Friends of Old Rectory


Supporting the Herefordshire
Farmers Market Group


The Butchers Arms
at Eldersfield


The Plough and Harrow
at Guarlford

The Bell at Bosbury


2010 & 2011 Winners of
Flavours of Hereforshire

Welcome to The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast, Cradley, Malvern, we are pleased to offer luxurious Bed and Breakfast and evening meals. Our magnificent listed Georgian property is set in the idillic village of Cradley and nestles at the foot of the Malvern Hills in an area of outstanding natural beauty and is considered one of the finest Old Rectories in this part of the county.


The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast halls are surmounted by a stunning atrium, has a curving Staircase leading to the beautifully decorated bedrooms. The hall leads to the drawing room, formal dining room with its superbly sophisticated décor adorned with Claire's fabulous paintings, the delightful Morning Room and the Library which has a historical inscription on one pane of the window.


The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast are open all year so come and stay for a while at Easter or for a very special treat at Christmas.


Relax at our Bed and Breakfast near Malvern? The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast is particularly well suited for complete relaxation. Large open fires are always lit when the weather dictates and the house is always adorned with fresh flowers. Your stay could be for an intimate weekend, house-party or group booking where friends can occupy the whole house for celebrations, shoot dinners, corporate breakfasts and lunches, walking parties, reunions, small conferences or similar gatherings are all welcomed. We can also cater for Weddings as we are next door to the Church of St James the Great, Cradley with a private entrance making it a very special venue.


The living in the Village of Cradley was one of the most valuable in the Diocese; The Bishop of Hereford was the patron and to Cradley came some of the most accomplished and influential clergy. The Old Rectory is listed and has the following description on the Historic Herefordshire site:


Whilst we feel that The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast in Cradley, Malvern is predominantly an adult setting, well behaved children will be welcome as will well behaved dogs.


Good food is a very high priority at The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast. We pride ourselves in using organic producers from the Malvern area where possible and of course guests can enjoy the harvests from our own vegetable and herb gardens.

The Old Rectory, Cradley, Nr Malvern, Worcestershire WR13 5LQ