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Entrance to Alkington Grange Barns

Entrance to Alkington Grange Barns

Enjoy an exclusive swim in the indoor pool

Enjoy an exclusive swim in the indoor pool

Relax with a meal together in lovely surroundings

Relax with a meal together in lovely surroundings

Multi Sports Court - Tennis, football, basketball

Multi Sports Court - Tennis, football, basketball

Under 5's Fun in our Play Castle

Under 5's Fun in our Play Castle

The Master Bedroom with original features

The Master Bedroom with original features

Relax & share time with family and friends

Relax & share time with family and friends

Alderford lake Aqua Park & Water Activities

Alderford lake Aqua Park & Water Activities

Always time for tea

Always time for tea

James's Parlour comfortable dining for 12 guests

James's Parlour comfortable dining for 12 guests

Fantastic Fun for the Under 5's

Fantastic Fun for the Under 5's

Relax in the comfortable sitting room

Relax in the comfortable sitting room

Have a Magical day out at Chester Zoo

Have a Magical day out at Chester Zoo

Large enclosed patio with countryside views

Large enclosed patio with countryside views

Oak Acre Walk

Oak Acre Walk

Relax in front of the woodburing stove

Relax in front of the woodburing stove

Emma's Dairy is Pet Friendly

Emma's Dairy is Pet Friendly

Relax together with some Alfesco dining

Relax together with some Alfesco dining

Enjoy a day out in the Historical City of Chester

Enjoy a day out in the Historical City of Chester

Swimming Pool for your exclusive use

Swimming Pool for your exclusive use

Entrance to Alkington Grange Barns

Entrance to Alkington Grange Barns

Enjoy an exclusive swim in the indoor pool

Enjoy an exclusive swim in the indoor pool

Relax with a meal together in lovely surroundings

Relax with a meal together in lovely surroundings

Multi Sports Court - Tennis, football, basketball

Multi Sports Court - Tennis, football, basketball

Under 5's Fun in our Play Castle

Under 5's Fun in our Play Castle

The Master Bedroom with original features

The Master Bedroom with original features

Relax & share time with family and friends

Relax & share time with family and friends

Alderford lake Aqua Park & Water Activities

Alderford lake Aqua Park & Water Activities

Always time for tea

Always time for tea

James's Parlour comfortable dining for 12 guests

James's Parlour comfortable dining for 12 guests

Fantastic Fun for the Under 5's

Fantastic Fun for the Under 5's

Relax in the comfortable sitting room

Relax in the comfortable sitting room

Have a Magical day out at Chester Zoo

Have a Magical day out at Chester Zoo

Large enclosed patio with countryside views

Large enclosed patio with countryside views

Oak Acre Walk

Oak Acre Walk

Relax in front of the woodburing stove

Relax in front of the woodburing stove

Emma's Dairy is Pet Friendly

Emma's Dairy is Pet Friendly

Relax together with some Alfesco dining

Relax together with some Alfesco dining

Enjoy a day out in the Historical City of Chester

Enjoy a day out in the Historical City of Chester

Swimming Pool for your exclusive use

Swimming Pool for your exclusive use

Alkington Grange Barns

Shropshire, SY13 3NH

So much more than just a Holiday Cottage ...

  • Ideal for gatherings of families and friends
  • All year round indoor heated swimming pool
  • Multi Sports Court - Football, Tennis, Basketball
  • Under 5's Play Area with Castle & Ride on Toys
  • Visit Chester Zoo Bewilderwood, Iron Bridge & more
  • Stunning Shropshire rural location on Welsh Border

Awards

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Visit England 4 star graded

Cottages

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From £1495
  • James's Parlour large enclosed garden & patio area
  • Exclusive Family Fun in the Indoor Pool
  • James's Parlour ideal dining for family & friends
  • Play Tennis, Football, Badminton & Basketball
  • Relax with family & friends
  • On site play facilities for the Under 5's
  • The family bedroom
  • Enjoy a day out in the Historical City of Chester
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Relax together with some Alfesco dining
  • James's Parlour comfortable dining for 12 guests
  • James's Parlour open plan sitting room
  • Alderford lake Aqua Park & Water Activities
  • Unwind in a relaxing bath
  • Twin bedroom with wonderful beams
  • Sleep in comfort
  • Group Fun at a "Doodle Alley" Pottery Party
  • Relax in our Bird Watching Area
  • Basket Ball fun on the Sports Court
  • James's Parlour large, enclosed Patio & Garden

