Top 10 Cottages For Rent In Herefordshire, UK - Updated 2024

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Herefordshire is a county, a marvel waiting to be seen. Serene and soul-stirring, it is a top destination in England if you want to run away from the busy streets and city lights and unwind and unpack in the countryside. The county is blessed with stunning nature that you can witness in The Weir Garden, architectures such as Hereford Cathedral, and valuable landmarks such as Black and White House Museum that all-in-all are awe-inspiring. For the foodies, Herefordshire prides itself on its premium beef and myriad cider-producing establishments. Try Pensons for example, a Michelin-star restaurant located in the county. It is perfect for a laid-back vacay and if you’re into that kind of experience, check out the top cottages for rent in Herefordshire, UK.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 29, 2024.

1. Otter Cottage (from USD 247)

This is a traditional cottage that is located on a secluded private farm. Enjoy the luxury of seclusion and spend peaceful nights in the cottage’s three bedrooms. Cuddle up by the wood burner in the living area or cook up a storm in the cottage’s fully furnished kitchen.

The best feature of this cottage is what lies beyond the accommodation itself. The cottage’s garden is a classic countryside space and the river nearby is scenic. You may also spot some wildlife during your stay here. Outdoors, you can explore the nearby Black Mountains if you’re up for an adventure.

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Dorstone, England, United Kingdom
21.96 km (13.7 mi) from Hereford Cathedral
149 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage itself is comfortable and well equipped
and it was extremely clean and comfortable
such a peaceful getaway spotlessly clean cosy and homely
vintage everywhere and so tidy and clean
we had a great stay a beautiful house and location very clean with extremely comfy beds
as always lovely and clean spacious whilst still being cosy and wonderful setting
hosts were very nice and approachable
lily is a fantastic host and very accommodating
lily is a wonderful host and is very willing to help with any issues
very friendly and helpful hosts
lily was so helpful with local tips and was always on hand to offer help and advice
if you want a relaxing break in a beautiful peaceful location this is the one for you
this is the perfect place to relax in such a beautiful location quiet away from city life
great location for a reading a book or two from hay only 10 minutes drive
a wonderful relaxing stay in the most perfect location
peaceful and beautiful location
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2. Mavis Cottage (from USD 223)

Comfort and cleanliness greet you at this two-bedroom one-bathroom cottage, perfect for a family of four. Mavis Cottage boasts a double bed and twin beds, and a full bath for guests. The living room features a wood burner that comes in handy during colder nights, as well as a TV for some indoor entertainment. Its full kitchen and dining area make it feel more like your own home.

This accommodation is peaceful and offers guests a view of the Welsh border, as well as access to vast pastures and ponds, perfect for strolling and picnics.

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26.95 km (16.8 mi) from Hereford Cathedral
37 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a comfortable cottage which was warm (in a chilly march) and with ample space
cottage very clean and comfortable
an excellent clean and cosy retreat
cottage warm comfortable and high standard of cleanliness throughout
excellent cosy well appointed and spotlessly clean cottage
the owner was very attentive to the cleanliness which we appreciated especially at this time
owner helpful caring and friendly
owners very friendly and helpful
amazing hosts who provide welcoming refreshments greatly appreciated if you have had a long journey
owner very welcoming and helpful as was everyone we met in herefordshire
the location is perfect for walking & cycling it's also walkable to kington which is handy
a wonderful location for peace and quiet and easy access to country walks
ideal for a quiet restive holiday with shops pubs and pretty villages nearby
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3. Pear Tree Cottage (from USD 74)

Pear Tree Cottage is a two bathroom two-bedroom accommodation that offers spectacular views of Herefordshire. Up to three guests can stay here. The property has a double bed and also a twin bed, and a combination tub and shower. If you prefer home-cooked food, its kitchen includes a stove and an oven. Not to mention it is stocked with basic pantry items.

You’ll never get bored in this cottage, which has wi-fi, several novels, board games, and TV. Lastly, its lawn and patio provide ample outdoor space for you to let loose and enjoy the clean air. Ideal attractions nearby include Welsh Marches and the Black and White Village Trail.

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9.43 km (5.9 mi) from Hereford Cathedral
58 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was homely comfortable and beautiful
had a really comfortable stay at orchard cottage
cottage was very comfortable and as described secluded and quiet location
the cottage was clean comfortable and well appointed
very clean and laura the host was very friendly
the property was very clean spacious and the outside areas were a bonus
the owner was welcoming and so helpful and kept me up to date
well equipped and very helpful and friendly owners
there was a welcome basket and our hosts gave us a warm welcome and left us to it
great place to stay lovely inside and friendly
communication with the laura the host was great
great short break in a peaceful location
the location was great with both hereford and leominster as well as many other lovely villages close by
the property had everything we needed and the location was peaceful
it was really well situated for visiting lots of places with walks and plenty to do
it was a pitty we couldn't stay longer and learn more about the beautiful location
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4. Wye Rapids Cottage (from USD 100)

This featured cottage is one of many amazing units of Wye Rapids Cottage and is perfect for couples, friends, or families. Fun activities to try nearby include canoeing, kayaking & cycling. When you’re famished, nearby food establishments are accessible by foot.

