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This beautiful Welsh border county has so much to offer visitors choosing to take a self-catering holiday in Monmouthshire. Featuring stunning scenery from riverside to hilltop, it lies between the Wye Valley – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Brecon Beacons National Park. Renting a holiday cottage in Monmouthshire is a great way to take it all in and have a place to return to each evening. Monmouthshire is a picturesque corner of Wales, packed with natural beauty, pretty market towns, and its fair share of castles, such as Chepstow, Raglan, Caldicot, and Abergavenny. To spend an hour or two exploring other historic locations, head for Monmouth or the ruins of Tintern Abbey.

Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Anne’s Hut blends into the surrounding woodland. The unique former shepherd’s hut has been fashioned into a romantic holiday cottage in Penterry, Monmouthshire, which boasts extensive gardens with wonderful countryside views, luxurious décor, a wood burner, an outdoor firepit and contemporary comforts.

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A restored windmill stands in the middle of a field of ripe wheat.
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
6

This luxuriously furnished windmill in the countryside near Usk in Monmouthshire was built in 1813 and lovingly restored to create a large, quirky holiday cottage sleeping 12 close to the Brecon Beacons National Park. Pets welcome.

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Sleeps
20
Bedrooms
8

Woodbank is a large, idyllic holiday cottage in South Wales in beautiful rural surroundings above the River Usk. The holiday cottage in Llanhennock sleeps 20 people in 8 bedrooms with six bathrooms. It is set within twenty acres of private grounds within easy reach of the Brecon Beacons and the South Wales Coast.

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Exterior of a large mock Tudor house with 1st floor balcony.
Sleeps
24
Bedrooms
9

Fairlea Grange is a superb, large, and comfortable Victorian townhouse in Abergavenny, sleeping up to 24 guests. It is in a perfect location for exploring the Brecon Beacons and the Welsh Marches. Facilities in this dog-friendly holiday home include a huge Home TV Lounge, Games Room, Hot Tub and Mini-gym.

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A stone drive leads to a barn conversion surrounded by well-mown lawns.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Orchard Cottage is a gorgeous stone-built romantic holiday cottage in the Wye Valley in a designated National Landscape in Penterry, Monmouthshire. The pet-friendly cottage offers contemporary comforts, a log fire, traditional charm, seclusion, an outdoor fire pit, and lovely rural views across Monmouthshire.

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Sleeps
24
Bedrooms
11

The Manor on the Monnow is an impressive baroque manor house located on the east bank of the River Monnow, just a short walk from the centre of Monmouth. The property comfortably accommodates 24 guests in 11 bedrooms/9 bathrooms, with spacious communal areas, great outdoor space, and a hot tub too!

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Sleeps
24
Bedrooms
10

Orchard House is a large and luxuriously furnished holiday cottage in Monmouthshire nestled deep in the Llangovan Valley on a cider apple farm. It lies in a peaceful rural area of outstanding natural beauty. This family and dog-friendly countryside cottage sleep 24 in 10 bedrooms (8 bathrooms). Pets Welcome.

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Sleeps
17
Bedrooms
7

Treetops is a large holiday cottage in Monmouthshire with a swimming pool located in the sleepy village of Govilon near the attractive market town of Abergavenny. It sleeps 17 and is perfect for large groups, walking and cycling holidays in the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains.

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24
Bedrooms
10

High Cloud is a large and comfortable Wye Valley Farmhouse and separate Barn in Monmouthshire with a swimming pool and hot tub. High Cloud offers self-catering holidays in a secluded countryside location - no neighbours or traffic noise, just panoramic far-reaching rural views. Pets welcome.

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Nature seems to have designed Monmouthshire with beauty in mind, endowing it with soft rolling hills, gently sloping wooded valleys and the meandering rivers of the Usk and Wye..

Here are ten suggestions for things to do in Monmouthshire:

  1. Visit Tintern Abbey: This historic abbey dates back to the 12th century and is a beautiful example of Gothic architecture. Visitors can take a guided tour or explore the ruins on their own.

  2. Walk the Offa's Dyke Path: This 177-mile trail follows the ancient boundary between England and Wales, offering stunning views of the countryside.

  3. Go cycling: Monmouthshire has some excellent cycling routes, including the scenic Usk Valley Trail and the challenging Black Mountains Loop.

  4. Explore the Brecon Beacons National Park: Monmouthshire is located on the edge of this stunning national park, which offers plenty of opportunities for hiking, wildlife spotting, and outdoor activities.

  5. Visit Abergavenny: This charming market town is known for its excellent food scene, with plenty of independent cafes, restaurants, and pubs to choose from.

  6. Take a canal boat trip: The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal runs through the county and offers scenic boat trips with stunning views of the countryside.

  7. Go fishing: Monmouthshire has plenty of rivers and lakes that are perfect for fishing, including the River Usk and Llandegfedd Reservoir.

  8. Visit Raglan Castle: This impressive castle was built in the 15th century and is now a popular tourist attraction, with plenty of history to explore.

  9. Go horse riding: Monmouthshire has some excellent equestrian facilities, including the Llangorse Multi Activity Centre and the Tregare Riding Centre.

  10. Visit the Wye Valley: This stunning area of natural beauty offers plenty of opportunities for hiking, wildlife spotting, and exploring picturesque villages and towns such as Chepstow and Ross-on-Wye.

  11. Plan a day on the river and hire a canoe at the Monmouth Canoe Centre.

  12. Hire bicycles in Abergavenny and take to the lanes on a summer’s day to really appreciate the natural beauty of the Monmouthshire Countryside.  Guaranteed to work up a healthy appetite for a meal made of local produce back at your Monmouthshire holiday home.