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Secluded and peaceful location
Handcrafted luxurious shepherds hut
Uninterrupted views
Al fresco dining
Wood-fired hot tub
Curious neighbours
Views of the valley below
Plenty of places to relax and enjoy the views
Dine outside with this spectacular backdrop
Wood-fired hot tub
Private path to woodland walks
The incredible view
Perfect seclusion
Light and airy interiors
Cabin king-size double bed with plenty of storage
Cosy and comfortable
Finishing touches
Log burning stove and oven
All the kitchen equipment you should need
Views across the Monmouthshire countryside from the hut
Enter the wood for a magical stay
Wind your way to the hut
When the blue stuff is as impressive as the landscape...
View at sunset
Gateway to countryside walks
Nestled in an ancient woodland
1 / 26  Secluded and peaceful location
2 / 26  Handcrafted luxurious shepherds hut
3 / 26  Uninterrupted views
4 / 26  Al fresco dining
5 / 26  Wood-fired hot tub
6 / 26  Curious neighbours
7 / 26  Views of the valley below
8 / 26  Plenty of places to relax and enjoy the views
9 / 26  Dine outside with this spectacular backdrop
10 / 26  Wood-fired hot tub
11 / 26  Private path to woodland walks
12 / 26  The incredible view
13 / 26  Perfect seclusion
14 / 26  Light and airy interiors
15 / 26  Cabin king-size double bed with plenty of storage
16 / 26  Cosy and comfortable
17 / 26  Finishing touches
18 / 26  Log burning stove and oven
19 / 26  All the kitchen equipment you should need
20 / 26  Views across the Monmouthshire countryside from the hut
21 / 26  Enter the wood for a magical stay
22 / 26  Wind your way to the hut
23 / 26  When the blue stuff is as impressive as the landscape...
24 / 26  View at sunset
25 / 26  Gateway to countryside walks
26 / 26  Nestled in an ancient woodland

View Of The Valley Hut

Monmouth (3.4mls NW), Wye Valley
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Romantic
Off the beaten track
High up on a Hill
Rustic
Glamping
Fire Pit
Shepherd Hut
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A romantic hideaway nestled within a bluebell woodland
  • Explore the gloriously green Usk Valley
  • A perfect secluded spot for walks, camp fires and escaping reality
Property code: 44128

Nestled in ancient woodland, this aptly named hut overlooking the dramatic Usk Valley is wonderfully green and calm with a riot of bluebells carpeting the floor each spring. Off grid luxury and romance in complete seclusion and with your own private wood-fired hot tub. A short drive and you're in the pretty town of Monmouth which has greengrocers, artisan delicatessens, bookshops and a wine merchant.

Take a drive through the Wye Valley, noting the Michelin restaurants as you go and you’ll find yourself in Tintern, with its awe - inspiring 12th Century ruins, Tintern Abbey . Spend days exploring the area with picnic or paddle in hand, explore ancient ruins, high wires and cycle routes in the nearby Forest of Dean, or stride out for the mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Back up at the hut, sunshine dapples through the canopy, views stretch out for miles, sheep graze and if you’re lucky deer bound past. There’s every reason not to venture far at all. A giant of a shepherds hut, every comfort has been considered, from the cosiest of king-size cabin beds, warmest of wood burning stoves and lashings of hot water in the shower. There’s a hammock for lazy days and a fire pit for the obligatory camp fire…the mildest of wild adventures in the beautiful Welsh countryside! Now with the addition of a wood-fired hot tub.

This hand made shepherds hut offers: Living/kitchen/diner/sleeping area: ONE king-size cabin bed, woodburner (first basket of logs / firelighters and kindling included), Kitchen area with gas hob, woodburning stove style oven, fridge, fire pit and BBQ also available outside for cooking. Dining area with table and chairs. Bathroom with shower, WC, towels included.

Outside: hammock, fire pit, BBQ and breath-taking countryside views. Pets: Two well behaved dogs welcomed.

Amenities: parking for two cars. Bed linen and towels included. Regret no smoking. Arrival: 4pm

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

SLEEPS 2 :  One extremely comfy king-size bed, cosy duvet, bedding and blankets included.

RELAXING:  Dining table, Lloyd Loom style chairs, wood burning stove, a basket of logs and kindling on arrival.  Books, magazines, chess, playing cards and scrabble available.  Bluetooth DAB radio provides the option of listening to Desert Island Discs, or playing your own playlist.  Plus a portable DVD player and DVDs are on offer for hunkering down on those rainy days!

COOKING: The log-burning stove doubles up as an oven, there is a separate dual gas hob, Belfast sink, toaster, fridge and all the crockery, cutlery, pots and pans you should need.  A barbecue is also available and a fire-pit for toasting those marshmallow.

KEEPING CLEAN: Shower room with lashings of hot water, basin and loo. Towels included.

OUTSIDE:  Completely secluded and private bluebell woodland, with fire-pit, hammock, outside furniture, barbecue and far reaching views across the Welsh countryside.  Direct access into the neighbouring field for picnics and relaxing in the sun.  Off road parking for two cars. Plenty of space for social distancing if required. Now with the addition of a brand new wood-fired hot tub.

