Enjoy a soak in the private hot tub
A stylish lounge with access onto the private deck
A cosy space just perfect for a family night in
Open plan dining space for four
A well equipped kitchen
A colourful double bedroom
Take a soak in the contemporary bathroom
A stylish twin
Stunning views across the valley
A private terrace, great for entertaining
View towards the cottage
1 / 11  Enjoy a soak in the private hot tub
2 / 11  A stylish lounge with access onto the private deck
3 / 11  A cosy space just perfect for a family night in
4 / 11  Open plan dining space for four
5 / 11  A well equipped kitchen
6 / 11  A colourful double bedroom
7 / 11  Take a soak in the contemporary bathroom
8 / 11  A stylish twin
9 / 11  Stunning views across the valley
10 / 11  A private terrace, great for entertaining
11 / 11  View towards the cottage

No. 1 Valley View Cottage

Blakeney, Forest of Dean
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Property with stunning valley views, private hot tub and overlooking the surrounding countryside
  • A great base for enthusiastic cyclists and walkers with easy access to the Forest of Dean, Wye Valley and Welsh Borders
  • An enclosed terrace just perfect for entertaining and alfresco dining
Property code: 54765

Where better to be than the Forest of Dean, this single storey stone cottage is the perfect base for lovers of the outdoors with spacious accommodation further complemented with stunning views.

Overlooking miles of beautiful countryside, with incredible valley views and a tangle of nature trails for your favourite canine to sniff out, this semi-detached property is ideal for those looking to explore the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley alongside the wagging tail of their four-legged friend. This stone-built cottage has two bedrooms and sleeps up to four people, making it a great romantic retreat or family-friendly property. Unfortunately, your canine companion won’t be able to join you in your private hot tub to enjoy the spectacular views, but the enclosed decked terrace will give him the freedom to stretch out under the stars as you soak in the bubbles and relax.

Set on one level, the open-plan living space is stylish and comfortable with plenty of natural light flowing in through double doors that lead out to the decking. The living area come kitchen/diner is spacious, modern and kitted out with all you need to cater for you and your hound. The bright and airy bedrooms are also located on this floor as well as a contemporary bathroom with an over bath shower and WC. Outside is the perfect space for dining alfresco with a table, chairs and charcoal BBQ.

The historic and traditional village of Blakeney is a mile away from the property and was home to Thomas Sternhold, a groom of King Henry VIII's Robes. 4.5 miles away and on the north bank of the River Severn is the small but thriving town of Lydney. Here you will find the Dean Forest Railway and Lydney’s famous Park Gardens. The area hosts a number of family and dog-friendly country pubs that are the perfect place to retire to after a day on your feet, or paws, exploring the wealth of forest trails on offer.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double, 1 twin (can be made into a twin on request)
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine
  • Electric and heating included
  • Private hot tub
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Allocated off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Pub and shop 1 mile
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • TV/DVD

This property is personally managed by Beth.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 27 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Ian 14th March 2020

Beautiful cottage with an amazing view. Very relaxing to be able to sit in the Jacuzzi and look over the valley.

Reviewed by Elisabeth 1st March 2020

No 1 is a lovely modern cottage which is light and airy. The view over the valley is superb...along with the sunset. The hot tub is delicious! A sweet small play area is great if you have a child with you. The owners on site are very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed by Sophie 19th February 2020

A lovely welcome by Emma and a comfortable stay. It was the perfect place to stay with a toddler as we had everything we needed and enough space.

Reviewed by Melissa 15th February 2020

This was a lovely cottage, with beautiful views on one side across the valley and to the forest. We visited during a period of storms and found access to the countryside difficult. The fields around were boggy or fenced off. The holiday park was on a very busy road with really limited and narrow paths and so I wouldnt recommend this cottage for thoRead morese with small children or dogs wanting to be able to explore the area on foot without getting into a car first. The cottage itself was lovely. Hide

Reviewed by Pete 1st November 2019

The place is lovely and very clean. Everything you need is provided. Bed and sofa comfy and view to side of property is lovely. Nice and warm and the spa pool is gorgeous. Only negatives are the WiFi doesn't work, your on the same site as a caravan site so views that side not nice and didn't like getting in spa pool when could be watched. A cover oRead morever the hot tub would be handy for when it rains and also a way to get down to the field so dogs can go to the toilet. Great location though Hide

Reviewed by Andrea 27th September 2019

No introduction from owners throughout the week which surprised us.

Reviewed by Kerrie 20th September 2019

Beautiful stone cottage with full selection of modern amenities. Hot tub was amazing. Enjoyed sitting on the decking with a fabulous view. Would love to return. Hosts friendly but left us to our fun. Welcome bottle of wine was a lovely touch. Thank you Emma.

