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Kempley Barns

Luxury Barns and indoor heated pool in our secluded valley offering 5 Star Gold Award accommodation close to Ross-on-Wye. 3 contemporary living spaces accommodating 2 to 16; you can dine together.

Self-Catering in or near Newent - 3 units sleeping 2,6,8


A courtyard of 3 stone barns each carefully restored by skilled local craftsmen featuring lime mortared stone walls, spiral stone stairs with oak or slate floors.

The Bullpen,  Granary and Great barn sleep from 2 - 16 persons, choose which suits your individual need, each with 5 star comfort and sophisticated country style.


  • The Bullpen sleeps 2 has a sunny aspect looking south west across the meadows and orchards.  The slick kitchen adjoins the open plan vaulted living area where there is a log burning stove. The dining area is perfect for a romantic meal, where you can be serenaded from the balcony.
  • The Granary sleeps 8 completes the courtyard overlooks the stream and meadows.Large glazed windows make the most of the sunny aspect.  This barn has an airy double height living space where your party can enjoy each others company.  There is a separate fully appointed kitchen and dining area comfortably seating 14 with French doors into a secluded garden.
  • The Great Barn sleeps6 standing central to the courtyard faces south, making the most of natural daylight and the timeless rural outlook.

Relax  in the indoor heated swimming pool, stroll through the wild flower meadows, picnic by the lake or daydream under the oak tree, experience the ultimate in tranquility. Described as ' little piece of heaven' by our guests.

The Crème de la Crème !  perfectly placed for trips out and beautifully designed for days in…. 


Opening Times

Available all year.


  • Barbecue
  • Building of historical interest
  • Children welcome
  • Dishwasher
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Freezer
  • Garden
  • Ground Floor Rooms
  • Large groups accepted
  • Linen provided
  • Microwave cooker
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Self-Catering
  • Sleeps 13 to 25
  • Sleeps 2
  • Sleeps 3 or 4
  • Sleeps 5 or 6
  • Sleeps 7 to 12
  • Swimming Pool
  • Television
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Woodburner


Woodhouse Farm
Upton Bishop

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Nestling in the peaceful countryside of the Leadon valley, close to the Malvern Hills, Forest of Dean, Wye Valley and cathedral cities of Gloucester, Worcester and Hereford, the barns are perfectly placed for trips out and beautifully designed for relaxing days in.

Kempley Barns are well placed for motorway access. The car journey from London will normally take just over two hours and from Birmingham or Cardiff a little less than an hour. The nearest rail stations are Gloucester and Ledbury, both a twenty minute drive away. Coaches call at the nearby towns where you can reach us bytaking a short taxi ride.

To Kempley Barns from the M50 motorway:

  1. Leave M50 at J3. From the North turn left over motorway bridge and within a hundred meters turn right, signposted Kempley. From the South after exiting motorway turn left and then immediately right, signposted Kempley.
  2. Passing Ross Golf Club, travel through woods, follow road for approx 2.5 miles to Kemply.
  3. On entering Kempley, farm on right, postbox and 'Fishpool' sign on left, take left hand turn on a bend, signposted to Ross and besides a distinctive small, yellow stone cottage.
  4. Travel downhill, then uphill passing three houses on left. At third split level house take a right turn into a gravel drive bordered by a chestnut fence.
  5. Follow drive taking care at 90 degree bend. Kempley Barns will become visible in the valley below.

  • Hereford
  • Newent
  • Ross-on-Wye
  • Rural