Hop Pickers Activities

David, Louise and the family live on site and are happy to help you plan any days out and walking routes – just ask!

The Cowshed (Games Room)

For those English rainy days an old working cowshed has been renovated to provide a superb Games room with Table Tennis, darts,Scalextric.  We have just added a relaxation corner with leather sofa, TV, video player,Wii and a selection of board games with a large wood burner and supply of logs to keep you warm.

The Swimming Pool

Heated outdoor swimming pool is operational from the end of May to early September.  We like to keep it at a very pleasant 82 degrees.  There are sun loungers and chairs kept in the pool house and we ask guests to bring their own swimming towels.  Rather than giving a set time the pool is shared between the 3 properties and our family.

The Tennis Court

This is in need of resurfacing but is fine for a fun knock around and has been very popular this summer and especially around Wimbledon!  You can book a slot in the book kept in The Cowshed.

Outdoor Play Area

A swing set and hanging hoops plus a large unnetted trampoline are located between the tennis court and swimming pool

Woodland Walk & Wildlife Hide

Around the perimeter of the field we have mown a track which winds through the trees taking you up to the wildlife hide and the old oast ponds.  There are cherry trees, hazelnut, walnut and apple trees and you are welcome to pick your own.  The wildlife hide overlooks the pond and an active badger sett which if you sit quietly as dusk falls you are usually able to spot some of our resident badgers of Brockamin. 

Foraging

We have a number of fruit trees, herbs, horseradish, blackberries, damsons.  Ask Louise where and when is the best place to pick your own. 

Mobile Spa

A team of highly qualified friendly therapists can provide organic health and beauty treatments in the comfort of your holiday retreat.  For groups we can book out The Cowshed for your personal use.  These exclusive Spa Days are designed for everyone to experience and enjoy no matter what age or gender…simply unwind from start to finish.

Manicures. Pedicures.Facials. Massages.Wedding make Up

www.orchidspadays.co.uk

The Animals

We have hens,ducks,dogs,cats and horses.  If you have a pony mad child we are happy to arrange grooming sessions and care for our retired pony Storm.  The Farrier also visits every 6 weeks if you would like to watch the horses having their new shoes put on.

The Hot Tub

This is exclusively for The Shepherds Hut however if there is no one staying in the hut this may be booked at a small supplement. Unfortunately availability may not be guaranteed until the last minute.

  • The Barn
  • The Cabin
  • The Hideaway
Guest Comments
“Relaxing and peaceful in such an idyllic spot. Must book for next year”
Mr and Mrs Wardle, Totnes
“Lots to see and do in such a beautiful area, the owner was very welcoming and helpful in planning our days,”
Sue and Mark Brocklebank, Manchester
“Fabulous barn conversion - Total peace which is just what we wanted. The super kingsize bed was so comfortable. Overall an idyllic retreat with lovely walks from the doorstep.”
Mr and Mrs Brain, Richmond, Surrey
“The Barn is very well equipped & the owners have literally everything covered even to fresh bread, eggs ect on arrival. The barn is surrounded by woodland & there are some very good walks to choose from with or without our four legged friend....”
Tipton, United Kingdom
“Hoppickers is in such a beautiful part of rural Worcestershire. We cycled from the front door straight on to a green lane and then found a welcoming pub after a couple of miles. Hoppickers was well equipped, an absolute delight - we will definitely come again.”
Bob and Sue, Solihull
“If you want peace and quiet in a beautiful location then stay at hoppickers the accomodation is first class, they have thought of everything and the views are exceptional....”
Coventry, United Kingdom
“The building took our breath away a wonderful English setting in the grounds of a acres of heritage....”
Warwick, United Kingdom
“We thoroughly recommend Hop pickers Barn as a great family retreat.”
Andy L, Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
“The photographs don't do it justice. This place is so lovely as are the owners. ”
Smethwick, United Kingdom
“The barn was warm and cosy, very well equipped and the beds were extremely comfortable.”
Susan, Truro, United Kingdom
“The barn is superbly equipped, and, like I said in my title of the review it was spotlessly clean. The owners were extremely helpful, lovely family.”
Jill, Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
“Loved the location. Loved the Barn. Loved this weekend. Manager was lovely and really friendly!”
Canterbury, United Kingdom
“The Barn was just lovely and suited our needs in everyway possible. The setting was peaceful and picturesque.”
London, United Kingdom
“The setting is beautiful and peaceful, and perfectly located for making the most of nearby Worcester and Malvern. We will certainly come again and I have already recommended to my friends and family.”
Hythe, Kent, United Kingdom
“We couldn't have hoped for a better break. The barn and grounds were beautiful.”
Sam, Richmond upon Thames, United Kingdom
“Wanted a peaceful relaxing weekend which was exactly what we had.”
Lisa, Solihull, United Kingdom
“Hoppickers barn was amazing and so much more than we expected. We wished we were staying longer.”
Haslemere, United Kingdom
Latest News
Hop Pickers Hideaway – Luxury Bespoke Shepherds Hut

We are very excited to introduce our latest addition to Hop Pickers Rural Retreats, which will open for bookings from Friday 23 October 2015.

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