Things to do

Things to do in Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Shropshire whilst staying at Long Cover Cottage, The Coach House or Ebony Cottage.

Local points of interest from Eleanor Van-Straaten

The beautiful cottages are set in glorious gardens surrounded by wonderful countryside and provide a special soul space for restoration, relaxation and revival.


The cottage sits beside our ancient unspoilt wood full of wildlife and wild flowers, a wonderful place for walking or quietly bird watching. Or enjoy the network of paths from the cottage.

Architecture and history

Visit the medieval ruins of;

Ludlow Castle or Stokesay Castle, a beautiful 13th Century manor house and moat. Hereford with the wonderful Cathedral and chained library. Witley Court, a 17th Century ruined Italianate mansion.

We sit on the borders of three of the most beautiful counties in England. Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire. renowned for the black and white villages trial. Malvern Hills boast the most spectacular views in the country. Herefordshire is an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Things of interest

Horse racing enthusiasts will enjoy Ludlow, Hereford and Worcester racecourses.

The fine Georgian town of Ludlow, with markets nearly every day.

Hay on Wye famous for its bookshops and world renowned Hay festival.

Leominster for browsing through the many antique shops.

Severn Valley Steam railway. The 16 mile heritage line runs along the Severn Valley from Bridgenorth to Kidderminster crossing the Shropshire, Worcestershire border following the River Severn.

Ironbridge Gorge Museums birth place of the industrial revolution.

West Midlands Safari & Leisure Park