Hampton Wafre Cottage

Docklow, near Leominster, Herefordshire
4 Guests
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    Hampton Wafre Cottage, sleeping four, is a beautiful conversion of a 17th century detached barn
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    Ground floor: Sitting area in the open plan spacious living space with a wood burning stove in an inglenook and exposed beams
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    Ground floor: Sitting area in the open plan spacious living space with a wood burning stove in an inglenook and exposed beams
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    Ground floor: Open plan spacious kitchen, dining and sitting room area with exposed beams
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    Ground floor: Dining area in the open plan spacious living space with exposed beams
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    Ground floor: Kitchen area in the open plan spacious living space with exposed beams
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    Ground floor: Kitchen area in the open plan spacious living space with exposed beams
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    First floor: Spacious double bedroom with a 5′ four poster bed, beautiful high pitched ceiling and exposed oak beams
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    First floor: Spacious double bedroom with a 5′ bed, a day bed, beautiful high pitched ceiling and exposed oak beams
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    First floor: Spacious double bedroom with a 5′ bed, a day bed, beautiful high pitched ceiling and exposed oak beams
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    First floor: Bathroom with a roll top bath and separate shower, beautiful high pitched ceiling and exposed oak beams
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    First floor: First floor: Bathroom with a roll top bath and separate shower, beautiful high pitched ceiling and exposed oak beams
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    First floor: Landing with exposed oak beams
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    A complimentary welcome hamper awaits Guests on their arrival
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    The cottage is an ideal base for exploring the surrounding rolling countryside with excellent walks from the front door
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    Looking east with Hampton Wafre Farm on the right horizon
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Hampton Wafre Cottage is a beautiful conversion of a 17th century detached barn, close to the village of Docklow in Herefordshire. This attractive stone cottage, with original features including exposed beams, is situated on a working arable farm located half a mile up a private drive. With fabulous unspoilt countryside views, indigenous wildlife and comfortable accommodation, the cottage provides an active yet peaceful holiday location, a lovely place to relax in a tranquil setting.

The hospitable owners welcome guests to explore the farm and beautiful countryside, with great scenic walks straight from the cottage, or fish for carp on a peaceful idyllically situated lake, exclusive to guests. Alternatively Docklow Pools are located within the village which offer excellent fishing, together with their own pub and restaurant.

Hampton Wafre Cottage is a real home-from-home, with charming features, elegant furnishings and great attention to detail. It benefits from open plan living accommodation on the ground floor with the additional comfort of a wood burner and underfloor heating.

A beautiful vaulted ceiling with exposed oak beams is a great feature of the first floor, which comprises two delightful bedrooms with comfortable double beds and a bathroom with a roll top bath. The private enclosed garden has a terrace overlooking the attractive farm paddocks, a lovely quiet spot to spend some time and to enjoy al fresco dining.

The immediate area offers many lovely walks, with the Three Choirs Way running close by, as well as the Three Rivers Ride cycle trail, horse riding and fishing.

Nearby, the town of Bromyard (10 minutes’ drive) has a good range of shops, restaurants and pubs. Leominster (12 minutes’ drive) is a wonderful place to enjoy a lazy afternoon stroll. The town dates back to the 7th century and possesses many fine examples of architecture, along with a wide variety of shops, cafes and pubs.

There is easy access to attractions such as stately homes, parks and gardens as well as the historic cathedral town of Hereford and the ancient market towns of Ledbury and Ludlow, the latter of nationwide fame for its many high quality restaurants.

Alternatively, explore your ‘spiritual’ side at Chase Distillery or the ‘first cask’ Wye Valley Brewery, both less than 20 minutes’ drive, with tours and tastings easily arranged.

Hampton Wafre Cottage is also ideally placed for exploring The Black and White Village Trail, not to mention the delights of neighbouring Shropshire and Worcestershire.

