Close to a handful of walks including a circular route from Crickhowell (8 miles) to Table Mountain, this dwelling is perfect for lovers of the great outdoors. Return home, kick off your shoes and cosy up in front of the TV.
Sleeping four guests, this rural holiday cottage in Monmouthshire is set on a working farm at the gateway to the Brecon Beacons National Park. It’s ideal for families or friends who want to explore the region, while Herefordshire is also in reach (5 miles). Enjoy mountain and waterside views from the property and wake up to a natural playground of countryside and abundant wildlife each day. You’ll find a shop and pub within a mile of the property, and delicious Welsh food produce at the popular Abergavenny Food Festival (2.5 miles).
Step inside this welcoming cottage where the open-plan living space is a haven of tranquillity. Make delicious home-cooked meals together with fresh ingredients from Abergavenny in the well-equipped kitchen. Feast around the dining table where you can chat about recipes and make plans for a new day. Settle into cosy sofas in the living area under the handsome timber-beamed ceiling and choose favourite films to watch on the TV and DVD player. When sleep calls, head upstairs to find two pretty bedrooms and a family bathroom. There’s a second holiday property on site which also sleeps four, and a shared laundry room with a washing machine and clothes airers.
Guests have access to a private fishing lake - see who can find the best catch. Enjoy a family hike on the Skirrid (4 miles) for wonderful vistas across the region. Take a day trip to Crickhowell (8 miles), where you can see the ancient ruins of Crickhowell Castle and join the annual walking festival in spring. Head for the fairways of Wenddu (3.5 miles), and Monmouthshire (4.5) golf clubs; or try a variety of outdoor pursuits in the National Park from cycling and caving to cruising along the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal (5 miles).