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Buttercups at Midway

Kington, Worcestershire (Ref. 1039567)

5.0

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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36 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely stay in a beautiful rural setting."

    The perfect base for our week's activities in the local area.

    Reviewed by SarahJul 2022

  • "Perfect holiday cottage set in a well kept garden."

    The owners provide lots of information on the local.

    Reviewed by EdwardJul 2022

  • "This is a lovely and well-maintained property, providing a comfortable base for your stay."

    It has all the amenities that you would expect and some additional ones. The hot tub was very welcome after a day's sightseeing; it was sparklingly clean and is checked twice daily by the owners as well as being emptied and cleaned after each guest. The downstairs shower is a long walk-in one, and both are very powerful with consistent temperatures. The garden is huge, not something you normally get, and there is sun all day long, outside the downstairs bedroom from first thing and round the side in the evening. Listen out for the rook display each evening! As previous reviews have said, the owners (and dog) are lovely and very friendly, but not intrusive. The welcome cake and prosecco were a very nice touch. All in all a lovely stay. We will be back when next in this area.

    Reviewed by ValJul 2022

  • "Excellent property."

    Fully equipped with lots of extras as well. Bright large comfortable rooms. Welcome presents on arrival. Very friendly hosts and their wonderful dog. Hot tub private and well maintained. Set in a rural setting, quite and peaceful. Lots of local pubs and restaurants. Definitely recommend this property to all.

    Reviewed by BrianJun 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location."

    Very friendly and helpful owners. Cottage very clean and had everything that was needed. Thank you for the cake, milk and prosecco on arrival such a nice welcoming gesture.

    Reviewed by MarijkeJun 2022

  • "Our second time at Buttercups."

    A very comfortable property, a home from home. Brilliant location for walkers and so many pubs within 5 minutes drive for eating out. The owners are fantastic and very helpful. The folders they provide on things to do and walking are excellent. We highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by CarolynJun 2022

  • "Fantastic accommodation, perfect hosts, available but not intrusive."

    Lovely welcome pack of cake and bubbles. Everything supplied... Super king bed very spacious. Location fantastic. Red Hart pub ten minutes walk away, Sunday lunch excellent and very good value, second meal one evening also very good, steak cooked to perfection. Added bonus of airshow nearby, sitting in the hot tub watching hot air balloons and the red arrows.

    Reviewed by ChrisMay 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay, beds were really comfortable, cosy lounge quirky fittings everywhere was very nice, gardens well kept."

    Plenty of places to visit not too far to travel. Little things could be improved, mirror in 2nd bedroom was small and the mirror in the bathroom of main bedroom too high to see yourself but there is a full length mirror in the bedroom, a few more items for use when cooking would have been handy, we were 3 adults to cook for. Overall a lovely place to stay.

    We are really pleased you had a lovely stay at Buttercups. Thank you for your kind comments and suggestions, which we have noted. At Buttercups we work hard to ensure that our guests have everything they need for a comfortable, relaxing and safe stay and we provide towels, laundry, dishwashing and cleaning products and a range of kitchen equipment to meet the varying needs of our guests. If our guests do require specific, additional items we are onsite and are happy to do everything we can to meet these requests immediately. Kind regards, Anne and Stewart Property Owner

    Reviewed by AngelaMay 2022

  • "Amazing property and all as said ."

    Very clean and friendly owners and very helpful . We had a lovely time

    Reviewed by NicolaMay 2022

  • "Beautiful!!!"

    What a super find!!! The location is picturesque and the accommodation is spacious, very clean with everything you need. The hot tub is a smashing extra and more importantly the owners Anne and Stewart are very helpful and accommodating. Would give this more than five stars if allowed! From Kerry Jeff Adam and molly.

    Reviewed by KerryApr 2022

  • "Anne & Stewart have made this cottage a most wonderful place to stay."

    They did everything they could to make our holiday perfect. Cake and bubbly, milk, coffee & tea for us on arrival and they even had the place ready early for us as the previous occupants had left before time. Lovely decor throughout, very spacious and everything we needed for our break away, including booklets of local places of interest, walks and eateries. With 3 pubs within walking distance and lots of fabulous places to visit within a short drive the cottage is perfectly placed. A shame we could only stay 4 nights as there was so much more to see. The icing on the cake here is the beautifully large garden and hot tub to view the stars at night and to watch the rabbits and sheep in the daytime. You certainly can’t top having a Tardis too. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by LauraApr 2022

  • "We had a lovely short stay at Buttercups."

    The accommodation was very spacious, with plenty of room for 4 adults and the owners were very friendly and helpful. The provisions of milk, wine and a lovely Victoria sponge was very much appreciated and a generous touch - so thank you for that. It is a great location to explore the surrounding areas - Evesham and Stratford on Avon are within easy reach. We would definitely recommend Buttercups to anyone looking to stay in this area and if we are staying in the area again, would stay here without hesitation.

