Full of natural beauty and rural charm, Herefordshire is a truly special place to visit. With stretches of farmlands, woodlands and rolling hills, you and your pooch can enjoy some of the most magnificent countryside walks - before you retreat to a cosy dog-friendly cottage or hotel tucked away in one of the many picturesque villages or towns.
- Marstow, EnglandPart of a working farm specialising in several pedigree breeds of sheep, are these two delightful properties boast a wealth of period detail in exposed beams and stone walls. The 16th century listed cottage on three floors (ref W4023), has a ground floor bedroom and shower room with wheelchair access and extensive views from the principal rooms towards Symonds Yat and the Forest of Dean. The old detached barn conversion (ref W40058) has large picture windows that give extensive views over beautiful countryside from the principal rooms which include six bedrooms, a large farm-style kitchen and living room. They are perfect for family get-togethers and anniversary parties with ideal facilities available. There are excellent bird-watching opportunities nearby and other local attractions include Goodrich and Monmouth Castles. Canoeing and fishing on the River Wye, 10 minutes away, are popular, Glen Cottage (W4023) has a useful utility room with plenty of room to store fishing equipment. There is a butterfly zoo and maze within 2 miles, a swimming pool within 4 miles and Go Ape in the Forest of Dean. The market towns of Ross-on-Wye, 5 miles, and Ledbury, 12 miles away, while the historic cathedral cities of Hereford and Gloucester are 23 miles. The Malvern Hills, Brecon Beacons, Forest of Dean and the Cotswolds are within easy reach, making it an ideal base for those interested in climbing, walking and touring holidays. Ideal for golfers with a golf course within 5 miles. Fishing can also be found nearby. The owner can provide stabling for 2 horses. Hot air balloon flights available (at cost). Pub with restaurant is within easy walking access. There is extensive parking available. Shop 1½ miles, pub ½ mile and restaurant 2 miles.£70From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ross-on-Wye, EnglandSpaciously spread over two floors, Spire View comfortably accommodates up six guests in three double bedrooms. The ground floor boasts a formal living room and a large dining room, and both are bright, stylish and great for entertaining. There is also a fully equipped kitchen that includes a an Aga and a small breakfast area. To the rear of the ground floor, you will also find a utility/boot room, great for washing down muddy boots and paws after a day out in the Herefordshire countryside. An enclosed landscaped garden also provides some lovely outdoor space to enjoy those long summer days. Why not fire up the barbecue and pour the Pimms for dinner a lfresco. On the first floor, guests can choose from three double bedrooms, and a luxurious bathroom features a roll-top bath.
Beyond your lovely abode is a plethora of wonderful places to visit. On the outskirts of Wilton, within a short drive are Hereford and Gloucester, and about an hour’s drive are Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff and Cheltenham.
When visiting Ross-on-Wye, no trip would be complete without a visit to Symonds Yat, a magical spot on the River Wye. Start at the top of the rock for panoramic views and breathtaking scenery. Stroll down through the woodland to reach the water’s edge to enjoy a yummy pub lunch. If you don’t have your own canoe or kayak, why not hire one and paddle your way down the Wye?