 

Overview

  • 4 Guests
  • Two double bedrooms
  • One bathroom
  • Baby welcome (travel cot, highchair and stairgate available)
  • Children are welcome
  • The cottage welcomes up to two well-behaved small breed dogs
  • Private enclosed lawned garden
  • Terrace with garden furniture and barbecue
  • Lake fishing exclusive to guests
  • Welcome hamper, linen and toiletries
  • Ample parking

Features

  • A beautiful barn renovation, with charming features and elegantly furnished throughout, designed with your comfort and relaxation in mind, beautifully done with great attention to detail.
  • Situated on a working arable farm in a haven of peace and rural beauty with far reaching views across the unspoilt and stunningly beautiful countryside where wildlife is abundant.
  • The spacious light and airy open plan ground floor living area is a very sociable space with a porch leading onto a garden with outdoor furniture and a barbecue – perfect for outdoor dining.
  • Short and midweek breaks are available, with a minimum stay of 3 nights.
  • This charming cottage for one or two couples or a family makes an ideal base for a memorable holiday at any time of year.
  • An ideal setting for Autumn and Winter breaks, a New Year gathering or Christmas morning – there is a lot to do in Winter and Guests can return to a warm and cosy barn with central heating, a wood burner, underfloor heating, comfortable beds and relaxing baths.
  • A tranquil, peaceful location, yet just six miles from the market towns of Leominster and Bromyard both with a great range of shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes.
  • The cottage comes with fishing in its own idyllic lake location, exclusive to guests – please bring your own fishing tackle.
  • An ideal base for exploring the surrounding countryside with excellent walks from the front door and around the farm.
  • Ideally placed for exploring The Black and White Village Trail, the historic cathedral city of Hereford and the ancient market towns of Ledbury and Ludlow, not to mention the delights of neighbouring Shropshire and Worcestershire.

Property layout

  • Ground floor:
    Open plan spacious kitchen, dining and sitting room area with a wood burning stove in an inglenook and exposed beams. The porch leads onto a paved terrace with outdoor furniture and a barbecue and a lovely enclosed garden.
  • First floor:
    Spacious double bedroom with a 5′ four poster bed, beautiful high pitched ceiling and exposed oak beams.

    Spacious double bedroom with a 5′ bed, a day bed, beautiful high pitched ceiling and exposed oak beams.

    Bathroom with a roll top bath and separate shower, beautiful high pitched ceiling and exposed oak beams.

Equipment

  • Oil-fired underfloor heating downstairs, radiators upstairs, wood burning stove in the sitting room
  • Electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • TV, DVD and CD/radio
  • WiFi internet access*
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Outdoor furniture and barbecue
  • Ample parking

 

”We had a lovely time at Hampton Wafre thanks. The setting was idyllic, the cottage was gorgeous and very well equipped and the owners were lovely. The stay was very relaxing indeed and Star the dog loved it!

We were thinking of doing another one in October maybe, if we can persuade ourselves not to go abroad to escape this dreadful weather!!

Thanks for all your help, the booking process was very easy, the directions were super and you answered all our questions promptly and comprehensively and we had a lovely time as a result!

Thanks for sorting out the dog refund! It was very nice just to have one for a week!! ”

