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Secluded and peaceful location
Handcrafted luxurious shepherds hut
Uninterrupted views
Al fresco dining
Wood-fired hot tub
Curious neighbours
Views of the valley below
Plenty of places to relax and enjoy the views
Dine outside with this spectacular backdrop
Wood-fired hot tub
Private path to woodland walks
The incredible view
Perfect seclusion
Light and airy interiors
Cabin king-size double bed with plenty of storage
Cosy and comfortable
Finishing touches
Log burning stove and oven
All the kitchen equipment you should need
Views across the Monmouthshire countryside from the hut
Enter the wood for a magical stay
Wind your way to the hut
When the blue stuff is as impressive as the landscape...
View at sunset
Gateway to countryside walks
Nestled in an ancient woodland
1 / 26  Secluded and peaceful location
2 / 26  Handcrafted luxurious shepherds hut
3 / 26  Uninterrupted views
4 / 26  Al fresco dining
5 / 26  Wood-fired hot tub
6 / 26  Curious neighbours
7 / 26  Views of the valley below
8 / 26  Plenty of places to relax and enjoy the views
9 / 26  Dine outside with this spectacular backdrop
10 / 26  Wood-fired hot tub
11 / 26  Private path to woodland walks
12 / 26  The incredible view
13 / 26  Perfect seclusion
14 / 26  Light and airy interiors
15 / 26  Cabin king-size double bed with plenty of storage
16 / 26  Cosy and comfortable
17 / 26  Finishing touches
18 / 26  Log burning stove and oven
19 / 26  All the kitchen equipment you should need
20 / 26  Views across the Monmouthshire countryside from the hut
21 / 26  Enter the wood for a magical stay
22 / 26  Wind your way to the hut
23 / 26  When the blue stuff is as impressive as the landscape...
24 / 26  View at sunset
25 / 26  Gateway to countryside walks
26 / 26  Nestled in an ancient woodland

View Of The Valley Hut

Monmouth (3.4mls NW), Wye Valley
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Romantic
Off the beaten track
High up on a Hill
Rustic
Glamping
Fire Pit
Shepherd Hut
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A romantic hideaway nestled within a bluebell woodland
  • Explore the gloriously green Usk Valley
  • A perfect secluded spot for walks, camp fires and escaping reality
Property code: 44128

Elevate your glamping excursion with a stay in this idyllic shepherd’s hut, a place with incredible Wye Valley views and a private wood-fired hot tub from which to admire them. Made with two guests in mind, this romantic bolthole invites visitors to embrace all of the appealing elements of a country stay including nights by the fire pit and lazing in the hammock with a good book. It has, however, been sympathetically modernised to feature everything you need for an exceptionally comfortable stay, including the softest king-size bed with fresh linens, a wood burner inside and a separate bathroom with all the necessary plumbing.

On arrival, you’ll first notice the beautiful outdoor space that this property offers, set beneath a towering tree with a bistro set and far-reaching views. Take a few steps up and into the property to be greeted by charming country elements and extremely comfortable furnishings. In this studio-style space, there’s a cubby with a king-size bed on one side and a kitchenette on the other, complete with armchairs by the wood burner at its centre. The kitchen facilities are enough for rustling up light meals and the shower room is accessed just next door.

Within walking distance of the River Wye and the England-Wales border, you’re well-positioned to explore Wy Valley beauty throughout your time here. An ever-popular walking route that follows this direction is the Offa’s Dyke Path, a route that plots up through Monmouth (4.5 miles) and beyond. Monmouth itself is a vibrant little town with a castle, independent shops and plenty of pubs and cafes. Heading deeper into Wales, find other local towns including Abergavenny (16.5 miles) and Usk (12.5 miles) worth a visit, each with its own independent spirit and with walking routes to trek all around them.

  • 1 bedroom – 1 king-size
  • 1 bathroom – 1 shower room with WC
  • Wood burning oven, dual gas hob, fridge and toaster
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Portable DVD, Bluetooth DAB radio
  • Wood-fired hot tub
  • Set in private bluebell woodland with fire pit, BBQ, hammock, outdoor furniture
  • Direct access into the neighbouring field for walks and picnics
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 3.5 miles
  • Please note that the site is fenced, however, there is usually livestock in the surrounding fields, and dogs should be kept under control at all times
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Avril Hitchman

This property is personally managed by Avril.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 43 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Justin 8th January 2024

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Reviewed by Clare 24th November 2023

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Such a beautiful and cosy hut with spectacular views. We felt at home straight away and enjoyed relaxing in the peace and quiet. This little cabin had everything you need and the hot tub under the stars was amazing!

