Best Large Holiday Homes in Shropshire

On this page I’m going to show you the best large holiday cottages in Shropshire, along with things to do nearby.

All the properties are of an excellent or exceptional standard throughout.

15 Best Large Houses to Rent in Shropshire

Sleeps 8

Turnip House

Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 2 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Swimming pool | Open fire | Games room

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One of four special listed barn conversions, on a 700-acre farm in Plaish near Cardington.

Things to do: There is an onsite leisure spa and well equipped gym including 20 metre infinity 1.2 deep pool with bubble area and relaxation viewing balcony.

Visit Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, Severn Valley Steam Railway, Stokesay Castle, Shrewsbury, Ludlow and the Ironbridge Gorge.

Lower Lodge

Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 3 | Pets No | WiFi | Hot tub | Games room

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This wonderful detached bungalow stands in a private location on the edge of the village of Alberbury, just 9 miles from the medieval town of Shrewsbury.

Things to do: This exciting Alberbury holiday cottage is in an ideal location for visiting Loton Estate’s deer park, walking up to Rodney’s Pillar hill or along Offa’s Dyke Pathway.

Spend a day visiting nearby Powis Castle, take a trip to historic Shrewsbury or drive out to discover the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, the Wroxeter Roman City and the medieval town of Ludlow, surely one of the UK’s most lovely towns.

Hampton Lodge

Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 3 | Pets No | WiFi | Hot tub 

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This luxury, two-storey bespoke chalet, built in 2015 is situated on the owner’s exclusive and tranquil country estate with adjoining woodland, close to the famous meres at Ellesmere.

Things to do: Just two miles down the road is the pretty market town of Ellesmere with its Tudor, Georgian and Victorian buildings, and is famous for its picturesque mere, which offers fishing and boat hire.

Nestled between the Shropshire Meres and the well-known Shropshire to Llangollen canal, it’s a great location to explore the area renowned as Shropshire’s Lakeland.

Sleeps 9

Lower Hodre

Sleeps 9 | Bedrooms 5 | Bathrooms 3 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Open fire

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Grade II listed cottage that sits in the stunning countryside of the Shropshire Hills.

Things to do: Visit the nearby popular medieval town of Ludlow, a wonderfully quaint town with charming buildings and a castle.

Sleeps 10

The Coach House

Sleeps 10 | Bedrooms 5 | Bathrooms 3 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Sauna | Open fire

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This detached barn conversion is situated on the outskirts of Llanyblodwel, in Shropshire.

Things to do: Enjoy a day trip to the Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall, visit the World Heritage site of Ironbridge with its many museums and craft shops, or take a trip to Lake Vyrnwy.

Marine Terrace

Sleeps 10 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 2 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub 

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This delightful, double-fronted terraced cottage offers high-quality holiday accommodation over three storeys, overlooking the River Severn in the heart of Shrewsbury.

Things to do: Have an alfresco coffee or enjoy a delightful stroll along the Severn to The Quarry (a large, award-winning park for dog walking) or be in the heart of the town within just a few paces.

Whitehall Diary

Sleeps 10 | Bedrooms 5 | Bathrooms 4 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub 

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Nestled within the welsh countryside, surrounded by fields and with access to the Shropshire Hills AONB across the Wales-England border, is Whitehall Dairy.

Things to do: Pay a visit to the many pubs, cafes, and restaurants available in the area, and enjoy the experience with your loved ones.

At the castle, there is a host of productions put on by touring theatre groups, which you can enjoy in the summer months.

Venture up to Snowdonia National Park for many outdoor activities to suit the whole family, or hop over to the Shropshire Hills for glorious walking opportunities and fabulous scenery.

Sleeps 11

The Milking Parlour

Sleeps 11 | Bedrooms 5 | Bathrooms 7 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Games room | Open fire

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Brick-built barn conversion situated in a lovely courtyard setting on the owners’ 250-acre farm, on the edge of Westhope village, just six miles from the town of Church Stretton.

Things to do: Visit Acton Scott Working Farm, as seen in the Victorian Farm.

Take a day trip to the the World Heritage Site at Ironbridge, ride the Severn Valley Railway, visit Stokesay Castle and Wroxeter Roman City.

