The secluded hilltop retreat of explorer, adventurer, and author Christina Dodwell, Highcloud Farm resonates with the spirit of her travels, with maps, books, pictures and artefacts in evidence everywhere. This remote rural cottage on the Wales borders offers total privacy as a large party house or holiday retreat.
What to expect from Highcloud Farm
Stylish and spacious, Highcloud Farm comprises a farmhouse and barn, sleeping up to 24 in 10 bedrooms. With panoramic rural views amidst rolling Welsh hills and forest, you can see the ruins of Raglan Castle in mid distance and a backdrop of Sugarloaf Mountain, it creates a fantastic atmosphere to see the sun set from the terrace and outdoor swimming pool (summer only).
Set in a remote 30 acre site, you experience a natural calm and quiet, but with plenty of things to do on-site. With large fields, woodland, and an orchard joined together by a grassy path suitable for either walking or jogging. There are sun terraces, a veranda, a croquet lawn and grassy area for ball games.
Designed with an airy quality featuring many home comforts, fully equipped and furnished to a high standard, you can stay in either the main farmhouse with a swimming pool and hot tub outside or relax in the Barn with the games room and snug.
You also have 3 kitchens and two lounges which make staying here perfect for single generation get together’s, but equally ideal for mixed age groups. If you’re looking for a house for a party or celebration there is plenty of room to spread out into.
Things to do
Whilst there are plenty of things to keep you occupied at the farmhouse you can choose to explore the local area with a range of activities open to you. There’s the magnificent Raglan Castle, just a stone’s throw away from Highcloud Farm. Organise a group fishing holiday, experience the natural beauty of the Wye Valley or hunt down top local restaurants and pubs. Our group activities page has a list to kick off the planning for your holiday!
The cottage has a hot tub to relax in, a track that circles the circumference of the property that you can walk around or go for a run as well as a large field where you can play games. If you’re just planning on using the house for a hen party or celebration, there is no-one around for miles to disturb you.
How do I book?
Before you book you can check the availability of your preferred dates or just contact us directly and we can discuss the requirements of your group booking. Don’t forget that our midweek breaks are great for a last minute getaway. You can view our prices below.
History of Highcloud Farm
Restored from a run down farm house when bought by Christina Dodwell many years ago, it served for a time as her home and much of her personality and adventures have gone into the home. The openness and size of the farm with it’s many features almost encourage you to explore the world around you as much as she did and see what you can discover!
Where is Highcloud Farm?
Highcloud Farm can be reached from either the A40 or A449 near Raglan, Wales.