The Orchard

Hawford, Worcestershire (Ref. 936520)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher

Hawford Bridge Cottages

Hawford 2 miles. Two charming cottages set amongst 40 acres of woodland and fishing lakes at Hawford Bridge Fisheries in the unspoilt Salwarpe Valley. The cottages have been thoughtfully furnished to provide comfortable accommodation for guests whether fishing on the lakes, walking or sightseeing in the area. The open plan living accommodation provides a spacious area to sit and relax in front of the TV or enjoy a catch up with family and friends over dinner. Each cottage has a family and twin bedroom on the first floor, together with a modern shower room, while a double sofa bed is also available in the sitting areas. Outside is a private patio with furniture making a lovely place to sit and relax with a refreshing drink or why not enjoy alfresco dining on a summer's evening? Guests can take advantage of the fantastic fishing available on five mature fishing lakes as well as a one mile stretch of the River Salwarpe. Just a short drive away is the black and white village of Ombersley, which has Checketts Fine Food store and café and traditional pubs serving real ale and home-cooked food. Further afield, visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon, the unspoilt Cotswold towns and villages, Leominster and the many National Trust properties in the area.

The property

A delightful semi-detached cottage ideally located and offering comfortable open plan living accommodation with lovely views.

The bedrooms offer flexibility and would suit a family group or friends.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Ref. 936521, together they sleep 8.


Two bedrooms: 1 x twin, 1 x family bedroom with 1 king-size double and 1 single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, radio, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Shared lawned garden with private patio area and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: There are unfenced fishing lakes at the property
  • Note: The cottage sleeps a maximum of 4 adults
  • Note: Due to the location of the fishing lakes, this property is suitable for children aged 16 and over only.

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About the location


Ombersley 2 miles; Stratford-upon-Avon 26.5 miles; Warwick 35 miles

The scattered Hamlet of Hawford lies amongst beautiful Worcestershire countryside on the banks of the River Salwarpe, close to the River Severn and the Droitwich/Worcestershire canal. Hawford boasts a16th century black and white Dovecote, owned by the National Trust, it is a remnant of a former medieval monastic grange retaining many of its original nesting boxes and original features. Just a short drive away is the pretty black and white village of Ombersley, which was part of the Royal Forest until 1229 and is home to Checketts Fine Food selling locally-sourced meat and homemade produce with a cafe and deli. Also in the village are traditional pubs serving home-cooked food and real ales. Nearby the Roman town of Droitwich Spa, sitting on the River Salwarpe, has one of the few remaining inland open-air salt water swimming pools, originally built in the 1930's and retaining much of the art-deco interior. The town also has an eclectic range of shops in the traditional town centre as well as pubs, cafés, a regular farmers’ market, theatre and golf course. Take a trip to Hanbury Hall, a Grade I listed Queen Anne style stately home with stunning landscaped gardens and natural parkland. Shelsley Walsh Hillclimb hosts numerous events throughout the year and is the oldest operational motorsport venue in use in the world. For the more adventurous, a tuition day can be booked through the centre. The Worcestershire town of Malvern dates back to the Bronze Age and is situated on the eastern side of the magnificent Malvern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which form a nine mile range of ancient rock offering miles of footpaths and bridleways with long distant views in all directions. The town plays host to many antique fairs, craft fairs and auctions throughout the year, is home to the Morgan car and the local theatre welcomes productions from the West End and The Royal Shakespeare Company. Many unspoilt Cotswold villages, including the quintessential English village of Broadway, are close by as well as Warwick with its imposing medieval castle, Stratford-upon-Avon the home of William Shakespeare, the waterfront city of Gloucester and Ledbury famous for its numerous black and white timbered buildings.

Region Information

Note: The cottage sleeps a maximum of 4 adults.
Note: Due to the location of the fishing lakes, this property is suitable for children aged 16 and over only.

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