About

An idilic Welsh retreat for all

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Usk Country Cottages is quality family-friendly retreat for a relaxing farm holiday. Nestled between the Vale of Usk and the Wye Valley lye’s the peaceful rural village of Llangwm, Usk. This tranquil oasis awaits you, just minutes away from the M4 corridor.

With a thirty year history of hotel and catering hospitality and a love of the countryside, we have evolved these 11th—15th Century barns, bull pens, dairy and outbuildings into six luxury cottage lets. Fully furnished well appointed with a wealth of oak beams, vintage wheels and ancient stone await your enjoyment whether you need a holiday, a short break or a business travel base while you work away from home, everything you need is right here.

Only 8 miles from junction 24 M4, just 26 miles from Cardiff and readily accessible to historic towns such as Chepstow, Usk, Monmouth and Tintern.

Come & explore

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There’s a lot to see and do here at the cottages, including our all new and improved family gardens with terrace and BBQ facilities to enjoy all year round. This space is free for all to enjoy and ideal for large family get-togethers, and special occasions. The aptly named ‘Tiki-Hut’ comes complete with wood burner, hammocks and comfy seating, gazing out upon the beautiful miriad of blossoming trees. There’s also plenty to keep the children busy, including a trampoline, swings, slides and garden games.

Take a walk on the wild side

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Take a walk through the surrounding acres of rolling green fields and see fantasic sights such as the roman camp, the Sugarloaf and Raglan Castle, you can see for miles on a clear day. There is also an abundance of wildlife to see here, these beautiful creatures include wild ducks, woodpeckers, kingfisher, fire-crest and many more small native birds.

Follow the country walk signs with streams and gentle rolling fields, or visit our local historic churches of St John and St Jerome and the ancient screen, these are right next door to our farmhouse. We are just a few minutes from the famous Roman town of ‘Usk’. A short drive will take you to Chepstow, Tintern Abbey and the Wye valley, Monmouth, Newport and Cardiff.

What will you Discover?

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Each property has its own decking and garden furniture overlooking the fishponds and courtyard. Oak Cottage is the largest of four cottages set around the fishpond courtyard, along with Ash, Beech and Birch cottages. Rowan and Cedar over the lake were opened in 2009, to the same standards with their own grounds and a valley view and private parking. We can accomodate up to 32 persons.

Children welcome under good parental supervision, cots and high-chairs available. Accessibility is good with private car parking, flat entrances and doorways which are wide enough for less able visitors. Private car parks and large private garden picnic area.

 Once your batteries have recharged, you can discover the small town of Usk and its medieval castle, go pony trekking in the Brecon beacons, windsurfing at llandegfedd reservoir, fishing, cycling, walk the Usk valley walk, climb to devils pulpit at Tintern abbey, picnic at the island in Usk, go to the beach at Barry or the Gower, or choose from 15 golf courses near by, even the ‘Celtic manor’ Ryder cup course if you feel up to par.

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