With cosy cabins split between the ancient woodland and open meadow, the Forest of Dean location is perfectly balanced for those seeking the seclusion of the woods or the space to unwind. With enchanting forest to explore, magnificent rivers to admire, and a soaring 500ft high limestone outcrop at Symonds Yat Rock to conquer, you'll find every conceivable outdoor activity with which you could wish to fill a holiday.
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; a sanctuary after your day's activities.
What makes a stay at Forest Holidays, Forest of Dean unique?
From gentle walks in the corner of the Forest of Dean to riverside walks in the Wye Valley. The Forest offers some great walks from spectacular wildlife and sculpture trails to the more demanding cross-country walks. A half an hour walk through the forest takes you to the 500 ft limestone outcrop Symonds Yat Rock, which offers spectacular views of the River Wye. By this point of view, you might be fortunate enough to catch the sight of the peregrine falcons nesting in the summer months on the cliffside. There are so many things to do and to see here, The Butterfly Zoo and Hedge Maze are also nearby, where you can have plenty of events, including the insane golf course among the Roman ruins.
What is the capacity for Forest Holidays, Forest of Dean?
Golden Oak Hideaway - Sleeps two people in one bedroom.
Golden Oak Cabin - Sleeps between two and eight people. One-four bedroom cabins are available.
Silver Birch Cabin - Sleeps up to six people. Two-three bedroom cabins are available.
Silver Birch Wheelchair Adapted - Sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Coleford area?
Half an hour’s walk through the forest brings you to Symonds Yat Rock, a 500ft limestone outcrop, affording stunning views of the River Wye. From this vantage point you might be lucky enough to catch site of the peregrine falcons that nest on the cliff-side during the summer months. Back in the Forest, Beechenhurst Lodge is the hub of forest fun, where the children can play in the adventure playground and you can all enjoy lunch in the Gavellers café. Here you can also pick up the Sculpture Trail, which features forest-inspired work by local artists. If you are still full of energy take your tribe for some treetop adventures at Go Ape.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
The Forest Retreat and Hub provides meals, drinks, and snacks all day. For those who want to dine in the comfort of their own cabins, you can choose from a selection of quality frozen meals available for purchase at the Forest Retreat, pre-order BBQ packs where you can enjoy an al fresco dining on your veranda or book a chef to serve you a delicious meal with ingredients from the area. You can find a card in your cabin that tells you how to find out about nearby places to eat and drink, so you can have a night off the table.