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Self catering holiday cottages in Wye and Usk Valleys

Cottages listed in order of number of bedrooms.

In the south east corner of Wales, where England becomes Wales, the lovely Wye Valley and the Vale of Usk welcomes you with its diverse scenery and bustling towns. From the powerful Black Mountains in the north, to the marketplaces of Abergavenny and Monmouth in the centre, through to the rustic vales near Newport and Chepstow on the coast, you'll find a superb range of holiday cottages in Wye and Usk. Whether you are a family with young children looking for a well-equipped holiday home with a family room, cot and high chair, or a couple looking for a secluded idyll with cosy log fires and oak beams, you can be sure to find the perfect place to stay.


Strawberry Wood Barn, Cwmyoy, Monmouthshire, Wye and Usk Valleys

One master and 4 doubles/twins and a child's bed. Near Pub. Close to Abergavenny

Bedrooms: 6. Sleeps: 11.
One master and 4 doubles/twins and a child's bed. Near Pub. Close to Abergavenny

It has taken the owners over 4 years to turn the two barns into a luxury holiday home. Located in beautiful countryside, this property has a remote feel yet Abergavenny is only a 15 minute drive away and Hereford is 20 mins. Not that far from the property you can try out pony trekking, hang gliding, mountain biking, shooting and fishing or take in some castles. If you donít want to venture far, the local pub is a short walk away.
Rent from £950 per week.



Wentwood View, Chepstow, Wye and Usk Valleys

 Superb annexe. Short breaks.

Bedrooms: 3. Sleeps: 6.
Superb annexe. Short breaks.

Wentwood View accommodation situated in the beautiful and tranquil county of Monmouthshire. Located in a private garden with swimming pool (in season), babbling brook and 15 acres of grounds this holiday home is hard to beat. There are views of idyllic countryside and wooded vales, and the property is well positioned for plenty of outdoor pursuits - from walking and rambling, to riding, mountain biking, diving and canoeing. This unspoiled part of the country has many a lovely market towns Chepstow is 6 miles away and Monmouth and Abergavenny, the gorgeous Tintern Abbey, and the historic Severn Bridge are within easy reach.
Rent from £428 per week.



Swallow Cottage, Abergavenny, Llanfair Green, Wye and Usk Valleys

Family cottage with disabled access. Short breaks, full weeks & weekends.

Bedrooms: 3. Sleeps: 6.
Family cottage with disabled access. Short breaks, full weeks & weekends.
Dogs welcome
Disabled access

This child-friendly and accessible cottage is situated on a farm amidst beautiful countryside in Monmouthshire, 7 miles from the market town of Abergavenny. The cottage is perfect for exploring the local market towns and many historical attractions. The Castles of Chepstow, Caldicot and Raglan are all around 30 miles including the famous Tintern Abbey beloved by Wordsworth. And Blorenge and the Black Mountains are a short drive nearby. There many activities in the vicinity - horse riding, pony trekking, hang-gliding, cycling, canoeing, fishing and golf are all available close by. Children will love staying on the farm, meeting the farm animals and discovering the abundant wildlife.
Rent from £220 per week.



Clare's Cottage, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wye and Usk Valleys

1 double bedroom, 1 single bedroom+ put you up.  Short breaks.

Bedrooms: 2. Sleeps: 4.
1 double bedroom, 1 single bedroom+ put you up. Short breaks.
Dogs welcome

This gorgeous country cottage providing self-catering accommodation for up to 4 people is situated in the village of Itton, amidst the glorious countryside of Monmouthshire, Wales. It is ideally placed to explore the Wye Valley, Vale of Usk and Forest of Dean and is only 3 miles from Chepstow, home of the famous horseraces and described as the true gateway into Wales. There are an abundance of things to do in this part of Wales from walking, cycling, golf, canoeing and diving to shopping in Bristol and Bath, visiting historic castles or simply relax and watch the birds, badgers and squirrels that visit this lovely traditional Welsh cottage. The owner can provided transport for walkers at extra cost.
Rent from £240 per week.



Cycling enthusiastics renting holiday homes in Wye and Usk should consult cottage owners, who will be able to advise you where you can hire a cycle and enjoy the quiet country lanes, great for family rides from your doorstep. There are more demanding mountain-bike routes at the Black Mountains, with its wild castles and rugged moorland. And the area also offers plenty of opportunities for horse riding, pony trekking and walking. For the fearless, see the dramatic Wye and Usk from hundreds of feet up at the hang gliding or paragliding centre in Abergavenny. There are many large holiday homes for rent and group accommodation in large farmhouses or beautifully converted barns which can sleep groups of 10 or more. Larger groups can even holiday in a castle - the beautiful Wye and Usk Valleys have the highest concentration of castles per square mile in the UK and the landscape is dotted with fortresses, including the evocative ruin of Tintern Abbey. There are lots of historic market towns to explore and you will find very nice old inns and cafes with a unique flavour of Welsh and English influences. Abergavenny is an historic bustling centre and has a food festival annually - the food shops are excellent which is a great attraction if you are renting accommodation in Wye and Usk and want to eat great local produce. There are farmhouse kitchens with Aga ovens and Belfast sinks, as well as large pine tables and slate floors making cooking and dining a delightful part of your holiday.

Monmouth is a very historic market town and well worth a visit - and Newport, with its lovely floral displays, wetlands centre and continental markets, has so much to do and hundreds of beautifully maintained holiday cottages to choose from. If you wish to stay in pretty Hay-on-Wye during its famous book festival in August, you are advised to book early, but there are usually last minute Wye and Usk holiday cottages to be had in the surrounding villages. This is a really lovely part of Wales, easily accessible, yet world's apart.

If you are an angler wanting to make the most of the area's splendid waterways, there are many fishing lodges near the Wye and Usk rivers and the Llandegfedd reservoir. Or stay around the coast at Newport and Chepstow where you can enjoy year-round sea-fishing and take home your catch of the day to cook in a traditional kitchen. If you'd rather sample the region's growing reputation as a foodie's paradise, base yourself in one of the main towns and near pubs, restaurants and Wales' only Michelin starred restaurant, the Whitebrook, near Monmouth. For outdoor types, the Wye is one of the leading canoeing rivers in the UK.

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