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Garden View

Kington, Herefordshire (Ref. 1011538)



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6 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Parfitt

    “Sarah was a very helpful host.”

    The location of the accommodation was perfect for our purpose. If the opportunity arises we will be more than happy to stay again

    The location of the accommodation was perfect for our purpose. If the opportunity arises we will be more than happy to stay again

    - Mr Parfitt, May 2021

Kington Apartments

Resting in the charming Herefordshire village of Kington are these delightful apartments, The School Room and Garden View, set within a wonderful and historic Victorian School House, built all the way back in the 1830s. Both apartments offer a simple, charming base for couples or small groups of friends, with a preference for exploring pretty villages and towns, and meandering over the countryside. Within Garden View you discover a kitchen/diner, with an open-plan bedroom-cum-sitting room next door, completed by a smart shower room. Expect to find a lofty and bright space within The School Room, where a studio-layout has been created to make the most of the space, with picture windows providing views of Bradnor Hill beyond. Make use of the kitchen space, dining area and the lovely sitting area where two single sofa beds offer extra room. Kington lies on the English side of the England/Wales border, and is well-positioned mid-way between the Shropshire Hills AONB and the Brecon Beacons National Park, so you have plenty of choice of walking terrain for those who enjoy being active in the outdoors. Walk along the border following the Mortimer Trail or famous Offa's Dyke Path, and be blown away by the unrivalled views and landscapes along the way. Wander into the centre of Kington and relax in one of the traditional local pubs for a well-earned pint and hearty pub lunch, or sample some delicious food in one of the restaurants. Enjoy a wonderful break in Herefordshire in one of these lovely apartments.

About the property

Holding a convenient spot on the ground floor of an historic Victorian School House, built in the early 19th century, is this lovely studio-style apartment, Garden View.

Resting in the quaint, Herefordshire village of Kington, at the centre of many scenic walking routes, this self-catering cottage is the ideal base for those looking to see the best of the Herefordshire countryside.

Make your way through the owner’s private multi-level garden, and climb the steps to the entrance of Garden View, entering into the kitchen/diner area where you can look forward to making a hot cup of tea after a brisk country walk.

When you want to impress your other half with some cooking skills, whip up a tasty dish to be served at the dining table and enjoy a romantic meal, before retiring to the sitting area next door.

Here you can find a plush sofa with a TV resting before it, perfect for a film night, while the windows provide views of Bradnor Hill and the countryside beyond. Across from this area, rest in the double bed to recharge for another exciting day ahead, and on rising the next morning wake up with a refreshing shower in the neat bathroom.

With many walking opportunities around, this delightful spot in the village of Kington makes Garden View a lovely choice for a holiday in Herefordshire.

Note: This property is part of a group and can be booked with Ref. 4338, together sleeping 4 to 6 guests.


  • All-ground-floor
  • One double bed within open-plan sitting room
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hobs, fridge, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Free parking available in town square; approximately 50 yards
  • Sorry, no children accepted
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles
  • Safe storage available for bicycles
  • Please note: There are a number of steps up to this property, may not be suitable for guests with limited mobility

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About the location


Presteigne 6 miles; Hay-on-Wye 12 miles.

The small town of Kington, well regarded as a centre for walking, is situated near the England/Wales border in a beautiful area known as the Welsh Marches. It is a wonderful area of wooded hills, tranquil valleys and unspoilt Black and White villages on the English side and the more rugged Cambrian Mountains on the Welsh side. Celebrated by visitors for its lovely scenery and excellent walking and cycling in the surrounding rolling hills, this quiet, pleasant town offers a number of excellent shops, pubs and restaurants. Further afield there is plenty to do, pony treking is available at the Black Mountains and why not try Canoeing on the river Wye. There are a variety of tourist attractions close by including the Small Breeds Farm and Owl Centre, the nationally important Hergest Croft Gardens, Offa’s Dyke Path and Mortimer Trail long distance footpaths, and slightly further afield the National Trust properties of Croft Castle and Berrington Hall. Bradnor Hill, with England’s highest golf course, lies just outside the town. Also within easy reach and well worth a visit is the delightful town of Hay-on-Wye with its numerous book shops, craft and antique shops, along with hosting the famous Hay Festival during the Spring Bank Holiday. Nearby is Ludlow, famous for its gourmet food shops and fine restaurants. The ancient city of Hereford, with its impressive Norman cathedral and famous Mappa Mundi, a 13th century cartographer's interpretation of the world, offers a great day out. A delightful holiday location to suit all ages and tastes.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas