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, Cottages.com, 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.

“We loved the cottage and the surrounding area.
It is a very special place.Lots of lovely touches such as a roaring fire on arrival.We visited the Crown at Whitebrook- also very special, a real treat.We hope to be back in the near future. We had a wonderful relaxing stay.
Best wishes
Rachael and Ed Sheriff
January 2011”

Rachael and Ed Sheriff - March 2014

“Just with you for two nights and pretty much as we expected.

Foxes Reach is a lovely property. The house was spotless on arrival and we wanted for nothing in the house. The little touches made us feel very welcome – the log burner lit and heating the living room, the flowers, milk and wine waiting for us. The whole house is subtly decorated and the beds were really comfortable and warm, making it difficult to get up in the morning! The kitchen had a plentiful supply of cutlery, cooking utensils, pans etc.

The house was very quiet, giving us all a good night’s sleep after a great day sightseeing in the area. The log burner eats up wood, but it was reasonably priced and for a short break it made a nice change.

We would definitely return to this property if we came to this area again.We have marked you 10 out of 10 for everything- especially very comfy beds. Thank you-
Daniels party
Feb 2011”

Daniels Party -

“We (sisters from Canada and Cardiff )got together for our Christmas in May again. A second great time at Foxes Reach.
Thank you!”

Sisters from Cardiff and Canada -

“It really is Location Location Location here close to so many walks, interesting towns and castles.
Thank you for the warm welcome when we arrived and all the little extras thoughtfully included. We have had a great week exploring very different places to when we have stayed at Foxes Reach- which makes it seem further away than it is!
We loved Usk Castle, the Farmers market, Raglan Castle and Caerphilly – fascinating and dog friendly too.
We loved walking in the Beacons and preferred Garwnant to the visitor centre area.Hereford and Hay on Wye are lovely towns lots of boutique shopping if you like the French shabby chic thing. Perfect shops for that!
Must do extras Big Pit, very interesting to talk to the ex miners who are now guides. They dont hark back to the Halcyon Days and wonder why we want to visit!That gave us a more rounded view.
Abbey Dore gardens must go back. Couldnt go into the gardens with the dogs but the cakes in the tea room were lovely!
Of course the weather has been very kind and so relaxing in the garden has been just lovely at the end of each day. just what is the beautifully tiered shrub half way down he garden? please tell we want one for home.
Thanks again, our third visit and we will return soon to one or other of your cottages!
Andre and Clare Caulfield and Forrest and Wilson the black labs from Yorkshire.

Andrew and Clare Caulfield -

As usual wonderful relaxing accommodation in perfect surroundings. We look forward to seeing you again next year.

Peter and Margaret Sims.

June 2010

Peter and Margaret Sims -

“As usual wonderful relaxig accommodation in perfect surroundings. We look forward to seeing you again next year.
Peter and Margaret Sims.
June 2010”

Peter and Margaret Sims - March 2014
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