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Outside dining table at Monnington House on south facing terrace with bbq
Large tv room with comfy sofas and wood burner at Monnington House
Monnington House and Garden Cottage and parking for 10 cars
South side of Monnington House, large terrace and bbq and house badminton
Huge dining area, perfect for celebration lunches and suppers at Monnington House
The snug with woodburner which adjoins the dining area and hall at Monnington House
Huge spacious hall at Monnington House
View from dining area towards the outside garden table
The boot room at Monnington House. 2 dog crates are available by prior arrangement
The spacious Panpantum bedroom with huge superking bed at Monnington House
Red Paisley bedroom at Monnington House
Garden Cottage on the right hand side at dusk with its own private terrace
Garden Cottage
Smart working kitchen at Garden Cottage
Breakfast in the garden bathed in sunshine at Garden Cottage
Spacious hall which can accommodate lots of coats, boots and trainers at Garden Cottage
This bedroom is on the ground floor and suitable for those with limited mobility at Garden Cottage
Geiger bedroom which has a juliet balcony and overlooks gardens and playing fields at Garden Cottage
Shared use of rustic table tennis room
The charming Cider Mill with the playing fields in the distance
Terracotta pots and box balls at the Cider Mill
Heavenly garden with lovely south facing terrace at the Cider Mill
Sunny spots in the garden at the Cider Mill
The view of the Cider Mil and timber framed outbuilding from the west and
Sitting/dining area in Cider Mill
The sitting room at the Cider Mill
The kitchen at Cider Mill
Tearose bedroom in the Cider Mill with superking bed
The ensuite bathroom to Tearose bedroom with bath and shower
Finch Barley bedroom in the Cider Mill
Summer Bough bedroom overlooking the beautiful garden
Truffle, made in Herefordshire. Simply the best! Dog by arrangement at Monnington House and Cider Mill
Golf at Kington - the highest golf course in England
Overview of Monnington House and Garden Cottage, playing fields and Cider Mill in distance
Canoeing on the Wye
Outside dining table at Monnington House on south facing terrace with bbq
Large tv room with comfy sofas and wood burner at Monnington House
Monnington House and Garden Cottage and parking for 10 cars

Monnington House, Garden Cottage and the Cider Mill, Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire

Sleeps 6 - 24 12 Bedrooms 24 Dining

Holiday cottages sleeping 6 to 24 with games room and walking from the door, for family gatherings in the Wye Valley

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Monnington House, Garden Cottage and the Cider Mill, Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire, sleeps 6 - 24 in 12 bedrooms.

Sleeps 6-18-24 in 12 en suite bedrooms over 2 properties.Monnington House and Garden Cottage sleep 18 in 9 en suite bedroomsThe Cider Mill sleeps 6 in 3 en suite bedrooms
Dogs by prior arrangement.

5 Star accommodation in the beautiful Wye Valley almost equidistant from  Hereford and Hay on Wye and 10 minutes walk to the River Wye. Monnington House and Garden Cottage sleep up to 18 in 9 bedrooms with 9 bathrooms. The Cider Mill sleeps 6 in 3 en suite bedrooms. See the sketch map for locations. The main house can seat up to 18 (24 by arrangement) for dining both inside and out.  The kitchen in the main house is fully equipped for large scale catering.  Guests enjoy the on site large gardens and grounds of 3 acres including a huge playing field with football goals plus a rustic table tennis and games room. Walking from the door including the Bredwardine to Byford section of the Wye Valley Walk. Nearby local activities include canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, walking and cycling.   Guests enjoy visiting the local towns of Hay on Wye, Presteigne, Ludlow and of course Hereford. 

The 2 properties can be booked together or individually. The houses are well connected by road with the M5 and M50 being nearby.   Guests who live overseas frequently book the house and use it as a base for friends and family to come and visit.  Guests gather to celebrate a milestone birthday or anniversary.  Groups enjoy a staycation as there is plenty to do on site and also lots of activities and places to visit  nearby.  

There is one ground floor bedroom in Garden Cottage suitable for those with limited mobility and the Cider Mill is on one level.  

Caterers work in the house frequently. For large numbers our authorised caterer can cook for you and also drop off prepared food. She is regularly given superb reviews and is reasonably priced. Fantastic farm shop only 1.8 miles from Monnington on Wye.   A pub is within a good hours walk which is beautiful and beside stretches of the Wye.   During the summer months the pub serves food.   An italian home made food delivery service  delivers every Friday.  Book in advance at least 7 days in advance.  


