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Whites Farm Barn in Ledbury, Herefordshire, West England

Whites Farm Barn, Ledbury, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £1045

Self catering accommodation in Ledbury sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: Whites Farm Barn is absolutely stunning and probably one of the best barn conversions we have seen. Set deep within the countryside the property offers a real countryside experience and yet is within a convenient distance of one of the regions most delightful market towns - Ledbury. Internally the barn is presented in a welcoming and attractive open plan style, with large open spaces displaying the oak beams and original 'cross windows'. These period features mix beautifully with some contemporary touches such as underfloor heating. There is also the added benefit of a ground floor bedroom and bathroom. Externally the barn has an enclosed garden to the front and enjoys a lovely location situated down a quite lane within a little hamlet. The owner provides a super welcome basket (and maybe a little homemade Perry!!) and informs us that you can now order Waitrose deliveries to your door. This is an excellent choice for those who like quality, space and something a little historic. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.Short Breaks welcome all year round.ACCOMMODATIONEntrance into vast Living Area.Living Area with three sofas and easy chair, flatscreen TV with Freeview with DVD playerKitchen / Dining area. Table and six chairs, Kitchen with electric hob and oven. microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, washer/drier and dishwasher. Bedroom One with twin beds and wardrobe. Bathroom One with large walk in shower, WC,washbasin and heated towel railUpstairsBedroom Two with double bed, sofa, hanging rail and chest of drawers.Bathroom Two with bath, handheld shower, WC, washbasin heated towel rail.Bedroom Three with king size bed, chest of drawers and hanging rail.Underfloor heating throughout, upstairs and downstairs*OutsideThere is a lovely, enclosed garden with a couple of fruit trees around the property with bench and separate table with benches.Off-street Parking. Strictly Babes in arms or children aged 5 + ONLY. *The underfloor heating is set at a constant level of warmth (dependent on the time of year naturally!) and is included within your price. Any additional requirements may be charged by the owner separately, at cost.No Pets. No Smokers. Short Breaks welcome year round, outside July, August and the Christmas/New Year period. Damages Deposit of £150 payable on arrival. Waitrose will deliver!Wifi Internet available


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Temple of Diana in Weston-under-Lizard, Shropshire, West England

Temple of Diana, Weston-under-Lizard, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £989

Self catering accommodation in Weston-under-Lizard sleeps 6.

Features include: • Internet Access • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

Temple of Diana details

Please note that this property is currently under refurbishment, photographs will be available towards the middle of June 2015

The Temple of Diana, built in the 1760’s for Sir Henry Bridgeman, is located within 1,000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown Parkland on the Weston Park estate.

The Temple is a masterpiece of the 18th century architect James Paine whose work can also be seen at Chatsworth and Alnwick Castle to name a few. Sir Henry Bridgeman inherited Weston in 1764, as grandson of Lady Anne Newport, sister of the 4th Earl of Bradford of the 1st creation. He started spending heavily on improvements to the House and wider estate. He ordered fine furniture in London, commissioned the stunning Gobelin tapestries from Paris and instructed the legendary ‘Capability’ Brown to landscape the park. It was Sir Henry’s vision that was to leave a lasting impression on the landscape at Weston.
As a multi-purpose 18th century garden building, the Temple has many intriguing features which will be enjoyed by guests 21st century style; a three-bay glazed Orangery used for the cultivation of exotic plants with a spectacular outlook over the landscape; the circular Tea Room ,where the lady of the house would take tea and the Octagonal Music Room where the family would gather for recitals.

The Temple was undoubtedly integral to Brown’s plans, nestled in Temple Wood, one of only five Pleasure Grounds conceived by Brown. The Temple’s north side was intended to be seen from across Temple Pool and was inspired by Andrea Palladio’s 16th century Venetian works and therefore gave the front and back of the building two very different architectural styles depending on how the visitor approached the estate.

The Weston Park Foundation, the independent charitable trust that now owns and maintains the estate is giving this very special property a new lease of life, balancing comfort and modernity whilst respecting its heritage.
A short break in the Temple will be a truly unique experience.


