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15th / 18th February 2019

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Wye Valley Escape

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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.

Things to do

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 is HR9 6BL To 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 for the week to take this trip during the February half term school holidays:

  • 3-nights from Fri 15th to Mon 18th February
  • 4 nights from Mon 18th to Fri 22nd February
  • 7 nights from Fri 15th to Fri 22nd February

Family Ages

This holiday is suitable for all ages with plenty to do and see for everyone.

Any Questions?

Do check out our  FAQ page for our UK holidays, should your query not be covered by the above, please don’t hesitate to email us at events@singlewithkids.co.uk or using the  contact form on this site.

15th / 18th February 2019

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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.

Board Basis

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.

What's Included

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.

Trip Size

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.


Prices & Booking

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.

Early Booking Discounts...

Save £10 per person if booked before the end of July (or £20 if you book the week)!!!


Rooms available – see shopping cart for options

Members' Prices

Holiday Dates
3, 4, 7 nights!
  Room Type
Adult priceChild price
Fri 15th - Mon 18th Feb 2019
Early Bird - book before 31 July 2018SAVING YOU £10 per personPrivate Room£125£105
Late Bird - bookings from 1 Aug 2018£135£115
Early Bird - book before 31 July 2018SAVING YOU £10 per personShared Room£95£75
Late Bird - bookings from 1 Aug 2018£105£85
Mon 18th - Fri 22nd Feb 2019
Early Bird - book before 31 July 2018SAVING YOU £10 per personPrivate Room£145£125
Late Bird - bookings from 1 Aug 2018£155£135
Early Bird - book before 31 July 2018SAVING YOU £10 per personShared Room£115£95
Late Bird - bookings from 1 Aug 2018£125£105
Fri 15th – Fri 22nd Feb 2019
Early Bird - book before 31 July 2018SAVING YOU £20 per personPrivate Room£270£230
Late Bird - bookings from 1 Aug 2018£290£250
Early Bird - book before 31 July 2018SAVING YOU £20 per personShared Room£210£170
Late Bird - bookings from 1 Aug 2018£230£190
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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.

Non-Members' Prices

Holiday Dates
3, 4, 7 nights!
  Room TypeAdult priceChild price
Fri 15th - Mon 18th Feb 2019
Early Bird - book before 31 July 2018SAVING YOU £10 per personPrivate room
Late Bird - bookings from 1 Aug 2018£160£135
Early Bird - book before 31 July 2018SAVING YOU £10 per personShared room£115£90
Late Bird - bookings from 1 Aug 2018£125£100
Mon 18th - Fri 22nd Feb 2019
Early Bird - book before 31 July 2018SAVING YOU £10 per personPrivate room£170£150
Late Bird - bookings from 1 Aug 2018£180£160
Early Bird - book before 31 July 2018SAVING YOU £10 per personShared room£135£115
Late Bird - bookings from 1 Aug 2018£145£125
Fri 15th – Fri 22nd Feb 2019
Early Bird - book before 31 July 2018SAVING YOU £20 per personPrivate room£320£275
Late Bird - bookings from 1 Aug 2018£340£295
Early Bird - book before 31 July 2018SAVING YOU £20 per personShared room£250£205
Late Bird - bookings from 1 Aug 2018£270£225
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Abigail (13) - (Wye Valley February 2019)

" This was the best holiday I have been on to date. Everyone was super nice and I caught up with all my old friends. The best parts were the hot tub and laser tag. "

Lucia (7) - (Wye Valley February 2019)

" This was one of the best trips of my seven years. It was so amazing doing the walks and visiting the pubs. (Ye Old Folly Inn is the best). My favourite thing was the hot tub. "

Alfie (11) - (Wye Valley February 2019)

" This was a superb trip because I met some new people and caught up with old friends. I loved the hot tub. "

Siobhan, Ciara (14) and Ellie (11) - (Wye Valley February 2019)

" Another great stay in the Wye Valley with SWK. Fab day trips – Go Ape, Laser Ops, the Maze, King Arthurs cave etc. with great company and a perfect host and coordinator Gill. I will be booking my next SWK trip. "

Jake (10) - (Wye Valley February 2019)

" The hot tub is good. "

Ellie (11) - (Wye Valley February 2019)

" Going to Wye Valley is really fun because I get to meet lots of new people and see some of my current friends. We do loads of fun things and we go on great trips and the hot tub is amazing. Thank you. "

Vaughan, Katie (11) and Ciarán (10) - (Wye Valley February 2019)

" Fab time as usual at Symonds Yat with a great coordinator in Gill. "

Jo and Jake (10) - (Wye Valley February 2019)

" Thank you for a fantastic break in the Wye Valley. Gill was a brilliant coordinator and we loved our days out and evenings in the hot tub "

Emily, Archie (11) and Jasmine (3) - (Wye Valley February 2019)

" Our first break with SWK and what a beautiful house in a beautiful location. We would love to come again. Three nights was perfect. A lovely group of people, laid back and easy to get along with. Thank you for a lovely break. "

Siobhan, Ciara 13 and Ellie 11 - (Wye Valley Summer 2018)

