Holiday cottages and self-catering accommodation in Coleford
Explore our collection of holiday cottages in Coleford and you’ll soon see why this Gloucestershire town, close to the Welsh Borders, has so much to offer. For a getaway in the Forest of Dean or the Wye Valley, Coleford is the perfect base, whether you want to book a self-catering cottage for two, a family house or a property to suit a large group. This charming market town has a rich history, and is full of independent shops, a variety of pubs, cafes and restaurants and a fascinating railway museum. Stroll its picturesque Georgian streets and you may encounter one of the regular festivals, carnivals or live music events. This is also an accredited ‘Walkers are Welcome’ town, with numerous excellent hiking routes passing through Coleford or nearby.
Get out into the great outdoors in the Wye Valley, on foot or on the water – the River Wye offers more than 100 miles to paddle by canoe or kayak. Children will love magical Puzzlewood, just 1 mile from Coleford, where twisted trees create an otherworldly woodland, or you may wish to go underground at Clearwell Caves, 2 miles away, a vast natural cave system that has been mined for more than 4,500 years. The romantic ruins of Tintern Abbey are 10.5 miles away, and the busy market town of Monmouth is 6 miles, with Ross-on-Wye 10 miles and Chepstow 13 miles. This area has it all: for water sports or walking, retail therapy or gourmet food, take a look at our range of Coleford accommodation above and you'll soon be looking forward to a Wales holiday.