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Holly Lodge - Bettws Newydd

Bettws Newydd, Brecon Beacons

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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 1
grade 4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Honeymoon Hideaways
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Tuck into the welcome pack complete with delicious homemade Welsh cakes and fresh produce
  • A foodie’s delight there are a handful of brilliant eateries within 10 miles of this delightful dwelling so you can have a night or two off from the kitchen
  • The River Usk flows close to home so you can saunter its banks and get some fresh air each day, several walks from your door step
Property code: BN197

Perfect for couples seeking a romantic break form the hustle and bustle of everyday, escape to the country and enjoy one of the many walks from the door, then settle down at this charming abode. Sitting in 15 acres of grounds, lap up the peace and quiet and switch off.

Close to the River Usk, this light and spacious lodge offers cosy holiday accommodation for two guests. An idyllic romantic getaway, the property has been beautifully updated and retains many original features including exposed ceiling beams, stone flooring and a traditional wood burner. This pretty cottage lies in a gorgeous rural spot between the Wye Valley and the Brecon Beacons, and sits within 15 acres of the owner’s garden. A picturesque single-level lodge, there are plenty of gentle strolls from the doorstep, with miles of beautiful walks and bike trails throughout the surrounding woodlands and valleys.

Approached via a blossom-lined driveway, this oak-framed lodge features a spacious, refreshing and relaxing open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with exposed beams, underfloor heating and charming views. The lounge has a warming wood burner, comfortable seating, a TV and a selection of books, providing the perfect space to snuggle up at the end of a great day. There’s also a cute dining area, perfect for sharing a romantic meal which you can rustle up in the stylish kitchen. The double bedroom is full of character and there’s also an invigorating shower room. Outside, the garden has an extensive lawn dotted with chestnut and oak trees, and a private patio with outdoor furniture and a BBQ.

The lodge is perfect for walks along the River Usk and throughout the Usk Valley. The thriving market town of Abergavenny (8.5 miles) has plenty of cafes, restaurants, shops and pubs. Local attractions include Usk Castle, Raglan Castle, Goytre Wharf (all within 5.5 miles) and the Big Pit National Coal Museum (13.5 miles). With the Brecon Beacons National Park to the east and the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the west (both within 9 miles), walkers, cyclists and hikers will have lots of superb countryside to discover.

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  • 1 bedroom - 1 double
  • 1 wet room-style shower room with WC
  • Kitchen- electric oven, hob, washing machine/dryer
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • Dressing gowns provided
  • Wood burner (logs included)
  • Underfloor heating
  • TV, DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Garden, patio, garden furniture, BBQ - charcoal provided
  • 1 small well-behaved dog welcome. Field across the drive is where you can exercise your dog and let them run about
  • Set in the grounds of the owner’s home, privacy is assured
  • Single-storey ground floor property
  • Off road parking available
  • Pub with good food in village less than a  mile, further shop, pubs and restaurants less than 5 miles away towards Usk
  • Abergavenny  8 miles, Raglan 5 miles and Usk less than 5 miles
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

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Claire Carro

This property is personally managed by Claire.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 46 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jayne 22nd December 2023

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This cottage is stunning and has everything you could possibly need. The owners are very friendly, helpful people and nothing was too much trouble for them. It is set in the most idealic surroundings and we had complete relaxation all week. I really didnt want to leave so I hope we will be back again for another relaxing break soon. We would highlyRead more recommend staying here. Hide

Reviewed by Derek 10th November 2023

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Reviewed by Steve 3rd November 2023

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Perfect in every way and 5 stars is so well deserved. The location is idyllic with walks from the door so literally park the car up for the week! Stunning scenery and of course the River Usk valley on the doorstep. The hosts, Ian and Vanessa, were so so approachable, helpful and friendly along with being knowledgeable of the area. The lodge is veryRead more comfortable, extremely clean and offers everything needed....everything so tickety-boo that am going back !! Hide

Reviewed by Margaret 29th October 2023

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Holly Lodge had everything you needed for a quiet and comfortable holiday. It was spotlessly clean and equipped with all you would need. There are lovely walks besides the river on the doorstep and it is not far from Usk or Raglan which have good eating places. The owners were friendly and very helpful in suggesting places to visit. The welcome basRead moreket was greatly appreciated. The dog loved the freedom of a field to exercise in with no worries of livestock. Hide