" Great holiday, short and sweet three days but we were lucky with the weather so have enjoyed walks, canoeing, boat trips, the maze, the Butterfly House, pub dinner, nights in the hot tub and card games… and spoons. Great company. Great house. It’s my first SWK holiday and I’ll be booking my next trip as soon as I’m home tomorrow. Thanks Gill. "

Jane and Sophia 13 - (Wye Valley Summer 2018)

" Lovely location, lovely people. Enjoyed the hot tub, card games and lots of other activities. Will be back to the Wye Valley again. "

Sarah and Alice 8 - (Wye Valley Summer 2018)

" A really great holiday. Will be coming on a SWK holiday again. Thank you, a good holiday. Everyone was really nice, warm and friendly. "

Tara and Charlie 7 - (Wye Valley Summer 2018)

" Thanks Gill. A lovely holiday. Charlie loved the hot tub. I had a lovely time. Loved the ferry, the walks, the views the sun. "

Amy and Lucie 10 - (Wye Valley Summer 2018)

" We’ve both had a really lovely few days. Thank you so much. It’s been a perfect mix of some lovely activities in such a beautiful setting. Lots of fun together and a relaxing break all rolled into one. Lucie has loved making new friends and using the hot tub. Thanks for everything. "

Ian and Sam (6) - (Wye Valley February 2018)

" What a fantastic three days in the Wye Valley. Coordinator Mark was really helpful and relaxed. Great location, accommodation, loved the hot tub. This was our second SWK trip and there will be more! As usual a great bunch of people made it. Thank you. "

Maike and Karlsson (9) - (Wye Valley February 2018)

" We enjoyed so much the days in this lovely house in Wye Valley. For my son it was his first time in England and he was fascinated about practicing a little bit of the language learnt at school. Mark organised a great birthday party for him and we had a wonderful time with you, so kind and friendly people. You all are very welcome to visit Germany. Thank you so much. "

Stuart and Toby (10) - (Wye Valley February 2018)

" Great holiday and coordinator. Will come back again. "

Sally and Alex (9) - (Wye Valley February 2018)

" Myself and Alex have had a great holiday. Mark was a friendly and welcoming host. We have had lots of fun. "

Vaughan, Katie (10) and Ciaran (9) - (Wye Valley February 2018)

" We had a fantastic here at the Wye Valley. Mark was a great host and did a fantastic job. See you again next year. "

Jo and Jools (10) - (Wye Valley February 2018)

" We’ve had a really fab time. Thanks. Best holiday ever!

What’s up peeps! Had a great time. We had fun.
Jools (10)

Caroline and Abi (1) - (Wye Valley February 2018)

" Thank you. Mark has been a great coordinator and awesome location. "

Katy and Lily (5) - (Wye Valley February 2018)

" This trip was a first for my five year old daughter and myself. It reached our expectations and beyond. It was well organised, reasonably priced and a fantastic idea for single parents. The accommodation was fantastic. A huge thank you to Mark who was calm, accommodating and great fun. Thank you SWK.

Thank you for having me.
Lily (5) "

Liz and Jake (9) - (Wye Valley February 2018)

" Very relaxing break with no pressure. Kids enjoyed each other’s company and really enjoyed the Go Ape course. "

Kelly and Matthew (9) - (Wye Valley February 2018)

" Thank you Mark for taking such good care of us. A lovely restful break and lovely company. Many thanks "

Jill and Liz - (Wye Valley 2017)

" We’ve had a great week at Holly Tree House. The children loved the big house, playing lots of hide and seek and hanging out in the hot tub. There’s a lot to see and do – even in a week we couldn’t fit everything in. The bike ride to Monmouth was fun – even with the rain. The coordinator, Gill, did a great job making sure everything ran smoothly. "

Tim and Pippa - (Wye Valley 2017)

" Really loved it. Just the right amount of activities. Pippie (my daughter) settled quickly and wanted to stay longer. Great location – Wye Valley. Holly Tree House very comfortable – great setting. Gill fabulous coordinator and Abigail great assistant. "

Vaughan, Katie and Ciaran - (Wye Valley 2017)

" We’ve had a fab week here at Holly Tree House. Gill was a great coordinator and nothing was too much trouble. Will come again next year if SWK put it on. "

Martin and George - (Wye Valley 2017)

" Fab trip, great company, lovely house, top coordinator. Lots of fun and memories. "

Sarah and Rafe - (Wye Valley 2017)

" A truly fantastic location. Rafe and I have had a great time. The house was perfect and there was loads to do. We have had great fun. "

Helen and Samuel - (Wye Valley 2017)

" Had a fantastic time. Great friendly group and well organised. "

Marie and Alfie - (Wye Valley 2017)

" Loved the holiday. Loved our coordinator Gill "

Patricia - (Hereford Cottage)

" 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! "

Amy - (Hereford Cottage)

" Fantastic accomodation in a truly beautiful location with a great group of people - what more could you want?! :) "

Claire - (Hereford Cottage)

" It was quite simply superb! Stunning location, top quality accomodation, lovely people and the weather was amazing!!! Excellent in every way!

Sarah - (Half term in Hereford)

" Absolutely loved it! The highlight was meeting lovely people "

Vaughan - (Half term in Hereford)

" Accommodation, group size and coordinator were all great! "

Marie - (Half term in Hereford)

" Nice to get away with people in similar circumstances. Kids have such fun together.