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Excellent 5/5 Score from 33 reviews

The Granary offers that quirky romantic experience

Certificate of Excellence 2014

from £54 / night help

Excellent 5/5 Score from 33 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

from £54 /night

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the total cost.

The Granary is located on the edge of the Forest in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 102 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

The perfect setting for a romantic retreat where you can relax and unwind in this wonderful part of the country. As featured in The Guardian 'Five best ... forest cottages' October 11th 2008.

Also featured in Guardian 20 cracking last minute Easter stays. March 12th 2010, http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2010/mar/12/easter-cottages-self-catering?page=all

and in The Times, http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/travel/where_to_stay/article7076225.ece Saturday March 27th 2010. Situated in the Wye Valley in the Forest of Dean.

The Granary in the beautiful Forest of Dean between the River Wye and River Seven, has been converted, retaining its original 18th century charm, into a beautiful self-contained romantic getaway. It benefits from 180' views of open country side and is west facing. You can take long relaxing walks in the forest right from the back door, or perhaps take part in more energetic activities such as horse riding, canoeing or mountain biking; just some of the opportunities available in this popular part of Gloucestershire an area of outstanding Natural Beauty.

An ideal retreat for a romantic break. Perfect for honeymoons, anniversaries or just an opportunity to get away from it all. The owners go out of their way to make your stay special.

Flowers, gifts and surprises for your partner can all be arranged when booking.

We can provide you with an evening meal ready for you when you arrive. Particularly if you are coming straight from work and arriving late. All details on the booking form.

We also offer evening meals during your stay if you fancy a cosy night in and don't feel like cooking. All information available in the Granary when you arrive.

A holiday with a difference! Read our reviews to see what our visitors think.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Weston Supermare 102.2 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3.2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol 92.3 km, Nearest railway: Lydney 16 km
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

The accommodation is on the first floor and access is gained up the original stone steps. The living area is cosy and inviting, retaining many of its original features including oak beams, and a fully equipped kitchen. The sleeping area is on a platform above the living space, and has been decorated with soft furnishings providing a Moroccan theme. The luxury bathroom has a spa bath and plenty of storage. The windows over look open farm land and private secluded gardens.

Hair dryer, curling tongs and straighteners available, so you don't have to bring your own.

Further details outdoors

We have recently been awarded Trip Advisor's Certificate of Excellence 2014 for consistently good and better reviews.

The property is accessed along a forestry commission track, providing a secluded and peaceful environment to relax and enjoy this rural idyl.

The new balcony now provides the perfect space to sit out and enjoy the views with sun loungers and table and chairs. The perfect place to have a drink while watching the sunset or to enjoy your morning coffee. Whatever your preference, the balcony provides the perfect mix of privacy outdoors where you can relax and unwind in this secluded and unspoilt setting.

Parking space is adjacent to the property.

Further details

Well behaved dogs are welcome but we expect you to clean up after them and keep them under control at all times. Supplementary cleaning charge of £10 would be made.

10% discounts available for 2 consecutive weeks booked or for people who return.

About this location

The Gloucestershire region

The Forest of Dean is one of the most distinctive areas of Britain having a seductive charm and character that is uniquely its own. The spectacular landscapes and stunning scenery have inspired craftspeople, artists, inventors, poets and playwrights, as well as the many visitors who return year after year.

The Forest extends over 110 square kilometres of woodland and lies between the rivers Wye and Severn, in the western part of Gloucestershire, and on the borders of Wales and Herefordshire. The Granary is in the heart of the Forest and benefits from views of both the local woodland and open farmland.

English Bicknor

The Forest of Dean is a popular place for visitors who are looking to enjoy the Countryside. This includes, canoeing on the River Wye, surfing the Severn Bore, rock climbing, horse riding, mountain biking, model railway, the famous 'Go Ape' as well as two golf courses. Pedalabikeaway supplies a variety of bikes for hire, for long rides through the forest, and there are many historical places of interest, including several ancient castles.There is so much to see and do in the Forest of Dean! With such a spectacular range of natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, family attractions, plus a whole host of events and festivals, the Forest of Dean is the perfect place for a holiday or short break getaway, at any time of year.

