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The Smithy, Bodenham, Herefordshire- idyllic riverside accommodation

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Formally the village blacksmiths, the Smithy is a two-storey cottage sitting on the banks of the River Lugg. Situated halfway between Hereford and Leominster, and a short walk away from England's Gate Inn, the Smithy is an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Herefordshire countryside, its market towns and the City of Hereford itself. The accommodation briefly comprises: double and twin bedroom upstairs; shower room, fully fitted kitchen and sitting room downstairs; French windows opening to the riverside garden. Guests at the Smithy have access to the 'beach' area directly next to the River Lugg where they may fish, paddle or simply relax! The Smithy also benefits from: ample off-road parking; free Wi-Fi. The Forge at Bodenham, consists of four properties, the Smithy, the Granary, ...Formally the village blacksmiths, the Smithy is a two-storey cottage sitting on the banks of the River Lugg. Situated halfway between Hereford and Leominster, and a short walk away from England's Gate Inn, the Smithy is an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Herefordshire countryside, its market towns and the City of Hereford itself. The accommodation briefly comprises: double and twin bedroom upstairs; shower room, fully fitted kitchen and sitting room downstairs; French windows opening to the riverside garden. Guests at the Smithy have access to the 'beach' area directly next to the River Lugg where they may fish, paddle or simply relax! The Smithy also benefits from: ample off-road parking; free Wi-Fi. The Forge at Bodenham, consists of four properties, the Smithy, the Granary, the Old Stables and the Hayloft, all of which are available to rent on a self-catering basis. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Salma C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our first stay at The Smithy while visiting relatives but it most certainly won't be our last. The Smithy is set in the most idyllic riverside setting in the delightful small village of Bodenham. The owners have more than gone the extra mile to create...More

Date of stay: September 2021
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Reviewed June 28, 2021

I live near the Forge and was aware of it great reputation in the village so when I was arranging a 50 year University reunion I had no hesitation in booking for my friends. Originally planned for September 2020 Salma was most helpful when Covid...More

Date of stay: June 2021
Thank graham s
Venture723742, VR Owner at The Smithy, Bodenham, Herefordshire- idyllic riverside accommodation, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2021

So glad your friends enjoyed your stay, thank you for the great review.

Reviewed July 3, 2019

We booked The Stables and The Smithy for 2 nights for a family wedding. Both properties were spotless and decorated to a high standard. Amazing location - we couldn't of asked for anything more. Would definitely return.

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Inspire152025
Venture723742, VR Owner at The Smithy, Bodenham, Herefordshire- idyllic riverside accommodation, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2019

Thank you for your great review. Hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed September 25, 2018

Bodingham was a quite place to stay, the forge was a great place to stay very clean every thing we needed was there we stayed in the stables it was new and set out with all the amenities you would need even a open fire...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank burt48
Venture723742, VR Owner at The Smithy, Bodenham, Herefordshire- idyllic riverside accommodation, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you Susan for your great review! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels. Hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed September 20, 2018

Located with easy driving reach of Herefordeshire's picturesque villages and towns, or you can get the bus into Hereford for a change. Pleasant pub serving local beer and good food within walking distance - torch handy if you're coming back in the dark! Comfortable well...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank mang0apple
Venture723742, VR Owner at The Smithy, Bodenham, Herefordshire- idyllic riverside accommodation, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Thank you Deborah for your great review! Hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We have just spent a long weekend at the Smithy. Lovely accommodation, clean and comfortable. Great location for discovering the stunning Herefordshire countryside and only a short walk to a cracking local pub. Salma thank you for making our stay a happy one! We will...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank travelingwilbury2018
Management response:Responded September 7, 2018

Thank you for your great review!!

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Date of stay: March 2018
Management response:Responded March 31, 2018

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Breathtaking, stunning settings, homely cottage shortbreak in idyllic surroundings - Couldn't have picked a lovelier place Our only recommendation may be the inclusion of some 'Welcome' gifts for travellers arriving, to add the finishing touch... Homebaking is always greatly appreciated! Our advice to anyone looking...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Trace M
Management response:Responded March 25, 2018

Thank you, hope you book this one again soon!

Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful holiday home in the idyllic Herefordshire countryside. Right next to the river, a very tranquil place to unwind and recharge the batteries. A warm welcome from the owners Salma and Paul.

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Sarah D
Management response:Responded September 7, 2017

Thank you Sarah for your lovely review!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
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The Smithy, Bodenham, Herefordshire- idyllic riverside accommodation is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

The Smithy, Bodenham, Herefordshire- idyllic riverside accommodation has one bathroom available. See all property details.

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