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Llangain Farmhouse in Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire, West England

Llangain Farmhouse, Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £979

Self catering accommodation in Hay-on-Wye sleeps 8.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 8

Accommodation overview: Llangain Farmhouse enjoys one of the most spectacular locations imaginable. Situated on a hill overlooking the Wye Valley, you can literally stand awe struck at this utterly magical view. With over 250 years of history this is a holiday home that comes highly recommended with traditional features throughout, including beams, thick walls and three woodburning stoves. The house has been restored using local craftsmen and materials (such as Herefordshire Oak) to create a one off property. The cottage can sleep up to 12 as there is an additional barn for an extra two people. We see this as a wonderful converted farmhouse with a location that is unparalled.ACCOMMODATION Farmhouse (sleeps 6/8, 4 bedrooms) Entrance to Living Room with wood burning stove, two sofas (one a sofa bed*) plus armchairs, large TV with integral DVD/CD player. Kitchen, fully equipped with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, dining table and chairs, woodburning stove and storage heater. Bathroom with bath (with shower fitting), washbasin and WC. UpstairsBedroom One with 5ft double bed and wardrobeBedroom Two with twin beds, standard size and wardrobeBedroom Three with 3ft wide bunk beds. Bedroom Four (accessed via a steep oak ladder stairs, suitable for the more agile), with twin/double bedroom. The Barn (sleeps 2) with an open-plan mezzanine bedroom. The barn is presented in a traditional style with beams and flagstone floor, it is open plan with steep stairs to the gallery bedroomKitchen with electric cooker, microwave and a fridge/ freezer, dining table and chairsLiving Area with sofa and armchair TV and video, a piano plus woodburning stove and storage heater. Shower Room with shower, WC and washbasinUpstairsGallery Bedroom, accessed via a steep oak stairladder with double bed. OutsideA lovely garden of half an acre with the most magical views, a sunny part-paved courtyard, BBQ, picnic tables, benches and soft reclining chairs.Friday Changeover please. Cot available. Short Breaks welcome through out the year excluding Summer months, Easter, Xmas/New Year, Half terms and Hay Festival. Heating by storage heaters and wood-burning stoves. Electricity and logs are included all year. Linen provided, but NOT towels. Pets welcome. Cot provided. This property can be rented with Bullens Bank for large parties.*Sofa bed charged £40 extra per weekend or per week.Important Note: the property is reached via a steep stone track which is not suitable for 'low-profile' cars.


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3 Palace Yard in Hereford, Herefordshire, West England

3 Palace Yard, Hereford, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £397

Self catering accommodation in Hereford sleeps 6.

Features include: • Internet Access • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 6

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3 Palace Yard details

Palace Yard is a four-storey townhouse in the heart of the city of Hereford. Set in the beautiful Cathedral district, it enjoys direct and uninterrupted views of the Cathedrals spectacular West Door and its Cloisters from most windows. The property has been recently renovated and refurbished to a high standard, blending period features with contemporary furnishings.

Whilst Palace Yard is picturesquely situated directly opposite the Cathedral, Chained Library, and the world famous Mappa Mundi exhibition, it is just a two to three minute level walk from the bars and restaurants of Broad Street, as well as the boutique shops in nearby Church Street. The recently opened Old Market development is a further three to five minute level walk housing a Waitrose, a six-screen Odeon cinema and numerous further bars and restaurants.

The surrounding countryside is rural with National Trust properties, wonderful walks and country pubs. The picturesque market towns of Ledbury, Leominster and Ross are all within a 15 mile radius. Hereford also makes a good base for the festivals at Hay, Ludlow, and Cheltenham throughout the year.


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Bearwood House and Cottage in Pembridge, Herefordshire, West England

Bearwood House and Cottage, Pembridge, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 15
Weekly prices from £1389

Self catering accommodation in Pembridge sleeps 15.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Hot Tub • Golf near by • Pub near by • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 15

Accommodation overview:

Bearwood House & Cottage details

Bearwood House is a half-timbered property in an idyllic rural holiday setting. The House is adjacent to but entirely separate from Bearwood Cottage. If the house and cottage are booked together there is ample space in the dining room to accommodate 15 guests.

Endless entertainment is provided. In the sunken garden there is a luxury outdoor hot tub for 6 people. The games room contains a pool table, tennis table and darts board. Six bicycles including a tandem, croquet, badminton, boules and many other garden games are provided. There is a Wii, a playstation 2, an iPod docking station and a good selection of board games. Tennis is available at the owner's house nearby. Free wireless broadband is provided.

The house is set in grounds of more than an acre with an arboretum, sunken garden and loggia.

