Our trip to the rural and tranquil village of Symonds Yat, in historic Herefordshire, is perfectly situated for a half term get away. Staying in a historic, converted, three-storey Victorian House in the heart of the Wye Valley this is an ideal UK holiday for single parents and kids. with the option of a 3, 4 or 7 night break.
Centrally located between Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth, in an area of natural beauty, there is something for everyone here. The accommodation is set on the edge of woodland with open fires (it can be chilly in February) and views of the River Wye providing a peaceful background to your holiday. There’s even a hot tub to make sure you can unwind and relax! As well as strolling along the river or to one of the three local pubs (one is accessed by river ferry!) Symonds Yat is perfect for letting the kids explore with so much to do on the doorstep with walking and water activities galore. Take a walk to the famous Yat Rock or try a a river cruise or canoeing! The Wye Valley and Forest of Dean are idyllic spots to get outside and have fun.
Something for everyone in a truly stunning location.
There is so much on the doorstep of this trip with lots of places to walk and explore within the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. Lots of local attractions are within easy distance, suitable for everyone from tots to teens. Several outdoor activity centres offer the chance for mountaineering, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking and more! For a day out, you could try the Amazing Hedge Maze and test your puzzle skills! or take a trip to the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo, a tropical retreat on a cold or wet day or try your hand at miniature golf set in the ruins of a Roman villa.
There are three local pubs offering food and village ambiance and several places of interest including Yat’s Rock. Despite being in an area of natural beauty, shops and eateries are nearby in the towns of Monmouth and the Forest of Dean.
As with all of our Single With Kids’ holidays, the holiday will be hosted by a coordinator, who will arrange daily events and get togethers for the group
A great central location in the Wye Valley, in Hereford. The nearest station is Lydney, there is a bus service from Coleford to Symonds Yat (the 309) the postcode for sat navs isTo check directions by public transport, we recommend using the website www.traveline.info or click on the little Google map to the right.
There are three options to take this trip during the February half term school holidays:
This holiday is suitable for all ages with plenty to do and see for everyone.
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The accommodation for this holiday is in a lovely converted 3-storey Victorian House on the edge of woodland and in a peaceful and private area with stunning views. As well as the bedrooms there are plenty of places to get together and catch up including two sitting rooms, both with open fires, and window seats, a separate snug means and a wonderfully large and light dining room where we can all eat together round one large table, looking out to the terrace through the huge patio doors. There’s also a separate fully equipped utility room and a covered hot tub!
There are 2 and 4- bed rooms available with double, twin and bunk beds. options. Some rooms have ensuites but toilets are available on all floors and baths and showers are on each of the upper two floors.
This is a self catering trip and no meals are provided however a couple of communal meals will be arranged throughout the holiday, starting with a ‘Meet & Greet’ buffet on the first evening (everyone brings something for the table).
Further details will be provided closer to the event, please look out for emails after booking and advise if you do not receive information.
The cost includes self catering accommodation in private or shared rooms. The property is exclusive to Single With Kids and the break is accompanied by a Single With Kids’ coordinator who arranges events and get-togethers throughout the event.
The shared room is available for families of one adult & one child, and is suitable for children aged 4 or over. There will be a maximum of 4 people in this room.
Linen and towels are provided but please bring your own towels for the hot tub. There is no extra charge for heating, electricity or water.
A smaller trip with around 20 parents and children on this break – a great size for anyone considering their first event with Single With Kids.
A fabulous setting
Friends for all ages
Charming accommodation with fabulous views
Lots to do nearby
An outdoor hot tub
The prices are per person for the 3, 4 or 7 night holiday. There are a mix of single, double, twin and family rooms, with double, twin and bunk beds – we will allocate these according to the mix of ages and genders.
The group will be accompanied by a Single With Kids’ coordinator who will arrange group events during the break.
This holiday is now fully booked – please email in to firstname.lastname@example.org to be put on the waiting list.
There is space still available on our other UK Feb half term trip; Peak District Break
|Holiday Dates||Number of Nights||Private room |
|Early Bird - book before 30 Nov 2016||10th - 13th February 2017||3||£99||£85||£85||£75|
|Late Bird - bookings from 1 Dec 2016||3||£105||£90||£90||£80|
|Early Bird - book before 30 Nov 2016||13th - 17th February 2017||4||£130||£115||£115||£100|
|Late Bird - bookings from 1 Dec 2016||4||£135||£120||£120||£105|
|Early Bird - book before 30 Nov 2016||10th - 17th February 2017||7||£229||£200||£200||£175|
|Late Bird - bookings from 1 Dec 2016||7||£240||£210||£210||£185|
Our Rewards Club has some great benefits for members, including a 15% saving off the cost of your Single With Kids holidays and breaks.
Don't worry if you don't want to join yet, you can still book the holiday as a non member, simply follow the link in the table below.
|Holiday Dates||Number of Nights||Private room |
|Early Bird - book before 30 Nov 2016||10th - 13th February 2017||3||£115||£100||£100||£90|
|Late Bird - bookings from 1 Dec 2016||3||£125||£105||£105||£95|
|Early Bird - book before 30 Nov 2016||13th - 17th February 2017||4||£155||£135||£135||£120|
|Late Bird - bookings from 1 Dec 2016||4||£160||£140||£140||£125|
|Early Bird - book before 30 Nov 2016||10th - 17th February 2017||7||£270||£235||£235||£210|
|Late Bird - bookings from 1 Dec 2016||7||£285||£245||£245||£220|
These are some of the comments we've received about our trips to this venue (in 2011) and to Hereford (in 2016).
" The people were all quite similar so we all got on well. The age range of the kids was good. The accomodation was lovely. It was better than expected. We had an absolute ball. Thanks very much indeed! "
" Fantastic accomodation in a truly beautiful location with a great group of people - what more could you want?! :) "
" It was quite simply superb! Stunning location, top quality accomodation, lovely people and the weather was amazing!!! Excellent in every way!
" Absolutely loved it! The highlight was meeting lovely people "
" Accommodation, group size and coordinator were all great! "
" Nice to get away with people in similar circumstances. Kids have such fun together.