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Studio Barn near Much Marcle in Quiet Rural Location with Lovely Views.



Updated: 25-Sep-2016
Studio Barn for 2, orchard views, quiet rural location. Friday changeover day.

The Studio is situated in Kynaston a small hamlet near Much Marcle which is in the heart of the apple growing county of Herefordshire. Located in a quiet rural location it provides an excellent base for visiting the nearby cities of Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester or touring the unspoilt Wye Valley and beyond. The Studio comprises 2 rooms -bedroom/shower/toilet room and kitchen/lounge/dining room. The Studio is all on one level so suitable for those with mobility difficulties. Everything included in the price (electricity, towels, bed linens). A welcome tray of homemade jams, cake and our apple juice are provided on arrival. Weekly or short breaks available. Friday changeover day. Weekly Friday to Friday. Short breaks Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

The Studio is situated in a private position in the grounds of Kynaston Place, a lovely country residence parts of which date back to the 16th century. As well as a large garden Kynaston Place has two and a half acres of cider orchard.

The owners Mr & Mrs Riley have lived here for the last 35 years and have been running the Studio as a self catering unit since 1999.

Guests are welcome to wander where they wish in our gardens and orchards.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We love it here! Our third visit has been just as enjoyable as the previous two. The weather has been perfect and once again we leave reluctantly but feeling totally relaxed. Thank you Jacqueline and David for everything. September 2014


A beautiful peaceful location and a great base for visiting surrounding countryside. Enjoyed Hereford Cathedral and Worcester. Berrington Hall, Croome and Hampton Court were lovely. The Studio has everything we needed and more! Jacqueline and David were perfect hosts and made us feel very welcome. We will be back! June 2014

We have enjoyed our short stay in your well appointed accommodation. All the 'home from home' extras - jams, juice etc were very much appreciated. We have taken a leaflet for our friends - more than likely you'll have a visit from them later. We will recommend it! April 2014

Very impressed with The Studio, just right for the two of us, so light and airy. You've thought of everything to make our holiday enjoyable. Booking was easy and provided a lot of details regarding the accommodation etc. The welcoming tray of tea and cake was a lovely touch and your advice, when needed, was gratefully received. Our favourite visits were the Walwyn Arms carvery, Weston's Cider and Farm Park, Hellens Manor and the Morgan Factory. September 2013

We have so enjoyed our stay at The Studio. It has everything we needed (and much more!) - and is set in such beautiful countryside. The combine harvester at work was, of course, an added bonus for B..... Thank you both for your warm welcome - not forgetting the bara brith on our arrival which was delicious. September 2013

Our first visit to Herefordshire and The Studio will definitely not be our last. The Studio offers a homely comfortable base to return to after a day’s walking in this wonderful area which is so quiet and full of beauty at every turn. There is so much to see in the vicinity of The Studio—beautiful quaint churches, peaceful country lanes and magnificent views. Ledbury is a pleasant market town and further afield Hereford. 1. Study the information supplied by Mrs. Riley 2. As a previous visitor suggested ‘Get your boots on’ and sample the area on foot. Looking forward to our next visit. May 2013
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2 holidaymaker reviews


Peaceful location and excellent hosts

  • 5 of 5

The Studio is very well appointed and was designed with great attention to detail. It has everything you might need including a lovely welcome tray with tasty homemade cake, preserves and apple juice. The surrounding countryside is beautiful and an ideal base for touring.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A beautiful haven in the herefordshire countryside

  • 5 of 5

We've just come back from a wonderful weekend away at the Studio Barn.It was a much needed break and we absolutely enjoyed our stay the in lush green surroundings with just nature's sounds for company. The Studio is spotless and beautifully appointed; the crockery collection is certainly one to see. Jacqueline is the most wonderful hostess and welcomed us with slices of Victoria Sponge cake and organic apple juice made from apples from her own garden. All in all a wonderfully refreshing stay!

We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : The Walwyn & Royal Oak at 4 Miles Nearest Motorway : M40 Exit 2 at 10 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Ledbury at 6 Miles


Nearest motorway junction: Junction 2 M50 (about 10 miles away).

Use of a car is essential as public transport is very limited.


The Studio is centrally located for visiting locations. The nearest town for shopping is Ledbury which is 6 miles away. Pubs are within 3-4 miles. Hereford, Gloucester Worcester, Malvern, Ross-on-Wye, Monmouth and Tewkesbury are all within easy driving distance. There are a number of National Trust properties you can visit and other places of interest such as Eastnor Castle and the River Wye. Lots of footpaths,; ideal for walkers. Extensive tourist information is provided in the Studio.

Further Details:

A welcome tray is provided for guests on arrival of a bottle of our own apple juice, home-made jams and cake.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
26 Aug 2016 - 27 Oct 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
28 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas/New Year
21 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes: SHORT BREAKS AVAILABLE - Friday to Sunday/Monday and Monday to Friday. Price on application. Bookings can be made by telephone or email. Cheques or BACS payment. No credit card facilities. No smoking. No pets.

Changeover Day:
Friday changeover day.
Arrival time 3pm
Departure time 10am

Notes on prices:
Short stays are available as 2 night or 3-4 night stays. Monday to Friday and Friday to Monday. Contact owners or see our website for prices.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 25-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • barn


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...


  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...


  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • churches

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to the bedroom. The shower opens into the bedroom and the toilet/washbasin are contained in a separate room en-suite to the bedroom. Ample towels, soap etc provided free of charge.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The bedroom contains a standard sized double bed. It has a built-in wardrobe, bedside tables, bedside lights, radio and a chest of drawers. All bedlinen provided free of charge.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden ...
  • 1 bicycles


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Friday to Friday weekly bookings Friday to Monday, Monday to Friday short breaks. The Studio is a non-smoking establishment. No pets allowed. There is ample parking directly outside the Studio. Secure shed for cyclists to store bicycles. Outside: A secluded lawned area is next to the Studio for guests to sit in which is adjacent to our apple orchards in which guests are free to walk. Outdoor chairs and table are provided for guests' use. Utility Room: No separate utility room. Washing facilities can be provided by the householders if required. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen, towels, soap and washing up and cleaning equipment provided as part of the rental price.

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