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The Rock B&B
Ranked #1 of 11 Coleford B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 1, 2012

We spent five nights at The Rock and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Both accommodation and food was excellent. The owners were friendly and always able to advise us on the locality, walks and venues. Ample car parking.

Our room was spacious and well furnished and the bed linen was pure cotton which, for me, was a bonus!

We shall definitely return for another holiday at The Rock and have already recommended it to our friends and family.

Room Tip: Forest views and long distance views across the most beautiful landscape/hills from rooms. Also an a...
  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 27, 2012

I had the absolute pleasure of staying here for an entire month. I was treated just like one of the family, I felt so at home. Chris and Lindy were the perfect hosts, food was exactly to my liking and I could never tire of 'that' amazing view. I will definitely return, if they will have me again!
Stanley J.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled solo
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Thank Alice8883
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Reviewed July 24, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights in June as we were attending a Wedding at Clearwell Castle and so pleased we stayed at "The Rock". Our room was lovely with beautiful views and Chris made the most wonderful breakfast. The Information pack in the room was really helpful with places to eat - we would never have found the local pubs otherwise!
The only disappointing thing was the weather! Gales ripped through Wales when we were there and we couldn't sit on the rocking chair on the balcony and enjoy the view, which I was looking forward to. Unfortunately it didn't stop raining for the 4 days we were there. We would love to stay again and would certainly recommend it to friends.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Iris15
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Reviewed July 19, 2012

My mum and I have just got back from a great time at Symonds Yat. We stayed at The Rock B&B for just one night. And were made to feel very welcome. We were meet at the car and taken to our room, we had the twin room with a forest view. The room was very pretty and spotlessly clean with views directly into the forest. We made a cup of tea and went to sit in the gardens to take in the stunning views before taking a stroll to the peregrine viewing point at the rock. The viewing point in only a short walk from the B&B and is seasonly manned by RSPB so you can get a little lesson on these wonderful birds. After a bite to eat at the pub we headed back to the B&B. The beds were very comfortable and we both had a great nights sleep. In the morning we were greeted by Lindy as we went down for breakfast and she suggested other ideas for a day out. Breakfast was delicious and was made using local ingredients. Overall we had a brilliant time and would highly recommend it, friendly people, clean rooms and lovely breakfast. Thank you, we will be back.

Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 18, 2012

We stayed at the Rock B & B for 2 nights in June and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.The studio accommodation was just right and had direct access to the garden, the dogs Oscar & Arthur, and the views. Chris recommended a couple of walks, including the one to Symonds Yat mentioned by an earlier reviewer - great easy walk with lovely views. Lovely breakfast - unable to fault the whole stay

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank RandM30
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Reviewed June 24, 2012

The Rock B&B is an ideal setting for a variety of walks and attractions. The accomodation was lovely and the breakfasts very tasty. Chris and Lindy offered helpful advice on things to do and walks which helped us make the most of our stay. We really enjoyed sitting in the hot tub after a long walk! Would definitely recommend it!

Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 23, 2012

My husband and I spent a relaxing 3 nights at The Rock in May and can thoroughly recommend it. We stayed in the spacious Clearwell Studio which was extremely comfortable with wonderful rural views. Chris and Lindy are great hosts and Chris gives very good advice on walks and attractions around the area. Lindy provides delicious breakfasts and the studio has the added convenience of a small kitchenette where you are able to prepare light meals for yourself.
We enjoyed the walks around the area and the walk to Symonds Yat is particularly recommended as you can see Peregrine Falcons from the Rock and the village of Symonds Yat East beside the river is particularly pretty with lots of dining options.
Thanks Chris and Lindy for a most enjoyable stay.

Room Tip: The Clearwell Studio is spacious with lovely rural views and a small kitchenette which enables you t...
  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Address: Hillersland | The Forest of Dean, Coleford GL16 7NY, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Forest of Dean > Coleford
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Coleford
Price Range: $57 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rock B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Stay at The Rock B&B in Coleford near Symonds Yat Rock offers great value bed and breakfast in the Forest of Dean providing friendly family run Guest accommodation. Equidistant between Coleford, Monmouth and Ross on Wye within a mile of the Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire borders, making this is a great place to explore the Welsh Borders Wye Valley and Ancient Forest of Dean by foot car or bike. Also, if you looking for B&B in Symonds Yat. Located at 600ft one the ridge between the Wye and Ruardean Valleys The Rock B&B offers 25 mile views and is a short forest walk from Symonds Yat Rock, which is the most popular tourist attraction in the Forest Of Dean. Symonds Yat East and Symonds Yat West, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire and the Symonds Yat Rock RSPB Peregrine view point are all within easy reach. The Symonds Yat Walks start only 30 paces away from the door and activities such as river cruises, horse riding, climbing, canoeing, Lama treking and fishing are close by. A seven bedroom friendly family run establishment the Rock B&B offers 4 star bed and breakfast accommodation. ... more   less 
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