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Symonds Yat 1.5 miles; Ross-on-Wye 4 miles.
This lovely, quaint village stands on the banks of the River Wye, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the wonderful Wye Valley, and borders the Royal Forest of Dean. The famous Goodrich Castle is situated within the village, a perfect example of a 12th century “Marcher Castle”. Nestling amidst the village’s picturesque houses are the delightful village hall, friendly shop and two friendly pubs serving good food. Close by, overlooking a large loop in the River Wye, is the historic market town of Ross-on-Wye, in the heart of rural Herefordshire. This attractive town has timbered Tudor houses clustered around the striking 17th century Market Hall, and there are excellent shops, pubs and restaurants to suit every taste. Stroll along the lovely river bank, take a river cruise, or view the surrounding countryside from a hot-air balloon. Enjoy trips to Symonds Yat, Hay-on-Wye, the Black Mountains and the Forest of Dean, while The Cotswolds and Cardiff are less than an hour’s drive away.
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A former village forge, this charming Herefordshire holiday cottage is located next to the owners’ home in the centre of the thriving village of Goodrich in the heart of the Wye Valley. This delightful Herefordshire holiday cottage sits on a smallholding with sheep, goats, chickens, geese and guinea fowl, and offers spacious accommodation which seamlessly combines many original features with contemporary furnishings, perfect for spending time with family and friends. Oak flooring, ceiling beams and exposed stone adding character, this Herefordshire holiday cottage has two bright, light bedrooms, a luxurious bathroom and a large sitting room with sumptuous leather sofas and cosy woodburning stove. A small but well-equipped kitchen is also on offer, along with a dining room with original stone floor leading out to the sunny rear garden with patio and furniture, a perfect place to sit, relax and enjoy the delights of outdoor dining. Goodrich village boasts two traditional pubs, a post office, village store and a 12th century marcher castle, all just a short walk away from this lovely cottage in Herefordshire. Spend a day in the ancient riverside town of Ross-on-Wye, enjoy spectacular Symonds Yat, or explore the magnificent Royal Forest of Dean, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which offers many activities including cycling, walking, caving and fishing. Hereford, Monmouth, the Black Mountains and the waterfront city of Gloucester are also close by. A wonderful Herefordshire holiday cottage for a memorable holiday at any time of year.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double with access to family bathroom, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC (access also from double bedroom). Fitted kitchen. External shared utility. Dining room with doors to garden. Sitting room with woodburning stove.
Oil central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric combination microwave oven/grill, 2 ring hob, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and fuel for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike/kayak storage. Rear garden with patio, furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 mins walk, pub 3 mins walk. Note: There is an unfenced wildlife pond and marsh at this property.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Longfellow:
Excellent location for exploring the area. Comfortable, clean and stylish property. Very friendly and helpful host. Walks available from the door and beautiful views from the property. Three excellent local pubs/restaurants within walking distance.
Mrs Green, Grimsby, April 2013
A different way to see the New Year in. Not far to travel and a lovely friendly welcome from the owner on our arrival, nothing was too much trouble for her. The cottage was beautiful and all that we had hoped for. Would definitely go back again!
Mrs Barton, Bristol, December 2012
Very comfortable accommodation in beautiful countryside. Very, very friendly owner and friends that made us all feel very welcome.
Mr Pearce, Westerham, December 2012
The owner was very helpful and the location perfect for good walking. Plenty of places to eat and a very enjoyable weekend. Would certainly use this cottage again.
Mr Barker, Saltash, November 2012