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.
- Mathon, EnglandThis delightful, single storey, detached holiday property, in the grounds of Mathon Court, offers tastefully styled interiors, and the enclosed garden affords wonderful views over open countryside, with streams and direct access to public footpaths for scenic walks. Peacefully located along a quiet lane, yet only 2 miles from the local pub/restaurant, and 3
1/2miles from the popular town of Malvern which has excellent facilities including leisure centre, cinema and theatre which attracts many West End shows and stars, and 7 miles from the historic market town of Ledbury. This is an ideal home for couples or families who wish to explore Worcestershire and Herefordshire. There are many picturesque villages to visit, and the property is well placed for sightseeing, with the cathedral cities of Worcester, Hereford and Gloucester all within driving distance. The Malvern Hills, Cotswolds and Forest of Dean are also within easy reach, as is the Regency spa town of Cheltenham and Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of Shakespeare. Both offer an excellent day out, with an abundance of shops, theatres, racecourses and restaurants. Excellent, challenging walking, golf, fishing, cycling and horse riding are all close by. Shop 1 1/2miles, pub and restaurant 2 miles.£59From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ledbury, EnglandStubb Oak is a beautiful, spacious, three bedroom bungalow, which has been extended to give guests an extremely comfortable stay, and is set within a large garden next to a 2½-acre field. With outdoor seating and a large gas barbecue, accessible via bi-fold doors from the dining room, it’s the perfect place to entertain with families and friends. There is even space in the entrance hall to store up to three bicycles. It is located ¾ mile from the centre of Colwall, in peaceful countryside with lots of wildlife visiting including badgers (the owners provide a nightly food pack for guests to sit and watch them feed), squirrels and a variety of bird life including woodpeckers. Beautiful views of the Malvern Hills can be seen from many rooms in Stubb Oak and are easily accessible from the many pathways around the property. The peaceful rural village of Colwall is situated on the sunny western flanks of the breathtaking Malvern Hills in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village offers an excellent range of local facilities including shops, churches, pubs and a mainline railway station with services to Hereford, Worcester, Birmingham New Street, Oxford and London Paddington. It lays between the market town of Ledbury, 5 miles away, and Great Malvern, 3½ miles away, both of which offer a wide range of facilities and amenities including the famous Malvern theatre, shops and restaurants. Upton-upon-Severn, famous for its jazz, folk and blues festivals, and lovely riverside, is under 10 miles away. The cathedral cities of Gloucester, 22 miles, and Worcester, 11 miles, are worth a day trip. There is lots to do in the area including walking and cycling in the hills, a trip to the Elgar Museum and a visit to the local vineyards and cider producers. Shop, pub and restaurant ¾ mile.£88From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Hay-on-Wye, EnglandThe modern design of this home is complimented with a stylish collection of the fun and quirky features. The spacious open plan kitchen, living and dining area creates the central hub of Outshot Barn, floor to ceiling glass and high ceilings create a spacious and relaxed feel.
The two bedrooms both with their own bathroom, offer peace and tranquillity to help with a good night’s sleep so you will be feeling refreshed and ready to enjoy the day ahead.
If you are an outdoor lover, private trails around the farm offer beautiful walks to start the day and observe the wildlife. The large farm grounds offer plenty of animals and space for children to enjoy. A private courtyard with outdoor seating and a BBQ, create the perfect recipe for long summer evenings outside.
A great place to stay for animal lovers, collect eggs from the chickens and ducks, meet the ponies and the piglets if you’re lucky too. The farm is eco friendly with solar panels providing electricity and there is a spring for water.£118From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ledbury, EnglandWelcome to Stable Lodge at Greenacre, located just outside the small but charming town of Bromyard. Situated midway between Hereford and Worcester, making it the perfect base for exploring these areas.
Stable Lodge at Greenacre is a cosy, two-bedroom lodge designed to make your stay memorable. The owner has purposely built the accommodation for holiday letting after experiences of their own, they wanted to create something others could enjoy. Accommodating up to four guests, plus travel cot if required, with open plan living, kitchen, and dining areas, creating a spacious and inviting atmosphere with patio doors that lead out onto the terrace and with stunning views of the rural countryside, it’s the perfect countryside stay. Enjoy the serenity of the large outdoor field, on your doorstep, perfect for a leisurely stroll with your four-legged friend. Or after a day out exploring, unwind in the relaxing hot tub, perfect for star gazing and located right on the terrace of the lodge so not far to go at all! The owner lives next door and is more than happy to share her love of the area and local knowledge, helping you make the most of your Bromyard adventure.
