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Forest Cottage

Ref: 874
near Presteigne, Knighton & Offa's Dyke (View Location on a map)
6 Guests
3 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
Accepts 2 Dogs
£493 7 Night Breaks From
£11.74 Average Per Person Per Night

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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have temporarily adjusted our check-in to 5:30pm and check-out to 9:30am. Thank you for your understanding.

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We are working with all our property owners to ensure property cleanliness and hygiene standards are consistently met. The owners of Forest Cottage have been advised on the latest NHS and government guidelines.

Entire Home To Yourself

You will be staying in this entire home with you and your loved ones. Plus have piece of mind that this property has an enclosed garden for added security and privacy.

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Handpicked Highlights

Forest Cottage was handpicked by our team to join our portfolio. Here's just a few of the reasons we think you'll love staying in Forest Cottage too!

  • South facing, Welsh Borders country cottage
  • Peacefully situated on a hillside in 18 acres of meadow land
  • Private location
  • Excellent for birdwatching
  • Just 3 miles from Offa's Dyke
  • Wonderful area for walking and cycling

Excellent Quality
Rated 4/5 (read reviews)
Features You'll Love

  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Detached Property

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About Forest Cottage

Welsh Borders country cottage with WiFi, VERY PRIVATE, Radnor Forest, Wales - pet welcome

  • This secluded holiday cottage with WiFi has magnificent south facing views of the beautiful unspoilt Welsh Marches border country and Radnor Forest. Just 3 miles from Offa's Dyke and on its own at the top of a track, it is excellent for bird watching and teeming with wildlife. Dog welcome.
  • Agreeably furnished with full heating and log effect fire for comfortable cosy evenings and patio doors opening onto a pretty garden with magnificent views for sunny days. An ideal 'get away from it all' any time of the year.
  • Peacefully situated on a hillside in 18 acres of meadow land, this is a comfortable home in which to relax and unwind or a base from which to explore the surrounding tranquil countryside - a wonderful walking and cycling area dotted with timeless small market towns. Dog welcome




Layout & Further Information

3 Bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 6. 1 Double, 1 Twin, 1 Bedroom with Bunk beds.

Shower Room with walk in shower, toilet and washbasin.

Kitchen fully fitted with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer.

Lounge/Dining Room comfortable sofas, electric log effect fire,  Smart TV, video, CD/radio. Dining suite seating 6. Wonderful views from the patio doors.

Utility Room with washing machine.

Grounds enclosed garden with steps, patio and garden furniture.  Amazing walks through woodlands from the property

Additional Information

Short breaks - Winter

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Saturday

Towels - Yes

Parking - Yes, ample

Fuel - Electric storage heaters inclusive May to September. Outside these dates £20 p/w

Dogs - 2 welcome free. Please take care when animals roaming in the meadow

Travel cot - No

Highchair - No

Bed linen - Included as standard

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, certain facilities at some of our properties may not be deliverable. This may include - but is not limited to - swimming pools, hot tubs, and some shared communal areas. If you have a specific enquiry, please contact us by email here. Thank you for your understanding.

Reviews & Comments
Visitors Rate This Property 4/5

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Verified Guest
22nd September 2019

Lovely location for peace and quiet and wildlife and walks in the forest. 4 mile narrow lane approach bit scary for brownies like us.

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

Thank you for your review of Forest Cottage, glad you enjoyed the lovely location.

Merinda Essex Verified Guest
13th July 2019

We have had a lovely stay at Fron Cottage. The peace and quiet was just what we need. We watched the wildlfe, went for walks in the forest and explored the surrounding area, which was as beautiful as some of out National Parks but a lot quieter. Fron was comfortable, a couple of niggles the DVD player needed plugging into the tv, and a towel rail in the kitchen would have been great. The beds were comfortable, always a worry with bad backs, as were the sofas. Thank you for such a lovely place to stay we will be back.

Reply from: Quality Cottages Team

Thank you for your lovely review, delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay, we would love to welcome you again in the future.

Guestbook Comments

If you've ever visited a holiday cottage before, you most likely have seen a guestbook in the property for guests to leave a review for others when they arrive. Each of the following comments was lovingly left by people just like you in the guestbook left at Forest Cottage.

