Monmouth (3.4mls NW), Wye Valley
Wake up surrounded by bluebells, toast marshmallows on the camp fire with the best views around, then head down the hill for Michelin dining, market towns & majestic mountains.
Clearwell, Wye Valley
Secretly nuzzled in its own little plot on the fringes of Clearwell village, this pretty cottage is filled to the brim with charm and cosy touches, creating a sublime romantic retreat for two close to the Welsh border and Wye Valley.
Coleford (2mls NW), Forest of Dean
As close as could be to the country border, and proudly perched atop a hill in idyllic surroundings, this pretty little abode epitomises everything that a cosy cottage should be, with quaint touches around every corner.
Chepstow (6mls NW), Wye Valley
As featured in the Guardian: A treat of a retreat in a breathtaking area of Natural Beauty. Enveloped by rolling Welsh countryside as far as the eye can see, stride across the fields to the country pub, discover ancient churches hidden in the hills, or laze away a day down by the stream splashing and picnicing to your hearts content.
Lydbrook, Forest of Dean
Perched on the fringes of a traditional little village in the heart of the Forest of Dean, this delightful cottage has pretty touches in every room and offers a gorgeous retreat whether you want to adventure as a couple or a family.
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