Orchard Cottage

Chepstow, Monmouthshire
Self-catering
+44 (0)1291 629904


A countryside escape for 2 near Chepstow with traditional interiors and cheery wood-burner. Not suitable for children but dogs very welcome

Bedroom

1 bedroom

Sleeps

Sleeps 2

Pets welcome

The Experience

Well hidden down a bumpy track is this deceptively spacious, rose-strewn cottage with greeny-blue doors and windows. You step straight in to the living room for absolutely no surprises, just a straightforward comfy place with a mishmash of family stuff, books, fresh flowers and a wood-burner with plenty of logs – a super place to crash after a day of hearty walking. Off here is the kitchen – simple but with all the mod cons and stuff you need for holiday cooking. Upstairs you’ll find a vast bed with a smart upholstered headboard and good quality cotton sheets next to a roomy bathroom with proper bath as well as shower over and a selection of lotions and soaps. On one side you have your own sheltered patio, which feels nicely private, with far-reaching views to the distant Black Mountains; and on the other is an orchard with a dreamy fire pit area for cooking and star gazing. You can walk from the door to a fairly good pub, start your journey along Offa’s Dyke, canoe on the river Wye or cycle in the wonderful Forest of Dean. Kindly and warm owners Laura and Euan are just down the drive in their farmhouse and leave you lots of basics. Great value.

Essentials

  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 4pm
Check out
By 10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights. 3 nights on weekdays. 3 nights at weekends. 3 nights in high season. Pets by arrangement.
Closed
Never.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Meals
Pubs/restaurants 2 miles.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £68
Weekly price
from £480
1 Cottage for 2
From £681 bedroom

Reviews

We have enjoyed a wonderful stay in this beautiful cottage and the weather has been amazing so lots of bbqs on the terrace. Thank you so much, the attention to detail and lovely welcome is much appreciated. Also enjoyed our daily visits from Bronte! Will definitely return.

Rick, Chester

Another peaceful and restful week at Orchard Cottage. This place is an oasis!

Janet

Thank you Euan and Laura for a truly wonderful mini break. Orchard Cottage is utterly charming, calm, co-ordinated and oh so comfortable. Congratulations on creating such a perfect rural idyll. We will be back!

Jenny, Kent

What a beautiful week and lovely weather to enjoy the countryside. We really enjoyed the peace and quiet. Very comfortable in the cottage and an excellent meal at The Parva Farmhouse. We will definitely recommend this cottage to our friends.

Philip

What a lovely, quiet spot. Incredible birdsong! Thank you for your kind hospitality.

Matt, Sussex

It really is bigger on the inside! Lovely quiet spot to explore the lower white valley on food, on two wheels and by canoe. Very well appointed cottage set in owners grounds with views across to the Black mountains. The private fire pit was a highlight. Thank you.

Jeremy, Rugby

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Laura Kelway-Bamber

  • If castles light your fire, then you're spoilt for choice with Chepstow, Caldicot and Raglan each boasting their own magnificent stone-built castle, or maybe, like Wordsworth it will be the lure of Tintern Abbey (less than 2 miles away) that draws you.
  • Being an area of outstanding natural beauty there are cool forests to stroll or bicycle in, hills and mountains to climb, a natural cave system to explore, valleys to picnic in, and even the beauty of the Gower Beaches to explore a little further afield.
  • If it's an adrenaline fix you're after then head to The National Diving + Activity Centre (just outside Chepstow) and experience weightlessness 245ft in the air on a giant 3G swing, or take a zip wire trip along the length of the 80m deep flooded quarry.
  • Head underground and discover the delights of Clearwell Caves, a natural cave system mined for iron ore for years but now open to the public. Or go down Big Pit, a working coal mine from 1880 - 1980 but now a fascinating industrial heritage museum.
  • Gastronomes can indulge in the sensational tasting menu at The Whitebrook (15 min drive)which boasts a Michelin star and makes an unforgettable dining experience. Or arrange your stay to take advantage of Abergavenny's famous Food Festival in mid September
  • For those who seek peace and quiet you need go no further than the sun loungers on your private patio, the seat at the end of the orchard, or maybe the swing bench, glass of wine in hand, listening to the prolific birdsong and admiring the stunning view.