Herefordshire lies on the beautiful Welsh borders. The county is home to some of the most breathtaking countryside, making it a marvellous destination for a rented holiday cottage. Herefordshire’s centre is Hereford city, dating back to Saxon times with its striking medieval cathedral – home to the world-famous ‘Mappa Mundi’. For a slightly different side of history, visit the Hereford Cider Museum – and keep an eye out for any cider-making festivals!

Further south, holidays in the Wye Valley towns of Ross-on-Wye and Symonds Yat offer a wide and irresistible range of riverside walks and canoeing trips, all amidst stunning scenery. Explore more of the towns themselves and find the unique little shops, such as the Moor Fascinators and Hats in Ross-on-Wye, and of course, Truffles Delicatessen!

42 cottages found 42 match all criteria.

Large 3-storey holiday home with hot tub and superb river views across the Wye Valley at Symonds Yat. Hollytree House offers group accommodation for up to 22 guests in a peaceful rural location for special occasions, reunions or for self-catering holidays just messing about on the river.

The Croft offers large country house self catering accommodation amidst 6 acres of gardens with private indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi in the rural Herefordshire hamlet of Vowchurch. Sleeps 24 in 11 bedrooms (7 en-suite).

A five-minute walk from the majestic River Wye near Symonds Yat, Portland House is a first class, large holiday cottage with an award-winning garden offering group accommodation for up to 20 guests in a peaceful rural location near Whitchurch in Herefordshire.

11 acres of private grounds surround Howle Hideaway, a sophisticated romantic cottage in the countryside of Herefordshire. The rural cottage blends modernity with rustic charm and features a traditional fireplace with wood burner as well as tiled floors, a lawned garden & patio with beautiful views.

Rosehill is a characterful and child friendly holiday cottage accommodating large groups, sleeping 20 in 8 comfortable bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms in a rural hamlet a few miles from Market Drayton in Shropshire.

2 The Oaks is an elegant 19th-century semi-detached sandstone cottage set amidst manicured gardens in Hoarwithy, Herefordshire. The rural cottage boasts generous grounds with wonderful views and fresh air, as well as a sophisticated interior with exposed beams, open-plan spaces and a wood burner.

Stay in a cottage that once housed a baby elephant, and enjoy the delights of Herefordshire. Elephant Cottage is a romantic pet-friendly cottage in Bromyard which boasts exposed beams and trusses and wattle and daub, an open fire and contemporary design, plus a vibrant garden and rural views.

Point Cottage is a gorgeous 18th-century stone-built cottage full of rustic charm. The pet-friendly village cottage near Hereford within reach of the highlights of Herefordshire and features a wood burner, exposed wood beams, wall timbers and floors, plus lovely grounds with views.

Lower Moor Lodge is a beautifully-presented rural cottage situated on the edge of Hay-on-Wye in Herefordshire. The pet-friendly cottage offers families country charm with flagstone floors, mullion windows, as well as an ample garden with beautiful countryside views from multiple areas.

The Apple Store is a charming romantic cottage boasting exposed beams, stone walls and features windows. The pet-friendly cottage in Whitchurch, Herefordshire, offers couples a romantic escape by the Forest of Dean and features multiple outdoor relaxation areas, contemporary comforts and serenity.

Cedar Tree is a gorgeously cute romantic cottage set among green gardens & open countryside in Cole Henley, Hampshire. The delightful former shepherd’s hut is decorated to a high standard and is set on Peak House Farm, offering beautiful views of the North Wessex Downs, plus a heated swimming po...

Lundy Lodge nestles within the north-eastern tip of Brecon Beacons National Park on the Welsh side of the border with Herefordshire. A pet-friendly cottage on the outskirts of Hay-on-Wye, it features vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, underfloor heating and hot tub.

5 Wye Rapid Cottage is a welcoming mid-terrace cottage in the natural wonderland of Symonds Yat in Herefordshire. The pet-friendly cottage offers families an ideal base for exploring the wonders of the region and features a large outdoor area with landscaped gardens, and a modern spacious interior.

