Oak Croft is just outside the market town of Leominster. Around half an hour from Hereford Ludlow and Hay-on-Wye. There are great walking and cycling opportunities nearby: including the Malvern Hills, Elan Valley, Brecon Beacons and Wye Valley.
Fantastic views of the surrounding countryside peace and quiet and comfortable accommodation. Oak Croft is good for couples, friends, business travellers, and families.
The bedrooms and bathroom are on the ground floor, with the living space upstairs to make the most of the views and vaulted ceilings.
Bedroom one has a king-sized bed. The second bedroom can be set up as a super-king double or a twin room. The bathroom has a full sized bath with shower over it.
Upstairs there is a fully equipped kitchen with hob, oven, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. There are two comfortable two-seater sofas, TV, DVD player and a selection of DVDs, a wood burning stove as well as a dining table and four chairs.
The living space is upstairs and we do not have any stair gates, guests with small children should be aware of this.
You are welcome to explore the garden, and can barbecue and eat outside in the summer months (there are ponds in the garden and children should be accompanied at ALL times)
Parking available on our drive. If you plan to bring more than two vehicles please let us know.
Interaction with guests
Oak Croft is attached to our house and we are around and happy to assist.
We can recommend places visit, eat and drink and we have maps and guide books available for you to borrow.
Other things to note
Herefordshire is a beautiful county; famous for cider, beef, beautiful villages. It's only about three hours from London, and hour and a half from Birmingham and Bristol, it could be a different world.
Leominster is the closest town at 4 miles away, famous for its antiques shops that have featured on various television series. There is a great range of price and quality ranging from thousands of pounds to a few pence, the Priory with its ducking stool is worth investigating. As are the various festivals held throughout the year. There is a good range of independant shops as well as a few of the usual high street shops.
Hereford is the nearest large town 13 miles to the south and less than half an hour by car. The cathedral is home to the Hereford Mappa Mundi created in c 1300 it is the largest medival map known to exist. You can also see a copy of the 1217 Magna Carta and Hereford's famous Chain Libary. Many of the usual chain stores as well as a few independant shops. You can see the recently formed Hereford FC play at Edgar Street for as little as £8, but tickets can sell quickly. There is an Odeon Cinema and an Arts Centre with a theatre that also shows films.
Ludlow Famous for its castle and slow food movement, the pretty market town of Ludlow is around 13 miles to the north; again it is around half an hour away. The market square hosts regular markets showcasing a wide variety of local produce.
Hay-on-Wye home to the world famous Hay Literary Festival Hay is just over half an hour away. Easy to spend a happy afternoon in the numerous books shops selling new and second hand books and strolling round this pretty town while enjoying an ice cream from Shepard's.
Ledbury is a pretty Little market town around 20 miles away. You could combine a visit with a trip to the Malvern Hills
There are several trails within easy access of Oak Croft. Including The Mortimer Trail, The Shropshire Way, The Herefordshire Trail, Wye Valley Walk and Offa's Dyke. Numerous short circular walks a short drive from the property. It is also possible walk inthe local area on quiet roads, bridal ways or footpaths.
- Respect our neighbours and keep the noise down after 22.30
Stopped being an accountant, moved from Winchester, Hampshire to Herefordshire. Currently studying at Hereford College of Arts for a degree in Photography.
My wife Jane is a retired maths teacher who knits, quilts and sews.