Self Catering in Gloucestershire - Lydney

Squirrel Cottage, Dean Forest

Squirrel Cottage, Dean Forest, Lydney, Gloucestershire
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Pricing From: £220.00 - 330.00

Squirrel Cottage is a cosy 1 bedroom single storey cottage at the back of the courtyard. There is easy access to this cottage for those with reduced mobility. There is a gentle slope with hand rail up to the front door.

Inside Squirrel Cottage the floors are level with no steps. The shower room has a low entry shower tray for easy access, a seat in the shower cubicle and hand rails. Squirrel Cottage can also be booked with one or more of our other holiday cottages which are on the same site.

Squirrel Cottage has full central heating and is a comfortable cottage for holidays all year round, whether you want to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet or whether you want to get out and about and explore the beautiful countryside and all that the picturesque Forest of Dean and Wye Valley have to offer. Yorkley village, only half a mile away, has 2 pubs, 2 general stores, a Post office, hairdressers, Doctors' surgery etc. Lydney town is 3 miles away.

Squirrel Cottage has an open plan lounge/ kitchen/ diner with a comfortable 3 seater settee, colour TV with Freeview & DVD players; well equipped kitchen with full size oven, hob, under counter fridge with freezer compartment, microwave etc. dining table with 2 chairs. The washing machines, dryer, iron & ironing board are in a communal laundry room (no charge).

There are also board games and books in the cottage. The spacious bedroom has a double bed, wardrobe, dressing table, mirror and bedside cabinets. Bed linen and towels are provided and the bed is freshly made up for your arrival.

The shower room has an easy access low level shower tray and thermostatic shower. Dogs/ cats are welcome in Squirrel Cottage. There is direct access into the Forest from our grounds and with its miles of footpaths it's a dog's paradise.

In the courtyard there is a hose for washing down muddy dogs before they return into the cottage. Dogs are charged at ?25 for one, ?35 for two or ?45 for three. Cycle paths, mountain bike trails and bike hire are also nearby and we have our own secure bike shed as well as bike washing and clothes drying facilities.

Children are welcome and young children have their own enclosed play area with play train, Wendy House etc. We can provide a cot and high chair in the cottage - please reserve these when booking the cottage, if required. Older children and aduts alike enjoy ball games, picnics, barbecues etc.

in the paddock. Both gas and charcoal barbecues can be borrowed ( please bring your own charcoal). One car can be parked in the car park, close to Squirrel Cottage.

There is room for a second car in a second car park a short walk away. Squirrel Cottage is within easy reach of the many attractions in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, such as Clearwell Caves, Go Ape, Dean Forest Railway, Sculpture Trail, Canoeing & Kayaking on the Wye, Cannop Cycle Trails, Tintern Abbey, Chepstow Castle, Puzzlewood, Perrygrove Railway etc. The Cathedral city of Gloucester is only half an hour.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly

Services / Facilities:

Location Type

Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
Iron and Ironing Board
Bed Linen Included
Towels Included
Fuel and Power Included
Pets Allowed
High Chair
No Smoking

1 Double Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Shower


Internet Access
Wireless Broadband

DVD Player

Leisure Equipment
Patio Furniture

Garden/Terrace/Play area
Communal garden
Terrace / patio
Enclosed garden / play area
Childrens play area
Outdoor games area

Parking available
Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
Wine Tour
Outlet Shopping
Mountain Biking
Horse Riding
Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
Water Skiing
Swimming (indoor pool)
Swimming (outdoor pool)

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Lydney area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Lydney Park - 2.5 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Lydney Park Roman Camp - 2.5 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Clearwell Caves and Ancient Iron Mines - 3.6 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

St Briavels, St Mary's Church - 4.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

St Briavel's Castle - 4.6 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Dr Jenner's House - 5.4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Berkeley, St Mary's - 5.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Berkeley Castle - 5.5 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust - 5.7 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Westbury on Severn, St Mary, St Peter, St Paul - 7.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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