Award Winning Cottage.

Weekly Price from: £1650
Next availability:
from 15 October to 19 October 21 from 29 October to 02 November 21

Oakpond Cottages, Briarhill Farm, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Heart of England , England

3 bedroom Farmstay, Alkington 3 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
4 star

Choose from two lovely farm cottages at Oakpond Cottages (where there is an indoor hot tub which can be hired) at one of these this award winning traditional country cottages located amongst farmlands on a working farm in Shropshire.

Special features: free internet access, indoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £400
Next availability:
from 14 December to 06 May 22 from 13 May to 10 June 22


Special Offer: from 11 October to 18 October 21

Oakwood, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Heart of England , England

2 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Alkington 4 miles away

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

Pet-friendly and family-friendly 2 bedroom 2 bathroom country bungalow set in Ightfield village in Shropshire, in a tranquil location with no passing traffic.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £370
Next availability:
from 29 October to 01 April 22 from 09 April to 15 April 22

Oak tree cottage, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Heart of England , England

1 bedroom Farm Cottage, Alkington 5 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Romantic couple’s retreat nestled in the Shropshire countryside close to Whitchurch, with option of hiring on site hot tub for a truly relaxing break.

Special features: free internet access, indoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £310


Late availability: from 19 September to 20 September 21

Lake View House, Farndon, Cheshire, Northern England, England

5 bedroom Rural Retreat, Alkington 11 miles away

sleeps 4 - 10 guests
4 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
5 star

Ideal for groups of friends or family, this 5 bedroom holiday house boasts idyllic lake views over the coarse fishing lake in the garden, plus enjoys access to the excellent leisure facilities at the neighbouring caravan park where there is an outdoor swimming pool, a games room with pool and table tennis, plus a tennis court, all just 10 miles from historic Chester.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Weekly Price from: £795
Next availability:
from 20 September to 24 September 21 from 04 October to 08 October 21

Peckforton Stables, Tarporley, Cheshire, Northern England, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Alkington 12 miles away

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
4 star

Escape for a country break to this luxurious 3 bedroom barn conversion, nestled in the heart of Cheshire, and boasting views of Beeston and Peckforton Castle from the garden.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £879
Next availability:
from 20 September to 07 October 21 from 17 October to 05 November 21

Cholmondeley Stables, Tarporley, Cheshire, Northern England, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Alkington 12 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

Luxurious romantic retreat in the heart of Cheshire next to the Bishop Bennet Way and close to the Sandstone trail.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £550
Next availability:
from 20 September to 25 October 21 from 04 November to 03 December 21

Callow Holiday Lodge, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Heart of England , England

2 bedroom Wooden Holiday Chalet, Alkington 13 miles away

sleeps 1 - 3 guests
1 - 3
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

Dog-friendly wooden holiday lodge set within an award winning holiday park close to Shrewsbury, with views out over a lake and the fantastic facility of an outdoor hot tub, this is a great place for relaxing holidays.

Special features: free internet access, pool (), outdoor hot tub, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £785
Next availability:
from 08 October to 15 October 21 from 18 October to 06 November 21