Find a holiday cottage to stay in for a few days break in Oswestry, Shropshire. Close to the Welsh border, Oswestry offers a dual country experience. There are some very good holiday cottages and apartments to rent in Oswestry and also some excellent self-catering accommodation just outside the town in tranquil farmland. Just book a cottage and arrive to the equivalent of hotel bedrooms with living and kitchen accommodation attached. Many of the holiday homes have their own private garden where you may sit, relax and have a barbecue. Log cabins tend to also a hot tub. Oswestry can be a really good place to stay, especially if you hope to visit north Wales and Snowdonia as well as places of interest in the north west Miflands.
What Oswestry, Shropshire offers for Self-Catering Holidays
“Wow, what a friendly place” Yep, this is what you will say when you leave one of the stores in Oswestry. The Staff are so friendly and accommodating, you almost feel like royalty. You may need to go out and about to stock up with good food and drink for your holiday home but temptations lie in store. Take a browse around the specialist stores and you will see everything, from vinyl records to antiques. For budding chef’s. the kitchen shop will happily sign you up on the next available cookery course so watch out Delia Smith and Gordon Ramsay! This is a traditional town with tradition values. Wander in and out of award-winning markets and pick up fruit and vegetables to cook back in your holiday cottage, which taste as good as they look.
No holiday in Oswestry would be complete without a day at The British Ironwork Centre where creativity brings dreams to life. All the items are hand-made, each one so enchanting and inspiring…you can even watch them being carved from the metal. Feel your appreciation grow as you pass amongst huge iron animals, dainty little carved flowers and water features. This is artistry at its most- finest, so captivating it makes you realise that as human beings we are not so different, we all view beauty through the same lens.
Oswestry is a good place for a self-catering break with children
For hands on activities that children will love, The Park Hall Countryside Experience will keep young minds amused for hours. Children can feed the animals, drive cars courtesy of the 4 x 4 Land Rovers, go aboard the barrel train or try out the go-karts, don’t worry mum’s and dad’s you can use the go-karts too! And the fun doesn’t stop there, take a stroll through some beautiful countryside, hop on a tractor and tootle around the woods or watch the kids burn off some energy in one of the two play barns.
If all that walking, talking and browsing has worked up a thirst, why not head into Cae Glas Park? It is just a stone’s throw from the town centre. On a sunny day you can nestle down between the flowers and soak up the sun. Pack a picnic and you may be treated to a spot of music courtesy of the many free concerts which are held there. Then it’s back to the serious business of fun, fun fun. Why not challenge the kids to a game of crazy golf or for something a little more regal darling…how about a game of Crown Green Bowls… the perfect Sunday afternoon leisurely treat.
And that welcoming holiday cottage or lodge that you rented is ready and waiting when you return after a day out. Sink into your sofa with a cup of tea and relax.
Book a Oswestry cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Shropshire on holiday.