Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Bredwardine Hall Cottage offers that rarest of pleasures, a truly peaceful retreat in this quietest of tiny hamlets on the English Border and close to The River Wye. Leave the children and animals at home and bask in the rich history, the glorious walled courtyard garden and if a fisherman Barbel and Perch, Trout and Salmon Fishing to be found just across the road on the River Wye. Enjoy dinner at the historic Red Lion, a 17th century coaching inn just across the road (fishing and permits to be discussed here). This is a perfect place to explore The Black Mountains, The Golden Valley, Welsh Marches and the nearby Hay-on-Wye. Arthur's Stone is just up the road and is well worth a visit. Hereford with its rich history and the Mappa Mundi are an easy 25 minute drive.
Sleeps 2- 1 Family Room
The ground floor comprises a kitchen with a compact two ring electric cooker, microwave, a fridge, washing machine and plenty of work and storage space. The sitting/dining room has a sofa and chairs, dining table and chairs, a TV with DVD, a desk and an electric flame-effect fire in a pretty fireplace.
The bathroom is also on the ground floor with a bath with a shower over, handbasin and toilet.
The wooden stairs lead to an
Bedroom 1: Attractive large family bedroom with two beds, a double and a single bed.
Bredwardine Hall Cottage therefore sleeps a maximum of 3 people in the only bedroom.
Bedlinen and towels are provided. Electricity and central heating. This cottage is not suitable for pets. There is ample parking for two cars. Shared sunny courtyard with garden table and chairs. No children under the age of 12. Mobile reception good for some servers such as Vodafone, but can be variable on other networks.No short breaks
Rich history: Immerse yourself in the rich history of this little holiday cottage. Bredwardine Hall Cottage was built, along with the Hall in 1850 by the retiring vicar of Bredwardine in a typical Victorian style. The Hall is large and imposing with some superb specimen trees in the garden. It is mentioned in Kilvert's Diary as Francis Kilvert frequently visited the house and spent his last Christmas there.
Hay-on-Wye - town of books - Why not take a trip into Hay-on-Wye, the town of books, only 7 miles away and buy a copy of his famous books, about rural life in the late 1800's. After exploring the fascinating market town you can enjoy a glass of wine in the enclosed private courtyard, with its wisteria-clad walls and admire the beautiful roses and clematis. This cottage offers a truly 'grown-up' holiday; please note that children under 12 are not permitted to stay and please also note that this cottage is not suitable for pets- by owners personal choice.
Fish in the River Wye and explore the village of Bredwardine - Any visitors keen on fishing have found their perfect self catering holiday cottage. Just pop across the road to The Red Lion, a historic late 17th century coaching inn to obtain your fishing permit. The River Wye boasts barbel, trout and perch fishing and there are spectacular views over the river. The village is famed for its brick bridge over the river. With all this on your doorstep, not to mention the excellent footpaths through the Herefordshire and Powys countryside, Bredwardine Hall Cottage offers a beautiful base for a range of outdoor activities.
Hay-on-Wye 7 miles. Hereford 7 miles.
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If you would like to speak to someone who has visited this property please ask for: Elizabeth
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
The Heart of England/Peak District
Brecon is centrally positioned in the National Park and is a very popular base for walkers, mountain bikers and those who just enjoy being within the beautiful surrounding countryside with breathtaking views. The cathedral town boasts two museums - The Welsh Borderer's Museum and the Brecon Cathedral along with a shop and cafe. The bustling town centre is quaint with many individual shops and cafes. There is an annual world renowned Jazz Festival held in the town during August.
Crickhowell is a small, pretty and sheltered Georgian market town set between the lower slopes of Table Mountain and the backdrop of Llangattock Mountain with its great limestone crags. The River Usk, renowned for the good trout and salmon fishing, flows past spanned by an interesting buttressed bridge with twelve arches facing downstream and thirteen arches facing upstream. There are many excellent walks in the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons and horse riding, fishing, and canoeing can all be arranged locally.
Abergavenny is a bustling market town with a large covered outdoor market and a busy cattle market; there are ample local producers, craft and antique markets and every September the famous Abergavenny Food Festival brings together a wealth of local food producers, celebrity chefs and an enthusiastic food loving audience. This area remains a favourite base for walkers, cyclists, para-gliders, fishermen and canal enthusiasts, and there are many outdoor activity providers.
Hay-on-Wye is a popular market town on the River Wye, sitting on the border between England and Wales, at the foot of The Black Mountains. Overlooked by the fascinating 11thc. Castle, the town has a wealth of interesting old buildings and the "largest second-hand bookshop in the world" in the old cinema- one of the 30 major antiquarian bookshops, each with their own speciality. Hay-on-Wye hosts the world famous Literary Festival.
Builth Wells in the Mid Wales countryside is varied with magnificent great reservoirs using the natural shape of the landscape - now established over many years and a natural habitat for all kinds of wildlife and flora. There are great expanses of open countryside where the Red Kite (which can be viewed at close proximity in several Red Kite Centres), buzzard, kestrel and sparrow hawks wheel and hover overhead.
The Upper Swansea Valley is an ideal location for those wishing to explore this area known as 'Waterfall Country',
Monmouth takes its name from the mouth of the Monnow River, which flows into the River Wye just South of the town. Monmouth is a bustling market town with many shops and supermarkets. The pubs and restaurants provide good food. All types of outdoor activities are available, there is excellent fishing on the River Monnow and the River Wye; golf is nearby at the Rolls of Monmouth; Hot Air Ballooning at nearby Raglan and pony trekking in the area; excellent walking in the Wye Valley and the Royal Forest of Dean, exploring the Welsh Borders and Offa's Dyke Path
On the western side of the Brecon Beacons lie the old market towns of Llandeilo and Llandovery. Both are charming market towns with excellent local shops and information centres, guiding people to the numerous local places of interest such as Carreg Cennen Castle.
Hay-on-Wye is a popular market town on the River Wye, sitting on the border between England and Wales, at the foot of The Black Mountains. Overlooked by the fascinating 11thc. Castle, the town has a wealth of interesting old buildings and the "largest second-hand bookshop in the world" in the old cinema- one of the 30 major antiquarian bookshops, each with their own speciality. Hay-on-Wye hosts the world famous Literary Festival with a great many famous literary figures taking the stage