TECHY STUFF: The hut now has full electrical power with charging sockets available for your gadgets.  Charging items, such as phones or hairdryers is no problem at all. There is good mobile reception on most networks.

PETS:  Up to two well-behaved dogs are most welcome.  Please note the size of the hut if bringing two large dogs!  The site is fenced, however please be aware there is usually livestock in the surrounding fields, and dogs should be kept under control at all times.

HOLIDAY PREPARATION: We would advise to contact local amenities directly, such as shops, restaurants, pubs and attractions, to confirm the latest opening times and availability.

Sara Hughes

This property is personally managed by Sara.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 30 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Louise 3rd September 2021

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Had the most relaxing holiday at View of the Valley. The location is perfect for walking, cycling and canoeing and so peaceful too. The shepherd's hut is idyllic with everything we needed for our week's stay and so comfortable and cosy. We love being surrounded by nature and this is the perfect spot to get away from it all.

Reviewed by Daniel 30th August 2021

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A beautiful property in a beautifully rural setting. The hut was spotlessly clean, extremely inviting & true to the pictures posted. I couldn't recommend highly enough for a private/secluded getaway. The owners were also extremely helpful & couldn't do enough for us! Thank you!

Reviewed by Louise 27th August 2021

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Being set back in a secluded woodland made it perfect to unwind and take in the amazing view. All you can hear for miles around is the birds and occasional bleating of sheep! We made our way to the property, unlocked the key code and were greeted with all the basic amenities for cooking. Including a BBQ. The bed was so cosy and comfortable and the Read morehot tub was fabulous. Our dog roamed free within the fenced area while we relaxed. We had milk, eggs and Welsh cakes as a welcome, nice touch! Thanks Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 23rd August 2021

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Views were Fantastic, weather was great for us with total silence besides the sheep. Very comfortable just a little smaller than we would have liked but it is what it is.

Reviewed by Gill 16th August 2021

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Our second stay and again not disappointed view is still wonderful

Reviewed by Katie 13th August 2021

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Gorgeous, tranquil secret hideaway! Only neighbour you have is the sheep and wildlife now and again. The place is perfect and has everything you need to wind down. We absolutely loved the hot tub. Cant wait to come back in the near future!

Reviewed by Steve 6th August 2021

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Couldn't fault the hut at all. Absolutely amazing and beautiful location. If a peaceful and quiet stay is what your after then this is certainly the stay for you.a nice 20min drive away from monmouth which has some nice restaurants pubs and shops. The log burner hottub is a really good and nice touch along with the log burner oven. Overall the hut Read moreis amazing and will certainly be going back Hide

Reviewed by Chris 5th July 2021

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Reviewed by Jennifer 28th June 2021

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I actually don't want to sing it's praises too much and risk it being booked up when we will undoubtedly wish to return. It is a little slice of heaven , set in a tranquil spot and yet having all the luxuries required to be relaxed and comfortable. It is hard to find a place which is so dog friendly - our dogs had a perfect holiday too! Many thanksRead more to the owners for being so thoughtful to the needs of the guests. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 17th May 2021

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This was our second stay here and it was as fab as the first and now there is a hot tub. Can't fault it, lovely relaxing stay even if the weather was a bit wet and wild!

Reviewed by Katie 30th April 2021

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We had a lovely weekend at the Shepherds Hut. The location and views from the hut are stunning. The area is secluded and secure which was great for letting our dog explore freely and she loved it too. The hot tub is a great addition and it was lovely seeing all the lovely lambs and wildlife.

Reviewed by Simon 16th October 2020

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This is a lovely hut in a stunning location, it is perfect if you want to get away from it all, but in a cosy environment! We loved the feeling of solitude, and loved watching the view change throughout the day - the sunset was gorgeous. You approach through the woods along a secret path and emerge in a small clearing with views over the fields andRead more valley to the mountains in the distance. We loved the little kitchen and log burner - and the bed was cosy and comfy. Thank you for a great weekend! Hide

Reviewed by Sophie 10th October 2020

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Fabulous shepherds hut in quiet and secluded location. We loved the fact that it was so private and securely fenced so our dogs could run around the woodland. Great base in a lovely part of the world!

Reviewed by Robert 18th September 2020

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A wonderful peaceful experience. Loved going back in time filling the wood burning stove, sitting by the fire pit staring at that beautiful scenery and not seeing a sole or hearing the doom and gloom on TV. Highly recommended. Will be back

Reviewed by Ian 14th September 2020

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Reviewed by Sarah 11th September 2020

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Lovely weekend away in the hut! Fantastic views and setting in the woods and an excellent location just 10 minutes from Monmouth for shops, restaurants etc. The hut is cute and cosy, wood burner is excellent for keeping it warm in the evenings. The bed is comfortable and gave us great nights sleep. It was too windy for us to enjoy outside space butRead more we still got the views and saw the squirrels from the hut which was lovely! A very comfortable and relaxing stay! Hide

Reviewed by Ali 4th September 2020

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Outstanding location , I want to move and live here and the hut was very well presented , small microwave would of been Handy though.

