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Garden Cottage

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Leominster, Herefordshire

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Garden Cottage is exceptionally pretty 'gothic' style cottage, built into the actual wall of the idyllic walled garden at Croft Castle. There are spectacular views across the garden and the Castle towards the Brecon Beacons and beyond. The cottage has a large garden of its own and there is easy access to the parkland and walks up to the Iron Age hill-fort of Croft Ambrey, the Fishpool valley and through the ancient woodlands.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
porch, kitchen/dining room, sitting room with wood-burning stove. Bathroom with separate shower, bedroom (single).
First floor
Three bedrooms (1 double with 5ft bed, 1 twin, 1 single) and separate lavatory.
Visitor notes

Heating: Bio mass heating and electricity supplied throughout the cottage.

Parking: Parking for two cars at the top of the pathway to the cottage.

Garden: Large private enclosed rear garden, there is also access to the walled garden direct from the front door of the cottage.

Accessibility: There is a single bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor of the cottage, there are steps down to the cottage from the parking area and also steps from the front door down to the walled garden.

Offers: Holiday cottage guests have free access to Croft Castle, the stables and terrace garden during opening hours, access to the walled garden and parkland is allowed at all times.

Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 12pm.

Please Note: During winter, the cottage approach lane can become muddy due to the working farm near to the cottage.

Cottage details
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
4
Let starts
Saturday
Min stay
3
Dogs allowed
No
Cottage ref
006019
Acorn rating What's this?
3
Features
  • Open fire / stove
  • Pub nearby
  • Railway nearby
  • Garden appeal
Facilities
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • DVD
  • Fridge-freezer
Accessibility
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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
  • Ludlow
  • Leominster
  • Water Mill and Battle Centre
  • various cider orchards and producers
Activities
  • Bird watching
  • Walking
National Trust places to visit
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
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
Brockhampton Estate
Brockhampton Estate Traditionally farmed estate and medieval manor house
Wilderhope Manor
Wilderhope Manor Elizabethan gabled manor house, unfurnished but with fine interior architectural features

Reviews

Comments from past visitors

  • Mrs R Gardiner
    • August 2016
    • Cambridge
    Made enjoyable by its...

    Lovely, peaceful location.

  • Mrs Karen Lesslie
    • April 2016
    • Essex
    Beautiful location

    Beautiful location with space, comfort and exciting but safe surroundings for children to play in and adults to enjoy and relax in made our stay enjoyable.

  • Lees
    • February 2016
    • ....
    Particularly enjoyed...

    Location - fantastic surroundings. Rustic but solid furniture.

  • Mr Juneau
    • December 2015
    • Derbyshire
    Wonderful situation

    The wonderful situation with the castle,garden,adventure playground and access to the castle and shop at weekends made our stay enjoyable.The tearoom was excellent and warm ( as was our cottage ) and the staff were so informative and friendly.Your attitude and provision for young children couldn't be faulted. Then we had so many walks around us and that included one to see Yarpole Church, Belltower and community shop and Tearoom ! A great holiday!

  • Ms Flood
    • September 2015
    • Cambridgeshire
    Made enjoyable...

    The cottage was very well maintained and we loved having access to the gardens and grounds out of hours.

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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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