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Wren Cottage

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5.0 of 5 stars
28 reviews
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Snuggle up for the evening in front of the woodburner!
Comfortable bed with memory foam mattress.
Warm yourself in front of the log burner on this comfy sofa.
En suite shower room with oak part-glazed folding door.
Arrival after 4pm and then at any time thereafter.  Departure by 10.00am
Wren and Robin Cottages
Wren Cottage
Somwhere to soak up the evening sunshine
Welcome tray including locally made apple juice and biscuits.
Superb wildlife garden with its own bird hideand breathtaking views across the valley
Wildlife spotted; newts, bats, muntjack, bullfinch, pheasant, hobby, slow worms, foxes, tawny owl
Our dog Jodie enjoying the garden!  Wren Cottage welcomes pets.
Forestry commission track from the front door giving access to a vast network of footpaths!
A rural very rural location
Autumn tree on Shapridge Hill
The approach to the cottages is along an untarmacked farm track
Snowy scenes
November is a great time to visit fir aumtumn colours
Soudley; the best place to see the amazing display of bluebells in spring.
Weather watching is a popular pastime here! - Our valley in the mist.
May Hill, a 15 minute drive into Herefordshire, but well worth it.
View of the River Severn from Edge Hills - the hill opposite the cottages
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Perched on beautiful Shapridge Hill at the end of a quiet track, Wren Cottage which is the perfect romantic getaway. The cottage is a haven of peace and tranquillity and the large wildlife garden enjoys stunning views over the surrounding countryside. Footpaths lead from the front door onto a vast network of Forest paths and tracks, you can literally walk for miles!

The cottage benefits from a large wildlife garden with its own birdhide and excellent views. Feeders are provided with plenty of nuts and seeds for you to top them up if you wish. If you love wildlife, you will love the garden, for example watching the swallows skimming the surface of the pond for insects in summer and witnessing the house martins mobbing a hobby overhead! .

Inside the Cottage has been renovated to high standard, and retains much of its rustic charm, in...
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About the owner, Karen R
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 7 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 77 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL176199 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

For a getaway from hectic work schedules - this was a hidden gem in the Forest of Dean. Karen and Lis are impeccable hosts ensuring that all your needs are met. The cottage was extremely well equipped and the tranquil setting ensured we both swtiched off and slept incredibly well! It was lovely to be in a cottage that was... more

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Thank you fro your lovely comments and we're so glad that you had a relaxing time here. It was great to meet you both and Crumble too! more

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Babs G
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We loved the cottage so much that although we'd booked for 3 days, we ended up stayed for 4. Our hosts Karen and Lis were super welcoming, even changing our welcome tray to be vegan friendly at the last minute. Overall, we found Wren Cottage itself very comfortable and cosy. The bedroom was pretty and restful, with a handy en... more

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive and positive review of Wren Cottage. We really enjoyed having you to stay and hearing about your wildlife adventures! We are looking forwards to welcoming you back one day soon. more

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

This was the perfect place for my husband and I to get away for a weekend. We don't live far, but the cottage, nestled in farmland and near Forest of Dean, helped us feel a million miles away. Not an inch of space goes to waste, but all your needs are taken care of including a shelf of books and... more

Management response:

Thank you for your review, which I am sure our future guests will find really useful,l as it provides some very useful tips. We are glad you enjoyed your stay here, and hope to see you again soon, perhaps with your dog next time! more

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  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
The ensuite is fitted with a shower, heated towel rail and shaving point. All rooms have an electric convector heater. There is a heated towel rail in the ensuite
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Sep 1, 2015 -
Oct 31, 2015
September-October 2015
2 nights
Nov 1, 2015 -
Dec 19, 2015
November-December 2015
2 nights
Dec 20, 2015 -
Jan 3, 2016
Christmas /New Year 2015
7 nights -- --
Jan 4, 2016 -
Feb 29, 2016
Jan-Feb 016
2 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Pets : $15 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payment can be made by cheque or Bank Transfer or PayPal
Prices include bedlinen, towels, cleaning, a generous basket of logs and a welcome tray
A charge is made of £10 per pet staying in Wren Cottage
Electricity is excluded and is by payment metre (£1 coins accepted).
Rate for a 1 night stay is the same as for a 2 night stay.
A discount of 10% is given on the overall price when Robin and Wren Cottages are booked jointly.
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Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol: 42.3 mi
Railway: Gloucester: 14.3 mi
Easily acessible by car from the M5, M4 and M50 motorways.
Nearest airport is Bristol 1 hour's drive approx.
Nearest bus stop is Mitcheldean 3 miles
Nearest railway station is Gloucester 12 miles
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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