The Cockerel - Herefordshire, Sleeps 4
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The Cockerel - Coughton, Ross On Wye, Herefordshire, England - Sleeps 4

The Cockerel

Paddocks a magical 17th Century holiday retreat with stunning countryside views. An unforgettable venue. Luxury accommodation nestles in a 60 acre private valley setting offering beauty, space and perfect peace. A must for animal lovers with constant entertainment from twenty four different species, including Reindeer, Zebra, Racoons, Porcupines, Red Deer, Wallaby, Emu, Donkeys and Falabella.

To ensure guests can truly unwind, Paddocks is an 'adult only' venue with an array of indulgences. This is a place for chilling, enjoying farm fresh food and rare breed meats. Lounge poolside, even swim, indulge in a luxury hot tub complete with hill and woodland views, barbecue, star gaze and watch the sun set from the African thatch as zebras and wallabies graze beside.

Chilled champagne and flowers in the room and scrumptious fresh cream teas can be booked for arrival and during your stay with us. By arrangement, larger groups can book the total venue, providing the ideal place to celebrate a special occasion with friends or family - with plenty of indoor and outdoor communal areas, Paddocks provides the perfect balance between private time and shared time.

Situated in the beautiful Wye Valley, Paddocks sits on the edge of the Forest of Dean offering a host of natural attractions and is the perfect playground for outdoor activities including walking, cycling, kayaking, golf and fishing.

The small historic market town of Ross-on-Wye is a short drive away offering a twice weekly market and a good selection of eating establishments and shops to browse. A little further afield, you have Hereford, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Worcester, Symonds Yat, the Brecon Beacons, the Malverns and the Black Mountains all providing day trips out.

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  • Sun trap perfect setting, just chill
  • The Cockerel cottage
  • Unique barn conversion nestled in this private valley
  • Open plan kitchen diner oozing character
  • Fully equipped country kitchen
  • Light sunny living space
  • Cockerel lounge, bright, sunny
  • Leather sofas, wood floors and woolen rugs
  • Indulgent King size bed
  • Character rich en suite with wooden shower
  • First floor en suite
  • View from cockerel french doors
  • Pool with plenty of sunloungers and outdoor dining
  • Powerful hot tub with valley views
  • Guests enjoying al fresco dining
  • Perfect for sundowners and barbecue watching Zebras graze
  • Joeys at paddocks farm
  • Falabella foal sweet dreams
  • Blue our latest rescue
  • The Coatis love attention
  • Our red deer checks out a wallaby
  • Archie loves to be swung on his back
  • Donkey and Zebra graze in peace
  • Our emu eggs great to eat and blow
  • Emu feed time
  • Red our falabella foal
  • Resident friendly guard dogs
  • Alpaca and Emu afternoon socialising
  • Formal gardens to chill amongst
  • A place to just stop and be still
  • Reindeer joins a quiet read


  • Internet Access
  • Swimming Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Log Burner
  • Pub/Restaurant Nearby
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Satellite/cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Kingsize Bed
  • Horse Riding Nearby

The Cockerel Continued

At Paddocks, the accommodation comprises of three self-catering cottages, three studio apartments and three Shepherd Huts. Each property is unique, has its own character and is furnished and equipped to a high standard offering: top quality mattresses, full range of toiletries, quality bed linen, starter coffee and tea facilities and hair dryer.

The Cockerel is featured within this advert and is an exceptionally light and spacious two storey cottage.

Accommodation comprises:

  • Ground floor spacious fully equipped kitchen and dining room with low hanging copper lights.
  • First floor lounge with leather sofas, rugs, cushions and Freesat television with DVD.
  • Two double en-suite bedrooms.

Additional information: Minimum stay is five nights for the cottages and three nights for the Shepherd Huts. The accommodation is 'adults only'. Price includes full enjoyment of the venue facilities, linen (please bring your own towels) heating, electrics, toiletries, tea, coffee, sugar and milk on arrival. With plot to plate principles guests can purchase free range grass fed meats, herbs, eggs, salads and veg.

An animal lovers’ paradise with a host of farm and exotics enjoying the good life. See our many rescue animals on the road to recovery and recovered. Guests can join feed rounds and get involved in caring for these residents.

Please see our other adverts with Independent and enquire directly with us for exclusive venue bookings where we can accommodate up to 20 guests.

Prices for 7 nights:
High Season from £950
Peak Season £950

Key details:
Pets: No
Smoking: No
Children: No
Changeover Day: Friday
Payment options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms (2 Double bedrooms)

Owner's details:
Owner: Lindsay McKenna, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

The Cockerel joined Independent Cottages in April 2013

Owner's Other Properties

Dexter - Coughton, Herefordshire, sleeps 2

Kune Kune Cottage - Coughton, Herefordshire, sleeps 2

The Shepherd Huts - Coughton, Herefordshire, sleeps 2

Owner Noticeboard

Reindeer rutting so April calves to look forward too. Paddocks is now licensed for weddings we look forward to some unique weddings

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Owner Notice Board

Reindeer rutting so April calves to look forward too.
Paddocks is now licensed for weddings we look forward to some unique weddings