It’s true what they say: Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year. If you’re seeking a rural retreat for the festive season, why not spend Christmas at one of our luxury lodges in stunning Shropshire this year?!

Boasting lovely scenic walks, cosy pubs with open fires and wonderful wintery views of the Shropshire countryside, our heavenly havens provide the perfect setting for a fun-filled family Christmas. Tuck into a traditional turkey dinner at the large wooden table, before relaxing with a festive film; what more could you possibly need? You could even book out both lodges and share your Christmas break with another family – but just remember to bring the Christmas presents!

Wonderful Winter Walks

The Shropshire Hills are truly spectacular in the wintertime, offering a plethora of opportunities for a wonderful winter walk with all the family. Pack your hats, scarves and gloves and head out into the unspoilt Shropshire countryside for an unforgettable festive experience.

The lovely Long Mynd and Carding Mill Valley is ideal for a fantastic festive walk. Offering far-reaching views of the stunning Shropshire countryside, the valley provides the perfect base for a slow stroll beside the stream or an adventurous hike up the hills.

Wrap up warm and escape to the amazing Attingham for some much-needed wintery solitude. Winter transforms the woodland, river, and ponds into a true walker’s paradise; enjoy a relaxing and reflective walk through the picturesque Attingham parkland.

If garden walks are more your thing, Powis Castle could be perfect for you. Follow the dedicated winter trail and discover Italian terraces, Formal Gardens and the ‘Wilderness’ woodland; whilst admiring panoramic views across the Severn Valley and Bredidden Hills.

Quintessential Christmas Shopping

Christmas shopping is arguably the most stressful part of the festive season; but no need to worry here in Shropshire! The county is home to many bespoke independent shops and high street brands, jam-packed full of perfect presents and stocking fillers for that special someone.

Shrewsbury contains the longest uninterrupted row of independent shops in the whole of the UK. With endless boutiques and quirky independent shops tucked away in quiet corners of this idyllic town, you are guaranteed to find the ultimate gift in Shrewsbury.

Ludlow is home to a wide and varied range of independently owned shops, boasting clothing, crafts, gifts, antiques and much more. Embark upon your festive shopping voyage of discovery in Ludlow and admire the twinkling Christmas lights as you go.

Fantastic Festive Feasts

Shropshire is full of remarkable restaurants and picturesque pubs; perfect for a delicious dinner or tasty tipple during the festive season. On those long wintery nights, curl up in front of a roaring fire at one of our favourite local pubs and experience true comfort.

If you’re looking to dine out on Christmas Day, look no further than The Lowfield Inn in Marton. This beautiful country inn is situated in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, with their jolly front of house team serving fantastic festive feasts in the friendly and welcoming restaurant area.

The Dragon Hotel in Montgomery is well-known for its quality of food and drink. All food is freshly prepared and cooked to perfection by their excellent team of chefs. The gorgeous open fire provides a warm, snug place to shelter from the cold on those bitter winter evenings.

The Three Tuns in Bishop’s Castle is a historic and renowned pub in the Shropshire Hills, consisting of a traditional public bar and classy dining room. Settle down in a cosy corner near the open fire and enjoy a tasty tipple or two in this lively and jolly eatery.

Christmas Chill N’ Grill

Indulge in some fantastic festive food and drinks whilst spending quality time with your loved ones in our stunning BBQ hut. Experience a great ‘New Year’s night out’ without having to drive, allowing everyone to relax and unwind. Our 10m2 BBQ cabin effortlessly sleeps up to 15 people and can be used all year round, offering warm and comfort on those wintery nights. Spend your New Year’s Eve lounging around in our cosy BBQ hut with a glass of wine in hand, admiring the festive twinkling fairly lights whilst your food cooks in front of you.

Celebrate Christmas at Moonrise Lodges

Our two luxury lodges in the Shropshire countryside provide the perfect escape from busy city life this festive season. Whether you’re looking for a romantic retreat, a family holiday, or a group getaway this Christmas, look no further than Moonrise Lodges! Click here to book your festive break in stunning Shropshire today.