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Review 1-10 of 33

25 Jan 2015

5/5

"Magical! Couldn't have asked for more!"

Thank you so much for such a wonderful weekend away! We loved our stay in your beautiful cottage and we really didn't want to leave. Your little piece of heaven was even more amazing than we expe… More

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Granary and for showing your appreciation for what we have tried to do to make our guests' experience so positive. We love sharing our little bit of heaven and it makes it all the more worthwhile when people recognise what we have done.Thanks again.

7 Dec 2014

5/5

"Perfect in everyway"

My partner and I escaped our city life with our dogstocking in this beautiful little cottage and we loved every second! Mandy and David were lovely and very welcoming, we felt at home right away. We f… More

We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay and appreciated all that the Granary has to offer. Do come and see us again one day.

1 Dec 2014

5/5

"perfect getaway"

Me and my partner visited for the weekend. The Granary is simply unique. We loved the mezzanine, spa bath and skylights. It was really warm and cosy for the winter nights. The windows all look out over beautiful countryside and is well positioned to be close to the owners but feel secluded and private too. The option of dinner (cooked by owner Mandy) and ready and waiting to heat up upon arrival was delicious and such a great service after a long journey! It was a little hard to find on a dark night but that was all part of the fun! We will definitely be returning.

Thank you so much for writing such a positive review. We are very pleased you enjoyed staying at the Granary and also that you liked your meal. We look forward to welcoming you back again one day.

25 Nov 2014

5/5

"Romantic return"

Mandy was exceptionally helpful, and the Grannary as beautiful and romantic as we remembered from our first visit. We will remember this visit for a long time and feel sure to return. Highly recomme… More

We are so pleased that everything went to plan and that you enjoyed your second visit. We love helping with surprises.

5 Nov 2014

5/5

"WOW!"

This little cottage is just beautiful, its views are amazing, and having the animals to look at is just lovely. We enjoyed some fantastic meals in the area, and it was great to take the dog out to the… More

We love sharing our 'little treasure' with our guests and are so pleased that you appreciated everything we have tried to create in the Granary. It is a truly magical area to visit at all times of the year. Every season has its own special charm. Please come and see us again!

2 Nov 2014

5/5

"Cosy and perfectly located."

A wonderful few days stay in this fantastic cottage. It's super cosy, quaint and spotlessly clean. Perfectly located in the Forest of Dean and close to some fabulous walks in nearby villages just a short drive away. Beautiful view across the forest from the balcony and some great wildlife too! All in all a fantastic trip, highly recommend this place!!

Thank you so much for your positive comments. We are very pleased you had such a good time, and that you found the local area so interesting.

30 Sep 2014

5/5

"Lovely romantic hideout"

Lovely quirky cottage. Very well equipped with everything you might need. Beautiful view of the stars from the balcony. Candles and flowers everywhere make it very romantic.… More

We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your positive comments. Do come and see us again one day!

13 Sep 2014

5/5

"Lovely peaceful stay but close to all amenities"

Stayed for a couple of nights midweek and wish we could have stayed longer! The dirt track takes some getting used to but once your at the top it's really close to all the attractions we wanted t… More

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We look forward to see you again some time in the future.

12 Sep 2014

5/5

"Geweldig!"

Wat een mooie locatie.
Je zit daar helemaal rustig met prachtige vergezichten. Gezellig huisje en wat een super vriendelijke verhuurders, stonden altijd voor ons klaar, zelfs om s avonds nog even boodschappen voor ons te doen! We hadden er erge moeite om weer te vertrekken.
Wat hebben wij genoten!

It was great to have you stay in the Granary and we are thrilled you had such a good time. Please come and see us again one day.

31 Aug 2014

4/5

"Very relaxing"

Enjoyed a couple of days at this quiet, fairly remote cottage. It was very relaxing and the cottage was great for a couple of days away from it all. We love walking and it was great to be able to walk… More

Thank you for your positive comments about the Granary. Sorry we have no control over the weather, but glad you enjoyed your stay all the same!

Review 1-10 of 33

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    Calendar last updated:31 Mar 2015

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