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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2015

In today's world to find somewhere set in a lovely house in a convenient location with a friendly greeting, great accomodation and food all at fantastic value for money is a rarity - a true JITC. Two fisherman having a couple of days on the nearby river Wye in a wonderful location had a most relaxing overnight stay - one...

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. It's so good to hear that we met your expectations and we look forward to you staying with us again on your next Wye fishing trip. All the best, Kevin and Claire Braybrook

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We stayed at this B&B for a friend's wedding and this was on the list of recommended places nearby. A lovely house, nice accommodation with very friendly owners. Amazing breakfast and overall an enjoyable stay.

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write us such a lovely review and we're glad you had a good weekend here. Regards, Kevin and Claire Braybrook

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Couldn't say enough about this lovely B&B! Visiting family in the area from the States, and would return in an heartbeat! Lovely family, my room was spacious, everything thought of by the hosts. Thoroughly enjoyed the full English breakfast .... all local fare ... what more could you ask for? If you are going to be in the area, this...

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your glowing review! It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope you will stay with us for longer next time. Best regards, Claire & Kevin

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Our room was in the converted outbuilding, excellent all round, decor, clean and comfortable, with a view over the gardens and hills, lovely local bacon and sausage with the english breakfast. Good location for the village and walks.

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very positive review; we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Herefordshire.

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Three brothers and wives stayed two nights to attend a wedding nearby. Received a warm and friendly greeting from the host Kevin. Rooms very clean and comfortable. Quiet with pleasant surrounding gardens . Wonderful full hot breakfast with lovely tasty sausages and great coffee,with plenty of attention to our needs. Would defiantly choose to stay again if in the area...

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay here. Regards, Kevin and Claire Braybrook

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2014

The family are lovely and the rooms are well made up, clean and comfortable. Our children were able to pat the chickens and collect their freshly-laid eggs, then eat the eggs for breakfast! They also loved cuddling the friendly family dog. Gorgeous views and walks and lovely dinner in nearby village.

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay here; it was a pleasure to host your family. Please do come and stay with us again soon. Best regards, The Braybrook family, Bella and the hens!

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2014

A wonderful welcome from the host, and the window of the room looked out over a beautiful garden and wonderful hillside views. The room was comfortable and pleasantly furnished, and I slept well, with the pleasant morning chorus of birds providing a wonderful soundtrack once I'd woken. A great choice of options for a traditional cooked breakfast, and should I...

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the very positive review: we appreciate you taking the time to submit the comments and hope you will come and stay with us again when you are next in the area. Best regards, Claire & Kevin Braybrook

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2014

I stayed at the Bowens B&B for one night to avoid the stress of a long drive before an interview locally. I just wanted a nice quiet night to prepare for my meeting, but my short stay was so much more than that. I had such a warm welcome from the family. My room was a delight, so well appointed...

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

What a great review, thank you so much! We're pleased to hear that your stay here was a good start to your Hereford trip and hope the interview went well? Best regards, Claire & Kevin Braybrook

Sebastopol, California, United States
Reviewed 14 September 2014

First off, the village of Fownhope is so charming that I kept expecting a dead body to turn up. That's because most of my exposure to villages as charming as Fownhope has been through BBC detective shows. But I digress. The room was comfortable and well appointed, the hosts were friendly and efficient. It's a great place. I echo the...

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for the wonderful review: we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in Herefordshire and at The Bowens. Best regards, Kevin & Claire Braybrook

Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2014 via mobile

Usually a hotel girl I have always steered away from b & bs however, after staying at Bowens b & b I have definitely changed that view. We were greeted on arrival with a warm welcome and shown to our room which was a light and airy courtyard room , immaculate not a speck of dust anywhere and toiletries which...

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

So glad that you were pleased with your room; hopefully next time you can try our breakfasts!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful Georgian Farmhouse set in tranquil village 7 miles from Hereford. Rooms are located in independent courtyard buildings; breakfast is served in the dining room of the main house. The village of Fownhope has two pubs, a restaurant in the local leisure centre and a store, all within short walking distance. Many nearby local attractions, walks and great fishing! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bowens Bed and Breakfast

Address: Fownhope HR1 4PS, England (Formerly The Bowens Country Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Fownhope
Price Range: $98 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bowens Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All the rooms have perfect views. Persons with mobility issues may find the rooms at the back are best - ask before booking.”
 of 5 bubbles CLR90, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you want to get away early (like us fishermen) ask for one of the courtyard rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 963mauricej, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The "chalets" are very good.”
 of 5 bubbles cornelisv663, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I don't think you could go wrong here.”
 of 5 bubbles madhack, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Idyllic setting, in easy reach of Hereford”
 of 5 bubbles 176DavidM, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
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