May 2016
”Beautiful cottage. Very relaxing few days. Good walks for the dogs. Lovely location. Many thanks.”
The S Family, Berkshire – November 2015
”Beautiful cottage, very welcoming and the Christmas decorations were a lovely touch. Everything you need and in a lovely part of the country. A wonderful way to start 2015!! Thank you.”
The W Family, Hertfordshire – October 2015
”Wonderful relaxing week in your stunning cottage. Many thanks.”
R & A, Truro – October 2015
”Nice stay. Cottage in lovely peaceful setting. All had a good time. Enjoyed visiting local villages & towns plus Ludlow, Worcester & Brecon. The Stockton Cross Pub, Kimbolton is a good dog-friendly pub with locally sourced food.”
J, K, J & B, Hampshire – October 2015
”Enjoyed our hol. cottage. Lovely and comfortable, everything you could need. Beautiful peaceful surroundings.”
J, B, R & I, Hampshire & Derbyshire – September 2015
”Fantastic down time, great walks through the fields. Local National Trust places are great & Ludlow our favourite town. Hay on Wye worth a visit too. Jane & Adam have a fab cottage here & gave us all a very warm welcome. Glad Adam managed to get the harvest in!!”
R & V, Surrey – September 2015
”Comfortable cottage. Lovely break. Enjoyed a lovely walk on Offa’s Dyke path and lunch at Hergest Gardens. Visited all three local National Trust properties, with good walks and tea in coffee shops. Hope to return. Thank you.”
J & A, Middlesbrough – September 2015
”What a beautiful place. A total chill out break. Loads of lovely pubs around. Jane & Adam are a lovely couple. Really made welcome. Many thanks.”
J, M & C, Kent – August 2015
”Another fantastic break. Thanks again! Also thanks for recommending ‘The Jolly Frog’; SUPERB fish, a really great meal. A wonderful welcome from Adam & Jane, it was just great to be back here!”
M & L-A, Cardiff – August 2015
”Nice stay. Lovely location. Berrington Hall and Hampton Court Castle both super.”
The L Family, Cheshire – August 2015
”Great to be back. Adam and Jane as ever very welcoming. Just the perfect break we planned and enjoyed. Excellent!”
J & M, Surrey – June 2015
”A very relaxing stay. Lush countryside. Lucky with the weather. Lots to see and do in the area. Enjoyed the coffee shops in Leominster. A lovely town.”
A & D, Aberdeen – June 2015
”Lovely stay, cottage, gift basket, hosts etc. Thank you so much.”
The O Family, Brisbane, Australia – May 2015
”Simply fantastic!!! Super relaxing place, beautiful walks & lovely people, thanks xx”
S, G & D, Staffordshire – May 2015
”Lovely quiet few days. Comfortable cottage/converted barn. Splendid isolation and no gardening to do!! (we have 2.5 acres at home)”
J & S, Norfolk – May 2015
”Cottage, location, walks – and weather – all beautiful. Relaxing, enjoyable stay, thanks.”
L & M, Knebworth – April 2015
”A joy to be back! A wonderful break – another great meal at the ‘Riverside Inn’. THANK YOU!”
M & L-A, Cardiff – April 2015
”Lovely cottage and very relaxing stay. Would recommend the French Pantry Bistro in Ludlow – fantastic!! Ludlow Food Hall well worth a visit too!! Pity we have to leave.”
C & A, East Sussex – March 2015
”Beautiful cottage, very welcoming, and the Christmas decorations were a lovely touch. Everything you need and in a lovely part of the country. A wonderful way to start 2015!! Thank you.”
The W Family, Staffordshire – January 2015
”Thank you for making our Christmas so idyllic! We felt really welcome and at home in the cottage and will definitely recommend it to others! It was our first time visiting this part of the country and we will definitely be back.”
The C Family, London & Manchester – December 2014

 
LOCAL INFORMATION

DOGGIE PUBS, RESTAURANTS & CAFES

Since so much of Herefordshire is agricultural, it’s no surprise that the local produce is simply amazing. Visit a local farmers’ market for the ingredients to prepare a truly mouth-watering meal back at the cottage, or try out one of the numerous dog friendly eateries nearby where you and your pooch will receive a warm welcome!

NEAREST FOOD & DRINK

The Fisherman’s Arms pub and restaurant at Docklow Pools, Docklow (1.7 miles, 4 minutes’ drive).
There are many other pubs in nearby villages, including the Wheelwrights Arms in Pencombe (6.5 miles, 14 minutes’ drive), England’s Gate in Bodenham (7.8 miles, 16 minutes’ drive) and the dog-friendly Stockton Cross Inn in Kimbolton (6 miles, 11 minutes’ drive).
The Wellington is an award winning GastroPub in Wellington (12.1 miles, 17 minutes’ drive).
There a wide variety of restaurants, cafes and pubs in Bromyard (5.8 miles, 10 minutes’ drive) and Leominster (6 miles, 11 minutes’ drive), many of which are dog-friendly.

