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Maddle Brook Safari

Byford, Herefordshire, England

A beautiful safari canvas lodge that sits on a 3000 acre family estate with lots to do. 3 night min stay. Closed in winter.

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Sleeps 4+1 people
Minimum 3 night stay with Monday/Friday arrivals
Welcomes 1 well behaved dog (1 additional by arrangement)
Location: Byford, Herefordshire
Parking: If dry: 30 meters otherwise 500 meters and transfer to Lodge by 4X4.

Maddle Brook Safari Lodge will give you lasting memories of a great holiday. The lodge sits within a 3,000 acre family estate. If you enjoy activities then you can arrange archery. canoeing and mountain bikes with local companies, or just bring your own bikes and canoes.


1 double bed in a separate room, bunk beds in a curtained off den, additional small child (under 7 on a 'ready bed' - £25). All bedding provided.

The safari tent is equipped with a kitchenette, small gas oven and hob, solar fridge, sink with hot and cold water, store cupboards and utensils provided.

10 meters away there is a cabin with a hot shower and hand-basin with hot and cold water. Shampoo and towels provided.

Heating is provided by a log burner, enough wood provided for stay (additional baskets at cost).

Parking is dependent on weather, if it's dry then you can part 30 meters from the lodge, otherwise parking is 500 meters away but you will be transferred via a farm 4X4.


Decked area, fire pit, hammock, stream and private river. Aces to a private Wye river and farmland.

Room Types

Family Rooms
Whole property for 5 or more

Nearest Airport/s

Manchester Airport