The Cottage, Upper Soudley in The Forest of Dean

The Cottage

Upper Soudley in The Forest Of Dean, Gloucestershire

The Cottage is set in the backwaters of Upper Soudley, a quiet village in the heart of The Royal Forest of Dean. The village is surrounded by woodland and a five minute walk in any direction will take you into the forest. This offers ideal holiday accommodation for those who want a quiet relaxing holiday.

Woodland walks and the local village pub The White Horse are less than a five minute walk away

The nearest village shop is approximately 1 mile away at Ruspidge, the nearest supermarket is 2 miles away in Cinderford.


The accommodation consists of:

Ground Floor
The Lounge and Dining Room

The lounge and dining room with woodland views, a double settee, colour TV, Video and DVD Player.

The Kitchen

A large fully fitted kitchen equipped with electric cooker, microwave oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, automatic washing machine and a tumble dryer.

The ground floor also has a pay phone and a w.c. with wash basin.

First Floor
Bedroom 1

Bedroom 1 has a double bed with duvet, sheets and covers, fitted wardrobes and dressing table. This room has woodland views

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 2 has twin beds with duvet, sheets and covers, wardrobe and a chest of drawers. This room has views of farmland and woodlands.

All beds are supplied with duvets, covers and sheets. Towels can be hired (details on request).

The Bathroom

The bathroom has a bath, wash basin, toilet and separate shower.

  • The cottage is heated by oil fired central heating.
  • The cottage has an adjoining garage and drive with off road parking for two cars.
  • The front garden is tastefully paved and has a frog pond; the rear garden has a lawn with patio
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Electricity, Wi-Fi and bed linen included in the price

Surrounding Area

Soudley ponds, nearby, are very scenic with beautiful forest walks and an abundance of wildlife.

The Dean Heritage Centre is located opposite the ponds and is well worth a visit. The rich history of The Royal Forest of Dean is recounted in various displays both indoors and outside, step back in time by visiting the Forest Miners Cottage. The Heritage Centre also has craft shop, nature trail and a cafe.

A scenic drive to the Wenchford Picnic Site is a must. On the way you drive through woodland rich in beauty and colour and pass by the remains of an old Roman Road. The picnic site is set in beautiful Oak Woodlands with a stream meandering nearby. The site has barbecues and picnic tables.

Access statement available on request

Please note that there is limited public transport available near the cottage.

It is recommended that you bring your own transport to gain the most from your holiday.