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Manor Farm Cottage

(Ref. 1067694)

Hill Croome near Upton Upon Severn, Worcestershire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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43 Customer Reviews

  • "An excellent cottage, albeit it was a difficult and bitter sweet stay for us."

    Very comfortable and would like to come back in warmer weather as it was quite a cold time to visit. Great garden for the dogs - big one enjoyed it off lead but my small dog needed a lead on as she finds very little gaps! Beautiful views and walks. Directions given to the property could be better because the final left turn was not noticeable from the road as it was obscured by bushes and trees. It took us ages in the dark and ice to find the place and several phone calls as the internet went down as we were trying to call for directions. Once we got through the owner was excellent and very kindly guided us in perfectly. Even a stop at the Bluebell Pub to ask directions was not successful and not all cars have the facility to key in co-ordinates. Directions from the M5 coming south would be far better to say come off at Jct 7 and either head along the B4084 and turning right onto A4104, turning left at The Poacher and bringing you in from the other side or coming along the A38 and then turning left along the A4104 and right just before The Poacher and bringing you in again from the other side. If you are coming up from the south then directions to continue up to the roundabout and turn right onto the A4104 and turning right at The Poacher would be easier than turning by The Bluebell.

    Reviewed by Robert4.7Dec 2023

  • "Very nice open views from this property."

    We found the house to be a very clean traditional farm barn conversion which is well equipped. Lots of walks and towns to visit close by. We found some lovely country pubs, cafe's with good food and drink not to far away. We would return.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Nov 2023

  • "Our second visit and didn’t disappoint."

    Treats for both dog and us. Very clean, the most amazing comfy beds. I can see a third visit being booked in

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Oct 2023

  • "Great host, lovely property, peace and quiet and a lovely view."

    Safe enclosed garden, our dog loved it. Would recommend

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cottage very cosy beds nice and comfy, and the garden is very safe for dogs."

    Toby and Alison very helpful. We hope to return next year

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Sep 2023

  • "We would certainly recommend staying in this wonderful cottage, it was perfect."

    So comfortable and presented to a very high standard. Really quiet with amazing views which include the Malvern Hills in the not too far distance. The secure well maintained lawned garden was perfect for dogs and relaxing in. The helpful friendly owners live close by if needed

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely property with everything needed."

    Real home from home. Beds very very comfortable. Garden and views really lovely.

    Reviewed by David4.7Sep 2023

  • "Lovely little cottage just as described, has everything that you need, beds are lovely."

    Some nice little touches like some milk, bread, tomatoes, biscuits and dog treats left for us. My only small gripes are that the x2 single sofas in the living room need replacing as they are far too soft / no support at all so unfit for purpose, and the shower unit is very small which some people might find almost impossible to use. The hosts were very nice and not 9n top of you every day which was very nice. I am a bit disappointed with Sykes though as 2 weeks before arriving I tried to ask them if I could cancel and that they try and resell my booking dates, and that if they couldn't resell it then I'll have to swallow it, but if they do resell it charge me a cancellation fee and everyone is happy....but unfortunately they did not even attempt that so I was left with paying in full for the cottage for 1 week and only stayed in it for 3 days.

    Reviewed by Paul4.4Aug 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage exactly as described on the site."

    Alison was so helpful when we arrived. and left us some welcome goodies. Got to meet all the dogs all child friendly and extremely well behaved. The cottage is fully equipped for anyone using it. Beautiful well kept garden fully enclosed for children and pets, plenty of stuff to do in the area including a dairy farm you can visit and pet the cows. Brilliant farm shop local to the cottage with plenty of fresh local produce. Would fully recommend this cottage

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Aug 2023

  • "We booked via Quidco yet the discount has been declined and we are having to challenge this."

    Sykes rep on phone has never heard of Quidco so that wasn’t very helpful. Also suggested that there was a new piece of info added to briefs about EV charging. He did not take me seriously at all. The cottage was clean but cold. Beds were very comfortable. The welcome pack was very welcoming. The main problem we had was that we had recently swapped cars for an EV and there was nowhere to plug in at the cottage. The entire week was spent looking for and sitting at charging points. I appreciate that this is an odd piece of feedback but we came equipped with lead and extension but we were still too far away from a socket. Charging over night is really the only sensible option; as a new EV owner I only realised this when we couldn’t! This is in no way a criticism of the cottage and even if I had known before it would have made no difference as I had booked and paid for it before swapping the car but I think suggesting an additional category on the info from Sykes was a useful and positive reaction to the worst holiday we have ever had! To have the suggestion met with a blank response was not reassuring.

