Nestling on the border between England and Wales, the Wye Valley boasts a beautiful landscape, much of which is AONB-designated. To help you get the most out of your short break stay here, we feature a hand-picked range of Wye valley holiday cottages and self catering properties in some of the region’s most storied natural beauty spots. Our range of Wye Valley cottages includes traditional and modern holiday homes that are family-friendly and suitable for small to medium groups.
Charming terraced Wye Valley cottage in the beautiful village of Symonds Yat in the Forest of Dean. Its modern, light and airy interior comprises two double bedrooms on the first floor and a bathroom with bath and shower. Downstairs is a modern kitchen complete with the usual modern conveniences, a dining room with table for four and a living room with sofa, armchair and wood-burner effect electric fire. The exterior features an enclosed courtyard with comfortable seating and barbecue. There’s also access to a shared garden with furniture and barbecue which affords some impressive riverside views. An assortment of idyllic Wye Valley villages is in close proximity such as the market town of Ross-on-Wye with its half-timber Tudor houses as well as the ancient and historic county town of Monmouth. The Royal Forest of Dean is also close-by.
A beautiful detached cottage in the village of Ruspidge on the fringes of the picturesque Forest of Dean – this charming holiday property is replete with character features both inside and out. The rustic interior comprises a stone-flagged hallway which leads into a large, modern kitchen with traditional country kitchen stove and a dining table for up to eight guests. The living room, which retains original wooden flooring, includes a brick fireplace that houses a wood-burner stove. There are four bedrooms (1 super king-size double, 2 doubles, 1 twin) and a bathroom with bath and shower over. The exterior consists of an enclosed garden with lawn, furniture and barbecue. Numerous paths and walking trails are in the vicinity allowing guests to explore this AONB-designated region. The beautiful Ross-on-Wye is a short drive away, as is the magnificent cathedral city of Gloucester. A well-stocked shop and a pub are also within a ten minute walk.
This charming detached holiday cottage is set in the Royal Forest of Dean near the village of Newnham-on-Severn. The well-presented interior retains numerous original features such as ceiling beams and a stone fireplace. On the first floor are one double bedroom and a bathroom with bath and shower over. Downstairs is a fitted kitchen, dining room and living room with wood-burner stove. The exterior consists of a front garden and an enclosed garden with elevated decking to the rear. Within driving distance is the historic Gloucester (14 miles) as well as the vibrant village of Newnham-on-Severn (1.5 miles), which boasts a fine collection of traditional inns and independent shops. Gordon’s View is also well-placed for exploring the AONB-designated Forest of Dean as well as the idyllic Severn Estuary.
Ideal for those looking for Wye Valley cottages, this attractive 18th century coach house sits in the owner’s grounds near the Forest of Dean. Character features are found throughout the single-story, open-plan interior such as exposed beams, wooden flooring and a vaulted ceiling in the super king-size double bedroom, which also has a shower-room en-suite. The kitchen area, although small, is well-equipped and includes a table for two guests while the living room has a wood-burner stove. Outside is a lovely woodland garden with patio furniture and a barbecue. A small garden can also be found to the front of the holiday property. The historical town of Goodrich, which features a famous Norman castle, is practically on the doorstep as are numerous other visitor attractions and beauty spots like Symonds Yat, the Black Mountains and the bustling market town of Ross-on-Wye. Two traditional rural pubs are also in close proximity.
Well-appointed holiday cottage located near Symonds Yat and the River Wye – set in an AONB-designated area, Happy Cow retains numerous character features such as the original wall and beams as well as much of the stonework. There are two bedrooms (1 ground-floor twin, 1 first-floor king-size double with en-suite facilities and vaulted beamed ceilings), a shower room with shower and a well-equipped kitchen. The living room includes a wood-burner stove and a small dining table for four guests. The exterior comprises a front courtyard with furniture. There are numerous local beauty spots nearby such as the famous limestone outcrop, Symonds Yat, as well as the Royal Forest of Dean. As with most of the Wye Valley holiday properties listed here, Happy Cow is also close to plenty of trails and paths that allow guests to explore this beautiful region. In addition, Monmouth and the Tudor town of Ross-on-Wye are easily reachable by car.
