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Orchard Cottage

Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire (Ref. 996549)

4.9

(62 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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62 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely outstanding cottage."

    Everything inside and out has been thought about in detail. I can’t praise the standard throughout highly enough. Comfortable, clean, well equipped and such a beautiful location. Where else can you shower and watch the cows, sheep and rabbits outside. Such a wonderful place and I will definitely be recommending it to friends and family. We can’t wait to return. Thank you.

    Reviewed by DebraJun 2022

  • "Delightful setting perhaps a little to far to walk to Tenbury Wells, but if you want complete peace then this is the place to be."

    The cottage was well furnished with everything you could need, and the added bonus of a games room could keep you occupied for hours, perhaps the garden is a little steep for some elderly, but I managed it at 80. The welcome pack on arrival was a nice surprise the apple juice was delicious, so much so that we drove to the farm and bought some to return home with. Next time we decide to visit the area we would happily book Orchard Cottage again

    Reviewed by TerrenceJun 2022

  • "A fabulous cottage which was perfect for a comfortable and relaxing stay."

    The views from the cottage are wonderful and having a summer house at the top of the garden makes it great for sitting out and enjoying the views whatever the weather. An outside patio area with table, seating and a parasol is also a bonus. There are plenty of interesting things to watch too with all the animals in the fields surrounding the cottage. The kitchen was very well equipped, the bedding was luxurious, it was very clean and the water was piping hot. The welcome basket was a lovely touch too - thank you. The area itself has wonderful walks and quiet lanes for cycling plus many other interesting things to do. We would happily return and would highly recommend the cottage .

    Reviewed by MMay 2022

  • "This is a really lovely cottage which is furnished and equipped to a very high standard."

    It is in a beautiful location with lovely views across the valley from the summer house. The games room is a real bonus which we enjoyed every evening - although the ceiling in the games room is quite low, even our son-in-law who is 6ft4in enjoyed playing pool, darts and air hockey (he did have to stoop a bit). We enjoyed seeing and hearing the sheep, lambs, chickens and cow with calf in the surrounding orchards and fields.

    Reviewed by JamesApr 2022

  • "Absolutely beautiful cottage in idyllic setting."

    Perfect place to escape too, to completely relax. Dearly looking forward to returning as soon as we can. Highly recommended the cottage as it caters for everything you could possibly need. We had a grocery delivery and spent the majority of our week relaxing and enjoying this beautiful home and garden. The views our outstanding. Thank you Ellen and Sean

    Reviewed by EllenApr 2022

  • "Orchard Cottage was one of the most well equipped holiday cottages I have stayed in."

    The welcome basket was lovely. The house smelled so beautifully clean on our arrival and I have never seen such beautifully laundered duvet covers. We had a relaxing, comfortable and enjoyable stay enjoying the peace and scenery and watching the sheep and lambs around us. Would definitely return and none of us wanted to come home. Thank you Rose.

    Reviewed by LucyApr 2022

  • "Beautiful location and comfortable, well maintained property."

    Everything we needed for ourselves and a small baby. Feels remote but easy access to shops, restaurants etc. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by KateApr 2022

  • "This is our second visit to Orchard Cottage and we absolutely loved it this time we took our 2 grandsons and they loved the open space, and the animals next door."

    Rose (the owner) kindly arranged them to see and hold the lambs the boys were overwhelmed to get up close.Fresh eggs just outside the farm all boxed and ready for you to purchase. This place is so tranquil and relaxing and cosy, its 10 mins away from the town. I am ready to come back very soon. Thank you Rose for opening up your gorgeous little piece of peace. Mick,Lynn,Finn and Jaxson

    Reviewed by LynnApr 2022

  • "Very nice property, quiet location, enjoyed the games room."

    Great views from the summer house while having a relaxing drink It was great watching the sheep and lambs in the adjacent fields as well

    Reviewed by AntonyMar 2022

  • "We had a lovely week away at Orchard Cottage it was very comfortable and well equipped."

    It was lovely to be able to see and hear the animals surrounding the property and the night skies were great too. We enjoyed our visits to new places all within 20mins to 1hr drive away. Ludlow Castle, Goodrich Castle, Stokestay Castle, Blists Hill Victorian museum and the Ironbridge and we also visited the Land of Lost Content museum in Craven Arms, (after seeing the leaflet on the pinboard) a step back in time, i really enjoyed it. Thank you

    Reviewed by SallyMar 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, providing much more than other cottages we have stayed in."