Bromyard is a hidden gem. Well known for its local farm shops, cider, and artisan food producers. With independent shops to visit and lively town crier events throughout the year, this town offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere to all visitors. The river Frome is nearby for those who like to enjoy canoeing and similar activities. Brockhampton Estate, Shortwood Farm, the Black and White Trail, Ledbury town with its timber framed buildings and historic 17th century market hall, and the city of Hereford with its cathedral and Mappa Mundi, are all a short drive away and wonderful places to visit.£82From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ross-on-Wye, EnglandEnjoy a relaxing getaway in the Herefordshire countryside. Acorn Cottage is a cosy, well-equipped holiday home with a relaxing and homely feel. Set up with everything you need to enjoy your break, the property has been beautifully decorated and consists of a fully equipped kitchen, a cosy living room with a 55" TV with Roku, a small dining area, a comfortable bedroom with a kingsize bed and an en-suite shower room. The cottage is adjacent to the owners’ home in Bromsash, just 3 miles from Ross-on-Wye. You can enjoy your own private courtyard-style garden and there is an abundance of countryside to explore; Acorn Cottage is also dog friendly.
Whether you are looking for a purely relaxing retreat, or a base to explore from, Acorn Cottage is a fantastic option. The Wye Valley is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a hotspot for outdoor activities including cycling, canoeing, hiking and fishing! The county is famous for its impressive landscapes, scattered with quintessential English villages and towns to explore, and the city of Hereford is just a 30-minute drive from the property. You’ll be sure to find plenty of local independent produce, crafts and gastronomy across Herefordshire.
The cottage is conveniently located with the closest pub and a Michelin rated restaurant just 1 mile away. South Herefordshire Golf Club is only ½ mile from the property, where there is also a beautiful lake. Shopping is easily located, just 3 miles away in Ross-on-Wye. Gloucester railway is 14 miles from the property. Shop 2½ miles, pub, and restaurant 1 mile.
This property can be booked with Sunrise Cottage (ref UK11754) and Wisteria Cottage (ref UK34859) to accommodate up to 8 guests.£111From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ledbury, EnglandWhitewells Farm were the first holiday cottages in Herefordshire to have been converted from existing farm buildings into individual self-catering holiday homes in 1978. They all feature original beams throughout, half-cruck trusses and some have vaulted ceilings and beamed room divisions. Situated in the beautiful Herefordshire countryside, Whitewells Farm has a collection of individually styled barn conversions for you to stay in. Converted from one end of the medieval barn, this upside down cottage has two bedrooms and a bathroom on the ground floor. The very large double bedroom has a vanity unit, and second bedroom has a single bed. The bathroom has an over the bath rainfall shower. The staircase leads up to the kitchen/dining area, and the wonderfully beamed living room with outstanding views of the local countryside.
The Black and White Trail, The Elgar Route, Cheltenham, and an abundance of National Trust properties, to name just a few, are some of the fascinating places to explore from your base at Whitewells Farm. Being placed close to the main routes to Hereford, Worcester, Ledbury, and Bromyard mean that access to towns and cities in all directions couldn’t be simpler. Do you enjoy the splendour of Regency buildings? Cheltenham, Leamington Spa, and of course Hereford, have some wonderful examples all within an hour’s drive. Being a border county means there are a wealth of medieval castles and houses to spend time visiting.
Do you like walking? The views of the Malvern Hills from your cottage could inspire you to take that long-promised walk from British Camp along one of the seven most popular trails taking in wonderful views across Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, and Worcestershire.
Locally there are nature reserves, great swathes of common land and lovely interesting walks in this varied countryside that changes with each season. From Ludlow’s eateries, restaurants, and delis’, to Ledbury’s abundance of award-winning butchers and independent cafés, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire, and Gloucestershire’s food offerings just keep getting better and better. Fabulous farm shops, fantastic food festivals, innovative offerings from artisan producers, and the very best selection of local beers and ciders make these counties gastronomically unbeatable. Pub and restaurant 1½ miles.£113From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ledbury, EnglandThis delightful residence is set in the picturesque village of Woolhope and is just 7 miles from the city of Hereford, which offers a range of independent bars, shops and restaurants for guests to enjoy. Nearby, there are many beautiful walks through the Herefordshire countryside, as well as places of historical interest to visit, such as the cathedral in Hereford city, The Black and White House Museum, and Hereford Cider Museum.
