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Cwmmau Farmhouse

Whitney-on-Wye, Herefordshire

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The approach to Cwmmau Farmhouse is through winding lanes and rolling Herefordshire countryside. The impressive exterior and the range of barns and other vernacular buildings gives an indication of its earlier status and grandeur. Inside guests are welcomed by huge oak beams, stone tiled floors, wide boarded oak and elm floors and leaded windows.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
hall with oil-burning stove, parlour with Esse wood-burning stove, kitchen, sitting room with wood-burning stove, utility room and separate lavatory.
First floor
front and back landing, five bedrooms (porch bedroom with small 4'6'' Jacobean tester bed, main bedroom with Victorian 4 poster bed, 2 large doubles - 1 with 6' bed which can also be a twin on request and 1 with 5' bed, 1 twin), two bathrooms (1 with slipper bath and separate shower cubicle, 1 with shower over bath).
Visitor notes

Heating:Oil central heating included.

Garden: Large private garden to the rear of the house with stunning views.

Parking: Parking available for several cars.

Please Note: There are low beams in the twin bedroom.

Cwmmau Farmhouse open days are detailed on the main National Trust website.

Cottage details
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Let starts
Friday
Min stay
3
Dogs allowed
No
Cottage ref
006020
Acorn rating What's this?
4
Features
  • Open fire / stove
  • Remote location
  • Celebration
Facilities
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
Accessibility
  • If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0344 335 1287

Nearby

Things to see and do nearby

Herefordshire, Worcestershire and West Midlands
The exterior of The Oast House, Whitbourne, Herefordshire © Mike Henton

Scratch the surface of these special places in Britain and it's hard not to be smitten. They offer panoramic landscapes, bustling market towns and glimpses into a fascinating industrial past. Plus, you're only a short distance away from one of Britain's loveliest National Parks, the Peak District, with its 555 square miles of green spaces, with canals, caves and forests to discover.

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Attractions
  • Hereford
  • Leominster
  • Hergest Croft Gardens
  • Brecon Beacons
  • The Black Mountains
  • various cider orchards and producers
Activities
  • Walking
  • Bird watching.
National Trust places to visit
Cwmmau Farmhouse
Cwmmau Farmhouse Superb early 17th-century 'black and white' farmhouse with stone-tiled roof and vernacular buildings
The Weir
The Weir Informal 1920s riverside garden with fine views
Croft Castle and Parkland
Croft Castle and Parkland Castellated manor house set in stunning countryside with panoramic views
Berrington Hall
Berrington Hall Neo-classical mansion with fine interiors, set in landscape grounds
Skenfrith Castle
Skenfrith Castle Remains of an early 13th-century fortress
Brockhampton Estate
Brockhampton Estate Traditionally farmed estate and medieval manor house

Visitor comments

Comments from past visitors

  • Margaret Moores
    • April 2016
    • Berkshire
    Magnificent views

    Made enjoyable...That we could freely explore the outbuildings; that 360 degrees was ours; the views magnificent; footpath walks from the house; so many doors in each room you could choose two ways to get to another part of the house; the trust given to guests that they will cherish the objects in the house; the flowers, cups, teapot, biscuits and milk on arrival and attention to the folding of towels

  • Julia Potter
    • March 2016
    • Hampshire
    Very special property

    The house was full of history, clean and warm. Beautiful setting yet in the middle of nowhere. Can't wait to come back to Cwmmau - a very special property .

  • Anonymous
    • December 2015
    • Unknown
    Made enjoyable....

    this property is an amazing part of our history and because the NT own it and offer it to people for holidays we could enjoy staying there and experiencing such an old building

  • Aulani Mulford
    • October 2015
    • Stroud
    Had a truly lovely time

    We stayed at Cwmmau Farmhouse last week and had a truly lovely time. It was a wonderful house to stay in, we cannot thank you enough. All of us have decided that NT cottages and holiday ideas are the best ever, and we plan to make the NT our number one choice for all our holidays from now on! Wish we figured this out sooner. It took this occasion, my husband's 50th birthday, to finally 'get it'. Every detail, every comfort, and every day that we were there was magical. Tears welled in my eyes when we had to head home.

  • John Parker
    • September 2015
    • Norfolk
    Remarkable house

    This was a remarkable house in a superb area, with great plants and birds on the estate and in the vicinity. It was very exciting for our grandchildren who loved the staircases and ambience of the house.

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Prices

What it will cost

Prices include:

  • VAT, Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
  • We cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email cottages@nationaltrust.org.uk to enquire about future bookings and reservations.
  • The National Trust reserves the right to move cottage prices up or down and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.

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