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Byefield Lodge

(Ref. 1037054)

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Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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58 Customer Reviews

  • "Comfortable well appointed lodge."

    Fantastic safe garden for our little dog to mooch around, lovely quiet secluded spot. Great location to visit the many attractions. Nice walks on the doorstep, just a lovely place.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Jun 2024

  • "A very clean and well equipped lodge allowing us to enjoy a very peaceful and relaxing stay."

    Ideal position enabling easy access to the local facilities and attractions.

    Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Lodge. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0May 2024

  • "Fantastic property in a beautiful peaceful location."

    Everything was as described and surpassed expectations. The addition of milk and a welcome basket was greatly appreciated. Overall very well appointed and the washing machine and tabs came in useful. Our shipoos had a great time and enjoyed the doggy teats. We would definitely book again, thank you for a lovely stay.

    Thank you for your lovely review. The team that look after The Lodge really appreciate it. We would love to see you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0May 2024

  • "The positives of this property are, the peace and quiet, easy access to lovely walks, well placed for all that this area has to offer, being well equipped and well presented."

    It was lovely and cosy. What was not so positive and is neither mentioned in the description nor apparent from the photos is that the upstairs rooms are almost entirely in the eaves. I am only 173 cm tall and therefore could only walk upright if I kept to the centre of the rooms. This made dressing etc very tricky! My fault for not paying attention but note that you have to be out by 9am , not an ideal finish to a holiday!

    Thank for your review. We're glad you enjoyed the peace, the lovely walks, and our well-equipped, cosy property. We're sorry about the issue with the low ceilings. They are mentioned in the description of the property. We have had many lovely reviews online and in our guest book and returning customers to The Lodge. Regarding the 9am checkout, this is to allow our cleaning team enough time to prepare for the next guests. We can often be flexible, so if you’d mentioned it, we could have adjusted it to a later time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by B3.8Apr 2024

  • "The cottage and location were excellent."

    The spring time is beautiful, ground covered with primroses, bluebells, cowslips. A pleasure to sit by the pond with ducklings.. a very well equipped cottage.

    Thank you for your kind review. We love this time of year at The Lodge with all the wild flowers and baby ducks and moorhens so are pleased you did too. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Apr 2024

  • "Beautifull property ,great for dogs lovely goody box i had agreat time"

    Thank you for your review. We are pleased you and your doggies had a great week even though the weather could have been kinder. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Mar 2024

  • "Bylfield lodge reflects the genuine hospitality of the owners, attention to ..."

    Bylfield lodge reflects the genuine hospitality of the owners, attention to detail and comfort of guest addressed at every turn fine standard of cleanliness and facilities

    Thank you for your kind review. Our team really appreciate knowing that our hard work maintaining Byefield Lodge is obviously paying off and that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Oct 2023

  • "We loved our stay at Byefield Lodge, it’s clean and comfortable, everything we needed to enhance our holiday."

    It was lovely to receive the welcome box, it’s always good to sit and have a cuppa after travelling. It was also a good base to enjoy the area, Croome Castle and Sudeley castle are well worth a visit. We would definitely visit again. Jean & Byron

    Thank you for your lovely feedback which we really appreciate. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in The Lodge. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jean5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at Byefield Lodge despite poor weather the week we visited."

    The accommodation was very comfortable for the 2 of us and our dog, and well equipped. The welcome pack was much appreciated. It’s in a nice secluded spot with plenty of privacy from neighbouring properties, down a peaceful lane. There is a good network of cross country footpaths for walks straight from the door, but it was also well situated for walking on Malvern Hills just a 10 minute drive away.

    Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased you enjoyed The Lodge and had some good walks with the dog. You certainly didn't get the best weather but glad you were able to make the most of your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Sep 2023

  • "A beautiful clean and comfortable lodge with everything you could wish for."

    A very quiet location which was so relaxing and the owners very friendly. We hope to go back again next year. Jill and Mick.

    Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your holiday and would love to see you again. Best wishes Doug, Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Sep 2023

  • "Stayed here towards the end of August."

    Lovely property in a picture perfect setting (particularly the Monet style view of the bridge over the large pond). Absolutely everything we could possibly need was provided. It was very well equipped throughout. Teenage daughter bagged the ensuite bedroom so we did have to pop downstairs for the bathroom in the night, but torches are provided and there are little movement activated lights near the stair. Lots of nice places to eat or take out locally (short car drive) and a little village shop in walking distance which is well stocked with snacks and drinks. Really enjoyed our stay. Thank you to lovely owners

    Thank you for your kind review Caroline. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and would love to welcome you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Aug 2023

  • "Our second time at the Byefields."

    We very much enjoyed the peace and quiet. Such a lovely place with lots of wild life. The owners Mary and William are such nice hosts and we appreciated our welcome pack. I question the Friday to Friday bookings as it's by far the worst day for traffic. Sunday to Sunday would be so much better and would save hours being stuck in queues.

    Thanks for the lovely review. We were pleased to see you again and look forward to seeing you in the future. Sunday to Sunday sounds good for travelling but unfortunately we would have problems with regular Sunday bookings to get emergency maintenance that sometimes has to be done and arranging for help with cleaning. I agree that our roads seem so congested nowadays. Best Wishes Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jon4.7Jul 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Byefield Lodge it is on a quiet country lane and has everything there for a perfect relaxing holiday."

    So many places to visit in the area and there is beautiful countryside surrounding it. Would highly recommend this property.

    So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your kind review. We would love to welcome you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barbara Elizabeth5.0Jun 2023

  • "Our stay at Byefield lodge was lovely it was very clean and a lovely place for a ..."

    Our stay at Byefield lodge was lovely it was very clean and a lovely place for a peaceful holiday we will book it again so thankyou

    Thank you. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Best Wishes Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lesley4.1Jun 2023

  • "We had a wonderful, restful week at Byefield Lodge."

    The accomodation was very well equipped, and extremely comfortable, although the bedroom ceilings take some getting used to! The only cloud was that the bbq mentioned in the listings when we booked, and shown in the pictures isn't there any more, and when we read the visitors book, it was clear that the welcome pack used to include cake and wine, but no longer does!

    So glad you had a lovely week and thought the accommodation was comfortable and well equipped. We do vary our welcome pack so sorry a cake wasn't in yours. We have stopped providing wine as we had a guest who explained to us that they did not want alcohol in the house and when thinking about this there are a number of reasons why this might be. We hope you did enjoy the welcome pack that we left. Best Wishes Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chris4.7Jun 2023

  • "Wonderful cottage with everything you could need."

    So very peaceful

    Thank you. We are glad you enjoyed the peace and quiet at the lodge. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Maxine5.0May 2023

  • "A very clean and comfortable cottage located in a quiet location, plenty of good walks in the local area, we would certainly recommend it and would consider going again."

    Thank you for your kind review. So glad you enjoyed the peaceful location of The Lodge. Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Terry5.0Apr 2023

  • "This was our second visit and we would go again."

    Beautiful area and location.

    Thank you Brenda. It was lovely to see you again. We look forward to welcoming you again. Best wishes Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Brenda5.0Mar 2023

  • "Great place very nice time had by all"

    Thank you Clive for your review. We are glad you enjoyed The Lodge. Sorry we did not manage to meet. Regards Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clive5.0Mar 2023

  • "Very pleased with everything about the property."

    Would definitely recommend and we will be booking again in the future.

    Thank you for your kind review and we look forward to meeting you again in the future. Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Jan 2023

  • "A great place to stay."

    Thank you for your hospitality!

    Thank you Barry. Glad you enjoyed your short stay with us. Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barry4.7Jan 2023

  • "A comfortable, relaxing stay."

    Arrived to a warm & welcoming home. Milk etc much appreciated.Mary kindly supplied with extra towels. Home from home! Would highly recommend. Thankyou both.

