Dingle Den is a cosy retreat set in a sheltered field next to a tinkling stream, with the Black Mountains as a backdrop.
This eco-friendly accommodation is a haven for couples and small families who enjoy escaping to the countryside for the feeling of being at one with nature amongst the rolling Herefordshire hills.
Children are welcome to run wild in the meadow and play in the stream.
Sitting around the fire pit toasting marshmallows as the sun sets is a truly magical time; you could almost expect to see fairies flitting around the enchanting little meadow!
Dingle Den has been made to a unique original design with a high-quality finish.
It is a well-insulated, open plan cabin which sleeps up to 4 people, and has solar powered electricity and hot running water.
Inside you’ll find a comfy double bed and double sofa bed, a table and chairs, a kitchenette with sink and 2-ring hob and a private bathroom with shower, eco WC and basin.
The table and chairs seat up to four people.
The log burner adds to the cosy atmosphere in the evenings.
All the basic kitchen equipment is provided, as well as a welcome pack with the essentials (including some logs).
Bedding and towels for up to 4 guests is included.
Well-behaved, sheep-friendly dogs are welcome (but paws to stay off the furnishings please!) and there are numerous walks nearby, whether you prefer a quiet stroll to the local bar or to explore further afield.
Ramblers enjoy the ancient Drovers’ Road which runs along the fields, and there is easy access by foot to the famous Offa’s Dyke path and into the Black Mountains where wild ponies roam free.
The nearest town is Hay on Wye (6 miles) which has an annual literary festival attracting visitors from all over the world.
The town itself is a treasure trove for anyone who enjoys strolling around boutiques, galleries and bookshops.
Dingle Den is popular with foodies as there is lovely local produce available, from honey to gin which is distilled just down the road.
The Abergavenny Food Festival is a regular destination for gourmets who love the markets, tastings and cookery workshops on offer.
A regular market showcases all the fantastic local treats.
Mountain biking and road cycling are popular, with adventurous folk enjoying the activities on offer at our neighbours’ company, Mountain Mayhem: clay pigeon shooting, hover-crafting, paint-balling and quad biking.
There are paragliding site above the village of Pandy or Hay and visitors will often see them floating gracefully above the mountain ridge.
Kayaking is a very popular activity on the river Wye, with rental available from Hay.
The surrounding area is steeped in British history, with several centuries-old chapels and a small English Heritage castle site nearby in the village of Longtown.
Visitors shouldn’t miss paying a visit to Hereford to discover the ‘Mappa Mundi’, a medieval map of the world which dates back to the 1300s.
Celebrated composer of the ‘Enigma Variations’ – Sir Edward Elgar – lived in Hereford and his statue sits just outside the cathedral.
Magnificent Llanthony Priory is one of the earliest Augustinian canons in Britain, of which only a few remain.
To access the accommodation there is a private road on the owners’ property that leads to the parking spot.
From there you’ll need to take in the fresh air for a two minute walk to the front door.
The owners will help with bringing luggage from guests’ vehicles on arrival and departure.