SHOPS

Bromyard (6 miles, 10 minutes’ drive) and Leominster (6.4 miles, 12 minutes’ drive) both have a wide variety of shops.
Monkland Cheese Dairy, The Pleck, Monkland (9.5 miles).
The Hop Pocket Shopping Village, Bishop’s Frome (10.5 miles).
Ludlow Food Centre, Bromfield, Ludlow (18.5 miles).

TOWNS & VILLAGES

BROMYARD (5.8 miles) has an air of timelessness, with many half-timbered buildings creating a lovely setting for visitors to explore its good range of shops, restaurants and pubs.

LEOMINSTER (6.4 miles) is a wonderful place to enjoy a lazy afternoon stroll, the town dates back to the 7th century and possesses many fine examples of architecture, such as the Priory Church, along with a wide variety of shops, cafes and pubs.

TENBURY WELLS (9 miles) is a charming, ancient market town situated on the banks of the River Teme. Said to have been called ‘my little town in the orchard’ by Queen Victoria, Tenbury Wells boasts a unique 18th century bridge built by Thomas Telford, the magnificent Pump Rooms and many other listed buildings dating back to the 17th century. This bustling town has many individual shops, traditional pubs, cafes and tea rooms and plays host to many festivals throughout the year notably the Tenbury Applefest in October and Holly and Mistletoe around Christmas.

PEMBRIDGE (14 miles) is a medieval village on the Black & White Village Trail boasting many striking 15th and 16th century half-timbered buildings, and has held markets and fairs in the village since the early 1200s. The village has a beautiful 14th century market hall. Westonbury Mill Water Gardens (15.8 miles) is situated just outside the village.

LUDLOW (15.5 miles). Attractions include Ludlow Castle and hosts several annual festivals (please see the events section at the end of this page).

HEREFORD (16 miles). The cathedral town of Hereford dates back to Saxon times and, with its medieval bridge over the winding River Wye, is the very image of picturesque England with a mix of buildings from almost every British era. Attractions include Hereford Cathedral, home of the 13th century Mappa Mundi world map and Chained Library, The Cider Museum and King Offa Distillery, The Old House, Hereford Museum and Art Gallery and The Waterworks Museum.

GREAT MALVERN (18 miles) is a beautiful Worcestershire town dating back to the Bronze Age and is situated on the eastern side of the dramatic Malvern Hills AONB. The town holds markets as well as The Great Malvern Food Festival in June. Malvern has many individual shops, cafes, art galleries and restaurants and a luxurious spa.

LEDBURY (18 miles). Attractions include the Heritage Centre, Butcher’s Row House Museum and Church Street. Eastnor Castle is nearby.

KINGTON (20 miles). 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.

WORCESTER (20.5 miles). Attractions include Worcester Cathedral, Worcester Porcelain Museum, Greyfriars House and Garden (National Trust), The Commandery and The Elgar Birthplace Museum.

MUCH MARCLE (21.5 miles) is a beautiful village in rural Herefordshire. Attractions include Westons Cider Farm which offers guided tours around the mill, a play park for children, tea room and restaurant and Hellens Manor House & Gardens.

CRAVEN ARMS (24 miles). Visit the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Stokesay Castle (English Heritage), explore Onny Meadows and the Land of Lost Content (The National Museum of Popular British Culture).

HAY-ON-WYE (28.5 miles) is famous for one thing – books! The town has almost 40 bookshops over spilling with thousands of titles and holds an annual Hay Festival of Literature held each May/June. it is also an excellent base for serious walking and other attractions include Hay Bluff and Hay Castle.

ACTIVITIES

WALKS

There are lots of beautiful walks to explore, including excellent walks from the front door and around the farm.
There are lovely walks around the Bromyard Downs (Bromyard is 10 minutes’ drive).
Bircher Common (11.5 miles) and the neighbouring Croft Castle, including the ancient Croft Ambrey hill fort, from where it is claimed you can see 14 counties, make up a fairly extensive sweep of heathland, woodland and pasture, as well as a series of ancient fishponds.
The Three Choirs Way provides a long distance footpath between Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester, with a theme linking the walk and the Music Festival celebrated at the three Cathedrals for over 300 years.
The Malvern Hills and commons are very popular with walkers (approximately 19 miles away).
Onny Meadows near Craven Arms, behind Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre (23 miles).
Carding Mill Valley and the Shropshire Hills (32 miles) – The Long Mynd Walk is a 5 mile walk.
The Mortimer Trail is an exceptionally lovely long distance path through the beautiful Shropshire and Herefordshire countryside, from Ludlow to Kington.
Offa’s Dyke Path is a National Trail which follows the English/Welsh border for 177 miles alongside the 8th Century Offa’s Dyke.

