Whitemead Forest Park


Parkend, Gloucestershire

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Set in the magical Forest of Dean, Whitemead is the ultimate getaway for those wishing to combine a beautiful setting with spectacular facilities. Whitemead has a great range of accommodation to choose from, including glamping pods, apartments, cosy cabins and lodges, and caravan and camping pitches. Whichever you choose, you’ll have access to the park’s excellent facilities, including a restaurant, swimming pool and fully equipped gym - as well on-site activities and entertainment.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

4 Star Holiday Touring & Camping Park
Recommended for families
Recommended for walkers
Recommended for cyclists
Recommended for pets and their owners

Awards and ratings may only apply to specific accommodation units at this location.

Whitemead Forest Park
Parkend,LYDNEY,Gloucestershire,GL15 4LA


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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