Reviewed by Judith 17th August 2020

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Perfect location & the perfect holiday if you want peace, quiet and tranquility. My husband and I felt totally relaxed and went home at the end feeling well rested. The little touches made us feel so welcome and cared for. The shower is amazing, and the bed was far beyond what I expected, it was amazingly comfortable, what with the feather pillows Read moreand duvet too, once you're in, you don't want to get out. Very well equipped hut, and the wood burner was fabulous, even for cooking in the top. Hide

Reviewed by Helen 3rd August 2020

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Reviewed by Charlotte 31st July 2020

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Absolutely amazing property. Secluded, peaceful and just so cosy. Best evenings spent watching the sun go down from the hammock chairs with a glass of wine in hand. Highly recommended!!

Reviewed by Mark 20th July 2020

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What an astonishing spot!

Reviewed by Jane 18th July 2020

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The perfect post lockdown retreat. Beautiful location hidden away in a woodland with amazing views, the hut had everything we needed and was very comfortable. Lovely walks and exploring the area, wish we could have stayed for longer.

Reviewed by Caroline 13th July 2020

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Lovely little hut With great Views just bliss to get a way from it all

Reviewed by Michelle 16th March 2020

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The hut is in a lovely space which is completely enclosed for dogs. It had everything I needed for the week and was a perfect quiet getaway while also having mobile phone reception so you dont feel completely cut off if you dont want to.

Reviewed by Marilyn 14th February 2020

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This cottage was smaller than I thought looking at the website, however it is very well designed and comfortable. The location is amazing. More remote and private than I dreamed of. Beautiful scenery. The bed is massive and comfy, the shower surprisingly hot and roomy. It was a really romantic and relaxing location. We stayed in the middle of stormRead more Dennis and although it was wild and windy the hut withstood the elements. Hide

Reviewed by Jared 24th January 2020

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Lovely place to stay. Beautiful location, friendly owners, cosy and warm atmosphere. Lovely walks around the area too.

Reviewed by Darren 10th January 2020

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amazing hut of high quality build, most comfortable and secure in a beautiful location. highly recommend all year round, everything in working order and no creaks in the floor.

Reviewed by CLAIRE 23rd December 2019

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Beautiful location for our Christmas break. Our dog could wander in the enclosed wood without fear of getting out or bumping into strangers. Lovely wood burning stove which cooked beautifully and heated the hut very well. Fantastic view over the valley. Local shop 5 mins away for further supplies. On very small negative, I felt charging for extra bRead moreaskets of wood was a bit cheeky as it is clearly chopped from their own woods. I would highly recommend for a cosy romantic break. Hide

Reviewed by Laura 25th October 2019

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The hut was wonderful! Every inch of space has been used incredibly well to provide a really excellent standard of accommodation. The kitchen has a fridge, gas hob, kettle, toaster, with crockery and cutlery. There was a portable DVD player that we used, to watch one of the provided DVDs and the DAB radio was fab. We went to a local pub for dinner Read moreand we did a 1 hour circular walk using the ordnance survey map. The location is not near anyone's house and has its own entrance which is wonderful! Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 30th September 2019

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We had an amazing time here! The cottage is beautiful and very cosy with the lovely warm log burner! It was just what we wanted somewhere quiet, out the way and in an ideal location for little day trips! Also Bailey the dog loved it! Would definitely stay again!

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Secluded and peaceful location
Handcrafted luxurious shepherds hut
Uninterrupted views
Al fresco dining
Wood-fired hot tub
Curious neighbours
Views of the valley below
Plenty of places to relax and enjoy the views
Dine outside with this spectacular backdrop
Wood-fired hot tub
Private path to woodland walks
Show 14 moreThe incredible view

Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Harrogate is a thriving, historic town at the heart of North Yorkshire and at the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. This fantastic town is a hit with culturists, historians and holidaymakers alike. Dubbed ‘The English Spa’ in 1596, the town boasts spa water high in iron, sulphur and salt. The Royal Pump Room is still open today as a museum, showcasing the original equipment that was used in its heyday. Two other major draws to the town are the Harrogate Convention Centre and the Great Yorkshire Showground. The former is a multi-purpose venue large enough to house huge conventions and business conferences. Many of the events are fan-based like the Lego-themed attractions and comic-cons. The latter is an outdoor venue that hosts even large events and shows, namely the agricultural Great Yorkshire Show.

Fancy a day of walking? Head to the Valley Gardens, home to a multitude of landscaped gardens that embrace different styles and influence. For further horticultural foray, head to the RHS Garden, Harlow Carr. The stunning gardens provide a leafy retreat where you can wander through woodland and alongside waterways.

The town centre is home to an array of boutique fashion shops, as well as high street favourites in and around the Victoria Shopping Centre. The Montpellier Quarter also offers exclusive shops and a huge range of antique dealers, ideal for hunting out a unique bargain. This fashionable spa town also plays host to many Michelin-starred restaurants too.

There is a host of places to visit and spend time at in and around Harrogate. We have a selection of holiday homes that include chic apartments, elegant townhouses and cosy cottages for romantic stays to inspire your break in Harrogate. Why not visit our collection to find your perfect property?

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