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Secluded Cottage with Stunning Views

Bedrooms 1
Space 7,534 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Holiday Cottage in Brockhampton, Nr. Hereford, Herefordshire - Very Peaceful Location with No Neighbours

Camp cottage was originally a two up two down stone cottage with no facilities. We fell in love with it due to the views and tranquillity, the light can be incredible, the sunsets that can be seen from the end of the garden are breathtaking. We renovated the cottage and built an extension to make it a comfortable living space for our family. Anyone who wants to escape to either paint or finish that phd, Camp Cottage is the place to be. Mobiles do get an excellent signal in the area and the Internet is now available. All dogs welcome! A Non-smoking cottage.

Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
3 April, 2018

About Denise

My family have enjoyed wonderful holidays and weekends away at the cottage for the past 30 years. We just love to escape the stresses of our busy week and take in the views and the tranquility of the area.

Denise purchased this cottage in 1976

Why Denise chose Forest of Dean District

My father-in-law bought the property as he was an artist and wanted to paint the vast changing scenery as it has wonderful light up there. We restored the cottage adding, water, electricity and completely updated it to its fantastic standard making it home from home.

What makes this cottage unique

Peace and complete isolation.

Awaking to amazing scenery and beautiful light.

The cottage is surrounded 360 degrees by fields and nature.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time at the cottage and particularly enjoyed the peace and quiet. At night there was just the wind and an occasional bleat from the sheep. Returning to the city I was aware of traffic noise, which I otherwise hardly notice! We liked watching the pheasants in the garden and my wife gorged on damsons every day! The lovely open view from the windows and the garden is a pleasure to contemplate.

Herefordshire was a new part of the country for us and it lived up to expectations: gentle, non-spectacular landscapes, good for walking, and very relaxing.

Well we’re back home again after another fabulous week at Camp Cottage. Can’t believe we were so lucky with the weather again!

We had such a relaxing time, we really didn’t want to come home. The cottage is a very special place and we love exploring the surrounding countryside.

I’m sure we’ll be in touch to book up again for some time next year. Sarah 9/13
Jul 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Forest of Dean District in Herefordshire

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 7534 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The newly refurbished bathroom next to the bedroom has a large shower (no bath), bidet, elec razer point, wall heater. All towels/bath mat are provided. All with stunning views!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The bedroom has a double bed, a 32 ins LCD TV, a hairdryer and electric heater. Stunning views of Wales in the distance from the bedroom window. Beautiful white linen bedding is provided. Exposed beams with simple decoration plus some original artwork by Neil Sack.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • mountain biking
Notes on accommodation: The garden provides a secure area of 1/3 acre with a superb lawn, a shaded tree area and a sun trap patio. Dogs are very welcomed but they must be supervised at all times. Dogs must also be monitored when they are in the garden, as the surrounding fields are full of sheep at certain times of the year which must not be disturbed. No smoking inside the cottage. Outside: The garden has a large patio which becomes a sun trap. A beautiful red granite table is just outside the front door, with wooden benches. A Weber BBQ is provided. The garden is secluded and private with stunning views from all directions. Enjoy 'al fresco' dining with the magical light that you get at the cottage between 6-8 in the summers months or simple enjoy your morning coffee whilst absorbing the views and the birds singing. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath towels, two tea towels and all bedding linen is provided. The property is cleaned on departure. For a two week let a change of linen/towels is provided after the first week on Saturdays.


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(19 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Wonderful Camp Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Camp cottage is an absolute delight! Just as good, if not better, than it looks on the website.

The house itself is comfy and has everything you might need, with lots of charming and colourful details. A special mention to the new shower and the complementary fluffy towels, although the living area is also lovely.

But the main attraction is the beautiful garden, which both we and our dog Luna enjoyed very much. Great views, lots of sun, a pleasure to spend time in.

Camp Cottage is in a lovely area, with lots of interesting places to visit nearby. Both Herefordshire and Wales are beautiful and easy to reach. Beautiful scenery, charming villages, would definitely recommend this place to anyone, but especially if you bring a dog!

The owner was very friendly and helpful. The house was clean, the garden well maintained.

Just one small complaint is that, although the bedroom is quite large and beautiful, the bed is rather small.

Otherwise noting but high praise from us though. Lovely place, well worth another visit in our future!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Christianne And Luna Thank you for your rave review of camp cottage. I'm so delighted you enjoyed yourself and the surrounding area, Herefordshire is really beautiful a place of natural beauty. You are right about the bed, it's a double size bed but a king size bed just took over room. So yes it makes it a bit cosy. Best wishes to you Denise
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Lovely Secluded Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Arriving at the cottage it was a wonderful surprise how secluded it was. The cottage itself had everything you need whilst on holiday, and the views from it were amazing! We had the added bonus of brilliant weather for the week, which meant we were able to take full advantage of the BBQ, and large patio table most nights.

The surrounding area is very picturesque, and we were able to take two circular walks of about 6 miles in both directions, taking in the river Wye on the way.