Reviewed by Janie 26th July 2019

Beautiful views of the forest from the decking and hot tub. Cottage is very modern, light and airy. Cottage is attached to a campsite whose guests regularly walk right past the cottage. Fine for us as we had children who enjoyed playing on the climbing frame. You have to drive everywhere but a good base I explore the Forest of Dean.

Reviewed by Janet 28th June 2019

Very nice cottage in lovely location & fantastic views. Owners are lovely people & friendly.

Reviewed by Lesley 21st June 2019

Really good value for money lovely cottage gorgeous views great location

Reviewed by John 17th May 2019

This cottage is modern. It has a balcony on the west side with a hot tub but most importantly it overlooks a deep valley towards the forest. There was much bird activity including kestrels feeding, many house martins and buzzards over the valley in the evening. There is a small (14 pitches) caravan site and a small camping field adjacent. They are Read morevery well kept. There is a field to walk the dog in the morning on site and in 2 miles access to forest trails. Well clear of the road this is quiet. Hide

Reviewed by Carol 12th April 2019

Lovely peaceful comfortable cottage with great views from hot tub.

Reviewed by Szilvia 8th April 2019

The cottage is very clean, spacious, the kitchen has from pots&cutlery to big fridge/freezer,cups, glasses,kitchen towels,washing machine,2 high chairs for little children. A big playground on the green field next to the cottage, you can supervise liitle ones from the balcony or from the hot tub;) Attractions only 20-25 mins away, Welsh border is aRead morebout 30 mins, perfect location. It's like at home, it's a 5* for me, we spent 4 nights there with our 5 and 7 years old. Hide

Reviewed by Nick 1st March 2019

Great little place and location for Forest of Dean and Wye valley exploring. Lovely to have the hot-tub overlooking the valley and lots of space in the cottage. We were just a couple, but I'm sure it it would be fine with kids as well. The hosts were very helpful and left us to it. When we needed them, they were on hand and very helpful with check-Read morein and check-out details. Hide

Reviewed by Tara 11th February 2019

Really lovely setting, out of the way but still close enough to have the Forest on the doorstep. Magnificent views from the hot tub. Everything you need inside the cottage and a great little area right outside for the dogs.

Reviewed by Tracey 9th November 2018

The cottage is warm and cosy. We went for a girly weekend and stayed in the cottage all weekend. The location and scenery is beautiful. It was lovely to go in the hot tub during the day and at night. The linen on the bed smelt fresh and clean.

Reviewed by Michelle 26th October 2018

We had a great weekend, owners were pleasant and very helpful. The views from the cottage and surrounding area are amazing, plenty to do. The cottage was immaculate with everything that we needed for our stay with comfortable surroundings and beds. The hot tub was wonderful and was ready to use when we arrived which was great with the bottle of winRead moree that had been left for us too. We visited the Cock Inn for Sunday lunch which was lovely and the chip shop/Go Ape too. Definetely return Hide

Reviewed by Charlotte 19th October 2018

Such a lovely bungalow, really clean, cosy and comfortable. The hot tub is an excellent addition, the views are outstanding. The only downside is its location in terms of walking to local pubs and amenities. It is however well positioned for visits to all the tourist attractions I.e go ape, forest of dean, symonds yat etc.

Reviewed by Sarah 5th October 2018

Lovely cottage in a great location. We had a very relaxing time and loved the hot tub

Reviewed by Dale 21st September 2018

A lovely cottage in a beautiful location. The hot tub was amazing! We didnt realise it was part of a campsite - it was quiet when we stayed so this was not an issue but I assume it could get busy with guests in peak periods. Pub in Blakely (The Cock Inn) is 5 mins away in the car and was lovely pub with great food.

Reviewed by JULIE 24th August 2018

we had a lovely week there and the owners were very friendly and welcoming

Reviewed by Melanie 10th August 2018

Very nice comfortable cottage with lovely owners. I especially loved watching the sunset in the evening whilst in the hot tub. The beds were so comfortable I realised when I was home I needed a new mattress, dovet etc!! Very dog friendly too.

Reviewed by Roger 6th July 2018

Lovely modern cottage with a decent well equipped kitchen. Very comfortable lounge and two good bedrooms. The bathroom caters for shower or bath. From the lounge you have a terrace with superb views and a very nice hot tub. It was absolutely fantastic sitting in the hot tub looking across the valley. Owners were welcoming and friendly and availableRead more should you need them. They also have a caravan site and separate camping field both of which looked really nice with a new shower block. Hide

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