$243 / night
Total guests, Nights

Foxes Reach (Holiday Cottage Nr Tintern, Wales) – Home 4310673 House

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Foxes Reach (Holiday Cottage Nr Tintern, Wales) – Home 4310673

  • House
  • 4 bedrooms
  • sleeps 6
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Child Friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet Friendly

Description from owner


Just two miles from Tintern Abbey and the River Wye a warm welcome awaits you at this prizewinning five star stone detached character cottage .. With its blissful hot tub in a sheltered pretty garden the cottage is perfect for reunions, honeymoons ,significant birthdays as well as family holidays,

We are as often chosen for couples wanting a little special time out as by families ( and out of school and public holidays we offer a reduction for just a couple)

We offer 2 night short breaks in January, 3 and 4 night short breaks January to Easter and October to Christmas and 7 night stays or longer all year round. If you can see a space in our availability chart ( or a short stay gap in summer ) but not a price please ask!

We have four bedrooms so sleeping up to 6 ( two double and two single rooms) and the cottage is quietly set in a small rural hamlet but there are neighbours so its private but not isolated .

We are unusually comprehensively equipped , the kitchen has all you could need and has a flatscreen TV/DVD player , plus there is flatscreen Satellite TV with DVD in the sitting room ( and flatscreen TV/DVD in all four bedrooms as well) .Due to new superfast internet access during winter 2016/7 we will move to upgraded internet TV

Superfast WiFi internet access for your own devices is included in the rental .We have , 2 Ipod docks.

We have two sparkling bathrooms( one upstairs with bathtub one downstairs with walk in shower) . Romantic bedsteads, lavendered Egyptian linens, towels all included .

There is full central heating , cosy woodburner and logs are available ( extra cost) year round.

We even have a visiting beauty therapist and a fully qualified hairdresser who can offer a huge range of relaxing treatments on site by arrangement. We can arrange a visiting chef who can also fill your freezer.

A well behaved pet is welcome - usually this means dogs in this superb walking area with brilliant walks from the doorstep and Offas Dyke. The Wales Coastal Path and the Wye Valley Walk all very nearby . Our garden is fenced and we have a bowl and a muddy paws towel iff you forget your own.

(But we have stabling for your horse nearby too and the hacking/trail riding is also exceptional.)

We offer whole weeks and also 2, 3 and 4 night short breaks at some times of year ( please e mail for our prices which are very difficult to show in full on this site) .

At Christmas and New Year the cottage is fully decorated even with a tree fresh from the local forests.

The area is great because things are open all year round . There is excellent walking right from the doorstep , amazing golf( 20 good courses including Ryder Cup Wales 2010 within a one hour driving radius approx ), We offer great eating ( everything from a pub to Michelin stars) , castles, canoeing, geocaching, mountain biking , birdwatching , walking,- and sleeping- we are perfect for just chilling out.!

Star Wares was filmed locally. beware of Stormtroopers!

We were given a top level Green award and were the winners of Best Accommodation Forest of Dean Area 2007, best green accommodation 2016 as well as runner up Best in Wales 2007-9 Foxes Reach was itself Runner Up Best Place to Stay ( self catering) in the triennial Visit Wales National Tourism Awards 2007 and is sister cottage to the 2010 Winner of Best Place to Stay in the same ownership.

In 2015 we won Best Visitor Welcome at the National Tourism Awards

In 2015 we won best Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Business at the Monmouthshire Business Awards.

We are Convenient Idyllic Immaculate.

Ask about our Off seasons "just a couple" discount.

Credit cards accepted.

We can supply lots more information and pictures on request. If you need to know more about anything please see our own website or just ask! We are a family owned and operated business and value you- our customers.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2: Full bed
    Bedroom 3: Twin bed
    Bedroom 4: Twin bed
  • 1 Full bath, 1 Shower


  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Shared garden
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

Its best to bring your own car or cycle as public transport is not ideal in our rural area. Nearest bus stops are approx 1.5 miles.

Interaction with guest

We try to welcome every arriving party personally to show you anything you need to know and then we leave you to enjoy. We can suggest lots of things to see and do if you would like this assistance- and there is loads of information in the cottage. We do come regularly to service the hot tub but we are discreet and you will probably not see us. If you need us we are available throughout your stay- just e mail.


Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

No refund If you cancel, any money you have paid cannot be refunded.

Check-in date

House rules

Only guests booked with the owners may stay in the property or use the hot tub. No parties may be held in the property. Sorry no stag or hen or youth groups without express permission of the owners in writing in advance. "Pets" usually means friendly house trained domestic dogs. Guarding and aggressive types are not accepted.Incontinent young or old dogs not accepted. Horses are sometimes accepted at extra charge .Stabling in walking distance of Foxes Reach. Please ask.


