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View towards the property and your own babbling brook
View towards the property
A warm welcome to all that come and stay
This beautiful bothy is simply charming
Light the wood burner on a chilly evening
A traditional kitchen just perfect for a simple supper for two
Open-plan living
View of the property and the beautiful brook
Wake up to coffee and croissants
Wake up to bird song and stunning views
Enjoy a lazy moment on the day bed
The mezzanine bedroom
The en-suite shower tucked into the eaves
Bright colours throughout
Don't forget your four legged friend is also welcome
Enjoy your own private brook
Plenty of spots to enjoy the sun
A peaceful private courtyard
1 / 18  View towards the property and your own babbling brook
2 / 18  View towards the property
3 / 18  A warm welcome to all that come and stay
4 / 18  This beautiful bothy is simply charming
5 / 18  Light the wood burner on a chilly evening
6 / 18  A traditional kitchen just perfect for a simple supper for two
7 / 18  Open-plan living
8 / 18  View of the property and the beautiful brook
9 / 18  Wake up to coffee and croissants
10 / 18  Wake up to bird song and stunning views
11 / 18  Enjoy a lazy moment on the day bed
12 / 18  The mezzanine bedroom
13 / 18  The en-suite shower tucked into the eaves
14 / 18  Bright colours throughout
15 / 18  Don't forget your four legged friend is also welcome
16 / 18  Enjoy your own private brook
17 / 18  Plenty of spots to enjoy the sun
18 / 18  A peaceful private courtyard

Stank Farm - Hawthorn Cottage

Clearwell, Wye Valley
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Rustic
Honeymoon Hideaways
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A charming Grade II listed cottage within the Forest of Dean
  • A great base for walkers and cyclists with the Forest of Dean on your doorstep
  • Within easy reach of the Wye Valley, Black Mountains and Welsh borders
Property code: 54298

Set within the fringes of a traditional village, this detached Grade II listed cottage is the perfect bolt hole for couples simply wanting to relax and enjoy an area rich in history and natural beauty

This charming Grade II listed cottage in the Forest of Dean is a glorious bolthole for a quiet trip away from it all. It’s next to a trickling brook and surrounded by paths that are perfect for taking your terrier or border collie on beautiful long walks. Head deep into the Wye Valley to connect with nature before settling into a cosy night in with your beloved hound at your feet. There’s space for up to two adults and two waggy-tailed friends, so the accommodation will suit a couple who are keen to holiday alongside their pets.

The house is accessed via a wooden bridge that crosses over the water – if your dogs are the problem-solving type, they’ll love using this feature (or perhaps they’ll even opt for a paddle). There’s an enclosed garden for them to run around in when they're feeling energetic. The inside of the cottage feels cosy thanks to a sofa, rugs and cushions, plus a wood burner that Lola will love warming up beside. Traditional features such as a composite stable door add character, and the kitchen is decorated in a lovely countryside-inspired style.

This cottage is located in the village of Clearwell where you’ll find pooch-friendly pubs for relaxing with a pint of something tasty. There are fishing opportunities on-site in the surrounding area – don’t forget to take Lola’s dog jacket if it’s chilly and you plan to stay in the same spot for several hours. If you fancy a day out on the water, take Lola canoeing at nearby Symonds Yat (11 miles) – she won’t be able to paddle, but she’s sure to draw smiles from other folks on the river. If you’re holidaying as part of a larger group, consider making use of the neighbouring lodge too. This larger house, which sleeps up to four people and two dogs, is part of the same farm.

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

SLEEPS: There is one bedroom with a double bed and additional day bed. Bed linen is provided for your stay.

RELAXING: Electric and Wi-Fi is included for your stay.

COOKING & DINING: There is an electrical oven and hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment. The utility room houses a washing machine.

KEEPING CLEAN: There is one en-suite shower room with WC on the mezzanine floor. Towels are provided for your stay.

OUTSIDE: Outside there is a pretty courtyard garden with outdoor seating, and an idyllic stream. There is ample off-road parking available.

PETS: Two dogs are welcome at this property.

CHILDREN: Regret no children. Babes in arms welcome

Beth Horswill

This property is personally managed by Beth.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 27 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Linda 23rd October 2020

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Lovely quaint, clean cottage. Perfect location for our walking holiday.

Reviewed by Tom 19th October 2020

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Reviewed by Lynn 16th October 2020

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Perfect base to explore the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley. The cottage was cosey and has everything you need. Wouldn't hesitate to go back for a 2nd visit as we didn't see everything we wanted to. Dog also really enjoyed himself.

Reviewed by JENNY 21st August 2020

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The cottage was well equipped and well set out. Location is gtreat for local walks and areas of interest. Just a shame local pubs closed in Clearwell due to COVID.

