Forest of Dean Holidays at Deanwood Holiday Cottages
Forest of Dean Holiday cottages are in a peaceful setting away from roads and traffic, with their grounds bordering the Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, an ancient oak woodland which is home to deer, buzzards and wild boar as well as many other little animals and birds. Sheep have the right to roam freely under an ancient law, and life goes on at a leisurely pace.
The village of Yorkley is easy walking distance from Deanwood Holiday Cottages being only half a mile away. In Yorkley Village there are 2 general stores, one of which also houses the Post Office, 2 village pubs, a hairdresser, Health Centre and Community Centre.
Our cottages have been tastefully converted from stable buildings in a courtyard setting, apart from The Cottage which was an original farm labourer's cottage now romantically converted into a cosy holiday home for two. With our cottages grouped together they are ideal for large families, re-unions of friends, wedding parties etc. We also have a sports hall and conference facilities on site available to hire in the summer months. If hiring for a late or noisy evening party we ask that the whole site is hired as we wish to keep the site quiet for the enjoyment of all our guests.
Holiday accommodation in Gloucestershire for the whole family!
With direct access from the cottages into the ancient Royal Forest of Dean, our holiday cottages are the ideal base from which to enjoy the miles of woodland walks and other attractions on offer in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Dogs love their holidays next door to the Forest in our pet friendly cottages. We also have three cottages which are kept 'pet free'.
Our Forest of Dean holiday accommodation is also close to some of the best mountain bike trails and downhill trails in the country as well as the family cycle trail. The waymarked cycle trails can be picked up at Mallards Pike Lake only 2 miles away. We have our own bike wash facilities, secure under cover bike storage, and drying room / laundry.So whether you want to challenge nature or just sit back and enjoy it, we really are your gateway to the Royal Forest of Dean.
For more information about bringing your bike to Deanwood Holiday Cottages, Forest of Dean, please click on the Information and Help page on the left hand side.
Our holiday cottages have one or two bedrooms, and sleep between two and five people, plus baby. With the cottages grouped together, our holiday accommodation is perfect for extended families or groups of friends to enjoy time together in the Forest of Dean whilst still having their own space. There is a warm welcome for dog owners and their pets in the majority of our cottages, we also keep some cottages pet-free.
All our holiday accommodation by the Forest of Dean is centrally heated and well appointed with co-ordinated soft furnishings, remote controlled colour TVs, Freeview and DVD players, and furnished patio areas. Each cottage has a fully equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, gas hob, an electric oven and microwave oven, plus everything you need for cooking from the Christmas Dinner to a quick snack! Towels and bed linen are provided, and the beds are made up ready for your arrival. A shared laundry room contains washing machines, tumble drier, drying racks, ironing facilities, and a large upright freezer.
There is ample parking for cars, a secure bike shed, a large fenced lawned area which is ideal for picnics, barbecues and ball games, a separate enclosed play area for small children, and a convenient gate which allows you direct access into the Forest of Dean itself.
There is a Sports Hall on site which is available to hire in the summer months. Here you can enjoy a game of badminton, table tennis or table football. Lydney, 3 miles away, has good sports and leisure facilities including tennis courts, fishing lakes and an indoor swimming pool. From May - September the outdoor swimming pool is also open.
In Lydney you will find a good selection of interesting individual shops, as well as restaurants, take-aways and supermarkets - Tesco. Co-op & Nisa.
Our cottages are within easy reach of Lydney train station. Trains from Lydney go directly to Cheltenham and Gloucester to the north, and also south to Newport and Cardiff and beyond.
For more information about bringing your dog, cat or small caged animal or bird to Deanwood Holiday Cottages, Forest of Dean, please click on the Information and Help page on the left hand side.
For the accessibility details of our holiday accommodation, and for mobile phone, internet and WiFi information, please click on the Information and Help page on the left hand side.
Click on 'What our Customers Say' in the left hand column, to read how our guests have enjoyed their stay in our holiday accommodation in the Forest of Dean, and to read which attractions they enjoyed visiting during their stay in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.
We also have a quiet campsite with amazing views where caravans, motor homes and tents are welcome. Please note that this is now an adult only, 18+ campsite.There are hard standing and grass pitches, many pitches with electric hook up, a modern heated shower and toilet block and wash-up room. For more information on our campsite click the campsite button in the left hand column.
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Deanwood Holiday Cottages
Yorkley Wood Road
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