GOLF

Leominster Golf Club, Leominster (4 miles).
The Grove Golf & Bowl, Leominster (5 miles).
Brockington Golf Club, Brockington Hall, Bodenham (8 miles).
The Herefordshire Golf Club, Wormsley, Hereford (17 miles).
Kington Golf Club, Kington (21 miles, 38 minutes’ drive) is England’s highest golf course.

FISHING

Hampton Wafre Cottage comes with fishing in its own idyllic location – please bring your own fishing tackle.
Docklow Pools, Docklow (1.7 miles) offer excellent fishing, together with their own pub and restaurant.

CASTLES, HOUSES & GARDENS

Broadfield Court Vineyard and Gardens, Broadfield Court Vineyard Estate, Bodenham (6.5 miles).
Brockhampton Estate (National Trust), Bromyard (7.5 miles).
Berrington Hall (National Trust), near Leominster (7.5 miles).
Hampton Court Castle, Gardens & Parkland, Hampton Court Estate, Hope under Dinmore (9 miles).
Croft Castle & Parkland (National Trust), Yarpole (11.5 miles).
Westonbury Mill Water Gardens (15.8 miles) is situated just outside Pembridge.
Ludlow Castle, Ludlow (15.2 miles).
Eastnor Castle & grounds, Ledbury (19.5 miles).
Greyfriars House and Garden (National Trust), Worcester (20.5 miles).
Hellens Manor House & Gardens, Much Marcle (21 miles).
Hergest Croft Gardens, Ridgebourne Road, Kington (22 miles).
Brobury House & Gardens, Brobury (22 miles).
Stokesay Castle (English Heritage), near Craven Arms (23 miles).
Hay Castle, Hay-on-Wye (28.5 miles).

MUSEUMS

The Cider Museum and King Offa Distillery, Hereford (16 miles).
The Old House, Hereford (16 miles).
Hereford Museum and Art Gallery, Hereford (16 miles).
The Waterworks Museum, Hereford (16 miles).
Butcher’s Row House Museum, Ledbury (18 miles).
The Ledbury Heritage Centre, Ledbury (18 miles).
Worcester Porcelain Museum, Worcester (20.5 miles).
The Commandery, Worcester (20.5 miles).
The Elgar Birthplace Museum, Worcester (20.5 miles).
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Craven Arms (23 miles).
The Land of Lost Content (The National Museum of Popular British Culture), Craven Arms (24 miles).
Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, Wenlock Lodge, Church Stretton (29 miles). Acton Scott has a superb array of events throughout the year – please check their web site before you visit.
Ironbridge Gorge Museums (approximately 40 miles/an hour’s drive), are a series of ten amazing museums located in the spectacular and beautiful Ironbridge gorge.
As you get closer to the Museums follow the specific signs:
For Blists Hill Victorian Town, Coalport China Museum and Tar Tunnel, follow Blists Hill Museums.
For Jackfield Tile Museum, Broseley Pipeworks, Museum of The Gorge and The Iron Bridge & Tollhouse, follow Ironbridge Museums.
For Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Enginuity and Darby Houses, follow Coalbrookdale Museums.