Reviewed by Caroline 16th August 2020

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The cottage is really charming and the furnishings are lovely. The best thing is the situation by the brook - so lovely to hear it; very restful.

Reviewed by Alison 17th July 2020

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A beautiful, characterful stone-built cottage - perfect for 2 plus a dog. Wonderful to have a stream running through the garden which our dog just loved after a long walk. Comfortable, clean and quiet.

Reviewed by Paula 10th July 2020

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Reviewed by Gemma 4th July 2020

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Hawthorn Cottage is very cosy & perfect for a couple & 2 dogs. The little patio area was beautiful with the brook, the dogs were straight in the stream after their walk everyday. Its quite dark downstairs, but the bedroom upstairs is spacious & bright with a spare daybed. Perfect location to see all the sights & youre in the Forest of Dean within aRead more 10 mins drive. Only negative is the garden wasnt enclosed as advertised, dogs can easily escape via the stream onto the road. Hide

Reviewed by Brendan 1st March 2020

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Quaint cottage in a lovely country location ideal base for visiting the area. Choice of eateries in the village. The package should put this high on your list of options for two people.

Reviewed by James 12th February 2020

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Reviewed by Elisabeth 11th January 2020

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Beautiful cottage, very cosy and warm with the fire going. Peaceful and enjoyable.

Reviewed by Wendy 11th November 2019

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Nice week away, cottage clean and tidy, lots of space . Shower nice but if you over 5foot 7 u will have to sit lucky me and husband are short. Lots of parking. . Log burner fantastic but logs are more value if buy from garden centre. Would stay again but in summer months

Reviewed by Colin 24th October 2019

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Reviewed by Sonia 18th October 2019

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Reviewed by Darren 4th October 2019

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Reviewed by Sharon 20th September 2019

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Hawthorn Cottage is lovely, the steam that runs right through the small garden makes for perfect sleeping. The garden though small is very well laid out with tables and chairs. There is No grass area for dogs, but there is a large play ground is right across the road, and is all enclosed, so the dog can run free. The Poo bin is right by the gate, sRead moreo easy clean up. Great place would recommend highly. Hide

Reviewed by Ros 13th September 2019

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Reviewed by Fiona 30th August 2019

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We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday in this cottage. As mentioned in previous reviews, it is a bit dark downstairs if the sun isn't shining, but lovely and bright upstairs. Great base for visiting Symonds Yat and other areas around the Wye valley and in walking distance of 2/3 good pubs restaurants. Lovely and quiet too, just with the sound of the stRead moreream running alongside the property. There is small park very close by, so great for getting the dog out to first thing in the morning! Hide

Reviewed by Hazel 23rd August 2019

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The cottage is very comfortable and cosy and very well situated to get to all parts of the Forest of Dean. We had good weather and It was a joy to sit out in the enclosed garden beside the stream. The owners are very friendly and were very helpful when we had an invasion of flying ants due to the hot weather.

Reviewed by Anthony 31st May 2019

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Reviewed by Helen 13th May 2019

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Pleasant and comfortable cottage. Interior is a little dark - not too bad if the weather is good but could be gloomy if the weather is inclement. Small, pleasant seating area outside by the brook. Shower is cosy and not for the very tall - but has got a seat. Several good places to eat nearby - a couple within walking distance. Nearest shops are inRead more Coleford, about 2 miles away. Hide

Reviewed by Tracey 18th March 2019

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Very peaceful beautiful cottage will go again.

Reviewed by Ian 11th March 2019

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Querky but careflly thought out cottage ideal for similar people

Reviewed by Katriona 1st February 2019

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Reviewed by Kate 28th December 2018

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The cottage was really cosy and perfect for our needs. Taller people may have difficulty with the shower which is a bit cramped and the bed which has a solid base on the end. The cottage has all of the necessary amenities. The location was fantastic! Very peaceful and quiet village. Clearwell Caves are definitely worth a visit.

Reviewed by Sarah 3rd November 2018

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A very lovely cottage. A very quiet get away. A nice chilled out week was very needed .

Reviewed by Odele 26th October 2018

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The location is wonderful, set in a beautiful village with so many walks right on the door step. A great base for exploring the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley. The cottage is cosy when the log fire is lit and the kitchen is well equipped. Dog friendly cottage, which we paid extra for, but the information pack on arrival says that they must stay Read morein the porch. Hide

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View towards the property and your own babbling brook
View towards the property
A warm welcome to all that come and stay
This beautiful bothy is simply charming
Light the wood burner on a chilly evening
A traditional kitchen just perfect for a simple supper for two
Open-plan living
View of the property and the beautiful brook
Wake up to coffee and croissants
Wake up to bird song and stunning views
Enjoy a lazy moment on the day bed
Show 6 moreThe mezzanine bedroom

Location

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