Cottage rentals in Whitchurch, Shropshire, England
In North Shropshire, Whitchurch provides an excellent base for cycling, walking, fishing, visiting Ironbridge World Heritage Site, shopping visits to nearby Chester and Shrewsbury or exploring the Welsh Marches or Shropshire Lakes - all around half an hour's drive away.
Facts about what Whitchurch offers for Self-Catering Holidays
Whitchurch is positioned on a Roman route to Chester and near a border that was fought over for many centuries, so there are many sites of historical interest in the area. Parking in the town centre is free and there are plenty of spaces. If you visit Victoria Park in the centre of town you will see several short walks taking you out of town and along canalside and into a nearby Country Park.
A walk to Grindly Brook Cafe is always worth it as the food there is great and you can sit and watch the canal boats in the locks. Nearby Hawkstone Park is popular with both young and old, although it is admittedly for the fitter amongst us. It is made up of intricate pathways, ravines, arches and bridges and King Arthur addressing his troops in the awesome caves. In nearby Wem we also have our very own 'Museum of Myth and Fable', Mythstories, where Shropshire's legends are brought to life. There are so many castles, gardens and Roman artifacts within easy travel distance in Shropshire, Wales and Cheshire and, for golfers, Whitchurch boasts two 18 hole courses at the MacDonald Hill Valley with others at Hawkstone Park and Carden Park. If that isn't enough, then how about horse riding, hovercrafting, canoeing, flying, ballooning - all within a comfortable drive's distance.