Dog Friendly

By arrangement. Charges apply of £50/£25 per dog per week/weekend. See dog rules.

Disabled Facilities

Kelmscott bedroom (Garden Cottage) is on the ground floor and has M1 status. All bedrooms are en suite at Cider Mill and are on the ground floor.


Mobile reception is available. Superfast broadband is provided making working from home possible.


4 door AGA (winter), 2 elec ovens and hob, American FF with ice maker, 2 dishwashers, 2 FF in farmhouse. Electric oven and hob, DW, FF in Cider Mill.

Dining Room

Dining for 18 and up to 24 by request in farmhouse and outdoor dining for 24. Dining for 8 in Cider Mill.

Sitting Room

Comfortable sitting rooms with lovely sofas, wood burners (some faux), large TVs. Books and board games.

TV and Music Facilities

TVs are in all bedrooms in Monnington House and Garden Cottage. TV in the sitting room only in Cider Mill.

Games Room

Games room is located in stable block and has a pool table and table football. A rustic table tennis room is in an outbuilding.

Heating and Open Fires

Wood burners are in the 3 reception rooms in the farmhouse. Faux wood burner in the Cider Mill.


Each bedroom has its own bathroom/shower rm. All beds are superking zip/link Hypnos beds. Bed configurations can be altered by prior arrangement.


Fabulous white 400 thread count Egyptian cotton. Duvets and pillows are hypoallergenic. Fluffy white bath and hand towels are provided. Beds made up.


Monnington House has 7 en suite bathrooms plus a bathroom adjacent to one bedroom and a shower room adjacent to another bedroom. See floor plans.

Children's Facilities

2 cots 2 high chairs. Games room - pool table, table football (under 12s to be supervised), table tennis. Football field. Away from roads and traffic.


2 acre garden with terrace and bbq in summer Playing field with 2 football goals. On the Wye Valley Walk and cycling routes. Bike shed. Badminton net.

Swimming Pool

We do not have a swimming pool. The nearest is 8 miles in Hereford. Wild swimming in the Wye is nearby. We do recommend you seek professional advice.


Private parking for 10 cars at Monnington House and Garden Cottage. Private parking for 5 cars at Cider Mill including 1 covered parking.


No smoking is permitted anywhere on the property.

Booking Information

Please see our website for accurate pricing and availability.
Rates exclude Hay Festival prices and Christmas and New Year prices.
If booking a 2 night weekend, check out time is 5.00 pm (as opposed to 9.45 am).
Usual changeover days are Fridays and Mondays.

Dogs by prior arrangement

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Monnington House and Garden Cottage
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Monnington House, Garden Cottage and the Cider Mill

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Late Deals

June 2024 Late Deals

Sleeps 18: 7 - 14 June @ £4902

July 2024 Late Deals

Sleeps 24: 5-12 and 12-19 @ £6158 and 19-26 @ £8910. Sleeps 18: 5-12 and 12-19 @ £5700 19-26 @ £6300

August 2024 Late Deals

Sleeps 24: 19-23 @ £5390 20-02/9 @ £8910. Sleeps 18: 19-23 @ £4150 and 26-02/9 @ £6300


8 miles from Hereford and 12 miles from Hay on Wye. 1.5 hours from Cardiff and Bristol. Secluded peaceful location yet 1.8 miles from farmshop and 4 miles by car or about an hour by foot to Red Lion

  • Hay on Wye is 12 miles and full of book and independent shops. A great market town to visit. Hereford City is 8 miles and hosts the Mappa Mundi.
  • Oakchurch Farmshop at Staunton on Wye is 1.8 miles and is open 7 days per week. Sells fabulous local produce. All major supermarkets deliver. Central Stores in Eardisley has longer opening hours.
  • The Red Lion at Bredwardine is popular and can be walked to from the house (about an hour). The Stagg at Titley has a Michelin Star and is reasonably priced. Book in advance
  • Birmingham (approximately 58 miles)Cardiff (approximately 56 miles)London (approximately 135 miles)Manchester (approximately 138).
  • Hereford Station is 8 miles. There are direct trains to Birmingham and London.Leominster station is 10 miles and has direct trains to Manchester.
  • From Hereford (8 miles) or Hay on Wye (12 miles).

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