The Coach House Ledbury The Coach House, Putley, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2QP

"Putley Coachhouse offers superb, relaxed accommodation nestled in the heart of the Herefordshire country side. Putley Coach house is ideally situated for either a relaxing stay or a focal point for exploration."

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The Coach House

Coach House, Ledbury, Front of House, 18K
Putley, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2QP
Telephone: 01531 670684


Enjoy a stay in an eighteenth century coaching stable set in gorgeous Herefordshire.

The ancient village of Putley with its 12th. century church is only a mile and a half from the A438 and six miles west of the historic market town of Ledbury home of the international poetry festival. Surrounded by woodlands and orchards renowned for their blossom, through which many footpaths thread their way, traffic congestion doesn't exist!

Putley hosts the Big Apple celebrations in May each year with orchard walks, cycle rides, cider tasting and ploughman's lunches. The quiet backwater of Putley is ideally placed for visits to local golf courses, Birds of Prey Centre at Newent, Mappa Mundi and chained library at Hereford cathedral. There are also activities such as riding lessons, canoeing, off-road driving at Eastnor Castle.

About the Coach House

The Coach House is owned and run by Peter and Wendy Born who have lived there since 1983...

As it's name suggests, the Coach House was originally the coach house and stabling for neighbouring Putley Court - a stunning property built by Mr. Edmund Phillips in 1712. It was formerly the home of Mr. John Riley, a country squire and renowned hawking breeder and flier. Putley Court and the Coach House were originally lit by acetylene gas generated in an outhouse which was superseded by battery powered electricity and finally by mains electricity in 1957.

The Coach House is now a unique residence, which has many of its original features retained, and offers five bedroomed en-suite accommodation arranged around a central courtyard in a relaxing rural atmosphere.

Breakfast is served in the spacious Stable dining room.

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The Coach House, Putley offers 5 guest bedrooms as well as a sitting room and kitchen, for the exclusive use of our guests.

Guests have their own entrance giving access to the following facilities:

The guests sitting room has a woodburning stove - perfect for cold evenings, TV and radio and is adjacent to the guest kitchen where guests can prepare simple meals if they don't want to venture out in the evenings.

Breakfast is served in the ground floor stable dining room.

In addition to the stunning Tower Suite, there are two doubles, one twin and one single bedroom, all en-suite.

To view our rooms, please click on the web site link below:

2011 Rates and Reservations

Double and Twin Rooms - Bed and Breakfast

One night£65 per room
Up to two nights£60 per night
For 3 nights or more: £55 per night
Single Room - Bed and Breakfast
One night£40
Up to two nights £37.50 per night
For 3 nights or more:£35 per night
The Tower Suite
(minimum stay 2 nights) includes full English breakfast and complementary bottle of wine for three night bookings.

Two nights£160
Additional nights£70 per night

Please note:

A 10% deposit is required to confirm bookings.
We cannot accept payment by credit or debit cards - cash or cheque only please.

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Out and About

There is so much to see and do in uncluttered Herefordshire, the land of poetry, music and sparkling nature. Walk the breathtaking Wye Valley National footpath, play golf on many scenic courses nearby, visit the superb black and white villages of North Herefordshire on the "Black and White Trail" and enjoy a meal in one of the many local, half timbered pubs for real quality and value.

Herefordshire is situated in the Marches, the beautiful borderland straddling the English and Welsh border, and is the heart of unspoilt rural England.

The landscape is truly delightful, gently rolling countryside nestling between the high ridges of the Black Mountains to the West and the Malvern Hills to the East, with the River Wye shaping the contours in its midst, flowing from Hay-on-Wye, down through the county to Hereford City itself, and then on South to Ross-on-Wye and Symonds Yat. Castles, cider apple orchards, countryside attractions: all are glimpses of Herefordshire`s distinctive and unique culture.

Local places to visit

Colwall - Picton Nurseries - home to the National Collection of Michaelmas Daises.

Ledbury - The old market place of Ledbury with its cobbles and ½ timbered buildings, or visit the historic Eastnor Castle & Deer Park.

Malvern - Visit the house, now a Museum, where Sir Edward Elgar spent 13 years composing music, inspired by the beautiful hills and the lush green countryside.

Newent - National Birds of Prey Centre. Three Choirs Vineyard and Wine tasting centre.

There are also many footpaths from the doorstep through the orchards, fields and woodlands. Putley is renowned for its spectacular burst of blossom on the fruit trees in May.

There are walks to suit all abilities:

The Wye Valley National Footpath - only 5 miles away.

The Mordiford Loop Walk - a superb 4 mile walk through typical Herefordshire including streams, pastures, woodland and hills.

The Capler Loop Walk - alongside the River Wye a 2 mile walk only 5 miles from Putley.

The historic Offas Dyke path threading through Black & White villages in the Marches.

Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - this is a National Trust property over 5500 acres of moorland with fine hill and valley walking, about 25 miles north of Putley.

Mortimer Trail - This newly opened trail goes from Ludlow to Kington and is divided into 4 sections and vary between 4 and 11 miles. There is an excellent guide which details the route and points out all the places of interest including ancient Roman camps and roads.

Croft Ambrey - there are a number of walks at Croft Castle including a pleasant uphill walk to the Croft Ambrey hill fort. En route you will walk through some of the oldest surviving woodland in Europe. There are dozens of ancient oak and chestnut trees

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