One of our single-storey Wye Valley holiday cottages, situated in the pretty riverside village of Goodrich near the Forest of Dean, offering cosy self catering accommodation for two, the well-furnished interior consists of a super king-size double bedroom, a bathroom with bath and shower, a kitchen with dining table and a living room with comfy sofas and electric stove with wood-burner effect. The exterior includes a private gravelled courtyard garden with seating and a shed for the storage of bikes. As well as historic Goodrich, with its famous castle, Jolly’s Cottage is also near the vibrant, bustling market town of Ross-on-Wye as well as Monmouth, which is about 7 miles away. Local beauty spots include Symonds Yat, the Forest of Dean and the Black Mountains.
This Grade II-listed former coach house sits in an elevated position near Lydney and affords some wonderful views out over the Severn Estuary. Set in the owners ground, it comprises a first-floor layout that’s accessed via external steps. The open-plan interior is brimming with character features such as the original ceiling beams and traditional wood-slab doors. There are two bedrooms (1 king-size double, 1 twin), a modern kitchen area that overlooks the courtyard, a dining table for up to four guests and a charming, beamed living room. Guests have access to a shared garden with four ponds as well as a private area with seating. Numerous popular visitor attractions are in the vicinity such as Puzzlewood, Clearwell Caves and the Dead Forest Steam Railway. And those looking to explore this AONB region can take advantage of the Gloucestershire Way as well as Offa’s Dyke Path, both of which are within close proximity to this outstanding holiday property.
One of our most well-presented holiday cottages in the Wye Valley – General’s Cottage is a detached stone-built holiday property set near the village of Penallt. Laid out over a single floor, the modern interior consists of two double bedrooms, a bathroom with bath and shower over, a kitchen, dining table and living room with free-standing wood-burner stove. Outside is a garden with patio and furniture. The property affords some outstanding views and is ideally-located for enjoying the natural beauty of the Wye Valley, as well as the charms of nearby Penallt which features two traditional country pubs. Numerous walking trails are close-by too such as the Offa’s Dyke Path as well as the Wye Valley and the Three Castles Walks. Those looking to venture further afield will appreciate the timber-framed Tudor town of Ross-on-Wye along with the historic county town of Monmouth.The Brecon Beacons National Park is also well worth a mention and is reachable by car.
Superb 17th century barn conversion well suited for those searching for high quality Wye Valley self catering cottages. It’s been sympathetically renovated from a hay barn and features exposed stone walls, ceiling beams and oak floors. Inside are two en-suite bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin), each with vaulted beam ceilings, a fitted kitchen with breakfast table and a living room with free-standing wood-burner stove. Patio doors lead out from the kitchen to a spacious, split-level garden with furniture and a barbecue. This lovely holiday property is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is close to a variety of popular visitor attractions. Some of these include the timber-famed town of Ross on Wye and Goodrich Castle. Slightly further afield are the Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons National Park and the cathedral city of Hereford.
Beautiful terraced holiday cottage in the Wye Valley that’s set on the River Wye in the Forest of Dean. The well-presented interior, which has been furnished to a high standard throughout, has two bedrooms (1 king-size double, 1 twin) and a bathroom with bath and shower over. There’s also a modern kitchen, a dining area with table for up to four guests and a living room with sofa bed that offers some fantastic riverside vistas. To the rear is a private patio and furniture with access to shared landscape gardens. The property’s idyllic riverside location makes for some wonderful walks along the river itself as well as the plush green Wye Valley. The Royal Forest of Dean is also nearby as is the famous limestone outcrop, Symonds Yat. Major local attractions in the vicinity include Go Ape and Goodrich Castle, while the historic towns of Monmouth, Ross-on-Wye and Gloucester are easily reachable by car.
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