    Views from every room ,gorgeous location. Games room was a bonus.We didnt want to leave.Welcome hamper was lovely.

    Reviewed by KathyFeb 2022

  • "Great house, comfortable, warm and well equipped."

    Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by ChrisFeb 2022

  • "Absolutely fantastic cottage with everything you need and more to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible."

    The views from the summer house are a must on a clear day and you may be greeted by some of the local wildlife. The cottage was warm enough on arrival however we did take advantage of the log burner every evening which was beautiful on a winters evening. Lovely short drive into Tenbury where a whole host of restaurants, pubs, takeaways and shops were lining the streets. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the welcome pack was a lovely addition to arrive to. Thank you so much - we simply cannot wait to come back!

    Reviewed by KatieFeb 2022

  • "We were supposed to stay here for New Year but due to Covid-19 we had to amend our booking, Rose was really understanding and let us amend the date to the date we requested."

    We had the loveliest weekend, the cottage had everything we needed and more. There was a lovely, thoughtful hamper for us on arrival. Would definitely recommend to anybody and would definitely come again. We walked to Tenbury Wells, it took around an hour but lovely scenic views, only a 10 minute drive. Thank you for a lovely stay, we loved it.

    Reviewed by ChelseaJan 2022

  • "A truly exceptional cottage."

    Our third stay here and we will be coming back. Well equipped, very comfortable, excellent location and a very pleasant and helpful owner. Strongly recommended.

    Reviewed by RobertJan 2022

  • "Very nice holiday rose was really helpful and we was left alone Which was good ."

    Hamper was a really nice touch and house was lovely . Really nice location. The only thing for me was plastic linned undercover bed sheet made me really sweaty but in no way it spoilet our holiday . Very nice thankyou very much.

    Reviewed by KarlDec 2021

  • "We had a wonderful time at the cottage."

    It was in a beautiful location. There were loads of activities to occupy the kids. The beds were comfy, the kitchen was well equipped and the extra touches were very much appreciated.

    Reviewed by SallyDec 2021

  • "The property was lovely, spotlessly clean and beautiful views."

    The welcome pack was a nice touch and the owners where very helpful. We will definitely be back and we have recommended to friends and family already.

    Reviewed by GarethDec 2021

  • "We enjoyed our stay in Orchard Cottage."

    It is a very well presented cottage with great facilities and in a super location. Thank you for everything.

    Reviewed by CarolineDec 2021

  • "We had a wonderful few days at Orchard Cottage."

    The property has been finished to a very high standard and had everything -and more - than we needed. Would highly recommend and would love to return sometime.

    Reviewed by CarolNov 2021

  • "Well equipped cottage."

    Enjoyed and appreciated the extras provided

    Reviewed by FokrulNov 2021

  • "The moment we walked through the door, this cottage felt welcoming and homely."

    Rose the owner left us a lovely welcome hamper, if you are looking for the perfect place to get away from it all and totally relax then I would definitely recommend orchard cottage. we will certainly be going back. The loveliest place we've ever stayed.

    Thank you Paul for your wonderful review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you soon. Wishing you both a Happy Christmas and to your Parents too! Kind Regards Rose Property Owner

    Reviewed by PaulNov 2021

  • "Lovely stay, would recommend highly."

    Great large cottage with everything you need. Beautiful location.

    Reviewed by JadeNov 2021

  • "Second stay."

    Just as good as the first time. Outstanding cottage in every way. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by RobertOct 2021

  • "Staying at orchard cottage was a fantastic experience for us the peace and tranquility of the surrounding area is just perfect also the perfect base for visiting places."

    The cottage itself had everything you need and a lovely welcome hamper

    Reviewed by MarkSep 2021

  • "We were made to feel most welcome and at home by the holiday cottage owner ."

    We had a few issues with the water which was quickly rectified. The cottage was lovely and in a wonderful position in the valley ,it was a delightful place to relax and unwind .

    Reviewed by StephenSep 2021

  • "Orchard Cottage is a beautifully renovated / extended cottage with all the features of an old property (large fireplace / aga / beams / thick walls) and the benefits of a new build (space, really well insulated, double glazing)."

