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River Cottage Crickhowell

River Cottage
Certificate of Excellence
29 reviews
River Cottage
The Courtyard
Entrance and BBQ
Accommodation centrally heated with maple floor
Bedroom configured as double bed with optional 3rd bunk bed
Crickhowell Bridge 50m from River Cottage
Seating area
Sunset from Sugarloaf mountain
Shower room
Fully equipped kitchen
Belfast sink ideal for preparing your salmon!
Shower room
Bedroom configured as bunks for 2
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Crickhowell, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
The cottage is situated at the rear of the owners residence within an enclosed walled courtyard (Safe for children) Comfortable for 2, but available for 3, the bunk accommodation converts to a double bed with a single above if required.

The accommodation comprises a living area with dining table and bench seating and beds. A separate, well equipped kitchen with gas hob and electric fan oven, fridge, microwave and a plentiful supply of crockery and utensils.

PLEASE NOTE: the cottage is very small and does not have cupboards, wardrobes, comfy chairs or a TV. it is a former Victorian wash house so if you are looking for a large room to spread out in this is not for you.

The pretty courtyard is an array of hanging baskets, plants and herbs. A barbecue and table and chairs make this a perfect place to relax after blissful days exploring...
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About the Owner, River C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 50 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2010
Overall rating: 3.5 / 5.0
Based on 29 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL133392
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Average - based on 29 reviews
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  • English first
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English first
English first
English first
1 review
Reviewed 26 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

It is a magic place, inbetween nature and also next to a pub and in a few minutes to a little centre with friendly people. I enjoyed it walking around and had always a smile in my face because of my happiness to stay here. The room has basically everything what you need. Because of there are not any places...

Management response:

Thank you Brigitte. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay.


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paul w
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Second visit. Great location situated by the river in the lovely town of Crickhowell. Perfect accommodation for the outdoor person looking to escape... quiet pub within staggering distance. Very quiet location. Walking distance for the pubs, shops, local produce etc . The accommodation is exactly what is described on the tin ......

Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Back again after three years. Cottage meets the needs. Yes it's small but it is a fantastic location and has everything you need really. Don't know when but I guess we'll be back!

Management response:

Thanks Phil & family. We look forward to seeing you back again.


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Grill
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
Additional amenities & feature info
The beds comprise substantial, Scandinavian style, purpose built pine bunk-beds, the bottom of which converts to a comfortable double bed. The price per night or per week is for the cottage and up to 3 guests.

Any damage paid for.

Please clean dishes used prior to departure

Dogs to be cleaned up after
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    1 Twin
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
GBP 70
GBP 400
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Normal rental times start from 2pm onwards and departure by 11am on the final day but we are happy to be flexible depending on other bookings. Please enquire a few days before your arrival if you wish to come earlier or leave later. Unfortunately we do not accept payment cards, payment accepted by on line bank transfer or cheque in advance.We can offer additional discount for bookings of more than four weeks. If you are interested, please enquire. Cancellation terms - booking cancellation 100% refund unless cancellation made within 2 weeks of stay then 50% reduction would apply. Any cancellation made within 48 hours of arrival there will be no refund.
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About the neighbourhood
For such a small village you are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining. Crickhowell is famous for the historic Coaching Inn, The Bear Hotel. Also visit The Dragon, well know for its excellent cuisine and friendly welcome. There are five pubs in the village. The Bridge End Inn by the river is only a stones throw from the cottage. Also the contemporary Brasserie Number 18 serves award winning cuisine, as well as several cafes a renownedl fish and chip shop and a Chinese restaurant.

Crickhowell also boasts its own department store, Nicholls

The ruin of Crickhowell Castle is a short walk away as is the canal with it its tranquil paths for walking and cycling. Nearby Abergavenny is a historic market town (see The Abergavenny Song by Marty Wilde on UTube for a slide show!)For a peep into...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Cardiff International: 50.0 km
Railway: Abergavenny: 11.0 km
Ferry: Swansea: 57.0 km
River Cottage is exactly 150 miles from London Heathrow Airport, situated 50 metres from the River Usk Bridge in the little market town of Crickhowell. It is well served by motorway/dual carriageway links and is a mere 6 miles from a dual carriageway link on to the motorway network, with the M4 and M50 corridors both 30 miles away.

The nearest rail link is at Abergavenny which is famous for its International Food Festival in September and is 8 miles distant. Car hire is available from the station.

If you are arriving by air, Cardiff International Airport is 47 miles away, and is served by Flybe, Bmibaby and Aer Lingus. Bristol International Airport on the other side of the River Severn Bridge is 52 miles distant, and is served by Easyjet and Ryanair. Both Airports offer extensive car hi...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 55.0 km.
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