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The Lodge Farm Barn

The Lodge Farm Barn, Deepdean, Herefordshire

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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £464

Sleeping four people in two bedrooms, this lovely cottage is on a working beef farm in the hamlet of Deepdean in Herefordshire.

The Lodge Farm Barn is a stylish and high quality cottage on the owners’ working beef farm, in the unspoilt hamlet of Deepdean in Herefordshire. Both bedrooms – a double and a twin – have an en-suite shower room. There is also a ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC.

The well-equipped kitchen has a breakfast area for two, while the sitting room has a woodburner and a dining area for four. There is off road parking for two cars. Relax in the garden, enjoy walks from the door or head to Symonds Yat, Monmouth, the Brecon Beacons or the Forest of Dean – whatever you do, The Lodge Farm Barn makes a welcoming retreat for couples or families alike.


Disappointing ending to a nice holiday
I'd like to say lots of nice things about our stay at this property but my experience was completely overshadowed by our last night there. For some reason one of the Lodge Farm Barn vans was parked in the farmyard and it's quite loud Freezer Unit would run for about 10 minutes every 10-30 minutes ALL NIGHT! One completely sleepless night later and I'm afraid this has spoilt my experience of Lodge Farm Barn.
David T

The Stable
Difficulty in locating the property for the 1st time, had to ask a local. The wording on the boulder by the road can't be seen unless you're right on top if it, by which time, you've passed the turning. Maybe if it was painted in white, it might be easier to spot. The Stable was a lovely open plan building and already contained many kitchen essentials for you to use (sauces, jams, spices etc), there was a freeview tv along with a selection of DVDs. Also there are a number of books to read. However the WiFi is very intermittent as is phone signal (we are on O2) (All is as described on the website). We decided to take a walk up the steps to the garden to relax after our journey. Here we found the gazebo, firepit and bbq to the right and the covered hot tub to the left. The photos on the website show a well maintained garden area around both gazebo and hot tub, but there were actually a lot of tall weeds/grasses/flowers which attracted an abundance of flies/bees/butterflies. The oak tree by the side of the stable which also covered over the hot tub had become very much overgrown since the photos were taken on the website too. From first sitting in the garden my husband was being bitten by flies.. Not a good start. Later that evening, we decided to get in the hot tub (the main reason we booked the stay) within seconds of climbing in, hoards of flies appeared, you just couldn't relax without trying to swat them away ( I think I fished out about a dozen within 5 minutes!) So I got out, dropped the cover back and decided to leave it until later. About an hour later, I tried again. This time all seemed good for 10 minutes and my husband decided to join me...no sooner had he sat down, there appeared a huge mass of midges who were hell bent on flying at you, it was awful! Needless to say out we got and went inside...Not what we hoped to be doing on the first evening of our little relaxing holiday. After dark (about 10:30pm), we thought we'd give it one more go.... Yayyyyy no flies... We managed to get about 45 minutes in there. I do think if the tree was pruned back and the grasses cut down this might reduce the number of flies. My husband couldn't sit outside without getting bitten, and inside it was way too warm. Certainly not the 3 night break away we'd planned and hoped for and it was getting quite stressful after the 1st night..we were there to relax and it wasn't happening. The following day we went out, but on returning early afternoon, we tried sitting in the garden again... Short lived as the flies came back. So we sat on the step at the side, not as many flies, but at least we had some fresh air and not sat indoors. Louisa the owner got back and she tried her very best to help us out of the utter disappointment we were feeling (and for that I'd like to thank her for), but we were past the point of wanting to stay on and ended up packing up to drive the 260 miles back home after just 24 hours. I really can't fault the Stable or the peaceful area (or Louisa for trying so desperately hard to help) but we'd booked the property specifically for the hot tub and we just couldnt use it in daylight hours for all the flies.

A very relaxing holiday in a wonderful well equipped property
We had a wonderful holiday at the Lodge Farm Barn. It is a quiet, beautiful and well equipped property; a great place to stay and to explore the countryside. We especially enjoyed the well equipped kitchen, the living room and the garden patio. A special thank you to the owners for their hospitality and effort to create such a beautiful place. Highly recommended!

We had a wonderful holiday at the Lodge Farm Barn. It was a quiet, beautiful and well equipped property; a great place to stay and to explore the countryside. We especially enjoyed the well equipped kitchen, the living room and the garden patio. A special thank you to the owners for their hospitality and effort to create such a beautiful place. Highly recommended!
Mr Potowski

The accommodation was warm and comfortable with views over the countryside and situated in a peaceful, beautiful location. Our hosts were very helpful. It was a very good centre for exploring the area.
Mrs Gordon Hulme



Parking Space Parking Space
Linen Provided Linen provided
Towels Provided Towels provided
Dishwasher Dishwasher
cooker Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television
High Chair High Chair
Cot Cot
WiFi WiFi


Single Beds

Double Beds

Twin Beds


Gas central heating with gas radiators in en-suites and underfloor heating and woodburning stove
Range cooker with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, 2 x fridges (1 with ice box), additional freezer space available, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, stereo/CD, WiFi, iPod dock, selection of books, games and DVDs
Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc in rent
Bed linen inc in rent
Cot and highchair on request
Off road parking for 2 cars
Cycle storage available
Patio and garden with furniture and BBQ
Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Shop and pub 3 miles
Please note: guest are required to bring their own towels
Note: As the property is based on a farm, cats and dogs may be present intermittently on the grounds

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Approximate Location

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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Ross-on-Wye, St Mary's Church - 2.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Market House Heritage Centre - 2.5 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Goodrich Castle - 2.9 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Wilton Castle - 2.9 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Whitchurch, St Dubricius Church - 4.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Foy, St Mary's Church - 4.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Llangarron, St Deinst church - 5.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Llangrove, Christ's Church - 5.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Hentland, St Dubricius Church - 5.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Yatton Chapel - 6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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