Trooper’s Barn

Sleeps 11 | Bedrooms 5 | Bathrooms 5 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Games Room | Open Fire

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These five quality brick-built barn conversions are situated in a lovely courtyard setting on the owners’ 250-acre farm, on the edge of Westhope village, six miles from the delightful town of Church Stretton in Shropshire. 

Things to do: There is a shared games room and gym. Just 3 miles away is Acton Scott Working Farm, as seen in the Victorian Farm TV programme

With day trips to the museums at the World Heritage Site at Ironbridge, scenic rides on the Severn Valley Railway, Stokesay Castle, Wroxeter Roman City and many wonderful country houses and gardens

The Olde Cow House

Sleeps 11 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 3 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Games Room | Open Fire | Swimming Pool

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The Olde Cow House, dating from the 16th century, offers a superb mix of olde world charm and modern amenities, and has been beautifully renovated, retaining a wealth of exposed original oak beams, wall timbers, brick and stone walls throughout every room.

Things to do: All guests have use of a full-size tennis court, a children’s play area, ride on go-karts, two games rooms and the owners’ grounds, including a private 1.5 mile farm and woodland walk, conservation area with natural pools and picnic area, and an abundance of wildlife, plus the chance to feed the chickens, and enjoy pony rides.

The Old Farmhouse

Sleeps 12 | Bedrooms 6 | Bathrooms 4 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Games Room | Open Fire 

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A luxury detached cottage set in the delightful village of Westhope in Shropshire.

Things to do: The garden, Games Room and hot tub will ensure that the whole family will enjoy the property.

Shady Hollow

Sleeps 12 | Bedrooms 6 | Bathrooms 3 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Games Room | Open Fire 

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Shady Hollow is situated in the pretty rural village of Colebatch on the road to Clun, just 1 mile from the centre of the bustling ancient market town of Bishop’s Castle.

Things to do: A short distance away is the medieval market town of Bishop’s Castle, which can be reached by a footpath in only five minutes, a popular destination for tourists with its quaint architecture, real ale pubs and breweries, and a popular venue for local festivals all year round.

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Plas Yolyn

Sleeps 12 | Bedrooms 6 | Bathrooms 4 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Games Room | Open Fire 

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Plas Yolyn is a luxurious stately home, steeped in history and situated 4 miles from Ellesmere in Shropshire.

Things to do: Children and adults alike will enjoy the well-equipped games room with full-size table tennis, Smart TV and many games and toys, ideal for a rainy day’s entertainment.

Enjoy the hot tub and patio area surrounded by established borders.

Sleeps 15

Corn House

Sleeps 15 | Bedrooms 6 | Bathrooms 6 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Swimming pool | Games room | Open fire

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One of four special listed barn conversions, on a 700-acre farm in Plaish near Cardington.

Things to do: There is an onsite leisure spa and well equipped gym including 20 metre infinity 1.2 deep pool with bubble area and relaxation viewing balcony.

Visit Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, Severn Valley Steam Railway, Stokesay Castle, Shrewsbury, Ludlow and the Ironbridge Gorge.

Sleeps 18

Rhandregynwen Hall

Sleeps 12 | Bedrooms 6 | Bathrooms 4 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Open Fire 

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Set within spectacular grounds of two acres of lawn, this Grade 2 detached farmhouse is a highly delightful dwelling, perfect for a large family gathering or a reunion with friends, no matter your occasion, this property is bound to be a crowd-pleaser.

Things to do: Just outside of the property lands you can find even more adventure, with the owner holding private fishing rights on the River Vrwnywy, the local area provides the perfect area for the adventure seeker or those wanting to try out something new.

Sleeps 30

Brookside Manor House

Sleeps 30 | Bedrooms 10 | Bathrooms 7 | Pets No | WiFi | Hot tub | Swimming pool | Hot tub | Sauna | Open fire

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House which dates from the 17th century, set in just under 2 acres of grounds, situated in the small village of Bronygarth above the Glyn Ceiriog Valley.

Things to do: Visit Chirk Castle, a 14th century fortress owned by the National Trust.

Visit the popular tourist town of Llangollen with a steam railway, watersports and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, which is a World Heritage Site.

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