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The Great barn from the Perry Pear Orchard

The Great barn from the Perry Pear Orchard

The Barns across the Lake

The Barns across the Lake

The view as you arrive.

The view as you arrive.

Lake and Bridge

Lake and Bridge

The Pool

The Pool

The Great Barn

The Great Barn

Great Barn Splendour

Great Barn Splendour

Slate Bathrooms

Slate Bathrooms

Sashay in your Bathrobe!

Sashay in your Bathrobe!

Cook Chat Taste

Cook Chat Taste

Dine together.

Dine together.

Who is washing up?

Who is washing up?

Put your feet up and watch!

Put your feet up and watch!

A Guest's View

A Guest's View

Daydream by the Pond

Daydream by the Pond

Lazy Days

Lazy Days

Unexpected Arrivals

Unexpected Arrivals

Meet Maggie and Nellie

Meet Maggie and Nellie

The view of Malverns from the top of the Drive

The view of Malverns from the top of the Drive

The Great barn from the Perry Pear Orchard

The Great barn from the Perry Pear Orchard

The Barns across the Lake

The Barns across the Lake

The view as you arrive.

The view as you arrive.

Lake and Bridge

Lake and Bridge

The Pool

The Pool

The Great Barn

The Great Barn

Great Barn Splendour

Great Barn Splendour

Slate Bathrooms

Slate Bathrooms

Sashay in your Bathrobe!

Sashay in your Bathrobe!

Cook Chat Taste

Cook Chat Taste

Dine together.

Dine together.

Who is washing up?

Who is washing up?

Put your feet up and watch!

Put your feet up and watch!

A Guest's View

A Guest's View

Daydream by the Pond

Daydream by the Pond

Lazy Days

Lazy Days

Unexpected Arrivals

Unexpected Arrivals

Meet Maggie and Nellie

Meet Maggie and Nellie

The view of Malverns from the top of the Drive

The view of Malverns from the top of the Drive

The Great Barn

Kempley Barns Herefordshire, HR9 7UW

Luxury holiday cottage on the Herefordshire border

  • Heated indoor swimming pool and gym equipment
  • Bonfire area, barbecue, play barn and boating pond
  • Welcome packs, essentials and what to do guide
  • Beauty and massage therapy available
  • Total seclusion yet easy motorway access
  • Personal chef or catering services available
    • Sleeps 6Sleeps 6
    • Bedrooms 3Bedrooms 3
    • Bathrooms 3Bathrooms 3
    • Flexible CancellationFlexible Cancellation
    • Ground Floor FacilitiesGround Floor Facilities
    • Dog Free Cottage Dog Free Cottage
    • Dines 10Dines 10
    • WiFiWiFi
    • ParkingParking
    • Owners/Manager onsiteOwners/Manager onsite
    • Visit England 5 star graded
    • VisitEngland Gold Award

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From £950

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Features

Sleeps 6

Sleeps 6

Bedrooms 3

Bedrooms 3

Dines 10

Dines 10

Flexible Cancellation

Flexible Cancellation

Pub (within 1 mile)

Pub (within 1 mile)

Ground Floor Facilities

Ground Floor Facilities

Dog Free Cottage

Dog Free Cottage

All Ensuite

All Ensuite

Matched bathrooms

Matched bathrooms

Child-Friendly

Child-Friendly

Games room

Games room

Dog Free Site

Dog Free Site

Extra baby kit

Extra baby kit

Outdoor play equipment

Outdoor play equipment

Space to play

Space to play

Trampoline

Trampoline

WiFi

WiFi

Parking

Parking

Pool - indoor, shared

Pool - indoor, shared

Barbecue

Barbecue

Lake/river onsite

Lake/river onsite

Extra beds available

Extra beds available

Spa treatments available

Spa treatments available

Bike storage

Bike storage

Supermarket delivery available

Supermarket delivery available

Private chef available

Private chef available

Catering available

Catering available

Credit cards accepted

Credit cards accepted

Owners/Manager onsite

Owners/Manager onsite

Fine dining (within 10 miles)

Fine dining (within 10 miles)

National Trail (within 1 mile)

National Trail (within 1 mile)

National Trail (within 10 miles)

National Trail (within 10 miles)

Large groups welcome

Large groups welcome

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Luxury holiday cottage on the Herefordshire border

The Great Barn standing central to the courtyard faces south, making the most of natural daylight and the timeless rural outlook. This luxurious holiday cottage provides an ideal place to relax and enjoy panoramic views of the rolling countryside. The spacious entrance hall and living area are adjoined by two en suite bedrooms secretly lit by the original arrow slit windows. From the entrance hall ascend the stone spiral staircase leading to the dramatic split-level, open plan living areas and a third double bedroom with an en suite bathroom. Watch the clouds, stargaze through the clerestory glazed windows or chat whilst preparing the perfect meal in the well-equipped kitchen. Complete with access to a heated indoor swimming pool, games room, and a pub within walking distance, this luxury holiday cottage is a real rural getaway.

