Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Shrewsbury

Enjoy the area's churches, history and monuments with a rental holiday home in Shrewsbury. This welcoming city is known for its bars, cafes and spas. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Shrewsbury

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Shrewsbury a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Telford Ice Rink (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Wonderland Telford (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Blists Hill (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Park Hall The Countryside Experience (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Hill Valley Golf Club (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Shrewsbury

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Shrewsbury is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Telford Town Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Victoria Jubilee Park (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Glansevern Hall Gardens (19.9 mi / 32 km)
  • Titterstone Clee Hill (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
  • Llangollen Canal Trail (25.2 mi / 40.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Shrewsbury

Fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), the closest airport, located 43.7 mi (70.3 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Shrewsbury Station, Yorton Station and Wem Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near Shrewsbury?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 218 holiday rentals near Shrewsbury. From 151 Cottages to 47 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Shrewsbury for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Shrewsbury?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Shrewsbury. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Shrewsbury Abbey: 580 holiday rentals
  • Shrewsbury Castle: 570 holiday rentals
  • Greenhous Meadow: 578 holiday rentals
  • Stiperstones Nature Reserve: 582 holiday rentals
  • St.Chads Church: 576 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shrewsbury listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Shrewsbury?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 151 Cottages in Shrewsbury. Our other popular types of Shrewsbury holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 47 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 151 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 151 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shrewsbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Shrewsbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.