Ramblers Rest Holiday Cottage, Crickhowell
 
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*** Short Breaks ***

Please ask us about our short breaks - 3, 4 or 5 nights. We aim to be as flexible as possible concerning arrival and departure days -  just ring or email to discuss your requirements.

01873 810196 or 07939 250602 or tina@ramblersrestcottage.co.uk

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‘How much we enjoy coming to this dear little cottage in Crickhowell. A perfect escape from what increasingly seems a mad world. Leafy walks by the canal, rambling around the village centre, good food, climbs up Table Mountain - what an amazing place!’

Bath, November 2017

‘Thank you, Christina and Peter, for a beautiful, calm and happy stay in your sweet cottage - and a very special village. Your cottage is the perfect combination of an airy, modern renovation, with the old character of the place left intact.’

Turkey, July 2017

‘Another lovely stay! We love it here! Thank you so much Christina and Peter - see you again next year!’

Sale, Cheshire, May 2017

‘Very comfortable and well-equipped accommodation. Crickhowell is a beautiful town with lots of great walks and things to do. Thank you so much for providing such a wonderful cottage for us. We hope to be back soon!’

London, April 2017

‘We enjoyed our stay in your delightful, quaint cottage. The accommodation is very comfortable and you have thoughtfully provided everything we could possibly need, and more, a real home from home. We are very drawn to Crickhowell and all the little shops and inns ...’

Romsey, Hampshire, February 2017

‘Great cottage, great town. Superb scenery and walks. What more could we have asked for? Thank you for the welcoming hamper and all the Christmas extras that have made our Christmas break here over and above!!!’

Suffolk, December 2016

‘Well, what can we say?! Like a great many of your guests, we just don't want to leave and are faffing about having an extra large cooked breakfast - an avoidance tactic before the front door closes behind us! Thank you so much. We have had such a lovely weekend in your beautiful cottage.’

Bath, October 2016

‘A fab stay at Ramblers Rest Cottage. Beautiful countryside and a lovely cosy environment to relax and enjoy spending time with family. Great food at local pubs and everyone has been so friendly. A great chance to get away and escape the busyness of life!’

Cardiff, October 2016

‘Lovely cottage - better than home! Walking fantastic - didn't have to use the car at all; such a wide range of walks straight from the door. Thanks for a lovely six days - just wish it was longer!’

Herefordshire, October 2016

‘Lovely cottage with beautiful garden in a real village with excellent walks of all difficulties! One of the best equipped cottages we have ever stayed at and we have already re-booked!’

Bispham, Lancashire, August 2016

‘An excellent break. The house is superb - comfortable and the best equipped place we have ever stayed in! Thank you very much - we will come again to explore more of this wonderful part of Wales.’

Conwy, July 2016

‘Our second visit to Crickhowell, but first staying in Ramblers Rest. Everything was perfect! Beautiful part of the world and the cottage is faultless - attention to detail greatly appreciated. We will return!’

Dover, Kent, June 2016

‘Beautiful scenery. Lovely cottage. Sweet dreams. Many thanks!’

Brighton, Sussex, June 2016

‘Our fourth stay in Ramblers Rest Cottage! Weather glorious so most of meals have been outside in the garden. As always, the hospitality of the local folk is amazing - thank you Christina and Peter for making this cottage the perfect place to stay in Crickhowell. We love it!’

West Sussex, May 2016

‘We've had a great few days catching up with old friends. Cottage has been perfect - brilliant location - it has everything you need. We will definitely be back.’

Somerset, February 2016

‘We have had such a lovely stay! Thank you so much for arranging everything for us so last minute! Everything here was absolutely perfect - especially no wifi ! You're wonderful! Thanks again.’

Beaconsfield, February 2016

‘Christmas Eve and we entered into this warm and cosy cottage with its fairy lights, and as if by magic instantly felt relaxed. Thank you for the bottle of fizz and basket of yummy stuff...... We have had a wonderful Christmas time here at No.15.’

Cardiff, December 2015

‘Staying here was absolutely lovely, and the beautiful landscapes were stunning. Our family has been coming here since 1983, and this is the best week I have ever had in Crickhowell.’

Shropshire (written by a ten year old), October 2015

‘Thank you for the use of your lovely, comfortable, pretty and well equipped cottage. It has allowed us to have a really lovely family holiday. The hills and mountains - in fog and sunshine - are stunning, and the local shops and pubs a joy. Thank you so much.’

Cornwall, August 2015

‘Being here was a wonderful present from our children! An even bigger surprise was how wonderful your cottage is and what a beautiful location it is in. Can't wait for our next visit!’

Australia, May 2015

‘Thank you for an absolutely lovely week. The weather wasn't great, but your attention to detail and the beautiful town of Crickhowell more than made up for the rain! A* all round! We can't thank you enough and hope to return as soon as possible.’

Devon, March 2015

‘Ramblers Rest is just perfect. Thank you for thinking of everything! We felt at home straight away. Hooray for holidays!’

Cornwall, February 2015

‘Thank you so much for a wonderful stay in your beautiful cottage. It truly was a pleasure. We got the rest and relaxation we craved for, and did not want to leave! We'll see you again!’

