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Stables Cottage

(Ref. 1139448)

Shobdon, Herefordshire Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x twin up an extremely steep stair case (Not suitable for anyone with mobility issues or young children - please check photographs on the web site) Ground-floor bathroom with bath, handheld shower, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • TV with DVD player
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking available
  • Enclosed garden with lawn and furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome for a fee of £25 per booking
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5.2 miles, pub 0.7 miles, lake 0.1 miles
  • Note: Guests have access to free golf and free fishing as well as a bar/restaurant on site (see opening hours)
  • Note: The stairs up to the twin bedroom are very steep, please take care
  • Note: A Z-bed is available on request and can sleep up to two additional guests
  • Note: The park will be closed during Jan & Feb and there may be some ground work taking place
  • Note: BBQ's are not permitted at this property
  • Note: Though pets should be kept on leads, there are off-lead areas within the park and lovely walks around the area
  • Note: Bookings made for parties of workers can only be accepted with the prior consent of the Owner
  • Note: For bookings made on or after 7th November 2023 a Good Housekeeping Bond of £200 applies to this property. If you wish to take any other type of pet other than a dog, please check with the owner before booking

The property

Stables Cottage, a charming two-bedroom residence is situated in the picturesque village of Shobdon in Herefordshire, in close proximity to the Welsh border.

This enchanting abode offers an idyllic haven, boasting many of its original features and pet-friendly accommodation, making it suitable for couples, families, and companions seeking a relaxing retreat.

Nestled amidst the captivating landscapes of Herefordshire, Stables Cottage also provides an excellent retreat for those yearning to immerse themselves in the area's natural beauty, with strategic location near the Shropshire Hills AONB enhancing its appeal, while its comprehensive amenities ensure a hassle-free and rejuvenating stay.

Upon entering Stables Cottage, you'll be immediately captivated by the well-equipped kitchen/diner, thoughtfully- designed to accommodate all your culinary needs.

Whether you're preparing a hearty meal or relishing delightful dishes, the space is perfect for shared moments.

Gather around the dining table to raise a toast to unforgettable memories while enjoying a refreshing glass of bubbly.

Alternatively, if you prefer outdoor dining, step into the enclosed garden, allowing you to indulge in a tranquil ambiance surrounded by nature as your pooches play safely.

Savor the scenic views and soak in the serenity until the sun sets, and later, unwind in the homely sitting room by the woodburning stove.

As the night approaches, wash away the day's adventures in the well-appointed, ground-floor bathroom, followed by your evening routine.

Then, retire to one of the two charming bedrooms, each tastefully decorated, offering a peaceful sanctuary for unwinding after a fulfilling day.

For a truly unforgettable escape to Herefordshire, secure your stay at Stables Cottage.

Pearl Lake Country Holiday Park

Pearl Lake Country Holiday Park is set in the village of Shobdon, Herefordshire, close to the historic Welsh border. Surrounded by beautiful countryside with rural walks and cycling, the park offers 80 acres of rolling parkland with a 9-hole golf course, a bowling green, natural fishing lake and an on-site restaurant/bar. Outside the park, there's plenty to see in North Herefordshire and the surrounding Marches countryside, set close to the black and white villages of Pembridge & Eardisland, and the rest of North Herefordshire, dotted about with friendly pubs, art galleries, tea rooms and village shops, along with castle ruins, country churches, open gardens, and historic houses. Shobdon itself benefits from the local airfield, a fabulous attraction for plane-spotters, whilst the surrounding market towns of Leominster, Ludlow, Presteigne, and Kington are within reach, home to museums, lovely market squares, and historical landmarks. Keen walkers can explore the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, filled with scenic walks and offering a wealth of activities, including horse-riding, fishing, golf, watersports and even airsports. Ragleth Hill, Flounders' Folly, and Stokesay Castle are must-sees in the stunning Shropshire Hills, and the historic town of Shrewsbury welcomes tourists to explore its quaint, cobblestone streets and visit its famous Prison, Abbey, and Castle for a full day of sightseeing. When in the mood to brush up on local culture, Bircher Common, Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum, and the National Trust properties of Berrington Hall and Croft Castle and Parkland are just a short drive away too. Craving a day in the city? The picture-perfect city of Hereford is also within reach, making the ideal day out for shopping and dining, along with a handful of attractions to enjoy. Escape to Pearl Lake Country Holiday Park for a relaxing yet exciting base in Herefordshire.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Hereford 17 miles; Leominster 6 miles.

The pleasant village of Shobdon lies between the historic market towns of Leominster and Presteigne, and is surrounded by beautiful Herefordshire countryside, close to the Welsh borderlands. Mentioned in the Domesday Book, Shobdon has a village shop, an excellent pub/restaurant, and even a private airfield, providing a rare opportunity to learn how to fly helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. Leominster, dating back to the 7th century possesses some fine examples of architecture including the Priory Church, along with a wide selection of shops, cafes, antiques centres and pubs - an ideal place to spend an afternoon. Close by are many National Trust properties including Croft Castle and Berrington Hall, plus the Judge's Lodgings in Presteigne, Stokesay Castle, the renowned Shropshire Discovery Centre and the Acton Scott Historic Farm. Sample Herefordshire's cider or discover Hereford with its fascinating Mappa Mundi world map and the captivating chained library, home to a collection of rare and ancient books. The pretty medieval market town of Ludlow is also close by and makes a great day out, with more than 500 listed buildings and a magnificent castle.

Please note: The WiFi may have limited coverage
Minimum stay is 3 nights
Please note: No imminent bookings within 24 hours
Please note: For bookings made on or after 7th November 2023 a Good Housekeeping Bond of £200 applies to this property.
Please note: Free use of the golf course and fishing lake (weather permitting) from March – December.
Please note: The stairs up to the twin bedroom are very steep, please take care.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas