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:

Oakpond Cottages, Briarhill Farm, Whitchurch, Shropshire, England

3 bedroom Farmstay, West Midlands.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
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: £340
Next availability:
from 20 February to 03 April 20 from 24 April to 08 May 20

Special Offer: from 19 February to 21 February 20

The Manor House, Ludlow, Shropshire, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

sleeps 6 - 13 guests
6 - 13
6 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
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 19 February to 02 March 20

Cart House Rural Retreat near Shrewsbury, Alberbury, Shropshire, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Heart of England.

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

Light bright and airy barn conversion situated close to Shrewsbury, with one king-size double bedroom, this is a very comfortable rural retreat for a couple, the en-suite bathroom, warming woodburner and private outdoor hot tub help to make this a great place for a romantic break.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £446
Next availability:
from 23 February to 28 February 20 from 01 March to 02 March 20

Milking Parlour Country Retreat, Shropshire Hills, Westhope, Shropshire, England

5 bedroom Brick-Built Barn Conversion, Heart of England.

sleeps 5 - 11 guests
5 - 11
5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
dog-friendly cottage
5 star

Welcoming and charming large holiday house located on a working farm near to Church Stretton, with exposed wooden beams and quality accommodation throughout plus a hot tub outside, this is a great place to relax and de-stress with up to 11 friends or family, shared facilities on site include a gym and games room with table tennis and board games.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £739
Next availability:
from 24 February to 28 February 20 from 02 March to 06 March 20

Maltster's Holiday House near the Shropshire Hills, Ludlow, Shropshire, England

4 bedroom Character Holiday Home, Heart of England.

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

Characterful high quality 4 bedroom holiday cottage sleeping up to 10 friends or family close to the heart of Ludlow, with a romantic four poster bedroom and a Grade II listing, this property offers warmth, charm and character.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £795
Next availability:
from 23 February to 03 March 20 from 09 March to 13 March 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