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The Rock - Forest Cottage

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Hillersland, near Coleford, Gloucestershire
Newly Listed
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps2
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Pets 2
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Description

Forest Cottage is a great choice for couples to enjoy a relaxing break in the beautiful Forest of Dean.

The Rock is located in the picturesque Forest of Dean, on the edge of the Wye Valley, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is a short forest walk from one of the finest viewpoints in southern England at Symonds Yat Rock. The River Wye meanders far below with spectacular far reaching views which has made it a very popular tourist destination since Victorian times. The forest was the royal hunting grounds of the Tudor kings and The Rock Inn, as it was formerly known, has its origin around that time. The Rock has not been a public house for many years but the two studios were built in what was the old skittle alley, and Forest Cottage is built on what was the site of the original stables for the old inn.
As this is a popular area for walking, guides and maps are provided to help you make the most of your stay. Cycling and mountain biking are also popular in the forest and bike storage is available. The area also provides plenty of opportunities for bird and wildlife watching, canoeing, climbing and even caving. Sheep are allowed to roam free within the statutory forest area and it is not unusual to see fallow and muntjac deer. Symonds Yat is home to peregrine falcon and goshawks are one of the more unusual birds to spot in the forest.
The Rock has a large private car park (from its heritage as a pub). The two studios and the cottage all have private patios leading to their own entrance so you are free to come and go as you please. All have views over the garden across open farmland to the Ruardean Valley stretching 25 miles to the Malvern Hills.
Forest Cottage is semi-detached, next to the owner’s home with a contemporary styled, open plan living/dining/kitchen area on the ground floor and a large upstairs bedroom with a kingsize bed and and separate shower room. This cottage is dog friendly and dogs can be exercised in the forest.
Ruardean Studio and Clearwell Studio are both ground floor, contemporary styled, open plan studios which enjoy fantastic views across the garden and open farmland. There is outdoor seating in which to enjoy a glass of wine and your favourite meals. These studios are pet free for those who may suffer with allergies.
Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant ¾ mile.
Forest Cottage (ref UKC3032) can be booked together with Ruardean Studio (ref UKC3033) and Clearwell Studio (ref UKC3034) to accommodate up to 6 guests.

Ground Floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area:
With 49’’ Freeview TV.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine.
First Floor:
Bedroom:
With kingsize bed and 17" Freeview TV.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

Oil central heating. Patio with garden furniture.

All properties: Electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-fi included. Welcome pack. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: No children under 12 years old.

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Features

  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Newly Listed Property
    Newly Listed Property
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle


Customer Comments

  • 10

    05/08/2018
    Confirmed guest, 03/08/2018
    When you look at the pictures when you book the cottage its exactly as you see it. its fabulous .we are going to book this cottage again .its clean ,spacious , modern it had everything you need ..dishwasher, washer, fridge, hoover . They even had some lovely little touches to it to tea coffee, sugar milk and biscuits for when we arrived The views are stunning from the bedroom window .The owners were on hand if you needed anything no matter how big or small .we would HIGHLY recommend this cottage to anyone.


  • 9

    24/06/2018
    Confirmed guest, 22/06/2018
    This was a beautiful cottage in a beautiful area the cottage was all we could have wished for, the interior was exceptional.The forest was just across the road we took are dog so this was just what we were looking for, would come again.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you and pooch again sometime.

  • 10

    04/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 11/06/2018
    First class accommodation owners very helpful and nothing too much trouble for them.perfect location for exploring. Plenty of walks from the door step with lots of wild life. We stayed in the cottage which is fantastic,we were shown around the studios by the owner,and would quite happily stay in those too.


  • 10

    12/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 30/04/2018
    Had a fantastic last minute weekend here, cottage has been recently renovated to a really high standard. Well equipped kitchen, good size rooms with lovely decor. The surrounding area is absolutely breathtaking within 10 minutes of the river wye. There is so much to do right on your doorstep which on a nice day you can walk to. Right on the edge of the Forest of Dean, ideal for some excellent walks and stop,off at the local pub for home cooked food. FYI there is also 2 studio rooms that are rentable too both have excellent views across Gloucestershire and the river. Would defo go again so much to do.


  • 10

    29/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 27/04/2018
    Beautiful cottage. It's got to be one of the best cottages we have stayed in. Owners very friendly and helpful.nothing was to much trouble for them.


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