5 Star self catering holiday accommodation nestled away in the peace and tranquility of Royal Forest of Dean in West Gloucestershire.
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Lynda and Geoff are extremely friendly and warm hosts. Nothing is too much trouble. They are clearly passionate about their business and their enthusiasm is infectious. We booked the beautiful charming farmhouse for a family celebration of 9 people over 4 nights. The place was a home from home cheered by the log fires. The surrounding area is wonderful peaceful countryside but with easy access to plenty of attractions. We recommend Gloucester Cathedral for beautiful architecture and The Saracens Head Symonds Yat for fabulous location and superb food , beers and welcome. We had 3 small dogs with us and Lynda set up the house perfectly to accommodate them which added so much to our great experience. Thank you Lynda and Geoff.
Our second visit - just as good as the first.
Very stylish and comfortable accommodation - and a great base for family days out.
Lovely place shame about the flies, they did soil the place
Es una apartamento muy bien decorado, muy acogedor y cómodo. Los pequeños detalles son muy acogedores.
Como problemas comentaría que los electrodomésticos son muy ruidosos, y molestan tanto en el comedor como en el salón. Además, el pueblo de Cinderford tiene poca vida, es una lástima pues el mismo apartamento en un pueblo con carácter hubiera hecho una estancia perfecta.
Efficient booking initially and a wonderful cottage that was perfect for our family. Spotlessly clean and facilities as advised. Lovely welcome hamper that was very much appreciated on arrival. I would have no hesitation in recommending to friends and family.
Wonderful time in a wonderful location - best hospitality ever!24-Aug-2014Very good Company24-Aug-2014Very good Company
What a special holiday. Thank you so much. You provided everything we needed. The farm house was amazing- There was such a peaceful atmosphere- Thank you again- We all hope to return soon.24-Aug-2014Very helpful and friendly.
We hired the cottage for our honeymoon. We were left alone and there were no interference from guests at other properties.
The welcome hamper was amazing with quality local produce included.
Fantastic holiday with plenty of space for 3 generations. Peaceful setting, beautiful surroundings. Chickens, rabbits and swings loved by our children. Great spot to explore The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley from. Definitely recommend to others.
From the moment we booked to the moment we left we received helpful, friendly and professional information which made our stay lovely and very enjoyable.
The accommodation was to a very high standard and in a beautiful location. The sky at night was an experience of its own - no light pollution!
I would recommend Forest Barn Cottages without reservation.
The service we received from Forest Barn holidays was excellent, Lynda was very prompt and helpful in response to all my questions prior to arrival. No request in relation to access and equipment for my disabled mother was too much trouble which made this stay most reassuring. We were personally welcomed to the property and really made to feel at home. Would highly recommend!! Thank you.
We rented all five cottages for a family reunion. Lynda was very cooperative and considerate.30-Jul-2014We rented all five cottages for a family reunion. Lynda was very cooperative and considerate.The facilities were comprehensive and of the highest standard. The youngsters particularly enjoyed the lawn and children’s equipment in front of The Farmhouse, and the games room.
Great time, great place, great service!
Quiet and peaceful location. Lots of places of interest within easy reach and some good walks. The accommodation was comfortable, clean and well equipped. Lynda and Geoff made us very welcome with a nice basket of goodies upon arrival. You definitely need to book up and enjoy the experience.
Booking process was easy and Lynda was very helpful before our stay. The house was a little hard to find but it was lovely staying away from everything, the only noise was from the sheep! The house itself is beautiful, cleaned to high standards and very well furnished. There was a useful folder with instructions on just about everything you could think of. Rooms were all a decent size with lots of storage and perfect for eight people. Lynda and Geoff were very friendly every time we spoke, on the phone or in person. A lovely stay and I would highly recommend the place and people.
Lovely accommodation, just a few little things like the bathroom door in the en suite not locking/ shutting properly and being recommended to go somewhere that was only open at weekends (there were only weekdays left when I asked), so we turned up and it was shut. However. the garden attached to the cottage was lovely - we sat and had picnics, looking at the beautiful view. The kids loved the play area on the main lawn too. It was beautiful and peaceful, and we would go again.
Lynda was so helpful, kind and cheerful, from my initial enquiry to the farewell on our departure. Orchard Barn was beautiful, catered for our every need, and all the little welcoming touches were so appreciated.
Definitely hope to return in the future, and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.
Very friendly and welcoming and such a lovely little place to stay-the Brambles. We had a lovely time.
We had an excellent holiday - a fabulous property in beautiful countryside and we very much hope to return in the future.
pew corner was a great place to stay everything you needed would come again next time for a weeks break.
A very enjoyable stay lovely surroundings Linda and Geoff made us very welcome and we would recommend it
All worked smoothly apart from payment being requested even after the payment had been made. After making the payment for the second time the redundant second payment (identified quickly and acted on) was quickly returned to me.
After 5 days in London our family moved into the Stables at Forest Barn Holidays for a much anticipated respite. What a beautiful, tranquil, and rejuvenating experience! After the hectic days in London this setting was just what the family needed. Bleating sheep, beautiful landscapes, a quiet place to read and reflect, and the warm generosity of our gracious hosts. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and plan to return.
Stayed at the beautiful Brambles cottage with two young children (2 & 4 years old) In May 2014. Excellent accommodation with everything you need for a relaxing stay. The gardens, playroom and play areas are brilliant for young kids with great walks through the forest and fields at your doorstep. The location is a perfect base for exploring the wider area with Littledean and Blakeney villages within a few minutes drive and the bigger towns/cities easily accessible. Great activities (too many to list) in the surrounding forest area for all ages. Thanks to Lynda and Geoff for looking after us and we will definitely stay at Forest Barn Holidays next time. 5 stars all round.