Testimonials for Hop Kiln
All the quotes below have been taken from our guest book - names have been with-held
Some of our lovely comments from 2012
Happy New Year! 4 Nights at the “Hop Kiln” – A real home from home. Climbed Hay Bluff on a very blustery butdry day. Hay on Wye for books, Pembridge for a few pints, local walks and Hereford for some New Year Sales shopping. Ate too much, drank too much – just what we wanted! Many thanks to Sandra and David
(West Sussex / Rugby)
Just had an excellent week at the Hop Kiln. Very mild weather for the end of October. Lovely place in a beautiful setting. Best bits – low ropes challenge at Oaker Wood Leisure ( 8 miles away – great challenge from 6 year olds to adult) cycling to Monkland Cheese Farm via Eardisland & mountain biking in the Forest of Deane – plus browsing the books at Hay on Wye.
A gorgeous place surrounded with great views. Very peaceful and just want to stay longer. Comfortable and fully equipped – couldn’t make it better if I tried.
Beautiful Peaceful location! The cottages were very well equipped and comfortable.
Great place to stay. Barn is well equipped & very comfortable although some kids games and dvd’s would have been appreciated. Hereford nice place to visit. Hosts very friendly, kids had great time feeding and playing with the dogs. National Trust at Berrington Hall & Croft Castle worth visiting and Ludlow very nice town.
Had a wonderful week, it’s a lovely cottage! Everyone has had fun and everyone wants to come back
What a great place!
Here for a family wedding. Wonderful houses, great space and thankfully sunshine. Many thanks!!
What a perfect place for a whole family celebration! Thank you very much!
(Dorset & London)
Lovely week, weather not as bad as expected, in fact we managed to keep dry all of the time. Cottage Lovely, owners very helpful. Thank you
This was a fantastic venue for a group get together before and after Anna & Dan’s wedding. We loved the cottages, the rising flood waters and particularly the ability to have 18 people dine in the one cottage. The friendly, helpful nature of our hosts was wonderful.
(Australia & London)
Thank you very much! It’s a very beautiful and pleasant place. The cottage is “Fabulous”.
A brilliant week( despite 5 days of rain!). Very well appointed cottage. Enjoyed 3 counties show, black& white trail and owl centre. Dunkerton Cider Mill & townsend Farm Shop ( Pembridge) and Monkland Cheese well worth a visit.
Same as last year……fantastic place, but this year with a granddaughter!
A very enjoyable few days in this beautiful part of the country. Many thanks
(Essex & London)
Wonderful week leading up to our daughters wedding in Pembridge. Excellent facilities and you even supplied superb weather!!
A very pleasant weekend, cottages very well appointed, very comfortable. Owners very helpful, a superb place for family gathering. Highly Recommended.
Testimonials for Hop Kiln 2011
Good Weather. The Shobdon Circular Walk, Kington ( and the pub just past the roundabout on the right). Fine food at The Stagg at Titley, large portions at the New Inn in Pembridge. What more can you want! Super.
A great place for a family gathering. Everyone enjoyed themselves and the accommodation and surroundings were perfect! Thanks.
( Cornwall & Colchester)
Enjoyed our weeks stay. Weather perfect. We all loved our holiday as we celebrated our brother in law & Sisters Golden Wedding.
Came for my 21st Birthday party, had an amazing time. Plenty of room for everyone to relax and have fun. Sandra was very welcoming and friendly!
We joined Alexander after the weekend for a few days. What a lovely property. We had a lovely relaxed and refreshed spending precious time with our son who has a hectic life. Many thanks for taking the risk with 10 University students.
Hen Weekend - A Fantastic long weekend made awesome by perfect accommodation. After the activity day at Oaker Wood Leisure ( Highly recommended) it was great to have a bbq in the garden and the downstairs area was large enough for all 9 of us to enjoy. The beds were amazingly comfy. Thank you for allowing me to give my sister a memorable Hen Party in such a beautiful scenery and accommodation.
(Devon, Reading, Leicester)
We had a lovely week. Lots to see and do. Enjoyed sitting out in the garden and waking up to views of the dovecote/ black & White cottages each morning.
In Herefordshire for our son's wedding which was a fantastic day. It was great to have the lovely Hop Kiln to return to and we spent a lovely relaxing week here recharging our batteries.
We have enjoyed a fun packed week staying in HopKiln & Tippets View celebrating Dad's 70th Birthday. A perfect location and beautiful countryside which we have explored on local walks as well as venturing further afield to the Brecon Beacons, Eastnor Castle & Hay on Wye. The extra space in the paddock has been great & well used by the boys & the adults alike playing badminton and watching the combine harvester at work. Thumbs up for the super accommodation - we couldn't have asked for more. Thank you very much!