James's Parlour at Alkington Grange Barns - Shropshire

Sleeps 12
Bedrooms 5
Dog Free Cottage

There are 5 cottages at this site

Sleeps 12Sleeps 12
Bedrooms 5Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3Bathrooms 3
Dines 12Dines 12
Dog Free Cottage Dog Free Cottage
From £450
  • William's Hayloft a lovely country cottage
  • Exclusive Family Fun in the Indoor Pool
  • William's Hayloft has an enclosed garden & patio
  • On site play facilities for the Under 5's
  • Enjoy our Multi Sports Court - great for all ages
  • Williams Hayloft has a lovely sitting room
  • A lovely kitchen/diner perfect for 6 guests
  • Hawkstone Follies is a fun day out & Pet Friendly
  • The Master Bedroom has lots of original features
  • Relax together in this comfortable sitting room
  • Bewilderwood is a Fantastic Family Day out
  • Enjoy the delights of a Wood Burning Stove
  • Enclosed garden & walks right on your doorstep
  • Always time for tea
  • Alderford lake Aqua Park & Water Activities
  • Plenty of space for family & friends to relax in
  • Great Walking right on your doorstep
  • Spacious & modern open plan kitchen/diner
  • Master bedroom with King-size bed & ensuite
  • Have a game of Basketball on our Sports Court

William's Hayloft at Alkington Grange Barns - Shropshire

Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
1 Dogs Accepted

There are 5 cottages at this site

Sleeps 6Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2Bathrooms 2
Dines 6Dines 6
1 Dogs Accepted1 Dogs Accepted
From £416
  • Exclusive Family Fun in the Indoor Pool
  • Relax in the comfortable sitting room
  • On site play facilities for the Under 5's
  • Play Tennis, Football, Badminton & Basketball
  • Large well equipped kitchen with Breakfast Bar
  • Emma's Dairy patio area
  • The Twin Bedroom
  • Family friendly dining
  • Take some time out to do some quiet Bird Watching
  • Bewilderwood is a Fantastic Family Day out
  • Relax in comfort for a good nights sleep
  • Emma's Dairy is Pet Friendly
  • Plenty of space for all the family
  • Great Walking right on your doorstep
  • Pet a Pony and ride on a Tractor at Park Hall Farm
  • Relax after dinner in the snug
  • The single bedroom
  • Swimming Pool for your exclusive use
  • Oak Acre Walk
  • Basket Ball fun on the Sports Court

Emma's Dairy at Alkington Grange Barns - Shropshire

Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3
1 Dogs Accepted

There are 5 cottages at this site

Sleeps 5Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1Bathrooms 1
Dines 5Dines 5
1 Dogs Accepted1 Dogs Accepted
From £1450
  • Buttercups Hay Barn with stunning views
  • Exclusive Family Fun in the Indoor Pool
  • Relax with a meal together in lovely surroundings
  • On site play facilities for the Under 5's
  • Play Tennis, Football, Badminton & Basketball
  • Spend time with family & friends together
  • Buttercups has a large very well equipped kitchen
  • Enclosed patio with countryside views
  • The twin bedroom with great country views
  • Double Bedroom with en-suite Shower room
  • Patio area perfect for alfesco dining
  • A day of Adventure & Fun at Bewilderwood
  • Perfect dining for a group of family & friends
  • Relax in our Bird Watching Area
  • Enjoy an exclusive swim in the indoor pool
  • Alderford lake Aqua Park & Water Activities
  • Relax together in comfort in the Sitting Room
  • Lots of great walks with the dog on your doorstep!
  • Double Bedroom with en-suite Shower room
  • Visit the Historical town of Shrewsbury

Buttercups Hay Barn at Alkington Grange Barns - Shropshire

Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 6
1 Dogs Accepted

There are 5 cottages at this site

Sleeps 10Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 6Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 4Bathrooms 4
Dines 10Dines 10
1 Dogs Accepted1 Dogs Accepted
From £1390
  • Oliver's Mill has an enclosed Patio & Garden
  • Enjoy an exclusive swim in the indoor pool
  • Open plan dining and snug area
  • On site play facilities for the Under 5's
  • Play Tennis, Football, Badminton & Basketball
  • Comfortable sitting room with Woodburner
  • Large well equipped kitchen with Two Ovens
  • Many original features of beams & brick trusses
  • Oliver's Mill is perfect for a group celebration
  • Relax in front of the woodburing stove
  • Master Bedroom with king-size bed & ensuite
  • Great Walks right on your doorstep
  • Olivers Mill Bunk Room
  • Hawkstone Follies is a fun day out & Pet Friendly
  • Watch a quiet movie in the snug
  • Exclusive Family Fun in the Indoor Pool
  • Double bedroom with wardrobe
  • Oak Acre Walk
  • Dine in style together
  • Enjoy a day out in the Historical City of Chester

