01348 837871

Shepherds Cottage

near Hay on Wye

Hay on Wye large country cottage. Sleeps 8. Ideal for visiting Brecon Beacons and Hay Literary & Jazz festivals.Dogs welcome.

Near: Clyro 2m, Hay on Wye 3m, Brecon 16m,

  • Reference 718
  • Sleeps 8
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Pets Welcome Internet / Wifi Available
Large country cottage Hay on Wye sleeps 8 in peaceful setting - Dogs welcome
  • An outstanding property in a very peaceful Hay on Wye setting, surrounded by magnificent views over the Wye Valley, Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons. Well behaved dogs welcome.
  • Once a shepherds cottage now refurbished and extended to a very high standard, set at the end of a quiet country lane - a truly idyllic setting in which to enjoy a peaceful holiday 'off the beaten track'.
  • Fields nearby available for dog walking, get out and enjoy the countryside.
  • The large country cottage has a conservatory leads onto a patio surrounded by extensive well maintained and enclosed lawns, ideal for children and dogs are welcome too.
  • Badminton and table tennis equipment is supplied at this large country cottage.
Brecon Beacons and Borders
  • This large country cottage is perfectly situated for exploring the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Black Mountains (one of the country's most popular walking, cycling, hang gliding and paragliding centres), Offas Dyke, Wye Valley walks & paths, canoeing on the River Wye, trekking, fishing, golf and tennis.
The Begwn Hills Common between Clyro and Painscastle
  • Well worth a visit, just 2 miles from the cottage, this delightful open hill pasture walking area is owned and managed by the National Trust.
Book large country cottage in time for the annual Hay on Wye Literary Festival (22nd May - 1st June 2014)
  • Hay Festival is packed with entertainment for families, children, writers and thinkers.
  • Hay-on-Wye, famous for its second-hand bookshops and literary festival is only 3 miles away. It also has a good range of local amenities including interesting independent shops, supermarket, bank, post office, pubs with wifi, chemist, doctor, vet and filling station.
  • Hay Antique Market is a delightful place to browse with an eclectic mix of antiques and collectables over two storeys of a charming Georgian building.
Paddles & Pedals Offas Dyke & Wye Valley Footpaths
  • Hire a Canadian canoe or a kayak and discover the beautiful Wye river with over 100 miles of unrestricted navigation. Paddle downstream and get picked up free of charge. Castle St, Hay on Wye 01497 820 604
  • Keen walkers will be interested to know this Hay on Wye large country cottage sits on the crossroads of two famous walks Offa's Dyke Footpath and the Wye Valley Footpath. Don't forget to pack your walking boots. Dogs welcome.
Symonds Yat & The Pandy Inn Dorstone
  • Symonds Yat is internationally famous for its beauty. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Area of Conservation.
  • The Pandy Inn in the sleepy village of Dorstone is just 4 miles from Hay on Wye. It is reputed to be the oldest pub in the country. Enjoy a local pint of ale and a fine meal in the traditional bar or elegant restaurant. Local produce is used when ever possible.
The Waterworks Museum Hereford
  • Do visit this fascinating working museum which traces the story of drinking water from cave dwellers to the present day. A visitors centre, refreshments and picnic tables are available. Open every Tuesday all year.
Award winning Tregoyd Mountain Riders
  • Horse riding and pony trekking in the glorious Brecon Beacons National Park 1 hour, half or full day riding possible. Your own horse can be accomodated if you want to take it along.
  • Llanthony Riding and Trekking offer a choice of rides for all from novices to the experienced.
Black Mountains Activities
  • Half or full day activities based at Three Cocks including clay pigeon shooting, climbing activities, rope courses, archery, caving and lots more.
Fishing the Wye & Usk
  • Contact the Wye and Usk Foundation to get up to date information and to make reservations for fishing on the lovely rivers Wye & Usk. 01982551520
Usk Rural Life Museum
  • This reccomended museum houses a unique collection of over 5000 artefacts from the smallest handtools and household items through to large agricutural machinery and vintage tractors. The museum portrays rural life in Monmouthshire covering a period of approximately 100 years from 1850 - 1950.
Hancocks & Monks Music Books & More
  • Music lovers might enjoy browsing at Hancocks and Monks in Hay on Wye who specialise in books on music, sheet music and scores.
Black Mountain Gliding Club, Talgarth
  • Experienced flyers can do ridge runs and wave flying in almost any wind direction and there are excellent cross country options. Training is given at all levels.
Hang Gliding on Blorenge Mouintain
  • Even if you are not a participant in the sport hang gliders make a wonderful spectacle gliding over the slopes of Blorenge Mountain. The SE Wales Hang Gliding & Paragliding Club Ltd can be seen flying from the B4246 and the B4269. Please use the car parks provided, not the road side. The surrounding fields have been designated a site of special scientific interest and are strictly out of bounds.
Hay Literary Festival, book town, Offa's Dyke and more near this large country cottage sleeping 8
  • There is much to enjoy near this dog friendly large country cottage close to Hay on Wye book town. An outstanding property (sleeps 8) in very peaceful setting with hang gliding & hill walking nearby


4 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 8, 1 king size en suite with toilet, washbasin, seperate shower and bath. 2 twins. All on 1st floor. 1 double on ground floor.

Bathroom on first floor with full suite and separate shower.

Cloakroom on ground floor with toilet and wash basin.

Towels provided

Kitchen well appointed, pine, fully fitted kitchen, electric cooker with gas hob, oil fired Rayburn, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, counter bar to seat 2.

Utility Room with automatic washing machine and tumbler dryer.

Dining Room with dining suite to seat 8, sideboard and hot tray.

Lounge cosy room with beamed ceiling, woodburner (in use), 3 piece suite plus additional seating, tv/dvd.

Conservatory/Sun Room spacious with dramatic views across the lawn and sheep paddocks to the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons. Heated and double glazed with seating for 8 - door leading out to garden.

Grounds large garden, patio and lawns, garden furniture, Beautiful views of the Wye Valley and Black Mountains. Badminton on the large lawn.

Fields available for dog walking.

Games Room with pool table, table tennis table and easy chairs.

Parking for 2 cars (2 car ports).

Fuel oil central heating, Rayburn and wood burner all inclusive May to September £55 per week outside these dates.

WiFi/Internet. Telephone with honesty box.

Welcome FREE: 2 Dogs max.




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