Bryn Cain Coach House offers the perfect home for visitors looking to sample the magical Welsh combination of good food, wonderful walking and world class sport. Located within walking distance of renowned pub, The Hardwick, the Coach House enjoys great views and good road links. Its attractive exterior is matched by a comfortable and tasteful interior - ideal for a couple or family looking for a base from which to explore the local countryside and try out the many award-winning eateries in the area. Bryn Cain Coach House will suit keen golfers who can "walk in the footsteps of the great" and play a round of golf on the Ryder Cup course at Celtic Manor - just a few miles away. For a special treat the cottage is close to The Hardwick restaurant, run by TV chef, Stephen Terry the retaurant is much reviewed and very popular so remember book early to avoid disappointment.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms - Ground floor
Bryn Cain Coach House is very pretty from the outside and this continues through to the comfortable and attractive interior. The well-equipped, open plan kitchen has ample work and storage space as well as an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a dining table and chairs.
The attractive living area has comfortable sofas and chairs, a TV with DVD player, music centre and a woodburning stove. There are French doors leading out to the patio.
Bedroom 1: King-size bedroom which also benefits from French doors onto the enclosed patio
Bedroom 2: a twin room - both light and bright.
The bathroom has a bath with shower over, toilet and handbasin.
Providing living and sleeping accommodation all on one floor, Bryn Cain offers 2 bedrooms and all the modern comforts with the old beams and stone walls. The spacious, modern kitchen is a particular advantage, providing plenty of room for a small family. The wood-burning stove is a lovely feature in the sitting room, but with underfloor heating throughout, Bryn Cain has a cosy feel regardless. Two sets of french doors lead out onto a sunny patio with furniture - the perfect spot to soak up the sun.
A foodie's paradise
Bryn Cain Coach House is ideally located for those interested in visiting the pubs and restaurants that have put this region of the country on the "good food map". There are four notably superb eateries within 20 miles and many others for you to discover. These include two Michelin starred restaurants, The Walnut Tree is 6 miles away and The Crown at Whitebrook. Bryn Cain is also within easy reach of the celebrated Bell at Skenfrith, Michelin pub of the year in 2007 and recipient of 2 AA rosettes. Finally, The Hardwick is less than a mile away and is another multi-award winning gastropub. Run by Stephen Terry the Michelin starred restauranteur who has appeared on BBC, The Hardwick won Welsh restaurant of the year in 2008 and its fantastic reputation continues today - Michelle Roux's "favourite Welsh restaurant".
Time your visit to coincide with the annual Abergavenny Food Festival - held in September - enjoy Welsh hospitality and sample some amazing local produce.
Discover local myths and legends whilst walking the countryside.
With all that eating visitors to Bryn Cain will be glad to know that the surrounding countryside provides some fabulous walking and cycle trails. The nearby Skirrid Mountain is rich in legend and mystery. Its unusual shape has given rise to numerous superstitions. According to one, the notch on its west side was caused by the underside of Noah's ark and others claim that the ravine which splits the mountain in two appeared when a bolt of lightning marked Christ's crucifixion.
Choose a walking route over the mountain that brings you pass Llanvihangel Court and the peacocks that patrol the grounds there. Then quench your thirst at the ancient Skirrid Inn - reputed to be Wales' oldest pub. Bryn Cain is well placed for visitors wishing to explore the Golden Valley, Brecon Beacons or the Black Mountains.
Abergavenny 3 miles, Crickhowell 10 miles, Monmouth 14 miles.
If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth, Ann or Carolyn.
Spectacular mountain scenery, a bustling market town and foods galore – Abergavenny has all the ingredients for a great holiday. Abergavenny is famed for its annual Food Festival, but you can enjoy fantastic food here all year round. For a special occasion, try The Hardwick, The Angel, The Skirrid or The Walnut Tree. Abergavenny is a great base for fantastic walking, mountain biking and road biking in the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons. It's easy to reach (just half an hour from the Severn Bridge) and great for a car-less holiday, with a railway station and a good bus service. For more information have a look at Abergavenny's Tourist Information Centre website. Read more about Abergavenny