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Woodlands Cottage

Docklow near Leominster, Herefordshire (Ref. 1017646)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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8 Customer Review(s)

  • Dr D'silva

    “The listing was inaccurate, it states that the double bedroom has an ensuite, with an additional family bathroom with walk in shower.”

    In reality, the twin room has the ensuite, and there is no walk in shower in the family bathroom. Because the whole family likes to have showers, we all had to use the children's ensuite, which was inconvenient ...

    In reality, the twin room has the ensuite, and there is no walk in shower in the family bathroom. Because the whole family likes to have showers, we all had to use the children's ensuite, which was inconvenient overall the standard of accommodation was good, the setting was lovely and the owner Jane was very helpful when we pointed out some problems we were having including getting a new dishwasher fitted immediately! The following are some minor problems:- we had a problem with the dishwasher but as I have noted already Jane dealt with this as soon as we raised it. there were no instructions for the washer / dryer and it was difficult to work out how to work it - Jane did print out some instructions she found on the internet for us in double room, one side of bed did not have bedside lamp (because to do so would have blocked of access to cupboard) - this meant that only one of us could have the bedside lamp on to read The maximum temperature on the shower could have been a bit higher the main issue for us was the inaccurate listing, it is unlikely we would have booked the cottage, if we knew the reality of the bathroom situation - we made Jane aware of the inaccurate listing

    - Dr D'silva, October 2020

Docklow Manor Cottages

Leominster 5.5 miles. Situated in an idyllic position amid the rolling hills of Herefordshire are a pair of characterful dwellings, Woodlands Cottage and Yew Tree Cottage, each offering a seamless blend of character and charm, with everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay. They are set in the beautiful 4-acre grounds of Docklow Manor, where there are formal lawns, herbaceous borders, a kitchen garden, an orchard of apple, pear and cherry trees, and a wild and wooded area too, as well as benches here and there, for guests to sit and enjoy the glorious sunsets and far-reaching views towards Hay Bluff and the Brecon Beacons. Younger visitors will be delighted to find a football net, a trampoline and an endearing treehouse in the woodland, promising hours of entertainment. If you can tear yourselves away from this wonderful hideaway, venture into the market town of Leominster, for its variety of independent shops and renowned antique shops. Alternatively, the ancient cathedral cities of Hereford and Worcester are each a short drive away, as is the beautiful timbered town of Ludlow, just over the border in Shropshire. For those feeling active, bring your bikes along to your cottage and explore the cycling trails through Mortimer Forest and beyond, or follow the vast choice of walks in this unspoilt and very special part of rural England. Docklow Manor Cottages are the ideal choice for families, friends and couples seeking a relaxing, restorative break to this pretty part of the country.

The property

Woodlands Cottage is a beautiful property, with its own enclosed garden, in the grounds of Docklow Manor.

It’s situated in the tiny rural hamlet of Docklow, and has extensive views west, of the rolling Herefordshire countryside towards Wales.

This spacious accommodation is perfect for family or friends seeking a restorative holiday in the rural idyll of this unspoilt county of apple orchards, hop fields and picturesque villages.

A winding path through the pretty garden of Woodlands Cottage leads you to the front door.

Step into the stylish kitchen/diner, where you will find everything you could possibly need to rustle up a delicious evening meal before heading into the comfortable sitting room, which boasts a superb selection of DVDs, books and games.

Upstairs are two charming bedrooms – a double and a twin – each of them tastefully furnished in the style and period of the cottage.

There’s an en-suite shower room in the twin bedroom, and a separate family-sized bathroom too.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1017663, together sleeping up to eight people.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Family bathroom with bath, hand-held shower attachment, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric range cooker with gas hob, dishwasher, washing machine/tumble dryer, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with DVD player, selection of films and WiFi
  • Two allocated parking spaces
  • Garden with furniture and barbecue and access to the tree house, football nets and trampoline within the grounds of the Manor House
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Pub within 2.1 miles, shop within 6.9 miles
  • Note: Due to location, dogs should be kept on a lead when outside
  • Please note: minimum stay is 3 nights

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About the location


Leominster 5.5 miles; Bromyard 6.5 miles; Hereford 17 miles.

The tiny hamlet of Docklow is surrounded by rolling Herefordshire countryside, and there are some traditional inns within a short drive, which offer a warm welcome and excellent food. Docklow is ideally placed for exploring everything this peaceful county has to offer, as well as – a little further afield - the delights of neighbouring Shropshire, Worcestershire and The Cotswolds.
The area has many lovely walks, including the long-distance Three Choirs Way and Offa’s Dyke, and there are also cycle trails, horse riding and fishing all available nearby. A short drive from Docklow is the historic town of Leominster, with the lovely Priory church, half-timbered architecture, many antique shops and a variety of other independent shops and cafés. A little further away is the cathedral city of Hereford, where the majestic cathedral itself is home to the fascinating Mappa Mundi, and Chained Library. Hereford dates to Saxon times, and its position in the Welsh Marches made it the site of many a skirmish over the centuries. Surrounded by the hills beyond, and with its medieval bridge over the lazy, winding River Wye, it is the very image of picturesque England.

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Please note: minimum stay is 3 nights.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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