Riverside Cottage is a charming 18th Century stone cottage which has been tastefully renovated to accommodate modern comforts. The original stonework has been carefully preserved as an authentic feature. Within the cottage you can find all the facilities you would expect in the comforts of your home, including a fully-equipped kitchen and a large outdoor terrace.
Beautiful Cottages Wye Valley
We offer beautiful cottages to rent in Wye Valley. The Wye Valley AONB is one of the most dramatic landscapes in the South of Britain. It straddles over 126 square miles of ancient woodlands and historic sites, with the earliest evidence of human habitation dated back to over 12,000 years ago.
The River Wye, the fifth-longest river in the UK, gives its name to the designated Area. Over the years this area has attracted countless visitors from across the globe, eager to explore the breathtaking scenery of the area. Regardless of your group size, age or interests, the Wye Valley AONB has plenty to offer. For those keen to explore the great outdoors, you will certainly not be disappointed. There are countless walks of varying difficulties, all with rewarding views and more often than not, a great local pub along the way. Whether you prefer a leisurely stroll through tranquil woodlands or a challenging scramble, there are plenty of options to explore.
The Wye Valley is also well-known for its archaeological and historical importance, from Palaeolithic settlements through to Norman developments in the 11th Century. In 18th Century Wye Valley saw the birth of British Tourism; the unspoiled river scenery and range of habitats has inspired art in many forms, including many illustrated guides dedicated to the area. Tintern Abbey, constructed in the 13th Century, remains one of the most magnificent views in the Wye Valley AONB.
Now in the modern times you can find plenty to see and do in the Area. Within easy reach of our central location you can access activities such as canoeing, climbing and golf. Our cottage has a large outdoor terrace and garden which is ideal for a barbecue on a summer afternoon. Information on local activities and attractions are supplied within the cottage but if you'd like help in planning your stay, simply let us know at the booking.
Forest of Dean Self Catering
Riverside Cottage is available to rent on a self-catering basis. Self catering holidays are gaining in popularity within the UK due to more people realising their benefits. In comparison to all-inclusive holidays where options are often limited at a structured time, self-catering offers the freedom to explore the local cuisine. It's suitable for families with young children who may need to eat at different times to the adults and also for those with specific dietary requirements.
In our self catering cottage near the Forest of Dean, you will find a fully-equipped kitchen with everything you need to prepare a hearty home-cooked meal. There is no better way sample the fresh, local produce than preparing it just the way you like it. If you prefer to be pampered by the skills of master chefs, we can recommend quality local restaurants and pubs. There are a variety of cuisines available to suit everyone's tastes.
Short Breaks Wye Valley
Easily accessible and conveniently close to many attractions, Riverside Cottage is ideal for short breaks in Wye Valley. Our spacious, homely cottage sleeps up to 4. The interior of the cottage is decorated with warmth and comfort as a priority, while retaining authentic features such as exposed beams.
Instead of traditional holidays abroad, more of us are realising the beauty that is on our doorstep and taking more time to explore it and show our appreciation. The Wye Valley has plenty to offer throughout the year, even in the winter months. Although snowfall is rare in South Wales, you can take a brisk winter morning walk along the River Wye, or rest by the open fire and immerse yourself in the wintry atmosphere.
Dog Friendly Holiday Cottage in Forest of Dean
If you are looking for a dog-friendly holiday cottage in the Forest of Dean, look no further than Riverside Cottage. Wye valley is a fantastic place to bring the entire family, no matter how many legs they have. You will find no shortage of dog-friendly activities and attractions throughout the Forest of Dean, and if required, we can recommend local boarding kennels which offer your pooch(s) a fun day filled with exercise while you are enjoying yourselves.
We welcome up to three well-behaved dogs in the downstairs area of the cottage. If you wish to bring your pet along, please let us know at the time of booking.
Dog Friendly Walks in Forest of Dean
If you have chosen to bring your four-legged friends along, you will find no shortage of dog friendly walks in the Forest of Dean. The countryside is an obviously fantastic location to exercise your dog, with plenty of new environments for them to explore. From our central location you can find numerous marked walks with detailed information to its difficulty and what views you can expect. Within the cottage you can find a guide on local walks and information but if required, your host will be more than happy to recommend additional dog-friendly facilities and attractions.
Self Catering Holidays in Wye Valley
Self catering holidays in Wye Valley are arguably one of the best ways to explore the riches of the area. There an abundance of characteristic local cafes and restaurants to cater for everyone's tastes.
On a mild evening, you can always visit one of the many traditional country pubs and sample local real ale and treat yourself to the friendly, welcoming atmosphere. If required, we are more than happy to recommend quality dining establishments in the area depending on what you fancy. Alternatively, why not take advantage of our fully-equipped kitchen and prepare a hearty meal in your home away from home? With plenty of fresh, local produce in no short supply, it puts you in control over what your family eats.
It's the ideal solution for those with strict dietary requirements or the health-conscious who wants to monitor their diet. Overall, a self-catering holiday is also more cost effective than an all-inclusive option, yet offering more flexibility and freedom.
Forest of Dean Accommodation
Although it lost its status as a Royal Forest in 1971, the area is still sometimes referred to as the Royal Forest of Dean due to its long established history. Spanning across 42 square miles, the ancient woodland once produced the finest timber in England for ship-building. Now the Forest is home to the only herd of wild boar, which attracts keen naturists and wildlife enthusiasts from all over the country.
Riverside Cottage is conveniently located on the border of the designated area if you are looking for Royal Forest of Dean accommodation. From our location you can explore the Forest and all it has to offer. There are plenty of things to see and do for the whole family, from the historic Dean Forest Railway to visiting the many local charming towns and villages.