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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Aylburton, Lydney, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great Base”
Reviewed March 11, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

We visited in March, which wasn't the best due to constant rain, but we were happy to find the place was in a pretty setting with a lovely outlook. The owners have created a lovely place to get away from it all. We stayed with friends and it was kind of fun, congregating in the bigger bedroom to have breakfast in the morning. The decor and set up are all to a high standard. Lots of little touches, making it a home from home. Very small negatives were, the bedroom our friends stopped in is two single beds put together (we were told this in advance and so wasn't a problem for us). Also when we came back after our evening out, there isn't anywhere comfortable to sit and chat. There are chairs, but these are the sort that you sit at a table on. Again don't let this put you off, as we thoroughly enjoyed our stay an found the owner helpful and hospitable. A lovely stay and would recommend.

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Deborah M
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“Lovely Country Getaway”
Reviewed January 7, 2017 for a stay in December 2016

We really enjoyed our two nights at this cottage. It was peaceful and quiet, within easy access of the Forest of Dean. We were able to walk to the pub and the village of Lydney. There was plenty of leaflets and information about local attractions and a helpful welcome letter. The cottage was delightful, inside and out with a lot of attention to detail to make our stay more comfortable. Loved the shower. Pity that there is no kitchen area to prepare food and clean the dishes. We made use of the old DVDs provided and of course the kettle for a cuppa.
Would definitely stay again and have already recommended to friends.

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“Good value, good location, quiet, peaceful, well presented.”
Reviewed October 3, 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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We enjoyed a short autumn break at this old mill cottage. Situated down a quiet country road (look for the sign to Aylburton Common) on the edge of a farm, very quiet, but a few minutes' walk to the village. Two sizeable bedrooms with modern shower, facilities included several towels, jar of coffee, TV, microwave, fridge, and some crockery, cutlery and glasses, and cleaning products, plus children's toys and some old books and DVDs. All clean and well presented. Perfectly located as a base for touring around the Forest of Dean, via the Cotswolds or Wye Valley. Couple of friendly pubs in the village and superstore in the next town.

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