    Thank you Amanda for your kind review. It was a pleasure meeting you both. Best Wishes Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Jan 2023

  • "The lodge was exactly as described."

    Everything we needed was included and the welcoming pack was an extra bonus. We met the owner on the day of departure and she was extremely friendly and helpful. Would certainly stay here again.

    Thank you Mike. So glad you enjoyed your stay at The Lodge over Christmas. We look forward to welcoming you again and wish all your family a Happy New Year. Best wishes Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Dec 2022

  • "Lovely & quiet rural location but with a village shop."

    Very comfortable & clean in the lodge. Heating control was excellent. All facilities you could want in the kitchen. Plenty of towels. Loved having the smart tv.

    Thank you David for your lovely review. Sorry we were not able to meet though Doug told us you had telephoned him. Glad you enjoyed your stay at the Lodge. Best wishes Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Nov 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay ay Byefields lodge !"

    When we arrived we entered a clean and comfortable lodge and all the things we needed to chill out and have a lovely quiet stay . We were left a lovely welcome pack as well as all the info for the area which came in handy . If you are looking for a lovely quiet get away i would recommend Byefields to you . Thank you and well done to the owners .

    Thank you Samantha for you kind review. Our small team will be grateful for your praise. Glad your stay was peaceful and enjoyable. Best Wishes Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Samantha4.4Oct 2022

  • "Highly recommend if your after a peaceful stay away and “home from home feel” we all had a lovely stay and was left well alone to enjoy the beautiful lodge and environment."

    We went with 2 children and 2 dogs and the lodge was well equipped the area was lovely with plenty of shops thank you for having us and we will recommend you to all of our friends

    Thank you Hannah. We really appreciate your review. We enjoy having guests to stay in The Lodge and it is good to know that you have enjoyed your time with us. Our small team of helpers thank you too. Best Wishes Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Oct 2022

  • "Peaceful and quiet location, and as Welland has no street lamps, the cottage is an ideal spot to view the starry night sky."

    Very comfortable beds and the guests are well provided for in the kitchen and lounge area. The guest book mentions several comments about re-visiting and we will be one of them.

    Thank you Derek. So glad you found our little cottage so peaceful and comfortable. Please come and see us again. Stay safe Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Derek5.0Oct 2022

  • "Just returned from a week in Byefield Lodge & couldn’t fault it."

    Accommodation was perfect & the gardens are gorgeous. Really appreciated the welcome pack & dog treats. One of the best equipped cottages we’ve stayed in. Would definitely recommend & we will definitely return. Spoke to both the owners who were lovely. Thank you for our stay.

    Hello Neil So glad you enjoyed the Lodge. Thank you for the lovely review. We certainly hope you come and see us again. Thank you for staying with us. Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Neil5.0Sep 2022

  • "This is a lovely property with all facilities set in a beautiful garden in a stunning part of the world."

    The owners of the property were lovely and could not do enough for us in our brief stay: they have certainly worked really hard to make this a wonderful place for a holiday. Thank you!

    Thank you for your review Rob. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We would love to see you again. You mentioned your family enjoy biking and there are certainly plenty of good routes to cycle in the area so hopefully we will. Stay safe Mary and William. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rob5.0Aug 2022

  • "The location is lovely, and secluded."

    However unfortunately the owners had decided to drain the lovely big pond next to the lodge (One of the reasons we chose it) leaving it empty and muddy. They then brought a large digger in to remove the mud on the second day of our stay. They had left us a note and £50 compensation on our arrival informing us of the disruption. Which softened the blow a little. Then as we were about to pack and leave on at 8.40am on Friday they decided to try and hurry us up by using a petrol hedge trimmer right next to the lodge and by our car that we were loading to leave. As we got in the car the man stopped the trimmer and walked away. I had just had a lovely chat with the owner next door prior to this so have no idea why they felt the need to do this. Not a great experience for what is overall a lovely property. If you are going to be in this business then customers come first surely, consideration and communication.

