Family Fun - Local

Shire Horse & Cart Ride Experience

On a beautiful farm reminiscent of a bygone age, the slopes of May Hill gives an opportunity to learn about the history of the Shire horse, how their role on the farm has changed over the years and how to correctly handle, harness and work them.

Bird's Pottery

Enjoy some quality time with Georgie in her workshop doing Paint Your Own and many other activities.  Fabulous wet day activity and within walking distance of your barn.

Forest of Dean Tourist Guide Download & Video

Download our Forest of Dean Tourist Guide here.

10 mins drive, 4 miles, GL16 7EL - Sculpture Trail

This delightful walking trail takes you to a unique collection of high-quality, contemporary sculptures, within the Forest of Dean. Highlights include include Kevin Atherton's 15 foot by 10 foot stained glassed window 'Cathedral' which hangs high in the canopy over the heads of walkers and Neville Gabie's 'Raw', a giant cube assembled from the entire mass of an oak tree.


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


15 min drive, 8 miles GL16 8QB - Perrygrove Railway Steam Railway

Ride the steam train to all their activities including the ....

5 mins drive, 2.4 miles, GL14  -  Kids & Adults Laser Combat Fun

Missions !  From short, sharp missions to advance military campaigns

16 mins drive, 7 miles, GL15 4ET - Dean Forest Steam Railway

Thomas The Tank Engine comes on holiday here to this 4.5 mile line which runs through beautiful woodland and countryside offering visitors to experience a branch line by steam .....

10 min drive, 4.5 miles  -  GO  APE - Tree Top JUNIOR at Beechenhurst Lodge  

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!

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

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