Sleeping two, Pioneer lives up to its hardy name by opening only during the winter months, but warmth won't be a problem, with the cosy bed up a ladder above the cab, the wood-burner crackling in the corner and Kingstone Brewery on hand to supply you with that special inner glow.
The Hop Garden at Kingstone Brewery, Chepstow is a unique glamping site which provides six unforgettable places to stay. All of our accommodations have fire-pits, where you can cook over open fires and sit in the evenings toasting marshmallows. The meadows surrounding the Hop Garden are full of wildlife including deer, rabbit, pheasants and badger. The Hop Garden is adjacent to award winning Kingstone Brewery.
Guests are staying at a real working micro brewery on site where many different types of beer are brewed. Tours are available on request which include some tasting. There is also the shop, where you can buy yourself a fine selection of Kingstone Brewery samples. Regular events are held in the Tap Room, Including the wood fired pizza nights which accompany the range of ales sold at the bar. In the summer you can sit outside in the Mediterranean style courtyard, surrounded by figs and grape vines. The Hop Garden also hosts weddings and parties.
Also run directly from the site is Wye Valley Experience, which offers a number of organised and bespoke outdoor events throughout the year. Bikes are also available for one hour, half day or full day hire.
The Hop Garden at Kingstone Brewery, Cheptow is located in the heart of the Wye Valley, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The River Wye is only a few hundred metres from the meadow where the accommodations are located.
The Wye Valley and Forest of Dean have a huge number of activities for the adventurous and not so adventurous. From climbing up the steep cliffs along The River Wye to sitting in one of the traditional country pubs drinking a glass of Prosecco or of course a Kingstone ale! Canoeing, Kayaking and wild swimming are one of the main outdoor activities. You can canoe all along the Wye, finding secluded beaches and swimming in the clear water. Wildlife abounds including Kingfishers, salmon, otters and of course the famous wild boar. You may wake up to find deer walking through our meadows.
River and pond fishing is all available in close proximity to the Hop Garden. There are also some amazing castles along the valley. The Offas Dyke Walk and Wye Valley Walk can be joined easily from Tintern. The woods are filled with bluebells in the Spring and streams run everywhere though the zip line at the National Dive Centre in Chepstow is one of the largest in the country.
The local pubs and restaurants serve good ales and delicious seasonal food. The highlight of your stay could be a visit to The Whitebrook Restaurant a michelin starred a short drive from Tintern.
Pioneer at The Hop Garden
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The Hop Garden
Tintern NP16 7NX