The Sherriffs

Sleeps up to 18
Historic Property
Dog Friendly
Party House

4 star luxury Country 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 an English Tourist Board 4 star large 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. 

Well behaved pets allowed.


Squash Court (indoor shoes only, balls and rackets provided)
Badminton (to set up in the gardens - rackets and shuttle cocks provided)
Table tennis (worth bringing a few balls as we just provide the one!)
Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360 (we have games, but you might want to bring your own)
The Old Potting Shed: a hot tub, sauna, changing rooms and shower
5m x 10m outdoor heated swimming pool (May - September) with sun-loungers. Fenced for safety and 1.2m (4’) deep.
One hectare landscaped walled garden with outdoor seating for up to 23 guests

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. Both Jamie and Eddie have worked with us for many years and can offer a huge variety of different dishes.


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


Eddie is another local chef, and is very popular at
 our properties; he provides an excellent standard
 of food with fantastic waitressing staff. He will
 tailor everything to your specific needs and makes everything from scratch. Please contact him on on 07525 237499 and 0845 6474757 or, or visit


Swimming Pool . Squash Court . Sauna . Hot Tub . Table Tennis . Badminton . WiFi . TVs . Media Centre . Cinema . Sky Plus . Wii . X-Box. Grand Piano . Washer/Dryer . Dishwasher . American Fridge . Open Fire . Linen provided . Dog friendly . Towels & Gowns provided . BBQ . Hair dryers . Iron & board 

Private Rentals




Platinum Maid Service - extra full clean on departure for the time-pressed - £50
Daily Maid service - £10 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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