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.
- Ross-on-Wye, England
A 19th century, semi-detached cottage in the Herefordshire village of Upton Bishop. Open fire, pet-friendly, enclosed lawned garden. Walks and cycle routes in the area. Ross-on-Wye 3 miles.£65From 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
- Ross-on-Wye, EnglandA most charming, characterful cottage providing spacious, comfortable accommodation in the idyllic Herefordshire countryside. There are some lovely walks from the door, particularly to Garway Hill, said to be the most beautiful place in Herefordshire, offering stunning views over 5 surrounding counties. The cottage is also ideally placed for you to experience canoeing along the Wye River, swimming in the River Monnow, or hiking on Offa’s Dyke or The Three Castles Way. Horse-riding, rock climbing, canoeing, fishing and caving are all within easy reach in the Wye Valley, the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons. The cottage is also close to the Forest of Dean with its cycling paths, picnic sites, Sculpture Trail and family attractions such as Go Ape. A 20-minute drive away is the cathedral city of Hereford, and the market towns of Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth, which host a variety of quality restaurants and independent shops. For sightseeing, memorable days out can be had at the Blaenavon World Heritage Site, the Roman Caerleon, and Goodrich, Raglan or Eastnor Castles. Golf is possible at Hereford, Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth, and racing found at Chepstow and Cheltenham. The famous book town of Hay-on-Wye is reached after a beautiful drive through The Golden Valley.
After a busy day exploring all that Herefordshire has to offer, enjoy an evening dining in the garden, watching the sun set over the glorious countryside. On the cottage’s ground floor, beyond the entrance porch, you will find the kitchen, with its beautiful wooden work surfaces, food preparation island, and the easy-to-use, hard-to-beat electric Everhot cooker. The kitchen is well equipped for making casseroles, cakes, and tray bakes. The open-plan dining room is the perfect space for enjoying meals with family and friends around the large farmhouse-style table. There are two steps up into the living room with its large, comfy sofas, the wood burner and a smart TV. If you want to get away from the television there is another living space in the glorious sunroom, which has folding glass doors leading out onto the south-facing front patio. There is a ground-floor toilet and a separate utility room with a tumble dryer. On the first floor you will find three bedrooms, one with a super kingsize bed, and two with twin beds. The bathroom has the best views from the cottage and has a stand-alone roll-top bath, shower cubicle, handbasin and toilet. Off-road parking for up to three cars is available in the gravel yard opposite the cottage, just across the road, where there are also some fruit trees.£89From 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.£72From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Hay-on-Wye, EnglandCromwell House is situated in Winforton just 6 miles from the literary town of Hay-on-Wye and is full of fabulous artwork and luxury throughout. Hay-on-Wye, with its renowned festival every year, is definitely the place to be for those who love books, art and quirky shops, as well as lots of pubs and restaurants. Those looking to explore the open countryside can enjoy walks from the door and there are fabulous views of Hay Bluff from the bedrooms of Cromwell House.
The town of Hereford is 15 miles away with its cathedral to explore, which is also the location for the famous Mappa Mundi and Chained Library exhibition. There are also plenty of shops and restaurants. The historic town of Brecon is 22 miles from the property and has an array of coffee shops, art galleries, and much more; the regimental museum is also worth a visit. Those in search of adventure can head to Pen Y Fan and take in the breathtaking views of the rolling countryside.
Cromwell House has an open plan living space; the living area has a cosy open fire you can curl up in front of and watch a film or sport on the Smart TV, which offers Sky and Netflix. Patio doors lead out onto the enclosed lawned garden from where you can admire views of the rolling hills of Hay Bluff whilst sitting in the egg chair! On the first floor is an office space with a Mac computer, and two bedrooms (one kingsize and one double), each with fitted wardrobes and views over Hay Bluff. The family bathroom has a free-standing bath, shower cubicle and heated towel rail, whilst the master bedroom offers a super kingsize bed, a walk-in wardrobe and en-suite shower room with a heated towel rail.
Cromwell House and The Nest (UK42451) can be booked together to accommodate up to 8 guests..£131From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ross-on-Wye, EnglandEnjoy the stunning views across the countryside towards the Welsh Mountains before you step inside this beautiful property. This Chantry is a must see, with its traditional features and lovely character, you’ll feel like you’re staying within a period drama house.
The kitchen has been finished with a cottage style and is well-equipped with all the appliances you will need. A large wooden table and chairs takes centre stage with low lighting that’s simply perfect for a family supper. A utility room is accessed off the kitchen/dining room; a great space for muddy boots and dogs. Then when it’s time to relax, step into the living room where you can sit back in front of the wood burner; the cosy sofas and floral fabric armchairs really finish the room. There is a small alcove with card table and selection of games. When you really want some peace, hideaway in the small snug with a good book or watch TV. You also have three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Outside you can enjoy the views where the garden has a rustic feel with a patio area offering a table and chairs with the remainder of the grounds set as a mature meadow. The rear of the property forms part of Garway Hillside and has sheep roaming freely. There’s lots of local animals and wildlife include mountain horses, sheep, and Great Crested Newts to enjoy. The unique beauty of the property is that you are remote, so remember to stock up on food and essentials before you arrive.
Garway Hill, one of the most beautiful places in Herefordshire. Within easy reach is the Offa’s Dyke, Wye Valley Way and the Forest of Dean, as well as horse riding and kayaking available on the River Monnow and River Wye. The vibrant town of Monmouth is close by with elegant Georgian mansions and Victorian courtyards, offering shops, pubs, and restaurants. The area has many castles including Monmouth, Goodrich & Raglan Castles, and numerous beautiful churches including the remains of the stunning Tintern Abbey, just half an hour away.£65From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ledbury, EnglandThis luxury apartment is set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within 10 acres of idyllic grounds with 2 acres of enchanting woodland.
They have magnificent surroundings with beautiful panoramic views of neighbouring farmland, the Malvern Hills and Worcestershire/Herefordshire countryside. The Treehouse features an open-plan very sociable living space with a kitchen and a living area with a cosy wood burner, alongside a 48" Smart TV, sound system and DVD player. Doors lead to a south-facing patio with garden furniture & hot tub, the ideal spot for relaxing with a drink or dining al-fresco. There is no bike store as such but there is a barn.
The property is within 15 minutes’ drive of Malvern and the location is ideal for nature enthusiasts, with an abundance of wildlife to observe as well as unrivalled birdwatching. Attractions to visit near the cottages include the Malvern Hills, Three Counties Showground and Malvern Theatre, as well as farm shops, gardens, gift shops, picnic areas and walking trails. Fishing, golf and horse riding are also available, as well as pick your own fruit (in season). Racecourses in the locality include Hereford, Worcester, Chepstow, Ludlow, Cheltenham, Wolverhampton, Warwick and Stratford. A public footpath on site joins the local network, and local bus stops are nearby. It is a 10-minute drive to the nearest railway station, and only a 1-hour drive from Birmingham city centre and Birmingham International Airport.£103From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Leominster, EnglandThis wonderful, detached house rests in Stansbatch near Presteigne, Herefordshire. WiFI. Woodburning stove. Off-road parking. Leominster 11.6 miles; Ludlow 16.7 miles; Hay-on-Wye 17.7 miles.£74From 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.£212From price per night based on 7 night stay