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Riversdale Lodge, S.Yat West

Riversdale Lodge as viewed from our swimming pool (which is open June to Sept)
33 reviews
Riversdale Lodge as viewed from our swimming pool (which is open June to Sept)
Riversdale Lodge as viewed from the pond level
The swimming pool and the pond viewed from the top terrace outside Riversdale Lodge
Bottle of wine for two overlooking the pool
Birdwatchers will be able to look out for Buzzards, Peregrine Falcons and Kingfishers amongst others
The lounge with log burner and lovely views over the garden and River Wye
The pool table and football table in the lounge
The lounge from the window side
The kitchen with breakfast bar for three
The Dining room (showing one of two tables that are in the room)
Bedroom One at Riversdale Lodge - with ensuite facilities. Views over the river Wye
Bedroom Two at Riversdale Lodge - two single beds with Cot and ensuite. Views over the River Wye.
Bedroom Three at Riversdale Lodge - with ensuite facilities. Views over the river Wye
Bedroom Three at Riversdale Lodge - with ensuite facilities
Bedroom Five at Riversdale Lodge - with two singles and one bunk bed. Also a flat screen tv with dvd
Bedroom Six at Riversdale Lodge - with ensuite facilities. This bedroom is on the ground floor.
Family bathroom with roll-top bath, sink and toilet
The view of the River Wye from bedroom one
Riversdale Lodge from the opposite side of the River Wye
The swimming pool with two sets of steps in - pool is 3ft shallow end / 5ft deep end
Goal, trampoline, zip wire at end of bottom garden
The lower lawn with goal, swing and trampoline at the far end
Two dogs on the lower lawn (we do allow dogs for a small fee). Please enquire.
Path down from bottom lawn to the river Wye (garden is  fenced to stop average dogs escaping!)
The car park at the Lodge has parking for up to 8 cars - great place to ride bikes/play football!
Gates leading from the car park to the main house
Riversdale Lodge as viewed across the River Wye from Symonds Yat East
View from Riversdale Lodge across the Wye towards Symonds Yat East
Hand pulled ferry takes you from Lodge Side of river to Saracens Head and Royal Lodge (50m)
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6 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England
Riversdale Lodge is set in the heart of Symonds Yat overlooking the River Wye. Riversdale Lodge was built circa.1910. It is a six bedroom house that has in it's time been a small hotel - hence it has 6 bedrooms and six bathrooms!
Riversdale Lodge is on the banks of the River Wye and has direct access from the garden to the river and the riverside path that leads down to Biblins Bridge and beyond.

The Lodge has an outdoor swimming pool (open from 1st June to 30th September) and has great views of Symonds Yat East and the rapids. We accept weekly bookings as well as bookings for midweek (Monday to Friday) and weekends (Friday to Monday). Due to the nature of the property we do not accept all male or all female parties (or close to this) - Riversdale Lodge is for mixed groups and families. The prices for the bookings are shown on the p...
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About the Owner, christina h
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 34 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL498203
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English first
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in July 2017

What a beautiful place Riversdale Lodge is! I love this place, just stunning, with every attention to detail. Thank you Christina for my Birthday gift you left, it was such a lovely gesture :) The house is equiped with everything you will need and more, and the Pool was so warm and clean and has a lovely view of the...

Mel K
Sutton Benger, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed April 12, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

The location is perfect. Ideal for 5 couples (....and a few kids thrown in if necessary!) The layout of the rooms and the terraced garden work perfectly and the attention to detail by the hosts was really appreciated as they left Easter eggs for the 5 grandchildren. A short walk in one direction to the ferry to take you across...

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Thank you so much for leaving us a positive review. It is very much appreciated and we would love to welcome you back to the Wye Valley. Christina.


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David M
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed February 12, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

What an amazing house in a beautiful setting. The facilities within the property are awesome, from the sumptuous sofas and wonderfully appointed kitchen to the superb pool table, foozball table and homely wood burner. It is set overlooking the famous rapids of the River Wye and a stones throw from a number of local pubs and restaurants, one of which...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review It is very much appreciated and we very much look forward to welcoming you back to Riversdale Lodge.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We don't allow Hen or Stag parties. Riversdale Lodge is a family home for families and mixed groups of friends
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
Sep 4, 2017 -
Sep 7, 2017
WEEK 35 MIDWEEK Mon to Fri= £895
4 nights
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Sep 8, 2017 -
Sep 14, 2017
WEEK 36 WEEK = £1950 WEEKEND Fri -Mon £1150 MIDWEEK Mon-Fri =£895
3 nights
Sep 15, 2017 -
Sep 21, 2017
WEEK 37 WEEK = £1950 WEEKEND Fri - Mon =£1150 MIDWEEK Mon - Fri =£895
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Outside of the school holidays we accept bookings for weekends or midweek breaks.
A weekend is from Friday 4pm to Monday 10am.
A midweek break is Monday 4pm to Friday 10am .
Please contact us for more details - we do have flexibility on times and dates - please email.
We accept dogs - max of 2 - £35 per dog
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About the neighborhood
There are several pubs within walking distance of Riversdale Lodge:<BR>The Saracen's Head - one of the best restaurants and terraces<BR>The Olde Ferrie Inn - run by the friendliest landlord in England<BR>The Old Court Inn Hotel - good bar and restaurant<BR>The Wye Not Inn - good for locals and visitors alike<BR><BR>There is kayaking and canoeing directly on the river Wye - with fishing with permits from the local fishing shop in Ross on Wye<BR><BR>There are lovely walks along the river to Biblins Bridge - you can cycle down or walk<BR><BR>There is the local maze, butterfly garden and amusements in Symonds Yat<BR><BR>The local tourist site has listing of 58 different activities and 51 Attractions on www.visitforest... more
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How to get there
Airport: Cardiff Airport: 59.7 mi
Railway: Newport, South Wales or Hereford: 16.8 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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