    The kitchen is solid oak as are the floors, doors and stairs so traditional materials were used wherever possible. There are lots of windows with lovely views in all directions made more interesting by the cows, sheep, geese and chickens wondering past. Outside the fenced garden was a safe place for the kids to play with lots of games available. Ludlow, Berrington Hall, Wyre Forest with tree climbing and zip wires are within easy reach. The welcome basket with cider, beer, crisps, chocolate and plums all made with produce from the farm or from the locality was very much appreciated. The friendly owners have made a real effort with the property and its very well located so a great place to stay.

    Reviewed by MariusAug 2021

  • "Very nice place to stay."

    Lovely views from all around the cottage. Well equipped and has a lovely garden space to just relax and take in the surroundings.

    Reviewed by SarahJul 2021

  • "Outstanding in every way."

    We have rented cottages from several companies in different parts of the UK, and this was the best by far.

    Reviewed by RobertMay 2021

  • "Such a wonderful place."

    So peaceful, loved living next door to the lambs

    Reviewed by LouiseApr 2021

  • "A piece of heaven."

    Very peaceful ,friendly and beautiful place.

    Reviewed by AdrianaApr 2021

  • "An absolute gem of a place!"

    So much space for a family to relax and unwind. The kitchen was brilliantly stocked so it was like cooking at home; the sofas and beds were all really comfortable; the games room was a great addition that kept both young and old occupied for hours. Would love to return for a longer break in the summer to enjoy the outdoor space in the sunshine.

    Reviewed by CarlyDec 2020

  • "Relaxing, peaceful and comfortable, this was the perfect place to feel safe and nurtured."

    The Cottage is clean and very well equipped, with a highlight being the facilities to have some fun. We loved the games room, basket ball hoop, games and videos. It was wonderful to be able to see the cows, sheep, ducks, geese and chickens surrounding the property, they were an endless source of delight! Thank you for letting us stay in your oasis of calm and for coming over for a socially distanced welcome. (The welcome basket was a lovely treat too - especially the locally produced cider!!) We will definitely be back, for longer next time.I would highly recommend a visit.

    Reviewed by KayOct 2020

  • "Orchard Cottage was the perfect autumnal retreat for a week."

    We arrived to a warm welcoming home, there was a lovely basket of local goodies to greet us and all the information we needed. There was an extensive range of books, dvds and games for us to enjoy and the kitchen had everything we needed. Our boys (9 and 12) LOVED the games room and the basketball hoop in the garden - such a hit! The wood burner was delightfully cosy (almost a shame the weather was too warm to have it lit every night!) The location was beautiful and tranquil. We loved watching the sheep, cows, chickens, geese and ducks. Just along the road from the drive was an honesty box where you could buy fresh eggs and apples, a real bonus. The local area had walks aplenty (walking into Tenbury Wells was very achievable) and places like Ludlow were fascinating. Orchard Cottage was the perfect place to escape from it all and enjoy a restful and restorative week. We definitely recommend it and would love to return one day.

    Reviewed by KatieOct 2020

  • "Great holiday cottage in a lovely location."

    We had such a great holiday here and would definitely recommend Orchard Cottage. We enjoyed the wood fire, excellent garden and lovely countryside. Rose was extremely helpful and made this a wonderful holiday for our family.

    Reviewed by SallyOct 2020

  • "Very quiet location ."

    Peaceful. Lovely house , very clean . The welcome hamper on arrival was a great bonus . Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2020

  • "The quality of the fixtures and fittings in the cottage was superlative."

    Reviewed by John RoySep 2020

  • "We cannot recommend Orchard Cottage highly enough."

    This was our 2nd visit and everything as perfect as the first time round. The house is well appointed in very spacious grounds and is great for couples or families. The surrounding area has plenty of places to visit. We ascended nearby Clee Hill twice and the views are amazing, especially at sunset. Rose is very welcoming and the welcome hamper is very much appreciated. We will certainly be returning. 10 out of 10! Colin & Barbara Smith

    Reviewed by ColinAug 2020

  • "Absolutely beautiful cottage and surroundings."

    Rosie was lovely and so helpful. We cant wait to go back

    Reviewed by LiaAug 2020

  • "A perfect cottage for families."

