Cedars House is located in Whitchurch, Herefordshire, between Ross-on-Wye & Monmouth.

Large House Holiday Home

Family and Pet Friendly Self Catering in the Wye Valley

Cedars House offers large self-catering accommodation in Whitchurch, Herefordshire. Situated in the Wye Valley near Symonds Yat, we are centrally located between Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth, so are within easy reach of the Forest of Dean, South Wales and The Golden Valley. The local area is ideal for those looking for great walking, cycling and canoeing, equally it's a fantastic spot for peace and relaxation too. Cedars House is a great venue for those planning a more sophisticated hen party, family get together or group reunion. We welcome families with children and have a couple of travel cots and high chairs available. You can bring up to two well behaved dogs with you when you stay at Cedars House.

Vintage Tea Parties

We can offer a sumptuous vintage tea party during your stay, with lace tablecloths and vintage china to set the scene. If you wish, you can dress up in vintage clothes and have a make-over by a professional make-up team.

Hen Parties

We have created a slice of vintage heaven at Cedars House which makes it the perfect venue for a tasteful hen party or girly get together. Various activities can be arranged or you can just take the opportunity to relax with your favourite friends and relatives. More Information..>>

Photo Shoots

We can arrange for you to have a vintage tea party or vintage boudoir photoshoot, with a professional photographer. You will receive a CD of images and a print for each guest as a lovely memory of a perfect day.


Bikes are available to hire locally and there are many good cycle paths to explore nearby as well as in the Forest of Dean. There is ample storage at Cedars House, if you prefer to bring your own bicycles.


The Wye Valley is on the best areas in the country to explore on foot, whether you want to meander alongside the picturesque river, maybe stopping at a pub for lunch or, for the more adventurous follow the famous Offa's Dyke path..


There are several companies offering canoe hire within easy walking distance of Cedars House. They all offer tuition and transport, so you can choose how far you want to travel and how adventurous you want to be.

The Local Area

Symonds Yat

Large holiday let in Herefordshire for up to 20 guests.

Cedars House is available for hen parties, family get togethers and reunions.

Cedars House SignCedars House is a lovely eight bedroom Georgian house, part of an old asylum, set in the beautiful Wye Valley, minutes from the renowned Symonds Yat. Located on the Herefordshire side of the border between England and Wales, the towns of Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth are both within easy reach.

Family Friendly Holidays in The Wye Valley

We welcome families to Cedars House for their annual holiday in beautiful Herefordshire. We have travel cots and high chairs available for very small guests - please request when making and enquiry or booking. There is a selection of games and childrens DVD's at the house to help entertain youner members of your family.

Hen Party Venue

The house is ideal for hen parties with a relaxed or vintage theme. The many successful hen weekends that have taken place in Cedars House have included murder mystery weekends and vintage tea parties.

The interior has been lovingly restored by award-winning textile and fashion designer Jan Knibbs and her husband, Jonathan. It is brimming with vintage finds from her extensive collection in a romantic, shabby chic style, making it perfect for a vintage hen party or all female gathering for any special occasion. Alternatively, it would be perfect for a family get together.

Altogether, Cedars House offers a pretty, welcoming hall, an impressive drawing room with plenty of comfortable seating, a dining room where up to 20 guests can all eat together, a farmhouse style kitchen with a small dining table and a comfortable TV lounge.

Cedars garden

Upstairs there are eight pretty bedrooms, one offering a king-size bed and a single day bed with a further pull out single, three with double beds, two with matching vintage single beds, one with singles which can be converted to a king-size and one with a single and a fold-up bed. There are two bathrooms (one of which is en-suite) and three en-suite shower rooms. View a floor plan of Cedars House

It is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, on the edge of the village of Whitchurch, within easy walking distance of the local shop, various pubs, tourist attractions and stunning countryside.

Whitchurch is located on the A40 between Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye and is easily accessible from the motorway network, making Cedars House the perfect meet up point for all your guests.

There are many activities and historical sites with 30 minutes of Cedars House. Just ten minutes drive away from the house you will find Goodrich Castle, a wonderful ruinous Norman medieval castle.

Due to our location within the village of Whitchurch, Cedars House is not suitable for large, noisy birthday parties.

Cedars House

Jan and Jonathan Knibbs have owned Cedars House for over 20 years and look forward to welcoming you to this historic property.

Although we have a vintage twist, Cedars House offers some of the modern facilities you need and expect whilst on your holiday. The house offers free WiFi, so you can remain in touch throughout your visit. We also have TV with Freeview and a DVD player.

Cedars House is available from February to December every year and accommodates up to 20 guests in eight pretty bedrooms. There is parking for approx. 8 cars on site.

Cedars House is an ideal venue for family reunions and other special occasions.

Vye Valley Tourism

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook

Get in Touch