South Wales, February 2015

‘What a fantastic week we've had in your lovely cottage. Great location, cosy and well equipped. We have managed to do all the walks in the "Cracking Walks" booklet (very useful!). We strongly recommend the Llanbedr Horseshoe walk - spectacular views. Thanks again Christina, we'll tell all our friends how great your cottage is!’

Italy, November 2014

‘A lovely week in your very sweet and well equipped cottage - we loved the larder! The weather has been very kind and we got to see lots - the escarpment above the town is a favourite, but the boys loved the Big Pit and seeing the Red Kites being fed. A fab little town - we'll definitely be back as there's still more we want to do!’

Cambridge, October 2014

‘Our stay in Crickhowell will be memorable for many things. I was particularly struck by the peaceful aura of the town. I am glad we found Ramblers Rest as our base!’

Norfolk, August 2014

‘As always a lovely relaxing weekend. The weather stayed wonderful!  The walks were lovely as usual and cottage, as ever, was fabulous.  See you again soon’. 

Caerphilly, March 2014

‘Christina, thanks again for another brilliant break.  Accommodation superb. Pubs and walks amazing’. 

Dorset, March 2014

‘Many thanks for a lovely stay in the beautiful Ramblers Rest!  It was a wonderful weekend and we thoroughly enjoyed exploring the area.  What a lovely village you live in!  We have all fallen in love with Crickhowell’. 

January 2013

‘Thank you for such a welcoming place to stay.  We love coming back home to Crickhowell and to now find a lovely cottage so close to our family is perfect. We will definitely recommend this to our friends and family who also love to visit Crickhowell!’ 

Surrey, October 2013

‘We had a wonderful week.  The weather was great.  The cottage is beautiful – best cottage we’ve ever been in!  The river nearby to cool off after a hot day (imagine that, in Wales!).  We had a great time!’ 

The Netherlands, June 2013

‘We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your beautiful cottage, and thank you for making us feel so at home.  It is with sadness that we leave today, hoping it will be possible to return in the future….. the kids may sooner than me, because Cape Town is so far away! But I must admit I have lost my heart here in this picturesque little town. We have enjoyed every minute’

South Africa, January 2013

‘Cottage – lovely. Location – superb, and this is the best equipped cottage we have ever stayed in, and we have stayed in lots!  Also, a very friendly and welcoming hostess. Thank you!’

Berkshire, June 2012

‘Rarely have we stayed where everything is just right! This little house is lovely, so well equipped & so many thoughtful extras provided. Crickhowell is delightful, this house couldn’t be better placed! Thank you so much for a lovely few days – we hope to return soon’.

Wiltshire, October 2011

‘We have had a lovely week! Thanks so much Christina for the extra special touches that have made our holiday so memorable, the cottage is gorgeous.  We would definitely recommend St Fagans History Museum, fascinating and fun for children. We hope to come back in a few years when the boys are a bit older and can climb some mountains!’

Cheshire, August 2011

‘Ramblers Rest is definitely the best equipped cottage we have ever stayed in! We had a wonderful stay with very nice weather and would love to come back. Many, many thanks Christina’.

Germany, July 2011

‘It was our first visit to Crickhowell and we’ve had a great time. The cottage is a brilliant base to explore the area and had everything we could need (and more). The garden is a delightful spot and we had a few BBQs on the sunny days. There are so many walks to choose from and excellent restaurants for dinner. Christina, thanks so much for the warm welcome!’

Hertfordshire, July 2011

‘A Jubilee stay:  the fifth stay for us!!  It is again a great pleasure staying here.  And what beautiful weather we had!  The garden is more beautiful than ever!  You have done a great job.  Thanks again for all your hospitality.  We’ll be back’.

Netherlands, May 2011

‘Thank you – this perfectly named cottage provided everything we needed for a fantastic walking weekend. Your attention to detail & the cottage itself are great. Thanks again. – p.s. fantastic collection of books – would love to spend a month here reading them!’

London, April 2011

‘An ideal base for us, very comfortable & everything we needed. Wish we could have another week – the garden is coming alive now and will be great!

Northamptonshire, March 2011

We have thoroughly enjoyed our time here. Weather perfect – cottage lovely – Highly recommend walks in Jarrold walks book. Pen y Fan a must! Many thanks for a lovely holiday’. 

Aylesbury, September 2010

‘This is a lovely cottage, which is well equipped and very comfortable. Nice decor, lovely bedrooms and lots of hot water! Perfect location and very peaceful. Lovely garden and very comfortable beds. Would love to come back again’. 

Hertfordshire, July 2010

‘It’s lovely to come back to the place of my birth, and it feels like home.  A lot of love has been put into this little place, so thanks for sharing it’.

Bavaria, March 2010

‘A peaceful white Christmas!  Beautiful location to spend the festive season.  We had a great time’.

East Sussex, 2009

‘One of the nicest cottages we have visited.  Booking was great – friendly and efficient.  Lots of thought has obviously gone into the cottage. Lots of good walks, and good food locally’.

Gloucestershire, 2009

 

Ramblers Rest Holiday Cottage

15 Bridge Street, Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1AR

Contact: Peter Roberts and Christina Heath
Email: tina@ramblersrestcottage.co.uk | Tel: 01873 810196 | Mob: 07939 250602 | Site Map

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