The Sherriffs

Sleeps up to 18
Historic Property
Dog Friendly
Perfect for celebrations
Large Garden
Hot Tub
Family Friendly
Open Fire - logs £25 per w/e £50 per week

Large County House


If you are a fan of the Downton Abbey lifestyle, a holiday at The Sherriffs with family or friends could be the perfect party house. The Sherriffs holiday let is a Grade II listed Queen Anne House offering luxury accommodation in a beautiful isolated setting on the Whittern Estate,Lyonshall, Herefordshire. The accommodation comprises three large reception rooms with a beautiful dining room, drawing room and elegant sitting room. It also boasts a large family kitchen. Upstairs there are 8 large bedrooms with 6 bathrooms (4 en-suite). Sleeps 18.  Hot tub and summer room also available leading to outdoor barbecue and terrace.  This is an old house and is not super smart, but has lots of old-style charm.

Well behaved pets allowed.


Badminton (to set up in the gardens - rackets and shuttle cocks provided)
Situated in the summer room with TV, relax in the hot tub watching your favourite programme or just listening to music
Everything you need for your own mini in house tournament

Enjoy a taste of Herefordshire

We can provide a range of different options if you wish to take advantage of a catering service. We recommend that you liaise with the caterer of your choice directly, but we can do this for you at additional cost. All caterers can also supply their own waiters and waitresses. Our five most regularly used chefs are listed below. Our two girls Sarah and Loopy, both come highly recommended and are very proficient and efficient chefs. Jamie has worked with us for many years and can offer a huge variety of different dishes.  Simon and Meg are still quite new to us but guests who have used them are mightily impressed.


An excellent local chef who can be on hand at short notice to help. Sarah can cater for anything from casual dinner parties to formal meals. Contact Sarah on 07989 978319 or


Laura is a local chef who offers private catering with all the trimmings. She is very flexible and happy to cater for groups of any size, and stays of any length. Laura can deliver ready-made and home-cooked meals which cater for a wide range of dietary requirements. She is happy to provide tailor-made menus or to cater for your menu ideas. Please contact her on 07812 102345 or


Jamie can cook any style of cuisine to a very high standard. Of particular note is his Italian catering, which is very good value, and authentic too. His wife makes the most delicious spanish omelettes - tortillas. Please contact him on 07525 237499 or


Simon is another local chef, grew up on a farm in Herefordshire. He will
 tailor everything to your specific needs using only the finest local ingredients, he has forged stronk links with local farmers and butchers.  Please contact him on 07494 797321 or, or visit


Meg is another talented Herefordshire chef and will cater for your needs, from intimate dinners to the more formal ones.  Meg is known for her edible gifts.  Please contact her on 07964065477 or email her at



Welcome pack of local produce on arrival. Table Tennis, Badminton, WiFi, TV,  Washing Machine, Dryer, Dishwasher, Large Fridge & Freezer, Larder, Open Fire, Garden, 10 Parking Spaces, Dogs allowed, Linen provided, Hot Tub, BBQ, Ourdoor Dining, Iron and Board

Private Rentals




Platinum Maid Service - extra full clean on departure for the time-pressed - £50
Daily Maid service - £15 per hour
Garden Flowers, Champagne and Chocolates in all bedrooms - £30 per Bedroom
Delicacy Hamper brimming with Herefordshire produce - £30
Private cheffing/catering - we can offer the whole package on request

A 25% deposit is required on booking, with the remainder of payment required eight weeks prior to arrival. 

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