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The Welsh Gatehouse (Book for more nights and the price will decrease)

Tower -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Southern Wales, Wales
A luxury award winning period property, built in the time of Edward I, (we think it was built approx 1270). This Grade II* medieval hideaway boasts seven hundred years of history - and with its towers it feels like you are living in a fairy tale castle.

Stay from 1 night to 2 weeks. It is cheaper the longer you stay. Please contact us for further information on availability and prices.

Extensively refurbished in 2008, the Gatehouse offers a charming loft-style living area within its ancient structure, retaining the beams, thick walls, and stone mullion windows. A deep leather sofa, wood burning stove and delightful sleeping space, all add to a uniquely romantic experience. You can even climb up to the top of the tower, to the viewing platform!

Heating is provided by night storage heaters and the wood burning stove.

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Listing #HL182710
About the Owner
Juliet G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2011
Interaction with guests
We give you lots of privacy. There is a key safe so you can arrive at any time of day or night (bring a torch if you come at night). However, if you have a problem we are close at hand.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a stay at the Welsh gatehouse for my partners birthday directly with Juliet, who could not have been more helpful from the onset. The drive up to the gatehouse along a long, leafy winding lane sets the tone of the experience beautifully and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank SusieL164
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay in the gatehouse was amazing. It is a fabulous place, with every amenity you could wish for. It is such a relaxing place to unwind. A very special place which has left us with great memories. We must visit again.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Adventure19085817196
Mee512, VR Owner at The Welsh Gatehouse (Book for more nights and the price will decrease), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad youenjoyed your relaxing stay at the Welsh Gatehouse. Thank you for your lovely review and you are welcome you back any time to make more great memories. Juliet

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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Spent the night at the gatehouse as a suprise for my fiance. What a wonderful night,so warm and cosy. Would highly recommend to anyone. It was lovely and clean with plenty of history.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Daniel M
Mee512, VR Owner at The Welsh Gatehouse (Book for more nights and the price will decrease), responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

So pleased you and your fiance enjoyed your stay with us at the Welsh Gatehouse, and thank you for your recommendation. Hope we can welcome you back soon.

  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
There are a lot of steep steps, please be aware that you need to be able to manage these if you intend to stay.
    1 Shower
    1 Full
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  • Cleaning: R 1 174 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
This an area of outstanding beauty. There is lots to see and do:
<li>Great restaurants inc Michelin Starred
<li>Drives & walks up the Wye Valley, Usk Valley, the Forest of Dean and the Wentwood Forest.
<li>Chepstow Castle: The first of the great castles built in Wales.  (6 mins drive)</li>
<li>Tintern Abbey: Astonishingly beautiful ruin (7 miles drive)</li>
<li>Chepstow Racecourse
<li>Diving: National Diving School
<li>Riding: Severndale Equestrian Centre
<li>Fishing in Mathern Mill Fishery
<li>Canoeing in Monmouth or Wye
<li>Golf: Celtic Manor or St Pierre
<li>Crafts & Shops: Taurus Crafts
Getting around
It is best if you have a car, although you can easily stay here if you don't. Within walking distance is a lovely village pub serving food 5 days a week (8 minutes walk). There is an excellent farm shop and butcher at Chepstow Garden Centre (ready meals, butcher, bread, chocolates, cheese, fruit and vegetables). St Pierre Marriot Hotel is a walk across the fields (15 minutes) if you are feeling adventurous, and they have a bistro restaurant Zest and a smart restaurant. The nearest station is Chepstow Station (2.7 miles)
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol International Airport: 37.0 km
Railway: Chepstow: 4.0 km
We are 45 minutes from Bristol Airport, 2 hours from Heathrow Airport. 20 minutes from Newport Station, or 5 minutes from Chepstow Station.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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