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The farmhouse & barn from the outside
Island View - covered deck with seating and firepit
A place to make beautiful memories together that will last a lifetime
Upper kitchen at Pollards Cross
Brand new second kitchen/diner allowing subdivision of house
Beautiful, big living room, with wood burner, oak floors and wooden shutters
Perfect for small weddings. Space for a marquee (or tepee)
Magical garden
Georgian side of house (Side 1)
House from the side - there's loads of space
Plenty of space to relax and reconnect
New kitchen
Breakfast with a view
Attention to detail
Relax and chat while cooking goes on
All bedrooms have plenty of space with shabby chic styling
Family rooms sleep 4 people
Mixture of twin, double and family rooms to suit different types of groups
Two ensuite bathrooms
Perfect for the gourmet or the gourmand ;)
Nougayrede Bas - flowers in the adjoining meadow
Nothing beats a huge table surrounded by people you love
Living room with TV
Early morning relaxing
Downstairs twin bedroom with bathroom across the corridor if you're less mobile
La Balie - attention to detail throughout
All double beds are king-sized
Comfortable beds for a truly relaxing stay
Downstairs bathroom
Upstairs bathroom with jacuzzi bath
Touches of wonder everywhere
Peace and tranquility
Timber framed barns. They're not for hire but this is the view from kitchen window
View from the front of the house. My farourite tree!
Wonderful house located in fantastic garden
Amazing planting
Friends of the fairies
Fairy garden
And, relax...
Looking back at the house from the play area
Orchard and a bridge to Neverland
Bluebell woodland
Woodland path
Garden gate
Autumnal mist
During the festive season, the house comes decorated with holly, ivy and mistletoe from the garden, magical lights and a nine foot decorated Christmas tree
I do (come rain or come shine)
Beautiful new fire pit can be used with permission for a small charge
Fire pit detail
Perfect for hen parties and loads of things to do, even if you just stay put
Horses and dogs welcome. Just ask owner
Adventure, discovery - a place where memories are made
Perfect for special birthdays, extended family getaways, reunions between old friends, hen parties and even (ahem!) stag do's
Themed weekends and retreats - Harry Potter party, murder mystery weekends, yoga retreats, business away weekends and more
Summer meadows
A place of deep tranquility and peace
View of the house from my favourite tree!
Wildlife ponds
A perfect oak tree, to be found in the bottom field
Deep frozen beauty
Unspoiled winter view
Winter wonderland
The farmhouse & barn from the outside
Island View - covered deck with seating and firepit
A place to make beautiful memories together that will last a lifetime
Upper kitchen at Pollards Cross

Blackway House, Bishop's Frome, Ledbury, Herefordshire

2 - 18 6 Bed 20 Dining

Large family holiday house sleeping 18, perfect for country weekends and reunions with friends near the Malvern Hills

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Blackway House, Bishop's Frome, Ledbury, Herefordshire, sleeps 2 - 18 in 6 bedrooms.

Blackway House sleeps 20 in 6 bedrooms (2 on sofa bed), set within beautiful Herefordshire countryside and easily accessed from other parts of the country. A wonderful venue for a get together with large groups of family and friends or can be subdivided for smaller groups.

This period farmhouse has fantastic and substantial grounds (8 acres around house and 8 acres of fields). There is a secure garden, including a huge deck overlooking the countryside, croquet lawn, woodland, ponds, orchards, period barns (stables and coach house), a veggie garden and hedged field meadows - all of which are fabulous for exploring and playing. The gorgeous surrounding area is perfect for walks, cycling, riding, historical heritage, vineyards and more.