    Thank you for your comments, I can confirm we did not drain the pond/lake. It drained itself because of the drought as it is fed naturally from the hills. As mentioned, it had only dried out twice in 33 years that we have lived here. Other local ponds have had the same problem in our area. Hopefully as soon as it rains it will very quickly get back to normal. There was a small trickle left at one end and my husband placed a small pump to stop the rainfall (as we had a thunderstorm on the Monday before you arrived on Tuesday) from collecting. We wanted to remove some of the mud that had collected over the years and had become a flood hazard. We left the note offering you £50 to have a meal on us as we wanted a digger in on Thursday to remove this mud and there would be some noise. We tried to minimize the disruption by keeping the digger on our side of the garden and not affect the Lodge garden. We always put our guests first and would not do anything to ruin their time with us. I have ascertained our Gardener did start trimming around 9 and he should not have done until you left. We apologise for this. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew4.1Aug 2022

  • "Lovely stay , was perfect base for the steam fair , be very happy to stay again"

    Thank you Jennifer. Glad you enjoyed your stay at the lodge and the steam fair. Lovely to see it go ahead this year after the last two years cancelled. We would love to see you again. Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Jul 2022

  • "Wonderful accommodation in a beautiful setting."

    Spacious, comfortable, clean and had absolutely everything we required. Yes, the ceiling in the bedrooms were a bit low but they didn’t cause a problem as we quickly got used to them and slept very well. We all had a lovely time, including the dogs - would highly recommend and look forward to returning.

    Thank you Robert. So glad you all had a lovely time including the dogs. We would love to see you again. It makes it all worthwhile when our guests enjoy staying at the lodge. Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2022

  • "A lovely very well equipped lodge in fabulous surroundings."

    We ate lots of meals in the garden next to the lake and just enjoyed the peace and quiet which we absolutely loved. The only very minor issue is the low ceiling height in the bedrooms. All in all, we would highly recommend this property.

    Thank you Jon for your review. It was lovely meeting you both . So glad you enjoyed the lodge and we would love to see you again. Stay safe Mary and William Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jon4.7Jun 2022

  • "Absolutely beautiful place to stay."

    Everything was thought of. Quiet and relaxing, comfortable rooms and lovely and clean. Only down side was the images of the ground size is not what you can actually use. Over half is chained off as private which was disappointing as was a huge part of why we chose here. Owners were lovely and friendly, even popping over when we had issues with the WiFi code. Would stay again.

    Thank you Sharlotte for your review. So glad you were pleased with the Lodge and would come again. Sorry about part of the garden being chained off. We chain the bridge off because it gets very slippy when wet so worry about the health and safety. We would love to have you back. Kind regards Mary Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sharlotte4.7May 2022

  • "Low ceilings in the bedrooms everything else fab"

    We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us Kind Regards Mary Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7May 2022

  • "A lovely comfortable cottage, extremely well equipped together with a beautiful garden to relax in."

    We have stayed in several Sykes cottages over the years and this must be one of the best by far

    Thank you William for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed the lodge. Sorry we didn’t have chance to meet. Maybe next time. Kind regards Mary and william Property Owner

    Reviewed by William5.0Mar 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay in this lovely lodge."

    It’s very well equipped and spotlessly clean. The welcome pack was an unexpected touch and we and our 2 dogs loved the treats!! ( I loved the wine). The area is fabulous and the lodge is situated in lovely grounds. We would definitely return and hopefully stay longer next time. We met the lovely owner as we left, all in all a perfect place for a perfect break.

    Thank you Diane. So pleased you loved the Lodge. Glad you had a good break but next time come for longer when the weather is warmer. (we hope). Take care and stay safe. Best Wishes Mary Property Owner

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Mar 2022

  • "Byfield Lodge has everything you need and more."

