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Wriggles Brook Gypsy B&B - Bow Top Wagons

Gypsy Wagon Glamping in England, Herefordshire, Hoarwithy
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  • Sleeps
    2
  • Bedroom(s)
    1
  • Bathroom(s)
    1
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Description

This is luxury camping for all seasons in magical accommodation. Where every little thing can be provided for you.

The Traditional Wagons are nestled into a small valley, in about an acre of gardens, adjacent to Wriggles Brook. With farm land on one side and wild hillside on the other.

Wriggles Brook Wildlife

The wildlife is abundant and you may be lucky enough to see such creatures as Otter, Fox, Kingfisher, Peregrine, Sparrowhawk, Buzzards and many more. There are bird tables adjacent to each Wagon providing treats for Blue-Tits, Nut Hatches and other feathered customers.

The peacefulness of the valley provides a safe haven for human creatures too.

The Bow Top Wagons are the direct descendents of the original Bender Tents. The Open Lot is built on a dray which is about 100 years old. The front is covered by canvas doors the top and sides insulated with felt.

The Door and Windows Bow-Top is slightly older and has wooden wheels. The front is closed in with a divided stable door.

There is electricity to the Wagons, with outside and inside lights, power points, a kettle and an electric radiator.

For Those Colder Nights the original Queenie coal burning Stoves.

In the cute cupboards you will find all the things you need to make hot drinks, you will also find an assortment of trays with legs and padded bottoms, so you can eat your Breakfast in bed if you want to.

The Bed

The Bowtop wagons sleeps a cosy twosome.

The bed will be made up with Satin bedding on a merino sheep's wool duvet and duck down pillows. The Bowtop beds are slightly smaller than a standard double so those of you over 6' 2'' may not be able to lie out flat and therefore may prefer to book the Showmans with it's standard double bed.

If you want, the Bowtop beds can easily be pushed back into a comfy sofa in the day time. Whilst the bigger Showmans has a seperate lounge area.

The Camp Fire

There is as much fresh air, peace, quiet and views as you can soak up and if you are lucky a Kingfisher or two may flash past.

On old mill stones there are places to light camp fires to keep you warm and also to toast marshmallows. There is a table and chairs with candles, if you want to dine alfresco. Slung between two Brookside trees you will find a hammock big enough for 2.

Beside the wagon you will find all the fire lighting materials and coal for the inside stoves and logs for the outside fire. There is also a Stew Pot and A flat Gypsy griddle pan so, if you choose, you can cook over your outside fire too.

The Cabin facilities

Between the Wagons you will find the leaded window cabin. Behind the window boxes there are 2 large hot showers with fluffy towels provided and a heated towel rail, a washbasin, a fridge with your Organic milk and where you can chill your own drinks etc. There is even a kitchen sink. All this is centrally heated for the winter.

You will also find available, some Wildlife and Local Interest books and Maps, for you to borrow. during your stay. Biodegradable Aloe Vera Shampoo, Conditioner and Shower gel are here for you to use during your stay, we save some of the water for the vegetables you'll see around and about.... so you really don't have to bring anything except some tooth paste and a tooth brush!

Oh and there is also a hair drier behind the curtain, under the hand basin.

Location

Address: 2 Brookside Cottages, Hoarwithy, Hereford, Herefordshire HR2 6QJ, UK
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9651434 / -2.66892480000001

Directions

15 minuets from the M50, 2 miles off the A49. 1 hour from Bristol, Cardiff and Birmingham.

Area

Situated in the heart of the Wye Valley (area of outstanding Natural Beauty). Wriggles brook runs through an unspoiled valley to join the Wye in the picturesque village of Hoarwithy. The antique wagons are nestled between a wild hillside and pasture beside the Brook.

Accommodation, facilities, utilities

Listing type
Gypsy Wagon Glamping
Bedroom(s)
1 Bedroom(s), 2 Sleeps
Double: 1
Bathroom(s)
1 Bathroom(s)
Showers: 2
Toilets: 1
Wash basins: 1
View
River
Holiday type
Family holidays
Green holidays
Luxury camping
Romantic holidays
Rural
Rustic holidays
Access
Off-road parking
General facilities
Electricity
Garden
Water supply
Indoor facilities
Fridge
Hairdryer
Outdoor facilities
BBQ
Parking
Local activities
Bird Watching
Cycling
Fishing
Golf
Hiking
Mountain Biking
Scenic Drives
Sightseeing
Walking
Other activities
Fishing (1 miles)
Golf (5 miles)
Horse riding (20 miles)

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Rates

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Rate summary £90 - £100 - - 1 Nights -

Policies

Check in: 15:00 / Check out: 12:00
Can we bring our dog?

Yes by prior arrangement, we do welcome dogs.
We would ask that in case our customers in the other wagon are not so keen
on dogs you keep him/her on a lead. There are also sheep cattle and chickens in the neighboring fields. The human bedding is satin so we would ask your dog to bring his/her own bed.

When do we need to order food?

As much notice as possible is appreciated. At least 4-5 days before your stay, especially if you want something unusual.

What do we need to bring?

You really don't have to bring anything except some tooth paste and a tooth brush and some wellies maybe if it's wet.

Can we bring our own booze?

Yes you can, we supply glasses and a bottle opener and upon request an ice bucket and champange flutes.


Can we cook our own food?

Yes we provide a gypsy griddle and a stew pot with BBQ tools for use on the camp fire. There are also plates, cuttelry and chopping board etc. in the cabin.
Suitability
Pets: Some pets, please enquire
Smoke: Yes, smokers welcome
Children: Yes, great for kids
Long term rentals: No
Elderly or infirm: Not suitable
Wheelchair: No

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