The Cottage is within a few minutes walk of Offa's Dyke path which runs from North to South Wales and Guests may choose to walk sections of it. There are walks from the Cottage to White Castle; to The Hunters Moon Pub in Llangattock Lingoed; to Join ' The Three Castles' walk '; up the Skirrid Mountain. One can also walk in the Black Mountains or the Brecon Beacons and there are good walks up the seven hills surrounding Abergavenny and in particular, the Sugar Loaf from where there are fantastic views.
Wern Ddu golf club is 5 minutes away, the Rolls of Monmouth 20 minutes and the Monmouthshire 20 minutes,
Llangorse Lake hires boats out and boats can be hired on the Brecon/Newport canal which is close to Abergavenny. There is kayaking on the Wye, one can start from Wye Valley canoes in Glasebury and hire for half a day upwards.
There is a climbing centre in Llangorse.
There is a main line railway station in Abergavenny which runs from Newport to Manchester and there is also a bus station in Abergavenny. There is a bus that goes from the end of the lane near to the Cottage once a week to Abergavenny for Market day on a Tuesday but you need to book a place on it. See Grassroots Buses, It leaves around 9.30 and returns around 12.30.
Cinemas/ Theatres. already mentioned in the towns above
Stonecarving & Painting
Matt Caines, runs weekend courses in stone carving, once a month, from a studio in a Barn at Whitehouse Farm, so Guests can take up the opportunity of doing a whole weekend or a day of carving.
Clarissa Fonseca and Annie Lowell run an Art day once a month which includes lunch and Guests can take this up if desired by contacting Clarissa via this website.