However you choose to spend your time in Herefordshire, Spire View will be sure not to disappoint. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.£111From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ross-on-Wye, EnglandThis lovely property is set in the vibrant village of Whitchurch with a thriving local shop and cafe, an Indian restaurant, several nearby pubs, and restaurants, and two garages, both with small supermarkets. The next nearest town is Monmouth, an historical town just 6 miles from the property where you will also find two golf courses, shops, several churches, an historic independently owned cinema, many pubs and restaurants, an ancient medieval covered bridge, and the popular Nelson Museum. There is also a castle, near to the place where Henry V was born. This property is set on the edge of the beautiful Wye Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the Forest of Dean is very close by with walking, cycling, climbing, castle trails and many other activities to keep even the most active of guests entertained. For those looking to relax this property has a good-sized garden to the rear and is set with private garden furniture in a peaceful spot. The property is Semidetached and has an enclosed garden to the rear of the property.£75From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ledbury, EnglandRailway Terrace gives you a welcoming feel from the moment you step through the door. The cosy living room with its wood burner is perfect for snuggling up to watch a movie in front of the fire after a long day exploring. The room opens up onto the dining room, where you can spend hours playing games or eating the wonderful meal you have created in the fabulously equipped kitchen. Upstairs you have three bedrooms, two with zip and link beds making for flexible sleeping arrangements no matter your party type. There is also a large single room with an additional pull-out single. Much time and care has been spent both in the home and outside to create an enclosed family garden area with seating, barbecue area, pergola and a lawn for kids to play in, which is slightly separate from the property.
On the edge of the large village of Colwall, you have restaurants, bars and takeaways under a mile away if you do not feel like cooking, local shops will have the essentials you need, with larger shops close by in Great Malvern. Take some time to explore and visit the nearby picturesque towns and villages, walk the Malvern Hills, visit Eastnor Castle or spend a day out at one of the many events held at the Three Counties Showground, which is just 5 miles away!
Further afield are the cities of Worcester and Hereford, both easily reachable by train, and luckily the train station is just 600m away, so its the perfect spot for leaving the car behind and exploring the local attractions by rail! National Trust properties surround the area and are always a must see, as well as visiting the cities of Gloucester and Cheltenham, the latter is great for a day at the races. Shop 530 yards, pub and restaurant ½ mile.£86From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Hereford, EnglandThis lovely detached property offers spacious and comfortable accommodation. It has access to a private garden which overlooks the stable yard. There is also a fantastic summer house within the garden offering guests a lovely spot to enjoy the scenery with comfortable seating within.
Herefordshire is a hidden gem, surrounded by fantastic counties such as Shropshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Monmouthshire and Powys. The property is just 4 miles from the city of Hereford which has an array of independent bars, shops and restaurants for guests to enjoy. Within the city there is Hereford Cathedral to explore which is also the location for the famous Mappa Mundi and Chained Library exhibition.
There are many walks nearby and there is the popular Gruffalo Trail at Queenswood Country Park, which is sure to be a hit with younger visitors, or for breathtaking views try Hergest Ridge and Offa’s Dyke, or visit Hay-on-Wye and get to the gateway of the Breacon Beacons and the Black Mountains.
The Coach House is set next to the owners own property.£176From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ross-on-Wye, EnglandKeepers Cottage is a wonderful place for a family break or getaway with friends to explore this great area – there are walks to be had straight from the front door over the rolling countryside. For those wanting to sit and admire the landscape then the conservatory at the back of the property offers some great views, relax with a glass of something chilled in front of the wood burner in the living room.
With the most stunning views of the Herefordshire countryside, this great farmhouse property is perfectly positioned for guests looking to get away and enjoy the peace and quiet that this part of the country offers. The property is set on the owner’s farmland and overlooks the rolling hills of Herefordshire, it is just a short distance from Hereford, Hay-on-Wye, Ross-on-Wye, Abergavenny, and Monmouth, offering guests plenty of choice when it comes to things to do in the area. All these locations offer an array of bars, shops, and restaurants for guests to enjoy during day trips.
This part of Herefordshire offers an excellent selection of things to see and do including visiting both Skenfrith Castle and Goodrich Castle which are both stunning sites of historical interest. For the more adventurous guests, why not take a canoe down the Wye or take a walk up any one of the surrounding hills including The Skirrid and Symonds Yat Rock. The farmhouse is also close to 200 acres of Common land which provides ideal walking with magnificent views of the Severn counties. After a busy day exploring the county, guests can return to the property and enjoy sitting out looking at the view from the patio or by relaxing in the private hot tub. Pub 2 miles and restaurant 2¼ miles.£84From price per night based on 7 night stay