Overview of River Cottage - Rural Family Retreat near Hay on Wye

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Fridge, microwave, oven, hob
TV, fireplace, DVD player, books
2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, Internet, linens

5.0/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Fireplace

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWye Valley36 min drive
    Popular LocationBrecon Golf Club42 min drive
    Popular LocationBig Pit National Coal Museum44 min drive
    AirportNewport (XNE-Newport Train Station)57 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6
1200 sq ft
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Common area
1 sofa bed
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
Combined shower/bath

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About this area


Located in Hereford, this cottage is in a rural area and on a river. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Brecon Beacons National Park and The Weir Garden, while Abergavenny Museum and Castle and Borough Theatre are cultural highlights. Church of St Mary and St David and St Bridget's Church Skenfrith are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and rafting nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and ecotours.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Brecon Beacons National Park - 18 min drive
  • Wye Valley - 36 min drive
  • Brecon Golf Club - 42 min drive
  • Big Pit National Coal Museum - 44 min drive
  • Pen y Fan - 52 min drive

Getting around

  • Hereford Station - 30 min drive


  • Bull's Head - 5 min drive
  • Bridge Inn - 5 min drive
  • The Crown - 6 min drive
  • Cornewall Arms - 8 min drive
  • The Mill - 13 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cottage to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

River Cottage - Rural Family Retreat near Hay on Wye

Riverside Cottage with kitchen and patio
River Cottage is a comfortable, beautifully presented two bedroomed holiday cottage. Nestling by the River Monnow at the edge of the majestic Black Mountains, it is surrounded by peaceful farmland, ancient hedgerows and an abundance of wildlife. The cottage is equipped with quality furnishings to create a cosy, welcoming home from home, offering the perfect base for exploring the Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons and the Wye Valley. The famous town of books, Hay on Wye, is only 8 miles away.
Guest accommodation at this cottage offers fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Gethin and Glynis Haig
Speaks English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Property is kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Internet access

Parking and transport

  • Car required

Family friendly

  • High chair


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Dining room
  • Wood stove


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Music library
  • Video library

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Garden


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • On the river
  • In the mountains
  • In a rural location

Things to do

  • Cave exploring nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby


  • Sleeps 6
  • Unit size: 1200 sq ft (111 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited

We should mention

A car is required for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Vrbo Property
River Cottage - Rural Family Retreat Near Hay on Wye Cottage
River Cottage - Rural Family Retreat Near Hay on Wye Hereford

Frequently asked questions

Is River Cottage - Rural Family Retreat near Hay on Wye pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at River Cottage - Rural Family Retreat near Hay on Wye?
Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.
What time is check-out at River Cottage - Rural Family Retreat near Hay on Wye?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is River Cottage - Rural Family Retreat near Hay on Wye located?
Situated on the riverfront, this cottage is 3.1 mi (5 km) from Longtown Castle and within 9 miles (15 km) of Brecon Beacons National Park and Bookends. Hay Castle and Richard Booth's Bookshop are also within 9 miles (15 km).
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Perfect long weekend
Absolutely everything was perfect from beginning to end. Met the owner Gethin who was friendly and chatty. Answered all our questions. Cottage was amazingly clean throughout. No Covid concerns here! Great place, great beds, great everything. Thank you.

5/5 Excellent

Late summer break.
Well appointed cottage in a rural location within lovely walks and scenery.

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