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The Forge, Hanley Swan

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Hanley Castle, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, England
The cottage is a delightful former blacksmith’s Forge that dates back to the 18th century and sits in the grounds of the owner’s home.
The Forge has been a self-catering holiday cottage since 2002 with many guests returning year after year. It has a private lawned garden, small patio area with table and chairs for al fresco dining, a small back yard and space for parking 3 cars. This country property is perfect for couples, a family or for anyone who wants to holiday with their pets. This spacious cottage is warm and welcoming and has everything you need for an enjoyable holiday in this beautiful part of the Worcestershire.
The entrance porch leads straight into a beamed open plan living room with comfy seating and a fabulous wood burning stove (fuel is provided free). There is a lovely dining area with a table and chairs and a spacious...
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Listing #HL8706137
About the Owner
Geoffrey L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2017
Interaction with guests
The owner's Cottage is close to the Forge and they are usually available to welcome the guests and explain layout of the cottage and the local area. The owners are also available during the stay to sort out any problems or give advice if requested.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Forge at Gilberts End offers lovely walks with many birds spotted on our dog walking. The owners give a lovely warm welcome and are very helpful to give best holiday experience. Cottage is spacious for a two bed with two bathrooms very comfortable, kitchen...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Safari25130282629
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Stayed here for 2 nights as it was only a couple of miles into Upton on Severn where the annual Folk Festival was taking place. The Forge is larger than we thought it would be. Met by the hosts Geoff & Di on arrival. Di...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Tamworthfamily
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

The Forge at Gilberts End is a charming comfortable cottage set in an ideal location. It is within a short drive to Great Malvern and the hills for those who enjoy walking. It is also convenient for Upton upon Severn, Ledbury, Hereford, Ross on Wye...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank edd724
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
The Forge is in an area of outstanding natural beauty down a quiet country lane and is in walking distance from the very pretty village of Hanley Swan, The village has a friendly village shop, duck pond, village green and a high quality country pub called The Swan Country Inn.The Malvern Hills are just a short drive away and offer spectacular walks and views across Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire.
Getting around
A few guests have arrived by train and have used taxis to get around, but have also enjoyed local activities and walks from the cottage.
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How to get there
Airport: Birmingham International: 75.0 km
Railway: Great Malvern: 8.0 km
The Forge is within one mile of the village of Hanley Swan and can be reached from M5 Junction 7 (11 Miles) and M50 Junction 1. (7 miles). From the crossroads in the center of Hanley Swan take the road opposite the green signed to Welland. After about 1/2 mile turn left into Gilberts End and the Forge is the third property on the left.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk.
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