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Bowens Bed and Breakfast

02/07/2017 03/07/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Our room was in the converted outbuilding, excellent all round, decor, clean and comfortable, with a view over the gardens and hills, lovely local bacon and sausage with the english breakfast. Good location for the village and walks.

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

Many thanks for your very positive review; we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Herefordshire.

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Three brothers and wives stayed two nights to attend a wedding nearby. Received a warm and friendly greeting from the host Kevin. Rooms very clean and comfortable. Quiet with pleasant surrounding gardens . Wonderful full hot breakfast with lovely tasty sausages and great coffee,with plenty of attention to our needs. Would defiantly choose to stay again if in the area...

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

Thank you for your lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay here. Regards, Kevin and Claire Braybrook

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2014

The family are lovely and the rooms are well made up, clean and comfortable. Our children were able to pat the chickens and collect their freshly-laid eggs, then eat the eggs for breakfast! They also loved cuddling the friendly family dog. Gorgeous views and walks and lovely dinner in nearby village.

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

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay here; it was a pleasure to host your family. Please do come and stay with us again soon. Best regards, The Braybrook family, Bella and the hens!

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2014

A wonderful welcome from the host, and the window of the room looked out over a beautiful garden and wonderful hillside views. The room was comfortable and pleasantly furnished, and I slept well, with the pleasant morning chorus of birds providing a wonderful soundtrack once I'd woken. A great choice of options for a traditional cooked breakfast, and should I...

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

Thanks very much for the very positive review: we appreciate you taking the time to submit the comments and hope you will come and stay with us again when you are next in the area. Best regards, Claire & Kevin Braybrook

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2014

I stayed at the Bowens B&B for one night to avoid the stress of a long drive before an interview locally. I just wanted a nice quiet night to prepare for my meeting, but my short stay was so much more than that. I had such a warm welcome from the family. My room was a delight, so well appointed...

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

What a great review, thank you so much! We're pleased to hear that your stay here was a good start to your Hereford trip and hope the interview went well? Best regards, Claire & Kevin Braybrook

Sebastopol, California, United States
Reviewed 15 September 2014

First off, the village of Fownhope is so charming that I kept expecting a dead body to turn up. That's because most of my exposure to villages as charming as Fownhope has been through BBC detective shows. But I digress. The room was comfortable and well appointed, the hosts were friendly and efficient. It's a great place. I echo the...

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

Many thanks for the wonderful review: we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in Herefordshire and at The Bowens. Best regards, Kevin & Claire Braybrook

Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

Usually a hotel girl I have always steered away from b & bs however, after staying at Bowens b & b I have definitely changed that view. We were greeted on arrival with a warm welcome and shown to our room which was a light and airy courtyard room , immaculate not a speck of dust anywhere and toiletries which...

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

So glad that you were pleased with your room; hopefully next time you can try our breakfasts!

Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed at The Bowens for a wedding in one of the very comfortable courtyard rooms. There is everything that you could possibly need plus an excellent breakfast with local produce. Suffice to say that the pork sausages were the best I have ever tasted! If you're really lucky you may get to throw a ball for Bella the Labrador...

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

Your very positive comments are very welcome, thank you! Especially pleased to hear that you enjoyed the sausages from Pork & Two Veg.

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Reviewed 25 July 2014

We have just returned from a lovely stay at the Bowens where we had a quiet, peaceful courtyard room. It was very spacious and extremely comfortable with a well equipped bathroom. The grounds are delightful with plenty of places to sit and relax. We were very well looked after and enjoyed a delicious breakfast every morning. It is a great...

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

Many thanks for the great review, we're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay.

Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We actually live(d) in Fownhope when we stayed here for 2 nights last week.Sadly we have now moved out of the area but wanted somewhere to escape the packing up of our house each day! We must have driven past hundreds of times and seen the lovely house but we were still pleasantly surprised at how nice it is ....

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

We're glad you were pleased with your stay with us and hope you'll choose the Bowens again when you return to Fownhope.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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 Bowens Bed and Breakfast

Address: Bowens Farm | Fownhope, Fownhope HR1 4PS , England (Formerly The Bowens Country Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Fownhope
Price Range: $103 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bowens Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All the rooms have perfect views. Persons with mobility issues may find the rooms at the back are best - ask before booking.”
CLR90, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you want to get away early (like us fishermen) ask for one of the courtyard rooms.”
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“The "chalets" are very good.”
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