Barn | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Woodland Barn is located on a horse-shoe bend of the River Severn taking in views over the valley, fields and surrounding woodlands, it's the perfect place to relax. Our guests tell us that Woodland Barn is a home~from~home, a safe haven and when they have enjoyed exploring South Wales, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire they look forward to coming back to our cosy barn to relax.
Our luxury Barn has a high specification fitted Kitchen with induction hob, dishwasher and washing machine / condenser dryer. It also has flat screen TV's in both bedrooms complete with DVD player and Freeview TV. In the Lounge we have SKY TV, free WiFi and DVD player with i-pod docking station. There is also a selection of DVD's, games and books for our guests.
During the cooler autumn days the lounge is the perfect place to curl up and catch up on a little reading, looking up every now and then to see the ever-changing views. On balmy Summer evenings there is an enclosed garden and secluded patio area complete with seating and BBQ for al fresco dining and if you are lucky may even see the natural phenomenon that is the Severn Bore!
With a Sports Centre equipped with Swimming Pool, Woodlands within easy walking distance and opportunities to go Kayaking / Canoeing on the River Wye, Go Ape, Caving, Mountain Biking and more... there need never be a dull moment!
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Porthcawl 70 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham 90 km, Nearest railway: Lydney 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|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, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
All the bedrooms have flat screen TV's with free-view and built in DVD players. There is a selection of DVD's in the cabinet in the lounge. The lounge has a large flat screen TV with built in DVD and SKY TV. Wi-Fi is also available at no extra cost.
There is a selection of children's toys in the twin bedroom stored under the beds and a toy box in the lounge.
The local guides and leaflets are in the drawers of the coffee table in the lounge and there are a selection of books in the window.
Long weekends and mid-week breaks available all year around.
Changeover day for peak periods: Flexible
Minimum length of break - 3 nights. However, shorter breaks can sometimes be accommodated out of season.
Cost for up to 2 dogs £10 and by arrangement with the owners.
Terms of booking: £100 deposit with booking. Balance requested 6 weeks before arrival.
Plus a refundable £100 security deposit.
The Central England/Cotswolds region
Located in the South West of England in the county of Gloucestershire The Royal Forest of Dean, once called 'The Queen of the Forests All', is one of the most fascinating regions of Britain. In 1938 these woods covering 57 square miles, together with those of the Wye Valley were designated the "Wye Valley and Dean Forest Park" one of Britain's first National Forest Parks. Steeped in history and culture the Forest of Dean remains one of the oldest and most valuable of Britain's woodlands and one of the few survivors of the ancient Royal Forests of England.
Surrounded by woodland and sandwiched between the Rivers Wye and Severn the Forest of Dean is located close to the South Wales and Herefordshire boarders (both approximately 30 minutes car ride away) making it a great base from which to explore. The area has much to offer, whether you are looking for a peaceful woodland retreat or hoping to take advantage of the many activities in the area the Forest of Dean can provide it all.
Forest of Dean
Welcome to the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire! A magical place where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy beautiful and extraordinary surroundings. The Forest of Dean has something for everyone - fascinating heritage, spectacular and varied landscapes, plus warm and friendly hospitality.
Don't be deceived by its tranquil setting - although the Forest of Dean boasts a variety of guided walks and dedicated cycle routes, it also offers a massive selection of high adrenalin activities including Go ape, kayaking on the River Wye, Mountain Biking, absailing and caving to name a few. With easy links to all major motorways, the Forest is perfect for short breaks or spontaneous getaways.
There are events and festivals running throughout the year and literally dozens of locations and attractions to fill your days :-
Forest Showcase Food and Drink Festival (Spring and Autumn)
Winter Owl Evening (International Birds of Prey Centre, Newent)
The Newent Onion Fayre (September)
Wyedean Rally (February)
Forest of Dean Half Marathon (Spring and Autumn)
Coleford Carnival of Transport (Easter Bank Holiday)
Fire & Wood Festival (Dean Heritage Centre)
Elton Farm Mazes (throughout the Summer)
The sculpture Trail (Free - all year around)
The Wild Boar Chase (Annual Mountain Bike Race)
May Hill Massacre (Annual 9 mile multi-terrain run)
Cinderford Music Festival (May)
Royal Forester Dining Train (Dean Forest Railway ~ all year around)
Summer Cookery School (Harts Barn)
Speech House Vintage Show (September)
For more information please do not hesitate to contact us.
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8 May 2014
"A very good find!"
Woodland Barn ticked all the boxes for us. The location was quiet with beautiful views and offered easy access to local shops and to the Forest of Dean. The cottage was clean and furnished to a high… More
2 May 2014
"A great place in a great location"
Woodland a Barn is a clean, well equipped and comfortable place to stay. The view is fantastic and sitting outside on the patio is a lovely way to spend an evening. You can do some great walks from th… More
10 Apr 2014
"Gorgeous cottage, beautiful views"
We used Woodland Barn as a base to explore Herefordshire ... and we didn't want to leave! We were provided with everything we needed, even chocolates and wine!! The barn is beautifully converted,… More
23 Sep 2012
"A little Gem, in Forest of Dean"
This little Barn conversion has been finished to a very high standard, it's owners keep it beautifully, we were 4 OAP's and 2 dogs, and had a wonderful short break. The view from the patio certainly had the Wow factor. The welcome pack was a very nice touch. We would certainly recommend Woodland Barn to anyone wanting a break in this area there is so much to do and see nearby. The kitchen has every device you could wish for, even a slow cooker if you wish to put a meal on before you go out for the day. There are plenty of good places to eat nearby, if you don't wish to cook. Will certainly book this place again.
21 Aug 2012
"Woodland Barn has the "WOW" factor"
We were impressed with the photos of the property on the website, and on entering the cottage it exceeded our expectations, it definitely has the “Wow” factor. The cottage is equipped and furnishe… More
20 Aug 2012
"Excellent Family Holiday Home"
We have visited this property twice ( second time with other family members)since the birth of our second daughter in February this year, so location and facilities in a child friendly environment wer… More
31 Jan 2012
"Beautiful location, outstanding accommodation"
My partner and I stayed in this charming cottage last summer, It was not our first time in the area; we love it so much we regularly visit.
The Forest of Dean is an exceptionally beautiful area of England. There are many places to visit and lots of great walks to be had. Living in London we rarely get a chance to experience the countryside so when visiting this area we like to make the most of it and this great holiday cottage certainly enabled us to do that!
The cottage itself is very spacious with a generous double room and very large twin room. The kitchen is really modern and easily large enough to cook up a big family meal. The standard of finish is not restricted solely to the kitchen and continues through the entire property. Fresh bedding and towels were provided and the beds were really comfortable.
The location was great with an amazing view from the garden patio over the local countryside and great views of the river. We spent most mornings having breakfast on the patio soaking up the countryside air and stunning view, very happy! The forest also was right on our back door step so we could enjoy impromptu walks without any travelling in the car etc.
Overall, had a brilliant stay and will definitely visit again.
21 Jan 2012
"Great location with stunning views"
We booked the cottage between Christmas and New Year to be near family and friends but the location would make an ideal base for exploring the area. The rear of the cottage enjoys fantastic views towards the River Severn and there is a large patio area that would be perfect for summer bbqs. The cottage was spotless on arrival and well equipped. Would definitely stay again.
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