Set in the ancient and beautiful Forest of Dean, where wild boar and deer roam free, The Dog…
The Mount Annexe
“A great location with fantastic access to explore the Forest and Symonds Yat” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
Set in an acre of beautiful, tranquil garden, with direct access to woodland opposite where an abundance of walks and cycle trails await, Mount Annexe provides the perfect rural retreat for a relaxing and peaceful break. Located between the rivers Severn and Wye in the stunning Forest of Dean, the property sleeps four people in two bedrooms, one of which is ensuite. With an open plan living, dining and kitchen area Mount Annexe is single storey, spacious and comfortable.
Facilities – at a glance
- Maximum occupancy: 4
- Total units: 1
- Private garden
- Linens provided
- Open all year
- Changeover day: Saturday
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About the area
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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