Pet Friendly Cottage Holidays Worcestershire
Nestled in by the Malvern Hills, Worcester has some stunning walks and dog friendly days out for your furry friend. From the popular chocolate box town of Broadway in the Cotswolds, up to the leafy and historic Iron Bridge, Worcestershire has everything the discerning dog is looking for on their countryside break. And a pet friendly cottage is the pawfect base to explore Worcestershire.
- Malvern, EnglandNestled beautifully in the scenic Worcestershire countryside with uninterrupted views of the iconic Malvern Hills, this well-presented detached lodge is located on a working equestrian farm and offers the perfect base for couples or family looking for a leisurely retreat whatever time of year you choose to visit.
The Pavilion has been carefully renovated with you in mind offering spacious living areas, sumptuous bedrooms featuring en-suite bathrooms and a well equipped kitchen with all amenities including a dishwasher. Outside, the enclosed garden and terrace overlooking the equestrian arena, amongst the backdrop of the beautiful Malvern Hills, makes the perfect place to kick back and unwind with a glass of wine following a busy day’s exploration.
The property is located in the grounds of Hillview Arena and Stables, and you are directly beside a bridle path. The owners offer riding holidays by prior arrangement. Here, your horse can be accommodated during your stay at the cottage, in the 12x12 stables or fenced turnout area. You would also have access to use of the two arenas and show jumps. If you are interested in bringing your horse along for the fun, please call the owner to discuss.
Picturesque scenery and scenic walks unfold from your doorstep making it a natural playground for walkers, nature enthusiasts and mountain bikers alike. Conveniently located between the three counties of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire, you’ll be able to find lots of popular destinations all within an easy drive. These include the charming market towns of Ledbury, Worcester, Tewkesbury and Cheltenham, all featuring a plethora of independent gift shops, highly-acclaimed restaurants, traditional pubs and bustling markets as well as many majestic sites dotted around the rolling countryside. Come and explore this lovely corner of Worcestershire for yourself, you will not be disappointed. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
This property can be booked for long lets.£64From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Worcester, EnglandWelcome to The Smithy, your cosy holiday retreat nestled in the heart of Little Witley, Worcestershire. If you’re seeking a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, you’ve found the perfect destination. Little Witley is a quintessential English village with a rich history and a plethora of activities to enjoy during your stay. With its picturesque countryside setting and charming community, it’s the ideal place to unwind and create lastingmemories.
Outdoor enthusiasts will find Little Witley a haven for exploration. The village is surrounded by lush, rolling hills and serene woodlands, making it a haven for hikers, cyclists, and nature lovers. Take leisurely strolls through the picturesque Worcestershire countryside, or venture into the nearby Witley Court and Gardens, an English Heritage site known for its stunning architecture and landscaped gardens. For those interested in history, the area is steeped in it. Explore the remnants of the ancient Witley Court, once a grand country house, and discover the stories of its former residents. The nearby market town of Stourport-on-Severn offers a glimpse into the region’s industrial past, with its charming canals and historic warehouses.
Foodies will be delighted by the local dining scene. Little Witley and the surrounding area boast traditional English pubs and quaint tearooms, offering delicious homemade dishes and a warm, friendly atmosphere. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat, outdoor adventures, or a taste of history and culture, Little Witley in Worcestershire has something for everyone. Book your stay at The Smithy and experience the best this charming village has to offer.£86From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Worcester, EnglandNestled down a tranquil private road within 5 minutes walk of the vibrant Georgian town of Bewdley with all its amenities, shops, restaurants, River Severn, Tourist Information Centre, museum, rowing, tennis, bowling, fishing clubs, Bewdley Severn Valley railway station which is just 50 yards away and West Midland Safari Park just 4 minutes drive. The Wyre Forest, with all its walks and cycle tracks, is just 7 minutes drive away.