    Our three kids loved spending time in the courtyard, the garden and the games room. The garden is fully enclosed so safe for kids of all ages to be left to play. The house has been beautifully refurbished and is one of the best cottages we have stayed in. Would recommend for any families looking for a relaxed and quite place to stay.

    Reviewed by StevenAug 2020

  • "We had a fantastic week at this property."

    The garden is huge and fully enclosed and the children loved the freedom and space to play. We could see chickens, geese, ducks, sheep and cows from the garden and even spotted a badger one night. The games room kept us busy too, we barely left the place all week as it was so relaxing sitting watching the kids explore and play. The kitchen is well equipped, there were lots of games and even a basketball hoop. I wish I lived there all the time.

    Reviewed by ZoeAug 2020

  • "A beautiful, comfortable house in a lovely, peaceful setting."

    We had a very relaxing time and appreciated Rose's warm welcome and help with a problem which arose. An easy area to explore and enjoy.

    Reviewed by N JAug 2020

  • "Superb cottage in a lovely 'away-from-it-all' location."

    Very well equiped cottage with comfortable lounge and bedrooms. Games room great and views from garden fantastic, especially from the summerhouse. We had a great holiday here.

    Reviewed by RichardJul 2020

  • "Went away a lad's trip to a remote area."

    Brilliant views and a lovely getaway. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to escape for a few days. Only wish we went longer.

    Reviewed by RichardMar 2020

  • "Orchard Cottage was a great place to stay."

    Facilities were perfect, the welcome pack was the best we have known. Highly recommended

    Reviewed by PhilFeb 2020

  • "Such a beautiful house, had everything you could think of and more, lovely people that own the house they were so nice and left a welcome basket, very clean with beautiful views from house."

    Reviewed by BeckyFeb 2020

  • "Nice welcome from the owner."

    A beautiful equiped cottage we had everything and more than we needed. A very cosy retreat in a lovely quiet rural area. It was hard to leave.

    Reviewed by SandraFeb 2020

  • "The cottage was fairly simple to find, though the post code wasn't very accurate on the sat nav."

    The facilities were great, everything was in good working order and very clean. Having the games room with sofa, darts, air hockey, pool and a TV was fantastic and we spent much of the latter part of our evenings in there. The owner checked in with us at the beginning of our stay, and was extremely helpful, leaving a welcome pack, with instructions to all appliances and a wonderful hamper with local items and some home made mince pies! The Christmas decorations were an amazing touch, and we wished to have booked a longer stay.

    Reviewed by DavidJan 2020

  • "Lovely Cottage, furnished to a high standard and additional extras."

    Welcome hamper on arrival and owner very helpful.

    Reviewed by LisaDec 2019

  • "Very well equipped cottage."

    A lovely hamper was left for us. The owner was very helpful. Will definitely be returning

    Reviewed by KellyDec 2019

  • "This was a short break for our family which we all enjoy before xmas."

    I think a chose well, would definitely recommend and would love to visit again.

    Reviewed by PritiDec 2019

  • "The cottage was spacious and comfortable."

    The owners had thought of everything that a family might need and the cottage was well equipped. Beautiful location, and awesome views of the countryside, The games room was a big hit with our grandchildren. I'd give this cottage a 5/5 rating.

    Reviewed by PaulusNov 2019

  • "The house was exactly what we were promised and expecting."

    It has been renovated to a very high standard and is in a wonderfully quiet rural location, just outside Tenbury Wells. If you want to get away from it all then Orchard Cottage is the place for you. A much appreciated hamper awaited us on arrival and the cottage has everything you need to enjoy a relaxing time away. We can thoroughly recommend it to both couples wanting a getaway and families (not many cottages have their very own games room!) Colin & Barbara Smith

    Reviewed by ColinSep 2019

  • "Orchard Cottage was beautifully presented, comfortable and made an excellent base for exploring an area we'd never visited before."

    Reviewed by SusanAug 2019

  • "The location of the cottage was in a very quiet valley which was ideal for relaxing."

    The summer house at the top of the garden was a great facility. The cottage was well equipped and we were greeted with a beautiful hamper of local produce when we arrived. Happy to recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by AndyJul 2019

  • "A lovely cottage, very good standard, beautiful surroundings, couldn't have asked for more."

