We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Highlands Cottage | apple orchard | Wye Valley | south-facing terrace

58 reviews
Save
Highlands Cottage
Kitchen
1 of 19Highlands Cottage
Overview
Reviews
Amenities
Availability
Map
Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Cottage
Highlands Cottage is tucked away in an apple orchard with fantastic views across the hills of the Wye Valley. You can sit outside on the South facing patio and soak in the fresh air and peaceful countryside. Highlands Cottage is a detached, stone built converted stable with lots of rural charm. It is tastefully converted with a double bedroom, sitting and dining room, fully equipped kitchen and walk in wet room. Free wifi. There is parking for two cars beside the cottage. From the door you can enjoy numerous forest and riverside walks and it is a short drive to the lovely town of Monmouth, numerous local attractions, golf courses, canoe hire and the Forest of Dean. We are surrounded by woodland and a short walk to the River Wye. The cottage sits in our apple orchard, and on our 2 acre sma...Highlands Cottage is tucked away in an apple orchard with fantastic views across the hills of the Wye Valley. You can sit outside on the South facing patio and soak in the fresh air and peaceful countryside. Highlands Cottage is a detached, stone built converted stable with lots of rural charm. It is tastefully converted with a double bedroom, sitting and dining room, fully equipped kitchen and walk in wet room. Free wifi. There is parking for two cars beside the cottage. From the door you can enjoy numerous forest and riverside walks and it is a short drive to the lovely town of Monmouth, numerous local attractions, golf courses, canoe hire and the Forest of Dean. We are surrounded by woodland and a short walk to the River Wye. The cottage sits in our apple orchard, and on our 2 acre small holding, which guests are free to enjoy; there are trees to climb, a rope swing and spectacular views. We make our own cider and apple juice and have various livestock for children to enjoy. We welcome you with complimentary apple juice from our small-holding and home-made organic bread. The cottage has a double bed and bunks. The kitchen is fully equipped with hob, oven, fridge freezer, microwave and plenty of crockery and cooking equipment. The dining area seats four, and is also a lap-top friendly space (with fast, free wifi). The sitting area has two double sofas, TV, DVD player and coffee table. Outside there is a South-facing patio with table and chairs, reclining chairs and a fire bowl. Come and relax in the Wye Valley.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We have free range poultry so if you are bringing a dog it will need to be good around livestock. We welcome dogs and have a £25 dog surcharge. The cottage is no-smoking.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
Show more
About the Owner
Louise C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2015
Write a reviewReviews (58)

41 - 50 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 19 May 2017

Need to getaway? This is a lovely cottage right in the heart of the Wye Valley. Really close to the M48 and only 20 minutes from either Chepstow and Monmouth. Plenty of Forestry Commission walks close by, the nearest only a 5 minute walk from...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Steve B
Management response:Responded 19 May 2017

Thanks for your stay Steven. Lovely to meet you both and your friendly dogs. We're really glad you enjoyed the cottage and local walking. See you again, Louise and Rob

Reviewed 22 February 2017

Had a lovely weekend in Rob and Lou's cosy little walkers cottage.Set next to an orchard and with lovely views over the local area it's the perfect place to get away from it all.Super comfy bed,well stocked kitchen and wi-fi made it a very comfortable...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank alstarm
Management response:Responded 22 February 2017

Hi Alastair We're really pleased you had a good stay and hope to see you again soon. Rob

Reviewed 21 September 2016

Lovely country idyll in a delightful orchard setting. Just right for me and my dog! Great WiFi and good modern facilities. Perfectly placed for exploring the Brecons & Black Mountains & Forest of Dean.

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank GoPlaces670803
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Beautiful quiet location with stunning views, well maintained cottage, friendly owners, good wifi, great walking territory. What more could you want?

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank bremla
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We hired Lou and Robs cottage for a naming ceremony for our 18month son, that we held on the rustic terrace in front of the cottage overlooking their apple orchard, clucking chickens, with the wooded Wye valley beyond. It was a memorable day, made more...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank timfisher1978
See more reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Travelled down from Scotland for a family christening. Arrived late afternoon with teenagers who had one main concern, was there Wifi? The cottage is lovely and set in an Orchard overlooking the Welsh countryside. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you'd need, and there...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Sharnimo2
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place is beautiful. It's nestled amongst an apple orchard (the owner lets you eat the apples) in a beautiful part of the Wye Valley. The views from the patio out to the valley were amazing. The surrounding area is wonderful for walking and there...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank 527gavinr
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Very friendly and helpful service. Comfortable well-equipped accommodation. Quiet rural location but within easy reach many interesting places to visit. Excellent wi-fi connection

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Evelyn H
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Louise and Rob are excellent hosts and we were made to feel very welcome. Fresh eggs and apple jam were waiting on the dining table when we arrived. The children enjoyed feeding the chickens and geese and exploring the woods around the area. The cottage...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Chris W
Management response:Responded 3 August 2016

Thanks for the review. We're glad you had a good time at Highlands. And that's for leaving the cottage so clean. We look forward to seeing you again. Rob-louise

Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is a lovely small stone cottage set in a peaceful orchard away from the road. Louise our host was very welcoming and went out of her way to arrange the furniture for our young baby so we could set up a travel cot. It...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank mrmewing
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Rural/Countryside Retreats
See more amenities
Availability
January 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
February 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
March 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
April 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
May 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
June 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
View all months
Map
+
About the neighbourhood
We are 15 minutes from from the charming market town of Monmouth, with lovely independent shops and restaurants. There is a village shop at half an hour's beautiful walk through the woods. We are surrounded by miles and miles of wonderful walking country. Host Louise is a keen walker and can advise on numerous walks, taking in forests, the River Wye, pubs and historic sites. There are numerous visitor attractions a short drive from Highlands Cottage, including: canoeing on the River Wye, graded mountain bike tracks, 6 castles, Tintern Abbey, Puzzlewood ancient forest, golf courses, Go Ape, The Forest of Dean, Dean Forest steam railway. At an hour's drive you can access Cardiff and The Brecon Beacon mountains.
Getting around
A car is pretty much essential, although we are close to a bus stop serving Monmouth and Chepstow.
More
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Is my payment insured in any way?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, Tripadvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#HL2227082287