ABOUT WALNUT TREE COTTAGE
Tucked away in a charming village and surrounded by woodland, Walnut Tree Cottage is a traditional Welsh stone cottage dating from 1881 with a modern extension housing a large master suite and a bright airy kitchen.
French doors lead to a fairytale garden bursting with flowers, herbs and fruit in the summer. Guests can listen to the babbling brook (which leads to an 8ft waterfall), explore the peaceful woodland and make a pizza in the outdoor oven all year around.Expect to see kingfishers, trout and even otters!
The cosy living room - featuring a woodburner - flows into the reception room and kitchen, allowing guests to spend time together or apart. The charming downstairs bedroom sleeps three in single beds under the eaves, with space for a baby in a travel cot provided upon request. A utility room contains a washer/dryer, iron and ironing board, a family-sized fridge and toys for the little ones. Upstairs, all three bedrooms feature king-size beds and the large master bedroom benefits from an en-suite bathroom. All beds are made up with 300 thread count hotel quality linen.
The cottage has been lovingly decorated to a high specification in a calming palette. The property, whilst not large, is big on style with furniture and fittings from all over the world. with a particular nod to the Far East.
There is Wifi throughout the property and a SmartTv including Netflix for rainy days.
Accommodates 7 people comfortably but may be booked to a maximum of 9 people.
No smoking or pets. Free parking for 2 cars.
Please note the brook is unfenced. Children must be supervised at all times.
Spend special time with friends and family warmed by the woodburner in this cosy yet elegant space with a touch of chinoiserie.
TV with streaming services, Netflix included.
A connected but separate room allows guests to be together yet apart. Peel away for an intimate conversation or just take the opportunity to have a quiet moment to yourself in this warm and serene space.
Find a bookshelf full of classics to catch up on and boardgames for all the family.
Gather, cook and eat in this large airy kitchen which leads to the garden through french doors. Fully equipped with dinnerware, cooking pots, utensils and appliances.
A magical fairytale garden. Filled with fruit, herbs and flowers, this mature garden blends beautifully into surrounding woodland. A babbling brook winds through the garden and ends in a picturesque 8ft waterfall.
Please note that the brook is not fenced off. Children must be supervised at all times.
1 King-sized bed
1 King-sized bed
3 x single beds
HOW TO GET HERE
Directions from the east
Follow the M4 over the Severn Bridge to Junction 24 (Newport). Take the A449 and then the A40 to Abergavenny. Stay on the A40 until just after the village of Crickhowell, then turn right onto the A479 to Talgarth. From here take the road sign-posted to Three Cocks & Hay-on- Wye (A4079 end then right onto the A438), on reaching Three Cocks stay on the same road and continue on into Hay (B4350). Continue on the B4350 and turn left on the second left marked Llanigon.
Take the M40 to the outskirts of Oxford and then the A40 to Cheltenham and onto Gloucester, stay on the A40 around Gloucester and on to Ross-on-Wye. At the Wilton roundabout outside Ross take the A49 to Hereford. After passing through Harewood End take the left turning for Hay-on-Wye (B4348). Stay with the B4348 and follow the sign posts for Hay. Continue on the B4350 until you see the second left turn for Llanigon.
Directions from Birmingham
Take the M5 to junction 8 and then the M50 to Ross-on-Wye. Then take the A49 to Hereford, after passing through Harewood End take the left turn for Hay-on-Wye (B4348) Stay with the B4348 & follow the signposts to Hay passing through Villages of Kingstone, Peterchurch & Dorstone. Stay on the B4348 until you see the signpost for Llanigon.
Whatever route you take, look out for the distinctive little bride right next to the Walnut Tree Cottage.
If you're arriving from abroad, and would like to be picked up from an Airport, you could contact a local taxi company.
The closest Train station, approaching from England, to Hay-on-Wye is in the city of Hereford, approximately 21 miles east of Hay-on-Wye. The closest station approaching from Wales is Builth Wells, 19 miles away.
National Rail Enquiries, Tel: 08457 484950 www.nationalrail.co.uk
Stagecoach Bus times for Hay-on-Wye (T14 Bus Service) can be downloaded from the Stagecoach bus website here
A regular Bus Service runs from Hereford Rail Station to Hay-on-Wye. Public Travel Information Tel: 0871 2002233 www.traveline.info
Also, Hay Ho! is a bus service which runs between Hereford Rail Station and Hay on Wye on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays. See website for more information.
National Express Coaches, Tel: 08705 808080 www.nationalexpress.com