The Old Rope Works manufactured hand made rope and twine from 1801 to 1972. A display of its equipment and products is on display in Bewdley museum. The building has been lovingly transformed and restored into a luxurious, spacious, bright, contemporary, cosy home whilst retaining the huge character and quirkiness of the original factory. There are original beams, hard floors, bare brick walls throughout, and the working bell tower that once called in its workers.
On the ground floor you have a contemporary kitchen with breakfast seating area and 30" TV, a dining room with the double bedroom off to the left and the luxurious bathroom off to the right, fitted with bath walk-in shower and underfloor mood lighting. On the first floor you have a spacious living room with the original bell still in the roof, double glazed sash windows and cast iron radiators, the master bedroom with en-suite shower room and final single bedroom lead off from the living room. At the rear of the property, through a gated entrance is an enclosed courtyard with very high walls, ideal for children and pets alike. It features garden furniture and a gas BBQ, a real sun trap all afternoon until sunset so great to relax and dine al fresco. There is also a store off the courtyard for cycling and fishing equipment with a wash down hose outside.
The property is in a superb location with the Severn Valley Railway 50 yards from the property and local shop, pubs and restaurant just 100 yards away. There is parking for 2 cars on the property’s private driveway.£104From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Alcester, EnglandNestling in beautiful countryside within the Heart of England Forest, England’s largest new native broadleaf forest, these two holiday properties are the perfect retreat for a peaceful and tranquil break surrounded by woodland. They have been well thought out and are furnished beautifully with the holidaymaker in mind. The cottages are operated by the Heart of England Forest charity’s wholly owned subsidiary, with all profits being Gift-Aided to the charity, so guests not only enjoy the woodland, but do so in the knowledge that they are supporting the growth of the country’s largest new native broadleaf forest. Both feature a lovely open plan sociable living space, well-equipped kitchens and comfortable bedrooms for that perfect night’s sleep, and each property benefits from a private terrace to enjoy the warmer days sitting and relaxing or dining al fresco with a refreshing glass of wine.
The Heart of England Forest spans over 7,000 acres and has ambitious plans to grow into a 30,000-acre contiguous native broadleaf woodland. The forest comprises a mosaic of habitats from flower-rich meadows to newly planted woodland, from ponds and other wetland areas to mature and ancient woodland. There are miles of public footpaths to explore and really discover the woodlands and getting back to nature. Walk out from the cottages straight down to the Noleham Brook and trace its path to the River Avon, following in the footsteps of otters, or wander over to Colletts Pond, teeming with a variety of bejewelled dragonflies and damselflies.
These cottages enable visitors to access the Heart of England Forest where you may spot one of the country’s rarest butterflies such as the purple emperor, catch a glimpse of one of several IUCN Red List birds of conservation concern, or just enjoy a stroll in the adjacent woodland marvelling at the dappled sunlight on tree leaves. Whichever direction you travel, you will enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery in England. Just under a mile is the charming village of Dorsington, surrounded by rolling hills and countryside. Just over 5 miles is the edge of the Cotswolds where you can drive through quintessentially English villages in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, stopping off at various country pubs, tea rooms and independent shops. Some notable towns and villages worth a visit are Chipping Campden with its beautiful high street, Broadway where you can visit the Tower, Bourton-on-the-Water with the pretty River Windrush running through the centre, and Stow-on-the-Wold, another pretty centre with plenty of independent shops and eateries. Head east to Stratford-upon-Avon, 7 miles, with a wealth of attractions including William Shakespeare’s birthplace, the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre, boat trips and hire, and many shops, bars, restaurants and other historic houses and sites.
For horse racing enthusiasts, you are spoilt for choice with racing at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and Cheltenham. For a day trip to London, Honeybourne station is just a 10-minute drive away with direct trains into London Paddington for alternative days out. Within an easy drive is historic Warwick, with its ancient castle and grounds, as well as Royal Leamington Spa, Kenilworth, Droitwich Spa, Alcester and Henley-in-Arden. The National Exhibition Centre and Resort World is 30 miles to the north.