Reviewed by Nicole 22nd October 2023

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We loved our week here. Great location for a holiday with dogs as there is a brilliant enclosed field and so many lovely walks from your doorstep. Our toddler also had a great time and was well catered for with cot, high chair and even toys in the garden! The hosts were friendly and helpful but not at all imposing, and they have lovely friendly dogRead mores which is always a bonus :) Hide

Reviewed by Peter 22nd September 2023

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For my wife, our dog and I, the property was perfect. The owners have gone out of their way to make their guests comfortable and to offer their extensive grounds to walk in. The location, next to the Usk long distance footpath, is ideal for walking. Also being near the Welsh valleys and the Brecon Beacons offers another chance to walk or explore. TRead moreowns near by, like Usk and Abergavenny offer more opportunities for visits. Good food is served in a number of local pubs. Hide

Reviewed by Margaret 15th September 2023

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Reviewed by Dave 1st September 2023

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Was lovely cottage very comfortable and well equipped Lovely big field for our dog and walks straight from the door Will definitely be returning

Reviewed by Pamela 11th August 2023

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A lovely, comfortable lodge in beautiful surroundings. A great area for walking - from the door and further afield.

Reviewed by Sarah 4th August 2023

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It was lovely, great for walks in the area and for visiting places nearby by car. It was comfortable, clean with games, dvds and books if you dont want to go out. Host was friendly and polite and on hand should we of needed anything. Had a really relaxing, lovely time.

Reviewed by Mike 21st July 2023

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A beautiful cottage set in peaceful countryside. For those wanting to get away from it all and unwind this is the perfect spot. There's as much or as little as you want to do.

Reviewed by Viam 15th July 2023

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Reviewed by Christy 23rd June 2023

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Location wise and cleanliness wise we could not fault very peaceful really lovely place and hosts perfect thank you so much

Reviewed by Wendy 16th June 2023

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Can't fault anything at all. Vanessa and Ian have thought of everything, we have a very relaxing time at Holly Lodge. We will return.

Reviewed by Hilary 26th May 2023

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This is a beautiful lodge in a wonderful location.

Reviewed by JOHN 19th May 2023

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PERFECT!!!

Reviewed by Mary 3rd April 2023

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Had a wonderful time, hoping to go back in the summer. Dog loved it.

Reviewed by Mark 17th March 2023

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This is a lovely cottage in a beautiful location, just yards from the River Usk. It is decorated and furnished to a high standard, and extremely well equipped for a holiday cottage. There are are a number of walks from the door (including up or down the river on the Usk Valley Walk) and the large paddock at the front of the cottage is perfect for wRead morealking the dog without having to stray too far. The owners, Vanessa and Ian, were very friendly and helpful, and made us feel most welcome. Hide

Reviewed by Margaret 3rd March 2023

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An idyllic holiday retreat definitely a good find!!!!

Reviewed by Beth 4th February 2023

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Lovely cottage and brilliant location! Beautiful views, lots of walks and places to visit nearby! Owners very helpful and welcoming!

Reviewed by Carly 29th December 2022

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Reviewed by Wendy 23rd December 2022

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We would highly recommend Holly Cottage, we spent the Christmas period there and was just perfect. It was clean, comfortable and well equipped. Lovely walks on the doorstep. Our little dog made a friend in Toby the residents dog who often popped in for a treat. We will definitely be re booking.

Reviewed by Della 27th November 2022

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Excellent location for visiting nearby towns but situated in a quiet and peaceful environment. The cottage was 5 star

Reviewed by Leah 19th November 2022

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Property was lovely, owners very welcoming on arrival! Log burner was lovely with plenty of wood provided. Perfect base for exploring!

Reviewed by SUE 9th November 2022

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We had a very relaxing stay. We were made very welcome by Vanessa. The cottage was immaculate and very comfortable and the welcome pack was lovely. Ideal location for exploring the surrounding area. We would definitely come back again.

Reviewed by Alan 2nd November 2022

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Reviewed by Stephen 24th October 2022

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Lovely cottage, great bolthole for a short break. Vanessa was very welcoming with nice welcome touches on our arrival. We found some great local walks and pubs , travelled to both Pen-Y-Fan and an amazing waterfall walk with Sugarloaf closer by.

