Monmouthshire Holiday Cottages

Nestled on the border of Wales and England, Monmouthshire offers a captivating blend of rich history, breathtaking landscapes and gastronomic delights. Explore the magnificent ruins of Raglan Castle, a masterpiece of Tudor architecture, or visit the imposing Tintern Abbey, a hauntingly beautiful Cistercian monastery. Monmouthshire's countryside is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, with the rolling hills of the Wye Valley and the picturesque trails of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Hike through lush forests, cycle along scenic routes, canoe along the River Wye or simply soak in the serenity of the South Wales countryside. Food lovers will delight in Monmouthshire's diverse culinary scene, known for its local produce, farm-to-table dining and award-winning restaurants. Indulge in artisanal cheeses, sample locally brewed ales and savour delectable dishes crafted from the freshest ingredients. If you're looking for a holiday in Wales that ticks all the right boxes, then this is the destination for you. Whether it's a pet-friendly property for your furry friend, spacious accommodation for all the family or a romantic retreat for two, we've got you covered with our Monmouthshire holiday cottages.

Views across the Brecon Beacons in Monmouthshire, Wales

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Things to do in Monmouthshire on your holiday in Wales

Savour local cuisine and fresh produce...
From local market stalls to Michelin-starred restaurants, the county of Monmouthshire is a foodie's dream! Known as the food capital of Wales, it features a vibrant and varied culinary scene that blends traditional Welsh dishes with contemporary flavours. Plan your visit during the annual Abergavenny Food Festival, the largest UK food festival, and you'll be in for a real treat. As well as an array of street food and market stalls, it features culinary demonstrations, workshops and tasting sessions. Pick up some delicious produce and practice your new skills from the comfort of your kitchen in one of our self-catering Monmouthshire cottages.

Enjoy incredible hiking and outdoor activities...
For those in search of an active break packed with outdoor adventures, then you've come to the right place. Try your hand at everything, from paddle boarding and kayaking to rock climbing and gorge scrambling. Cycle your way around the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Black Mountains; walk along scenic trails like Offa's Dyke Path and the Usk Valley Walk; hike to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain for panoramic views across the Brecon Beacons National Park; or take a leisurely boat trip along the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. After a busy day exploring, reward yourself with a cold pint in a local pub or head back to your holiday home to soak aching muscles in your own private hot tub.

Visit historic sites and ancient ruins...
Exploring Monmouthshire's historic sites offers a fascinating journey into the past, from medieval churches and Gothic architecture to Norman fortresses and Roman remains. Top of your list should be Tintern Abbey, an iconic Cistercian monastery in the Wye Valley, followed by the impressive ruins of Raglan Castle, with its 15th-century walls and hexagonal-shaped Great Tower. For keen walkers, following the long-distance Three Castle Walk is an interesting and invigorating way to visit three of the county's Norman fortresses. At 19 miles, it's a challenging route that takes you to Skenfrith Castle, Grosmont Castle and White Castle.

View of Monmouth Viaduct across the River Wye in Monmouthshire, Wales