OTHER ATTRACTIONS

The Black & White Village Trail is a 40 mile circular motor route from Leominster (6.4 miles) through a rich landscape of orchards, hopyards and distant hills, taking in the most picturesque black and white villages along the way as well as the little market town of Kington.
Wye Valley Brewery, Stoke Lacy, Bromyard (9 miles) for tours and tastings.
Chase Distillery, Rosemaund Farm, Hereford (11 miles) for tours and tastings.
Monkland Cheese Dairy, The Pleck, Monkland (9.5 miles).
The Hop Pocket Shopping Village, Bishop’s Frome (10.5 miles).
Burford House Garden Store, Tenbury Wells (10.5 miles).
Small Breeds Farm Park & Owl Centre, Kington (21.5 miles).
Heart of Wales Railway Line which runs from Craven Arms (24 miles) to Llanelli in South Wales.
Three Choirs Vineyard, Newent (24.3 miles).
West Midland Safari Park, Spring Grove, Bewdley (26 miles).

EVENTS

APRIL

Easter Egg Hunt, Brockhampton Estate (National Trust), Bromyard (7.5 miles).
Boots and bonnets trail, Berrington Hall (National Trust), near Leominster (7.5 miles).
Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, Berrington Hall (National Trust), near Leominster (7.5 miles).
Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, Croft Castle & Parkland (National Trust), Yarpole (11.5 miles).
Children’s Easter Trail and Craft Workshop, Hampton Court Castle, Gardens & Parkland, Hampton Court Estate, Hope under Dinmore (9 miles).
Easter Treasure Hunt, Eastnor Castle, Ledbury (19.5 miles).
Edwardian holiday trail, Croft Castle & Parkland (National Trust), Yarpole (11.5 miles).
Wye Valley River Festival. The Wye Valley River Festival begins in Hereford (16 miles).
30 Chilli Festival, Eastnor Castle, Ledbury (19.5 miles).

MAY

1 Chilli Festival, Eastnor Castle, Ledbury (19.5 miles).
Wye Valley River Festival. Part of the Hereford River Carnival – Hereford (16 miles).
3-7 Hellens Music Festival, Hellens Manor House, Much Marcle (21 miles).
11-14 RHS Malvern Spring Festival, Royal Three Counties Show, Three Counties Showground, Malvern (20.7 miles).
13-14 Ludlow Food Spring Festival, Ludlow (15.6 miles).
21 Classic Vehicle Day at Eaton Manor, Eaton Manor Country Estate, Church Stretton (27.3 miles).
25-31 Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye (28.5 miles).
Half term trail at Brockhampton Estate (National Trust), Bromyard (7.5 miles).
Half term trail at Croft Castle & Parkland (National Trust), Yarpole (11.5 miles).
Medieval Village & Birds of Prey Flying Spectacular, Hampton Court Castle, Gardens & Parkland, Hampton Court Estate, Hope under Dinmore (9 miles).
Vintage Eastnor, Eastnor Castle, Ledbury (19.5 miles).
Half term trail at Berrington Hall (National Trust), near Leominster (7.5 miles).
Great Malvern Food Festival, Great Malvern (18 miles).

JUNE

Half term trail at Brockhampton Estate (National Trust), Bromyard (7.5 miles).
Half term trail at Berrington Hall (National Trust), near Leominster (7.5 miles).
Half term picnic trail at Croft Castle & Parkland (National Trust), Yarpole (11.5 miles).
1-4 Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye (28.5 miles).
10-11 Hellens Garden Festival, Hellens Manor House, Much Marcle (21 miles).
Kington Festival, Kington (20.3 miles).
17-30 Ludlow Fringe Festival, Ludlow (15.6 miles).
16-18 Royal Three Counties Show, Three Counties Showground, Malvern (20.7 miles).
Herefordshire Walking Festival.
Bromyard Gala, Bromyard (5.8 miles).
30 Ledbury Poetry Festival, Ledbury (18 miles).

JULY

1-2 Ludlow Fringe Festival, Ludlow (15.6 miles).
1-9 Ledbury Poetry Festival, Ledbury (18 miles).
9 Ledbury Food Festival, Ledbury (18 miles).
Summer trail at Croft Castle & Parkland (National Trust), Yarpole (11.5 miles).
22-29 Three Choirs Festival, Worcester (20.5 miles).