We would recommend the property to anyone who wants a quiet holiday, and enjoys the countryside.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't wait to get back to this beautiful cottage, its garden, and surrounding scenery.

Our dogs loved their visit as much as we did!

It is a home away from home. Everything you could need in the kitchen to prep some seriously hearty meals after a days exploring the footpaths locally. Big sofas to lounge on. A comfy bed to help you sleep it all off, and a powerful roomy shower to wake you up in the morning.

The cottage was lovely and warm all round, and we had to have a few glasses of wine sitting by the fire in the dining room.

Towards the end of the week we were enjoying sitting in the sunshine in the garden, enjoying the peace, and watching the scenery change as the sun shone on it, even the flooded Wye decided to glisten in the sunshine.

Wildlife this time included deer in the Camp (as the sheep were busy lambing down on the farm).Pheasants, Partridge, rabbits, bats, kites and buzzards. Hardly saw a human all week. Except when we went to Fownhope to the butchers and shop for supplies.

Yet another wonderful, relaxing time in the middle of the middle of nowhere. Looking forward to our next visit already!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so delighted that you love returning to camp cottage. Your gorgeous labs always look very contented in the photos that you've put on Facebook. So pleased that you feel so at home at the cottage, I've tried to make it as comfortable as possible. Look forward to seeing you in June. With very best wishes Denise
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A perfect walking holiday!

  • 5 of 5

This is the best dog friendly property we have stayed in, the dogs loved the garden. The cottage is really lovely and has everything you need for a wonderful break. I thought the kitchen was really well equipped and found it easy to cook proper meals every evening. The location is simply stunning and there are so many walks from the doorstep, the car hardly was used. It was a pleasure dealing with the owner who made the whole process very straight forward and made us feel very welcome. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So very pleased that you & your dogs enjoyed camp cottage. It's an ideal space for them to have the freedom of a large garden. Thank you for your great review & positive feedback. Loved your picture of Una & Simo on the camp cottage Facebook page.xx
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Remote, quiet, beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

Camp cottage is a gem of a place. Plenty of room for us and the 3 dogs. Cozy and comfortable with amazing views. Very well equipped kitchen. Comfy sofas, chairs and bed to relax in at the end of a days exploring. Unfortunately the weather wasn't brilliant, but it didn't stop the dogs running around the huge garden, and us exploring the walks around the area. The Wye Valley way is only a 5 minute walk away. There are plenty of local footpaths that take you to lovely little villages.

If you love peace and quite, and wildlife for company, this is the place for you.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank your for capturing the cottage so well in your review. So please that your dogs love the garden, it is a great space for them to have a run around. Sorry you were unlucky with the weather. It truly is amazing when these is shining up there. Thank you for choosing to stay at camp cottage.
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A little piece of paradise...

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous week at the cottage... We wanted remote we got remote... Arrived with a sea of sheep separating to let us through... The views are stunning and the cottage fitted the bill... The added bonus was the weather... No rain until it was time to come home! Surrounded by sheep and nothing but the sound of wildlife, beautiful walks on the doorstep and plenty of places to visit near by (once the sheep let you through)...perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I'm so glad you enjoyed the cottage and your 3 gorgeous Jack Russell dogs love the freedom of the garden.
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Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Green man pub fownhope village
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

In Modiford five miles away is a canoeing site where you can hire one for two people for a minimum of two hours, which is great fun.

The Green Man in Fownhope (3 miles) has a great menu but you must book.

Woolhope 2 miles has a farmers market on the last Saturday of the month.

Walking distance away on a Friday afternoon in Brockhampton, fresh vegs are sold.


Birmingham airport is one and a half hours away, M5 then M50, we are 12 minutes from the M50. London is about three hours, M40, A40 all the way. Hereford Station is 20 minutes away. A car is highly recommended when staying at Camp Cottage


London is 2.5 -3 hours, M40, A40 then B4224. Birmingham is one and half hours drive. Cardiff is an hours drive along the A40 connecting with the M4.

Further Details:

Even though Brockhampton is the nearest village it has one of the only thatched roofed churches in the country, a cricket green and a village hall. The nearest village is Fownhope, 3 miles away, with a Londis/post office, 2 pubs, local doctor, local butcher and hairdresser. It also has an amazing gym with a beauty therapy section. Buses go hourly to Hereford. Ross-on-Wye is 6 miles away with all the shops that one would need, a beautiful pub situated on the river Wye and petrol stations. Hereford is 8 miles away with an excellent shopping centre, theatre, market on Saturdays, lots of history.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Forest of Dean District, Cotswolds

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Weekly cost
1 Feb 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
If a booking is made within a month of booking then the whole amount must be paid on confirmation. A deposit of half the fee will otherwise be taken and the final payment three weeks before the start of the booking.
The cottage can only be rented for a minimum of 1 week only

Changeover Day:
I can be flexible about bookings. Saturday is the preferred change over day. Arriving at 3pm and departing the following week by midday.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for renting the cottage per week in UK Pounds.
The cottage is not available for weekend only rentals.
Internet access is available at an additional cost of £10 per week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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