About the home
The Dovecote Cottage is part of The Coach House complex around a sunny courtyard on the western border of the beautiful Royal Forest of Dean. The Dovecote is the perfect home for family holidays and holidays for painting groups, rambling groups, writing groups, photography groups and history groups. The home has 2 bathrooms and a further WC, sitting room, kitchen and 4 bedrooms. There is a pretty enclosed private garden.
This is a very attractive holiday home as you will see from our photo gallery, located in a great area where you could do something different each day for a week and still have plenty for return visits.
The Dovecote flat is available for 2-4 persons at a rate of £30 per person per night - please contact the owner for details.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Hen and stag parties
Nearest amenities: 2km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms:||4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 family bathrooms|
|Furniture:||Single beds (5), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 8|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
Further details indoors:
4 bedrooms: 2 bathrooms: 1 further wc; kitchen with electric cooker: large family living room.
Further details outdoors:
Enclosed large safe garden with lawn and outdoor furniture.
Our guests may also use the swimming pool at the hotel next door at the nominal cost of £5 per person.
Returnable deposit equivalent to half weekly rental will be required and a booking deposit of one third the cost of the holiday with the balance due one month before the holiday
Well-behaved dogs are welcome by arrangement.
The Central England / Cotswolds / Gloucestershire region
The Wye Valley is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in recognition of:
1/ Exceptional Landscape- dramatic limestone gorge and some of the most outstanding native
woodlands to be found in Europe.
2/ Impressive geology- from Silurian limestones to plateaux of old red sandstone.
3/ Historic legacies- Ironage hillforts, Norman Castles, the first Cistercian Abbey in Wales and a pioneering
industrial heritage in iron, brass, wire, tinplateand copper works.
4/ Wildlife- A quarter of Britain's population of lesser horseshoe bats, a growing population of peregrine
falcons, goshawks, ravens, rare whitebeam, nightjar and lesser known fish like the shad and twaite.
The Coach House, Mork, St. Briavel's is situated between the Wye Gorge, the jewel in the area's crown and the
St. Briavel's plateau. Villages in the area include Goodrich , overlooked by its impressive castle and the riverside settlements of Symonds Yat, Redbrook, Brockweir, Llandogo and Tintern with its wonderful Abbey.
The stunning landscapes and spectacular scenery of The Wye Valley have inspired artists and writers, such as William Wordsworth, Dennis Potter, JRR Tolkein and JK Rowling as well as the many visitors who return year after year.
Use footpaths to explore the woodlands and discover hidden beauty spots or if you prefer more rugged pursuits, there's a choice of cycling, canoeing, rowing, horse riding, rock climbing, abseiling, caving, off road driving, and fishing. If you wish to take a course in painting, drawing, sculpture writing or photography there is the Wye Valley Arts Centre at Llandogo which offers 2 and 4 day courses. For horse lovers and racegoers there are Racecourses at Chepstow and Hereford and Cheltenham is only an hour away. Golf Courses include St. Pierre near Chepstow and Forest Hills.
Within easy driving distance are Bath and Somerset across the Severn Estuary and in the other direction the beautiful Cotswolds and Stratford upon Avon.
The Forest of Dean / Saint Briavels area
The Forest of Dean was designated a National Forest Park in 1938, the first in England and offers its natural beauty and outdoor leisure facilities. It is one of England's few remaining ancient forests covering 110 square kilometres of woodland for you to enjoy.
Outdoor pursuits include Symonds Yat Canoe hire, Go Ape High Ropes Action, Clay shooting, Archery, Whitcliff Off Road Driving Experience near Coleford, The Beechenhurst Sculpture Trail, Puzzlewood with its pre Roman opencast iron ore mine and unusual maze, Angling Tuition, Family Cycle Trail, Llama and Camel Trekking, Kingfisher Cruise,Dean Forest Railway and lots more. The footpaths nearby include The Wye Valley Walk, Poets Path Walk, Wysis Way and Offa's Dyke Path which runs the whole length of the Welsh Border and passes close by Fly Fishing at Big Well.
The Wye Valley is ideal for walking and seeing wildlife and there are many attractions nearby; There are Several Golf Courses including The Rolls at Monmouth, and the international course St Pierre near Chepstow.
Castles at Chepstow, Raglan, Goodrich and Caldicot.
Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre
Go Ape Forest Adventure Activity Centre
Slimbridge Wildfowl Trust
Dean Heritage Centre
Dean Forest Railway
Norchard Steam Centre
Offa's Dyke Path which runs the whole length of the Welsh Border passes close by
Fly Fishing at Big Well
Historic towns nearby include Gloucesterand Tewkesbury with their impressive cathedrals, Regency Cheltenham, Monmouth and Chepstow. There are museums at Chepstow and the Nelson Museum in Monmouth and All Saints Church in Newland known as 'The Cathedral of The Forest ' is worth a visit with it historical goodies. Lots of the nearby villages have local festivals throughout the summer and there are Christmas markets too. Of course its not far to Cheltenham and the The Gold Cup Festival in March.
How to get there
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The Coach House is located between Chepstow and Monmouth just off the A466 in the Wye Valley, the border between England and Wales. It is in a hamlet called Mork and the nearest village is St. Briavels. It is easily accessible by car being approximately 1.5 hours from Birmingham, 2.5 hours from London, 45mins from Bristol and Cardiff.
Activities near Forest of Dean
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
15 Apr 2012
Dovecote cottage is a nice little place. We were a group of 7 but could easily have slept 9/10. No internet or phone signal in the area but this was what we were after.
Good location for walks and short ride to the Forest of Dean.
Would recommend if you are looking to get away from it all.
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 8|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|January - March||4 Jan 13||22 Mar 13||£ 1275||£ 185||£ 215||3 Nights|
|March - May||22 Mar 13||31 May 13||£ 1495||£ 215||£ 230||3 Nights|
|June - August||31 May 13||30 Aug 13||£ 1580||£ 240||£ 240||3 Nights|
|September-October||30 Aug 13||1 Nov 13||£ 1495||£ 215||£ 215||3 Nights|
|November-December||1 Nov 13||20 Dec 13||£ 1330||£ 200||£ 200||3 Nights|
|Christmas/New year||20 Dec 13||6 Jan 14||£ 1820||£ 260||£ 260||4 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Returnable deposit of £300 is required and will be returned after the holiday assuming everything is left in order.
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Information sheet about the house is included in the Welcome Pack but can be requested beforehand
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