Location & Attractions

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  • Castle Castle
  • Festivals Festivals
  • Gardens Gardens
  • Golf Golf
  • Heritage Heritage
  • Museums Museums
  • Spa Spa
  • Town Town
  • Visitors Attraction Visitors Attraction
  • Walks Walks

The Great Barn, Kempley Barns

Woodhouse Farm
Upton Bishop
Ross on Wye
Herefordshire
HR9 7UW

Castle Chepstow Castle

Beautifully preserved Chepstow Castle stretches out along a limestone cliff above the River Wye like a history lesson in stone.

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Castle Goodrich Castle

Goodrich Castle is one of the finest and best preserved of all English medieval castles.

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Festivals Lakefest

A fantastic family festival in Eastnor Deer Park.

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Gardens Kentchurch Court Gardens

Kentchurch Court is considered to be one of the most important historic houses in England. It is also the ancestral home of the Scudamore family.

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Golf Burghill Valley Golf Club

Enjoy a day out at Burghill Valley Golf Club.

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Heritage Dean Forest Railway

4 1/2 mile line runs through beautiful woodland and countryside offering visitors a chance to experience the relaxing pace of a typical country branch line.

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Heritage Clearwell Caves, Forest of Dean

Come for the wonder of our colourful caverns, to explore the ancient mine system and for the living history of generations of Forest Freeminers.

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Heritage Arthur's Stone

Arthur's Stone, Herefordshire is a Neolithic chambered tomb, or Dolmen, dating from 3,700 BC – 2,700 BC and is situated on the ridge line of a hill overlooking both the Golden Valley.

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Museums Black and White House Museum

The Old House is a distinctive black and white half-timbered house in High Town, Hereford, England, built in 1621, that is now a museum.

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Museums Nature in Art Gallery and Museum

The world’s first museum and art gallery dedicated to fine, decorative and applied art inspired by nature.

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Museums Hereford’s famous Cider Museum

Learn how apples were milled and pressed and how the resulting juice was fermented to produce cider: a centuries-old tradition still developing today.

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Spa Holmer Park: Health Club & Spa

Relax you have found the best kept secret in Herefordshire. Holmer Park offers both a Health Club and Spa experience.

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Town Cirencester

Cirencester, known as the Capital of the Cotswolds, is a lovely market town with a fascinating history where you will receive a warm welcome.

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Town Hereford

Strolling along the banks of the River Wye, enjoying the vibrant centre of High Town, taking in a show or immersing yourself in our local history and historic architecture.

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Town Goodrich

Goodrich, in Herefordshire, is a small village bordering the river Wye, between Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye.

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Visitors Attraction GoApe Tree Top Activities

A forest designed for family fun - you’ll need a day to discover all it has to offer.

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Visitors Attraction Hereford Cathedral

Hereford Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Anglican Diocese of Hereford in Hereford, England.

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Visitors Attraction Llandogo

One of the filming locations for Sex Education, set on a steep hillside overlooking the River Wye and across into the Forest of Dean.

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Walks Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail

The Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail is a unique outdoor collection of 17 sculptures.

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Walks Brecon Beacons

With two National Trails and a National Park, this is fabulous walking and thinking country.

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Walks Symonds Yat Rock

Admire the picturesque views of the River Wye and surrounding area from this internationally famous viewpoint

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Walks Wye Valley Walk

The Wye Valley Walk - A perfect mix of hill and river walking.

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Walks Forest of Dean

Forest of Dean is one of the most fascinating regions of Britain. nestling between the Wye Valley, the Vale of Leadon and the Severn Vale.

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Reviews for The Great Barn at Kempley Barns

Meet the owner

Bob or Petula Skerrett

Bob and Pet would be delighted to welcome you to Kempley Barns. We moved to the farm 13 years ago it was a mess of derelict farm buildings but with the help of our artisan builders we have lovingly restored the barns to offer our guests sophisticated country accommodation, fresh air and freedom. The farm is set in 50 acres of Perry pear orchards, landscaped gardens, wild flower meadows, with ponds and a babbling stream. The fire pit, barbecue and seating area is a great spot to while away an evening with friends. The heated indoor swimming pool is available for use by guests - we even give you some robes so you can sashay across in style!

