The Anchor - Lydbrook, Gloucestershire, England

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rear garden with tables and barbecue The Anchor - thumbnail photo 8
rear garden with tables and barbecue
Anchor front view to wood store The Anchor - thumbnail photo 11
Anchor front view to wood store
Anchor Ground Floor bath to Snug The Anchor - thumbnail photo 20
Anchor Ground Floor bath to Snug

Key Cottage Information

£2500 - £3950 weekly price range
Sleeps  14 to 20 people in 7 bedrooms 
7 bathroom(s)
pets welcome
Pet Friendly (2 dogs welcome)
short breaks
Short breaks offered (min. 3 days)
Family-Friendly: Cot, High Chair available.
Rating: Not assessed
Accessibility information: sorry this property has no disabled accessible features.
Number of units of accommodation: 1
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This large country house is nestled in the heart of the village of Lydbrook in the idyllic Forest of Dean, just a short walk from the River Wye.  Sleeping up to 20 people in 7 bedrooms, with exposed wooden beams and a warming woodburner in the lounge, this property offers ample charm and character, as well as excellent facilities to keep big groups of friends or family entertained.

Enjoy a bit of competitive fun in the games room where you can play table tennis, table football and pool or enjoy unwinding in the warm bubbly hot tub after a day's exploring the area.

Whether for a special celebration, a walking holiday or a get-together with friends or family, this large country house has lots to offer guests including Satellite TV and Internet access and is pet-friendly too!  This could be the perfect base for your Wye Valley holiday.

Inside this Large Wye Valley Holiday House:

There are plenty of large sociable spaces at this 7 bedroom property including a cosy lounge with a warming woodburner, a snug, two extra reception rooms and an impressive barrel vaulted dining room where you can all dine together and celebrate those special occasions.  The kitchen is well equipped for large group self-catering. 

There are 7 comfortable bedrooms (6 of which have en-suite facilities and the bedroom without an ensuite has a bathroom just opposite).  The snug is equipped with a sofa bed and there is a loo next door.

The layout of the bedrooms is as follows:

•    2 family bedrooms, each with a double bed and bunk beds.
•    1 family bedroom with 4 single beds
•    3 double bedrooms
•    1 twin bedroom

Outside is a terrace and gardens with plenty of outdoor seating and a BBQ so you can enjoy dining al fresco in summer time.

Days out can be enjoyed discovering the many sights and stunning scenery of the lush Wye Valley and Forest of Dean.

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Property Facilities

Special Features:
  • With Exposed Beams
Entertainment Facilities:
  • TV
  • Sky TV
  • Internet Access
Kitchen & Dining:
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Washing Machine
  • Type of Cooker: Range cooker plus extra oven
  • Dining Table Seats: 20
  • 5 Queensize Bed(s)
  • 6 Single Bed(s)
  • 1 Sofabed(s)/Futon(s)
  • 4 Bunk Bed(s)
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Towels Provided
  • Central Heating
  • Wood Stove
Garden and Outdoors:
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Patio
  • Parking
Special Facilities:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Games Room: Contains table tennis, table football and pool.

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    The Anchor  - Lydbrook,

    25% deposit when booking and the balance due 8 weeks before arrival. 350 refundable damages bond

    Local Attractions

    Whether you are looking for an action-packed, adrenalin-fuelled holiday or a relaxing and quiet short break, the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley has a wonderful range of outdoor activities, with something to suit all tastes and abilities: walking, cycling, canoeing, and much much more

    Nearest Train Station or Airport: Lydney and Hereford

    Recommended Places to Visit:

    Annual Events: If you're organising a weekend away or planning a longer holiday in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley and don't know where to start, then take a look at some of the suggestions on http// or http// Each itinerary has its own theme and highlights some of the best activities and attractions the area has to offer. Whether you want luxury or an adventure, there is something to visit for everyone - every day. Try: The Royal Route Magical Merlin Myths and Magic, Touring the Border, In the Forest , Food Glorious Food, The Church Trail, Gourmet Experience, Heritage Hunt. To find out what's on in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley click on

    Recommended Places to Eat Out: Within walking distance there's the Forge Hammer Pub, the Indian Spice Restaurant and the Organic Cafe. Within 5 minutes drive there's The Mill Race and the Inn on the Wye. Within 10 minutes drive there's the towns of Ross on Wye, Monmouth and Coleford, all of which have their own excellent eateries

    Local Sports: Explore the Forest of Dean, and discover a fascinating heritage unlike anywhere else in England with lots of things to see and do with the kids from museums and historic buildings, to castles and ancient churches. Learn about industrial archaeology.


    Lydbrook is a small village in the heart of the Forest of Dean, but only a couple of minutes from the River Wye. The village has a couple of pubs, churches, and restaurants as well as a small supermarket and na great fish and chip shop - everything you need for a perfect group self catering holiday.

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