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Herefordshire

Although Herefordshire is now a place of beautiful tranquility it has not always been like that. Its history is one of border conflicts and war and as such has a fascinating past with castles and ancient monuments that bear testament to more turbulent times.

This rural county has miles of rolling green landscapes and a fantastic agricultural heritage, bustling market towns and pretty villages, country pubs and quirky shops; a welcoming place for visitors who come to recharge their batteries.

The Normans build a number of castles here which were home to their wealthy landlords and earls, of particular note is Goodrich Castle near Ross-on-Wye which is extremely well preserved and the romantic Wigmore Castle, family home to the Mortimers whose heir Edward IV took the thrown of England in the aftermath of the War of the Roses.

Herefordshire has a host of ancient churches not least of which is Hereford Cathedral which contains the Mappa Mundi a medieval map of the world as envisaged in about 1289.

The old market town of Ross-on-Wye is strategically positioned above the River Wye, offers magnificent views and is perfectly placed for lovely walks along the Wye Valley (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). The town itself is packed with historical interest which can be fully revealed at the Ross Heritage Centre at the 17th century Market House. Also of interest is Leominster situated in the Herefordshire ‘Marches’; a quintessential English town dating from medieval times with antique shops and typical ‘black and white’ houses.

Herefordshire is famed for its produce, so it’s perhaps no surprise to find out that some of its best attractions proudly celebrate this agricultural heritage, not least it’s tradition for cider making. Many cider making farms offer tours and sampling for visitors which provides the perfect excuse to try some genuine Herefordshire cider!

Whether you’re travelling the country roads by car, cycling or walking you’ll find this charming corner of England just waiting to be discovered.

Take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Herefordshire.
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133 cottages are available
  • Coddington, near Ledbury×

    Hop Cottage

    Coddington, near Ledbury

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    Ref: 28308
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Set within the grounds of the owner’s home and vineyard, this Grade II listed holiday home, once a hop drying...

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  • Cradley, Malvern×

    Mill Cottage

    Cradley, Malvern

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    Ref: RS3
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Set in a secluded valley, this is one of two cottages that form one side of a stable block in the grounds of Mill...

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  • Kingswood, near Kington×

    Hergest Ridge View - Mavis Cottage

    Kingswood, near Kington

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    Ref: 9842
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine

    In a peaceful location only 1½ miles from Kington, with lovely views over Welsh border, these detached...

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  • Blakemere, near Hereford×

    The Coach House

    Blakemere, near Hereford

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    Ref: W42647
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Offering comfortable, stylish holiday accommodation within the owner’s grounds, commanding countryside views,...

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  • Stoke Prior, near Leominster×

    Hollywall Croft

    Stoke Prior, near Leominster

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    Ref: HH82
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - Rural Location

    A haven for wildlife and lying within a 10 acre Site of Special Scientific Interest, this detached, timber framed...

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  • Kimbolton, near Leominster×

    The Old Stables

    Kimbolton, near Leominster

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    Ref: W41531
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    - Car parking on site - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Ideal tourist base for Herefordshire

    This attractive holiday barn conversion is situated in the heart...

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  • Almeley×
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    Ref: E2542
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Washing Machine - Rural Location

    This charming, traditional 17th-century, timber-framed, black and white holiday cottage, with its enclosed,...

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  • Wormbridge×
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    Ref: 23910
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Set adjacent to the owners home on a small holding, accessed by a track, this cosy, comfortable converted cowshed is...

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  • Ross-on-Wye×

    Wren Cottage

    Ross-on-Wye

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    Ref: 23532
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    This detached, part stone holiday cottage is set in an elevated position, in an AONB, with uninterrupted views across...

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  • Kivernoll×
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    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Ground Floor Facilities - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, these fine 18th-century converted farm properties are reached via a...

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  • Preston Wynne×

    Stocks Tree Cottage

    Preston Wynne

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    Ref: 24807
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Rural Location

    Set on the edge of a pretty hamlet, this timber barn conversion enjoys a peaceful location in the...

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  • Garway, Hereford×

    Beech Lodge

    Garway, Hereford

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    Ref: QRU
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Rural Location

    If you like glorious sunsets and beautiful sweeping rural views, abundant wildlife and walks from the doorstep,...

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