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Nuthatch Cottage

Nuthatch Cottage is a beautiful former foresters cottage with wonderful views over the Flaxley Valley on the edge of the Royal Forest of Dean.

Self-Catering in or near Mitcheldean - Sleeps up to 4 people in 2 bedrooms.


Nuthatch Cottage is a recently renovated Forester's cottage that sits within a well maintained, secure garden overlooking the Flaxley Valley on the edge of the Royal Forest of Dean.

Recently awarded the VisitEngland "Gold Award", the Tripadvisor "Certificate of Excellence" & over 60 5 Star Tripadvisor reviews to date.

We have wonderful views from the cottage and numerous seating areas within the garden. Forest tracks and footpaths literaly lead off from the garden gate. It is ideal for walking, cycling and those that love to sit back and enjoy the tranquility of the countryside.

Nuthatch is perfect for couples or families sleeping up to 4 people in 2 bedrooms. Ideal for short breaks but also fully equipped to make your longer stay more comfortable.

The main bedroom is furnished with a King size bed while the second bedroom is normally configured with 2 single beds which can be linked to form a Superking bed by prior arrangement. Both bedrooms are tastefully decorated with good quality furniture throughout.

The bathroom is modern and well appointed. It is fully porcelin tiled with a walk in wetroom shower as well as a bath.

The kitchen and living area's are open plan with oak flooring throughout. A stone fireplace complete with woodburner complete the living area. There is an oak staircase leading up to the fully carpeted bedrooms.

Patio doors open onto the garden, with numerous seating areas to enjoy the views. There is an area for using disposable BBQs as well as an outside tap for washing down dirty boots, bikes and dogs. There is also a secure covered area for locking up your bikes.

We have lovingly restored this building to be as efficient, warm and cosy as possible whilst maintaining its original cottage character.

The property is accessed down a rural lane. There is off road parking for 2 cars.

A welcome pack containing tea, coffee, milk & biscuits as well as a basket of logs are provided. Extra nets of logs are available for a small charge.

We do allow pets at Nuthatch up to a maximum of 2. There is a charge of £10 per pet per stay. This goes toward extra cleaning.

There are a few rules concearning pets which you'll find on our website.


Opening Times

Available all year.


  • Barbecue
  • Children welcome
  • Cots available
  • Dishwasher
  • Dog Friendly
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Freezer
  • Garden
  • Ground Floor Rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities
  • Linen provided
  • Microwave cooker
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Secure Bike Storage
  • Self-Catering
  • Single sex groups accepted
  • Sleeps 3 or 4
  • Television
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Woodburner


Nuthatch Cottage
Church Lane. Abenhall
GL17 0DX

Enter your start address:

  • Huntley
  • Longhope
  • Mitcheldean
  • Rural
  • Westbury-on-Severn



From £75.00 per night low season. Weekly discounts available.