Self Catering Accommodation
Kitchen Facilites and Dining Area
The kitchen at Meadow Barn is attractively designed and very well equipped, with all necessary cutlery and crockery. There are granite worktops, a large island unit, 2 gas stoves, 2 fridges, a freezer and dishwasher.
The fully beamed dining area can seat up to 17. And, for that special occasion, arrangements can be made for celebration meals to be delivered to the door.
Pre-order your shopping from Waitrose in Monmouth for the day of your arrival, and we will put chilled and frozen food in the fridges and freezer for you. Please remember to give the name of “Meadow Barn” when making your order.
Meadow Barn has 6 ensuite bedrooms with sleeping acommodation for up to 14, with the additional provision of 2 travel cots and two high chairs by arrangements - Please bring your own bedding for cots and baby towels. The comfortable ensuite bedrooms have divan beds and TVs; the three on the ground floor have ensuite shower rooms, two of which are twin rooms and one, which has a 5ft.king size bed, has wheelchair access and a wet room with a shower seat.
Upstairs each room is also ensuite and consists of: a three single bedded room with bathroom; one double with a 5ft king size bed, also a single bed and shower; and another has a double bed and bathroom. The bathrooms on the first floor have a shower attachment over the bath.
Each bedroom is unique; with thick oak beams and beautiful views from the windows. There is full oil fired central heating. Towels, duvets and bedlinen are included. Everything is done to make guests as comfortable as possible
The surrounding area is extremely beautiful with the Wye Valley, the Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons and Malvern Hills all being easily accessible.
Amongst the many pursuits in the area, there is bicycle hire in the Forest of Dean; pony trekking and gliding in the Black Mountains; climbing, abseiling, caving, and water sports, including canoeing, on the River Wye. There are 20 golf courses and, at least, 8 castles to explore with a 20 mile radius. There is an outdoor pursuits centre which will arrange tailor made activites at your prior request, including collection from the door. Also, 4 miles away from Meadow Barn, there is another outdoor activites centre.
Or if your interests are less active, there are local wines and ciders to taste, good local food producers, award winning restaurants and food festivals to visit. There are bookshops and literary and music festivals to visit, Cathedrals and Abbeys to view, attractive local gardens in which to wander, and long or short walks from the doors of Meadow Barn.
There is a very large area of grass for croquet, outdoor skittles, and rounders. There is a sun terrace, picnic tables, and a large barbeque.Pleasant sheltered corners in the gardens give opportunities to sit and enjoy the views, the roses, and the bird life. Buzzards and Owls are a very common sight. No roads pass the door and the barn is surrounded by fields and apples trees.
There is a fenced pond, with a gate, by the Meadow Barn garden.
The dining area of Meadow Barn is perfect for entertaining, and food for celebration meals can be delivered to the door - please enquire for details.
Facilities: Microwave, Charcoal BBQ - Please remember to bring your own charcoal.
Disabled Facilities: Disabled access to barn and a downstairs bedroom.
Heating Oil is included. The first basket of logs for the wood burning stove is also included, and more logs are available to buy locally.
Pets Up to 3 well-behaved pets allowed @ £20 per pet. Please ensure that pets are not left unattended.
Smoking: No smoking in the building.
Candles: For safety reasons no candles are allowed in the building
Nearest Shops/Supermarkets: Waitrose in Monmouth, 6 miles. Petrol, groceries at Broad Oak, a quarter of a mile. Post Office and papers, St. Weonards 3 miles.
- The Stone Mill, Rockfield, is a converted barn & has delicious food - 6 miles;
- The Walnut Tree near Abergavenny, fine food, awarded a Michelin Star in 2010 - 10 miles;
- The Bell Inn, Skenfrith, award winning Welsh food and ales is next to picturesque Skenfrith
Castle and the River Monnow - 2 miles.
- The Garway Moon Inn, a friendly pub which serves good food, stands by Garway Common.
It has a play area and pleasant views- 2 miles.
Both the Bell and the Garway Moon have printed walks of varying lengths from the door through
the lovely local rolling countryside
When dining out we would advise looking at the establishment websites for menus/prices/opening hours, plus
pre-booking for any food, especially when large numbers are involved.
Nearest Bus Route: 1.5 miles for Monmouth (15 mins) or Hereford (25 mins)
Nearest Railway Station: 25 minutes in Hereford
Nearest Airport: Bristol 1.5 hours, Birmingham 2 hours