The 15c New Inn, post office, delicatessen and farm shop are a mile away in the picturesque "black and white" village of Pembridge. The Michelin-starred Stagg Inn is within 15 minutes' drive and the market towns of Ludlow (with a further 2 Michelin-starred restaurants) and Hay-on-Wye are within 25 minutes' drive. Golf at England's highest golf course and flying lessons are nearby. Numerous other outdoor pursuits can easily be arranged.

Places to visit within the area include:
Berrington Hall - A fine house created by Henry Holland, explore the many rooms or relax by the lake.
Croft Castle - Home of the Croft family for nearly 1000 years the castle has many stories to uncover.
Hampton Court and Gardens - Offering a variety of events throughout the year, the castle dates back to the 15th Century and has an interesting history.
Hergest Gardens - Set in the Heart of the Welsh Marshes with stunning views towards the Black Mountains.
Ludlow Castle - A fine Medieval Castle with a fascinating history, makes a great day out for all the family.
Hereford Cathedral - A beautiful building, home of the Mappa Mundi.
Monkland Cheese Dairy - A working dairy farm. Learn and discover the methods of cheese production with an experience day.
Dunkertons Cider Mill - Makers of traditional organic Cider and Perry with a shop on site.
Leominster Antique Centre - Situated in the middle of the town with over 25 antique shops to visit.

Special Events within the area include:
Hay on Wye Festival Offering two festivals through the year, the first taking place 21-31 May 2015, the Winter festival taking place 29 November - 1 December 2014.


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The Oaks in Inwood, Shropshire, West England

The Oaks, Inwood, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 10
Weekly prices from £904

Self catering accommodation in Inwood sleeps 10.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Fishing near by • Golf near by • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 10

Accommodation overview:

The Oaks details

The Oaks is a detached country holiday house in a tranquil position in the South Shropshire hills, one of the UK's designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Situated on the side of the Long Mynd, this luxury self catering rental enjoys stunning views over the surrounding hills.

The Oaks has been refurbished to a high standard and offers contemporary, spacious and light accommodation. The garden is approximately two acres and is surrounded by post and rail fencing and hedges. Two large, sunny stone patios with teak furniture face west and south with delightful views over Shropshire's Caradoc and Lawley Hills.

Situated in an ideal location for an outdoor break with numerous walks and mountain bike rides from the front gate, which leads directly onto National Trust land. The nearest golf course is at Church Stretton and is the third highest in the country with fantastic views! A number of traditional country pubs with great food, open fires and real ale are situated a short drive away.

The property is ideally placed for visiting the medieval Shropshire town of Shrewsbury with its speciality shopping, fine foods and amenities. Five minutes away is Church Stretton, a Victorian spa resort and finally Shropshire's gastronomic capital Ludlow, with its Michelin-starred restaurants.

Nearby for children, is Shropshire's historic working farm at Acton Scot, the Secret Hills Discovery Centre at Craven Arms or the interactive museums of Ironbridge.


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The Knoll Tower in Weston-under-Lizard Shifnal, Shropshire, West England

The Knoll Tower, Weston-under-Lizard Shifnal, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £354

Self catering accommodation in Weston-under-Lizard Shifnal sleeps 2.

Features include: • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Romantic Breaks • Easy Walking Access • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview:

The Knoll Tower details

The Knoll Tower, built circa 1865, is located in the midst of the ancient and historic park of Weston Park, with panoramic views of the Shropshire countryside and Welsh borders.

This luxury self-catering bolt hole is available for week or weekend short breaks throughout the year. Sleeping two this Victorian Hunting Lodge was built in the late 1800s by the third Earl of Bradford. Set over three floors, leading up to a top floor sitting room with stunning panoramic views over Capability Browns stunning 18th century parkland, the Tower combines all the home comforts you could would want but in a unique historic hideaway.

The Knoll Tower is situated on the outer reaches of the Park and as well as unrivalled views across to the magnificent 17th century stately home and the Temple of Diana, also enjoys views across the Shropshire Hills, affording total privacy for a relaxing escape.

The magnificent 17th century stately home, which can be seen from the Tower was built in 1671, the estate also features two more Grade 1 listed buildings, the Temple of Diana and the Roman Bridge in Temple Wood. Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, a frequent visitor to Weston, suggested building a hunting lodge on the Knoll and so the Tower was created.

