FAQ's about the Old School Penallt and Capel Pentwyn

What is the current availability of each property?
Availability for each property is shown on the website, and updated daily.
What method of payment do you accept?
Visa Debit (No fee). Cheque or Cash. Credit Card (+2% fee).
What is the earliest time of Arrival, and what is the latest time of departure?
Arrival 2.00 pm, Departure 10.00 am unless otherwise agreed with Ros.
Do you have WiFi? And what is the Broadband speed?
FREE WiFi in each property. Download speed 12.75 Mbps, Upload speed 1.01 Mbps.
How many cars can be parked at each property?
At least 4 cars can be parked at each property.
Do the properties cater for guests with moderate disabilities?
Disabled Access is explained for each property on the Website as an Access Statement.
Do you have any ground floor bedroom's?
Old School Master bedroom is on the ground floor with a step down, and its own en-suite. Capel Pentwyn has a single ground floor bedroom and wet room.
Do you welcome dogs at each property, and are there any special conditions?
We accept one well-behaved dog in each property. There is a 'No Home Alone' request of the pet owners and they must ensure that their pet does not go on soft furnishings and beds. The garden must be cleared of all dog mess before leaving. Bags are provided.
Is the garden safe for young children?
The garden at the Old School is fenced and hedged on 3 sides as well as being gated. Capel Pentwyn's garden is fenced and hedged on 3 sides, but not gated.
Do you have outdoor play areas specifically for children?
There is a large lawn area at each property, and next-door is Babington Meadow, where there is a climbing frame and slide for children up to 8 years, also a kicking wall for older children.
Do I need to bring towels, tea towels, washing up liquid, cloths and sponges etc?
All the above items are supplied including dishwasher tablets.
How is each property heated?
Economy Seven heaters and wood burner - kindling, firelighters and logs are supplied FREE.
Does each property have drying facilities?
Drying facilities are available for wet clothing, waterproofs and boots. In each property.
Do you provide a cot, highchair and stair-gate?
We provide a stair-gate, and a highchair ONLY.
Do you have secure storage for Bicycles and Canoes?
The Old School has secure storage in the carport lock up. Also available for Capel Pentwyn.
Do you provide a BBQ?
No, but next to the property is Babington Meadow where a purpose built large BBQ is situated and is available for use by guests and villagers alike.
Is smoking allowed in each property?
There is a No Smoking policy in each property, and No Smoking signs are clearly visible.
Does each property have a recycling policy?
Yes. This is explained on arrival.

FAQ's About the area

Can I arrange for my groceries to be delivered?
Yes, Waitrose in Monmouth or Tesco in Chepstow deliver groceries.
Nearest town for grocery shopping?
Monmouth is a 10 minute drive away. It has Waitrose, Marks & Spencer Food, The Coop and Lidl supermarkets.
Are there any good restaurants nearby?
Yes ... The Inn at Penallt is just 500 yards from each property. The Whitebrook is a 10 minute drive from each property. The Lion Inn in Trellech a 10 minute drive. Prego Italian Restuarant, Jewel Balti, Pizza Express, and various Chinese Takeaways are all in Monmouth.
Nearest Golf Clubs?
Monmouth Golf Club - 15 minutes. Raglan Golf Club - 15 minutes. Rolls of Monmouth - 15 minutes. Dewstowe Golf Club - 20 minutes. Celtic Manor Golf Club - 25 minutes.
Proximity to Forest of Dean, Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons?
Forest of Dean - 15 minutes - approx. Black Mountains - 25 minutes - approx. Brecon Beacons - 40 minutes – approx.
Does the village have a Taxi service?
No, however nearby Monmouth has at least 8 Taxi services that cover Penallt.
Is there a bus service?
Yes, but not hourly. A Timetable is in each property.
Nearest Cinema?
Monmouth - Savoy Theatre - Oldest cinema in Wales.
Nearest church?
Church in Wales - Penallt Old Church (2 miles).
Nearest Garage for car repairs?
Nearest garage for petrol/diesel?
Overmonnow Garage, Monmouth.
Nearest Doctor?
Chippenham Surgery, Monmouth.
Nearest Hospital?
Neville Hall Hospital, Abergavenny.

For any additional questions please drop us an e mail and and we will do are best to answer your questions.