Blackway House, Bishop's Frome, Ledbury, Herefordshire

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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.


Side 1: Induction hob, Smeg fridge-freezer, table for 8, dresser, armchairs. Side 2: Double Aga, range cooker, American fridge-freezer, table for 14.
Side 1: Extendable table to seat 8. Side 2: Large kitchen table to seat 14 (additional chairs and table can seat up to 20).
Side 1: Large, double aspect, oak floor, wood burner, shutters, TV. Side 2: Snug, wood floor, TV.
2 smart TVs for Netflix, etc (use your own or available here). These also allow you to access and play your music
WiFi good, mobile reception for some providers can be tricky but EE is good.
The great outdoors awaits!
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).
Fine for restricted mobility. Unfortunately not suitable for wheelchairs.
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.
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.
Welcome but please ask owner. Normally £50 for 2 dogs for the weekend. Not allowed upstairs or on furniture. Walks off property on lead.


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.
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.

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.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

Bishop's Frome
United Kingdom
Depends where you are coming from. Nearest are Ledbury and the two Malvern stations but Hereford and the two Worcester stations also possible.
As with trains.
Birmingham, Bristol, Gloucester (but accessible from London and East Midlands).

Late Deals

January 2023 Late Deals

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 :).

February 2023 Late Deals

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 :).

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Blackway House, Bishop's Frome, Ledbury, Herefordshire

Sarah Higginson

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Bishop's Frome
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