    The owner is very friendly and helpful. Well worth booking.

    Reviewed by PaulJun 2019

  • "We booked orchard cottage on the recommendation of our daughter who stayed over new year and we weren't disappointed."

    The cottage has been renovated to a high standard and has everything you would need. It was warm and cosy as the weather was so bad we needed the heating on most nights. We even tried the logburner one night although must admit it was a bit too warm for this time of the year but will be great in winter.The playroom will be great bonus for children and we even had a few games of darts. Rose was so helpful and friendly and the welcome pack of cider, beer, elderflower water and chocolates was a lovely thought. I would recommend this cottage to anyone wanting a nice peaceful holiday in a lovely area.

    Reviewed by SusanJun 2019

  • "A very peaceful location and a beautifully refurbished, well equipped cottage."

    Our children loved the garden and games room. Rose made us feel very welcome including the welcome pack with homemade cake and a delivery of local cider! Thank you!

    Reviewed by LeahMay 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage in a spectacular location amongst neighboring orchards and farm fields."

    Our children really enjoyed seeing the animals up close while playing outside, they also really appreciated the games room. There was a basket of homemade goodies on our arrival very thoughtfully left by our hosts and the cottage had everything else we could need, including towels and plenty of essentials. The local village just a short drive away has lovely little shops, a cinema and takeaways for the days when you want to really relax and do nothing! We would not hesitate to stay here again and would highly recommend orchard cottage.

    Reviewed by AndrewApr 2019

  • "We enjoyed a lovely week at Orchard Cottage."

    Rose is a most welcoming host and the basket of goodies that she left us was a lovely surprise. The facilities were excellent and everyone enjoyed the pool table and darts. The Woodburner was well stocked and we enjoyed a most cosy stay. We would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by HelenFeb 2019

  • "Cottage was very clean, tidy and lots of room."

    A little trouble finding on first day but owner was very good with directions. Would be very good for a family, the games room will be good for children if the weather is not good. Nice welcome pack. Enjoyed the stay, not too far from towns and attractions, and all that you need back at the cottage.

    Reviewed by JefferyJan 2019

  • "Orchard cottage is beautiful!"

    So well equipped and in lovely location. Basement games room and garden are fab for children. Cottage was spotless and very comfortable and warm over new year. Great area with plenty of activities to fill days with children. Can walk into main village in less than an hour, but very easy, flat walk along country road, We would definitely return again. Gorgeous hamper with homemade mince pies when we arrived too! Lovely!

    Reviewed by CatherineDec 2018

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin and 1 x single
  • Bathroom with a bath and shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Living room with TV and DVD player
  • Ground floor cloakroom and WC
  • Games room.
  • Oil central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, slow cooker
  • and electric rayburn
  • TV with Freeview, DVD player, CD/radio, WiFi, a selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Lawned garden, summer house furniture and barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: Basement level games room which is accessed by stone steps and a low door
  • Summer House at the top of the garden with 2 seats

The property

Orchard Cottage is a delightful cottage next to the apple and damson orchards of a working hop and livestock farm near Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire.

It is surrounded by the beautiful unspoilt countryside.

The property is furnished throughout with...

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About the location

TENBURY WELLS

Ludlow 10 miles; Worcester 17 miles; Hereford 22 miles.

Tenbury Wells is a charming, ancient market town situated on the banks of the River Teme in Worcestershire. 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. This bustling town has many individual shops, traditional pubs, cafes and tea rooms and plays host to many festivals throughout the year notably the Applefest in October and Holly and Mistletoe around Christmas. It is home to weekly craft and farmers’ markets and a fully restored Art Deco cinema with a full programme of events. Ludlow, with its famous castle, is one of the most beautiful towns in Britain offers a medieval street pattern, which remains almost intact and provides an amazing backdrop for the town's regular markets. Renowned for its shopping, Ludlow also has high quality restaurants, excellent tea shops and pubs. Also within easy reach is Church Stretton, known as Little Switzerland, the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge Gorge, Leominster, Hereford and Shrewsbury, as well as the Severn Valley Railway, Berrington Hall and Hay-on-Wye, famous for its annual Literary Festival in May/June. A bit further afield are Offa's Dyke, the Malvern hills and the Brecon Beacon's. This is an ideal base for exploring the area.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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