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Bluebell Cottage Farm Stay

Docklow near Leominster, Herefordshire (Ref. 960678)

4.8

(6 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available

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6 Customer Reviews

  • "Another lovely stay at Bluebell Cottage."

    Reviewed by LornaOct 2021

  • "The cottage is well equipped for self catering, the fridge has no freezer department so making ice or keeping any frozen food is not possible."

    The farm is quite remote so on the positive apart from farm machinery it is very peaceful (the noise of the farm did not spoil anything for us) however it is quite remote from any shop about 4 miles to the nearest so be prepared with all you need, picking up things from the shop is no bother on your way out but a pain if you get back and have forgotten something you can just stroll down to a village store. The farmer and his wife are very friendly and left us a welcome pack which was much appreciated.

    Reviewed by ChrisSep 2021

  • "This has been a wonderful week on a working farm just what we were looking for."

    We received a warm welcome from the farmer and his wife who made sure we were comfortable all week. The cottage was perfect for us with all we needed. We learnt so much on our tour of the farm from the state of the art milking shed where the cows are free to roam to feeding the pigmy goats my grand daughter and 4 year old great grandson were in their element. There was new places to visit every day the whole experience was excellent And if you are looking for a rural holiday in the countryside and understand a working farm then I can recommend this holiday. Thank you Tim and Karen for all your time and we will definitely be visiting again

    Reviewed by MaryAug 2021

  • "A warm and friendly welcome awaited us at Bluebell Cottage on Nicholson Farm."

    Fresh flowers, tea and coffee, biscuits and milk were all thoughtfully provided in this lovely old cottage on a working dairy farm. The cottage was spotlessly clean and comfortable and we enjoyed a wonderful week. We enjoyed hearing about the history of the farm and taking a guided tour around the milking facilities. Nothing was too much trouble for our hosts. We look forward to staying here again.

    Reviewed by NigelJul 2021

  • "Nice relaxing break lots to do in the area friendly hosts."

    Would go back again. Slept exceedingly well and returned home refreshed.

    Reviewed by WilliamJul 2021

  • "The Cottage is in the heart of a working Farm, hence anyone staying there must expect some noise from Tractors and animals."

    Tim and Karen are lovely hosts, and keen to make guests comfortable and welcome. Excellent views and walks in the surrounding countryside from this location.

    Reviewed by AlanJun 2021

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Summary

  • Over two floors
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Ground-floor electric underfloor heating and electric wall heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge
  • Smart TV with Freeview, radio, WiFi, a selection of books and, games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair available
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Shared use of owner's large lawned garden with outdoor furniture and lockable bike storage
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5.2 miles, pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: There is a fenced pond in the garden
  • Note: Guests can arrange private tours of the farm with the owner of the property
  • Note: The property is now pet free, however the existing bookings with pets will be honored until the 15th October 2021
  • This property is only available for booking by 2 Adults.

The property

Set in the heart of a working organic dairy farm, is this charming and traditional 17th century dwelling, Bluebell Cottage, attached to the owners farm house.

Boasting many characterful features, this Grade II listed cottage is the perfect farm stay, with two farm dogs, and suited to guests seeking a nature loving adventure in the Herefordshire countryside.

A perfect base for enjoying many countryside walks through the open fields surrounding the cottage.

The area around Bluebell Cottage boasts an abundance of wildlife, bring your wellies, waterproofs (on the off change it may rain!) and binoculars and enjoy watching deer, foxes and diverse bird life.

The mellow noises of the wildlife can be heard day and night – watch the sun set whilst the owls hoot before retiring for a peaceful night’s sleep.

Make yourself feel right at home in this comfortable former farm workers cottage, as you relax in the well-equipped open-plan living space or rustle up a tasty meal in the kitchen which has everything the designated chef would need.

Each of the bedrooms can be found hosting a double bed and an abundance of storage, as well as being served by a bathroom with both a bath and shower perfect for settling in to your home away from home.

Enjoy warm summer days out in the owner's cottage gardens with luscious green lawns and a sociable outdoor seating area, perfect for a spot of alfresco dining.

Within 2 miles are two lovely pubs, The Kings Head and The Fisherman’s Arms both serving traditional home-cooked food and a great Sunday Lunch.

Be sure to take a tour of the incredible organic dairy farm by the Farmer and meet traditional farm animals along the way, all of which can be arranged with the owner prior to your stay.

Secure bike storage can be arranged on the farm so you can head out for a thrilling cycle from the cottage along many country lanes taking in the beautiful scenery and more of the natural wildlife.

Discover the hidden gems of Herefordshire as you explore the 15th-century fortress of Hampton Court Castle and the National Trust-owned Brockhampton Estate, or spend the day in the heart of Leominster where you can tour the captivating exhibitions of Leominster Museum.

See Croft Castle and Parkland, a National Trust owned fortress dating back to the 11th-century, or travel up to Ludlow to see the Norman remains of Ludlow Castle.

Visit the city of Hereford and admire the opulent architecture of Hereford Cathedral and wander museums such as Waterworks, the Black and White House Museum and Hereford Cider Museum.

Those travelling with children should be sure to explore Newbridge Farm Park and the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo, whilst avid historians will relish in a trip to the National Trust owned Cwmmau Farmhouse.

Wildlife watching, fresh country air and engaging with the noises of the countryside make Bluebell Cottage a perfect base for a relaxing holiday

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About the location

LEOMINSTER

Hereford 12 miles; Ludlow 12 miles.

Leominster is located in the heart of the beautiful border countryside, where England and Wales nudge each other along Offa’s Dyke. Dating back to the 7th Century, the town of Leominster possesses some fine examples of architecture such as the Priory Church, along with a wide variety of shops, cafes and pubs, and is the ideal place in which to spend a lazy afternoon strolling around in pleasant surroundings. Nearby is the smaller market town of Tenbury Wells situated on the banks of the River Teme. Dating back to the Iron Age and said to have been called 'my little town in the orchard' by Queen Victoria, Tenbury Wells boasts a unique 18th century bridge built by Thomas Telford, the magnificent Pump Rooms, which housed baths where local mineral water was available, and many other listed buildings dating back to the 17th century. Close by are many National Trust properties including Croft Castle and Berrington Hall, plus the Judge's Lodgings in Presteigne, Stokesay Castle, the renowned Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre and the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm are well worth a visit. Sample Herefordshire's famous cider or discover Hereford with it's fascinating Mappa Mundi world map and the captivating chained library, home to a collection of rare and ancient books while nearby Bromyard has an air of timelessness with many half-timbered buildings, helping visitors relax amongst a good range of pubs, restaurants and shops. The pretty medieval market town of Ludlow makes a great day out, with more than 500 listed buildings and a magnificent castle, and also within easy reach are Ironbridge and Hay-on-Wye. The magnificent Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons National Park and stunning Malvern Hills also make a great day out.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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