Getting away for the weekend is something that hundreds of thousands of people do each and every year. There is nothing more refreshing than setting off on the Friday for a two or three night weekend break to getaway from all the stresses and strains of everyday life. There are plenty of options open to you and more people are now looking to head to the countryside for their breaks and the Weekend Cottage Breaks in Shropshire are a perfect choice.
“Choose from a range of self catering cottages in 22 different locations across Shropshire”
Shropshire is one of the most beautiful countryside locations in the UK with mile after mile of rolling countryside, green pastures and fields, woodlands, lakes and babbling brooks and rivers. Shropshire is easily accessible from many parts of the UK, so you can be in your cottage and relaxing quickly and enjoying the perfect natural beauty of the area.
There are lots of Weekend Cottage Breaks in Shropshire to choose from and with over 30 different cottage spanning 22 locations you can really enjoy browsing for the perfect retreat. The cottages range in style and this includes rustic barn conversions, traditional style stone cottages, cottages based on working farms and wooden cottages deep in the heart of the Shropshire countryside. Being self catering you will have to bring provisions with you, but you will always find plenty of excellent places nearby to sample the local cuisine.
There is plenty to both see and do in Shropshire and you will always find different things to keep you very much entertained. For many people a trip to Shropshire is all about exploring the great outdoors and there are lots of places to enjoy long countryside walks, take it easy and relax in with a spot of fishing or enjoy cycling the quiet countryside lanes, cycle tracks and trails. Of course there are also plenty of excellent sights and attractions for you to enjoy, festivals, quaint towns and villages, and much, much more. Below are a couple of suggestions of places you might like to visit when you are away on the Weekend Cottage Breaks in Shropshire.
Shropshire Sights and Attractions
Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Step back in time and enjoy this fascinating place to spend some time learning about the history and heritage of the worlds very first iron bridge. Ironbridge itself is a world heritage site and a visit here will give you all the facts and information you need to learn about this amazing historical story.
Severn Valley Railway
If you like steam trains then this will be right up your street. There is 16 miles of track with original steam engines, restored stations and lots of lovely countryside to admire as you roll back the years and enjoy the beauty of travelling in a steam train.
Hawkstone Historic Park and Follies
This amazing place covers over 100 acres of incredible landscape and parklands that are ideal for keeping everyone happy for the day. The park is centred around two main features which are the Red Castle and the stunning Grotto Hill. Plus, you can spend time exploring the caves, explore the paths and tracks, admire the ravines and marvel at the stunning bridges and arches.