Walnut Tree Cottage
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Award Winning, Self Catering, Pet Friendly, holiday cottage in beautiful, rural Herefordshire. Free Wi-Fi. Sleeps 2 (+ sofabed) (+cot).
See the stars at night and relax in our lovely cottage in Herefordshire - the undiscovered county with stunning countryside, beautiful rivers and Black & White villages.
Our very popular and beautifully decorated cottage is situated in the garden of our home – a Grade 2 Listed Black & White property.
We have become the only cottage in Herefordshire to have been awarded the Quality at Heart (West Midland Regional Tourist Board) Silver Servicemark – as recognition for the outstanding service levels you will receive.
Our cottage is rated 4 Star by the English Tourist Board and it overlooks the garden and fields is on the edge of a quiet hamlet. This area has some wonderful walks straight from the door - over farmland and through the woods nearby. The area is a haven for birds and wildlife.
A short drive away are the famous Black and White villages, several National Trust Properties, Hay-on-Wye - famous for its book shops and the Hay Festival, Ludlow, local cider producers, Golf courses and the Cathedral city of Hereford with its Mappa Mundi Exhibition.
Famous for its Antiques shops - the market town of Leominster is just 1½ miles away with plenty of shops, pubs, restaurants, banks, etc.
There are some excellent pubs and restaurants in the surrounding districts, including those at Ludlow – an established 'foodie' haven - just 15 minutes away. The Stagg Inn at Titley was the first UK Michelin starred pub serving food - wonderful, local produce at its best.
The Cottage has an enclosed garden with patio area, teak tables and chairs, patio heater and a barbecue for use on those lovely summer evenings.
Pets are very welcome and we make no additional charge for bringing your pets.
For those of you with a baby or toddler we can supply a comprehensive Baby Pack - free of charge - which will help when loading up the car! Things included are travel cot, changing mat, age related toys and books, rocking horse, high chair, baby monitors, stairgates, etc.
The Cottage sleeps 2 people in a double bed with an additional sofa bed in the lounge, if required.
Fresh, crisp, Egyptian cotton bedlinen from The White Company is provided together with Egyptian cotton bath sheets and hand towels.
The Cottage is very well equipped with all the additional extras that make it a home from home including free Wi-Fi internet connection.
The cottage is centrally heated and double glazed. The facilities include:
Ground Floor: Entrance Hall; Dining Room; Kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, electric cooker with 4 ring hob, fridge with small freezer compartment, Tassimo Coffee Machine, radio with i-pod docking; Bathroom with Shower over bath.
First Floor: Lounge with Gas fired 'wood burner', Flat- screen Smart TV with wireless keyboard (for surfing the web on the TV if required!), DVD, Sky FreeSat, CD/radio hi-fi; Double Bedroom with radio alarm and hairdryer, Shabby Chic dressing table area.
Also available is our comprehensive 'Baby Pack' – including cots, stair-gates, high chairs, books, toys, etc to help ease the load on your car when packing!
There is off-road parking to the front of the Cottage for one vehicle and secure storage for bikes should you wish to bring them. Access to a larger freezer and tumble dryer is available.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham 100 km, Nearest railway: Leominster 3.5 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, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Heart of England/Peak District
The stunning, rural county of Herefordshire is an undiscoverd delight for those people seeking relaxation. Visit the Black & White Village Trail, National Trust Properties, market towns, Farmer's Markets and immerse yourself in rural relaxation. See the stars at night.......
Walkers call our countryside breathtaking. Foodies enthuse about the quality of our produce. Adrenalin seekers rave about our rock faces and river rapids. We have events to excite every passion and awaken every sense. Then there's the culturally captivated, who take time to live, breathe and absorb our art, history and literature.
So, whether your cup of tea is from a thermos flask out amongst our stunning scenery, in a china cup accompanied by a sandwich of the finest Herefordshire Beef or from a big comforting mug as you dry out from your day's adventure sports, we've got something for you.
Our lovely cottage is situated at the edge of a rural hamlet - overlooking gardens and fields - full of wonderful wildlife.
We are 1.5 miles from the market town of Leominster which is famous for its antique shops - which are regularly featured on the TV antique hunt style programmes.
Nearby we have woodland, rivers and therefore lovely wildlife. The cottage garden is regularly visited by nuthatches, woodpeckers, squirrels, finches - to name a few!
National Trust properties include Berrington Hall, Croft Castle, Brockhampton Estate and The Weir Gardens. Also closeby is the stunning Hampton Court Castle with its beautiful gardens and tranquil landscape.
Queenswood Country Park is nearby with lovely, tracked and public footpath walks which lead to a stunning viewpoint. There is also a National Trust shop and lovely cafe at the Park.
Hereford Cathedral is the home to the The Mappa Mundi - a unique part of Britain's heritage. The map is an outstanding treasure of the medieval world, it records how thirteenth-century scholars interpreted the world in spiritual as well as geographical terms. The historic Chained Library is also housed at Hereford Cathedral.
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25 Jan 2014
My husband and I stayed at Walnut Tree Cottage between 23/12-30/12 with our dog. We have not stayed in another holiday rental that was so beautifully decorated but also felt homely and relaxed. Elaine and Jonathan were fantastic and nothing was too much trouble - we were even given a lift back to Leominster station on our last day despite having a muddy dog in tow! The extra touches and attention to detail are what really makes this cottage stand out. From the home made mince pies on arrival to rechargeable torches everything has been thought about. The cottage is very spacious and great care has been taken to ensure that facilities are well maintained. The location was perfect for us being only a couple of miles from Leominster train station. There some wonderful walks almost literally on the doorstep; our Jack Russell had a great time galavanting in the mud through Brierley Woods. All in all, I can't think of anything that I would improve about Walnut Tree cottage and would return again without hesitation.
Wow! Thank you for such a fabulous review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at the cottage and found it so 'Perfect'! We'd love to see you all again in the future - give Chalky the dog a cuddle from me please!
8 Dec 2013
"Feeling as at home"
What à nice place to be, everything you need is availible. À perfect rural location with beautiful surroundings. quiet area, friendly owners with attention for their guests. In the area arround Leom… More
Hello there - thank you so much for your excellent review! We loved meeting you and really look forward to seeing you again in the future. Herefordshire is an 'undiscovered gem' and we were thrilled that you discovered it!
7 Nov 2013
A wunderful cottage, nice and clean and well equipped. The kitchen has everything you need. Upstairs is a comfortable sittingrooom where you can watch TV or listen to music. The surroundings offer goo… More
Hello - thank-you very much for your lovely review. We are really pleased that you 'discovered Herefordshire' and loved our cottage so much. We look forward to seeing you again when you can discover more culinary delights of Herefordshire!
4 Nov 2013
"Lovely relaxing break"
Just had a lovely short break at Walnut Tree Cottage. Absolutely gorgeous cottage, and in beautiful surroundings. Everything we needed was provided, and the cottage was clean and fresh on our arriva… More
Thanks for your super review! We're really pleased that your short break in our cottage was just what you wanted. We'd love to see you back again if you're in need of another break!
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