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Cronkhill Farmhouse - Cottage holidays in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Cronkhill Farmhouse - at a glance

Sleeps 14 persons | Bedrooms 6

Pets allowed Pub close by Short Break Washing Machine

Enjoying uninterrupted views over parkland towards the River Severn and Wrekin Hill, Cronkhill Farmhouse occupies a delightful elevated position on the National Trust's Attingham Park Estate.
This spacious, timber framed farmhouse is located in extensive and picturesque grounds including a sun trapped walled garden, fruit trees and brick apple store. Dating from the 17th century and Grade I listed, it was remodelled by John Nash, the famous Regency architect, to match the adjoining property (also National Trust and open 6 days a year).
Cronkhill Farmhouse retains many period details, including beamed ceilings, quarry tile floors and open fireplace. Providing spacious living accommodation, well equipped farmhouse-style kitchen and large dining and entertaining space, it can sleep up to 14. Its idyllic situation combines a very convenient location, close to the bustling town of Shrewsbury and the prettiest villages of Shropshire.
The property is especially popular with families and groups of friends, as it can be adapted to suit their individual needs, with four of the six bedrooms providing either twins or doubles. A la carte catering for special occasions and a freezer filling service are available to pre-book.


GardenOn nice days, when you want to relax you can sit out in Cronkhill Farmhouse's garden and enjoy the sun shine. Children also love the outdoors so it can be a great place for them. Although, with young children you should always check any garden is safe for them.

Open Fire / Log Burning Stove

Open FirePlanning a winter break in Shropshire? A lovely way to enjoy a cold winter's evening is to spend it in front of the open fire or log burning stove. So if you are looking for that authentic country cottage feel on a winters evening then Cronkhill Farmhouse could be your perfect choice.

Short cottage breaks in Shropshire

Available for short breaksGreat news if you just want to get away for a long weekend or short break. Cronkhill Farmhouse accepts bookings for short breaks. So if you fancy a few days in Shropshire to recharge your batteries then this cottage is well worth consideration.

Family holidays in Shropshire

Family Cottage BreaksCronkhill Farmhouse sleeps up to 14 people so could be perfect for your family or group. So if you are looking for a family holiday in Shropshire then Cronkhill Farmhouse could be just the ticket.

Pet friendly cottage breaks in Shropshire

Pets welcomedIf you have a dog and you want to bring them with you on your holiday in Shropshire then... Great news! Cronkhill Farmhouse welcomes dogs. Often cottage owners have some restrictions on where your dog can roam in the property and there may be a small extra charge. However, there is no reason why your pet needs to miss out on the family holiday.

More about Cronkhill Farmhouse

Accommodation: Entrance hall/boot room. Large living room with open fire. Spacious dining room. Well-equipped farmhouse-style kitchen with electric range. First floor: Two double bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Two double bedrooms, each with 6ft bed (can form two 3ft singles) and additional single bed (each for +1). Two further double bedrooms, each with 6ft bed (can form two 3ft singles). Shower room with toilet. Further bathroom with over-bath shower, toilet.
Location: A local post office, shop, gastro public house and traditional country public house are all within ½ mile of Cronkhill. The National Trust's Attingham Park is just 1 mile away, at the centre of which is a fine Regency mansion set within a deer park designed by Humphrey Repton. There is extensive year round walking to be enjoyed here.
This is an excellent central base from which to explore Shropshire. Shrewsbury lies 3 miles to the north, with its fine period architecture, cinemas, restaurants and excellent shopping. To the south are the spectacular Shropshire Hills and Acton Scott's Historic Working Farm, as seen on BBC television's hit show Victorian Farm and a firm favourite with families. In its medieval castle setting, Ludlow provides a food paradise with Michelin star restaurants and artisan shops galore. Eight miles to the east is the World Heritage site of Ironbridge Gorge and its many museums. Three ruined abbeys and the remains of the ancient Roman city of Wroxeter are all within a 20-minute drive.
The custodian of Cronkhill Farmhouse is Rupert Acton who helps to manage his family's Acton Scott estate, famous for providing the film location for BBC television's Victorian Farm and new series, Escape in Time, presented by Ben Fogle. A thirty minute drive south of Cronkhill, three further holiday houses may be found at Acton Scott. Henley Farmhouse, sleeps up to 20, ref RJJ3; The Shooting Lodge, sleeps 8 + 3, ref RNP; and Henley Cottage, an authentic Victorian farm labourer's cottage, sleeps 4+1, ref ROO4.

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  • Open fire - initial fuel inc, thereafter at cost
  • Elec, oil CH, Night Storage Heating, bed linen and towels inc
  • Cot
  • highchair
  • television
  • Video
  • DVD
  • Radio/cassette/CD
  • Microwave Oven
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Large secure garden, furniture
  • BBQs
  • Ample parking
  • Outdoor table tennis
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Water feature in grounds

  • Ideal for a short break
  • Pet friendly
  • Multiple bath/shower rooms
  • Garden / Patio Area
  • Close to a pub
  • Open fire / log burner
  • Washing Machine
  • High Chair
  • En-suite
  • This cottage Sleeps 14

    Price: £ from 1000


    Cottage address: Cronkhill Farmhouse, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.RN5

    As you can see Cronkhill Farmhouse is located in a great location. The perfect base for any holiday around Shrewsbury. And well suited to explore the whole of Shropshire.

    Enjoy an evening drink or a pub lunch at the nearby pub



     Things to do & places to visit in Shropshire near Cronkhill Farmhouse

    There are plenty of great places to vist near Cronkhill Farmhouse. Take a look at out holiday ideas pages for details of many places that are well worth considering visiting whilst on holiday at Cronkhill Farmhouse.

    castle - places to go in Shropshire

    Acton Burnell Castle

    Acton Burnell
    SY5 7PE

    castle - places to go in Shropshire

    Stokesay Castle

    Craven Arms
    SY7 9AH
    01588 672 544

    museum - places to go in Shropshire

    Ludlow Museum

    Castle Street
    SY8 1AS
    01584 875384

    castle - places to go in Shropshire

    Shrewsbury Castle & Shropshire Regimental Museum

    Castle Gates
    SY1 2AT
    01743 358 516

    tourist-information - places to go in Shropshire

    Church Stretton Tourist Information Centre

    Church Street
    Church Stretton
    SY6 6DQ
    01694 622 981

    museum - places to go in Shropshire

    Coalbrookdale Furnace & Museum of Iron

    TF8 7AW
    01952 433 522

    museum - places to go in Shropshire

    Royal Air Force Museum

    TF11 8UP
    01902 376 200

    museum - places to go in Shropshire

    Shropshire Regimental Museum

    Castle Gates
    SY1 2AT
    01743 262 292

    museum - places to go in Shropshire

    Oswestry Transport Museum

    Oswald Road
    SY11 1RE
    01691 671 749

    museum - places to go in Shropshire

    Jackfield Tile Museum

    Severn Bank
    TF8 7AN
    01952 882 030

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