Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3
In the Royal forest of Dean and the quiet hamlet of Ellwood, Chapel Cottage, nestles behind the old Sunday school. Built of stone, with some exposed stone walls inside .The small cottage offers comfortable and relaxing accommodation with charm and character.
It is well equipped, simply decorated and immaculately clean. The garden is well maintained and fenced, great for dogs, with direct access to the forest.
It is ideal for walkers, mountain bikers and wildlife enthusiasts. The market town of Coleford is 5 km away where all amenities can be found.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Weston Super Mare 65 km|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 50 km, Nearest railway: Lydney 10 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The Cottage is newly decorated & furnished, pure, simple country style.
Wood burning stoves in the living room, kindling & logs supplied ready to use.
In the cold months, woodburning stove lit, ready for a warm welcome.
Fresh, wholesome 'welcome' package
Dog basket , bedding & treats supplied!
|Further details outdoors|
- Enclosed, well-fenced garden. part lawn, gravel and herbaceous border.
- Off-road parking.
- Outdoor paved, eating area BBQ supplied.
A deposit of 20% is required to confirm booking.
The balance 80% is required 1 month before arrival
A refundable breakages & excess cleaning deposit of £100 is required, 1 month before arrival
Cancellation of confirmed bookings [ie, deposit paid] is at the discretion of the owner.
Return of deposit for cancelled bookings is at the discretion of the owner.
Return of £100.00 breakages & excess cleaning deposit is at the discretion of the owner.
The Central England/Cotswolds region
The Royal Forest of Dean is an area of outstanding natural beauty with over 100 sqkm of woodland. It lies between the River Severn & the River Wye it is on the borders of Wales and Herefordshire. The mix of the beautiful landscapes, woodland, rolling hills, Gorges, lakes and rivers have given inspiration to past and present artists, poets, authors and craftspeople.
Forest of Dean
The area is ideal for walkers with a choice of designated walks, Offas Dike path, wye valley walk, poets path walk and wysis way, or you can use footpaths & forest tracks to explore the forest. Mountain bikers can enjoy designated cycle tracks through the forest and hire bikes from www.pedalabikeaway.com.
Walkers & Mountain bikers will share tracks & roads with the local free range grazing sheep.
Wildlife enthusiasts can enjoy the RSPB centre at Nags Head, the lakes at Mallards Pike, or even see wild deer and boar in the forest. Slimbridge wildfoul trust and national birds of prey centre are in travelling distance.
Historical places of interest include, Tintern Abbey, castles at St Bravials, Goodrich, Chepstow, Caldicot and Raglan. The local 'Cathedral of the Forest' at Newlands and Cathedrals at Gloucester, Hereford and Tewkesbury. There are museums at Monmonth, Chepstow and Dean Heritage Centre.
- Attractions and activities:
Dean heritage centre
Dean forest railway
Norchand steam centre
Taurus craft centre and model village
- Outdoor pursuits:
Go Ape, High wire activity
Llama & Camel Treking
Off road driving
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19 Aug 2014
We had a pleasurable weeks stay at Chapel Cottage during August 2014. The week began with an easy drive from home following the excellent directions supplied by the owner. When we arrived at the cotta… More
15 Aug 2014
"Lovely cottage; great location; warm reception"
We rented this cottage for 6 nights after a few nights' camping. When we arrived, we were feeling somewhat frazzled, so it was wonderful to find milk in the fridge; tea in the caddy and the most … More
28 Jun 2014
"Beautiful location, beautiful cottage"
We had a fabulous weeks stay at Chapel Coattage, we arrived to a freshly baked cake, wine, eggs and even treats for our four legged friend. The cottage was well equipped and the location was fantastic… More
24 Jun 2014
"Cosy and well located. Perfect for the two of us."
We had a lovely few days at Chapel cottage. It was well equipped and we enjoyed sitting in the large conservatory over looking the pretty little garden. Great to have somewhere to store the bikes as w… More
15 Sep 2013
"Excellent location for exploring the Forest of Dean and beyond."
Chapel cottage had everything you needed. It had a well equipped kitchen and a conservatory that was toasty warm. The garden was very secure for our Springer spaniel.It's located very close to th… More
15 Sep 2013
"Lovely and relaxing"
What a lovely place this is to stay. From the little thoughtful touches of sponge cake, wine, eggs, milk and doggie biscuits there to greet us, to the well equipped kitchen, comfy beds and enclosed g… More
18 Aug 2013
"Absolutely wonderful cottage - we had a totally relaxing week."
Beautiful cottage - clean and with everything you could need for your stay. A real home from home. The lovely homemade cake when we arrived was an added joy! A good base to see this lovely area. Relax… More
3 Aug 2013
"A lovely, peaceful and cosy cottage"
Chapel cottage is a lovely place to stay, all the amenities of home right in the heart of the Forest of Dean. The cottage was clean and well maintained with comfortable beds and plenty of storage. The… More
1 Jun 2013
"Cosy Holiday Home"
We had a lovely break and really enjoyed staying in this cosy and well equipped cottage.Deborah had thought of everything and we were greeted by an enormous Victoria Sandwich, wine, milk, flowers and even doggy treats for Buddy our Retriever.
The weather was not particularly warm as you would expect in May so we made good use of the log burner which was already laid for us.
There were loads of walks direct from the cottage so we didn't have to use the car every day.
There is a large Tesco in Lydney and a Co-op in Coleford which has a large variety of take-aways (if you can't be bothered to cook) but we enjoyed cooking in the cottage and sitting in the conservatory. We will be returning as soon as we possibly can!
20 Oct 2012
I dont know where to begin, I could write so much about this wonderful property and its really thoughtful and caring owner.
We enjoyed all of the little treats left for us by Deborah, well the cake was not that little and was really appreciated. The jug of flowers in the conservatory was a nice touch and the log burner in the conservatory made it a great place to "chill", not the right word considering how toasty it got in there with the burner going, but I think you catch my drift.
The dog beds, blankets, towels, and treats were appreciated along with the log burner by our dogs Mickey and Sheenagh. Thank you Deborah for your kind concern about Mickey.
We were so comfy, we really did not want to go home, it was such a lovely cottage to stay in and the area is outstanding.
We would recommend to anybody looking for some peace and quiet and getting some fresh air in their lungs in the Forest.
It would take a lot to beat for value for money and quality of facilities, clean, comfy bed, lovely bed linen and towels and just a great place.
So glad we found it and we will be back!
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