Stay in Hay on Wye Cottage
Stylish Welsh cottage in the heart of Hay-on-Wye
stylish welsh cottage in book town hay-on-wye
Tredegar House is perfect for Hay Festival stays, year round walking, hiking, canoeing and exploring the towns beautiful independent shops. reputedly the second oldest Hay on Wye cottage, is the perfect launching pad for exploring the town’s many book shops and independent stores which dot the curving lanes.
This timber frame building housed a pub for 200 years. You can just about hear the ancient pub banter as you sit surrounded by oak beams and watch through the windows as the townspeople pass by.
“The house is an exceptional historic gem in the heart of Hay that has been sensitively updated and thoughtfully curated. We would also recommend a road trip to discover the beautiful lavender farm linked to this house. We hope to return before too long! “
Andrew, London – September 2021
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This spacious house is split over 4 floors. The stylish living room with wood burning stove is on the open plan ground floor next to a smart, well-appointed kitchen which leads out to a secluded courtyard with fern garden.
The master bedroom is furnished with a super king bed, sitting area and en-suite with bath and shower.
A double bedroom with its own sitting room sits up in the eaves of the house with beautiful original wooden floors and beams. A modern three piece shower at the bottom of the attic stairs serves this suite.
The lower ground is home to a small study under a vaulted brick ceiling. Beside it is another sitting room with two single sofa beds.
There is no need for a car here. All it takes is 20 minutes to walk the town circuit. Everything is on your doorstep, which is why we’re worthy of being called one of the most wonderful rural retreats in Wales.
Find our holiday cottage in the centre of Hay-on-Wye
What people are saying about us....
The house is an exceptional historic gem in the heart of Hay that has been sensitively updated and thoughtfully curated. We would also recommend a road trip to discover the beautiful lavender farm linked to this house. We hope to return before too long!
Andrew from London
Harriet from Berkshire
The literary town of Hay on Wye in Wales along the English border is celebrated for its book stores and festivals. The surrounding countryside is loved by walkers, swimmers and cyclists.
Tredegar House is at the centre of town with shops minutes away and the Thursdsay morning market on its doorstep.
The latest films are screened in Richard Booth’s Bookshop Cinema just around the corner. You’ll watch the movie seated in the most comfortable chairs. Lunch in the bookshop café is a treat.
Tapas is served at Tomatitos whilst local seasonal ingredients are featured at Chapters small, welcoming restaurant.
Vegetarians are well catered for at The Old Electric Shop Café. Non vegetarians remark at the tasty dishes served there.
Hay’s population is just 1500 yet boasts two excellent butchers and bakers and a well- stocked deli.
The well equipped kitchen at Tredegar Houses is made for people who love to cook. You will find all the usual appliances and more whilst the larder has a good measure of spices, oils and vinegars.
A Weber barbecue to cook for 4 is in the courtyard.
The countryside around Hay abounds walks, kayaking opportunities and wild swimming in the Wye.
If you feel like a drive head for FARMERS’ Welsh Lavender 35 minutes away to visit Wales’ premiere lavender farm. In season (July and August) or out you will enjoy spectacular views in all directions, a dramatic swing from an ancient ash tree and a ride on a six metre long oak seesaw.