Reviewed by John 14th October 2022

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The Lodge was exceptionally well equipped. Going well beyond what you would need, eg cutlery and pots plentiful for several people, not just the two required. Bed very comfortable and bedroom very large. The walk in shower room was so easy to use and clean especially if you are used to shower cubicles. The owners provided a very good welcome pack iRead morencluding wine. They were very helpful greeting us straightaway, explaining the Lodge's features and where to find and operate everything. Excellent! Hide

Reviewed by Ian 7th October 2022

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Lovely cottage, and lovely hosts. Beautiful surroundings and lots of lovely walks. Loved the visits from Toby. Many thanks to Vanessa and Ian for a lovely week.

Reviewed by Giuseppe 30th September 2022

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This property was faultless in all aspects.

Reviewed by Wendy 2nd September 2022

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Couldnt fault anything, Vanessa and Ian supplied everything you need from logs for the fire to a starter pack of goodies and a lovely bottle of wine. The bed, & sofa were comfortable, the lodge was well stocked with towels, bed linen, logs for the fire and all the utensils you need for your stay. The big field was great for a stroll with the dog ifRead more you didnt want to walk to far. The river Usk is close by with lovely walks to enjoy. We will be back next year in June 2023. Hide

Reviewed by Tom 5th August 2022

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Brilliant holiday in lovely dog-friendly cottage. Great location close to river and plenty of lovely placed to walk. Owners Vanessa and Ian are very friendly. Very comfortable stay with nice welcome pack upon arrival. We will definitelt be returning.

Reviewed by Sam 15th July 2022

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Lovely lodge, amazing location. The use of the field opposite and the river so close, as well as the lovely Toby, was a hit with the dog - she didn't want to come home! Very welcoming hosts who made us feel right at home. We had a lovely week away

Reviewed by Stephen 24th June 2022

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Looking for a great and quiet location this is the place. Plenty of walks and places to go, not to far from nearby towns. Facilities where excellent, very comfortable and cosy.

Reviewed by Robert 17th June 2022

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Very peaceful and relaxing beautiful countryside

Reviewed by Lyn 6th June 2022

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The lodge is in the perfect peaceful spot. Quiet and almost off the grid. There are lots of close villages worth a look. It has all the comforts of home, including good knives, which was a nice surprise! Plenty of wood available for the fire, a comfortable bed, and a lovely sunny patio. Bliss! Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Barrie 27th May 2022

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The lodge is so lovely and cosey.the scenery and tranquility is beautiful.the river walks are stunning.all surrounded by wildlife. A haven for birds of all types.and squirrels and rabbits.If you want to get away from it all then this is the place.

Reviewed by Norman 20th May 2022

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Reviewed by Alison 13th May 2022

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Lovely cottage in a great location for exploring the black mountains and Brecon Beacons. Very comfortable and so quiet.

Reviewed by Mike 6th May 2022

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A great location for exploring Monmouthshire.

Reviewed by Wendy 23rd April 2022

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No recommendations needed, Holly Lodge was perfect in every way... stunning location & perfect for touring around... Vanessa & Ian were lovely hosts...& we will visit again...xx

Reviewed by Terry 8th April 2022

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Had a fantastic stay in this well presented lodge.The owners were very helpful and gave us suggestions of places to visit and walk.The field is ideal to let your dog have a run although ours is too young to trust off lead.

Reviewed by Amanda 1st April 2022

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The owner was very welcoming and helpful. The location is iddilic and the cottage is like a home away from home. Very clean, spacious and modern kitchen and shower room. Plenty of storage. Outside area is a little hot spot! If you need a romantic break and a complete break from hustle and bustle this is the spot. Loved it and Im sure we will be booRead moreking again. Hide

Reviewed by Derek 25th March 2022

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We were very pleased with our cottage and could not fault it ,every possible need was catered for and field was perfect for Jacko (our dog) to play chukkaball , we would definately like to visit again.

Reviewed by Jo 18th March 2022

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Beautiful property, superb hospitality! Great area to stay in, walks along the Usk from the door and lots to do in the area. Great local pub within walking distance, The Black Bear. Owner made us very welcome and included a hospitality tray, wine, welsh cakes and eggs gratefully received!

Reviewed by Veronica 11th March 2022

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Could not fault the accommodation or the host. Lovely, well equipped lodge, exceptionally clean, quiet location, but within easy reach of great walks and attractions. Although next to hosts home and they are available if required, its still private. Highly recommended.

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