    Reviewed by DeirdreApr 2022

  • "Very clean and comfortable property with lots of thoughtful consideration to make our stay the best it could be, we very much appreciated the welcome pack."

    Owners on hand next door but weren't intrusive, very friendly on arrival, super secluded location, great as a base for exploring. We had a lovely week.

    Reviewed by SarahOct 2021

  • "We had a fabulous time at Buttercup Cottage."

    It far exceeded our expectations. It was an ideal location, set in the owners fabulous garden but private nonetheless due to its orientation. Ann and Stewart were very welcoming, but left us to enjoy our holiday. It was perfect for the mother in law who enjoyed the grand downstairs suite. The welcome basket was very nice and unexpected. Overall a fabulous place which we would highly recommend and would return to.

    Reviewed by PatriciaSep 2021

  • "Had another fantastic week away in this cottage hosts were lovely."

    Beautiful views very peaceful very clean everything you needed was there love the hot tub on the evening. hope to return again next year thanks Anne and Stewart

    Reviewed by PennyAug 2021

  • "Great location for exploring by car."

    Property was larger than it appeared on the photos, which was a pleasant surprise. Owner had thought of everything - milk, cake, wine, some tea and coffee, cleaning supplies. Saw local wildlife and loved the hot tub! We had a fantastic week.

    Reviewed by KerryAug 2021

  • "Myself, My partner and our 2 children (17and 8) Had an absolutely fantastic stay here."

    Such a lovely cottage made even better with the huge garden and hot tub and lots of home comforts. The girls especially loved that the WiFi was super fast. We definitely picked the best week to come as temperatures were in the late 20’s to 30’s every day. There were lots of things to do close by such as Cadbury’s World, Drayton Manor theme Park and also the Black Country museum which was almost like being in Peaky Blinders. It was lovely to relax in the garden in the evenings and just totally chill out. I would like to mention aswell how fantastic the hosts were in helping us out when we had some car trouble. Their kindness and generosity was second to none and will not be forgotten. We will most definitely be back and hopefully sooner rather than later.

    Reviewed by KirstyJul 2021

  • "Stayed July 2021."

    What a lovely place Anne and Stewart what lovely host nothing was too much trouble and were around if needed. Thank you for the cake and procecco on arrival very thoughtful. The place is lovely clean bright and airy. We enjoyed the hot tub and sitting in the garden a very peaceful base to retire to after a busy day sightseeing. We had a fantastic stay.

    Reviewed by SamanthaJul 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage had a fantastic holiday my granddaughter loved the hot tub ..."

    Beautiful cottage had a fantastic holiday my granddaughter loved the hot tub highly recommended would definitely stay again so peaceful

    Reviewed by PennyJun 2021

  • "Absolutely Fantastic,Idyllic, peaceful, tranquil, sit in the hot tub & watch the wildlife potter about."

    Wanted for nothing, Anne & Stewart perfect hosts. Can't wait for a return visit.

    Reviewed by Janice & StevenJun 2021

  • "What a wonderful, peaceful gem of a holiday cottage this is."

    Spotlessly clean, both the cottage and the owners provide a warm welcome. We were fortunate that we had superb weather which allowed us to sit in the garden til late in the evening. We were delighted to watch rabbits, squirrels, numerous birds including kestrels and a buzzard and even a toad. The owners were very helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The beds were very comfortable and the surroundings were ideal for a relaxing break after a difficult year. We will definitely book again. Thank you to Anne and Stuart the hosts.

    Reviewed by JeniJun 2021

  • "Absolutely stunning place ."

    Had a brilliant time. Will definitely go again . And lovely couple .

    Reviewed by MuhammedJun 2021

  • "The property is very well equipped and a lot of thought has gone into making sure guests have a great holiday experience."

    The owners are lovely and on hand if you need them at all. Would definitely return!

    Reviewed by ElaineJun 2021

  • "Excellent cottage - wonderful owners and well equipped."

    Reviewed by EmmaMay 2021

  • "We had a lovely week at Buttercups The owners greeted us upon arrival, they live next door and are lovely people and we appreciated the goodies they left for us, a delicious fruit cake and a bottle of Prosecco."

    The property is a credit to them, very clean, and a comfortable bed, well equipped to do your own evening meals. Made use of the hot tub on an evening after a day of walking. If you would like to dine out we recommend The Boot Inn, a few minutes drive from Buttercups, a warm welcome and delicious food. Can highly recommend a stay here, you won’t be disappointed.

    Reviewed by SusanMay 2021

  • "Absolutely amazing week away!"

