Places to visit:
Discover the craft of cider-making from blossom to bottle. We’ll show you everything -with an expert guide leading the way. See where we harvest, weigh and wash apples. Venture into the heart of the mill where we press, ferment and mature before blending and packing. See all we do, why and how – and hear a little bit of home-spun history, too. When things return to normal, we’ll be here ready to show you around.
Visit our field to bottle distillery, nestled deep in the wonderful Herefordshire countryside, where our expert tour guides will take you through the secrets and skills that go into making our award-winning range of gin and vodka. You’ll discover first-hand the traditional methods of mashing, fermenting and distilling of our field to bottle spirits, which all takes place right here on our Herefordshire family farm. During the tour, you will enjoy; a Chase GB Gin & Tonic followed by a tutored tasting and a zesty Pink Grapefruit Gin & Tonic to finish. Afterwards, you’ll be able to browse our distillery shop and stock up on your favourite Chase spirits to enjoy at home.
Surrounded by a beautiful deer park, arboretum, and lake, Eastnor Castle is the home of the Hervey-Bathurst family.
Besides being a fascinating and award-winning visitor attraction, Eastnor Castle fulfils other roles as an exclusive-use wedding venue, corporate team building venue and private party venue, as well as a venue for product launches and location filming.
Set in the rural landscape of Herefordshire, Hellens Manor is a much-loved historic Tudor/Jacobean home, owned by the Pennington Mellor Munthe Charity Trust, with an incredible tapestry of stories, characters, art, furniture, grounds and formal gardens. Hellens is open for guided tours from April to October along with our vintage tearoom. Hellens is a unique and exclusive venue for tailor-made weddings, retreats or events in an idyllic setting.
Places to stay:
Shepherds Rest is a self-catering holiday cottage that adjoins the farmhouse on a working sheep and arable farm in the heart of the Herefordshire Countryside.
There are breathtaking views across open countryside to Ledbury, the Malvern Hills and beyond.
We have opened our family home for like-minded people to stay in our holiday annexes. Quality self-catering accommodation. If you need a few days away on holiday or visiting one of the local weddings venues we can offer you comfortable and quiet holiday accommodation. After years of painstaking effort, the lovely residence of Walwyn Court has returned to its former glory of a loving family home. Mike and Anna welcome visitors for holidays or visiting one of the many weddings venues. We welcome dogs and happy family groups. This quiet location is within walking distance of three pubs with restaurants and the Westons Scrumpy House Restaurant. With footpaths connecting directly to Walwyn Court, it is just the start of hundreds of activities in the Herefordshire and Gloucestershire counties.
The Lodge at Orchard Cottage provides tranquil Bed & Breakfast accommodation in Much Marcle with stunning views to the Malvern Hills. The Lodge is set in the grounds of Orchard Cottage, part dating back some 300 years, a family home to Nicki and Roger Bateson.
Our primary guest accommodation is in the lodge, offering exceptional comfort to a high specification in a peaceful rural setting. Situated in the beautiful county of Herefordshire, Much Marcle village is home to Homme House and Hellens for weddings and events. Westons Cider is a fifteen minute walk away and the local pub, The Walwyn Arms, is within a short drive or a pleasant half hour walk. Within a fifteen minute drive there is a wealth of award winning pubs and restaurants.
It is an ideal base for exploring the delights of the region, from meandering through orchards to more serious walking, cycling, and canoeing or for visiting places of historic interest and festivals.
Our small Herefordshire village and surrounding areas has plenty to offer to make a day out of your visit: