The Old Post House Barn

Ashton Under Hill, Nr. Evesham, Worcestershire
Self-catering
+44 (0)1386 882466
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In a mellowstone village with a jolly pub, a super raftered barn with generous touches. Friendly owners next door know the Cotswolds well...

Bed

2 beds

Bedroom

2 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 4

The Experience

You are in the heart of a beautiful village – brimming with Cotswold stone walls, tiled roofs, hanging baskets, two churches, cricket ground and jolly pub. This converted 1651 barn shares the owners’ drive; Karen and Paul, green-fingered, open their garden for cream teas in June. Step in to find ground-floor bedrooms, not huge but with thick mattresses and goose down, one with a charming wrought-iron bed, and super bathrooms with travertine floors and glass-tiled showers. More stylishness awaits at the top of the central spiral stair, where ancient oak beams support a large luminous living space of spotlit walls, wooden floors, charcoal sofas… and books, games, retro CDs, DVDs, freeview TV and wood-burner for cosy evenings in. To the side is the kitchen, a convivial space in which cooks can chop and stir. Walks are marked and gloriously rural; Stratford (for theatres) and Cheltenham (festivals and races) are close. Karen, a keen runner and mountain biker, will help you plan routes, and Bredon Hill beckons between old thatched roofs – take time to discover more.

Essentials

  • EV charger
  • Self check-in
  • 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
  • Fire guard
  • Cot available

Nearby

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

Activities

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

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Booking restrictions
Children over 10 welcome. Short breaks available.
Closed
Rarely.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £150
Weekly price
from £714
1 Barn for 4
From £1502 beds2 bedrooms

Reviews

What a gem of a barn conversion, beautiful decor, comfortable beds and super hot showers. Loved the little extras. Fresh flowers on the table, milk and Prosecco. Set in a gorgeous village, the pub opposite was lovely also. Karen and Paul super hosts. A fabulous relaxing 3 nights. We will be returning .

Jayne, Pembrokeshire

This summer will be our tenth visit to the barn, which I think speaks volumes (and especially as I’m a travel agent !) . We love the spacious comfy living which is perfect to enjoy with another couple or children. The pub across the road offers fabulous hearty food and there are so many wonderful places to visit by car . Karen and Paul are extremely approachable and fantastic hosts .. highly recommended to all!

Vanessa, Leicester

We had a perfect weekend! Cosy rooms with everything we needed and lovely extra touches. Karen and Paul were fantastic hosts and the friendly and reasonably priced pub over the road meant that we didn't have to cook! The village was delightful and we walked through fields of lambs with great views over the hills. Lots to explore at a short drive away.

Tina, Chiddingfold

Lovely barn in the heart of the village. Spacious accommodation, hosted by friendly hosts. I personally enjoyed the powerful shower and large en-suite. Would highly recommend.

Janet, Headcorn

We had a really lovely peaceful and relaxing time at The Barn. Karen and Paul were excellent hosts and were helpful and welcoming. The Barn has everything you need for a luxurious stay and it had a really cosy atmosphere. The location was excellent and accessible to lots of interesting villages and towns.

Helen, St.Albans

The barn was absolutely perfect for our family weekend, exactly what we’d hoped for. It is so cosy and in such a perfect location, with lovely walks from the doorstep. Ideal midway point for us coming from London and Cheshire, we will definitely be planning another visit. Thank you Karen.

Caroline

What a gem, the barn is so comfortable, spotlessly clean and simply charming. It is in a fantastic location being just a short drive from beautiful chocolate box villages and stunning walks. The village pub just across the road from the barn is welcoming and serves excellent hearty pub grub. The cottage host was friendly and knowledgeable about the local area and the chilled fizz and primed log burner waiting for us were a lovely touch. We will definitely be returning, wonderful stay, thank you.

Leanda, Kent

Such a beautiful barn conversion and place to stay. It was my first visit to the area and it didn’t disappoint . Karen is a very friendly host who gave us lots of information on places to visit. The Star Inn across the road is a lovely village pub. What a lovely place to stay!

Amy, Kent

An excellent base for exploring the area with luxury barn conversion to return to. Comfy beds, Woodburn, and everything we needed for our stay. Friendly welcome and village, and definitely plan to return.

Yvonne, Cardiff

A lovely three days stay at last after having to cancel twice over the last 18 months; worth the wait to experience Karen and Paul’s friendly and generous welcome to their beautiful barn. We only scraped the surface of places to visit within half an hour’s journey, so will definitely be back again to further explore and relax in front of the wood burner and cross the road to tasty pub food at The Star. Then again, the very well equipped kitchen beckons too and the comfortable sofas and beds…… Thank you for all the little touches of welcome.

