Forest House

It was home to the pioneering iron masters David Mushet and his son Robert from 1772-1891, from whom the Bessemer process originated. The house has been extended and sympathetically modernised but still retains many charming original features and a beautiful garden which can be enjoyed by all! Free parking is available on site and a secure cycle shed is available to store your bikes in overnight.


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Wye Valley & Forest of Dean

Andersens, the restaurant, serves great home cooked food specialising in slow cooked meat dishes, extra matured 'Celtic Pride' steaks and fabulous fish and seafood dishes. It is now a firm favourite with residents and locals alike and it is advisable to book a table especially at the weekends.The eight en-suite bedrooms are spacious and beautifully furnished and come complete with TV/ DVD players, hair dryers and luxury Elemis toiletries.

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The surrounding area of the Wye Vally has been designated an area of outstanding natural beauty and includes many attractions including Symonds Yat, Puzzlewood, Beechenhurst and the fabulous Sculpture trail, many family cycle trails, Clearwell Caves and the Dean Heritage Centre to name just a few. Tintern Abbey, Chepstow Castle and Chepstow Racecourse are all close by. Forest House is also well placed for guests attending weddings at the nearby Clearwell Castle.

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Chill out, catch up and connect in your very own Hotel in the centre of the Forest of Dean. Forest House was once the home of industrialist Robert Mushet, the inventor of Steel, and more recently has been run with love and care as a 4* Hotel by Barbara and Simon the owners who have now decided to offer it as a self catering holiday home.

If you love the Forest of Dean as much as we do you'd be hard put to find a better location from which to explore its wonders. The House is right in the centre of the lovely market town of Coleford, so you can walk to shops, pubs, restaurants and the Studio Cinema.

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