A few things to look forward to while staying in this cottage are the view of the valley, the River Wye, and Symonds Yat Rock. For less than a hundred dollars, you’ll get to stay at a cottage that has a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a family bathroom. Guests would have to share a king bed and twin bed at night. Free parking is available, and there’s an enclosed private courtyard and communal front gardens if you just want to relax.

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24.02 km (15.0 mi) from Hereford Cathedral
59 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely comfortable sofa and fab views
the property was clean and had everything you needed
the cottage was clean and tidy and everything we could have wanted
communications with the owner helpful and friendly
check in was easy the host was very helpful answered all my questions prior to our trip
everyone staying in the cottages a mix of owners and holiday makers were friendly
the location is great for walking and a 25min drive to the local mountain biking center
a lovely cosy cottage in a great location for walks in the area
having stayed in symond’s yat on numerous occasions it was by far the best location we’ve stayed in
there is a lovely walk to the pub down the road
lovely walks on the doorstep and close to a nice pub
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5. Old Forge Cottage (from USD 110)

This countryside getaway is one of Herefordshire’s best. It has a double bedroom and twin room. This spacious cottage features a kitchen, a dining area that’s perfect for nightly chitchats, a living area with a wood burner, and a carport for extra storage. The cottage is located within minutes of many local attractions and is perfect for cycling and walking. Hereford Cathedral is 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away from this cottage.

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10.74 km (6.7 mi) from Hereford Cathedral
38 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fan home made scones upon arrival lovely touch
excellent for 2 couples as each room have their bathroom toilet
nice and clean
very clean on arrival stripped back layout due to covid modern facilities - kitchen bathrooms tv
the cottage was clean and comfortable and had everything we needed
ideal cottage for a short break clean & tidy and relatively well equipped
the hosts are very friendly and welcoming
we were made to feel very welcome by the owners who greeted us on arrival
the owners live in the adjacent house and are welcoming and friendly without being intrusive
location perfect for exploring without having to drive too far to various places of interest
easy to find and close to hereford with variety shops
excellent place to unwind and enjoy being away from home again
it is close to the river wye and hereford we had a lovely stay and would throughly recommend
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6. The Granary (from USD 145)

If you’re in for a more luxurious experience, The Granary has been revamped to provide top-notch accommodation in a traditional cottage. Its two double bedrooms have private bathrooms which are equipped with a bath and a separate shower.

The entire living space on the ground floor features comfy sofas in the lounge area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a dining area. The smart TV has access to Netflix so there’s no chance of boredom when you are indoors. The Granary’s enclosed private patio is wide enough for you to stretch and exercise. The property is also near Ross on Wye so make sure to stop by when you have the chance.

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21.68 km (13.5 mi) from Hereford Cathedral
45 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a very comfortable and well appointed cottage with great attention to details
the beds were so comfortable
the cottage is high spec and comfortable with all the equipment you require for a weeks self catering
it was very comfortable clean and very well equipped
the granary is very well appointed incredibly clean and a relaxing place to stay
everything was spotless and the property is beautiful and has everything you could wish for
the cottage is fully equipped spotlessly clean and with absolutely everything you need for your stay
amanda and derek were wonderful hosts
the hosts were fabulous and very helpful
derek and amanda are fantastic hosts
the hosts were great and nothing was too much trouble
derek and amanda are the perfect hosts - more like friends
the property was in a good location and ideal for exploring the local area
great location to venture out for day trips
the area is quiet but great location for the wye valley region
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7. The Cartshed (from USD 128)

The Cartshed, from its name alone, is a converted cart shed. It is an ideal space for couples or a small family of four. The sunlight brightens up the living area, the kitchen, and the dining area. The wi-fi and TV make sure you stay entertained the entire day. Overall, the cottage exudes a healing vibe, making it ideal for those who seek a stress-free getaway.

The hosts provide sound therapy at the adjacent barn, which is perfect for unwinding and releasing toxic energies. You can visit the Brecon Beacons and Malvern Hills during your stay here.