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    • Catering availableCatering available
    • Credit cards acceptedCredit cards accepted
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    • National Trail (within 1 mile)National Trail (within 1 mile)
    • Large groups welcomeLarge groups welcome
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There are 3 cottages at this site

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    • Dines 14Dines 14
    • Flexible CancellationFlexible Cancellation
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    • Ground Floor FacilitiesGround Floor Facilities
    • Dog Free Cottage Dog Free Cottage
    • Child-FriendlyChild-Friendly
    • Games roomGames room
    • Dog Free SiteDog Free Site
    • Extra baby kitExtra baby kit
    • Outdoor play equipmentOutdoor play equipment
    • Space to playSpace to play
    • TrampolineTrampoline
    • WiFiWiFi
    • ParkingParking
    • Open fire / Log burnerOpen fire / Log burner
    • Pool - indoor, sharedPool - indoor, shared
    • BarbecueBarbecue
    • Lake/river onsiteLake/river onsite
    • Spa treatments availableSpa treatments available
    • Bike storageBike storage
    • Supermarket delivery availableSupermarket delivery available
    • Private chef availablePrivate chef available
    • Catering availableCatering available
    • Credit cards acceptedCredit cards accepted
    • Owners/Manager onsiteOwners/Manager onsite
    • Activity breaks availableActivity breaks available
    • Fine dining (within 10 miles)Fine dining (within 10 miles)
    • National Trail (within 1 mile)National Trail (within 1 mile)
    • Large groups welcomeLarge groups welcome
From £950
  • The Great barn from the Perry Pear Orchard
  • The Barns across the Lake
  • The view as you arrive.
  • Lake and Bridge
  • The Pool
  • The Great Barn
  • Great Barn Splendour
  • Slate Bathrooms
  • Sashay in your Bathrobe!
  • Cook Chat Taste
  • Dine together.
  • Who is washing up?
  • Put your feet up and watch!
  • A Guest's View
  • Daydream by the Pond
  • Lazy Days
  • Unexpected Arrivals
  • Meet Maggie and Nellie
  • The view of Malverns from the top of the Drive

There are 3 cottages at this site

    • Sleeps 6Sleeps 6
    • Bedrooms 3Bedrooms 3
    • Dines 10Dines 10
    • Flexible CancellationFlexible Cancellation
    • Pub (within 1 mile)Pub (within 1 mile)
    • Ground Floor FacilitiesGround Floor Facilities
    • Dog Free Cottage Dog Free Cottage
    • All EnsuiteAll Ensuite
    • Matched bathroomsMatched bathrooms
    • Child-FriendlyChild-Friendly
    • Games roomGames room
    • Dog Free SiteDog Free Site
    • Extra baby kitExtra baby kit
    • Outdoor play equipmentOutdoor play equipment
    • Space to playSpace to play
    • TrampolineTrampoline
    • WiFiWiFi
    • ParkingParking
    • Pool - indoor, sharedPool - indoor, shared
    • BarbecueBarbecue
    • Lake/river onsiteLake/river onsite
    • Extra beds availableExtra beds available
    • Spa treatments availableSpa treatments available
    • Bike storageBike storage
    • Supermarket delivery availableSupermarket delivery available
    • Private chef availablePrivate chef available
    • Catering availableCatering available
    • Credit cards acceptedCredit cards accepted
    • Owners/Manager onsiteOwners/Manager onsite
    • Fine dining (within 10 miles)Fine dining (within 10 miles)
    • National Trail (within 1 mile)National Trail (within 1 mile)
    • National Trail (within 10 miles)National Trail (within 10 miles)
    • Large groups welcomeLarge groups welcome
From £2300
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  • Enjoy the sun in the courtyard
  • The Setting
  • The Pool
  • Dine together.
  • The Granary
  • Relax and enjoy.
  • Great Barn Splendour
  • Artisan touches.
  • Slate Bathrooms
  • A Guest's View
  • Warm and Cosy
  • Daydream by the Pond
  • Lazy Days
  • Fresh air and freedom
  • The panorama as you arrive!
  • A Bird's Eye View

Made up of 2 or more cottages

    • Sleeps 14Sleeps 14
    • Bedrooms 7Bedrooms 7
    • Dines 16Dines 16
    • Flexible CancellationFlexible Cancellation
    • Pub (within 1 mile)Pub (within 1 mile)
    • Ground Floor FacilitiesGround Floor Facilities
    • Dog Free Cottage Dog Free Cottage
    • Child-FriendlyChild-Friendly
    • Games roomGames room
    • Dog Free SiteDog Free Site
    • Extra baby kitExtra baby kit
    • Outdoor play equipmentOutdoor play equipment
    • Space to playSpace to play
    • TrampolineTrampoline
    • WiFiWiFi
    • ParkingParking
    • Open fire / Log burnerOpen fire / Log burner
    • Pool - indoor, sharedPool - indoor, shared
    • BarbecueBarbecue
    • Lake/river onsiteLake/river onsite
    • Extra beds availableExtra beds available
    • Spa treatments availableSpa treatments available
    • Bike storageBike storage
    • Supermarket delivery availableSupermarket delivery available
    • Private chef availablePrivate chef available
    • Catering availableCatering available
    • Credit cards acceptedCredit cards accepted
    • Owners/Manager onsiteOwners/Manager onsite
    • Activity breaks availableActivity breaks available
    • Fine dining (within 10 miles)Fine dining (within 10 miles)
    • National Trail (within 1 mile)National Trail (within 1 mile)
    • National Trail (within 10 miles)National Trail (within 10 miles)
    • Large groups welcomeLarge groups welcome