    Very clean and looked after the garden is lovely and the area is really nice would definitely recommend Byfield Lodge to anyone we will be returning if visiting the area! I will be recommending to family and friends who visit malvern many thanks to the owner for all the extra information in the property on restaurants etc 10/10 many thanks

    Thank you Nicholas. It was lovely meeting and talking to you both and we would love to see you again. So glad you enjoyed the Lodge and the location. Come back to see us when the ducks have had their babies and everywhere looks greener. Mary Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicholas5.0Mar 2022

  • "Beautiful property which had everything you would need."

    Very cosy and welcoming.

    Thank you David for your lovely review. Sorry the weather couldn't have been kinder. I'm glad you enjoyed the Lodge. Mary Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Feb 2022

  • "Having stayed at another Sykes premises at Appletree House which was amazing as per my review I guess trying to live up to this was always going to be a challenge for Byfield Lodge."

    However , Byfield Lodge is in an amazing location , very quiet , peaceful & beautiful surroundings. On arrival we were a little disappointed as the king size bed in one of the bedrooms had been swopped for 2 x singles , i understand why in terms of headroom/access but would have been nice to have been informed of these changes. Overall the premises were clean although a bit more attention is required , the oven glove was pretty disgusting , the large utensils in the draw had food on them and the Microwave needed cleaning out before we could use. I believe that with a bit more TLC this place could be amazing

    Hello Stephen We are glad you liked the the location of the lodge. I'm sorry about the beds. The photos should be changed soon on the Sykes website but it does seem to take a long time to happen. We have had positive reviews as there is a lot more headroom. I apologise if the microwave wasn't as clean as it should be and we have re arranged the utensils so they are a lot tidier. (We have also thrown away the oven glove). We will carry on attempting to make the Lodge as amazing as we can. Mary Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephen4.1Feb 2022

  • "Loved the property and location and had a great time."

    Would have been nice if the outside security light had worked.

    Thank you Ian for your review. We are so pleased you had a lovely time at The Lodge. We apologise for the outside light not working and thank you for telling us. We have fixed it already. Please come again and see us. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Jan 2022

  • "The cottage is so clean and very well equipped indeed, in particular a fully equipped kitchen, which is really helpful during this period, when you might wish to cook rather than go out."

    It is well and conveniently situated for walking and Great Malvern and the hosts are really lovely and helpful. Highly recommended.

    Thank you for your great review. It was lovely meeting you and we are so pleased the Lodge met your expectations. We really appreciate your comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Roshani5.0Dec 2021

  • "Set in a stunning location amidst most beautiful scenery and historic places it really is rural England at its best."

    The property did not disappoint either. It is modern, light and airy, well appointed and cosy, the welcome pack was most welcome. Byefield Lodge provided the ideal base for a most enjoyable short stay.

    Thank you Mr Carey for your lovely review. We are very pleased the Lodge met your expectations and you had a pleasant stay with us. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Nov 2021

  • "Extremely well maintained Lodge, beautiful location."

    All you need for a comfortable holiday.

    Thank you for your review. We really appreciate your comments as we try hard to ensure our guests have a good stay We would love to see you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Nov 2021

  • "Lovely cottage near the Malvern Hills."

    Lots of space for two. Comfortable and clean. The welcome pack was very appreciated. The location is good for places around the area. Waitrose is nice for bigger shop. The garden was fantastic but could do with feeling less like a part of someone else’s garden and seemed a little unfriendly.

    Thank you for your response. We are glad you have had a lovely week and were pleased with the cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Katharine3.8Oct 2021

  • "Had a good stay."

    Quiet and nice surroundings. Could of been cleaner however its a dog friendly place and plainly dogs have been on the sofas. Table and work surfaces went clean. Kitchen was pretty well equipped but showing its age compared to some. Shower is downstairs which is a wet-room/curtain affair with an electric shower. Lounge was fine. Smart TV is old so bring a Chromecast or similar as Netflix barely works, nothing else. Wifi/Broadband is OK. Beds are fine. Niggles are headroom upstairs is awful. You can stand down the apex but anywhere else its a crouch or worse. Stairs creak so no creeping around. The new gate isn't well sited or installed. If it were 1-2 ft wider or inset slightly it would make access easier. The hedge opposite had been cut back but its still a few shunts in a larger vehicle. However if you have dogs and are looking for a good base in Malvern it will work for you.

