“This spectacular retreat feels miles from anywhere yet it's not too far off the beaten track” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Situated in the picturesque and tranquil area of Symonds Yat, The Cottage makes a perfect base for exploring the Wye Valley. Enjoy the beautiful countryside of three surrounding counties, visit the forest of Dean, walk the Brecon Beacons or explore the Malverns. Wild deer roam the gardens and there's other wildlife in abundance.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Total units: 5
- Maximum occupancy: 17
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- Offsite cycle hire
- Onsite fishing
- Offsite fishing
- Private garden
- Lawn area
- Garden furniture
- BBQ on site
- Sky or freeview
- Linens provided
- Towels provided
- Low season minimum price: £340
- High season minimum price: £475
- Open all year
- Changeover day: any day
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About the area
Herefordshire is split in two by the River Wye which meanders through the county on its way to the Severn and the sea. Largely rural, with Hereford, Leominster, and Ross-on-Wye the major towns and cities, its countryside and ancient villages are the county’s major asset.
Visitors can take advantage of a number of the trails which will guide them through areas of interest. Those especially interested in historic village life should try the Black and White Village Trail, which takes motorists on a 40-mile drive around timber-framed villages from Leominster to Weobley (established in the 17th century and known as a centre of witchcraft in the 18th), Eardisley (where the church boasts a 12th-century carved font), Kington, Pembridge and others. Other trails include the Mortimer Trail, the Hop Trail and the Hidden Highway, which goes from Ross-on-Wye to Chester. Hereford has a small Norman cathedral, which has a great forest of pink sandstone columns lining the nave. Inside is a chained library, a 13th-century Mappa Mundi (map of the world) and one of only four copies of the 1217 version of the Magna Carta.
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