AUGUST

Summer trail at Croft Castle & Parkland (National Trust), Yarpole (11.5 miles).
The Tenbury Countryside Show, Tenbury Wells (9 miles).
Children’s Trail, Hampton Court Castle, Gardens & Parkland, Hampton Court Estate, Hope under Dinmore (9 miles).
Dinosaur Show, Eastnor Castle, Ledbury (19.5 miles).
Boating on the lake, Berrington Hall (National Trust), near Leominster (7.5 miles). Selected dates.
10-14 Lakefest, Eastnor Castle, Ledbury (19.5 miles).
Worcester Festival, Worcester (20.5 miles).
24-29 Presteigne Festival of Music and Art , Presteigne (20 miles).
Ledbury Carnival, Ledbury (18 miles).

SEPTEMBER

Boating on the lake, Berrington Hall (National Trust), near Leominster (7.5 miles).
Bromyard Hop Festival, Bromyard (5.8 miles).
8-10 Ludlow Food Festival, Ludlow (15.6 miles).
Bromyard Folk Festival, Bromyard (5.8 miles).
23-24 Malvern Autumn Show, Royal Three Counties Show, Three Counties Showground, Malvern (20.7 miles).

OCTOBER

Tenbury Applefest, Tenbury Wells (9 miles).
Big Apple Weekend, Westons Cider Mill, Much Marcle (21.5 miles).
Ghostly graveyard trail, Berrington Hall (National Trust), near Leominster (7.5 miles).
Halloween Spooky Fun, Hampton Court Castle, Gardens & Parkland, Hampton Court Estate, Hope under Dinmore (9 miles).
Dungeons and Dragons trail, Croft Castle & Parkland (National Trust), Yarpole (11.5 miles).
Hallowe’en spooktacular, Croft Castle & Parkland (National Trust), Yarpole (11.5 miles).
Berrington’s annual bonfire and fireworks, Berrington Hall (National Trust), near Leominster (7.5 miles).

NOVEMBER

Ghostly graveyard trail, Berrington Hall (National Trust), near Leominster (7.5 miles).
Fireworks Spectacular, Hampton Court Castle, Gardens & Parkland, Hampton Court Estate, Hope under Dinmore (9 miles).
Hereford Contemporary Craft Fair, Hereford (16 miles).
Christmas with the Georgians, Berrington Hall (National Trust), near Leominster (7.5 miles).
Christmas on the Croft home front, Croft Castle & Parkland (National Trust), Yarpole (11.5 miles).
Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre, Ludlow Castle grounds (15.2 miles).
Holly and Mistletoe, Auctions at Burford House Garden Stores, Burford, Tenbury Wells (10.5 miles).
Christmas Fayre at Eaton Manor, Eaton Manor Country Estate, Church Stretton (27.3 miles).
Charity Christmas Fair at Broadfield Court, Bodenham (6.6 miles).
Hellens Christmas Fair, Hellens Manor House & Gardens, Much Marcle (21 miles). 6.30pm – 9pm.
Christmas Bazaar at Westons Cider Mill, Much Marcle (21.5 miles). 11am – 4pm.

DECEMBER

Kington Festive Food/Drink festival from the Borders, Kington (20 miles).
Christmas Trail, Berrington Hall (National Trust), near Leominster (7.5 miles).
Christmas with the Georgians, Berrington Hall (National Trust), near Leominster (7.5 miles).
Christmas at Croft Castle & Parkland (National Trust), Yarpole (11.5 miles).
Holly and Mistletoe, Auctions at Burford House Garden Stores, Burford, Tenbury Wells (10.5 miles).
Christmas with the Georgians, Berrington Hall (National Trust), near Leominster (7.5 miles).

 

 

Visitors’ Notes

Things you need to know about Hampton Wafre Cottage if you’re thinking of booking a holiday there:

  • Smoking is not allowed inside any of our properties
  • This cottage welcomes up to two well-behaved small breed dogs – please restrict your pets to the ground floor
  • This cottage comes with fishing in its own idyllic location – please bring your own fishing tackle
  • No more than 2 babies can be accommodated at any time
  • Minimum stay 4 nights throughout the year, with any start date

*Internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use. Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge. Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor the agent will be held responsible.