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Farm Accommodation 

We have two different places you can book for staying on the farm. 

Self Catering - Old Apple Store

We offer a 1 bed self catering cottage on the farm, the Old Apple Store. The cottage is very well maintained, has a private garden, well equipped kitchen and is all on one level thus very easy to access. 

B & B - Owl's Barn

We are able to provide a private section of the farmhouse for you to enjoy. You have your own entrance, twin bedroom, bathroom with shower and a private sitting room too. There is no kitchen, but a table top oven and hob, a kettle, toaster and a fridge freezer are provided so we hope you are set up enough to make your own breakfast or reheat an evening meal.  

Owl's Barn is predominantly available to those on a Coldcroft Shire horse experience or training. 

Local Area Information

Walking and Cycling Routes

Situated just north of the Forest of Dean, Coldcroft Farm has many routes within easy access. The Wysis Way crosses the farm for walking up to May Hill. For cycling we make an excellent accommodation for cycling the Newent Loop as we are so close to Newent. 

Outdoor Activities in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley

Aside from the walking, there are many other activities around the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley area including kayaking, canoeing, abseiling, rock climbing, mountain biking , horse riding, archery, lake and river fishing and golf courses. For full details, please see the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley tourist information site

Places to Visit

International Birds of Prey Centre - Newent Open every day from 1 February to 30 November with over 250 Birds of Prey

Carl Hester’s Yard Local Gold Medal Olympians Carl Hester MBE and Charlotte Dujardin OBE stable and train their horses in the local area.

Vineyards and Breweries

  • Three Choirs Vineyard & St Anne’s Vineyard – Newent

  • Westons Cider Visitor Centre - Much Marcle

  • Hillside Brewery – Longhope


Pubs & Restaurants in the Area

Glasshouse Inn:

The Glasshouse Inn is a charming red bricked pub in a picturesque spot on the slopes of May Hill surrounded by beautiful countryside. The Inn has been trading as a public house since 1891 and its strength lies firmly in its simplistic, unspoilt, almost timeless tradition.

The Red Hart:

A charming, old-fashioned village pub in Blaisdon. The Red Hart offers a good food at great prices, well kept real ales and has a good beer garden.

Kilcot Inn:

Emphasis is on tradition. We are a family owned, independent business, striving to always offer the very best. We are proud to offer locally sourced food with our own ‘twist.’ Real ales and ciders are balanced out with an interesting wine menu, focusing on quality and value.

Three Choirs Vineyard:

Delicious country classics and decadent plates designed around the seasons, the Brasserie serves the best of fresh ingredients, focusing on provenance. Enjoy a relaxing lunch or dinner in our ambient dining space with bespoke, eclectic decor.

Farmers Boy:

An Award-Winning 17th century Country Inn and Restaurant with an exceptionally warm welcome, home from home atmosphere, remarkably delicious food and a relaxing and comfortable stay. Set in a stunning countryside location. They are well known in these parts for our homemade pies, which are on our menu and available for takeaway.

Penny Farthing: 

17th century Bar and Restaurant which has recently been refurbished.
The Penny Farthing boasts many original features including exposed beams and brickwork with a historic central bar.
There is a large beer garden and play area with stunning views of the Black Mountains and Malvern Hills.

Moody Cow:

The perfect place to relax and enjoy superb food, drinks and hospitality in a delightful village setting.

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