About the owner

Mrs Fiona W.
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 Nov 2021
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French, German





58 reviews

Very Good

“Lovely Cottage”

Reviewed 28 Oct 2017

The cottage was very clean, owner helpful too. Hot tub lovely and seeing the horse next door in the field was lovely. Well equipped in that it was lovely to have a washing machine and drier for laundr… More

“One of the best dog friendly cottages we've stayed in.”

Reviewed 24 Aug 2017

6 weeks have passed since our holiday at Foxes Reach and the fact I'm writing this review (I nearly always read them but rarely write them), is testament of what a fabulous holiday we had. We wen… More

Response from the owner So delighted you had a great stay. We cannot always promise such brilliant weather but super that it worked for you! Please come back before too long!

“absolutely fantastic cottage!”

Reviewed 18 Aug 2016

We stayed here for a week back in May 2016 for our anniversary, Sorry for the late review Malcolm and Fiona! We had the most amazing stay at this wonderfully well equipped cottage. Care and attention… More

Response from the owner Fantastic that you enjoyed your stay and would come again! Thank you so much for adding this review! Come back soon!

“Lovely dog friendly holiday cottage”

Reviewed 14 Dec 2015

We spent two weeks in this lovely cottage with our two dogs. We enjoyed the whole experience and could not fault anything. The owners are very attentive, the cottage is extremely well equipped and ver… More

Response from the owner Thank you so much for taking the time to write this for us. We know that your stay in our area was quite busy and so we really appreciate it. Have a safe journey home and a great Christmas- we hope to welcome you back next time! Kind regards and pats to dogs!

“A really lovely cottage, absolutely delighted with it”

Reviewed 15 Nov 2015

We went to Foxes Reach for my parents Golden Wedding anniversary and I am happy to say that we all loved it and they thoroughly enjoyed their weekend there. The cottage is lovely with everything you c… More

“Some little shortcomings...”

Reviewed 26 Jul 2015

The property was nice and clean, the hot tube excellent for relaxation, our dogs loved the garden. But we noticed some failings : no wifi, the drying machine needed continuous supervision, and -despit… More

Response from the owner We are really sorry and a little suprised to hear these things. We were aware thar the WiFi failed. We had to complain repeatedly to British Telecom and it took them over a week to fix the problem on their line. We did immediately refund the WiFi charge and apologise to the guests but despite daily chasing we could not get a faster repair.This was out of our control unfortunately. We have not had any issues before or since with the large new tumble drier and no difficulty was reported to us at the time. We do have a spare one had we heard about any problem. Happily, and as our guest says, the weather was good and we do have a rotary washing line plus an indoor drying rack with heating panel in our laundry room. These guests were with us in early June. At that time of the year our included central heating is set to come on if the temperature indoors falls below 20C from 6 30 am to 10 am, 19C all day and then 20 again from 5pm to 11pm. We have a woodburner for use by guests if this is not enough as everyones tastes in heat do vary so greatly. We are readily available to our guests as we see to the hot tub on a daily basis and in this case chatted with the guests on arrival and several times during their stay but sadly none of this apart from the WiFi matter and some minor damage by the guests was reported to us. We would have tried to help had we known.

“Beautiful cottage”

Reviewed 27 May 2015

Stayed at foxes reach for a relaxing break in November 2014. Such a peaceful and comfortable cottage. Thoroughly enjoyed the hot tub, spacious garden and log burner. We were greeted by the owner who … More

Response from the owner Thanks so much for taking the time to post this review. We really appreciate it and are delighted you had such a good time! We would like to thank you for leaving the cottage in great order as well. Not everyone does and your care is so much appreciated.Look forward to welcoming you back!

“more than just a hottub”

Reviewed 20 Apr 2015

It was our first cottage rental and it won't be our last. Gorgeous inside and out and well worth the 2 mile country lane drive.The weather was lovely and we even enjoyed a afternoon BBQ and hot t… More

“Wonderful cottage”

Reviewed 12 Dec 2014

What a wonderful cottage. This beautiful cottage is everything you could wish for. From the moment we arrived and were greeted by Malcolm we had a most relaxing stay. Very clean and had everything you… More

“Brilliant again”

Reviewed 22 Oct 2014

Came with small children and dogs earlier in the year. This time a short break just the two of us. Again a really great cottage and welcome. Loved the hot tub even in the rain. So warm and relaxing an… More

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