Oliver's Mill at Alkington Grange Barns - Shropshire

Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
1 Dogs Accepted

There are 5 cottages at this site

Sleeps 10Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3Bathrooms 3
Dines 10Dines 10
1 Dogs Accepted1 Dogs Accepted
From £1950
  • Entrance to Alkington Grange Barns
  • Buttercups Hayloft has Dining for 16 guests
  • Enjoy an exclusive swim with family & friends
  • Fantastic Fun for the Under 5's
  • Buttercups has a spacious sitting room to relax in
  • Play Tennis, Football, Badminton & Basketball
  • Buttercups has a lovely patio area & great views
  • Hayloft has an lovely enclosed garden
  • Hayloft has a Master Bedroom & en-suite bathroom
  • Buttercups has a large very well equipped kitchen
  • Buttercups has 2 double bedrooms with en-suites
  • Share a meal with family & friends in Buttercups
  • Doodle Alley offers Pottery Parties for all ages
  • Enjoy a Group walk in our Oak Acre Avenue
  • Hayloft has a lovely kitchen/diner for 6 guests
  • Take some time out to do some quiet Bird Watching
  • Hayloft has a lovely sitting room to relax in
  • Have an exclusive swim in the Swimming Pool
  • Under 5's Fun in our Play Castle
  • Buttercups has 4 bathrooms & downstairs cloakroom

Buttercups and Hayloft at Alkington Grange Barns - Shropshire

Sleeps 16
Bedrooms 9
2 Dogs Accepted

Made up of 2 or more cottages

Sleeps 16Sleeps 16
Bedrooms 9Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms 6Bathrooms 6
Dines 16Dines 16
2 Dogs Accepted2 Dogs Accepted

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WiFi

WiFi

Parking

Parking

Ground Floor Facilities

Ground Floor Facilities

Dogs Accepted

Dogs Accepted

Dog Free Cottage

Dog Free Cottage

Pool - indoor, shared

Pool - indoor, shared

Enclosed Garden

Enclosed Garden

Open fire / Log burner

Open fire / Log burner

EV charging onsite

EV charging onsite

Child-Friendly

Child-Friendly

Outdoor play equipment

Outdoor play equipment

Space to play

Space to play

Outdoor tennis court

Outdoor tennis court

Barbecue

Barbecue

Spa treatments available

Spa treatments available

Fine dining (within 10 miles)

Fine dining (within 10 miles)

National Trail (within 1 mile)

National Trail (within 1 mile)

Bike storage

Bike storage

Private chef available

Private chef available

Catering available

Catering available

Supermarket delivery available

Supermarket delivery available

Credit cards accepted

Credit cards accepted

Large groups welcome

Large groups welcome

Covid Refund Guarantee

Covid Refund Guarantee

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Enjoy an exclusive swim in the indoor pool

So much more than just a Holiday Cottage ...


Alkington Grange Barns, is a small complex of 5 lovingly converted 17th Century barns. Everything you need to have a great family get away, group gathering, a multi generational holiday or a quiet weekend away. With three Pet Friendly cottages on site and located in the beautiful Shropshire Country side, these cottages are ideal for families and small groups. Chester & Wales are just a short drive away, making this location a perfect place for families or groups to meet due to its central location

With many on site facilities that are all included in your stay, with Indoor Heated Pool, Multi Sports Court, Under 5's Play Area, Woodland Picnic Site, Bike Store, Barbecue's, Bird Watching & Star Gazing Areas, Oak Acre Walk and country walks all around.

Locally, the area offers incredible attractions, all within a short drive, with Chester Zoo, Bewilderwood, Hawkstone Follies, Ironbridge Gorge, many National Trust and Heritage sites, the SSSI of Fenns & Whixal Mosses, as well as Alderford Lake Aqua Park, Park Hall Farm, RAF Cosford and the wonderful Cheshire Ice Cream Farm & The Crocky Trail and SO much more ...

The Charming market town of Whitchurch is your nearest town, which is filled with artisan shops, cafes, restaurants and bars, a wonderful Antiques Emporium and two Michelin Star Restaurants! Shrewsbury, Chester, and Nantwich are great to explore and if you want to go further afield then Liverpool or North Wales are easily accessible.

