Pirate of the Caribbean

Pirate of the Caribbean

An original Pirate of the Caribbean and a survivor of the charge of the Light Brigade would have been some of the fascinating stories our guests in the Blorenge Cottage learned about last weekend when they visited Tredegar House near Newport. It was one of two...
Leaf peeping

Leaf peeping

We are entering a golden period in which to visit the Welsh Marches, Wye Valley and Forest of Dean because as the leaves start to turn, we are blessed over the coming weeks with spectacular displays of autumnal colours. Upper Glyn Farm is surrounded by woods. We sit...
Team Away Day

Team Away Day

The three Welsh Marches cottages played host to a team away day for a fantastic social enterprise called IRIS which is a general practice-based domestic violence and abuse (DVA) training support and referral programme. It is a relatively young, not for profit,...
Dogs and Horses in the Frame

Dogs and Horses in the Frame

We have a new puppy on the farm. His name is Bru, as in Brewdog, and he’s a four-and a half month old rescue lurcher from Ireland. We got him via the Forever Hounds Trust charity and travelled down to Devon to pick him up. We know he comes from a stray greyhound bitch...
Wye Valley Mighty Hike

Wye Valley Mighty Hike

A team from the cancer support charity Macmillan stayed in our cottages over the weekend while they staged the Wye Valley Mighty Hike fund raiser on Saturday September 7th. The hike started at Chepstow racecourse which is less than 10 minutes from us and finished at...