AWAY BREAK MAY 2019
We have just about collected all the final payments for Newby Bridge (May 2018) away break and our thoughts have moved to the May 2019 away break.
We have just received a good offer from The Old Rectory Country House Hotel (www.rectoryhotel.co.uk) situated on the southern fringes of the Black Mountains, within the Brecon Beacons National Park.
This is primarily a Wedding venue and has every weekend in 2019 fully booked, and therefore, we are offered Monday 13th to Friday 17th May. This Hotel has 24 en suite rooms, which is around the number we usually need for our May break, and we are offered all of them.
As you will see from their website, this Hotel is set in large grounds, with ample car parking and a golf course, it is less than ½ mile from the historic bridge on the outskirts of Crickhowell which is quite a sizeable and gastronomic town.
There is ample hill walking from the hotel and also flat walking along the Monmouth and Brecon canal, which adjoins the Hotel, and by the River Usk, with Abergavenny being a short distance away.
At this stage we just need numbers of those who would be interested in this trip, as we need around 34 people to get this good deal. However, if there are sufficient numbers of expressions of interest, we will need £20 per person deposit during the middle of April with the final full payment due not until the end of March 2019.
Assuming we have sufficient interest, the total cost for Dinner, Bed and Breakfast would be a maximum of £69 per person per night, including a limited number of single rooms at the same price. We understand that there are local facilities to buy lunch snacks etc., but the hotel offers ‘packed lunches’ for £3.50.
Please e-mail a.s.a.p. if you are interested, or have any questions, as with limited rooms this must be on a first come first served basis.
Contacts Dave and Jane
Saturday 20 January 2018
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