NOW OPEN: The Garden Lodge and Upstairs apartment are now open for visitors. Set in the beautiful Herefordshire countryside yet only minutes from Hereford city centre, The Steppes offers you a taste of luxury you would expect from a top rate self catering establishment all year round. There are two self catering holiday cottages, both with outside doors to the gardens. Easy access is available if required for the Garden Lodge and there is a large car parking area. Upstairs is a studio apartment comprising a large lounge/king size bedroom area complete with fully fitted kitchen and a luxury Italian designed ensuite shower room with underfloor heating. As the name suggests there is a flight of stairs to negotiate. The Garden Lodge is the latest addition to the suite of self catering holiday cottages and comprises a lounge with fully fitted kitchen and separate king size bedroom with ensuite shower room. This holiday cottage is centrally heated and has access to its own private garden area with pond. The Garden Lodge is also dog friendly. Lin and Martin, your hosts, are both keen to give you an experience you will want to repeat whether you are on holiday or on […]
UPDATE: Castle House will be opening on Monday, 6th July. From this date, they will be welcoming B & B guests to stay in their townhouse, Number 25, only. The hope and aim is to fully re-open Castle House, offering their usual services, very soon. Included in the 20 of the most charming UK city hotels by The Good Hotel Guide 2017 Castle House Hotel is a family-owned boutique hotel in the heart of the city of Hereford just a two-minute walk from the medieval Hereford Cathedral. A classic Georgian villa, the hotel has 24 individually designed luxury suites and bedrooms including 8 in its more contemporary townhouse, Number 25, just a few yards away. It’s pretty, terraced garden beside the old Hereford Castle moat is a perfect place for al fresco dining. Castle House is the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding countryside and Wye Valley as well as the historic city of Hereford, with its magnificent cathedral, the world-famous Mappa Mundi and Chain Library and the beautiful river Wye running through. Castle House Hotel has been chosen as one of The Sunday Telegraph’s Hotel Guru Fiona Duncan’s top 10 UK hotels for 2016 for her ”most memorable stay” […]
UPDATE: Open from July 4th 2020, Somerville House will only be opening half of their rooms to ensure everyone has plenty of space. Rigorous safety and cleaning measures are in place. 5* city centre B&B with fantastic views over the city of Hereford For the last 13 years Somerville House has been the only AA 5 Star Guest Accommodation in Hereford City. A detached late Victorian Villa, dating from 1895, in a tree-lined residential road, this guest house offers ’boutique style” bed and breakfast accommodation with original features which blends the luxury and comfort of a good hotel with warm, relaxed and friendly service. There are 11 bedrooms all with stylish ensuites. A choice of single, double, twin and Super king rooms are available. Beautifully furnished, all the rooms have hair dryers, ironing facilities, tea and coffee making facilities, fridge/minibar, multi-channel televisions, free Wi-Fi access and the large superior/luxury rooms also have white fluffy bathrobes and slippers. All rooms have desk facilities. The contemporary furnished dining room offers an excellent breakfast range with ingredients, as far as possible being local and/or organically produced. Breakfast includes the traditional English breakfast, smoked kippers or porridge served to your table, and a continental […]
Two lovely cottages, each sleeps 4 people Cowshed Cottage and The Dairy are situated near to the pretty Gloucestershire village of Newland and nearby there is Offa’s Dyke, the border between England and Wales. Awarded 4-stars by Visit-England, the cottages are finished to exceptional standards – there is central heating, fitted carpets and high quality fixtures and fittings. Each single-storey cottage sleeps up to four in two en-suite bedrooms. With a fully equipped lounge, dining area and kitchen leading onto a private patio with garden furniture and BBQ, you can relax in the sun-trap garden. Off-road parking is directly outside the cottage, there is also free secure storage for cycles, canoes, etc. With ancient footpaths directly from the front door, you can walk nearby woods or canoe the River Wye – the choice is yours! Must visit spots include Tintern Abbey, Puzzlewood, and Symonds Yat Rock. Some of the UK’s most special National Trust and CADW sites are within easy reach too. With caves and mines left over from the region’s mining industry, forests carpeted with seasonal flora, and plenty of pubs nearby to sample good old-fashioned British Ale – there is something for everyone in this unique area. Weekly […]
Durstone Farm Holiday Cottages have a range of cottages set in beautiful rolling countryside and just 20 minutes away from the market town and food destination of Ludlow. Couples, families and large groups are welcome as the 4 cottages sleep between 2 and 22 and specialist house parties, large family get togethers and any big get togethers are all taken care of. Large gardens surround the Holiday Cottages and there is a games room, travel cots and high chairs so children of all ages are very welcome. All the cottages have downstairs bedrooms and bathrooms, and The Tack Room is fully accessible, and has a wet room. Dogs welcome. Durstone Cottage Stag and hen groups are welcome at Durstone Cottage which sleeps up to 22. A fantastic rural setting with great views, yet only 10 minutes walk from a village pub it is a favourite with stags and hens wanting to get together and have a party. Little Cowarne Court Little Cowarne Court is a 17 century farmhouse in the small Herefordshire village of Little Cowarne. With 7 double bedrooms, and a triple, this holiday cottage comfortably sleeps 17 and is perfect for family reunions and parties. The Stables This […]
Get off the beaten track and discover Hicks Farm surrounded by unspoilt Herefordshire countryside. On the farm are two well-maintained detached properties each with its own unique character and its own private garden! They can be booked individually or together to accommodate larger groups. Orchard House is a spacious five bedroom barn conversion sleeping 14 with a ground floor bedroom suite which is wheelchair accessible – hearing loops are also fitted. The property is ideal for larger groups or those who require a downstairs bedroom. Rose Cottage is a delightful early eighteenth century stone dwelling that has been extended to achieve a sizeable three bedroom property sleeping 7. The cosy character cottage is a favourite with couples and families alike. Whatever the occasion outside caterers are happy to cook for guests “at home” and everyone from both houses can dine together in Orchard House’s large farmhouse kitchen. Both properties share the Pool Barn leisure facilities. The indoor swimming pool is 11 metres by 5 metres so plenty of room for everyone. Upstairs the games room has a pool table and table football, younger visitors can enjoy the Brio train table and toy corner. The ground floor of this building is […]
The Three Counties Hotel is a purpose-built hotel situated just 1½ miles from the centre of Hereford City and is ideally located to explore the Wye & Golden Valleys and the Welsh Marches. It has 60 well-appointed bedrooms, 32 of which are located in an annex to the main building and benefitting from parking right outside the door. The Three Shires Restaurant offers an excellent breakfast to start the day and a tasty seasonal menu in the evening. It has an informal, relaxed bar overlooking a pretty pond and is stocked with local beers and ciders. There is free parking for up to 250 cars and can easily accommodate a coach so a perfect base for the larger groups. In addition to all of this, there are four meeting rooms plus one of the largest function rooms in the County, beautifully decorated, and offering menus to suit all tastes, an excellent venue for any occasion.