    We are pleased you had a good stay with us and have taken note of your comments so we can improve our guests visit. We would like to add that we have now replaced the old smart tv. Thank you for pointing this out to us. we have also changed the layout of the bedroom (even though the photo on Sykes has not yet been altered) which gives a lot more room for walking around. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kevin3.4Oct 2021

  • "We had a very enjoyable stay at Byefield Lodge."

    The cottage was clean and comfortable. It was well equipped with a good sized outside space (our dogs particularly enjoyed the pond!). The cottage is very well situated to explore the surrounding area, and there are many footpaths nearby for those wishing to venture out on foot. We would definitely recommend Byefield Lodge and hope to book again.

    Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and would love to see you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Oct 2021

  • "We had an enjoyable stay at Byfield Lodge, very clean and well equipped."

    Nice welcome pack including a treat for our dog. Lovely garden and very friendly owners and neighbours. We enjoyed walking in the Malvern Hills, visiting Eastnor Castle with our dog and several National trust properties.

    Thank you for your review. We enjoyed having you and so glad you had a lovely week. Please come back and see us again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jeremy4.7Sep 2021

  • "A wonderful base for exploring the Malverns and surrounding area."

    A clean, peaceful and comfortable property with the most amazing garden and wildlife. Everything we needed for our holiday was provided by the owners. The kitchen was well-equipped and the property was beautifully decorated and fitted out. The bedroom ceilings are extremely low, but you are made fully aware of this when you make your booking and soon get used to them when you are staying at the lodge. Our teenage sons fully appreciated the fast WIFI connection. A wonderful holiday in a beautiful setting. We would highly recommend Byefield Lodge.

    Thank you for your review Sarah. We are glad you had such a lovely week and would love to see you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sarah4.4Aug 2021

  • "The cottage was excellent and in a perfect setting with a particularly lovely garden."

    We enjoyed two bbq's there. Welland is perfectly positioned to explore the nearly Malvern Hills and beyond.

    Thank you John for your positive review. Glad you enjoyed the bbq. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely quiet location and wonderfully kept grounds."

    Only possible improvements we would suggest are individually small but together make the difference between a good and Great stay. Not being close to a town and having such lovely countryside nearby plus BBQ facilities meant we cooked a lot - kitchen is quite poorly stocked with very basic glasswear, no cleaning brushes just cloths, no dishwasher (despite room for one in utility) and no sink drainer either and limited T towels. There wasn't even a wooden spoon! Another real problem was Wifi which was appalling and regularly less than 2mb speeds which meant you struggled to even load BBC iplayer or Netflix let alone watch anything. With no local mobile signal email was our only comms method and this often couldn't be sent due to wifi dropping out. Bottle of prosecco was a nice touch on arrival but would have preferred Salt n Pepper mills plus some more cooking utensils instead. Even with covid basic cooking staples such as Olive oil bottle and seasoning can easily be wiped clean before each visitor - didn't like having to buy the real basics just to make easy cooking possible. If these small things were solved it would have been great though.

    Thank you for your feedback, I understand you were reasonably upset by the lack of olive oil and slow broadband. The broadband is super-fast at over 100mb and the password was in the welcome book but we believe you may have been trying to access broadband via an old router that was still present so we do apologise and have since removed the old router to avoid any confusion in the future That being said, I wish you had informed us of this on arrival, or even during your stay. We would have loved the opportunity to make things right. We welcome your feedback and have taken all your comments on board. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul3.8Jul 2021

  • "The owners of the property were lovely."

