Put a face to a voice...

Hello .....  I'm Lynda and together with Geoff I'm the heart of Forest Barn Holidays.

Many people ask who is 'Lynda' the person they are asked to telephone, with questions ...

The holiday idea first came about in 1990

Myths and Legends Trails

The downloadable Myths and Legends Trails are certainly proving popular helped by VisitBritain's promotion of the Guy Ritchie film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, filmed partly in the Forest of Dean


Gruffalo Hunting, Treats for Dads and Family Fun!

Find Gruffalo in The Forest of Dean!

In the first development of its kind, Forestry Commission England and Magic Light Pictures bring The Gruffalo characters to life in the Forest of Dean through a new augmented reality app.

The Gruffalo Spotter has been designed so visitors can join the adventure through the deep dark wood.


Families can follow clues on an interactive trail and track signs of their favourite characters based on The Gruffalo, best-selling picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler.


April 2017 ~ Second year for vines . Geoff keeping the vines trimmed

Balmy spring welcomes new vine growth. Our pre-planting evaluations have identified that we should be able to produce grapes with naturally high acidity and low sugar levels - ideal for making top quality fizz.   

Our Walking Routes From Your Barn Door

Download our unique walking guide to get into your stride.  Study it before your arrival and be ready for the off.  Our newly commissioned planned Walks are straight from your barn door.  This one is about

Be SPOKE Cycling Trails Guide

Access the forest trails direct from your barn door.  Bring your bikes: secure storage available

The Ultimate Activity Can Now Be Arranged - Bushcraft

The Ultimate Activity arrives ...   learn skills to help you survive in the wild


Uncover a Tree Top Adventure for Junior Tarzans. Release your little monkeys onto a Go Ape course designed for them. No one loves adventure more than kids!

Activity Ideas

Welcome you have found Us !!

Forest Barn Holidays is in this rural idylic location and only 15 mins away from everything!

Try a Simulated Shooting Day or Clay Pigeons

During your stay with us try simulated Game Shooting - A superb day out for a group of friends. Shooting like a formal driven day but without the expense. 

Cheltenham Festival Gold Cup 2018

Cheltenham Festival 13th-16th March 2018 with Gold Cup on Friday 17th.

  • Exclusive five star self catering
  • Full English Breakfast INCLUDED
  • Taxi to the Race Course INCLUDED

Hear From Our Previous Guests...

Excellent quality accommodation, with everything you could possibly want to ensure a restful stay, located conveniently for travelling to other destinations, no shortage of pubs / restaurants. Recommend highly.

Peter & Melissa, York

Lovely property a real home from home, clean, comfortable, glamorous well thought out décor and touches to make the stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

Sarah, Martin and family, Cambridge

Barn was v.comfortable and well equipped and warm. Beds v.good, powerful shower and toiletry items plentiful. Very peaceful and ideal for relaxing. Strongly recommend.

Steve and Davina, Peterborough

Feefo logo Green Tourism - Gold Enjoy England - Self Catering Enjoy England - Gold Award Premier Cottages Hearing Award Mobility Impairment Award