Cider Mill Cottage

Clifton Upon Teme, Worcestershire
+44 (0)1886 812156

Bags of charm and warmth in this stylishly converted farm building, a launch pad for expeditions into the pretty Teme Valley and beyond


2 beds


2 bedrooms


Sleeps 3

Pets welcome

The Experience

If you want to get off the beaten track, this is the bucolic bolthole for you. A rustic road with beautiful Malvern views ends at a cluster of Victorian farm buildings amidst a sea of fields. Pleasant, organised owner Catherine – dogs in tow – welcomes you to a neat stone cottage opposite the main house. On the open plan ground floor, sofas cluster around a wood-burner, a small dining table tucked in beside them. The brick and terracotta floor is swathed in Persian rugs, but otherwise the house is decorated with a pared-back elegance, letting the venerable beams and walls sing. At the far end of the room, a Victorian mill wheel is cleverly incorporated into a stylish modern kitchen complete with Aga and welcoming goodies like wine, homemade jam, bread and milk. Up the spiral staircase – tricky for toddlers – and you’re in the eaves, with space for an armchair on the landing, a cosy double room warmed by the wood-burner flue, a sunny single room and a pristine modern bathroom beneath the beams. Outside, breakfast al fresco on your little patch of lawn, or roam Catherine’s beautifully tended garden.


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 3pm
Check out
By 11am
Booking restrictions
Short breaks available. Children over 5 welcome.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property

Cosy basket and box of dog treat biscuits.

Dogs £20 for 1 large dog or 2 small.

Fantastic footpaths leading to fields and woods with streams nearby for doggie swimming and splashing. Large private paddock for safe free runs.

Pubs serving food nearby.


Nightly price
from £160
Weekly price
from £740
1 Cottage for 3
From £1602 beds2 bedrooms


Fantastic cottage, in a great location. Tastefully converted cottage with many original features. If you have a dog, this is the area to visit. Pubs, cafes, stately homes and even a church welcomed dogs 🐕👍

Paul, Leeds

Catherine has created the perfect idyll! Everything was perfect - surroundings, hospitality of hosts and a beautiful cottage. A wonderful retreat which you should all visit!

Leone, York

Exceptional stay and everything my wife and i had hoped for. Very quiet and picturesque location. Cottage was wonderful and full of character. Owners are very nice people, always willing to help with any questions at all. Definitely be returning.

Nicholas, Maidstone

Beautiful unique cottage, stunning gardens and house and the views were fantastic. Spent a lovely long weekend relaxing in the gardens, enjoying the total peace with evenings relaxing in front of the log fire. Would recommend to anyone who wants a peaceful and relaxing holiday. Good food in the local pubs and great walking. Catherine was very friendly and accommodated our every need.

Paul, Warwick

Our second visit here and found more places to explore. We really enjoy the area and the stunning countryside. The cottage is very comfortable and thoroughly enjoy the stove and aga. Catherine as always was so welcoming and we loved the basket of goodies. Thank you

Mark and Joanne, Plymouth

A truly amazing place and the welcome pack needs to be seen to be believed. My good lady loved using the aga and me lighting the wood burning stove in the evening. We were there for seven days at the end of March till the beginning of April and the walks around Worcestershire and Herefordshire were stunning with carpets of Primrose, Wood Anemone, Dog Violets and the occasional Bluebell - STUNNING. Out of TEN I would give our stay at Cider Mill Cottage a rating of TWELVE. The hares and two buzzards were an added bonus. Deep Joy.

John, Leicester

I’m lucky, insomuch that I always seem to find great dog friendly properties to rent, but this time I excelled myself. Cider Mill cottage is a superb place to stay and once you’ve wound your way down the twisty turning farm track, it is a great place to just chill out and relax. Very cosy and welcoming and the centrepiece of the kitchen area is the huge apple crushing mechanism, still completely intact and it looks like it could be used straight away. A lovely reminder of what the building was used for in times gone by. Would highly recommend Cider Mill Cottage

Gary, Shefford

We had a really wonderful few days at Cider Mill Cottage. Catherine, the owner really had gone above and beyond in providing comfortable, top notch and very tasteful accomodation and was really friendly and welcoming when we arrived. We all said 'wow' when we walked through the door! There was a very generous welcome pack and more than enough fuel for the fantastic woodburner. Wonderful walks from the door and nice places to eat near by. Cannot recommend enough!

