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The accommodation is split over three levels. On entering Periwinkle there is an entrance hallway with the bathroom on the left . The bathroom is modern and has a bath and over bath shower as well as wc and wash hand basin. Further down the hallway on the left hand side is the staircase to the first floor and straight ahead is the main double bedroom. The main double bedroom is light and bright, with a large window, looking out to the front of the building. Quality duvets, pillows, bed linen and towels are provided. Cot and high chair available on request.
On the first floor to the right at the top of the stairs is the open plan kitchen/dining area, a well fitted kitchen with all the modern equipment you would expect. To the left is the sitting room with high vaulted ceilings with a quirky shape in keeping with the historic nature of the building adds charm and character. The focal point being the cosy woodburner, around which the seating is arranged, a full basket of logs is provided, extra logs are available for a nominal charge should they be required. There are many features and exposed stone walls all original to the building and date back to the 14th Century. Off the sitting room, is a further staircase leading up to the mezzanine level where the twin bedroom overlooks the floor below. The twin bedroom has views of the surrounding countryside, and through the skylight Goodrich Castle, it has a warm and cosy feel.
One well behaved dog is welcome (more might be acceptable by arrangement), if you are staying with your dog there are a few basic rules; do not leave your dog unattended either in the let or the garden, please clean up any mess your dog makes either in the garden or village, please do not allow the dog into the bedrooms or on the furniture. Dogs are charged at £15.00 per pet per week or part thereof. About Pet Friendly
If you are looking for somewhere different to stay for your holiday, Periwinkle is perfect. The complex of lets here mix the modern and the old beautifully, to give guests the best of both worlds. Each of the lets has something different to offer and they are great for large groups or families wishing to holiday together but have their own space.
Whatever the weather or season there are lots of attractions and activities in the area to keep everyone happy. A rural escape with an historic twist.
Changeover days are any day of the week, short breaks are Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday. If you require a short break for other days please contact us to find out availability (minimum of 3 night stay). A £100 security deposit will be requested on arrival as surety against any damages. This will be refunded by cheque within one week following an inspection after your departure. When choosing dates, please select the duration of your stay on the drop down menu above the calendar, then float and click the pointer over the desired starting date. Your choice should appear below the calendar.
Arrival after 3.00pm please and departure before 10.00am. All bookings carry a booking fee of £27.00, unless it is a repeat booking at the same cottage within three years, then there is no booking fee charge. If you are repeat booking you will need to ring to book on 01568 612467.
Shared Laundry Room and Shared Garden. Cot/highchair and Iron/Ironing Board on request. Fishing area is just nearby.
The holiday let is in a good location to explore South Shropshire, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Wales. There are several market towns, all with historic interest:, Ludlow, Leominster and Hereford. There is a photo gallery for Hay on Wye and Gloucester. Other towns of interest are Clun and Bishop’s Castle with its local Brewery The Three Tuns, perfect for Real Ale lovers.
Smaller places, such as Dymock and Kempley are well worth a visit as well as Ledbury, Gloucester and Worcester. Near by is The Forest of Dean and further away is The Malverns and The Brecon National Park
The river Wye is about five minutes walk away and two pubs are within walking distance. Above is Goodrich Castle and within 10 minutes drive you can visit Symonds Yat one of the key locations and mentioned in the famous Picturesque tour of the Wye which was the World's first tourist book.
There are some extraordinarily beautiful views of the river, fishing, canoeing and a choice of superb walks. The Forest of Dean is near-by and further afield is Hereford, Ross, Hay on Wye. You can drive to further down the valley of the Wye to the beautiful and haunting Tintern Abbey mentioned in Wordsworth's Prelude.
Periwinkle is in a converted medieval building, sitting below Goodrich Castle , near Ross on Wye in South Herefordshire. There are nine lets in total, all of the lets have the character expected from old buildings. A fabulous position and great for exploring the areas of outstanding natural beauty surrounding it, Brecon Beacons, Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley.
Five minutes walking from the River Wye. Coarse fishing is available to guests, a one mile stretch of single bank, south of Kerne Bridge, day tickets need to be booked . Licences can be bought in the local post office, the Wye and Usk Foundation or online at the Environment Agency .
Goodrich Castle is an easy walk away and there are many other historical castles and churches locally worth exploring. Symonds Yat, Symonds Yat Rock and Symonds Yat East are popular walking and viewing points that are easily reached from Periwinkle. Walking, Cycling, Riding, White Water Rafting and Canoeing are all close by for the more active. For those wishing for a more sedate break there'santique hunting in the local market towns, book browsing at Hay and many local artisan studios are within easy reach.