We have had the most perfect holiday with all our family & feel so lucky to have the very best children and grandchildren. Such a beautiful area, so peaceful & is the weather this good all the time? We would love to come again - so much to see. Our very grateful thanks to Sandra & David for their kindness. We've had a wonderful week.
(Isle of Wight/ Grantham / Biggleswade/ Bolton)
We Loved the cottage & its gorgeous setting & the garden & paddock was great for 5 and a bit active children. Thank you so much for a brilliant place to spend a brilliant week!
What a wonderful 60th birthday I had! With my whole family around me. Also a great surprise! Accommodation is great, surroundings are beautiful. Mrs Owens was very friendly and helpful. The Cottage was impeccable. Thank you very much for providing the perfect venue for my special birthday.
( Kent & London)
Had a nice time, we enjoyed this a lot! A real change in our busy world!
Hen Party - Had an amazing time. Sports day challenges; lots of games. Amazing cottages - I'm sure some of us will plan to come back at some point. Many Thanks.
(from all over UK)
60th Birthday Do! - A great time with family and friends. Beautiful Herefordshire. This county has so much to offer. Loads of space and facilities. Many thanks for providing all the extra "bits & bobs"
IF CARLSBERG DID SELF-CATERING !! - Excellent
Testimonials for Hop Kiln 2010
"Lovely cottage, very spacious - Thank you! We arrived to some homemade cake after a longish journey and it was just what we all needed. Lovely surrounding areas."
(Wednesbury, West Mids)
"We loved the space and the peace & quiet. Great place, lovely surroundings. W will come back here again. We also had absolutely fabulous weather - recommend Queens Park - fantastic autumn colours."
(11 from Cumbria, Cheltenham and Brighton)
"Thank you for a luxurious place, it was so comfortable and your hospitality was wonderful. Hop Kiln is beautiful and we had a great reunion here. Fantastic walking areas nearby and a very comfortable cottage to return to."
"Also our first visit to this area and we have really enjoyed visiting many National Trust Properties and Castles etc. The countryside is just beautiful. Hop Kiln is fantastic. Thank you."
(High Wycombe, Bucks)
"Our first visit to this part of the country and it won't be our last. Cottage is superb and very comfortable. Weather has not been brilliant but we have had a great week - very relaxing."
"Very nice cottage - Thank You!"
"We've had the most fantastic two weeks, despite the rain - Thank You! The Hop Kiln is everything we hoped for and more. We've loved our holiday here so much you may have noticed we weren't keen to head out early each day. Staying in this beautiful cottage has been just as fabulous as going out on day trips. We hope to see you again. Thank you so much."
"A great week celebrating Mum's 75th birthday! Loads to see and do for all the family and we have enjoyed staying at the Hop Kiln. Thanks for a great week together, you couldn't have been more helpful - we had everything we needed."
(Lancs, Herts and London)
"What a fantastic gem of a place, this was one of the most brilliant weeks we have had as a family. Thank you for a brilliant time!"
(LA, St. Albans, Radlett)
"Thank you very much for what will no doubt be the most luxurious stay of our trip!"
(Lands End to John O'Groats)
"We've all had a lovely family get-together, loved the cottage and the country ambience. Mum & Dad think its great, hopefully we will be back."
"What a lovely conversion - suited us perfectly. Thank you for a great holiday - somewhere quiet and relaxing to return to after a day out. The wireless internet connection was a bonus for Jack."
(Kinghorn, Fife, Scotland)
"Thank you for a lovely holiday. We all really enjoyed ourselves, especially playing cricket. Hope to return next year."
(Stockport, Newport, Telford and London)
"What a brilliant week, beautiful cottage, hot weather and great company. Do we have to go home?????"
"Had a great time, beautiful cottage would love to stay forever. We hope to come back soon - Thank you!"
"Lovely cottage, beautiful countryside, Hay Festival and a cider mill round the corner. What more could you want?"
"I stayed on after the Hen Weekend. Joined by my husband and had a wonderful relaxing time. Hop Kiln cottage is brilliant with everything you need - will certainly be back, Thank You."
"Away for my perfect hen weekend!! Had a fantastic time, thanks very much for putting up with us - I loved the whole experience!!"
"Thank you, we had a lovely time - the children enjoyed playing in the meadow. Great location for a family get together. With 9 adults and 10 children we all had a wonderful weekend and everything was perfect. Thank you again!"
"Thank you - a fantastic venue and great to be able to accommodate so many of us - 17 for supper!! A memorable family reunion! Well equipped, spacious, in a beautiful situation - Thank you!"
(Firle, East Sussex)
"Down for Eric Herbermann clinic at Errow Equestrian - well worth the trip, we loved staying here - Thank You!"
"Lovely stay, beautiful countryside, slightly mischievous smoke alarm. Wonderful owners - hugely friendly and helpful."
"A lovely cottage, well equipped with all we needed for a great family Xmas! Lovely downstairs space and many thanks for providing the extra table it made it all the more special!"
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