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Idyllic Waterside Retreat With Forest Views

4.9/5 Exceptional

Entire cottage

1 bedroom2 bathroomsSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Barbecue grill

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDean Heritage Centre8 min drive
  • Popular LocationTaurus Crafts8 min drive
  • Popular LocationWenchford Picnic Site9 min drive
  • AirportBristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.)67 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4
592 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Common area
    1 sofa bed
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
    Combined shower/bath

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cottage to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Idyllic Waterside Retreat With Forest Views

Riverside Cottage with kitchen and balcony or patio
A beautiful charming & characterful detached single storey cottage in a stunning part of the Forest of Dean on the outskirts of Blakeney village. Workshop Cottage is nestled in a picturesque valley with its meandering brook and spectacular woodland backdrop. It offers the best of both worlds - the privacy and seclusion of a rural location, but with the convenience of being only a 15 minute walk from Blakeney village.

Recently converted to a very high standard with exposed stone work, oak beams & tasteful decor, Workshop Cottage is a beautifully appointed cottage in an idyllic location. Inside, the cottage is light, airy and spacious. The accommodation includes a king size bedroom with ensuite bathroom, open plan living including sofa bed, dining area, woodburning stove, TV and a fully equipped modern kitchen (oven, microwave, induction hob, dishwasher, fridge and washing machine/tumble dryer). The cottage has the benefit of fibre WiFi, Smart TV with Freeview and a bluetooth speaker system.

The cottage offers privacy, peace and quiet with beautiful views from the living, bedroom and kitchen areas overlooking the idyllic island gardens.

Outside, the cottage has its own private terrace by the brook and is surrounded by wildlife. The cottage also benefits from access and enjoyment of the island orchard and the sun loungers and summer gazebo.

The cottage has its own private patio area with charcoal BBQ and outdoor seating area, perfect for relaxing and eating alfresco. In addition to the private patio area, visitors also have full access to the ¾ acre island orchard and grounds the sun loungers and summer gazebo where you can relax by the babbling brook which meanders by. The grounds are shared with our shepherd hut which can booked together with the cottage to accommodate up to 6 people.

Workshop Cottage has its own parking place onsite.

During the winter months, the woodburning stove forms an integral part of the cottage's heating system in conjunction with radiators/underfloor heating.

Mobile reception varies depending on network.

Rooms open to balconies or patios. Kitchens offer fridges, microwaves and dishwashers. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Annette Waterhouse

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing
Property is kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
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About this area


Located in Blakeney, this cottage is in a rural area and on a river. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Forest of Dean and Wye Valley. Travelling with kids? Consider Chepstow Racecourse and Wenchford Picnic Site. Make sure you get close to the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Dean Heritage Centre - 8 min drive
  • Taurus Crafts - 8 min drive
  • Wenchford Picnic Site - 9 min drive
  • Littledean Jail - 13 min drive
  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre - 49 min drive

Getting around

  • Lydney Station - 8 min drive
  • Bristol International Airport (BRS) - 67 min drive


  • Saffron Balti - 7 min drive
  • The Ugly Duckling Country Restaurant - 7 min drive
  • Bengal Balti - 7 min drive
  • Rising Sun - 7 min drive
  • The Woodman - 9 min drive