    Reviewed by Ann3.8Jul 2023

  • "As described very nice and quiet"

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2023

  • "We had a small problem with the toilet flush & it was also overflowing at the beginning of our stay."

    On telling the owners it was sorted immediately. A lovely cottage with fully enclosed garden as stated. Had everything we needed and great hosts. Highly recommend and would definitely stay again if we were in the area.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, with comfy lounge and very comfy beds."

    Beautiful surroundings. Wonderful large secure garden which was a must for us. Lots of eateries in the area. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Apr 2023

  • "We found the cottage very 'comfi' and warm."

    The garden was ideal for our dog. To cap off a good stay the weather was excellent.

    Reviewed by Patricia4.7Apr 2023

  • "Manor farm cottage was clean, tidy and had everything you could need."

    Such a cosy place and we were blessed with good weather over Easter weekend so spent a lot of time in the garden with the dogs. The garden is secure so was lovely watching them both run around! Beds were really comfortable, shower was amazing and powerful and wifi never dropped out. We will 100% be returning! Thanks so much!

    Reviewed by Lauren5.0Apr 2023

  • "Tied to phone owner about small issue but no response , took the shine off slightly"

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Mar 2023

  • "We loved it."

    Great location. Beds were amazing , super comfy. Door curtains would have added that little bit of extra warmth & comfort downstairs. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Pamela4.7Dec 2022

  • "The cottage was beautiful and clean, on arrival we had bread,milk and biscuits as a welcoming gift, beautiful views and great location."

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Nov 2022

  • "Another great stay."

    All our requirements were catered for. Lovely hosts. A relaxing and enjoyable time for humans and dogs. Will be booking again.

    Reviewed by Jayne5.0Nov 2022

  • "We had a fantastic stay and the cottage was so welcoming with lovely touches such as bread and milk for us and treats for the dog."

    We can’t wait to come back again - thank you for a wonderful property to stay in

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Oct 2022

  • "A beautiful spacious holiday cottage with views of The Malvern Hills."

    A very peaceful base to explore the surrounding Towns and Countryside. The hosts are close to hand, but not intrusive in any way. The holiday cottage is full of charm and character consistent with it's age. Very comfortable in every .meaning of the word. Thankyou for yet another beautiful stay.

    Reviewed by Hilary5.0Oct 2022

  • "A hidden gem!"

    The cottage was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed. We were welcomed by the very friendly owners and they left milk, bread and biscuits for us on arrival, such a nice touch. The views from the cottage were spectacular and the private garden with a picnic bench was delightful. The bedrooms were spacious with very comfortable beds. The kitchen was well appointed. We could not have had a better experience and we would have no hesitation in recommending this property. Thank you for a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in the heart of the countryside ,comfortable and well equipped."

    Great too for dogs as large fully enclosed garden right outside your door and although the farm building is close the cottage is very private. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Aug 2022

  • "Well equipped and comfortable cottage."

    Owners very friendly. Beautiful setting. Good proxominity for visiting loads of places.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had a really nice stay at Manor Farm."

    The property is really unique and the settings are lovely. We would happily recommend anyone to stay here.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jul 2022

  • "Peaceful and remote."

    Lovely shower and comfy beds. Lacked a few essentials like enough electric sockets upstairs and garden furniture as shown in pictures. Dog loved the space and really enjoyed the treats provided. Path around cottage requires attention.

    Reviewed by Coral3.1Jun 2022

  • "Fantastic cottage in a peaceful location."

    Reviewed by David5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had a brilliant week in the cottage."

    Very clean and comfortable. The beds are so comfortable. Everything that you would need. There were treats on arrival for both humans and dog. The garden was secure so Barney the dog) was able to be in the garden without worrying he would escape. Lots of places locally to visit and had a lovely sunny week. Would definitely stay again and recommend to others.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Mar 2022

  • "We had a week booked at Manor Farm Cottage, a barn that was converted to a 2 bedroomed cottage in the 1950s."

