WALKING & CYCLING: Perfectly positioned in the heart of the Forest of Dean, and with the Wye Valley on your doorstep too, there’s so much for active holidaymakers and explorers to do. The sublime countryside offers a plethora of walking and cycling routes, with canoeing, rock climbing, mountain biking and more available for thrill seekers.
CASTLES & CULTURE: There are plenty of pretty ruins and striking castles to keep you entertained if you have a penchant for culture. There are vast differences between each one, whether you opt for grandeur, elegance or age; Goodrich, Raglan and Abergavenny are all within easy reach of the property, and Gloucester Cathedral is also not too far from the cottage – you really are spoilt for choice!
TOUR THE TOWNS: Both England and Wales boast an array of eclectic towns and village to discover in the vicinity, each with their own little quirks and attractions. The popular tourist destination of Symonds Yat straddles the River Wye across two county borders and has lots of quaint shops to explore, whilst the historic county town of Monmouth has a far-reaching history just waiting to be delved into. For the full retail experience, the stunning cities of Hereford and Gloucester are within easy reach, and offer more shops, culture and amenities than you could imagine!
FINE FAYRE: The abundance of splendid eateries in the area means you certainly won’t be short of choice when it comes to eating out. The Forge Hammer and River Spice in Lower Lydbrook offers delectably spiced curries and a warm atmosphere, whilst the Royal Spring Inn provides tasty home cooked meals, and The Wye Fry is close by if you’re looking for a quick fish and chip dinner to take back and enjoy in the comfort of your cottage.