Goodrich Castle

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    Pleasant semi-detached cottage in Goodrich village in beautiful Wye Valley. Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Excellent walking/cycling. Symonds Yat 1.5 miles. (Ref. 2369)

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    7 nights from £274

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    This cottage is situated in the homely village of Goodrich. Woodburning stove. Open plan dining area. Charming location. Symonds Yat 1.5 miles; Ross-on-Wye 4 miles. (Ref. 964087)

    7 nights from £312

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    One of our superb Herefordshire cottages, this romantic coach house in Goodrich village has a veranda, woodburner, beams and woodland garden. Ross-on-Wye 4 miles. (Ref. 3594)

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    A delightful, detached barn conversion in the owner's grounds. Bright, light accommodation, lovely garden, river fishing available. Ross-on-Wye 5 miles. (Ref. 5322)

    7 nights from £298

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    A superb detached cottage in the grounds of the owner's home, in the scattered village of Walford, near Ross-on-Wye. Pet-friendly. WiFi. Woodburner. Use of owners' swimming pool and BBQ room. Ross-on-Wye 2 miles. (Ref. 927357)

    7 nights from £381

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    Beautiful, detached farmhouse in Whitchurch close to Symonds Yat. Hot tub and sauna. Pet-friendly, large enclosed garden with children's play area. Forest of Dean 11 miles. (Ref. 920438)

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    Large detached Georgian house on the banks of the River Wye in the Forest of Dean. Fantastic views. Woodburning stoves. Large gardens. Ross-on-Wye 7 miles. (Ref. 947406)

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    Fabulous Georgian house in pretty village location. En-suite facilities in four bedrooms. Original features with vintage twist. Walks from the doorstep. Many outdoor activities nearby. Large enclosed garden. Monmouth 5 miles. (Ref. 26807)

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    A splendid, studio cottage in Howle Hill in Herefordshire. Wet room. WiFi. Fantastic Jacuzzi hot tub. Lawned garden with patio. Ross-on-Wye 3 miles. (Ref. 913050)

    7 nights from £314

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    Lovely semi-detached, stone-built barn conversion on smallholding, set on slopes of Howle Hill near Ross-on-Wye. Quality Ross-on-Wye cottage accommodation, romantic retreat with woodburner. (Ref. 2538)

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Just show me cottages near Goodrich Castle

Given the seal of approval by the eminent 18th century poet William Wordsworth, you'll no doubt share the Romantic writer's sentiments when you visit Goodrich Castle on your next cottage holiday in Herefordshire. Entrenched on a high ridge overlooking the River Wye, Goodrich Castle proves to be an enchanting distraction from the beauty of the encompassing Symond's Yat valley. Explore this palatial ruin for yourself on your next cottage holiday, and unearth the romanticism which inspired Wordsworth to call Goodrich Castle 'the noblest ruin in Herefordshire'.

History and folklore aplenty at Goodrich Castle

There's nowhere better to spin a tall tale for the kids than on a day trip to Goodrich Castle. With its long history dating back to the 11th century, there's certainly a lot of riddles and folklore surrounding this ancient ruin. Embroil yourselves in the mystery of Goodrich as you scour the imposing keep for signs of the Irish chieftain, Goodrich's resident spectre, who, it has been told, still haunts the Great Tower to this day! Absorb some of Goodrich castle's history by introducing the kids to 'Roaring Meg', the infamous cannon which is thought to have sacked the castle in the English Civil War, before learning about the castle's notorious murder holes, whose grim usage needs no introduction! There really isn't a better place to get the kids enthused with history, so be sure to add a trip to Goodrich Castle to your next Herefordshire cottage holiday itinerary.

Goodrich Castle Opening Times

The English Heritage open Goodrich's ruinous keep to the public daily from 10am to 6pm, giving you plenty of time to get to grips with this archaic ruin. So prepare a picnic in the cosy cottage kitchen of your Herefordshire holiday home and look forward to a day of exploration and discovery in Goodrich Castle and the surrounding Symmond's Yat Valley- it really is the perfect daytrip for everyone!