Self catering holiday cottages in Lydney, Gloucestershire, England
Find a country cottage for a special holiday in Lydney. Lydney is a small town in Gloucestershire located just outside of the Forest of Dean. This town offers lots of attractions for tourists whilst offering the chance to explore the Forest of Dean on foot or by bicycle.
Facts about Lydney for Cottage Holidays
Shopping on the main street is very pleasant, as is seeing the pleasure craft moored in the historic harbour. All the family can go for a swim at Forest Leisure or in the Bathurst open air pool. Lydney Park Gardens and Roman Remains is a popular area destination, with beautiful displays of flowers and shrubs including azaleas and rhododendrons in the large woodland garden. Archaeological digs on the estate revealed the ruins of a Roman temple and a Norman castle. Lydney Railway Station is on a line that serves the Dean Forest Railway, where passengers can ride steam trains or diesel trains, board ‘Santa Specials’ and enjoy other special events. You can also see historic artefacts at the Dean Railway Museum whilst on your self-catering break.
If you have been to Lydney and have some local knowledge that you’d like to share with us, feel free to get in touch, we’d love to hear any hints and tips that may help other holidaymakers.