Wendy, Tring

Gorgeous cottage with beautiful bespoke interior (photos are a realistic representation). Loved being in the cottage. Superb cooking facilities from AGA, through oven/microwave to electric hob. Lovely furnishings and high end furniture and bedding (good solid double mattress - very comfortable). Extremely helpful and kind hosts, who lived a stones throw away. From our very first day we were warmly welcomed and invited to swim in the lovely pool. Lots of places of interest nearby with stately homes, castles, garden estates, lovely pubs and beautiful countryside. Lots of local walks

Clare, Leeds

What an absolute delight! Peace and quiet in abundance in the fantastically converted Cider Mill with high spec appliances but retaining the charm of the original use. Very hospitable hosts Catherine and Nic, nothing was too much trouble and one of the best welcome packs I have been given. Extremely comfortable bed with cosy down duvets that just envelop you. Great location with walks literally on the doorstep and secure paddock for exercising the dog if the miles and miles of open fields weren’t enough! Lovely dog friendly cottage, delightful hosts, what more could you ask for!

Dorothy, Plymouth

Immaculately restored and maintained cottage, warm and very comfortable. Absolutely as inviting as the reviews and photos imply. Excellently hosted by Catherine, with a very generous welcome pack which kept us going for all of our stay. Many good walks and pubs nearby too. Highly recommended

Mark, Andover

A lovely cottage in a very peaceful location. It is both beautiful and functional - everything you could need is provided in well thought out way. It is beautifully furnished and decorated and everything has been done to a high standard. There is also a wonderful basket of provisions on arrival which was very much appreciated. I have already recommend this cottage to friends and would love to visit again.

Emma, Dorking

Cider Mill Cottage is a lovely individual beamed cottage. A very warm welcome from Catherine on arrival. The cottage is very clean, comfy with logs and coal for the multi-fuel burner, plus a welcome basket of a cob loaf, eggs, butter etc. A nice touch. The beds are firm, comfortable with crisp clean linen. Water is hot when needed and the building warm. Can’t fault the cottage, the lovely kept surroundings, use of the paddock for our dog, and of course friendly helpful hosts. There are many walks to go on and we do hope to return. Thanks again to Catherine and Nic. Val & Ralph, North Wales


An amazing cottage in a beautiful location. The hosts were so welcoming and gave lots of good advice about places to visit. We will definitely be back!

Michelle, Belfast

We opened the door to the cottage and simultaneously exclaimed 'WOW'! From the clever design of the kitchen around the millstone, tasteful decor, sumptuous beds, warmth and a very generous welcome basket we knew we had booked the right place for a relaxing break. Catherine has thought of everything to make the cottage comfortable, it is well equipped and easy to live in. She wants your stay to be special and is on hand if need be but leaves you to enjoy the cottage without intrusion. Looking for peace and quiet in a picturesque setting with easy access to places nearby? Then don't hesitate!

Nichola, London

Cider Mill Cottage was a delight! Beautifully and comfortably converted to a very high standard with top quality products throughout. The kitchen with brand new Aga is really cleverly incorporated into the original mill stone to great effect. Catherine and Nic were thoughtful and welcoming hosts - on hand if needed, but otherwise leaving us in peace to enjoy the spectacular location. Lots to do and see in the area, with good pubs and restaurants. Highly recommended...

Sue, Dorchester

As hard-working Londoners, we were craving fresh air, walks galore and the promise of a few blissful days spent fireside, 'sans stress'. Cider Mill was the perfect spot for hunkering down. The antique bed is dreamy - thick down duvets and the woodburner's flue upstairs is a clever design feature that adds to the luxurious feel. Catherine and Nic are nothing short of delightful. They are passionate about what they do - and they do it perfectly. With our haul from the local butcher in the aga, we charged our glasses with Catherine's homemade cider and felt thoroughly smug - mission accomplished!

Lauren, London

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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Catherine Prindezis

  • Cider Mill Cottage is a perfect romantic, rural, retreat.....enter the peace and tranquility of the Teme Valley. It is true Bucolic Bliss.
  • Real countryside. No traffic, no noise, just unspoilt views. Relax, unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday living.
  • Put on your walking shoes and head off along the footpaths leading from the garden. Bring your dog and enjoy the wonderful countryside. You'll possibly see Red Kites, Buzzards, Brown Hares, and Barn Owls swooping the driveway at dusk.
  • Ask about the numerous local pubs and restaurants you should visit. Enjoy Gastro cuisine or local ales and ciders all within a short journey.
  • Visit the historic towns of Malvern, Worcester and Ludlow and enjoy visits to their theatres, restaurants, Castle and museums.
  • Take a trip to the wonderful English Heritage and National Trust properties nearby including the magnificent Witley Court.