Sip, Snack Snooze - Around the Forest 2

Sip, Snack Snooze - Around the Forest 2

Start the day at Forest Deli in Coleford and stock up on local cheeses, homemade sausage rolls and fresh bread to take on a Forest of Dean picnic. If you need some help honing your cookery skills sign up for a course at Harts Barn Cookery School where all tastes and abilities are catered for, from vegan baking to how to recreate your Chinese takeaway favourites and lots of kids courses for family foodie forays. For lunch or dinner one of the oldest pubs in the Forest of Dean, The Butchers Arms in the village of Clearwell is a classic British pub serving good beer and hearty food. Sleep in the heart of the Forest of Dean at The Speech House, a country house hotel near Coleford for the full forest and fodder experience. This former 17th century hunting lodge still has many original features including fire places, paintings and carved oak chairs and is a scenic spot for afternoon tea or Sunday lunch.


Forest Deli

Large cheese selection from local & further afield. Local beers & ciders. Pates, Meats & Salamis. Sweet & Savoury Snacks. Coffees & teas to enjoy at home. Lots of lovely cooking ingredients.

Local Produce in or near Coleford


Harts Barn Cookery School

Cookery School for all ages and budgets. We offer holiday activities, parties, hire a chef service, cooking and baking classes. Bespoke activities for family groups and friends are available.

Attraction in or near Longhope


The Butchers Arms

One of the oldest pubs in the Forest, welcoming locals and visitors since the 13th Century. Our menu combines signature dishes with traditional British favourites using local suppliers if possible.

Pub / Restaurant in or near Clearwell


The Speech House Hotel

Historic Hotel, dating back to 1676. Non residents welcome. Great Bar food, Fine Dining in Verderers Court or Private Dining in the Caerleon. Open to non residents dog friendly.

Hotel in or near Coleford
35 ensuite bedrooms