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For your next holiday, consider a cottage or holiday rental home in Forest of Dean.

When you take a holiday rental home or cottage in Forest of Dean, you will find that there are activities and attractions to interest every member of your family or group. From outdoor fun to an array of attractions that cover history, art, adventure and much more.

Things to do on holiday to Forest of Dean

Even though outdoor adventure might not be the first thing that you think of when you consider a holiday to Forest of Dean, perhaps it should be. There is so much to do including horseback riding, spelunking, biking, hiking and more. From the casual to the experienced outdoorsman, there is sure to be something to challenge everyone. Several fishing and tour cruises are also available. A day cruise is a wonderful way to see a good bit of the area at one time. Another interesting stop is The Sculpture Trail is just less than 6.5 km of beautiful wood sculptures. Some choose to walk this trail, while others drive.

Places to visit on holiday to Forest of Dean

The Wye Valley Arts Centre is an educational way to spend a few rainy afternoons near Forest of Dean. Classes are offered in a variety of mediums and there are classes aimed at both beginners and more experienced artists.

For a unique day trip, consider a stop to Puzzlewood in Coleford. Trees that are thousands of years old will be yours to explore. While much of the fun of Puzzlewood is out of doors, if it should rain, there are indoor activities as well such as a maze, a cafe and more.

Weather in Forest of Dean

The most popular time of year for travellers to plan a holiday to Forest of Dean is in the summer months. A quick glance at the average temperatures makes it quite easy to see why. Whilst the winter months can be a bit chilly with average highs between 7 and 9 degrees, the summer average highs are between 20 and 23 degrees. Each month of the year brings a rainfall of between about 5 and 9 mm. The most rain falls in October while the least falls between May and July.

Travel to Forest of Dean

Forest of Dean is quite simple to reach from many locations both in the UK and from other parts of the world. There are three airports within close proximity. The closest is Bristol (BRS) which is just over a 46 km drive. Brize Norton (BZZ) is 66 km and Cardiff International is 70 km away. Forest of Dean is also well serviced by the railway. The closest station is Gloucester Train Station. Virgin, First Great Western and Wessex Trains all service the Gloucester Station.

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Exceptional! 5/5
(3 reviews)
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  • 9 BR
  • 6 BA
  • Sleeps 30
House #1852049
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Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(30 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6505330
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Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6024828
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Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(29 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Barn #8137953
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Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Multiple rentals House #8137766
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Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(27 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Bungalow #730799
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Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #8151758
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Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(26 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Barn #6781888
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Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8089965
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Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(20 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8124698
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Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Cottage #6781888
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Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Multiple rentals Barn #6781888
13
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #1880426
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Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8046754
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Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Cottage #8127222
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Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8060087
5
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 8 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 16
House #1452082
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8159302
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Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(28 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #1989892
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Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Farmhouse #6755518
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Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cabin #8079609
12
Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(19 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Bungalow #8154625
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Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(25 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8147896
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Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8153108
5
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1732357
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Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Multiple rentals House #8137766
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Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Cottage #1913408
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Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6495474
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Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
House #8134255
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Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 6 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 16
House #8259869
Viewed 78 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1969185
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 11
Cottage #8156582
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #8073852
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Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8031311
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 6 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 14
House #1587648
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Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Multiple rentals House #8137766
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Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6894494
4
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8170695
10
Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6938223
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Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
House #8070421
1
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #8049840
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Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8143797
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Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Chalet #8052789
6
Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6801533
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #6848215
4
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1969431
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1969709
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8051013
5
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8081389
2
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Cottage #6995853
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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Recent Reviews

Little Howle Farm of Delights

5 of 5
Highly recommend Little Howle Farm. Amanda & Derek's hard work over the last four years shines through in the care & attention shown throughout the property.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Fantastic

5 of 5
Honestly can not say much more than me and my partner had the most amazing holiday thanks to William and Joan's hospitality and recommendations for the area. Would highly recommend!
  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017