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 features

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Shrewsbury?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 207 vacation rentals near Shrewsbury. From 164 cottages to 164 cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shrewsbury for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Shrewsbury?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Shrewsbury. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Shrewsbury Castle: 487 vacation rentals
  • Shrewsbury Abbey: 496 vacation rentals
  • Stiperstones Nature Reserve: 495 vacation rentals
  • Shrewsbury Station: 487 vacation rentals
  • Coleham Pumping Station: 503 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Cottages in Shrewsbury?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 164 Cottages in Shrewsbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shrewsbury include:

  • Cabins: 164 rentals available
  • Flats: 21 rentals available
  • Houses: 171 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shrewsbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Shrewsbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.