Welcome to The Bench Mark

The Bench Mark is a private house that offers accommodation either on a conventional B&B basis or on a weekday ‘bed only’ basis, depending on what the guest requires.  The house is comfortable and centrally heated throughout, with no TV making for a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere (there is free internet though).  There are two letting rooms, both singles, simply furnished but with comfortable beds and cotton bedlinen.  The shower room/wc is shared.  The back garden is moderately secure, if you are travelling by bike.

The 2020 rate for B&B is £35 per person per night with reductions for longer stays.  As I do not keep a fully-stocked larder, please make sure to call/email/text me in advance if you wish to make a booking.

I am not quite sure when I shall re-open in these plague-ridden times – and I certainly do not trust any government suggestions…  I think it unlikely to be before mid-August, but feel free to contact me for an update (see below)

Points of note:  the house has a steep, winding staircase and several steps, so is not suitable for anyone with mobility issues;  allergy sufferers should note there is a resident cat (and therefore of course I do not accept pets – nor do I accept guests under the age of 16).

I will also consider letting the rooms out to full-time (preferably male) lodgers over the age of 35.

For further details on any of the above options please contact me:


a: The Bench Mark, 21 Church Street, Kington, Herefordshire, HR5 3BE

e: thebenchmarkbnb@gmail.com

t:  01544-231994 (messages only). The mobile is usually the better bet: 07739-178237