Reviewed by Hayley 19th November 2023

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Reviewed by Sophie 23rd October 2023

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Reviewed by Libby 16th October 2023

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This was the most idyllic place we have stayed. Everything was perfect. The owners even left fresh milk, eggs from their chickens and Welsh cakes for us on arrival which was a lovely surprise. The bed was the comfiest I have ever slept on and all you can hear is the nature outside! Our gas did run out one morning but we called the number left in thRead moree book and the owner came down very quickly with his wonderful sheepdog Beth and replaced the canister in no time at all! Very nice and helpful gent! Hide

Reviewed by Chris 22nd September 2023

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Reviewed by Georgia 15th September 2023

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This was my partner and I's first ever holiday together, and it was absolutely fantastic! The location and views are phenomenal, the hosts were lovely and friendly, the price was more than reasonable in our eyes and the hut had everything we needed and more. We had such a wonderful time and we really can't thank our hosts enough x

Reviewed by Hannah 11th September 2023

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The shepherd hut exceeded my expectations. The location is in the woods is idyllic and it was so peaceful. The fact that the woods are fenced in was ideal for my dogs as they had the freedom to sniff at their leisure. The kitchen is well equipped to do basic cooking, and the hut itself is so comfortable and cosy. The eggs, milk and Welsh cakes on wRead moreelcome were a lovely added extra. As others have mentioned, be careful of attracting the hornets as it goes to dusk and dark with the lights on. Hide

Reviewed by Louise 18th August 2023

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Lovely shepherds hut accessed along a woodland path. Stunning views with swing seats from an old oak tree. Well equipped with indoor and outdoor furniture and a super comfy bed! Great location to explore too, will definitely be back.

Reviewed by Olivia 28th July 2023

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Such a lovely and private location, the view is incredible. Loved having the field of sheep next to us aswell. Can't really fault this place. The bed was very cosy and comfortable. Just be careful not to leave the windows/door open at night with any lights on as huge hornets will fly in, we got 3 in at once as we left the door open since the oven kRead moreicks out a lot of heat for hours after you use it. But it's in a great location for things to do and places to eat so you can't really go wrong. Hide

Reviewed by Neil 21st July 2023

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So peaceful and calm, noone within miles except sheep. Just a shame about the weather. Hot tub was amazing. Was expecting to feel cold during the nights and in the morning but was very warm and cozy.

Reviewed by Debbie 7th July 2023

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Lovely stay in the Shepherds hut very quiet and secluded. Comfy bed and loved relaxing in the hot tub.

Reviewed by Tracey 30th June 2023

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We really enjoyed our stay at the View of the Valley hut. The location was stunning and remote, which was just what we wanted and the hut itself was just gorgeous with every little detail thought of. We loved the hammock chairs overlooking the stunning valley view and spend many a happy hour sat in them with blankets over us (it was chilly) readingRead more our books and enjoying the lovely scenery. A perfect way to enjoy our Silver Wedding Anniversary break, would highly recommend and hope to return. Hide

Reviewed by Eleanor 26th June 2023

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Wow! What a view .. perfect and peaceful everything you would need from a week away! I would mention the wood is not properly seasoned, so it is tricky to get going, and we didn't realise there was any coal for the BBQ until the last night (I think the intro guide needs updating) great for dogs and Monmouth had some great dog friendly places (CoffiRead more Lab and estero lounge) Hide

Reviewed by Jennifer 19th June 2023

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Our third amazing visit and it did not disappoint. Hoping to keep going back for many years to come! Thank you for providing a perfect hut in a perfect location!

Reviewed by Georgiana 15th May 2023

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This is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been! The views alone make it worth paying to stay here but the hut is also lovely. The bed is really comfortable and there is everything you need to do simple meals in the kitchen. My dogs loved the bluebell wood and it was great that they could roam freely. I was incredibly blessed with the weaRead morether and was able to sit outside the whole time. I saw deer, a hare and lots of birds. Perfect place for countryside lovers. Hide

Reviewed by Lori 12th May 2023

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We had the most amazing weekend secluded away from the rest of the world surrounded by bluebells, peace and serenity. The views and sunset were gorgeous and we enjoyed our time chatting away in the swinging chairs, around the fire and in the hot tub. Would recommend to any couple wanting a wholesome stay, it was worth every penny!

Reviewed by Anthony 28th April 2023

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Reviewed by Miriam 24th April 2023

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Wonderful hut in an amazing location with great views and lots to do in surrounding area. Hut itself is well equipped for cosy nights in avoiding the cold or out in the sunshine around the camp fire. The bed is SO comfortable!!! A real home from home, we can't wait to visit again.

Reviewed by Janette 14th April 2023

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Just the perfect getaway. Full of charm and very peaceful.

Reviewed by Beth 17th March 2023

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Myself & my partner stayed in this gorgeous location for 2 nights and had a wonderful stay. The views of the valley are stunning and the hut was very comfortable, the perfect romantic getaway! Big thanks to Tim, an excellent host.

Reviewed by Sarah 27th January 2023

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Amazing place to stay, comfort and views are excellent and we will definitely be booking again soon!

