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“Great Cottage, Great Location”
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Review of Wyewood Cottage

The cottage seen from the communal gardens
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4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
33 reviews
The cottage seen from the communal gardens
The beautiful communal gardens
The Gardens leading to the River Wye
A misty morning over the river Wye
THE view of Symonds Yat from the rock
The light bright sitting room
Sitting/dining area
The well equipped kitchen
The modern bathroom with shower
Hall table and pay telephone
Bedroom one
Hand-pull ferry at Symonds Yat
Canoeing the Wye with the cottage's own canoe
Bedroom two
Two of the four bikes available at the cottage
Playing pool in the garage at Wyewood Cottage
Table tennis in the garage at Wyewood Cottage
Nearby Llantony Abbey
Early morning view from Symonds Yat rock over the river Wye
Another view of gardens and cottage
Wyewood from the gardens below
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England

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Jay_Row
Kent
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Cottage, Great Location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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My partner and 1 year old son stayed at Wyewood cottage at the end of October. The cottage is in a great location at the end of a one way track. The views from the cottage were breathtaking and the walk to the hand pulled ferry / pubs is less than 5 minutes.

The cottage itself was really cosy and 'kitted' out really nicely, in particular the large american style fridge with water dispenser and quick wash washing machine (handy for children with mucky clothes) were great. The large double garage downstairs has been converted to a games room with table tennis / pool and a darts board and although we did not use them there were x4 mountain bikes and several canoes that could be used.

Apart from all the forest / river walks which are by the cottage we went to puzzle wood in the Forest Of Dean which was about a 15/20 minute drive where they film Merlin and was supposedly inspiration for JRR Tolkein and his Lord Of The Rings Trilogy who was a visitor to the Forest Of Dean - after visiting puzzle wood you can see why as it felt very Hobbit / L.O.R esq.

We had some great food and drinks at the Olde Ferrie House Inn & the Court Lodge Hotel both nearby and the town of monmouth was great for an afternoon stroll.

Overall a great cottage in a great location - would highly recommend.

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Liked best: views / location
Liked least: phone reception bit dodgy
Traveling group: Young Children
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RichnIren...
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Home away from home”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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This place is wonderfully well equipped and maintained. It is not one of those done to the minimum standard with cheap and nasty furnishings. It is beautiful, thoughtfully and tastefully done with good quality equipment. You get the sense the owner wants to share with you his blessings and for you to enjoy the stay. Everything I could think of and need on a holiday was there and more! People who come and stay should reciprocate that and treat everything with respect! Wonderful to know there is still goodness in this world not about just money, money, money! Fantastic! Definitely recommend this place!

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Staircase - creaky
Traveling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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T0urers
Warwickshire
2 reviews
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“A lovely well equipped cottage in a perfect location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013 for a stay in May 2013
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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. All our needs were catered for, including a couple of good pubs within walking distance. The cottage itself is very clean and the beds very comfortable, something often lacking in some properties. We booked a grocery delivery from Sainsburys which arrived promptly on Saturday morning and saved a lot of hassle. The surrounding area is beautiful and loads of wildlife. We already recommended it to some friends, who stayed there in July and also loved it. Great value for money too. Would love to return.

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Liked best: Cottage and location
Liked least: Nothing significant
Traveling group: Extended Family
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Jorjeenuh
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“Ideal location, breathtaking scenery and wildlife and great outdoor pursuits.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

Stayed at wyewood cottage with our 2 year old and friends from London in May 2013. We had a great weekend in the modern and well equipped accommodation, making our own bread and being grateful for the high chair, travel cot and child safety gates for our little one. The boys had great fun taking the canoes out onto the river, even tackling the 'rapids'. We also made good use of the pool table down in the garage.
The mild and dry weather meant we could easily walk to the 3 pubs less than 15 mins walk away ( one via hand ferry), enjoying the ye old ferrie inn the best.
Altogether a lovely relaxing and fun filled weekend which we will be keen to do again soon.

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Sue H
Neath, United Kingdom
1 review
“excellent well equiped modern cottage”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Well equiped dog friendly cottage with all mod cons with steps to access property, very clean and welcoming. Cycles and inflatable canoes available for own use.and pool/table tennis table in garage.
Centrally placed in Symmonds Yat , minutes from the famous hand pulled ferry with fantasic views over the Wye valley with many varieties of wildlife to be seen. Peace and quiet in idylic surrondings we loved it.

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Liked best: location of property
Liked least: narrow lanes to get there
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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London, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013 for a stay in April 2013

4 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 4 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
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Liked best: Beautiful location
Liked least: Lack of mobile phone reception
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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