Ryan & Abigail
6th March 2020

Stayed a long weekend at Forest Cottage and we had such a lovely time. The owner was waiting for us when we arrived and he was such a friendly man, he showed us around the cottage and made suggestions of things to do and places to see. The views from the cottage are literally breathtaking, I could've sat in the armchair in the living room all day and admired the view and the wildlife from the surrounding Forest, which offer amazing walks! Even when exploring the surrounding area, everywhere we went we just felt the locals were so friendly and wanting to help us, some people even going out of their way to do so! I cannot wait to go back!

Joy, David Carwyn, Teilo, Ross & Angus, Gloucestershire
27th October 2019

Nice to meet you Margaret and Peter. Flowers were lovely and delicious home baking thank you.Amazing location, loved exploring, walked miles in the forest. Dogs were actually tired by midweek!Loved watching the birds, all the tits, dunnocks, chaffinches, robins and the nuthatch! What a treat.We've filled up all the feeders, it's a sight too good to miss! Cottage was always warm to come back to and well appointed. Comfy bed!!I went to Bryngwyn Riding Stables for a 2 hour hack (near Kington) Ride up on the moor. Good solid horse, nice guide. Would recommend. The Stagg Inn, Tutley. Very nice lunchtime meal. Finally...can't believe we've never really visited this area. It's so quiet and unspoilt. And magnificent! Will be back.

Andrew & Lynne, Dempsey & Duran, Lancashire
15th October 2019

Peace, serenity & tranquility in the most beautiful settings in Wales, surrounded by the spectacular and peaceful Radnor Forest which teems with wildlife including badgers, foxes and the deer who seem to wander down onto the path without fear or concern. Sit in the armchair and watch the siskins, tits, woodpeckers, swallows, robins, thrushes, jays, nut hatches & bull finches feed alongside the voles and cheeky squirrels. Whilst in the sky buzzards and red kite circle overhead and a garden visit from a sparrowhawk is a rare treat. Forget your woes and stresses and relax comfort and complete privacy, taking in the spectacular views and tranquil surroundings. The perfect location, welcomed by the perfect hosts in Peter & Margaret.Thanks for letting us share this Welsh paradise for the last 14 years, and here's to the next 14 years - cin cin.

Hazel & Ellis, Liverpool
28th September 2019

Thirteen days of cloud with some heavy rain. The lower lane is flooded here and there but passable. We are in the mountains after all. I have always loved walking in clouds = the softness and silence, finding your from cairn to cairn, life unfolding. No cairns here but the forest roads guide you along. Our middle Saturday had a north wind bringing clear sunlight and migrant visitors = butterflies on dandelion flowers, a dragonfly in the anthill meadow, a flock of fieldfares swooping over the hill down to the vale, a willow warbler in the hedge. On the lawn beside the plum tree a fairy ring of white mushrooms is emerging. fifteen foot across. wonderful. Thirteen years coming here I have driven past the sign west of Whitton that points to the site of the Battle of Pilleth, Owain Glyndwr's great victory in 1402, but never turned off. Not interested in battles or history, I thought. This time, on the way back from Knighton, I took the turning onto a track winding up the hillside. At the top is a small plaque, an old church, and buckets of peace. It is quite extraordinary. The site and St Mary's Church have been looked after by the local landowner for centuries. In the admirable Welsh way, as much credit is given - by name - to the local farm labourer who built the steps as to the architect who designed or the baronet who paid. Now and then one should turn aside to look.Once again we have had a lovely time here at Forest Cottage. Peter and Margaret are the perfect hosts = they are here to greet you with tea and a catching up on local goings on, then they disappear and leave you alone.

Ray & Lin Thorne, Oxfordshire
15th September 2019

Another relaxing week @ Forest Cottage & wonderful sunny weather. We love the feeder with the birds & voles busy feeding. This is the best cottage & scenery ever - we love it here! Thank You.

About the Area

If you would like more information on the local area, please call us on 01348 837871 to speak to one of our friendly team.

Presteigne, Knighton & Offas Dyke Path

  • Presteigne (one of the top ten places to live in Britain according to Country Life magazine) is a short drive away and has lots of good restaurants, shops and a leisure centre.

Judges Lodgings, Presteigne

  • Do visit the award winning Judges Lodgings' which featured in the BBC 2 acclaimed series History of Britain by Simon Schama. Explore the upstairs, downstairs life of the Victorian judges, their servants and delinquent guests.

The Hat Shop Restaurant, Presteigne

  • Enjoy a meal at this small friendly restaurant serving home made food at affordable prices.

