Reviews from our guests

There are several places where our guests leave us comments.

Not everyone writes in our books ( and they were plastic wrapped during the pandemic which meant many did not ) – but some people do write by hand in the visitor books in each cottage ( sometimes even signed by the pets! ) Sometimes people forget to write in the book and e mail us later. We faithfully copy these comments as they come in and we upload them here. The only thing we ever hide or alter is the full guest name and address for obvious reasons of privacy.

Secondly we encourage our guests to write about us on the site through which they booked (Trip Advisor, Air B and B,, Freetobook  etc)

As you will see we do have brilliant reviews. They are genuine, not a “fix” and  and its not that nothing ever goes wrong!  Although our standards are very high just occasionally, in the real world,  things are bound to happen. Machines fail, something breaks. The successive good reviews are  because if something does go awry, and if our guests tell us about it  during their stay,  we do move heaven and earth to fix it while those guests are still with us. People greatly appreciate this effort  on our part  and we guarantee  we always make it. If once in a while a review is less than wonderful it is  almost always the case that it was outside our control ( internet down or slow in the whole area for example)  or we were only advised about a problem after those guests had departed when there was nothing we could do to make it better.

“Foxes Reach was the best cottage we have ever stayed at. Very clean and well equipped and in a beautiful area with such a lot to do.
Thank you to the lovely neighbour Jonathon who helped so kindly when something silly happened to us, we hope you will all enjoy telling the tale. Thank you again!
Williams party June 09”

Williams Party - March 2014

“We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this lovely cottage. Mixed weather of hot sun and one wet day but managed to ge to the beach twice which the children loved.
Highly recommend Llantwit Major for all ages- good rockpools and good surfing. Cardiff was fantastic -one day wasnt enough! Puzzlewood was magical and we were lucky enough to visit while a Dr Who crew was filming. teenage sons very excited!The hot tub was wonderful, very relaxing. thanks so much for the warm welcome and all your thoughtful extras . Much appreciated. You should market the vodka!
The Davis Family x 5 August 09”

Davis Family -

“We are sisters from Wales and from Canada and came to Foxes Reach at May Day for a belated Christmas together. What a wonderful weekend we’ve had. The cottage is beautiful, well equipped and the little touches ( flowers and so on) make it truly special.We had a great meal at the Piercefield in Chepstow who even supplied crackers and mince pies for us.The cottage hot tub was wonderful and the fire warm and welcoming (even though we had warm spring sunshine!) The only downside to our holiday was that it ended too soon.
The Logue party from Cardiff, Aberdare and Burlington Ontario.”

The Logue Party -

“Thanks for a lovely week in Foxes Reach.Had some lovely walks especially in Bargain Wood and Tintern Wood. Also great trips to Raglan Castle, Tintern Abbey,Clearwell Caves, canoed from Kerne Bridge to Symonds Yat, and cycled in the Forest of Dean. Very comfortable cottage and great attention to detail makes this an appealing place to stay.
Regards from Dominic and Pauline Carter and Family
Easter 2009”

The Carter Family -

“””We were made to feel very welcome in a nice, homely cottage with a woodburner, the homemade blackcurrant vodka was very much appreciated after a spell in the hot tub which was delightful! There is plenty to do in area with lots of lovely views over the Wye Valley. The Anchor Inn and Moon and Sixpence in Tintern were both nice, friendly places to eat with generous portions at a reasonable price.””
Mrs East and Party April 09 ”

Mrs East and Party -

“We have enjoyed our week in this lovely cottage very much. The Dean Forest Railway is worth a visit. You can have a ride on a steam train on Sundays.We hope to come back one day!
Julie, Mike and JB Beagle March 09”

Julie, Mike and JB (Beagle) -
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