Meet the owner

James & Emma Blantern

James & Emma converted the 17th Century family dairy farm in 2012 to the beautiful holiday let complex of 5 cottages. It is set in the lovely Shropshire Countryside with many onsite facilities. With a young family of their own, they understand how important a holiday is!!

Location & Attractions

  • Heritage Heritage
  • Leisure Parks Leisure Parks
  • Pub/Restaurant Pub/Restaurant
  • Visitors Attraction Visitors Attraction
  • Walks Walks
  • Wildlife Wildlife

Alkington Grange Barns

Alkington
Whitchurch
Shropshire
SY13 3NH

Heritage Iron Bridge Gorge

A world Heritage Site, Ironbridge Gorge consist of 5 incredible museums, Blists Hill Victorian Town, Enginuity, Jackfield Tile Museum, Coalport China Museum & the Museum of the Gorge.

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Heritage Historic Roman Chester

This Amphitheatre was the largest in Britain, with incredible remains left behind. Along with a full circuit of the defensive Chester Walls which can be walked.

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Heritage Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

This is a world heritage site. Begin your journey at the Trevor Basin Visitor Centre and enjoy a walk or canal boat ride along this incredible feat of engineering.

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Heritage Attingham Park

Built in 1785 for the 1st Baron of Berwick, this grand Grade 1 listed building is a wonderful building to enjoy, with stunning gardens and grounds as well

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Heritage Errdig National Trust

Designed by Thomas Webb in 1683 and voted “8th Most popular Historic Site” Erddig, offers a wonderful view of life in the past.

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Heritage Hack Green Nuclear Bunker

A former government owned nuclear bunker, you can immerse yourself in this incredible day out, and get a real feel inside this Nuclear Bunker.

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Leisure Parks The Crocky Trail

A great day out for the slightly older children. A day of Sliding, balancing, swinging, and jumping and getting a bit muddy!! Fun packed day for all.

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Leisure Parks Alderford Lake

Offering a fantastic array of water Activities from Paddle Boarding and wild swimming to the Summer Aqua Park, Book ahead of your stay for the Aqua Park. Pet Friendly

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Leisure Parks Park Hall Farm

A fantastic day out from lamb feeding, milking a cow, Animal Handling & Petting, to Tractor Rides, Pig Racing, Soft play, Bouncy Castle & a WWII Trenches Experience!!!

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Pub/Restaurant Jones’s Coffee House

Located in the Charming market town of Whitchurch. Jones’s offers great food, coffee, cake and is Pet Friendly

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Pub/Restaurant Docket 33

One of two Michelin Starred restaurants in Whitchurch offering a tasting menu by Stuart Collins which focuses on local Shropshire produce. Book in advance.

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Pub/Restaurant Etzios

A charming classic Italian Restaurant with excellent, extensive menu, friendly atmosphere and great service. Book in advance to avoid disappointment.

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Pub/Restaurant Ruebens

An American style restaurant serving Steaks, Burgers, Nachos, Wings, Hot Dogs and Shakes!! All your diner favourites with great desserts too!

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Pub/Restaurant Combermere Arms:

A classic Shropshire pub. Great cask beers, freshly cooked food from an affordable menu, a good shelf of malt Whiskies and Dog Friendly!

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Pub/Restaurant The Bull & Dog

A local pub with excellent facilities, large garden with play area. Great pub food served all day, able to cope with large groups and Pet Friendly.

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Visitors Attraction Rednal Go Karting

A well organised petrol Karting with 1km of racetrack. For children aged 8, with clothing and helmets supplied – a great day of fun for all ages

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Visitors Attraction Shrewsbury Prison

The worlds most interactive prison, have a tour, hire an escape room, or do a prison break! Pet Friendly too – Perfect wet weather day out!

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Visitors Attraction The Ice Cream Farm

A fun packed day with SO much to do from Indoor Sand and water play, Crazy Golf, soft play, Mini Farm, Silent disco and over 110 flavours of ice cream!!

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Visitors Attraction BeWILDerwood

BeWILDerwood offers a full day of Tree houses, aerial rope walks, climbing walls and muddle mazes in a beautiful forest location!

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Visitors Attraction Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo is one of the UK largest Zoos set in 51 hectares. With incredible enclosures, Tropical House, Butterfly house, Monkey House and a boat ride, it’s a wonderful day out

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Walks Hawkstone Follies

A wonderful walking adventure roaming through Follies, Caves and Walk Ways with magical trails and incredible landscapes and dogs are welcome too!

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Wildlife Shropshire Falconry

Offers personal & bespoke Bird of Prey experiences, from Flying Hawks, to Owl experiences and many other incredible opportunities. Book Only in advance.

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