Set in 126 acres of beautiful open meadows, woodland and rolling hills on a working farm, Maes y Gwy Holiday Cottage in Monmouthshire has a hot tub (shared with one other cottage), large play area and games room. It is the perfect location to explore the attractions and sights on offer in the area or for those who just want to relax and take in the beautiful countryside and fresh air.Built in a traditional Welsh Longhouse style the cottage adjoins another cottage (Maes y Felin) and the main farm building. Wheelchair access is provided and the fenced off large play area directly to the front of the cottage provides a superb safe area for children to play. With chickens, goats and many other animals around children are welcome to help with the feeding and egg collecting. There is a fully equipped shared games room with ping-pong, pool and a darts board and many board games available.Weekly lets from £540 / Short breaks from £190
Managed by Best of Wales Holiday Cottages.
*IMPORTANT - the Hot Tub is closed between Jan - March. Available again from March 18th 2016
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 family bathrooms|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Fireplace, Internet access|
|General||TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Single Beds (2)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Chepstow is an historic market town and from medieval times it was the bussiest port in Wales. It is also famous for its Racecourse (only 5 miles away) home to the Welsh National. 5 miles to the north of Chepstow is Tintern with its ruined abbey and stunning natural scenery making it a popular tourist destination.
The Wye Valley & Vale of Usk contains around 1,500 miles of public rights of way. The nearest walks pass through the Farm. With many more including the Wye Valley Walk, Usk Valley Walk, Brecon and Monmouthshire canal and the famous Offa’s Dyke Path that runs along the Welsh-English border. In its 177miles / 285 kilometres it passes through no less than eight different counties and crosses the border between England and Wales over 20 times.
Maes y Gwy is located on a 126 acre farm in Monmonuthshire and lies 1.5 miles outside the delightful village of Shirenewton with its 3 friendly local country pubs. Chepstow, home to the oldest surviving stone castle in Britain is only a short drive away. This really is castle country, in addition to Chepstow there are several nearby including Caldicot and Raglan.
Located just five miles from the Severn bridge Maes y Gwy is also well placed for the M4 and M5 corridors and for visiting Newport, Cardiff and Bristol. All three are within a reasonable driving distance making the cottage convenient for all matches and events at the Millennium Stadium. The Royal Forest of Dean is about an hour away.
Beaches – Western, Barry, Porthcawl beaches and the Glamorgan Heritage Coast all within an hour’s drive.
Water sports – Monmouth Canoe and Activity Centre, trips on the whole 100 miles of the river 18 miles.
Walks – Many spectacular walks can be found in Monmouthshire. The closest public footpath passes through the farm 0.1 miles. Offa’s Dyke Path and Wye Valley
Walks 5 miles.
Fishing – The Wye Valley has some excellent fishing on the world famous River Wye and its tributaries. Fairoak trout Fishery providing fly fishing 6 miles.
Golf – Many top class venues in the Wye Valley & Vale of Usk including the Celtic Manor home of the Ryder Cup 2010 17 miles and Chepstow St Pierre 5 miles.
Cycling – Quiet country lanes and routes including NCN Route 42 from Chepstow to Abergavenny 4.0miles
Pony Trekking – Trek in the Wye and Severn Valleys with Severnvale award winning Equestrian Centre. 8 miles.