Farm Holiday Cottages near Abergavenny

The Courtyard at Penydre Cottages, Llanvihangel Crucourney

Pen-Y-Dre Farm Cottages is a recently converted beautiful 17th Century Coach House near Abergavenny in Monmouthshire. Much attention has been paid to the finer details - many of the original features have been retained, including the great oak beams and stone walls giving the cottages a true `country feel`. The layout of the cottages are similar but they all have individual characteristics and decor. A private drive leads to the front and a few steps lead up to the doors, the living area is on the higher level. There are stairs down to the bedrooms and bathroom which is then level with the farm courtyard! This is a large mixed farm with cattle and arable, including a few unusual breeds of poultry. We are happy for visitors to explore the farm, which also has a woodland site.

Penydre Cottages near Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
Penydre Cottages near Abergavenny

Abergavenny & The Surrounding Area

This is an ideal location for either several families wishing to holiday together, or for groups keen to visit The Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons, or walk the Offa`s Dyke Path which passes close to the cottages. The villages of Llanvihangel Crucourney is famous for The Skirrid Mountain Inn, which is the oldest pub in Wales and was used as Judge Jeffrie`s Court. The Skirrid Inn also provides excellent food, as do the other pubs in the village. The famous Walnut Tree Restaurant is also close by. The scenery is superb with The Skirrid Mountain just behind the cottages and The Black Mountains just beyond the village. Pen-Y-Dre Farm Cottages are ideally situated to explore the Wye Valley, Welsh Border Country, Forest of Dean and The Brecon Beacons National Park.

The Courtyard at Penydre Cottages, Llanvihangel Crucourney
The Courtyard at Penydre Cottages, Llanvihangel Crucourney

It is five miles from the market town of Abergavenny, 18 miles from Hereford and 25 miles from Brecon. There is a regular bus service passing the farm; train stations are at Abergavenny and Hereford.

It is also ideal for many outdoor activities including pony trekking, bird watching, gliding, fishing, photography, caving, quad trekking, golf, climbing, mountain biking and water sports.

Pent Y Bwch (The Cow Byre), Y Stabl (The Stables), Ty Melin (The Mill House)

Inside the Self Catering Cottages at Penydre Farm, Abergavenny
Inside the Self Catering Cottages at Penydre Farm

These cottages will all sleep 4 EACH plus cots; each has 2 bedrooms, a large open plan living area with well equipped kitchen, microwave, electric cooker, fridge etc. dining table and chairs, comfortable sofa, chairs and colour TV. Downstairs is one double and one twin bedroom. The bathroom has a bath with shower over, hand basin and toilet.

Ty Crasu (The Bake House)

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms. This is a slightly smaller cottage, still sleeping 4 people but with bunk beds instead of twin. Lawns in front of each cottage have garden furniture and a bar-b-que, is available. Each cottage has economy 7 storage heaters plus electric fires if required. All electricity, heating, duvets, pillows, linen and towels are inclusive. Pets welcome - but it should be remembered this is a working farm. There is a laundry room with a coin operated washing machine, tumble dryer. Ample Parking on site.

The Loft room at Penydre Farm, Llanfihangel Crucourney
The Loft room at Penydre Farm, Llanfihangel Crucourney

The Caravan Park & Camping

Pen-Y-Dre also has a small select caravan park opposite the main farm buildings. Facilities on site include electric hook ups, hard pitches, shower and toilet block and wash up room. One shower and toilet block suitable for disabled persons. Camping on same site. Open Easter to the end of October.

Cottages from 170 - 370 both short breaks and weekly lets. Bed & Breakfast either in farmhouse or cottage (when available) from 25 - 30 per person. Camping 4.00. Caravans 8.00 - 9.50.

For more information plus latest booking info see our website:

or contact: Idris and Gwenllian Jones, Pen-Y-Dre Farm, Llanvihangel Crucorney, near Abergavenny. Tel/Fax: 01873 890246.

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