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Holme Lacy, England, United Kingdom
5.9 km (3.7 mi) from Hereford Cathedral
531 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage itself was private with lovely views and a comfey bed
house was warm and comfortable with all the expected amenities
decent internet very comfy bed and a nice hot shower
the kitchen is well equipped and the underfloor heating an additional treat
the fresh cut roses on the coffee table made us feel very welcome
exceptionally clean and quaint converted barn - thank you
lovely comfortable clean relaxed place to stay
so clean and welcoming so homely and lovely place to stay
the barn itself was lovely clean and warm on these chillier days
very clean tidy cosy & comfy
lovely host and facilities are good
the hosts are very nice and make you feeling home
host friendly and helpful but not invasive
the owners are very kind and give you a warm welcome
lovely host helpful but not intrusive in any way
great location and very comfortable accommodation
lovely location but looked better in the photographs
a lovely location and nice and quiet
the location was great in the countryside but only 5 mins to hereford
a lovely place just a few miles outside hereford
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8. The Cottage at Castleton Barn (from USD 160)

This 17th-century farm cottage opened its doors to holidaymakers. Featuring a garden that offers a majestic view of Brecon Beacons, this property can accommodate four guests.

The open floor plan integrates the living area, kitchen, and dining space into one, creating an accessible and cozy ambiance. It provides a cinematic feel to the cottage’s interior. The two bedrooms upstairs offer views of the hills surrounding the cottage and its shower room boasts a relaxing steam shower for a rejuvenating bath.

Hay-on-Wye is just 3 mi (4.8 km) from this cottage.

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Clifford, England, United Kingdom
25.03 km (15.6 mi) from Hereford Cathedral
242 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is a wonderful comfortable idyllic hideaway
the garden is a lovely sun-trap to breakfast in with views of the black mountains
extremely cosy clean & tidy and lots of great little touches
beautifully clean very calm and relaxing and fantastic views
hospitable hosts and everything was very clean
the hosts are very welcoming and helpful
pat and catherine were wonderful hosts thank you
perfect haven to find rest pat and catherine were so helpful and kind great hosts
pat and catherine are so helpful- they answer all of our questions so quickly
pat and catherine were amazing hosts incredibly welcoming with some excellent local tips
super close to hay
the location it great
it’s such a peaceful location - you can’t hear anything except the birds
a perfect place for a well earned break
a beautifully decorated and cosy cottage in a great location for exploring the surrounding area
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9. Woodcutters Cottage (from USD 102)

Woodcutters Cottage is a luxurious getaway in Herefordshire. This private accommodation is perfect for couples with its intimate one-bedroom one-bathroom combination. Its full kitchen and living area ensure added comfort. If you’re tired of watching TV or browsing the internet, step outside and take a breather in the cottage’s garden.

The property allows one pet dog per pair. Cheltenham Racecourse is nearby, as well as Westons Cider, where you can see the production process of local cider.

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Hereford, Herefordshire, United Kingdom
11.11 km (6.9 mi) from Hereford Cathedral
335 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely cottage all for yourselves clean and well equipped with breakfast ingredients provided (we even got brownies)
also warm and comfortable
it was spotlessly clean and very cosy
cottage - very clean and tidy and has everything i needed in it
lovely and clean and spacious
the cottage was clean and well appointed and some very generous little touches left by kirstie
the cottage was spotlessly clean and some nice touches were provided for guests i
great hosts and lovely little touches throughout
great host really helpful and responsive
kirstie is a great host and left thoughtful goodies to get us started
the host kirsti was very friendly and welcoming
friendly host who is available to answer queries if needed
lovely location and friendly family
a great trip and location
a great location to get away from everything and relax
location - perfect for me
lovely stay in a fantastic location
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10. 18th-century countryside Cider House (from USD 126)

This converted 18th-century cider house combines the allure of the olden times and the modernity of the present. It is ideal for people seeking countryside adventures.

The two-bedroom two bathroom accommodation is cozy and full of character. The fully furnished kitchen ensures comfort food, and its dining area offers a classic set-up. The wood burner and TV in the living room create a warm ambiance. This cottage also comes with a garden that features a fire pit perfect for barbequing and relaxing. It is also home to adorable animals if you need some serotonin boost.

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Tarrington, England, United Kingdom
10.43 km (6.5 mi) from Hereford Cathedral
205 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a beautiful and very comfortable cottage in a lovely setting
we appreciated the hamper and having a fully equipped kitchen
the cottage itself is wonderful full of character and very comfortable
extremely clean and well equipped
spotlessly clean and a generous welcome pack
the house is clean and beautifully decorated
extremely comfy beds well equipped kitchen spotlessly clean
the property was spotless and beautifully decorated
jennie was a lovely host and made us feel very welcome
jennie and paul were great hosts and exceptionally communicative
what an absolutely lovely place and a really nice host
house is absolutely beautiful and host was very responsive
thank you for a wonderful stay jennie was the perfect host
the location is perfect
great location for exploring herefordshire
we went on a lovely walk nearby and visited ledbury for some christmas shopping
beautiful accommodation and fantastic location
interesting places to explore and good pubs and food nearby too
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Heavenly Herefordshire

Fly to Herefordshire and choose from the classic cottages that ensure a comfortable stay in this county. Take your time to check out the various attractions such as Frome Valley Vineyard, Moors Meadow Gardens, Leominster Priory, Eastnor Castle, and many more.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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