Things To Do

Mallards Pike Lake

10 minutes’ walk from the house
This beautiful setting is a great place to get active, whether this is a gentle stroll around the lake or to have an adventure in the treetops with Go Ape.

The Dean Heritage Centre

5-minute drive
The centre is fully interactive and protects and preserves the unique history and heritage of the Forest of Dean.

Dean Forest Railway and Norchard Steam Centre

5-minute drive
Enjoy a relaxing journey along the Dean Forest Railway.


5-minute drive
Pre Roman opencast iron ore mine and unusual maze.

Mary Rose Young Pottery

5-minute drive
Mary Rose Young is a pottery maker. She and her team make her “Alice in Wonderland” pottery which is sent to shops and collectors around the world.

Chepstow Castle

15-minute drive
Beautifully preserved Chepstow Castle stretches out along a limestone cliff above the River Wye.

All Saints Church

15-minute drive
Located in Newland, also known as The Cathedral of The Forest.

Sudeley Castle in Winchcombe

It remains the only private castle in England to have a queen buried within the grounds – Queen Katherine Parr, the last and surviving wife of King Henry VIII.

Symonds Yat

Famed for its natural river scenery and wooded expanses, Symonds Yat Rock is a limestone outcrop rising some 500 feet rising from the banks of the River Wye.

Raglan Castle

The unmistakable silhouette of Raglan crowning a ridge amid glorious countryside is the grandest castle ever built by Welshmen.

Westbury Court Garden

You can explore canals, admire clipped hedges and see 17th-century vegetable plots growing through the seasons.