Granny's Old Cottage

Historic 1700's cottage with original features offers a step back in time, near Hay-on-Wye.

Key Points

  • Quirky authentic cottage sleeps 4 guests near Hay-on-Wye and offers a step back in time to a simpler life.
  • There is a cosy lounge with wood-burner, kitchen with oil fired Rayburn (plus modern oven) and a bathroom with small bathtub.
  • There is a king size bedroom plus 2 single beds on the landing for children age 7+.
  • Outside you can relax in your private garden taking in the sights and sounds of nature.
  • Real Nordic wood fired sauna bookable on site.
  • Closed for Winter from November to mid March.


Glamping site near the Welsh border that offers a plethora of different properties affiliated with nature and being at one with the world. Granny's Old Cottage offers a step back in time for those looking to escape the modern world and sleeps 4.

The cottage is suitable for a family with children over 7.

This cottage is a suite that adjoins the main house of the New Inn and dates back to the 1700's. Inside is a cosy lounge with wood burner, a kitchen with oil fired rayburn and retro electric hob (plus a modern oven) and a bathroom with small bathtub. Upstairs there is a king size bedroom with 2 single beds on the landing. These rooms are separated by a thick curtain. 

Outside you can relax in your private garden, taking in the sights and sounds of nature around you. This offers the perfect place to enjoy your morning cuppa whilst planning your day or simply collecting your thoughts. 

Locally you can walk the famous Offa's Dyke Path, visit the Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre or take a trip to the literary Hay-on-Wye. Here you can drive up to the Bluff, only 8 minutes from Hay, to the top of the Black Mountains with breath taking views and walks. Alternatively take to the water and try your hand at canoeing - a fun and unique experience for everyone. The Warren is a riverside beach accessible from Hay-on-Wye, with its expanse of fields along the River Wye. Food buffs will enjoy a delicious meal at Rhydspence Inn which is just a 40 minute stroll away through the country lanes, the perfect way to work up an appetite. 

There is a Wood Fired Norwegian Sauna on site. This can be fired on request for £10 each session of 1 hour, for each group of people......this is proving very popular and what better way to celebrate !!!

Children are welcome from 7 years on, but the properties have not been designed with children in mind. Please bear in mind this is a historic cottage with olde world charm and original features.

Dogs welcome for a charge of £20. Strictly no puppies.

The first basket of wood will be provided, the ones after £7 each, you're very welcome to bring your own.  

No loud music. Closed in winter.

There is a minimum 3 night stay. 





Room Types




 Not suitable for those with mobility issues






 Dining area



 Dining area


 Seating area

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub within walking distance



 Family friendly site


 Book a sauna session

On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels




 Free parking


 Mid sized site (5-11 accoms)

 Quiet location

Nearest Airport/s

Cardiff / Birmingham

Content updated on 16th December 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Daphne Tucker from Granny's Old Cottage