Deanfield

“In the Forest of Dean” - VisitEngland Assessor

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Parkend, Gloucestershire

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Known for its ‘special’ breakfasts, Deanfield was originally the village quarrymaster’s house. Today it’s surrounded by cycle and walking trails and the RSPB’s Nagshead Nature Reserve. Deanfield’s near neighbour is The Woodman Inn and across the cricket green is The Fountain Inn, both with restaurants. You may see wild boar in the forest, so treat them with respect.

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Deanfield
Deanfield, Folly Road, Parkend, LYDNEY, Gloucestershire, GL15 4JF
Phone : 01594 562256

About the area

Discover Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is home to a variety of landscapes. The Cotswolds, a region of gentle hills, valleys and gem-like villages, roll through the county. To their west is the Severn Plain, watered by Britain’s longest river, and characterised by orchards and farms marked out by hedgerows that blaze with mayflower in the spring, and beyond the Severn are the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley.

Throughout the county you are never far away from the past. Neolithic burial chambers are widespread, and so too are the remains of Roman villas, many of which retain the fine mosaic work produced by Cirencester workshops. There are several examples of Saxon building, while in the Stroud valleys abandoned mills and canals are the mark left by the Industrial Revolution. Gloucestershire has always been known for its abbeys, but most of them have disappeared or lie in ruins. However, few counties can equal the churches that remain here. These are many and diverse, from the ‘wool’ churches in Chipping Campden and Northleach, to the cathedral at Gloucester, the abbey church at Tewkesbury or remote St Mary’s, standing alone near Dymock.

 

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