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Cider Mill Cottage

Enjoy a fantastic Wye Valley stay in charmingly restored comfortable Cider Mill Cottage. 4 stars. Sleeps 4 in king size and twin en-suite rooms. Quiet accessible location. Ledbury 7 miles, Ross 5

Self-Catering in or near Ross-on-Wye - 1 unit sleeping 4. I twin bedroom, I king size, both en suite.


Cider Mill Cottage is located in the picturesque riverside village of How Caple in South Herefordshire.The property stands in the grounds of a listed Country House, overlooking a secluded valley and distant woodland, in the glorious, unspoilt Wye Valley, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It lies on the outskirts of the village of How Caple on the B4224, at the junction of three counties; 5 miles from Ross-on-Wye, 7 miles from Ledbury and 10 miles from Monmouth.

The cottage sleeps 4 and has been restored recently to provide a comfortable, attractive and well-furnished home. The bedrooms have plenty of space, with fitted carpets and very comfortable beds. They are both en-suite; one has twin beds, the other has a king size bed.

The en-suite bathroom to the twin room has a wash basin, w.c. and shower.  The bathroom for the double bedroom is large and has a washbasin  bath with shower, w.c. and linen cupboard.  Towels are large and fluffy, and renewed regularly. The towel rails are electrically heated in both bathrooms and the floors are tiled. Both have shaver points.

The Sitting Room on the frst floor is in the original, heavily-beamed first floor granary, a light and airy room with French doors. In the inglenook is a large woodburner for which dry logs are provided free of charge. There are two comfortable sofas with fitted covers, and easy chairs, a library bookcase holding fiction, local information, guides , maps, a TV and a selection of DVDs.There is a Games room with table tennis and a dart board.

Visitors who love donkeys are welcome to visit our stables and the Miniature Donkeys who live there.Very gentle and affectionate, they very much appreciate meting visitors. Offers of grooming are gladly accepted.

  • Sleeps 4
  • En-suite bedrooms with comfortable beds
  • One twin bedroom (en-suite)
  • One double bedroom (en-suite with King size bed)
  • Non-Smoking
  • One well-behaved dog allowed
  • Ample parking
  • Garden with summerhouse, barbeque and swing seat.
  • Double glazing
  • Oil central heating
  • Lovely, peaceful location
  • Well-restored, warm & attractive cottage
  • Easy access to lots of places of interest
  • Excellent local pubs and restaurants
  • Games room for the energetic.

Visitors can enjoy a lovely peaceful location, which gives easy access to many places of interest in the surrounding areas, and at the same time a chance to  relax in a well-equipped  cottage with emphasis on the comfort of its visitors.  While historically old, its has the latest in Wifi provision for those who do not wish to leave social media and Ultra HD TV entirely behind. Sky TV enables those keen to watch sport to include this in their holiday. We are committed to catering for the needs of walkers and enjoy the approval of the Visit England  Walkers Welcome Scheme. For more info visit our web-site

Opening Times

Open from 1st week in March to end of 1st week in January .

Booking is essential. An up to date calendar is displayed on the Availability and Booking page on our website showing when the cottage is available.

We offer short lets throughout the year but not at Christmas, Easter, or in August, when weekly lets are in high demand. 


  • Barbecue
  • Building of historical interest
  • Children welcome
  • Cots available
  • Dishwasher
  • Dog Friendly
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Freezer
  • Garden
  • Ground Floor Rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • High chairs available
  • Ironing facilities
  • Linen provided
  • Microwave cooker
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Secure Bike Storage
  • Self-Catering
  • Single sex groups accepted
  • Sky TV
  • Sleeps 3 or 4
  • Television
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Woodburner


Garraway House
How Caple
O/S Ref: How Caple

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Cider Mill Cottage is exceptionally well placed on the borders of Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Wales to give easy access to many and varied places of interest.

How Caple Village can be seen on maps as located on the B4224 road, 3 miles from the village of Fownhope and 4 miles from J3 of the M50 motorway.

Full directions and a map to assist in locating us is sent when receipt of the the deposit and booking form are acknowledged.

The Google map is incorrect and very misleading. Both areas marked Fawley Cross are in error. Both  are part of  How Caple Village. Our Miniature Donkey Stud is shown in the gardens of Garraway House.The marker should be in the field to the south.  Donkeys and gardens don't mix tell Google !  Cider Mill Cottage lies at the base of the pointed end of the red marker.

  • Hereford
  • Ross-on-Wye
  • Village



See our own web-site for prices, full information and availability.

  • Low Season price between October and mid May excluding Easter, Christmas and New Year 
  • High Season price between mid-May and end of Septenber
  • Special price reductions for 2 persons
  • Short lets £26 per night per person, 2 nights minimum