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Welsh Marches and Borderland

The Welsh Marches and wider England-Wales borderland offer a range of holiday inspiration from day trips visiting the surrounding countryside and charming market towns to the tranquillity of the mountains, valleys, coast and countryside - all nearby.



Holiday Accommodation in the Welsh Marches

The Welsh Marches is the area that stretches along and around the border between England and Wales. The county regions belonging to the Welsh Marches include Cheshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire (in England) and Monmouthshire (in Wales). The western half of Gloucestershire (England), as well as Flintshire and Wrexham (Wales) are also sometimes included. The area is ideal for outdoor activities such as walking, hiking, cycling and pony trekking as well as water sports.

Where England and Wales meet

The Welsh Border tourist area connects the nearby towns of Ross-on-Wye, Hereford and Ludlow with the boundary of rural Wales, making it an ideal central location for a touring holiday, allowing good access routes to North Wales, Liverpool, the coast, Cardiff and Bristol for day trips as well as exploring the surrounding countryside, walking, cycling and outdoor activities. Characterful market towns, rural villages, mountains, valleys, coast and countryside are all within reach.

The Welsh Border is an established holiday destination for recreation and outdoor pursuits, welcoming tourists throughout the year. The area is popular for walking, cycling and offers characterful villages and towns with many historic sites.

In the meantime, please just click on the links below for the range of holiday accommodation in the Welsh Marches area, from high quality hotels, to B&Bs and guest houses. There is also a good range of self-catering holiday cottages in the Welsh Marches. There are a wide range of attractions, activities and places to eat to suit all tastes in and around the Welsh Marches aims to provide a one-stop shop for holiday makers by providing easy an easy to use directory and information portal for all types of holiday accommodation and attractions in the UK and Ireland. If you would like to advertise your attraction, Hotel, holiday cottage, or B&B, please take a look at our advertising options.

Some of our favourite escapes...

  • Holiday Cottage in Shropshire, England
    Hayes Barn

    Holiday Cottage in Whitchurch, Shropshire, England

    For a modern escape to the heart of Shropshire and within proximity to the bustling town of Whitchurch, visit Hayes Barn. Surrounded by meadows, the cottage is set in a peaceful lo...

    Pet & Dog Friendly Family Friendly  

    £ 759.00 - £ 1,264.00 per week

  • Holiday Cottage in Shropshire, England
    Dove Cottage

    Holiday Cottage in Church Stretton, Shropshire, England

    This luxury cottage in Shropshire Hills AONB is complete with self-catering facilities and sleeps four guests in two beautifully furnished bedrooms. Dove Cottage can be booked with...

    Family Friendly  

    £ 480.00 - £ 1,080.00 per week

  • Holiday Cottage in Shropshire, England
    Rowton Manor Self Catering Cottage Shropshire England >

    Holiday Cottage in Craven Arms, Shropshire, England

    This semi detached cottage is next to the owner's home near to Craven Arms in Shropshire and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms, one super king-sized, one king-sized, one twin...

    Pet & Dog Friendly Family Friendly Online Booking Accepted  

    £ 437.00 - £ 2,099.00 per week

  • Holiday Cottage in Herefordshire, England
    Ganarew Cottage Self Catering Accommodation Ganarew Heart of England >

    Holiday Cottage in Whitchurch Herefordshire, Herefordshire, England

    A beautifully decorated, semi-detached traditional cottage in Ganarew near Whitchurch, sleeping up to eight people in four bedrooms, one super king-size double with en-suite facili...

    Pet & Dog Friendly Family Friendly Online Booking Accepted  

    £ 516.00 - £ 3,383.00 per week

  • Holiday Cottage in Shropshire, England
    Marine Terrace Self Catering Accommodation Shrewsbury Heart of England >

    Holiday Cottage in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

    This stylish, double-fronted townhouse, situated overlooking the River Severn in Shrewsbury, is set over three storeys with four bedrooms and a double sofa bed in the second sittin...

    Pet & Dog Friendly Family Friendly Online Booking Accepted  

    £ 713.00 - £ 3,460.00 per week

  •  in Cheshire, England
    Venues4Hire Venues and Event Suppliers Directory

    in Internet Information Provider, Cheshire, England provides the most complete listing of Venues that can be hired in the UK. Listing all types of Venues from Village Halls and Scout Huts to Castles and Ships. Wherev...

    Business Meeting Rooms, Castle, Commercial Venue, Community Hall, Fitness and Dance Centre, Funerals and Wakes, Historic Venue, Hotel/Conference Centre, Local Authority - Town Hall etc, Marquee Venue, Membership Club (other), Museum, Party Venue, Pub / Restaurant, Religious Venue, School/College/Library, Sports Club - Cricket, Sports Club - Golf, Sports Club - Other, Sports Club - Rugby, Sports Pitch/Hall - Football, Team Building Venue, Village Hall, Wedding Barn, Wedding Venues

  • Child Friendly Attraction in Cheshire, England
    Force Ten Paintballing UK

    Child Friendly Attraction in Chester, Cheshire, England

    Force10 is one of the UK's leading paintball providers with locations all over the UK.

    Childrens Attractions, Sports Venues, Sports Grounds, Winter Sports

  • Tour and Trip in Cheshire, England
    Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire

    Tour and Trip in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England

    Blue planet a marine and freshwater aquarium located by the Cheshire Oaks retail and leisure complex, near Ellesmere Port in Cheshire. Inside the aquarium there are many attraction...

    Tours and Trips, Aquariums, Childrens Attractions, Guided Tours and Day Trips

  • Child Friendly Attraction in Warwickshire, England
    Quarry Park Disc Golf Leamington Spa Rural Warwiskshire

    Child Friendly Attraction in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England

    Frisbee Disc Golf course set in 15 acres of beautiful Warwickshire countryside. Like golf, but you throw Frisbees into 18 metal baskets. Fun for all! The course was established in ...

    Childrens Attractions, Indoor and Outdoor Play Areas, Golf

  • Loch, Lake, Waterfall in Herefordshire, England
    Oaker Wood Leisure

    Loch, Lake, Waterfall in Leominster, Herefordshire, England

    Specialist Outdoor Activity site set in 175 acres of woodland with two lakes. Activities include Paintball, Quad Bikes, High Rope Trekking, Low Rope Challenge, Raft Building, Clay ...

    Lochs Lakes and Waterfalls, Parks Gardens and Woodlands, Childrens Attractions, Indoor and Outdoor Play Areas, Cycling and Mountain Bikes, Sailing and Watersports, Shooting and Fishing, Walking and Climbing

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