The facilities within the whole house include:
2 kitchens: a large farmhouse kitchen with Aga and huge kitchen table and an amazing brand new kitchen/diner
2 lounges: snug and a large living room, each with TV, one with wood burning stove
4 bathrooms: 1 downstairs, 2 ensuite, Jacuzzi bath upstairs

Half the house can be also rented for smaller groups. Each side takes up to 10, and has a living room and kitchen:

Georgian (side 1):
Sleeping spaces: 2 family rooms (king sized bed and 2 singles), double sofa bed in living room (10 people)
Large, brand new kitchen/diner
2 ensuite bathrooms
Large living room, wood burner, TV
Huge hall, grand stairs

Victorian (side 2):
Sleeping spaces: Twin downstairs, 1 family room and 2 doubles upstairs (10 people)
Huge kitchen/diner, Aga, range cooker
2 bathrooms, up and downstairs
Lounge with TV
Pantry, utility

The house is ethically managed: biodiversity enhanced, eco measures taken seriously, profits used for social purposes.

The house has been described as the perfect venue for a family celebration, a delightful well proportioned period property, where the two comfortable lounges with easy to operate wood burning stoves give space for the younger members of the group. Good sized bedrooms, many with shuttered windows and fluffy feather duvets. Super efficient showers and thoughtful extras. It has a beautiful large garden and woodlands to enjoy.



WiFi good, mobile reception for some providers can be tricky but EE is good.

Disabled Facilities

Fine for restricted mobility. Unfortunately not suitable for wheelchairs.

Dog Friendly

Welcome but please ask owner. Normally £50 for 2 dogs for the weekend. Not allowed upstairs or on furniture. Walks off property on lead.


Side 1: Induction hob, Smeg fridge-freezer, table for 8, dresser, armchairs. Side 2: Double Aga, range cooker, American fridge-freezer, table for 14.

Dining Room

Side 1: Extendable table to seat 8. Side 2: Large kitchen table to seat 14 (additional chairs and table can seat up to 20).

Sitting Room

Side 1: Large, double aspect, oak floor, wood burner, shutters, TV. Side 2: Snug, wood floor, TV.

TV and Music Facilities

2 smart TVs for Netflix, etc (use your own or available here). These also allow you to access and play your music

Games Room

The great outdoors awaits!

Heating and Open Fires

Side 1: Oil-fired central heating and 2 wood burners. Side 2: Oil-fired central heating and Aga. Fire sphere in garden for a small charge.


Side 1: 2 king size, 4 singles in 2 family rooms. Double sofa bed in living room (up to 10). Side 2: 3 king-size, 4 singles in 4 rooms (10).


Bedding and towels provided.


4 beautiful bathrooms. Side 1: 2 en suites upstairs (showers). Side 2: 1 downstairs (shower), 1 family bathroom (Jacuzzi bath and separate shower).

Children's Facilities

Incredible for children: secure garden where they can safely explore 16 acres and let their imaginations run wild. They also love the house.


16 acres. Secure garden, huge deck, stunning fire sphere, lawns, woodland, ponds, orchards, period barns, wildflower fields. Walks from house.

Swimming Pool

The nearest pool is in Ledbury. You are welcome to hire a hot tub but please discuss with owner.


Secure off road parking with gate and CCTV. Separate entrances and parking for subdivision.


Allowed outside as long as stubs are disposed of as directed.

Booking Information

New Year sale. All dates available. If you book by end Jan, you’ll get an off season weekend for 20% off or in season for 10% off. Contact me today!
Changeover normally on Friday
£350 damages deposit repaid within 10 days of stay. May be higher for special events.

Show Availability

Find the availability for each of our units.

Blackway House (whole house)
Georgian side (side 1)
Victorian Side (Side 2)

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Please contact the owner for availability dates


In glorious Herefordshire countryside. Once booked, owner will send detailed instructions on how to get here, complete with map and pictures, and a list of what to bring and what to leave behind.

  • As with trains.
  • Depends where you are coming from. Nearest are Ledbury and the two Malvern stations but Hereford and the two Worcester stations also possible.
  • Located in lopsided pentagon formed by Ledbury, Malvern, Worcester, Bromyard and Hereford, all with unique things to offer.
  • There is a Spar and garage about a mile from the house.
  • Nearest pub about 4 miles, nearest one with food about 6 miles.
  • Birmingham, Bristol, Gloucester (but accessible from London and East Midlands).

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