Guests staying at Knoll Tower can enjoy walking through Temple Wood, one of only five Capability Brown Pleasure Grounds left intact in the UK. The Granary Grill and Deli on the estate is open all year round with the Grill serving lunch and dinner and the Deli stocking a wide range of speciality food and drink.

Although the Earls of Bradford owned much of the land around Weston the Knoll on which the Tower was erected was owned by the Durrant Family of Tong, a village close to the Park, up until 1855 at which time their small estate was put up for sale.

The Durrant Family of Tong had made their money in the Caribbean in the sugar trade. The last owner before the sale of the estate divorced his wife after which he led a fairly extravagant life style. A character not loved locally, he erected a monument on the Knoll to celebrate his divorce. On his demise, his two sons blew the monument up and we believe there is a remnant of the masonry in the woodland near the Tower.

The Weston Park Foundation took over the Weston Park estate in 1986, the Tower was unused and semi derelict at that time. In 2002 it was restored and permission granted to build an extersion providing kitchen, bathroom and heating. In December 2013, the property went through a major redecoration programme to enable the charity to offer the property as a unique destination for short breaks.


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Old Burfa in Evenjobb, Herefordshire, West England

Old Burfa, Evenjobb, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 16
Weekly prices from £989

Self catering accommodation in Evenjobb sleeps 16.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Cottage Sleeps 16

Accommodation overview:

Old Burfa details


Old Burfa is a late 15th century house which has been extensively refurbished and restored over the last 30 years. Its retained charm, making it an unusual house that many like to visit.

Located in the hamlet of Evenjobb overlooking the Brecon hills, Old Burfa is just 18 miles west of Leominster.

There are many attractive towns that are nearby. Presteigne and Kingston offer a variety of good quality shopping including a thriving craft industry.

The Oak at Titley is recommended, with its Michelin Star. The Harp Inn at Old Radnor just three miles away, serves great food and local ale and has a lovely sitting out area where you can enjoy views of the countryside.

There are many great walks which vary in length, including the famous Offa's Dyke that runs along past Old Burfa. Offa's Dyke covers 177 miles and passes through eight counties and three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are also amazing walk throughout the Black Mountains.

There is a mainline station at Leominster.

Special events in the area include the Hay Festival of Literature and Arts at Hay on Wye, Presteigne Festival of Music and Art, Knighton Festival and Titley Jazz Festival.


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Great Catley Hop Kilns in Bosbury, Herefordshire, West England

Great Catley Hop Kilns, Bosbury, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £303

Self catering accommodation in Bosbury sleeps 2.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview:

Great Catley Hop Kilns details

The Grade II listed Hop Kiln adjoins Great Catley in a stunning rural setting with wildlife, footpaths and cycle routes surrounding it and the Malvern Hills in the distance. The property, which dates back to the 16th century, was once a working hop and cider farm but now comprises luxurious living within a traditional stone and oak structure with many old features that were used at that time for hop making.

It is situated in the hamlet of Catley, a mile from the village of Bosbury and only 20 minutes from the M50. Two local pubs are within a mile and a half, the Bell at Bosbury and the Oak at Staplow. Both serve local ales, excellent food and take-outs. The area is a perfect retreat for exploring the beautiful Herefordshire countryside.

The old town of Ledbury has its traditional black and white buildings but within them are a very eclectic range of independent shops and restaurants. Close by are Eastnor Castle, the Three Choirs Vineyard and Westons Cider Mill. The cities of Hereford and Worcester are an equidistant 15 miles. Both have beautiful cathedrals and riverside settings. Hereford has the famous Mappa Mundi and Worcester its cricket ground and racecourse.

The Malvern Hills are just 20 minutes away together with its spa town and theatre. Ludlow, Hay-on-Wye, Gloucester and Cheltenham are all less than an hour away with their own renowned festivals.


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Pool Head Cottage in Westhide, Herefordshire, West England

Pool Head Cottage, Westhide, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £397

Self catering accommodation in Westhide sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Fishing near by • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

Pool Head Cottage details


Located on the Westhide Estate, Pool Head Cottage provides a contemporary and cosy holiday get-a-away, in the beautiful county of Herefordshire. The quiet village of Westhide is hidden away, just two miles from the A4103 which links the charming cities of Hereford and Worcester making it easily accessible from the M5. Hereford is just six miles away and benefits from a mainline station so access by rail is an option. Both cities are within easy driving and offer a wide choice of restaurants, shops, entertainment and attractions.