This residence is set above and to the rear of the popular village pub which offers great food and drinks and there are large gardens to the rear of the property, with seating, and an outdoor area with BBQ and a patio space.£327From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Hay-on-Wye, EnglandMerbach Hill View Holidays is located 5 miles from the literary town of Hay-on-Wye. This new lodge has been completed in 2023 and offers a fabulous romantic break away for two with a private hot tub! It has ground floor accommodation and is pet friendly allowing your four-legged friends to join this will be the ideal break to explore this beautiful area. The lovely open plan living space has patio doors that lead onto the enclosed decked area which is lit at night and houses the private hot tub. Watch the sun go down whilst taking a dip and having that well deserved drink. The owner has thoughtfully provided bathrobes for your convenience.
The popular town of Hay-on-Wye, known as the town of books and famous for its annual literary festival, is a must visit, with its little boutiques and restaurants and coffee shops there is something here for everyone. Guests can enjoy walking along Offa’s Dyke, the Herefordshire Trail and Marches Way. You are also close to the River Wye and within an easy drive of the Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons and the River Wye. Golf, fishing, horse riding, and canoeing can all be found locally so there is something for everyone to enjoy. There are many National Trust properties to enjoy close by, such as Skenfrith Castle.
Hereford city and the town of Ross-on-Wye are set nearby, and both offer a wide range of shops, bars and restaurants. Merbach Hill View Holidays is set in a beautiful area with stunning views.
Swallow Lodge and Cuckoo Lodge (ref UK42541) can be booked together to accommodate up to 6 guests.£73From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Hereford, EnglandThis beautiful, detached property is decorated to a particularly high standard and is set in the Herefordshire countryside enjoying fantastic views of the surrounding farmland and beyond. Set just 8 miles from the city of Hereford, which offers a range of independent bars, shops and restaurants for guests to enjoy.
The Croft is set on one level and has been recently redecorated, the owners have also considered accessibility for guests with reduced mobility, making this property wheelchair friendly set on one level with a wet room and an electric bed in one of the bedrooms. The stylish living room is inviting at any time of year with a cosy wood burner. An impressive and well-equipped kitchen/dining room makes cooking and enjoying a holiday feast a dream. This fantastic property has a further four bedrooms with a mixture of single and double beds meaning it’s a great place for family or friends to gather together. There is a private patio to the side of the property and the garden wraps around the property. Set in a rural spot this property is detached and there are three parking spaces available in front of the property on the driveway.
Nearby, there are many walks to enjoy through the Herefordshire countryside, as well as places of historical interest to visit, such as the cathedral in Hereford city, The Black and White House Museum, and Hereford Cider Museum. You can take some real Herefordshire cider back to the property to enjoy on the large patio to the rear of the property, where you can enjoy the views.£223From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ledbury, EnglandThis delightful barn conversion offers comfortable living accommodation, set in an ideal holiday location to explore the many landscapes of beautiful Herefordshire, the Wye Valley and the historic remains of past conflicts in this border country. Eastnor Castle and Symmonds Yat are just a short drive away, as are the historic market towns of Ledbury and Ross-on-Wye. Locally, there are many places of historical interest to visit, such as churches, stately homes and museums. Outdoor activities in abundance will be found within the Forest of Dean, including canoeing, climbing, fishing, golf, horse riding and cycling.
The property is set adjoining a large historic Elizabethan farm house, surrounded by farmland and enjoying a pleasant outlook. This property is semi-detached and there is private seating area to the rear of the property along with private parking. Set on one level with an open plan design, the kitchen is well-equipped for making a lovely home cooked meal. The dining area and living space has comfortable seating and a Smart TV. There is also a shower room with a large walk-in shower adjacent to a kingsize bedroom. There’s everything you need for a staycation in the fabulous Herefordshire countryside. Pub and restaurant 2¼ miles.£64From price per night based on 7 night stay