Acorn Cottage (UK35095) & Oak Cottage (UK35096) can be booked together to accommodate up to 11 guests.£94From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Tenbury Wells, EnglandThe newly renovated Courtyard Retreat is a ground floor apartment, comfortably accommodating up to four guests with wooden floors thorughout. It’s the ideal choice for couples, friends, and families alike.
Calming Farrow and Ball paints feature throughout, stripped back wooden floors and high ceilings make for a calming retreat. Furnished with modern touches but withholding its original features, such high ceilings and its original working open fire. Courtyard Retreat is set within the grounds of a larger privately gated home and gardens.
Courtyare Retreat adjoins the owner’s home which is situated on the edge of Tenbury Wells. The ancient market town of Tenbury is set on the River Teme and was affectionately referred to by Queen Victoria as ’the town in the orchard’. It provides a range of interesting shops, cafés and pubs, whilst Ludlow, with its fine eateries and restaurants, is only a short drive away. For walkers, Titterstone Clee Hill offers spectacular views from its summits, or if you prefer a more leisurely stroll, there are plenty of country walks through the Teme Valley, renowned for its growing of hops and cider apples.
The cathedral cities of Worcester, Hereford and Gloucester are only a short drive away as are the National Trust properties of Berrington Hall and Croft Castle. Shop ½ mile, pub ¼ mile.£79From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Worcester, EnglandDiscover the perfect escape at Kestral Lodge, nestled in the charming village of Little Witley. This idyllic holiday retreat is designed for couples, friends, and families seeking a serene getaway.
The lodge itself offers a seamless experience with its single-level layout, featuring an open-plan kitchen, living, and dining area. The kitchen is well-equipped with modern conveniences, including a microwave and coffee machine, ensuring a hassle-free stay. Unwind in the inviting living room, complete with a Smart TV to cater to all your multimedia needs. Both bedrooms are thoughtfully arranged, with a master bedroom featuring a luxurious kingsize bed, and a second bedroom offering two full sized single beds – ideal for friends or children sharing. The smart shower room boasts a shower cubicle and toilet, adding a touch of elegance to your stay. Step outside to a charming decking area, complete with seating and a BBQ, providing the perfect setting for al fresco dining.
Marvel at the uninterrupted and picturesque views of the surrounding open countryside. The paddock that sits directly in front is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, frequently visited by various wildlife throughout the year. Keep an eye out for the resident chickens that add a delightful touch to the rural charm when passing through on their adventures.
Little Witley offers a perfect blend of activities for couples and families, promising a memorable and diverse getaway. For those seeking adventure, the Great Worcester Maize invites families to navigate through its intricate corn mazes, providing a fun and challenging experience for all ages. Just a short drive away, Go Ape Wyre offers an exhilarating treetop adventure, allowing families and couples to swing through the trees and conquer obstacle courses. Nature lovers can explore the enchanting Wyre Forest, offering serene walking trails and opportunities for cycling amidst the lush woodlands. The breathtaking Malvern Hills, a mere 39-minute drive away, invite couples to enjoy panoramic views and romantic strolls. For a leisurely day by the river, you will find a pub situated on the banks of the River Severn, providing a picturesque setting to savour delicious meals, whist soaking in the tranquil atmosphere. Additionally, Little Witley and its surroundings offer a myriad of activities, including visits to the historic Great Witley Church with its Baroque interiors, and the nearby Witley Court and Gardens showcasing architectural marvels.
Families can also enjoy wildlife encounters at the West Midland Safari Park. Culinary enthusiasts can explore local pubs and cafés, immersing themselves in the warm community atmosphere. With its diverse range of activities, Little Witley ensures that couples, friends and families can tailor their stay to varied interests, creating lasting memories in this charming countryside retreat. However you choose to spend your time here, Kestral Lodge promises a tranquil haven for your holiday, where comfort, convenience, and natural beauty converge for an unforgettable experience.£84From price per night based on 7 night stay