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Skipton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Claire and Kevin looked after us very well at their lovely home in Fownhope. This included collecting us from the river Wye as we had arrived by canoe, and taking us back to the river the following day. The house is full of charm and character, and quiet. The room was clean and comfortable, and breakfast was top quality. Our... More 

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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The owners were extremely friendly and helpful, served a lovely breakfast, the accommodation was very good. Highly recommended, a great base to tour Herefordshire and the Cotswolds. The location, Fownhope, is a quaint little village with 3 options for meals within easy walking distance and Fownhope is only 10-15min from Hereford by car.

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Thank John L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good B&B located on the main road through Fownhope. The accomodation we used consists of small "chalets" behind the main building. These are completely furnished with bedroom and toilet. Breakfast is in the main building and is very good. The owners are very friendly and helpful. For diner, I advise the Green Man just down the road. There is a... More 

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review after your stay. Good to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at Bowens and in our lovely village. Best regards, Claire & Kevin Braybrook. More 

madhack
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24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We were on the top floor and the room was more than comfortable. The outdoor space was also lovely. The village is delightful and the pub food down the block excellent. The family that runs the B&B have a great touch and the breakfast was perfect. Catch the bell-ringing across the street from the B&B.

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Thank madhack
BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very positive review; we're so glad that you enjoyed your stay here with us and hope the rest of your Herefordshire walking trip. Pleased you enjoyed the bell ringing too! Best regards, Claire & Kevin Braybrook More 

Tadworth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Exceptionally clean, lovely and light, great location. Room had everything. Comfy bed and a good shower and bath. Friendly owner would definitely go back. The country location was great for both Hereford and Worcester. Ludlow was also nearby with its great variety of shops.

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Lyn. It was a pleasure to meet you and we do hope you'll stay again when you're in the area on business. Best regards Claire & Kevin More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Excellent accommodation and friendly owner; lovely position; very comfortable; good parking and great breakfast. We would have loved to have stayed longer as the village is in a most attractive part of England and a good base to visit Hereford and the Wye Valley.

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We really appreciate the lovely review and hope you'll be able to stay longer next time you're visiting Herefordshire. Regards, Claire & Kevin. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful peaceful place! Just love the scenery. The room so comfortable and the views outside was just devine! Bird life plenty! Kevin very helpful and friendly. We only stayed for one night but wish it was for another night but couldn't. Breakfast fantastic. If you want a peaceful place to stay around Hereford, Fownhope a very little village. Great... More 

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review; we hope you'll be able to come and stay with us again for longer next time! Best regards, Kevin & Claire Braybrook More 

Winstanley, Lancs, UK
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23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We stayed at Bowens B&B in April 2016, but only for the one night. The place is situated in a lovely little village, and we will return there in the future. We stayed in room 7 and had a great night's sleep and woke up with a beautiful view of the garden and birds feeding on the trees outside our... More 

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us and do hope you will be able to return again for a longer stay. Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review. Best regards, Kevin & Claire More 

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

My wife and I had reason to visit Hereford and we found this B&B was perfect for our needs. It was about ten minutes out of Hereford in a very pretty and quiet village. The room was clean and well presented with a good sized bathroom. On arrival we were greeted by Kevin who was very helpful in pointing out... More 

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BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write such a lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you'll have the opportunity to visit us again sometime in the future. Best regards, Kevin & Claire Braybrook More 

Auckland
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

This is one of our favourite B&Bs in England. The setting is incredible, and we did an incredible walk up into the hills just behind Bowens. The breakfast was one of the nest we have had and featured fantastic local produce. The room was comfortable, and had a lovely outlook over the fields behind. We will definitely be staying here... More 

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Thank Harrumpher
BowensBandB, Owner at The Bowens Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

What an incredible review; thank you so much! We are glad you enjoyed your stay here, it was a pleasure to host you and we look forward to your return. Best regards, Kevin and Claire Braybrook More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful Georgian Farmhouse set in tranquil village 7 miles from Hereford. Rooms are located in independent courtyard buildings; breakfast is served in the dining room of the main house. The village of Fownhope has two pubs, a restaurant in the local leisure centre and a store, all within short walking distance. Many nearby local attractions, walks and great fishing! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bowens Bed and Breakfast

Address: Fownhope HR1 4PS, England (Formerly The Bowens Country Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Fownhope
Price Range: $76 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bowens Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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