Things that put Herefordshire on the map

January 26, 2018

Tick off some of your must-dos with this round-up of Herefordshire’s claims to fame. The county boasts claim to some amazing achievements; highest, oldest, largest… Herefordshire has it all. Kington Golf Club – don’t get a nose-bleed as you play a round at England’s highest 18 hole golf course Land Rover Experience – the world’s…

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Ledbury makes top 10 list of best Christmas shopping cities

November 29, 2017

The Guardian has named nearby Ledbury in Herefordshire as one of the best Christmas shopping cities in Europe! Although just a market town, Ledbury has made the top ten list alongside big hitters such as Munich and Prague. The Guardian says “With its stilted 17th-century Market House, timber-framed buildings, great independent shops and arty vibe,…

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Hay Festival Accommodation

November 23, 2017

Are you looking for Hay Festival accommodation? Well you are in luck; we have availability for the 2018 Hay Festival dates in three of our holiday cottages. Every year accommodation books up well in advance due to the popularity of the world famous festival. Once you’ve been to the festival you’ll want to return again and…

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Hen and Stag Party Ideas

November 17, 2017

Looking for hen and stag party ideas? Look no further. The perfect hen or stag party needs a great location, a property big enough for everyone to stay in and a range of activities nearby to suit every taste. Luckily Durstone Cottage in Herefordshire has all of these! Durstone Cottage, our largest property, which sleeps…

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2017’s Best UK Sunday Lunch Is In Hereford

November 10, 2017

Living in Herefordshire we always knew it was THE place for great food using local produce. But now Hereford is officially home to the best UK Sunday lunch as The Rule of Tum’s Bookshop won the Observer Food Monthly award. The secret to their success is their use of great local produce and gravy that…

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Looking for accommodation near Nozstock Festival?

November 3, 2017

The dates for the next Nozstock Festival have been announced as 20 – 22 July 2018. If you fancy going to the Nozstock Festival but the thought of sleeping in a tent sends shivers down your spine, then why not book one of our peaceful holiday cottages where wellies aren’t required for a midnight bathroom…

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Pre-Christmas weekends still available

October 20, 2017

Dare we say it, Christmas is just around the corner. Are you looking for somewhere that can accommodate all your family for a pre-Christmas get together? Here at Durstone Farm we still have two December weekends available in our largest properties. Durstone Cottage is in a rural setting on a working farm; perfect for family…

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Getting ready for Christmas

December 6, 2016

On this frosty, crisp morning  we’re busy getting the Christmas trees and decorations out for our  visitors over the Christmas and New Year break. Lights all work and decorations have survived another year!

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