    The property was very nice. My only moan is that the bedrooms all though the bed was very comfortable the head room was not. You had to be so careful when getting out of bed especially in the night because your up in the eaves of the building. The grounds and the surrounding area is stunning. Overall a very nice holiday.

    Reviewed by Glenn4.7Jul 2021

  • "We had an amazing stay at Byefield, walking distance to the New Inn, lots of footpaths to explore at the bottom of the road, a great base to explore the Hills, Malvern, Ledbury and Marina at Upton."

    The facilities where in great condition, clean and recently modernised. WiFi and usb points where a great hand with the kids. Family games to play if you have time. Awesome coal BBQ to the ready, beaut of a garden to relax in. Handy hose pipe to spray hot kids and dirty pup down. We met the owners who where very friendly and helpful too. Would 100% recommend. We plan to back next year. Thank you for having us Byefield lodge!

    Reviewed by Helen5.0May 2021

  • "Clients need to take note of the details, namely the lack of height in the bedrooms."

    Although you can stand in the centre of the room, beneath the apex, if someone is broad shouldered or tall, it is very restricting. To get in bed and to access the bedside cabinets, you have to crouch along the room. This is manageable for a short stay. Even though you are aware of this from the details, it is not until you stay in the lodge that you fully understand the lack of height. Having said this, we would return here for another short stay. The entrance gateway is a tight access from the lane, but is achievable. However, if you had a long vehicle, you may struggle to turn in from the lane. The gardens are beautiful. The lodge is well equipped. The cleaning equipment supplied is more than adequate. We would happily recommend Byefield Lodge, with the above information noted.

    Reviewed by Helena5.0May 2021

  • "The reasons for not giving top rating for everything: I did feel that the oven and trays had not had a good clean."

    The lodge was extremely comfortable but the sloping bedroom ceiling did cause a few bumps and bruises. A few more additions in the kitchen utensil draw would have been v welcome - perhaps some kitchen scissors, a wooden spoon and an ice making tray would have helped. We loved the garden. There were plenty of sockets for various devices and the TV was amazing. Would have liked a hairdryer! None of the above spoilt our holiday - we loved the property and had a great time.

    Reviewed by Patricia4.4May 2021

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our holiday at this property."

    Beautiful extensive garden and very comfortable accommodation. Owners were very responsive and helpful.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Oct 2020

  • "A very tranquil garden enabling one to chill out and relax (with or without a good book)."

    The house was very comfortable with a suitably kitted out kitchen. It was beautifully heated for the winter weather. Doug made himself available by phone to resolve silly queries that we had. There was only one small negative being that the main bedroom is a loft extension requiring one to bend and duck to avoid the low angled ceiling.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Oct 2020

  • "Lovely cottage set in an idyllic location."

    Great for a get away from it all break.

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Aug 2020

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x twin, 1 x twin with en-suite cloakroom with hand basin and WC
  • Ground-floor wet room
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric cooker and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Back garden with pond
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.8 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Note: this property has an open pond and therefore children must be supervised at all times
  • Note: The garden of this property is enclosed now with fencing except there is still access to the pond
  • Note: Property Accepts 1 booking per week

The property

Nestled in the picturesque village of Welland, Worcestershire, stands Byefield Lodge, a charming, red brick cottage with picturesque views.

Boasting a prime location on the fringes of the breath-taking Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this delightful retreat is ideal for a couple or two friends seeking a tranquil escape.

Upon arrival, guests are greeted with the convenience of secure off-road parking.

The property also features a spacious enclosed garden at the rear furnished with outdoor seating where you can relish in alfresco dining while observing the local wildlife, including bees, butterflies and ducks that visit the large unenclosed, open pond.

Step into the inviting living area, flooded with natural light and the full-functioning kitchen where you can showcase your culinary skills before savouring your creations at the dining table for four.

After your meal, unwind on the plush sofa and immerse yourself in your favourite shows on the Smart TV.