The accommodation on the Westhide Estate offers a peaceful environment in which to relax and unwind. Enjoy walking through its 400 acre oak woodland, fishing in one of its many pools or just sipping a glass of wine whilst enjoying incredible views of the Malvern Hills and Black Mountains - both of which provide outstanding hiking, mountain biking and horse riding opportunities. Enthusiastic walkers can easily walk the three miles to the neighbouring village of Withington to find the Cross Keys public house, (bar only), and local shop. Food and wine connoisseurs will enjoy visits to Westons Cider, the Three Choirs vineyard and historic wool town of Ludlow - famous for its numerous Michelin Star restaurants - time it right and you could enjoy one of the many fantastic local food festivals, including Abergavenny and Ludlow .

Other attractions in the area include the historic Eastnor Castle, the beautiful gardens at Hampton Court, Symmonds Yat, horse racing at Hereford and Cheltenham and the many farmers' markets hosted in the local market towns of Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye and Hay-on-Wye - also home of the Guardian Literary Festival.London to Westhide approx. three hours.


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Pine Cottage in Broadway, Worcestershire, West England

Pine Cottage, Broadway, Worcestershire, West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £665

Self catering accommodation in Broadway sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: Pine Cottage is a lovely, spacious holiday cottage, located in a quiet spot a short walk from the centre of the historic and picturesque Cotswold village of Broadway. The cottage which is very warm and welcoming, is perfectly located for enjoying Broadway's lovely choice of shops or for touring the many, many stunning villages in the near vicinity. The famous Broadway Tower is about 30 mins walk away! The cottage has a family 'feel' to it, with large spacious rooms throughout, as well as the little stream which runs past the bottom of the garden. The two bathrooms make it a good choice for two couples looking for a privacy in their country get-away. We feel that for many the main appeal to this property, is its location which is moments from Broadway's beautiful High Street one of the Cotswolds most pictureseque scenes amd host to some excellent pubs and shops. This cottage has excellent facilities and is therefore absolutely ideal for a family of four or two couples.  ACCOMMODATIONEntrance through to Hall, with hanging for coats etc.Living Room with gas 'coal-fire effect' fire, two large sofas plus additional seating, flatscreen TV with DVD and surround sound system. Doors to garden.Dining Room with table and four chairs. There is a small snug area also with chair, plus doors to garden. Kitchen fully equipped with gas hob, oven and grill, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine.  Access to the garden. Cloakroom with WC and washbasin.UpstairsMaster Bedroom with King Size double bed, wardrobe and chests of drawers, plus Ensuite Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and handbasin, Bedroom Two with standard doubkle bed (4ft6in) and wardrobe Bathroom Two with bath, shower over, WC and washbasin. OutsideTo the rear of the property is a private, enclosed garden with seating area under pergola on raised deck overlooking stream, garden furniture. Please note that the stream is NOT protected and therefore is not suitable for children of a young age. Central heating, all gas and electricity included all year. Regret No Pets. Please No children under 12 due to the stream. Babes in Arms welcome! Off street parking for two cars. Cot only supplied.The Owner requires a damages deposit before you arrival.


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The Coach House in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, West England

The Coach House, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £397

Self catering accommodation in Bridgnorth sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

The Coach House (Shrops) details

The Coach House at Upton Cressett is a beautifully converted former 19th century coach house adjacent to Upton Cressett Hall and winner of Best Hidden Gem at the 2011 Hudson's Heritage Awards.

The property features exposed beams, a large sitting room with high ceilings leading out through French Windows to a private patio, and access to the historic gardens of Upton Cressett.

Upton Cressett is a secluded hamlet deep in the Shropshire countryside, but lies within four and a half miles of historic Bridgnorth and five miles of the small, pretty market town of Much Wenlock. It is accessed by a winding and, in places, steep lane which leads to the Hall. Next to the Hall is the historic Norman church of St Michael with its 12th century wall paintings.

Upton Cressett is a haven of peace and rural beauty - an ideal place to explore the Heart of England, from the gastronomic centre of Ludlow to the Ironbridge Gorge Museum, the Shropshire hills and many other historic houses, gardens and nurseries including David Austen Roses.

The Coach House can be taken in conjunction with The Gatehouse (also in our brochure) to provide accommodation for eight guests.


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