Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Oswestry

The lake and countryside provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Oswestry. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognised for its spas, bars and chocolate shops. 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 Oswestry

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Oswestry a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Park Hall The Countryside Experience (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Llangollen Scenic Railway (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Hill Valley Golf Club (24.7 mi / 39.8 km)
  • Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd (25.5 mi / 41.1 km)
  • The Ice Cream Farm (28.5 mi / 45.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Oswestry

Travellers appreciate the panoramic lake views and pristine countryside, which is just a taste of what Oswestry has to offer. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Oswestry is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Llangollen Canal Trail (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Lake Vyrnwy (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Glansevern Hall Gardens (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Victoria Jubilee Park (24.1 mi / 38.8 km)
  • Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd (25.5 mi / 41.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Oswestry

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 38.1 mi (61.3 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Gobowen Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Oswestry?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 220 holiday lettings around Oswestry. From 175 cottages to 24 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Oswestry?

There's nothing as appealing as a rural holiday. Think leisurely walks in nature, quaint local boutiques and stargazing from your deck by night. We're ready. Are you? HomeAway has 108 rural holiday rentals in this destination. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Fortunately, HomeAway has tons more options, including:

  • 34 riverside holiday accommodation options.
  • 32 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 23 lakeside holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Oswestry in a large group?

There's nothing more enjoyable than being somewhere new with family and friends. And the good news is HomeAway has some options suitable for big groups. 21 cottage holiday rentals are available. At the moment, they're the preferred choice here for sizeable groups. Around this area, rental properties that can accommodate large groups include:

  • Are you searching for properties that can hold 6 of you? We have 38 that will be suitable. The prices start from £100 per night.
  • Keen to find a holiday property for 8 guests? We have 25 that will be perfect. Prices start from £129 per night.
  • Seeking out places for rent to suit 5 people? You'll be delighted to learn we have 16 that'll be perfect. You can grab one from just £78 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can bring your dad, your cousins and all your buddies to Oswestry.