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The Old Stables, Bodenham, Hereford,Herefordshire

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum 
Cottage
The Old Stables sits on the banks of the River Lugg. Situated halfway between Hereford and Leominster, and a short walk away from England's Gate Inn, the Old Stables is an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Herefordshire countryside, its market towns and the City of Hereford itself. The accommodation briefly comprises: king and twin bedroom; both with ensuite, open plan kitchen, dining and sitting room; Guests at the Old Stables have access to the 'beach' area directly next to the River Lugg where they may fish, paddle or simply relax! The Old Stables also benefits from: ample off-road parking; free Wi-Fi. The Forge at Bodenham, consists of four properties, the Smithy, the Granary and the Hayloft, all of which are available to rent on a self-catering basis.
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Bedrooms
1 Queen2 Singles1 Cot
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite)

Meet the host
Salma C
Hosting since June 2017
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsWe are always happy to help.

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Reviews (25)
SueN0603
SueN0603
Chertsey, United Kingdom13 contributions
Would highly recommend!
We stayed in The Granary - beautiful spacious accommodation! Well equipped with comfy beds. Very clean and great value for money. Lovely area with good walks from the door. Great pub within walking distance (take a torch if walking at night!) Local petrol station has a decent shop and a milk vending machine which does amazing milkshakes! Would definitely recommend.
Visited February 2023
Written February 5, 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Emma L
Emma L
1 contribution
Christmas in Bodenham
Our family of 10 including one wheelchair bound person, and a 10 month old baby plus dog rented three of the Forges holiday lets for 4 nights over Christmas. The Smithy, the Granary and the Old stables. The Smithy which has two bedrooms upstairs under the eaves and bathroom downstairs was not suitable for the elderly of our party or young parents with a baby. But the other two places met our needs. We found it perfectly adapted to our party, we were able to be separate, but still have Christmas dinner all together with 5 other family members joining us on the day. Salma was very accommodating to our requests. Two of the places have fires and a basket of wood was provided for each. We enjoyed walking around Bodenham, going to Bodenham lake across the fields on a public footpath. We chose this area because it was close to other family members, but it is a beautiful area. We were able to go to Hereford on Christmas Eve, and visit the cathedral.
Visited December 2022
Written December 28, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Michelle P
Michelle P
Leeds, United Kingdom29 contributions
Lovely place would recommend
We stayed at the Old Stables, it’s all on one floor & has 2 rooms, a double & a twin, both with en-suite. The accommodation was clean, tidy & quiet, just what we wanted. We visit Hereford regularly & usually stay in a hotel but this summer decided to branch out a bit & with this accommodation we could also bring an elderly family member with us. The area is scenic & not far from Hereford. We will definitely be back! We’d highly recommend 😊
Visited August 2022
Written August 7, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Mags29f
Mags29f
8 contributions
Amazing accomodation
The property is so well equipped, it was a pleasure to stay there. The beds were very comfortable and it was lovely to sit outside and listen to the water flowing along the river. I would absolutely recommend this accommodation to any of my friends who wanted to visit this area and if I ever return to this part of England I shall only come when I can stay once again at the Old Stables.Book it. You will not be disappointed.
Visited May 2022
Written May 10, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Grizelda D
Grizelda D
7 contributions
Absolutely Fabulous
Lovely property that slept 4 in 2 rooms very comfortably. The ensuite bathrooms have great shower heads and lots of hot water. The kitchen/living area has everything you need including a dishwasher and overlooks a stream. Everything was Sparkling clean. We were staying overnight for a wedding and wish we had more time to enjoy the accommodation, the views and the area. Certainly hope to return next year.
Visited November 2021
Written November 24, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Venture723742
Venture723742
Thank you for your lovely review, glad you enjoyed your stay
Written December 6, 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

SkidCarol
SkidCarol
5 contributions
Lovely place to stay
The ground level converted stables was very clean and designed well. It is in a lovely setting alongside the River Lugg. The bi fold doors when open brings in the outside. A little hedgehog visited us several nights. We saw ducks, wild rabbits, sheep, a little mouse, squirrels and most surprisingly a snake swimming from one side of the riverbank to the other. It was really good that both bedrooms had their own ensuites. The settee is an unusual shape and we found it quite uncomfortable. Also be aware that the local pubs are all closed on Monday and Tuesday!
Visited July 2021
Written July 9, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Venture723742
Venture723742
Thank you for the great review, so glad you got to see the wonderful wildlife in Bodenham. I am sorry you found the sofa uncomfortable, but hopefully we will see you in the future.
Written August 1, 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Travel27982477312
Travel27982477312
1 contribution
Loved our stay at the Forge in Bodenham
Our family enjoyed our mini-break in Bodenham. What a pretty English village, and great local pub, close to Hereford and Leominster too. The Old Stables is very clean and comfortable; it's right on the river, the children even saw an otter! Thank you Salma for the extra bits we asked for, it really made our stay relaxing. Cant recommend enough. Booked next year already.
Visited May 2021
Written June 4, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Venture723742
Venture723742
Thank you
Written August 1, 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Caroline S
Caroline S
2 contributions
In need of Improvement
Lovely location to relax and explore the area. Sadly the interior was not relaxing! The interior is in need of painting in some areas and the sofa was very stained and not comfortable or easy to sit on. Sadly a location we will not be visiting again
Visited May 2021
Written May 9, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Venture723742
Venture723742
Hi Caroline, sorry your experience at the Forge wasn’t as good as the experience guests normally have. I will certainly have a look at the issues you have raised. Thank you for your feedback. Kind regards Salma
Written June 1, 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

OnAir440575
OnAir440575
3 contributions
The Stables
Lovely place to stay. Clean and comfortable with plenty of space. Perfect location for exploring Herefordshire. Only niggle is you cant sit in the small garden by the river for long because it is soft earth covered with bark chippings and chairs just slowly sink into the mud. Such a shame because it would be a lovely place to while away more time. Other than that it was lovely and will definitely return. Owners live close by but are unobtrusive and really friendly and helpful. Thanks for a lovely stay!
Visited October 2020
Written October 5, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Explorer36165748457
Explorer36165748457
Well appointed accommodation near Hereford
Quiet location near to Hereford, the Wye Valley and the Black Mountains in Wales. The property is clean, spacious and well decorated with its own private riverside garden area.Communications with the owner, Salma, were always fast. Would recommend to friends.
Visited August 2020
Written August 19, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Old Stables, Bodenham, Hereford,Herefordshire

The Old Stables, Bodenham, Hereford,Herefordshire is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

The Old Stables, Bodenham, Hereford,Herefordshire has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

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