Our Inspector's view
Monkhall Cottages offer a choice of 3 unique, luxury holiday accommodation in rural Herefordshire. The main barn conversion houses The Stables (sleeping 7) has a private outdoor hot tub and The Granary (sleeping 4) has a private undercover and heated seating area. As well as a enclosed garden shared with the neighbouring holiday cottage (The Stables) Both properties have private patio areas with BBQ's overlooking the duck pond and the rolling hills of rural Herefordshire countryside. Our third Holiday Cottage is a spacious, open-planned bungalow located less than a mile away and sleeps a total of 8 in 3 large double bedrooms, all with En-suites and a twin room. The Bungalow has outstanding views of the black mountains. All of our cottages have Ultra-fast, free broadband, modern conveniences, bespoke hand-made furniture, original and charismatic features and outdoor dining areas in enclosed gardens.
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About the area
Herefordshire is split in two by the River Wye which meanders through the county on its way to the Severn and the sea. Largely rural, with Hereford, Leominster, and Ross-on-Wye the major towns and cities, its countryside and ancient villages are the county’s major asset.
Visitors can take advantage of a number of the trails which will guide them through areas of interest. Those especially interested in historic village life should try the Black and White Village Trail, which takes motorists on a 40-mile drive around timber-framed villages from Leominster to Weobley (established in the 17th century and known as a centre of witchcraft in the 18th), Eardisley (where the church boasts a 12th-century carved font), Kington, Pembridge and others. Other trails include the Mortimer Trail, the Hop Trail and the Hidden Highway, which goes from Ross-on-Wye to Chester. Hereford has a small Norman cathedral, which has a great forest of pink sandstone columns lining the nave. Inside is a chained library, a 13th-century Mappa Mundi (map of the world) and one of only four copies of the 1217 version of the Magna Carta.
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