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- Pub 'on foot'
- Child and Baby Friendly
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Cyclists Accepted
- Walker Friendly
- Open Fire or Stove
- Own Parking
- Golfing Breaks
- Short Breaks
- Wi-Fi Access
- Rural Location
Sitting on the River Monnow, Monmouth is a historic market town that's full of charm. Just three miles away at Steppes Farm where you will find a delightful Monmouth self-catering cottage, The Dovecote is a stone and oak-beamed cottage that sleeps up to four in comfort.
The Dovecote makes the perfect holiday base, from which to explore the town and the wider area. With an award-winning restaurant on-site at Steppes Farm, a host of dining options in Monmouth and the local area, and self-catering facilities in The Dovecote, guests will certainly have plenty of options when it comes to eating out or at home whilst on holiday.
Two Bedrooms Sleeps 4
A delightful cottage rental sleeping up to four guests, The Dovecote near Monmouth is a stone and oak-beamed cottage that has been lovingly restored, retaining many of its original features. The front door leads into the spacious and comfortable lounge/dining room, with its traditional flagstone floor and inglenook fireplace. Logs are available on site for the log burner, and nothing can beat the charms of sitting around a warm fire after a day of sightseeing. There is a TV with DVD player and free WiFi throughout the cottage. Opening off the lounge is the well-equipped kitchen, with all kitchen utensils and equipment for a relaxed and enjoyable stay.
An old stone staircase takes guests up to the first floor, where they will find one double room and one twin room. Both rooms are tastefully decorated with pine beds and charming vintage furniture. The bathroom has a contemporary suite with an over-bath shower, and all towels are provided.
Guests have use of their own patio area and are also free to explore the gardens and 4-acre grounds. There is ample parking, and the cottage looks across to the rolling green fields of Monmouthshire.
The Stonemill Restaurant is also located at Steppes Farm, offering guests the opportunity to leave self-catering behind for an evening or two, to enjoy fine dining in a stylish setting. This Michelin-listed, AA 2 Rosette restaurant uses vegetables grown on-site at Steppes Farm, and only the best locally-sourced meat and fish, to produce stunning dishes that really showcase what the region has to offer.
This part of Wales is a fantastic holiday destination, offering a huge range of sightseeing opportunities, outdoor adventures, and historic locations. Fans of the great outdoors will love the miles of hiking trails in the area, the fabulous mountain biking in the Forest of Dean and the watersports on offer on the River Wye. For golfers, Raglan Parc is an 18-hole parkland course between Monmouth and Abergavenny and is perfect for guests staying at Steppes Farm.
For families with young children, the area has plenty of great things to see and do. A trip to the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo will leave little ones in awe, and a river cruise through Symonds Yat Gorge is guaranteed to be an instant hit. At Coleford, the Perrygrove Railway and Treetop Adventure are brilliant for younger children, and the ancient iron mines at nearby Clearwell Caves will inform and fascinate lively minds.
For relaxing days out in the area, the market towns of Abergavenny, Usk, and Chepstow all offer a charming mix of eclectic boutiques and traditional stores. Monmouth itself is well worth a visit, not least to see the spectacular Monnow Bridge, a medieval stone gated bridge, that is reported to be the only one of its kind in the country.
From rolling hills and miles of open countryside to castles, ruins and historic monuments, the border county of Monmouthshire has so much to offer. With The Dovecote as a holiday base, guests are guaranteed an amazing stay, with great memories to take home and cherish.