    The view from this place was just utterly amazing. For those that know me - I don't generally like being in the kitchen cooking... but I loved staring out the window and gawking at the ever changing scenery at this place! The rooms were lovely and spacious and the beds great for a fab nights sleep. Mattress right up our alley. The lounge was also nice. It did not have an open fire, but did come with an electric one giving the illusion of burning logs. WiFi was excellent and on the very few occasions where we lost signal, we mostly had 4G or 5G at 3+ bars on our mobiles.... a game changer from previous places we have stayed at. On arrival we were greeted with a home made poppyseed bread, some coconut biscuits and a pint of milk for the humans. In a dog bowl there was a few packets of treats for the furball. Lots of pamphlets detailing activities and interests in the surrounds and neighbouring counties. Also loved that they had a few basics at hand - oil, salt and pepper, tea, coffee, sugar, some dishwasher tablets and some washing machine pods. Whether you looking for a place to spend a few days exploring Worcestershire and Gloucestershire or the Malvern Hills, or if you there for work and want a home away from home.... we highly recommend this place!

    Reviewed by Celeste5.0Feb 2022

  • "Perfect location, great walks and peace and quiet!"

    The cottage had everything we needed and the beds were super comfy. The owners were so lovely and helpful. Fabulous place to holiday with the dog and thank you for the dogs treats and the yummy bread and biscuits. We love to return again.

    Reviewed by Adam5.0Feb 2022

  • "We loved the location as we needed to step off of the world."

    Great walks on doorstep even for a shih-tzu that hates getting wet.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Jan 2022

  • "Had the most glorious week at Manor Farm Cottage."

    It’s incredibly comfy and has everything you need. Lots of lovely walks! Can’t wait to come again.

    Reviewed by Alexandra5.0Dec 2021

  • "Lovely weekend away, everything we needed was there and the accommodation was fantastic and in a lovely area."

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Dec 2021

  • "What a fabulous place to escape from the world."

    Beautiful walks clearly signposted and easy walking. Lovely rural farmhouse style cottage, with comfy beds, lovely bedding and plenty of space. Would definitely recommend and hope to stay again.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Nov 2021

  • "A lovely stay."

    All our needs were catered for. Clean and comfortable cottage. The owners were very friendly and genuine and made us welcome. Will definitely recommend this holiday.

    Reviewed by Jayne5.0Nov 2021

  • "We were very pleased with the property, very clean, equipped well, well enclosed garden for dogs and lovely owners."

    We felt the price was aimed correctly. Improvements would be more electrical sockets, to fix the catch on the kitchen door to stop dogs going through onto carpeted areas and to fit double glazed widows in the bedrooms (which were quite noisy when the wind really blew).

    Reviewed by Lyn-louise4.7Oct 2021

  • "The booking was a last minute decision to get away and relax."

    Couldn't have asked for a more beautiful place. Cottage, facilities and location for walking absolutely perfect. Will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Oct 2021

  • "Manor Farm Cottage is beautifully clean,airy and comfortable."

    We had everything we needed for a really relaxing week. Alison was a helpful, friendly and discreet host. Could not be faulted and we will most definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Aug 2021

  • "The cottage was lovely."

    All self contained with plenty of space. The welcome packs were great and it has everything that we needed for the first night. The beds were particularly comfortable. This is the perfect place for dog friendly families that want a base to visit the beautiful Cotswolds.

    Reviewed by Gerald5.0Jul 2021

  • "The cottage was perfect!"

    It was clean with everything we needed. The fenced in yard was perfect for the dog.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jul 2021

  • "PLUS points."

    .. spotlessly clean, lovely outlook, very central so didn't have to travel too far, wonderful walking area for dog, lovely welcome pack which included fabulous doggie treats, wonderful shower, outdoor space brilliant... fenced off so no problem leaving the dog outside to have a run around, Alison really friendly and always around if needed. MINUS Points ... freezer very small, Television needs upgrading to a smart TV, downstairs toilet needed, toaster should be a four slice not 2 slice, we managed as only 2 of us but if 4 would be a bit of a nuisance. Saying all of the above we thoroughly enjoyed ur stay and had a really relaxing break, thank you Alison

    Reviewed by Gail4.7Jul 2021

  • "The Cottage & surrounding Farm was really lovely & Alison & Toby we’re lovely friendly, helpful hosts."

    The cottage was done to a high standard & had everything you could possibly need. Good walks on your doorstep( ideal for walking our dog), a lovely Pub for food & drink only a walk away & lots of nice places to visit in the surrounding areas. Will definitely book again. Alan, Elaine & Zara the dog.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Jun 2021

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our week away in this lovely cotrage."