    ! We loved our stay.. the cottage was lovely, had everything we needed for a family of 3 with our young son including high chair, travel cot, stair gate and even toys & books! Really nice touch :) we were greeted with the most amazing chocolate cake when we arrived!! Owners live on site which is not a problem at all, we only saw them at the beginning of our stay when we arrived & then a few times when we contacted them as we needed assistance. Hot tub is a really nice added touch and we enjoyed even in the rain!! The garden was HUGE and amazing for our son, we loved pottering around and the fields near the cottage. Lots of things to do in and around the area for us, we honestly had such an incredible week. Booked fairly last minute and we would definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by LauraMay 2021

  • "We had a fantastic couple of days at buttercups we were greeted by the owners on ..."

    We had a fantastic couple of days at buttercups we were greeted by the owners on arrival, accommodation was perfect and in immaculate condition was lovely and peaceful, beautiful garden was nice to get in the hot tub on the evening, lovely weather just what we needed after lockdown we have booked again for June for a week highly recommended

    Reviewed by PennyApr 2021

  • "We stayed at Buttercups for the week of 17-24 April 2021."

    The accommodation was immaculate, comfortable and a home from home. The owners were brilliant, generous and extremely welcoming and we were fortunate to have fantastic weather for mid April. The hot tub was amazing and we made full use of it! We highly recommend Buttercups.

    Reviewed by CarolynApr 2021

  • "Our short visit to this cottage was very good, we were greeted on arrivals by the friendly owners and found some scones for an afternoon tea which where delicious."

    The location is lovely, surrounded by countryside, very quiet which was perfect. The cottage was very clean, and the hot tub a perfect distraction. The cottage is easy access to local towns, and the a few lovely local pubs serving good food. Definitely looking forward to a return visit.

    Reviewed by JamesOct 2020

  • "We had a really nice time at buttercups, and we would like to go back there some time."

    Reviewed by GeoffOct 2020

  • "We always worry that the accommodation will meet our needs, however Buttercups was ideal."

    Our daughter is disabled and apart from needing a downstairs bathroom and bedroom we never know if things will be suitable. The best thing about the accommodation is it's size. The kitchen/diner is large and so is the downstairs bedroom and bathroom. The gardens are lovely, beautiful orchard and the farmer's field behind the annexe full of entertaining sheep. We were able to access the hot tub and enjoy the wonderful surroundings. Brilliant.

    Reviewed by KarenOct 2020

  • "We had an amazing time at Buttercups, such lovely details from the cream tea (delicious) to the book of handy walks, places to go and places to eat!"

    There is so much information provided by the lovely hosts! They really did think of everything! Would definitely love to stay here again, the hot top was honestly to die for, watching the stars at night with the sheep in the field next door, looking into the garden was amazing!

    Reviewed by CarolineOct 2020

  • "Anne and Stewart have created a first class holiday experience with "Buttercups" the facilities and style of hosting was a credit to them!"

    I have no hesitation in highly recommending this property to other prospective visitors. Looking forward to returning in the future!

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2020

  • "We stayed at buttercups 8th-15th August 2020."

    From the moment we arrived it was perfect. The owners, Anne and Stewart had left us scones with Jam and cream and a selection of tea and coffee and milk which was a lovely touch. They live in the house next door but they respect your privacy.....however they are there for you should you need anything (like a last minute paddle boarding booking!). Buttercups is a beautiful, pristine holiday home, everything appeared to be brand new and it had everything you could need in a holiday home. The gardens are lovely and there was plenty of space to play boules or have a kick about. The hot tub was an added bonus and was used frequently by us after long walks, bike rides or activities on the nearby lakes. Buttercups is in a very peaceful location (2 lovely pubs within walking distance) but is very central if you want to get out and about like we did. We thoroughly enjoyed our week here and I have no doubt we will return. Thanks to Anne and Stewart for a great week in Buttercups.

    Reviewed by ColinAug 2020

  • "This holiday was perfect."

    The annex is so clean and spacious, the garden is big so plenty of space for the kids to play. The hot tub was lovely too. Anne and Stuart were fab, very friendly and approachable, gave us lots of information on where to go etc.... Surroundings are great and there is plenty to do around the area. Nice footpaths to walk and nice local pubs. This had everything for us as a family. The wifi and smart TV were an added bonus too. We are definitely booking again for next year.

    Reviewed by LaurenAug 2020

  • "Anne and Stuart were wonderful owners, the buttercups is a beautiful cottage, the garden for the children was huge and the hot tub was an added bonus."

    The buttercups is in a great location to most attractions and all the local facilities are great. I can highly recommend this cottage to families.

    Reviewed by CatherineJul 2020

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms:1 x ground-floor super-king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC and 1 x twin (zip/link, can be double upon request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and 2-ring hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and a selection of toys provided
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Patio and lawn with furniture and outdoor games
  • Designated BBQ area with BBQ table
  • Disposable BBQs available on request
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.5 miles
  • Please note that The first-floor bedroom does not have a door and is accessed straight from the stairs
  • Please note bookings made after 23/03/22; there is a £45 additional charge per week to use the Hot tub - This needs to be added on to the booking.

