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.