    The hosts were very friendly and helpful, the cottage had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by Kate5.0May 2021

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  • Over two floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x two singles
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, washing machine, slimline dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed front garden with seating, barbecue and bike storage
  • Well-behaved dogs welcome.£10 pet charge per dog
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.9 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Due to the age of the cottage, the staircase is very steep and may not be suitable for those with limited mobility

The property

Upton Upon Severn 2.8 miles.

Settled in the small hamlet of Hill Croome, near to Upton Upon Severn, is this delightful, detached dwelling, Manor Farm Cottage.

Offering four guests a beautiful, rural base from which to enjoy the wonders of Worcestershire, Manor Farm Cottage sits on the owner's working farm and is ideal for a relaxing countryside break.

Be welcomed into the dining room first, home to a dining table and chairs to gather round over evening meals, leading into the country kitchen complete with all you need to rustle up delicious dishes for the group.

An electric stove-effect fire adds a homely feel to the lovely sitting room where you can unwind amidst your loved ones after a busy day, lounging on the soft seating and choosing something to watch on the Freeview TV.

Step across the tiled hallway and head upstairs to discover the bedrooms on the first floor, with evidence of the property's age in the form of exposed timber beams and sloping ceilings.

The master bedroom boasts a king-size bed, whilst the the second bedroom is home to two 4’ luxury singles.

Freshen up in the shower room up here, with a walk-in shower cubicle, basin and WC.

Your canine companions are sure to love the large enclosed garden with plenty of lawn space, while summer evenings can be enjoyed dining alfresco out on the outdoor furniture.

This idyllic countryside setting is perfect for those seeking outdoor adventures and walks, with plenty routes nearby including rambles up the Severn Valley.

The Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is another scenic spot popular for walking, with peaks like Pinnacle Hill, North Hill, and Midsummer Hill all offering excellent walking routes along with stunning views from the top.

The nearest town is that of Upton Upon Severn, known for its 17th century buildings and many annual festivals held throughout the year, including Jazz, Folk & Blues Festival and the Sunshine Music Festival.

This waterside town sits right on top of the River Severn with Severn Expedition Day Boat Hire providing the perfect way to explore, allowing you to cruise along keeping an eye out for local wildlife and the charming scenery.

You are just 5 miles by car from Croome Landscape Park, a National Trust property, with many walks around the grounds means you and your canine companions can enjoy a lovely stroll or walk to and from Croome on public bridleways to enjoy a peaceful walk in the countryside.

Make a trip to Dunstall Castle or visit The Tudor House Museum in Upton Upon Severn, or venture down to Tewkesbury where you'll find Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury Heritage & Visitor Centre and Tewkesbury Museum, as well as the meeting of the rivers Avon and Severn.

Perfectly located, Manor Farm Cottage is 20 miles away from 3 of the top 10 most beautiful villages in England - Broadway, Snowshill and Stanton and are a beautiful day out to see quintessential England Discover a range of activities to entertain you and your loved ones in Worcestershire from Manor Farm Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Worcester 12 miles; Great Malvern 6 miles; Tewkesbury 6 miles; Cheltenham 18 miles.

The pretty country town of Upton upon Severn lies on the banks of the River Severn and boasts a variety of delightful 17th century buildings and attractive shops, including 'The Pudding Shop', along with traditional inns, cafes, restaurants and its very own museum. It also plays host to many annual festivals, including Jazz, Folk and Blues Festivals, as well as the Sunshine Music Festival. This thriving small town has its own marina, a vineyard and well-stocked farm shop at the local fruit farm, plus the town’s medieval church, which is now a Heritage Centre, is topped by a striking 18th century cupola, known locally as 'The Pepperpot'. Just 6 miles away is the beautiful Worcestershire town of Malvern, and the dramatic Malvern Hills. An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Malvern Hills offer 100 miles of footpaths and bridleways, and form a 9 mile range of ancient rock. The Great Malvern Food Festival in June is well worth a visit, as are the many events at the Three Counties Show Ground and the Malvern Theatre, which welcomes productions from the West End and the Royal Shakespeare Company. There are many National Trust properties, vineyards and gardens in the area, as well as outdoor activities to suit all abilities. The nearby market towns such as Ledbury and Tewkesbury have a wealth of black-and-white houses and inns. A little further afield is the Royal Forest of Dean, the historic waterfront city of Gloucester, the spa town of Cheltenham, and the unspoilt towns and villages of the Cotswolds.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas