Cottage Holidays 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.


Facts about what Alkington 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.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Alkington, Shropshire, England:

The Manor House, Ludlow, Shropshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

sleeps 6 - 13 guests
6 - 13
6 bedrooms
6
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed

Spacious high quality 6 bedroom holiday house near Ludlow with games room with pool table and air hockey plus grass tennis court, private 6-hole golf course, children's play area with swings, slide, a trampoline, rope swing and zip wire, tree house, Wendy House and extensive gardens.

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

Weekly Price from: £1520


Late availability: from 09 April to 01 May 20

Rowton Manor, Heart Of England , Craven Arms, Shropshire, England

4 bedroom Cottage, Heart of England.

sleeps 1 - 8 guests
1 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
4 star

4 bedroom pet-friendly character cottage near the Clun Valley and Shropshire Hills AONB.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £435
Next availability:
from 17 April to 22 April 20 from 25 April to 15 May 20

The Barn Rural Retreat, St. Martin's, Shropshire, England

4 bedroom Barn Conversion, Heart of England.

sleeps 4 - 10 guests
4 - 10
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

Stylish pet-friendly and family-friendly holiday barn sleeping up to 10 in Welsh Border country, offering lovely views over the Shropshire countryside and situated close to Shropshire's Lakeland and Llangollen.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £522
Next availability:
from 14 April to 15 April 20 from 22 April to 24 April 20

The Olde Cow House, Shropshire Hills, Cardington, Shropshire, England

4 bedroom Rural Retreat, Heart of England.

sleeps 5 - 11 guests
5 - 11
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
5 star

Four bedroom dog-friendly barn conversion offering high quality accommodation and plenty of rustic charm close to Cardington in Shropshire, relax or have a fun time here with family or friends with excellent shared leisure facilities on offer including a full-size tennis court, two games rooms with pool table and table tennis plus a play area for children and farm walks.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £1176
Next availability:
from 29 June to 03 July 20 from 17 July to 24 July 20

Schoolhouse Apartment near the Shropshire Hills, Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, England

2 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Heart of England.

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
5 star

This is a smart well presented holiday apartment which sleeps up to 4 in Bishop's Castle, with an outdoor hot tub and shared use of a tennis court, this could be a great base for a relaxing holiday, the Shropshire Way, Ludlow and the South Shropshire Hills are within easy reach.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £348
Next availability:
from 14 April to 17 April 20 from 08 May to 15 May 20

We have no cottages within Alkington itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Alkington. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England