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Saddle and Bridle Cottage

| Hereford, Herefordshire
8
4
3
Dogs allowed 1
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Country houses
Corporate gatherings
Family friendly
1 more

At a glance

  • 2 characterful properties
  • Table tennis and pool table
  • Large terrace with al fresco dining area
  • Accessible ground-floor bedroom with wet room

Sympathetically converted barns in the heart of the Herefordshire countryside, offering the perfect choice for peaceful group getaways.

A pair of adjoining barns, accommodating up to ten guests in comfort, the properties share an internal connecting door, making them well suited for multi-generational stays.

A spacious and sociable reception room sets the scene for family games and mealtimes, with exposed ceiling trusses and wooden flooring bathed in natural light. The kitchen is characterful and contains all the modern conveniences you could need to cater for ten.

There are four bedrooms in total, three in the larger Saddle Cottage and one in Bridle Cottage where all accommodation is located on the ground floor with wide doorways and a wet room making the property suitable for more elderly, or disabled guests.

Outside, a games room houses a table tennis and pool table for a spot of family rivalry during your stay. A large terrace is perfect for al fresco meals during the summer months, with an outdoor table and chairs to seat 10.

SLEEPS 8+2: 4 bedrooms: 1 downstairs king-size/twin (zip and link) bedroom, 2 upstairs king-size/twin (zip and link) bedrooms in Saddle Cottage, 1 ground-floor king-size bedroom in Bridle Cottage.

ADDITIONAL BEDS: 1 sofa bed. Travel cots and camp beds available on prior request.

COOK + DINE: Modern fully fitted kitchen with electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Large dining table to seat 10. High chairs are available on request.

RELAX: Large sitting room with comfortable sofas to seat 10, flat screen TV, DVD and CD player.

BATHE: 3 bathrooms: 1 downstairs bathroom with shower and 1 upstairs bathroom with shower over bath in Saddle Cottage. 1 increased accessibility wet room in Bridle Cottage.

OUTSIDE: Garden with table and chairs to seat 10. Games room with table tennis and pool table. Ample parking with disabled level access.

TECH: Wi-Fi available, flatscreen TV, DVD and CD player.

PLAY: Games room with table tennis and pool table.

PETS: Well-mannered dogs welcome.

VENUE HIRE: Available for corporate events with flip chart and projector available on request.

LOCAL AREA: Situated in the Herefordshire village of Little Cowarne, Saddle and Bridle Cottage is situated within a 30-minute drive of the city of Worcester and the national road network. Pay a visit to the gourmet market town of Ludlow (22.5 miles) for quality restaurants, and historic Leominster (11.4 miles) in Herefordshire which is the start of the picturesque Black and White Village Trail. In the wider area, the towns of Hay-on-Wye (30.4 miles), Ross-on-Wye (22.5 miles) and Hereford (12 miles) can all be reached easily by car, making the cottages an ideal base to explore The Borders and The Marches.

ACTIVITIES NEARBY: Leominster is known as ‘The Town in the Marches’, located at the confluence of the River Lugg and the River Kenwater. The Marches is a region that straddles the border of Wales and England and covers parts of Herefordshire, Powys and Shropshire. Foodies should invest some of their time embarking on a tour of the Monkland Cheese Dairy (14 miles). The half-hour tours include a cheese-tasting at the end and a view of the process of making certain cheeses. Cheese experience days also occur once a month, so if your holiday coincides, you could get the chance to produce your own samples.

The historic city of Worcester (20.9 miles) offers something for everyone. Spend time exploring the city’s varied and fascinating history in the City Art Gallery and Museum, the Infirmary Museum, and the Museum of Royal Worcester, which tells the story of its world-renowned porcelain manufacture.

Leominster is within driving distance of Hereford (12 miles), famous for its Cathedral, which contains the oldest textile map in existence (13th century) called Mappa Mundi. Hereford is also full of entertainment venues, pubs, restaurants and museums. The city also has some pleasant walks along the River Wye, so add a visit to your holiday itinerary.

GETTING THERE: Nearest airport: Birmingham 59 miles. Nearest station: Hereford 10.5 miles.

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