Clare, Seaton

The barn is an excellent conversion and a great base for exploring the area. Karen is a very friendly and knowledgeable host who gave us a comprehensive list of places to visit. The Star Inn across the road is a superb village pub and the food is excellent (and plentiful)! There are numerous walks from the doorstep and lovely places to visit within a short distance.

Simon & Angela, Leeds

Another lovely stay at this beautiful Barn in a gorgeous Cotswold village. We enjoyed a few days with friends here over the Bank Holiday. It’s a great place to share with friends or family as you each have a lovely bedroom and a wonderful bathroom. Up the spiral staircase and you have everything you need for a wonderful stay. Come rain or shine it’s ideal, the cosy log burner is so lovely for the cold nights but also you have a pretty little garden you can use for drinks if the weather is good. Also a great pub across the road too-what more could you want! Looking forward to our next stay!

Ruth, Hemel Hempstead

This barn in our opinion is perfect and fully equipped. There isn't anything that isn't supplied. The hostess was very helpful and friendly. We hope to return.

Richard and June, Pulborough

We have just returned from a wonderful short break at The Old Post Barn - and what a superb break it was! Karen is a delightful, warm, welcoming host who really does go the extra mile to make you feel like a visiting friend rather than a guest. The house itself is so, so comfortable - spotlessly clean and beautifully equipped - full of special personal touches to make it really cosy. We can't thank you enough Karen for all your kindness.

Jan, Kingsdown, Deal

The Old Post House Barn is comfortable, clean and well equipped. The location is excellent for walking and visiting the Cotswolds while being in a lovely village. Karen and Paul are great hosts, friendly and helpful.

Gilly, Haslemere

The Old Post Office Barn is like a real home from home, beautifully restored and very comfortable. Very well located for exploring the Cotswolds.

Lin, Westerham

Beautiful location and superb accommodation - walks on the doorstep and a fab pub too!! Karen was so helpful, with top tips where to walk and where to visit ..... had such a relaxing break and can’t wait to go back.

Vicky, Wimborne

Just returned from reunion with dear friend at this gorgeous, spacious barn. What a find! It's warm, and supremely comfortable- beds, towels etc are exactly as you would want them, bathrooms beautiful and sparklingly clean. Sofas are perfect for sinking into for long leisurely chats by the fire, the kitchen has everything you need. The little garden is delightful. Location is perfect for Cotswolds tours -Hidcote, Broadway, Chipping Campden, are all less than half an hour away. Karen is a charming host (flowers, Prosecco in the fridge) and makes you feel very welcome and well looked after.

Elena, Birmingham

Just returned from our first visit to The Old Post House Barn and it certainly won't be our last. What a wonderful, cosy, relaxing place. Spotlessly clean and extremely well fitted out with everything you need and the personal touches from Karen are so kind and thoughtful. Great position in the area with wonderful walks on the doorstep and great pubs locally. Thank you Karen, we can't wait to come back.

Brian, Buckinghamshire

Quiet, easy to get to location in beautiful village which is off the tourist track. Many points of interest in the North Cotswolds and Vale of Evesham are just a short distance away, but location is good for walking and exercise: great views from the top of Bredon Hill and the footpath starts across the road. The barn is immaculate, comfortable and well equipped, Karen is welcoming but never obtrusive. The pub is just across the road with a large garden for anyone worried about social distancing, but watch the portion sizes!

Kevin & Fiona, North Yorkshire

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Karen & Paul Rowley

  • Walker's paradise with the stunning Cotswold Way close by, along with many other beautiful walks. From the barn walk to the top of Bredon Hill, one of the largest outlier Cotswolds or wander up Dumbleton Hill with its famous cricket pitch.
  • Visit the Cotswold's highest castle, Broadway Tower. On a clear day you can see up to 16 counties. Have a cream tea whilst watching the tame deer. Walk down the hill looking at views to die for. Shop your heart out in chic Broadway village below.
  • Go to Snowshill where Bridget Jones scenes were filmed in summer complete with artificial snow and christmas lights! Visit the fascinating Snowshill Manor, the ultimate hoarder's paradise from penny farthings to samurai swords!
  • Visit our beautiful restored 1930s cinema, The Regal, in Evesham. As well as all the latest films, see musicians, comedians and live sports and opera events. Delicious snacks and drinks delivered to your luxurious swivel seats, you won't want to leave!
  • Keen cyclists? Follow in the tracks of Tour of Britain cyclists over to Saxon Winchcombe. Cycle to beautiful Hidcote Manor Gardens or Croome Park. Visit in April and challenge your fitness with some serious offroading in our HONC mtb challenge.
  • Dangerously close to the barn is our local, The Star Inn! Good pub grub with two for one offers, Specials menus featuring locally reared pork or game, vegetarian dishes etc. Live music in The Snug every month. Real ales & good selection of gins to try.