Norton Manor's Milano's Restaurant

  • An exciting range of British and Italian cuisine is served in the restaurant of this Victorian manor house - cooked by Italian chef Enso who has cooked for Pavarotti, Bobby Robson, Jasper Carrot and David Neilson.

Offa's Dyke Centre, Knighton Dog welcome

  • Knighton (the town on the Dyke) is steeped in history and the Offa's Dyke Centre is well worth a visit before setting off along the footpath.

The Spaceguard Centre and Observatory, Knighton

  • Regular tours are run to explain the wonders of the universe and the role of the Spaceguard Centre in a fun and understandable way. You will be shown the facilities including the planetarium and cover topics such as the origin of the Solar System, planet formation, the hazard posed by near Earth objects and the action that can be taken to neutralise this threat. The tour will be conducted by NEO expert Jay Tate

Ludlow Castle near Welsh Marches holiday cottage

  • Ludlow (capital of the Welsh Marches) is home to the famous Michelin Star restaurant 'The Merchant House'. There is a market (3 days a week), interesting shops to browse in and panoramic views from the battlements of the ruined 900 year old castle across the River Teme to the hills beyond; all within an easy drive of this solitary Welsh Marches cottage.

Red Kites, Walking & Cycling

  • Wild Red Kites are fed at Gigrin Farm (22 m) near Rhayader every day of the year - watch dazzling displays of aerial piracy as they compete with buzzards and ravens for the tastiest morsels! With 5 large hides this is possibly the best place to see and photograph Red Kites in the whole of Europe and in this part of Wales there is the greatest density and diversity of birds of prey in southern Britain.
  • Enjoy wonderful walks, cycling and days out when holidaying in this peaceful solitary holiday cottage in Radnor Forest.

Small Breeds Farm Park & Owl Centre, Kingswood

  • The Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre at Kingswood, Kington make a wonderful day out. Friendly animals crave attention. There are miniature horses and donkeys. Waterfowl, ducks, geese and swans can be viewed from a raised board walk and the owls are in an intimate garden setting.

Croft Castle and Parkland (NT)

  • Yarpole near Leominster make a wonderful family day out. The historic castle has a comfortable and decorative interior. There is a fine walled garden and vineyards. The grounds are ideal for walking and bird watching.

East Radnor Leisure Centre

  • Enjoy a revitalising swim and sauna at East Radnor Leisure Centre in Presteigne.
  • It is possible to walk selected parts of the scenic Wye Valley Walk. Try joining at Brockweir between Chepstow and Llandogo. Look out for birds and other wildlife.

Enjoy a fulfilling staycation in this delightfully secluded Welsh borders cottage in the country

Eat & Drink

See below for a selection of pubs, restaurants, and eateries near Forest Cottage.

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The Roast Ox Inn
( 12.7 miles away )

A fascinating pub full of character and historic features popular with locals and visitors alike. Well behaved dogs are welcome in the bar. The Roast Ox has 10 ciders and perriers always on tap, a restaurant, a large garden and plenty of parking space. The pub hosts many entertaining events throughout the year. See the website for details.

Three Tuns
( 14.5 miles away )

Fine wines, cask ales and home cooked food served at this characterful 16th C inn, coffee & cakes too.

The Old Black Lion
( 14.6 miles away )

An award winning colourful 17th C old inn serving fine food and wine in a relaxed & friendly style.

The Blue Boar
( 14.6 miles away )

Breakfasts, coffees, lunches, teas, evening meals, table licence, traditional ales, garden restaurant.

The Kerry Lamb
( 15.7 miles away )

Good beer, good food and good company. Eat in the lounge or the restaurant.

The Lamb and Flag Inn (welcomes dogs)
( 15.8 miles away )

The inn is within easy reach of the beautiful Elan Valley and dams and just half a mile from Gigrin Farm Red Kite Feeding & Rehabilitation Centre.

The Pandy Inn
( 16 miles away )

Award winning 12th C inn reputed to be the oldest in Herefordshire, traditional ales & fine food.

The Harp Inn
( 16.7 miles away )

Delicious homemade food, monthly Sunday roasts and a range of real ales in a traditional 18th C inn.

Xtreme Organix
( 16.8 miles away )

Award winning take away and deli with meat from the organic farm in Llanigon

Llangoed Hall
( 17.3 miles away )

The perfect luxurious setting for a very special occasion. Excellent food and fine wines.

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