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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...

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Rugby and an amazing coincidence

Rugby and an amazing coincidence

Former US airman Lance Wolfe, his wife Pattie and friends Randy and Debbie Joseph stayed with us in the Blorenge and Skirrid cottages on Sunday and Monday after watching the Wales v Ireland rugby match at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Lance from West Virginia had...

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The Wow Factor

The Wow Factor

Canoeing, wild swimming, walking, running, horse riding and sightseeing all featured for our guests this week counterbalanced by the quiet and tranquillity of Upper Glyn Farm and the simple pleasure of sitting outside with a glass of wine and watching the sun go down...

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Three Castles

Three Castles

We do the Three Castles trek every year and it never disappoints. It is a triangular walk between the Norman castles of Grosmont, White Castle and Skenfrith. You can start at anyone of them and walk clockwise or anticlockwise. On Saturday five of us set out at 8.20pm...

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Pilgrimage to Tintern

Pilgrimage to Tintern

  St Mary’s Church and burial ground date back to the 12th century. It was replaced in 1866 but was destroyed by fire in 1977 and never restored. Graves in the churchyard are still tended.   There’s been a church at Penterry since 995 AD. It was extended in...

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One Man & His Rescue Dog

One Man & His Rescue Dog

      The view from the top of the Blorenge with the Skirrid in the distance.One man and his rescue dog Andy White from London picked up his rescue dog from Battersea Dog’s Home just six weeks ago and last week, the two of them spent 4 days with us in...

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Hens and Horses

Hens and Horses

  The wedding party should be in good shape for the wedding at the end of August.   Drinks and cheesy chips at CAMRA’s Gwent Country Pub of the year (2019) Busy Weekend at Welsh Marches This lovely family from Hebden Bridge stayed with us last weekend. The...

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