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Ramblers Rest Cottage

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Ramblers Rest is perfect for a break in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. Grade II listed, this self catering cottage nestles in the oldest street in Crickhowell, and is only 2 minutes walk from the River Usk, famous for its excellent fishing and wildlife. WE HAVE THE 'GOOD TO GO' cleanliness accreditation for 2021. Recently refurbished throughout, the cottage is centrally heated and offers well appointed accommodation, but retains the charm and peaceful atmosphere of its mid-1800s origin. Crickhowell is the overall winner in the Best British High Street Award for 2018 Whether you are walkers, anglers, outdoor pursuits enthusiasts, nature lovers, or just want to enjoy a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life, Ramblers Rest is the ideal starting point. ** STRICTLY '...Ramblers Rest is perfect for a break in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. Grade II listed, this self catering cottage nestles in the oldest street in Crickhowell, and is only 2 minutes walk from the River Usk, famous for its excellent fishing and wildlife. WE HAVE THE 'GOOD TO GO' cleanliness accreditation for 2021. Recently refurbished throughout, the cottage is centrally heated and offers well appointed accommodation, but retains the charm and peaceful atmosphere of its mid-1800s origin. Crickhowell is the overall winner in the Best British High Street Award for 2018 Whether you are walkers, anglers, outdoor pursuits enthusiasts, nature lovers, or just want to enjoy a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life, Ramblers Rest is the ideal starting point. ** STRICTLY 'NO SMOKING' COTTAGE ** ***SHORT BREAKS AVAILABLE - PLEASE ASK FOR A QUOTE*** *******Crickhowell was voted Best High Street in Britain in autumn 2018 and The Best Place to Live in Wales in April 2019 !! Book now!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No stag or hen parties
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Manager
Christina H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely cottage is very comfortable and very well equipped with everything we needed for a long weekend over Easter. We had long, busy days out and this was the perfect place to come back to relax at the end of the day. We were...More

Date of stay: April 2022
Thank jom935
rocsemary6, VR Owner at Ramblers Rest Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us, and it's great to hear you enjoyed your time in Crickhowell. Christina (owner)

Reviewed 1 April 2022 via mobile

The cottage was unbelievable. It was warm enough to sit in the garden at least once. Only a short walk to the bridge. My husband is disabled, which made somethings difficult, but we found ways to make it work. We were thrilled to see the...More

Date of stay: March 2022
Thank 638rein_m
Reviewed 6 November 2021

Thank you to Christina & partner for making us welcome in Ramblers Rest. We enjoyed a wonderful car free holiday, varied walks up hills & along the beautiful canal. Crickhowell has everything we need & more, really looking forward to coming back (in fact, booked...More

Date of stay: October 2021
Thank stevedI4970JG
rocsemary6, VR Owner at Ramblers Rest Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2021

Thank you so very much for your review of your stay in Crickhowell - it seems you really have got the feel of the town, which is wonderful, and a very friendly place for residents and tourists alike. See you both next year. Christina

Reviewed 5 July 2021

We enjoyed our first short break at the cottage which is excellently well equipped. The cottage was very clean on arrival. The parking is very problematic but this is explained in the description and in hindsight something we should of researched better before booking as...More

Date of stay: July 2021
Thank Sally J
Reviewed 22 June 2021

painted floors were very slippy and painted stairs were an accident waiting to happen, only 1 sofa so nowhere comfortable for a family to sit in the evening, the area was fantastic but the cottage was not up to scratchMore

Date of stay: May 2021
Thank Wanderer19291481741
rocsemary6, VR Owner at Ramblers Rest Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2021

Only just seen this review! Oh dear. One sofa - which sits three, and two armchairs, but you said you had nowhere to sit? And there were only two of you? Regarding the stairs - no-one has ever had a problem, and we were advised...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2021

If you want to stay in Crickhowell, this is the place to book. It is perfectly located on a lovely road. The house was super clean, very well equipped and extremely comfortable and warm. It is even nicer than the photos! Christina was so helpful...More

Date of stay: May 2021
Thank Ed333255120
rocsemary6, VR Owner at Ramblers Rest Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2021

Hello! Thank you so much for your review, and we very much look forward to seeing you again at the cottage one day.... Best Regards Christina (owner)

Reviewed 9 May 2021

I can't think of a better place to celebrate release from lockdown! Everything we needed in the cottage was there, and a dry week meant we were out on the hills every day. Freedom!

Date of stay: April 2021
Thank richardcA2292MZ
rocsemary6, VR Owner at Ramblers Rest Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2021

Thank you so much for your review, and we hope to see you in Crickhowell again one day! Christina

Reviewed 27 April 2021 via mobile

We have stayed in many homes and cottages over the years, but nowhere comes close to the Rambler's Rest! From the smooth and friendly booking process and the clear instructions we could tell that everything would be ready for our arrival. Not just that, everything...More

Date of stay: April 2021
Thank weltenbummler228
rocsemary6, VR Owner at Ramblers Rest Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2021

Hello, and thank you SO MUCH for your review - it's been a hard year for everyone, everywhere, and we have been delighted to be able to welcome guests again.....................so it's great to know that our visitors are happy! WE do try to make the...More

Reviewed 20 January 2020

We stayed 5 nights at Ramblers Rest in December and it was perfect. We were welcomed with charming christmas decorations, and the kitchen is so well appointed that we had no difficulty baking a traditional christmas roast here. Parking in the local school ground is...More

Date of stay: December 2019
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Reviewed 9 December 2019

Date of stay: December 2019
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
There is lots more information available at the following venues:- Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery Abergavenny Museum National Museum Cardiff St Fagans: National History Museum
Getting around
Train station at Abergavenny (six miles). Local buses run from Crickhowell Nearest airports - Cardiff or Bristol
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ramblers Rest Cottage

Ramblers Rest Cottage is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Ramblers Rest Cottage has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Ramblers Rest Cottage has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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