Pop into the wet room and indulge in a thoughtful shower, before grabbing your towel from the heated rail and making your way up the beautiful oak staircase with decorative iron spindles, into one of the first-floor bedrooms, a twin bedroom with sloped ceilings boasts a skylight that fills the room with natural lighting.

The second of the bedrooms is a twin bedroom that benefits from an en-suite with a hand basin and WC, as well as delightful views out to the garden.

When you manage to pull yourself from this pleasing dwelling, put on your comfiest walking boots and venture to the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Beauty for a refreshing countryside hike.

Explore the village's offerings, treating yourself to a memorable dining experience at the welcoming Michelin Star Inn at Welland or the renowned Marlbank Inn with its enticing Indian street food.

The Swan at Hanly Swan is also a popular choice for our area.

Stock up on essentials at the nearby convenience store, enjoy a leisurely picnic at Welland Park, or plan your visit to coincide with the annual Welland Steam & Country Rally in July or the Three Counties Show RHS Spring Show in May, Three Counties Show in June and Autumn Show in September.

Further afield lies the vibrant town of Malvern, where you can marvel at the historic Great Malvern Priory, catch a captivating live performance at Malvern Theatres or The Coach House Theatre, and indulge in delectable cuisine at local restaurants.

Upton-Upon Severn, just 3 miles away, also plays host to numerous pubs, boutique shops and annual festivals such as The Folk Festival in May, Jazz Festival in June, Blues Festival in July and the Sunshine Festival in August.

Continue your exploration to Worcester, where you can admire the awe-inspiring Worcester Cathedral, peruse the exhibits at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum and the Museum of Royal Worcester, and enjoy a round of golf at the excellent local club.

Don't miss the opportunity to experience the exhilarating horse races held from May to November, explore the historic National Trust site of Greyfriars House and Garden, and discover the vibrant city of Gloucester, home to a magnificent cathedral, Gloucester Docks, the National Waterways Museum, and an array of shops, pubs, and restaurants.

Escape to Byefield Lodge for an unforgettable countryside retreat, where relaxation and adventure await amidst the stunning landscapes of Worcestershire.

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About the location


Malvern 5 miles; Worcester 13.5 miles; Gloucester 17 miles

The thriving village of Welland lies south east of the magnificent Malvern Hills in Worcestershire, with a Post Office, village shop and its very own family-run vineyard, producing award-winning wines which can be purchased directly from the owners. Castlemorton Common provides many lovely walk and cycle rides, part of which is a designated SSSI due to its vast array of wildlife, flora and fauna. The beautiful Worcestershire town of Malvern dates back to the Bronze Age and is situated on the eastern side of the dramatic Malvern Hills. An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the hills form a nine mile range of ancient rock, which offers 100 miles of footpaths and bridleways with natural springs and long distance views in all directions. The town holds antiques fairs, WI country markets, farmers’ markets and many auctions throughout the year, as well as the Great Malvern Food Festival in June. The Malvern Theatre welcomes productions from the West End and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Fishing and river cruises are available nearby and there are National Trust properties and gardens to visit in the area. Malvern has many individual shops, cafes, art galleries and restaurants, a luxurious spa, and is also home to the Three Counties Showground. Malvern is the home of the Morgan car, which makes this area popular with enthusiasts. The pretty town of Upton upon Severn lies on the banks of the River Severn and boasts a variety of delightful 17th century buildings and attractive shops, including The Pudding Shop, traditional inns and cafes and its very own museum. It also plays host to many annual festivals, including Jazz, Folk and Blues Festivals, as well as the Sunshine Music Festival. This small, thriving town has its own marina, a vineyard and a well-stocked farm shop at the local fruit farm, plus the town’s medieval church, which is now a Heritage Centre, is topped by a striking 18th century cupola, known locally as The Pepperpot. The picturesque Forest of Dean, with its range of attractions, is only 30 miles away, and the cathedral city of Worcester and waterfront city of Gloucester are also close by.

Note: Property Accepts 1 booking per week
Note: The garden is enclosed and not fully secure.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas