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Forest Holidays: Forest of Dean Cabins

Escape to Forest Holidays in the Forest of Dean and stay in luxurious woodland cabins set on Forestry Commission land, providing the perfect getaway for families, couples and groups of friends.

Self-Catering in or near Coleford - 120 units sleeping 2 to 10


Description

With luxurious cabins split between the ancient woodland and open meadow, Forest Holidays Forest of Dean is perfectly balanced for those seeking the seclusion of the woods or the space to unwind. Seek solitude sheltered beneath the forest’s protective canopy or enjoy the freedom out on the bright open meadow, the cabins are in complete harmony with their woodland surroundings. From cosy one bedroom cabins to spacious five bedroom Treehouse cabins, you can match your party’s requirements exactly.

Comprising 120 luxury cabins, surrounded by a maze of forest walks, trails and meadow, Forest Holidays Forest of Dean has something for everybody. At the heart of our site is the Forest Retreat, the vital hub of our Forest of Dean location. Here you’ll meet our friendly team, who will help you get the most out of your holiday. You’ll also find a well-stocked shop, where the emphasis is on locally sourced goods, from meats and vegetables to arts and crafts. At the café and bar, meals, snacks and drinks are served all day to be eaten in or to take away. You can also meet the Forest Ranger, book activities and hire bikes. There is also an exciting children’s play area!

Beautiful British woodland. Stunning scenery. Creature comforts... that's a Forest Holiday.


Features

  • Barbecue
  • Children welcome
  • Cots available
  • Dishwasher
  • Dog Friendly
  • Freezer
  • Ground Floor Rooms
  • High chairs available
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linen provided
  • Microwave cooker
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Self-Catering
  • Single sex groups accepted
  • Sleeps 2
  • Sleeps 3 or 4
  • Sleeps 5 or 6
  • Sleeps 7 to 12
  • Sleeps more than 25
  • Television
  • Washing machine

Location

Bracelands Drive
Christchurch
Coleford
Gloucestershire
GL16 7NN
O/S Ref: SO 570129

Enter your start address:

From the North
From the M5 at Junction 8 take the M50 which leads onto the A40 after 20 miles. Continue on the A40 until you reach Monmouth. At Monmouth traffic lights turn left on to the A4136 and go over the old stone bridge. At the first mini roundabout bear left, at the second mini roundabout continue straight ahead. You will be on this road for approximately 5 miles.After Staunton village you will come to a junction with traffic lights called Berry Pike. Continue straight ahead here. Shortly after this junction is a staggered crossroads (Pike Crossroads) with a new block of apartments on the left-hand-side called The Pike House. Turn left at the crossroads onto Grove Road and continue for about a mile. You will now be approaching a crossroads sign with the brown camping/caravan symbol. Turn left at these crossroads into Bracelands Drive and after a few hundred yards you will see the Forest Retreat, this is where you will need to check in for the Cabin site. (Warning: Do not take any road for The Forest of Dean or Symonds Yat before reaching Monmouth as they are unsuitable for large vehicles. Also, on turning left into Bracelands Drive, please be careful not to overshoot this junction as the next turning on the left leads to Symonds Yat and is unsuitable for large vehicles.)

From the East
From Gloucester take the A40 signposted to Ross-on-Wye. Once you have passed througha village called Huntley (approximately 7 miles on the A40 from Gloucester) take a left at thesecond set of traffic lights on to the A4136 (signposted to Monmouth & Forest of Dean). After10 miles you will pass through Edge End and be approaching Five Acres where there is aschool and leisure centre, you will then arrive at a set of traffic lights with a Nissan garage onyour left. Turn right here and drive slowly through Berry Hill village. At the crossroads gostraight ahead and you will soon see the Forest Retreat where you check in.

From the West (via Monmouth)
From the M4 leave the motorway at Junction 24 onto the A449 which leads on to the A40and Monmouth/Ross-on-Wye. When you reach Monmouth traffic lights, continue straightover and move into the right hand lane. At the roundabout, complete a U turn and return tothe traffic lights from the opposite direction (there is no right turn at the traffic lights). Keep inthe left hand lane and turn left at the traffic lights onto the A4136 and go over the old stonebridge. At the first mini roundabout bear left and continue straight ahead at the second. You will beon this road for approximately 5 miles. After Staunton village you will come to a junction withtraffic lights called Berry Pike, go straight ahead here. Shortly after this junction is astaggered crossroads (Pike Crossroads) with a new block of apartments on the left-handsidecalled The Pike House. Turn left at the crossroads onto Grove Road and continue forabout a mile. You will now be approaching a crossroads sign with the browncamping/caravan symbol. Turn left at the crossroads onto Bracelands Drive and after acouple of hundred yards you will see the Forest Retreat where you can check in.On turning left into Bracelands Drive, please be careful not to overshoot this junction as thenext turning on the left leads to Symonds Yat and is unsuitable for large vehicles.

From the South (via Bristol)
From the M4 at Junction 21 take the M48 over the Severn Bridge (Toll Road) into Wales.After crossing the bridge, turn off the motorway at Junction 2 onto the A466 link road and atthe first junction turn right onto the A48 to Chepstow. Pass through Chepstow on the A48then turn left on to the B4228 and follow it for 12 miles to Coleford, where, at the second setof traffic lights there is a police station on the right. Go straight ahead and afterapproximately 250 yards take the turning on your right, Sparrow Hill, signposted to Berry Hill& Symonds Yat (there is also the brown caravan/camping sign at this junction). When youget to the crossroads go straight ahead onto Grove Road and follow the road for about onemile. You will now be approaching a crossroads sign with the brown camping/caravansymbol. Turn left at the crossroads onto Bracelands Drive and after a couple of hundredyards you will see the Forest Retreat where you can check in.On turning left into Bracelands Drive, please be careful not to overshoot this junction as thenext turning on the left leads to Symonds Yat and is unsuitable for large vehicles.N.B. If travelling from the South East, Bristol and the Severn Bridge (Toll Road) can beavoided by leaving the M5 at Junction 15 and taking the A419 then A417 to Gloucester andthen following the ‘From the East’ directions above.

Satellite Navigation
Please be aware if you are travelling from the North or East that Sat Nav is likely to give youa route that involves travelling to the Cabin site via Symonds Yat. Roads in this area areunsuitable for large vehicles.

  • Coleford
  • Rural
  • Symonds Yat

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The Forest Retreat at Forest Holidays

Open to all. Enjoy a relaxing drink at the bar or freshly ground coffee, meals and snacks in the cafe; and stock up on essentials, treats and gifts in the shop.

Cafe or Tearoom in or near Symonds Yat