Acton Scott

Holiday & Venue

Desirable larger holiday houses, a rustic get away that doesn't compromise on comfort, an authentic 19th century farm labourer's cottage, farmhouse B&B or affordable group camping.  The choice is yours.

The popularity of our three larger Holiday Houses - ideal for groups of friends and families - continues this season. While our most recently completed restoration of a charming charming Victorian farm labourer’s cottage is famous for its appearances on national TV.

Acton Scott is the perfect holiday base to relax or explore the prettiest market towns and villages of Shropshire, including Ludlow with its medieval castle setting. But if you cannot tear yourself away from Acton Scott, we’ve arranged for the finest local produce and prepared meals to be deliverable to your holiday house.  Please enquire at booking.

Thirty minutes' drive north of Acton Scott and three miles east of the picturesque market town of Shrewsbury is Cronkhill Farmhouse, which we also manage as a holiday house.  On the National Trust’s Attingham Park estate, this 17th century property is popular with families and larger groups.

Whether you are looking for a ten bedroom farmhouse with all mod cons, a rustic get away that doesn’t compromise on comfort or the experience of traditional 19th century living as seen on TV - a warm welcome awaits you at Acton Scott. 

All properties benefit from the services of estate cook Melissa Rees, (, who can cater for all tastes, occasions and budgets. Contact Melissa on mobile 07833 685 834 or email [email protected]. We have also arranged for the finest local produce to be delivered to you: contact Van Doesburgs gourmet food shop ( for further details. For photography at your events we recommend the expert services of Rupert Pearson who offers of discounts of 20% on Acton Scott commissions. The Studio of Rupert Pearson provides Shropshire wedding photography and wedding planning ( Rupert is also a specialist in event photography, portrait photography, property and architectural photography, pet, group and landscape photography and, being Acton Scott based, always offers a discount for shoots held at Acton Scott locations.

Rupert Acton
Telephone - 07976 839 997