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Guest house | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

New Inn Self-Catering suite, is situated in the tiny village of Brilley, In the heart of Herefordshire rolling hills, it is still one of the rare gems of the British Isles, peace and quiet, with a landscape of hills, farmland and woodland stretching as far as the vision extends...

This 300 years or so old property is full of character, with its, flag stone floors and the old range, where one can relax with a cup of tea.. the serving hatch is still there today. The further end of the house is where the self-catering suite adjoins the main house of the New Inn.

The suite consists of a kitchen with an oil-fired Rayburn, and electric hob, grill and oven, the bathroom and a living room with an old range wood burner, to keep your evenings snug and warm..

Upstairs a double bed room, and on the large landing another twin bed room.

Please note upstairs is all under-eves so it is restricted head space.

There is the possibility of having 2 extra people on the futon sofa bed in the living room, this would incur £10 pp per night

Size Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 9 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol 141 km, Nearest railway: Hereford 35 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access
General Central heating, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The self-catering suite adjoins the main house of the New Inn. The suite consists of a kitchen with an oil-fired Rayburn, the bathroom a living room on the ground floor. Upstairs are two further double and twin bedrooms.

Please note, the self-catering suite has gone through some refurbishment, to include an old range wood burner, an addition of an electric hob and oven in the kitchen, and mattresses are on raised beds upstairs.

Further details outdoors

Outside sitting space with an iron table and chairs, the land extends to a few fields around, with some poultry and ducks, and a stream winding through. There also is a comfortable and pleasant space in an old shed used for large gatherings, ideal for meditation, Yoga or other form of exercise. From New Inn, one can venture on to the paths, a walkers paradise.

The Heart of England/Peak District

The River Wye winds down through the valley through spectacular limestone gorge scenery and dense ravine woodlands. Superb wildlife, intriguing archaeological and industrial remains and impressive geological features all make it into one of the most fascinating Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Designated in 1971, this unique landscape straddles the border between England and Wales.

Historic legacies - Silure (Iron Age) hillforts; Norman castles; the first Cistercian Abbey in Wales and a pioneering industrial heritage in iron; brass; wire; tinplate and copper works.A quarter of Britain's population of lesser horseshoe bats, a growing population of peregrine falcons, goshawks, ravens, rare whitebeam, nightjar and lesser known fish like the shad and twaite..


The life of Whitney, both past and present, has been dominated by the river Wye. The remains of Whitney Castle, which was built to guard the Welsh border, were washed away by floods. So too, were three stone toll bridges crossing the river to Clifford. The present bridge, part stone and part timber, dates from 1802. Traffic crossing it still has to pay the toll in the old tradition. During the holiday season, groups of canoeists can be seen at the bridge ‘putting-in’ their canoes for a trip up or down the river. Angling is also an attraction on this stretch of water and from the bridge itself.

The Church of St Peter and St Paul was built in the nineteenth century from the stones of an earlier church that was washed away together with the rectory by floodwaters. ‘Wardour House’ at the end of the church drive and ‘West Hills’ to the east of the church are both former rectories.

Today, farming is the major local occupation, the farmers mainly being tenants of the Whitney Court Estate. Many stone houses in the vicinity, which were built for farm workers are now restored and privately owned.

So many more places of interest amongst, Visit Hereford Churches, National Trust gardens The Weir Gardens,Kilpeck - famous for its stone carvings, Abbey Dore - famous for its 12th century Cistercian Abbey

Abbey Dore Court Garden,Arthurs Stone, Dorstone - prehistoric site on Dorstone Hill overlooking the Golden Valley and across to the Black Mountains, Mediaeval Pembridge, Old Chapel Gallery, Pembridge

The small breeds farm park

The full Hay Festival programme is now on sale.

31 MAY—10 JUNE 2012, This summer Hay Festival celebrates its 25th festival with a stunning programme of international writers and thinkers. Hay Fever - our festival for families and children is packed with favourite authors and workshops. And we have a new late music club The Sound Castle. We look forward to welcoming you to Hay.

With 410 events, 6 stages, 165 speakers, 10 days, 150 bands. HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN, the world’s largest philosophy and music festival, is back in the glorious setting of Hay. It takes place in the first ten days in June including both the postponed May and Jubilee bank holidays – a great chance to get away.

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29 Aug 2012


"A beautiful tranquil hideaway with a warm welcome"

The New Inn is a wonderful homely place, situated in stunning countryside. From the moment we arrived, Daphne made us tremendously welcome. There is plenty to see and do in the surrounding countryside, including charming Hay on Wye and the impressive Black Mountains. We don't drive but managed fine with feet, bikes and Daphne's wonderful hospitality; she even took us to the local open mic night. We couldn't have asked for a more relaxing break. Thank you Daphne. We hope to return soon.

Thank you for your kind words, and to know you enjoyed your stay and spent some relaxing time.... makes 'my day'..
Wish you all the best in your good work... and I do hope to see you again..
All the very best and a big hug.. Daphne

1 Jul 2012


"Nice place to stay in :)"

Quite unusual place but really interesting and friendly.Stayed here with my girlfriend for 2 nights and we liked it :)Very peaceful , close to Hay On Wye .… More

Thank you for your real nice review,
I am happy to know it was to your liking..

Please do come and stay again when you happen to come around this area...

All the very best Daphne

13 Jun 2012


"Like walking into the nicest kind of fairytale"

We stayed here for two nights during the Hay Festival last week and considered ourselves incredibly lucky to happen upon such a gem at such great value ('posh' tents in Hay were going for tw… More

It has been my pleasure to have you both here.... you walked in with laughter and joy.... that will always remain with me......

Please do come back..... and meanwhile, enjoy yourselves, like you seem to know how to......

My warmest good wishes ... Daphne

4 May 2012


"A very special place"

A truly delightful B&B, full of character - and collectibles! A 17th century cottage/inn very much preserved in its original configuration, it has stone flooring downstairs, narrow, winding wooden st… More

Well, our British weather can be wet we know that, however this summer has been VERY wet... and I think you were here around that time... I am so happy that however it did not spoil your spirit.. and that you enjoyed this place....
Please come again... next time in snow ..... or sunshine.....


26 Apr 2012


"Really rather wonderful"

As Daphne says - no power showers, no TV...but it's comfortable, peaceful, individual and really rather wonderful: frogs croaking in the pond by the front door, a hugely friendly welcome , a quai… More

Thank you for your kind words, I am so happy your stay was enjoyable, great meeting you both! Please come again, Daphne

19 Apr 2012


"A very unique place"

We stayed overnight at the New Inn a week ago. It is a most joyous place which may not suit everyone, but where we had a most memorable experience. Daphne is a beautiful person with a wonderful hear… More

Thank you for your kind words, it has been a real pleasure to have you here... all the very best... Daphne

10 Apr 2012


"A unique spot, far from the madding crowd"

A wonderfully tranquil spot - the perfect place for a retreat or escape from the noise and chaos of everyday life. Daphne is a warm, interesting and welcoming host. Her delicious home-cooked food made… More

Ceri Thank you!! for your kind words... see you when you come back!

9 Apr 2012


"One of the Best Place in UK"

Hello everyone,I have been work for many months continually and finally I got the place to rest in New Inn Brilley. I have stayed here for 2 weeks and every day is wonderful. I wish that I can stay lo… More

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Calendar last updated:12 Aug 2014

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