The property

“Buttercups” at Midway is a delightful, quirky annexe situated in Kington, a peaceful village in the depths of the Worcestershire countryside.

Kington is situated between Worcester and Stratford on Avon and is 3.3 miles from Inkberrow, the home of The Archers and in close reach of the ancient market town of Pershore with its excellent amenities.

It is ideally placed as an escape for couples or a family of four and is less than an hour’s drive from Birmingham Airport. The property is in easy reach of the Cotswolds, Bredon Hill and the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

In the immediate locality there are many footpaths and walks through woodland and open countryside and the area is popular with cyclists.

The owners are able to offer guided walks and cycle rides on request, subject to availability. Kington is close to a range of sports facilities including Rivers, an excellent Leisure Centre and pool in Pershore, the open air Lido at Droitwich, tennis courts at Inkberrow, sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding and archery at Aztec Watersports near Pershore and also at Upton Warren near Droitwich.

Redpoint Climbing Centre in Worcester and Go Ape in the Wyre Forest are both in easy reach.

For wee ones there is a fabulous soft play centre six miles away in Feckenham. Within an hour or so attractions include the Cotswold Water Park, the West Midlands Safari Park, the Cotswold Wildlife Park, the Cotswold Farm Park, Little Owl Farm Park, the Severn Valley Railway, Drayton Manor Park and The Snowdome at Tamworth. For those who enjoy exploring historical sites there are many places of interest nearby including Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Stratford, Warwick Castle, The Commandery and Cathedral in Worcester, Avoncroft Museum of Buildings and National Trust properties at Croome Court, Hanbury Hall, Greyfriars in Worcester and Coughton Court.

Shoppers are in easy reach of excellent centres such as Cheltenham, Touchwood at Solihull and of course Birmingham - all 25 miles from Buttercups.

Locally the Jinny Ring Craft Centre is only 5 miles from Buttercups and in the village of Kington there is Simply Alpaca and a stained glass workshop.

The owners are happy to arrange workshops with these and other local crafts and arts facilities by prior request.

The property is also an ideal location for visits, for example to Cheltenham Races, NEC events, the Three Choirs Festival, Worcestershire and Warwickshire Cricket matches and Worcester Warriors Premiership Rugby. Buttercups is set in the grounds of the owner’s home.

The annexe has its own patio area in the orchards, a great spot to sit and have a coffee to start the day.

There is also a hot tub on the patio where you can relax with a prosecco and watch the stars, late into the evening.

Inside the property is light and bright and offers flexibility and fabulous interiors.

The kitchen diner is a contemporary spot where you can sit together and enjoy a meal.

The kitchen is equipped with an electric oven and two-ring hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and microwave and provides all home comforts.

If you prefer to eat out there are three pubs and a tea room within 1.5 miles.

Spend time relaxing in the cosy sitting room equipped with a Smart TV and board games for your entertainment in the evenings. At the end of the day the cottage offers two lovely bedrooms including a ground floor super king size with an en-suite shower room and a first floor twin, or double on request, which has its own en-suite shower room. Children are very welcome at Buttercups.

There is a large outdoor area and the property has outdoor games and activities.

Cot, highchair and boxes of toys for different ages are available on request.

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About the location

KINGTON

Worcester 10 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 14 miles; Pershore 7 miles; Cheltenham 23 miles

A pretty village in Worcestershire, in close reach of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty such as the Cotswolds, Bredon Hill and the Malvern Hills, Kington has a 13th century Norman church at its centre and has three pubs, all providing meals, a tea room, petrol station and Londis store. The village is the ideal spot to relax and to explore the local countryside including the Grafton Wood Wildlife Reserve as well as cycling and walking along the many local paths and routeways. Inkberrow, said to be the model for 'Ambridge', from BBC Radio 4's 'The Archers' series, was named Worcestershire Village of the Year in 2006 and is just three miles away. It is home to a National Award-Winning store serving fresh produce, a Post Office, two pubs and the Church of St Peter. There are many National Trust properties to be discovered including Hanbury Hall, Croome Court and Coughton Court in Worcestershire and Snowshill Manor and Gardens, Chedworth Roman Villa and Chastleton House in the Cotswolds. Nearby, in Worcester visit the Cathedral, Greyfriars' House and Gardens and The Commandery Civil War Museum.. Stratford upon Avon is also close by and has many attractions including Shakespeare's Birthplace, Anne Hathaways Cottage river trips and walks. Warwick Castle and Oxford are both in easy reach and those who enjoy shopping are only an hours drive from Cheltenham, Birmingham, Solihull, Leamington and Gloucester Docks.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas