Traditional barn with private hot tub
Sit back and relax in front of a favourite movie
A cosy lounge area with views onto the courtyard garden
A cosy setting for a romantic break
A contemporary twist within a traditional stone barn
Step up into the spacious kitchen/diner
Well-equipped for the best of cooks
A great nights sleep in this King size bed
Shower room with a powerful shower room
Take a soak in your private hot tub
The perfect place for a morning coffee
Attention to detail
1 / 12  Traditional barn with private hot tub
2 / 12  Sit back and relax in front of a favourite movie
3 / 12  A cosy lounge area with views onto the courtyard garden
4 / 12  A cosy setting for a romantic break
5 / 12  A contemporary twist within a traditional stone barn
6 / 12  Step up into the spacious kitchen/diner
7 / 12  Well-equipped for the best of cooks
8 / 12  A great nights sleep in this King size bed
9 / 12  Shower room with a powerful shower room
10 / 12  Take a soak in your private hot tub
11 / 12  The perfect place for a morning coffee
12 / 12  Attention to detail

Little Holdings

Ross-on-Wye (3.5mls S), Forest of Dean
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Stylish detached stone barn with private enclosed courtyard and private hot tub with awning for year round comfort
  • Within walking distance of the River Wye and great for cyclists with easy access to the Forest of Dean Cycle trail
  • Close to the market town of Ross-on-Wye and the Wye Valley with easy access to open countryside
Property code: 49910

Stylish property blends within the Wye valley’s hillside, forming part of a small holding this traditional stone barn with soft furnishings is the perfect bolt hole for couples looking to get away.

Blending with the Wye Valley hillside and forming part of a smallholding, this traditional stone barn is the perfect bolthole for couples looking to escape with their hound. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, both keen hikers and stick chasers will be at home here, with various walks across woods and farmlands, on the doorstep. The popular market town of Ross-on-Wye is also just 3.5 miles away, with some great shops, pubs and places to eat.

This delightful cottage cleverly combines many traditional features with contemporary, modern design, to create a real home-from-home feel. The cosy lounge is the perfect place to put your feet and paws up after a busy day of exploring, as you settle back to watch a film. The well-equipped kitchen has all you will need to cook a romantic meal for two, or three, if your hungry hound is joining you! The king-size bedroom is both warm and welcoming, ensuring you’ll wake feeling fully recharged and ready for another great day. Enjoy a hearty breakfast or evening BBQ in your private courtyard, or enjoy a soak in your private hot tub, while your canine companion enjoys a mooch alongside you.

The cottage is within walking distance of the popular Wye Valley walk which passes through many pretty market towns and villages for an impressive 136 miles. There’s also a network of cycle paths that pass through the Forest of Dean if the mood takes you. Enjoy a day at the fascinating Goodrich Castle (1.5 miles), which is considered to be one of the best-preserved of all English medieval castles, and also welcomes dogs. Wander into the market town of Ross-on-Wye, where you’ll find some great independent shops, places to eat and some lovely strolls along the riverbank.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 bedroom – king-size
  • 1 shower room
  • Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Private hot tub
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included - Super fast fibre optic broadband
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • Smart TV and DVD
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shop 3 miles and pub 1 mile
  • Regret no children

This property is personally managed by Beth.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 43 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rachel 7th July 2020

A beautiful cottage, quality furnishings and a good kitchen. Lovely quietblocation - quite a walk up the hill from the pub, but the hot tub helps alleviate that. Top hosts and lovely touches like robes and a few treats in the fridge. Highly recommend this property.

Reviewed by Catherine 20th February 2020

Lovely comfortable cottage with all mod cons. Hot tub was a lovey treat and lovely to sit out and star gaze. Location means there is no chance of flooding but a steep climb back from pub so need to be fit and able if walking. Owners left us to ourselves and we didnt feel uncomfortable at all. We would definitely recommend this cottage.

Reviewed by Kathryn 5th October 2019

We have had a great week away. The cottage was perfect for us and the owners super friendly. The surrounding area had plenty to keep us entertained on good and bad weather days. The local pub offered a warm and friendly atmosphere along with their great food and drink. Would recommend this holiday to anyone!

Reviewed by David 20th September 2019

Little Holdings is an extremely 'up together property', well appointed and with all conceivable creature comforts. The hot tub was very enjoyable as was the thoughtful provision of a welcome bottle of Prosecco and box of chocolates on arrival. We received a very warm welcome from the proprietors Paul and Lesley.

Reviewed by Julia 15th September 2019

The cottage was clean, simple and welcoming. Everything worked, the sofa and bed was comfy and the icing on the cake, the hot tub. It was so nice to get into the tub at the end of a long days cycling. Its in a lovely location and the hosts are really friendly but not intrusive. I thoroughly recommend this holiday home.

Reviewed by Lynne 9th September 2019

Absolutely loved this cottage! Paul and lesley (owners/hosts) were very lovely and there to greet us and show us around the cottage and then left us to enjoy our break. Very cosy, comfortable and well equipped cottage with the added (and much enjoyed) bonus of a hot-tub. The location is beautiful, it feels very rural but only a few miles from Ross-Read moreon-wye Town centre. We had a very relaxing break and would definitely recommend for couples. Hide

Reviewed by Anne 23rd August 2019

The cottage was fantastic, beautiful area.paul & Louise were fab there if you needed them but otherwise didnt see them.hit tub was fab lovely to relax in in the evening whilst listening to the birds.etc added plus was the chocolates and bubbles as a welcome present .all in all fantastic holiday we will most certainly be returning .

Reviewed by Carole 15th August 2019

Loved getting into the hot tub after some lovely long walks

Reviewed by Ali 3rd August 2019

Lesley and Paul were lovely hosts - they gave us a warm welcome but gave us our privacy and even had a bottle of fizz and chocolates for our arrival! Three nights in the hot tub and the rural location were perfect for a break away from city centre living and the dog loved it too!

Reviewed by CHRISTINE 26th July 2019

Lovely hosts explained everything on arrival to us.Was only next door if we needed them.The hot tub was lovely to relax in.We were given bubbly chocs and milk as a welcome which was a lovely surprise for us.We will definitely return to this lovely property.

Reviewed by Kevin 22nd July 2019

An excellent stay at Little Holdings. If you are less mobile than average the accommodation is up a hill with varying gradient for roughly a mile. We had an amazing time discovering the local area, canoeing down the river and using the cycling tracks in the Forest of Dean.

Reviewed by Trevor 8th July 2019

A superb place to stay, it has everything you need for a really great holiday. The hot tub outside is a really nice touch and even on cloudy days the accommodation is in a real sun trap and very warm with loungers for relaxing on. If you like a nice shower after a long walk then the power pod will be just what you need. Location is 5 minute drive tRead moreo Symonds Yat East and is surrounded by great woods for walking dogs. Pub is a 15 minute walk down a very steep hill, a great place to stay. Hide

Reviewed by Laura 1st July 2019

I would highly recommend Little Holdings, set on a quiet country lane and surrounded by forest. link detached to the owners house and has its own private yard with a high quality hot tub which is not overlooked (all windows facing this way from owners house are kept blacked out) and we always felt totally private and secluded. owners v welcoming anRead mored responsive to any minor issues(got rid of new wasps nest within minutes) but leave you to it unless needed. greeted with bubbles+ chocs -fab!!! Hide

Reviewed by Elizabeth 21st June 2019

The cottage was ideal, like a home from home. it was clean, well equipped and has been well thought out. The courtyard was ideal with a well maintained hot tub which was so relaxing after a day exploring the many attractions around the area. The courtyard was also well equipped with seating, table, sun loungers & retractable clothes line. The ownerRead mores were so welcoming & on hand throughout our stay. Hide

Reviewed by Vivienne 12th April 2019

Little Holdings is a fabulous cottage for a couple especially for a romantic break with its wonderful hot tub. Tucked away along a pretty, peaceful lane but well placed to get out & about with loads to see and do locally. There are also some fabulous pubs and restaurants within half hours drive or less. The cottage comes equipped with everything yoRead moreu could need for a short break or longer stay. Lesley & Paul are on hand if you need help but otherwise you are left to enjoy yourself as you wish. Hide

Reviewed by Paul 14th March 2019

Fantastic place to stay owners are friendly welcome you with a loveley bottle of fizz and chocs they stay out of your way but ate on hand if you need anything. The location is fantastic you are literally on trails from the doorstep. And when you return with your tired out dog you can relax in hot tub whilst the dog can roam in the secure yard besidRead moree you. Will be back for sure. Hide

Reviewed by Caroline 8th March 2019

Absolutely fantastic break the hosts were kind and thoughtful and not intrusive in any way. Perfectly clean and very well equipped.

Reviewed by Stewart 4th March 2019

Fantastic accommodation with everything you could possibly need, including that amazing hot tub. Beautiful location and great for touring the area. Lovely hosts and a bottle of bubbly and chocs to welcome us. We would this recommend this cottage to anybody looking to get away for a restful break. Five stars all round.

Reviewed by Bethany 28th February 2019

Paul and Lesley were lovely hosts, explained everything to us and then left us be to enjoy the lodge and hot tub. Beautiful location and well thought out accommodation. Would definitely recommend!

Reviewed by James 1st February 2019

We had a lovely week at little holdings. Perfect for a quiet getaway and the hot tub was an excellent bonus! We would definitely visit again.

Reviewed by Steven 19th January 2019

Perfrct little get away with my partner and our dog. Plenty in the local area to do with lots of fun walks right on the doorstep. Property was clean and well equiped and the hot tub was a lovely way to wind down and relax. Hosts were friendly and nothing was too much trouble, the bubbly and chocolates on arrival was a really nice touch which set thRead moree holiday of in the right way. Thoroughly enjoyable week in a nice relaxed atmosphere. Fantastic value for money and would definitely recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 28th December 2018

Brilliant location and hospitable owners in Paul and Lesley. Listening to the owls at night was fantastic, we will be back for sure.

Reviewed by Dave 21st December 2018

Lovely cosy, warm cottage. Very friendly owners, checking we were ok. We couldn't get our car in the parking spot, but they kindly showed us somewhere else we could park ok. The cottage pretty much has everything you need for a short, or even longer, stay.

Reviewed by Dawn 8th December 2018

A perfect little converted coach house in a great location. Paul and Lesley are very welcoming and left Chocolates and prosecco to have in the hot tub. Some lovely walks and was great sitting in the hot tub listening to the owl In the wood behind the cottage.

Reviewed by Tina 2nd November 2018

Everything you could ask for in a holiday cottage, clean, tidy, well equipped, comfortable and warm. The owners couldn't have been more friendly and welcoming. Hot tub fantastic and very clean.

Reviewed by Demi 19th October 2018

the hosts are fantastic, couldn't be anymore helpful, the setting is beautiful and the hot tub was brilliant, definitely recommended this property and will be returning soon!

Reviewed by Jason 12th October 2018

At Little Holdings, our holiday expectations werent just met, they were exceeded. The property was very clean and well equipped and our hosts could not have been nicer.

Reviewed by Greg 21st September 2018

The cottage was very comfortable, it is newly furbished to a high standard and felt clean and modern. There are lots of local walking routes under the canapy of trees so there was protection from the rain. The owners were pleasant and onsite if there were any problems. They provided chocolates and prosecco which was lovely in the hot tub.

Reviewed by Ian 7th September 2018

A very relaxing place to stay. The hot tub facility was a bonus. Its definitely on our return list .

Reviewed by Terry 31st August 2018

This cottage is the best we've stayed in and is well worth the money. Everything in it is good quality as are the finishes within. The standard of cleanliness is high. The hosts are friendly and hospitable without being intrusive. Its location is ideal being close to town, pub, and the woods and countryside for walking. The delights of Symonds Yat Read moreand Goodrich Castle are only a few miles away. All in all, you can have a really good, relaxing holiday at this property. Hide

Reviewed by Faisal 18th August 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Little Holdings. Our hosts were very helpful upon our arrival, and respected our privacy during our time there. The cottage itself was well appointed and very clean. A true oasis of calm and tranquillity; would wholeheartedly recommend!

Reviewed by David 13th August 2018

Excellent cottage very private hot tub hosts were excellent leaving us to it with advance notice of any visit to check hot tub water occasionally great location rural relaxing would go again

Reviewed by Liz 5th August 2018

A wonderful place to stay. Beautiful, peaceful location. The hot tub is a great luxury. Fantastic owners who are happy to help. Thank you for the prosseco and chocolates on arrival to accompany the first dip in the hot tub.

Reviewed by Laura 2nd August 2018

My partner, my dog and I stayed in this beautiful stone barn for three nights. The interior of the barn is tastefully decorated. The bed and sofas are extremely comfortable. The hot tub was great to use in the evening. There are sun loungers which was great to use during a heatwave. The hosts kindly left milk, chocolates and prosecco as a welcomingRead more in gift which was just lovely. Ross-On-Wye is less than 15 minutes drive away. I would highly recommend this place! Hide

Reviewed by Allison 27th July 2018

Had a fabulous short break, cottage is everything youd need for a completely relaxing time for a couple needing to recharge their batteries. Hot tub is a beautiful way to finish off a days walking.

Reviewed by Claire 9th July 2018

Great location, especially for dog walking. Cottage was very private and Paul and Lesley were great; very welcoming and friendly. Would definitely recommend.

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