Set on a family run beef and sheep farm within the Brecon Beacons National Park the Holiday Cottage is near the Monmothshire and Brecon Canal and the delightful country towns of Abergavenny, Usk and Monmouth. Canal boats can be hired from Goytre Wharf nearby, and the cottage also has great road and rail links to Cardiff making it within reach for sports and other events at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Surrounded by rolling countryside there is also a great local pub within walking distance. The are also many great walks nearby including trails from the doorstep.
Being on the Eastern edge of the Brecon Beacons means great access to the main road networks and London is only 2 hours away on the M4.
Lounge with 2 sofas, TV, DVD and a wide range of local information leaflets.
Fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, microwave and washing machine. Table and chairs for 4.
Ground cloakroom with WC with shower unit and drying facilities for walkers.
Double bedroom with en-suite facilities, bath and shower over bath.
Double en-suite room with shower unit.
Large shared garden area with plenty of space for children to enjoy.
- Welcome pack on arrival includes tea, coffee, sugar, milk and home-made cakes . Let us know if you're celebrating a special occasion and we will also include an extra surprise in your welcome pack.
- Bed linen and towels provided.
- Electricity & central heating included.
- High chair and travel cot available. Please bring your own bed linen for the cot.
- Wi-fi available.
- If you wish, we can also book a table in advance for you at one of the recommended local restaurants. Let us know when and what kind of food and setting you require and we will do the rest.
- The following items are also provided at the cottage for your stay… Kitchen: salt and pepper, kitchen roll, washing up liquid/dishwasher tabs, new dishcloths and scourers, tin foil and cling film. Bathroom: liquid hand soap and 2 toilet rolls per toilet. General cleaning products: bleach, shower cleaner, anti bacterial spray etc.
- Supermarket deliveries available from all major brands and some local options also available.
- No smoking inside and no pets. This property has a £150 good housekeeping refundable bond, which is payable to Wales Cottage Holidays along with the balance of your holiday. Alternatively, you can waiver this bond by paying a non-refundable fee of £5 per person instead.
At a Glance
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 3 Bath/shower rooms
- No pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- Equipped with a highchair
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a washing machine
- No smoking
- Private parking
- Nearest shop: 4 miles away
- Coast: 25 miles away
- Nearest pub: 4 miles away
This Cottage is joined to some farm outbuildings but is detached from the main farmhouse that is located across the cobbled courtyard. The nearset pub is only 10 mins away and dates back to the 18th Century. It is a traditional country pub with great food and specialist cask ales. The nearest shop is only 1 mile away in the village of Goytre, whilst Abergavenny is only 7 miles away (10 mins by car) and has plenty of shops selling great local produce and also supermarkets. The town of Pontypool with its rich industrial heritage is only 4 miles to the south. Goytre Wharf is only half a mile form the cottage and here you can hire boats on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. The Canal is considered by many to be Britain's most picturesque canal and also has great walking along its towpath.
The Brecon Beacons National Park covers 520 square miles of landscape that includes mountains, waterfalls, rivers and canals and is an ideal natural playground for walking, cycling, horse riding, fishing and also star gazing (officially a Dark Sky Reserve due to outstanding quality of the night sky). Pen y Fan is the highest mountain in the range at 886 meters and is a popular walk. Other notable mountains and great for walking are Skirid and the Sugar Loaf.
Big Pit mining museum and World Heritage site at Blaenavon is 10 miles away and offers a great insight into the heritage of South Wales and is well worth a visit. The museum includes an underground tour of the old mine shafts and really gives you an honest perspective of what life was like for the tens of thousands of men that worked in these harsh conditions.
The surrounding area also has many other attractions that are worth a visit including Raglan Castle, Tredegar House (National Trust Property), Tintern Abbey, Wye Valley, Vale of Usk and Caerleon Roman Fortress. For sports events or for some retail therapy then Cardiff is only 20 miles away.
This area is a 'food lovers' paradise as there are several famous restaurants including both the Hardwick and The Walnut Tree in Abergavenny. The Abergavenny Food festival is also a popular annual event.
Llandegfedd lake offers a wide range of watersports including Canoeing, sailing dinghies and rowing boats. 5.2 miles
Spectacular walks can be found in the Beacons National Park with the peak of Pen y Fan. Others include Sugar Loaf and Usk Valley walk. More local walks from the doorstep 0.1 miles.
Permits and day tickets are available for the superb wild brown trout, salmon and sea trout (sewin) fishing on the river Usk. 4 miles
Course fishing - Llandegfedd has produced record sized fish over the years and offer day tickets. 5.2 miles. Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal is the closest mark. 0.5 miles
Alice Springs Golf Course has 36 holes for golfers of all levels. 3 miles
Abergavenny - Golf Course and Celtic Manor Ryder Cup Course
Great local trails and country routes including (NCN Route 49) from Abergavenny through Monmouthshire. 6 miles
Bike Park Wales offes world class mountain biking. 25 miles.
Trek in the Black Mountains with Grange Trekking Centre for experienced riders and beginners. 21 miles.
Exceeded expectations. Really enjoyable. Visit the big pit for a real feel of Welsh life. Get out and enjoy the countryside and amazing landscape.Meaden Family from Reading - 12th August 2016
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