Reviewed by Thomas 20th January 2023

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Reviewed by Terence 9th December 2022

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Reviewed by Ursula 10th October 2022

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Absolutely incredible! If you want peace and quiet, and to relax, then this is the place for you. We stayed for 4 nights in October and it was perfect.l. no one else about, apart from the odd farmer and cows/sheep in the fields. The hot tub is a nice touch, the swings are ideally placed to watch the sun rise and sun set, and the cabin is lovely, anRead mored high quality. We will be returning. Hide

Reviewed by Alice 7th October 2022

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An absolutely beautiful slice of peace and tranquillity. The shepherds hut itself was cosy and welcoming with gorgeous finishing touches. The outside areas were absolute heaven. The swinging seats with that view - wow! So lovely to also have the firepit and wood-fired hot tub. We hope to be back soon. Thank you.

Reviewed by Sam 3rd October 2022

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A beautiful and remote location to reconnect with nature and solitude Perfect

Reviewed by Paul 12th September 2022

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This is our second visit here and it was even better than the last time. The hut and the surroundings are pretty much perfect and there is everything you need and more besides. The sunsets are amazing and it is lovely to sit in the swing chairs or tub to watch it. We enjoyed sitting around the firepit of an evening and we heard the owls each night.Read more All in all pretty much perfect! Hide

Reviewed by Angela 5th September 2022

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Wow! What a beautiful, secluded location. Wonderfully thought out accommodation for such a compact living area. If peace, tranquility and fresh air is what you are looking for this is definitely the place. We loved every minute.

Reviewed by Nicola 2nd September 2022

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Absoutley perfect way to spend our mini moon, just the 2 of us, in a very peaceful, secluded and beautiful spot. The views are simply amazing, we sat in those swings for hours just relaxing, talking, laughing and occasionally crying happy tears. The milk, eggs and welsh cakes was a lovely gesture and very much appreciated. We made good use of the hRead moreot tub during the day and at night. Thankyou again, we hope to return one day soon. Hide

Reviewed by David 15th August 2022

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Reviewed by Andy 8th August 2022

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Such an amazing place. I couldnt recommend it enough. A truly special private get away space especially watching the sun go down in the hot tub.

Reviewed by Jez 29th July 2022

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Had a fantastic stay at the view of the valley - it really is a special place in the most scenic location. The hut is so cosy and has everything you need - but the breathtaking views are the real star of the show - especially when lying in the hammock watching the sun go down. We cant wait to return.

Reviewed by Elliot 8th July 2022

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This is such a lovely place to escape reality, the views are phenomenal and its such a cozy little place to stay at. The hot tub is great and with a beautiful view too.

Reviewed by Ellie 27th June 2022

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We spent an amazing week for our honeymoon staying at the hut. Our two dogs had full run of the woods, truly dog-friendly! Comfy bed, generous supplies on arrival and a beautiful setting. The hot tub was great but getting it going and keeping it going was a bit cumbersome, especially in the rain however this will not stop up coming again! 10/10!

Reviewed by Emily 17th June 2022

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The most amazing get away location. Me and my boyfriend visited over a weekend in June with our two dachshunds. The hut was perfect and the views were out of this world. Plenty to do in the surrounding location. Beautiful walks and lots of castles and over doggy friendly places to visit!

Reviewed by Cathleen 13th June 2022

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Wonderful views. So quiet and peaceful. Well equipped. Hot tub was lovely. Watch out for the frog who lives in the wall by the hot tub and likes to peep on you whilst you bathe!!

Reviewed by Shannon 30th May 2022

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We had the most wonderful honeymoon break in this beautiful and peaceful hut. The fresh eggs, Welsh cakes and milk were a lovely touch and we had plenty of firewood for use throughout the stay. The complementary fizz was also very much appreciated. Such a kind and thoughtful gesture. Will definitely recommend to family and friends. Thank you!

Reviewed by Craig 22nd April 2022

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Absolutely stunning location. Saw the bluebells in full flower and lambs but each season would offer something different. Wonderful relaxing place hut and amenities fantastic. Chepstow a short drive away. Couldnt find a fault and we glamp regularly. Loved the hot tub too.

Reviewed by Silvia 15th April 2022

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What an absolutely beauty this cottage is, will definitely come back

Reviewed by Claire 25th March 2022

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Reviewed by Louisa 18th March 2022

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We had such a lovely stay, everything was perfect and the little touches made all the difference! A perfect place to relax

Reviewed by Janice 21st February 2022

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Beautiful location, perfectly equipped, cozy, comfortable and tranquil. The hut is gorgeous and has everything you need. I felt recharged and refreshed after my holiday here. Thoroughly recommend.

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Secluded and peaceful location
Handcrafted luxurious shepherds hut
Uninterrupted views
Al fresco dining
Wood-fired hot tub
Curious neighbours
Views of the valley below
Plenty of places to relax and enjoy the views
Dine outside with this spectacular backdrop
Wood-fired hot tub
Private path to woodland walks
Show 14 moreThe incredible view

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