Upper Mowley promises groups a peaceful holiday in a delightful rural cottage boasting large gardens, two fireplaces, a games room, a unique indoor tennis court and privacy. The pet-friendly cottage sits among rolling farmland near Titley in Herefordshire and blends modern comforts with rural charm.

Orchard Cottage is a beautiful timber-clad cottage surrounded by lush green countryside in Ledbury, Herefordshire. The pet-friendly cottage enjoys wonderful views and offers a sun-drenched deck, generous grounds, light and airy open-plan spaces, an outdoor games area and the chance to truly relax.

obbler’s Cottage in Pembridge is a quintessential black and white rural cottage replete with beamed walls and ceilings. The pet-friendly, semi-detached cottage in Herefordshire has been successfully renovated and offers a wood burner, conservatory, enclosed garden, summerhouse and bespoke kitchen.

Rustic charm defines Bearwood Cottage, a pet-friendly cottage near Pembridge in Herefordshire. The half-timbered rural cottage sits on the grounds of Bearwood House and boasts generous gardens in an idyllic rural setting, as well as a sophisticated interior with a wood burner and farmhouse kitchen.

Set on the edge of Herefordshire's River Arrow, this large riverside holiday cottage stands in a scenic location in the village of Eardisland. This dog friendly cottage is ideal for a family or friends who would like to spend time walking in or exploring this rural corner of Herefordshire.

The Farm House Barn in Golden Valley near Abbey Dore in Herefordshire, is a large oak-beamed farmhouse – a perfect rural retreat for a large family or groups of friends within easy reach of walks along Offas Dyke and The Brecon Beacons.

A rural delight, the Hop Kiln is a luxury holiday Herefordshire cottage sleeping seven. The exposed oak beams throughout this converted 16th Century countryside barn add to the rustic feel, while modern features like Wi-Fi and underfloor heating mean a modern, relaxing holiday. Pets welcome.

Cotton Cottage is an impressive rural cottage set on the grounds of Combermere Abbey in Whitchurch, Shropshire. The pet-friendly cottage boasts red bricks and mullion windows, plus many more original features, as well as expansive manicured grounds, a four-poster bed, open fire & a fruit tree maze.

Rustic elegance defines Valley View, a stone-built romantic cottage in Howle Hill, Herefordshire. The semi-detached property overlooks the Wye Valley and boasts a wood burner, contemporary fixtures and fittings, flagstone floors, exposed stone walls, a sun-drenched patio and countryside views.

Holly Bush is a charming romantic cottage sitting on a working farm in the hamlet of Luntley in Herefordshire. Replete with exposed beams, trusses and original features, the rural cottage boasts undeniable charm, as well as contemporary comforts, generous outdoor spaces and blissful tranquillity.

Located directly opposite the Cathedral, 3 Palace Yard is an elegant townhouse in the heart of Hereford. The cottage boasts contemporary chic underscored with a subtle palette and offers a games room, a spacious open-plan design, pleasant views and proximity to the delights of Herefordshire.

North Herefordshire is often known as ‘Mortimer Country’, after the writer John Mortimer, whose novels were often inspired by the local landscape. Here, you can find the small towns of Knighton and Leominster, with their charming, traditional timbered cottages, making it feel like you are walking through history. Knighton is especially great for golf enthusiasts while and Leominster is home to the intriguing Croft Castle and the grand Berrington Hall. The town of Hay-on-Wye is famous for its international book festival and close to the fantastic Golden Valley. It offers idyllic riverside walks and breath-taking views of Black Mountain. On the other hand, holiday homes to the east, around the picturesque, smaller towns of Ledbury and Bromyard, also provide easy access to the neighbouring county of Worcestershire. Not just a famous sauce, Worcestershire offers so much to do and see, such as the Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, the beautiful city museum and art gallery, and Arrow Valley Country Park, ideal for a day trip with a picnic and the kids. Herefordshire is a beautiful rural county to visit if you want both nature and history to play a memorable part in your holiday.