Roseland is in the hamlet of Clifton, 1 mile south of Kempsey, 1 mile north of Severn Stoke, 5 miles from Worcester and Upton-upon Severn, 10 miles from Malvern It is a spacious country home with huge windows taking full advantage of the sun and panoramic views of the Malvern Hills. On a clear day British Camp and the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Beacons are easily seen . The foreground view is made up of Dripshill Wood in the mid-distance, with Clevelode and Rhydd closer on the banks of the river Severn. The Severn Way footpath passes through the lower part of Clifton.
A family run bed and breakfast unit, your hosts are husband and wife, Guy and Mary. The bed and breakfast accommodation consists of a double bedroom with ensuite upstairs, a ground floor twin or super-kingsize bedroom and, if available, a double room in the holiday bungalow. Well behaved dogs are welcome by prior arrangement. There is a Wi-Fi Internet Router. Access statement and wheelchair ramp available on demand.
There are two adjoining houses at Roseland, surrounded by half an acre of garden (with off-road parking) which visitors are most welcome to enjoy. The main house accommodation is used for bed and breakfast (2 double Bedrooms). The holiday bungalow annexe is dedicated to self catering holidays or short term lets. When available it is also used for bed and breakfast . There is a resident dog in the main house. Friendly ‘visiting’ dogs are welcome in both houses. One host is a fluent French speaker and understands basic German. A husband and wife venture started in February 2002.
Clifton Village is 1 mile south of Kempsey, on the A38, www.streetmap.co.uk shows the local area, approximatively 5 miles south of Worcester, (www.thisisworcester.co.uk) and the Shrub Hill railway station. The M5 and M50 motorways are both just 10 minutes away, allowing easy reach from the north and south for a bed and breakfast stay, for a short break in the holiday bungalow, or an overnight stay for a wedding party attending The Nash (www.the-nash.com) in Kempsey. Green-fingered visitors will find that garden centres and nurseries abound in the area. Hands-on Pottery sessions are offered at: http://www.eastnorpottery.co.uk . Birmingham Airport is some 35 miles away via the M5 and M42 motorways.
The River Severn is about 30 minutes walk across leafy cultivated countryside, with abundant birdlife —- sightings of herons, swans, geese, ducks ,cormorants and buzzards are frequent.—Anglers and their tented umbrella shelters are seen regularly on dedicated fishing positions. Visitors fishing for barbels and other species have stayed at Roseland several years running. Their websites are thebarbelsociety.co.uk and anglingexperience.co.uk .
The Malvern Hills, www.malvernhills.gov.uk and the Three Counties Showground, www.threecounties.co.uk, are about 7 miles away,.— Worcester is famous for its Cathedral, its Royal Porcelain Factory, now a Museum, (www.royal-worcester.co.uk), both 15 minutes away by car, its well known savoury Sauce and the Civil War Battle of 1651.—- Visitors at Roseland can also visit Cheltenham for the famous races, the Cotswolds for picturesque villages, Stratford-on-Avon for everything Shakespearean, and the pretty local town of Upton-on-Severn for its Jazz and Water festivals. Boat trips are available from both Worcester and Upton (www.riverboattrips.co.uk). For more info from the web click on the Open Directory Website www.dmoz.org.
Useful local websites to click on and consult: for racing: www.worcester-racecourse.co.uk , for rugby: www.wrfc.co.uk, for cricket: www.wccc.co.uk , for football: www.worcestercityfc.co.uk , for family history: www.worcestershire.gov.uk, for disability info: www.dialsworcs.org.uk, for archaeology: www.worcestershire.gov.uk/archaelogy, for gardens: www.worcestershires-heritage-garden.org., for the Malvern Hills: www.malvernhills.gov.uk, for tourism :www.visitworcestershire.org.uk for Gardening, Agricultural, Dog shows and other events: www.threecounties.co.uk, for fishing www.anglingexperience.co.uk, for another racing venue in Gloucestershire: www.cheltenham.co.uk. For a visit to London consult www.wickedlondonguide.com. for information on entertainment, theatre, travel and fun. For visiting Oxford look up: http://www.victoriahouse-hotel.co.uk. For general info on places to go in Worcestershire try www.whatsonworcestershire.co.uk.
This country home is in the “little green book” of the 32nd edition (2019) of BED and BREAKFAST NATIONWIDE . The holiday bungalow is in the Holiday Cottage section of the book on http://holidaycottagesnationwide.co.uk it is also listed as “four star” self-catering accommodation, with VisitBritain. Clicking the logos on the left will take you to the organisation’s websites. To check out the quality rating click on http://www.qualityintourism.com and enter WR8 9JF.