The most relaxing base to explore the Long Mynd

Stay in our superbly equipped, comfortable Shropshire holiday cottage,  literally a minute's walk from this incredible view.

The Holt at Church Stretton

Welcome to The Holt at Church Stretton

A luxurious and comfortable "home from home" experience for extended families, walkers and explorers.

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Fitted out to 5 star standards but with an emphasis on comfort. We want you to kick off your muddy boots, curl up by the fire or raise a glass on the terrace and RELAX.

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We have permanent bed space for seven adults as well as a double sofa bed, several pull out beds and a cot, on request, to help your unique group to have fun together.

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Well equipped

No more holidays with rubbish knives and inadequate towels! We've thought of everything so you can explore the countryside, then come home and entertain.

An Unbeatable Location

The Holt Shropshire holiday cottage is located at the top of Burway Road, in Church Stretton. It is the last house before the cattle grid which divides Church Stretton from the Long Mynd. Walk left out of the drive and in a few minutes you are in a bustling historic market town, turn right and within one minute you're breathing in the glory of Cardingmill Valley.

Photo showing the front fence and drive of The Holt holiday cottage, leading out on to the Burway, with the cattle grid to the Long Mynd National Park just metres away and the hills close behind.

Stylish But Practical Accommodation

We have gone to every effort to give our guests a comfortable, relaxed time.

  • Comfortable beds with high quality bedding - for peaceful sleep 
  • Plenty of bedroom storage - no living out of your suitcase
  • Three bathrooms and a combi boiler - no queueing for the shower
  • Spacious living and dining room - with plenty of seating for everyone
  • Well equipped kitchen - with French doors to a terrace with hill views 
  • Mud room with washer, dryer, hanging racks - have messy adventures!
  • Gas fire, cozy blankets, smart TV and good wifi - for the lazy days

Shropshire holiday cottage

Something For Everyone

Why choose Church Stretton?

The Holt's location is its best asset. Church Stretton is a beautiful historic town full of unique shops and eateries. There are fantastic walks and cycle routes in every direction right from the door. And there are wonderful tourist attractions, historic sites and children's activities, all within thirty minutes at Ludlow, Craven Arms, Shrewsbury and Telford. We keep folders of suggested walks and cycle routes, and contact details for suggested attractions in the house. 

What Our Guests Think

We are proud that many of our guests come back time after time.

Here are some of the lovely things they have said about their stay:

2022 // Family of seven

Our sixth time here! With an ever-growing family. Thank you as always for our Church Stretton summer home and for all your kindness and thoughtfulness. 

2020 // Family of five

Wow! What a place! Hang up your car keys and step out onto so many walks. Such a perfect setting and so welcoming. Thank you, we'll be back!

2012 // Family of four

Wonderful accommodation and so well equipped, and loads of little details that make all the difference. If you wanted to spend all your time here relaxing and taking in the views you'd have a great time. But we could also recommend some of the cycle routes supplied and Ludlow makes a lovely day out. Our kids loved the castle and it has great tea rooms. Thanks, we will definitely be coming back!

2019 // Family of four

Our fourth stay to date! And our favourite self catering cottage. Thanks again, the welcome food was much appreciated. We've spent time with family, and done some great local walks and geocaching.

2019  // Multi-generation family of eight

Such a wonderful place to stay, and flexible for four to eight people throughout the week!  Everything we could ever want for adults and children and such wonderful views. The kids really don't want to leave. 

2017// Multi-generation family of six

Thank you! We have stayed in many holiday homes but never in one so very generously equipped. Lots of thoughtful touches and a friendly and informative welcome.

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