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View taken from the forestry trail at front of cottage.

Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Enjoy a pleasant stay in a delightful cottage, located in the woodland area of Lydbrook Valley. With direct access to miles of magnificent forest trails and bike tracks with the cottage being situated just off a forestry commission road, surrounded by the wonders of nature. This quaint area is ideal for many outdoor activities, with much of them being on your doorstep, such as walking, cycling, canoeing, fishing and bird watching. By being near to many attractions, forestry trails, restaurants and pubs this holiday cottage is a perfect quiet getaway or for a fun filled adventure in the Forest of Dean.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Lydney, Railway Station (W-bound) Lydney Railway S
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The cottage has one twin bedroom downstairs, with a bathroom just around the corner. Next to this is a 'snuggle room' good for book lovers who want a quiet place to read. The kitchen is fitted with a fridge-freezer, washing machine and cooker, as well as other electrical goods, including an iron and ironing board. There is a dining room with a table and chairs to seat six, then taking a step up into a wooden floored 'sun room', which then follows into the lounge area with a large sofa and two comfy chairs. From the front hall and taking a flight of stairs up to the landing, with the master bedroom on the left, which facilitates its own sink area, television and includes a king size bed. Also in the upstairs area there is another twin bedroom and a shower room.

Further details outdoors

Two parking spaces provided with one on the drive and one opposite the house. The front garden has a paved area with a path leading round to the back garden, which provides a lovely sun trap in the summer months. Outside table and seating is provided on a large patio.

The Central England/Cotswolds region

The Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire is a well know area for nature based activities as well as quiet trips away, giving holidaymakers a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy the magnificent surroundings the forest displays. With the historical area of Gloucester with its Roman history just an hours drive away, it is easy to spend a day out here. Gloucester Cathedral being the part of the set for the series of Harry Potter films, it is a beautiful building to look around and with restaurants and a shopping center near by.

With the River Severn estuary close by, The Severn Bore is a spectacular moment to watch. Occurring throughout the year, the wave is the second largest tidal range in the world.

Forest of Dean

Activities in the forest have grown and developed throughout the years, some historic areas becoming attractions such as Clearwell Caves, an old mining cave. For adrenalin junkies there are many exciting activities such as canoeing, rock climbing, cave explorations and the new Go Ape activity, where you can spend your day up in the trees on a high rope course. There are also many events that are held in the forest and each one is as diffrent as the next. The Wartime Weekend that is held at the end of September is a reflective and fun way to celebrate the areas local history. Bungee Jump Weekend and the Forest Food Showcase let people enjoy themselves and again learn of the culture of the forest... through eating!

The Forest is situated in an ideal location for many more attractions such as easy access to the Roman center Caerleon in Cardiff, as well as Abergavenny a market town in the Brecon Beacons national park. With Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye only a quick drive away you wont be short of shopping or places to visit.

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18 Jul 2012


"Perfect place for a relaxing break"

We stayed at Highclare for 1 week, with friends, and had a really relaxing break. The house is extremely spacious, with all the necessary facilities and it's ideally located to all the local att… More

7 Jun 2012


"Clean, quiet, comfortable and welcoming"

We have just come back from a 5-day stay at Highclare. The cottage is wonderful, very clean and offers everything a family might need for a self-catering holiday.

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Calendar last updated:21 Jul 2014

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