Cottage | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 9
Situated in the hill village of West Malvern, Wayfarers Cottage has five bedrooms (one of which is downstairs), sleeps 9; Large sitting room, dining room, conservatory, kitchen with seating area, utility room/drying area.
Wayfarers is on the Malvern Hills, so there's no need to drive if you want a walk on the hills. Great Malvern is 20 mins walk over the hill (or 7 minutes by car).
Friendly, village pub at the bottom of our garden and village stores nearby.
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham 73 km, Nearest railway: Great Malvern 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (5), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 9, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Dual-fuel Stoves cooker (gas hob, electric fan oven/top oven/grill); fully-tiled modern shower room with Mira Azura shower (unlimited hot water).
Hand towels included. We can provide bath towels on request, at a rate of £5 per person per week.
Child's stair gate at the top of the stairs. Child locks on kitchen/utility cupboards.
|Further details outdoors|
Lots of places to sit outside in three separate areas in the garden. Small pond has safety grating over it. Bicycles can be stored under cover by arrangement. Barbecue on request.
Short breaks available - 3 and 4 day breaks available.
The Central England/Cotswolds region
Malvern is in the heart of England and close to the Welsh borders. It is a good base for both walking and fishing, as well as visits to Ledbury (8 miles), Upton-Upon-Severn (11 miles), Clifton-on-Teme (20 miles), Pershore (16 miles), Tewkesbury (24 miles), Cheltenham (32 miles), as well as the cities of Worcester (10 miles), Hereford (21 miles) and Gloucester (24 miles0.
Close by is Eastnor Castle (8 miles), Great Witley Court (20 miles) and Croome Court (16 miles), each having extensive grounds open to the public.
Wayfarers Cottage is in the hillside village of West Malvern, the highest of The Malverns, which nestle around the Malvern Hills and which also include Great Malvern, Malvern Link, Malvern Wells and Little Malvern.
Malvern is famous for the Malvern Hills and is the home of the Morgan Car Company, the No.1 British-owned car manufacturer. Close by, the Malvern Showground is home to the Three Counties Show and the Spring and Autumn Garden Shows.
The Brewer’s Arms is in West Malvern and has spectacular views, along with good pub food and real ale. It hosts Morris Dancing and other occasional events.
Parts of West Malvern are still lit by gas lamps, including the front and back of Wayfarers Cottage.
There are a number of springs which feature in the annual Well Dressing, but you can drink the Malvern water from the springs at any time of year.
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1 Aug 2014
A great base for an extended family group. Comfortable, well equipped, interesting books in every room ,with a fabulous view from the lovingly tended garden. Easy access to the Malvern Hills and the l… More
16 Sep 2012
"Fabulous home from home with awe-inspiring views from the immaculate gardengarden"
If you want a true home from home experience, with genuinely friendly but unobtrusive owners, set admist glorious scenery and walks from the door this is the place to stay in the Malverns. The village hosts a small shop with cafe attached for basics like milk and bread. If you want a break from cooking a stroll to the bottom of the garden and a left turn out the gate, even with an 89 year old mother on your arm, leads to a quiet old fashioned pub with good food. The Malvern theatre is a must - 5 minute drive down into Great Malvern. We hope to return sooner rather than later.
10 Jun 2012
"Chosen for location"
A lovely cottage which we chose for its location near Malvern. We enjoyed the space for a bedroom each and spacious living areas. The views from the garden and the sunsets lived up to our expectations. We found it a lovely base to tour Worcestershire and Herefordshire and may return sometime because we could not fit in all we wished to do.
11 Mar 2012
"Superb! Exceeded our expectations."
Lovely, well-equipped house. Large garden, with different areas and stunning views. Very friendly, helpful owners. Pub outside the back gate serves good pub food and real ales.
So pleased you had a good time and enjoyed our local pub. We often eat there too. We've been working hard on the garden and doing our best to make it comfortable and interesting.
6 Mar 2012
Wayfarers Cottage at the foot of the Malverns was absolutely fabulous and just perfect for our family holiday for a very special occasion - our mother's 90th birthday! All the family came together from around the globe, and we were all able to stay in the house together. It was very special and the house made it a perfect holiday. It was well appointed with plenty of bathrooms, a big dining room with plenty of chairs, good kitchen with all you could possibly need and a lovely garden. Rooms were well decorated, comfortable, tidy, clean and beautifully furnished. I loved all the books! The Owners were so kind and helpful. I can't recommend it highly enough for a holiday in a perfect location. We walked out of the house each day and up onto the Malverns, so you can even leave the car behind!
Many thanks, we think Wayfarers is the perfect place for a birthday celebration involving two or three generations.
6 Mar 2012
An excellent place - have stayed here twice and would do so again. Had 4 generations of family there and all were safe and well-catered for.
Wow, four generations. Brilliant! So glad everything went so well.
29 Jul 2011
"Fantastic cottage with everything you could want!"
Staying here for the week with 3 generations of our family. This gorgeous, huge cottage is perfectly placed for a holiday away from it all yet close enough to all the amenities should you want them. T… More
Thank you. West Malvern is indeed a lovely place and makes a good base for many visits and Wayfarers makes good place for a family gathering.
27 Jul 2011
"Comfortably sleeps 7 people plus room for babies"
We stayed from Thursday to Monday' Royal Wedding' Weekend in April. We were greeted on arrival by the owners who live there when the property is not let and so are local if there are any pro… More
Wayfarers sleeps 9 adults comfortably; it has been said there are plenty of places to get peace and quiet. We have always had two measuring jugs & weighing scales with two useful weighing bowls!
Eating out is a very personal encounter, but there are plenty of places to suit all tastes and pockets in Malvern and the surrounding area. We only recommend the ones we have tried and liked! Amusing children should not be difficult in April, depending on age, tastes and the weather. There is a swimming pool, with slide and baby pool, plus with gym & sauna. We are lucky to have a cinema and theatre complex and even an ice rink with Laser Quest. The Smallest Theatre in the World is unique and for older children, there is the Malvern Museum in the Abbey Gateway. There are many more attractions of all kinds in the area, including castles, farms, a falconry, trips on the River Severn and steam railways. We have innumerable pamphlets and suggestion lists.!
We have a large number of supermarkets, including Iceland, Morrisons, Lidell, the Co op and even a Tesco Express as well as Waitrose and Marks and Spencers.
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