Craig and Aimee of Kinging-It take a week-long tour of The Coastal Way, from Llŷn to Pembrokeshire.
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About Hawthorn Lodge
Hawthorn’s lounge has a comfortable 3-seater sofa bed (ideal if 2 guests prefer not to share a bedroom) and a 2-seater sofa. Hawthorn has a beautiful log burning multi-fuel stove and there is nothing nicer than snuggling up in front of a real fire as it heats the radiators in the bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and hallways. Hawthorn Lodge has a 43" Ultra High Definition Smart tv in the lounge, a 40” Smart tv in the master bedroom (both can access catch-up tv and can access aps including Netflix and YouTube) and a 32" TV with Freeview channels in the twin bedroom. All of the TVs have Freeview tv and radio channels and USB ports should you wish to bring your own film collection with you to watch. There is also a Blu-ray DVD player in the lounge.
The modern, well stocked, fitted kitchen with dining area has a fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, electric hob, an electric oven with grill, a microwave oven and a table and 4 chairs. The lodge has ceramic floor tiles throughout and the bathroom is a fully tiled wet room with shower, toilet and a sink. Hawthorn Lodge can comfortably sleep up to 4 people – and offers a King-sized bed in the master bedroom and a 4ft double bed and a full-sized single bed in the twin room.
Llandegfedd Reservoir is located in the heart of beautiful countryside and forms a 434 acre lake, which is 1.5 miles long and 1 mile wide at the widest point. The entire site has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to its richness in wildlife. The reservoir offers something for all ages including a range of water sports, bird watching, fishing, walks and a café where you can look out over the reservoir while enjoying a cooked breakfast or a range of other refreshments.
Blackthorn Meadow is also close to two local golf courses – Greenmeadow Golf and Country Club and Woodlake Park Golf Club. Abergavenny, Cardiff, Monmouth, Brecon Beacons are also less than 30 minutes' drive.
Usk town offers a range of small traditional rural shops, coffee shops, pubs and restaurants while Cwmbran - which is less than 4 miles away - offers a Bowl Plex, Vue Cinema, Community Farm and a host of cafes, restaurants and large retailers.
Local attractions include Blaenavon World Heritage Site, Big Pit Mining Museum, Caerleon’s Roman Amphitheatre, Roman Fortress and Baths, Llandegedd Reservoir’s walks and water sports, Cwmbran’s Boating Lake and Greenmeadow Community Farm, Usk’s Picnic Area (by the river) and so much more. The property is less than 6 miles from the M4 motorway which provides easy access to local castles and lots of other attractions including St Fagans, Cwmcarn Scenic Drive etc. Follow us on Facebook for up-to-date reviews and other information search for @blackthornmeadow
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