WALKING & CYCLING: As close as can be to the border of England and Wales, you will have the best of both worlds with a stay at this property. Choose from a plethora of walking routes in some truly beautiful areas, including the Brecon Beacons National Park and Wye Valley, or seek out some adrenaline-pumping activities such as mountain biking, rock climbing and canoeing.
CASTLES & CULTURE: An abundance of culture and historical castles await you, ranging from ruins to regal towers. Goodrich, Raglan and Abergavenny are all well worth a visit, and each is within easy driving distance of the cottage. Elsewhere, the towns and cities are alive with historical influence, running through their cobbles and architecture.
TOUR THE TOWNS: Both countries have their perks, and each will have you vying for their attention with the beauty, culture and amenities on offer. Symonds Yat is popular with tourists for its unusual position straddling the River Wye, whilst the county town of Monmouth has an expansive history to be explored. There are plenty of cities within easy reach of the property, too; take a trip to Gloucester to see its outstanding cathedral, or head to Hereford for literary goodness at every turn.
FINE FAYRE: For some fine food choices, nearby Monmouth has some truly magnificent eateries. La Piccola Italia serves some of the best Italian food you could imagine without travelling to the country itself, whilst The Stonemill offers truly delectable British cuisine in an utterly beautiful setting. Elsewhere, The Misbah has some phenomenal Indian dishes to sample, and The Inn at Penallt cooks up some culinary Welsh masterpieces for your palate.