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Hooks Barn

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A cute little barn, on the very edge of the Royal Forest of Dean
1 of 25A cute little barn, on the very edge of the Royal Forest of Dean
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Lea, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England
Hooks Barn is a recently converted ( Nov 2013 ) old cider barn on the very edge of the Forest of Dean. Situated in a quiet hamlet, just 4 miles out of the historic town of Ross On Wye. It has all home comforts and is a great base for visiting the area. Its a great place for a couple.

The Wye valley has been a holiday destination since the 1860's and there is plenty to see and do in the area. The Barn has central heating, and all you could need for a great self catering holiday. You have your own patio area with BBQ and also a private area withing the owners garden with great views of the surrounding countryside. There is also a covered outdoor area.

****PLEASE NOTE - HOOKS BARN IS TOTALLY NON SMOKING **** -if you are a smoker we request you book elsewhere
No Children. Adults only (over 21).Pets not allowed, but you should be aw...
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Listing #HL1432169
About the Owner
William W
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2014
Interaction with guests
We (William and Joan) live next door, and will be there to welcome you and show you around. We are also on hand to help if you have any problems. However we will not be bothering guests unless asked. Having said that, we are always happy to have a chat, or give some advice on places to visit/eat etc.
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

It was a great experience for me and my wife. We really enjoyed the stay. We came to celebrate my wife's birthday and it was well decorated by William and Joane. They are very helpful at any time and they guided some nice places to...More

Thank Ambassador745358
Management response:Responded 30 January 2018

Thank you. Glad you had a good time.

Reviewed 20 October 2017

A peaceful unspoilt and welcoming part of England reflected in the property. Great for autumn walks with the choice of riverside, forest, country paths, and places of interest to fill the days. Tintern Abbey is spectacular and within about 45mins drive. Friendly welcome at the...More

1  Thank WilmaCochrane
Management response:Responded 20 October 2017

Hi Wilma, thanks for the review, glad you had a good time. Best wishes William and Joan

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at Hooks Barn. Really nice hosts, Hooks Barn had everything we needed for our honeymoon and the view and surrounding area is beautiful. Plenty of walks to do around the area and local village with shops not far. We'd definitely...More

Thank Camper638433
Management response:Responded 25 June 2017

Thank you for the great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes, William and Joan

  • Alarm Clock
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Hooks Barn is strictly Non Smoking. Smoking not permitted anywhere on the property. Hooks Barn is a two person (double bed) accommodation. No other guests are allowed to stay...
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
We are on the very edge of the Forest Of Dean - theres a boundary marker from 1832, two yards from the front door. You can walk out onto our country lane and within five minutes be walking through forest. The garden overlooks fields with horses in. We get badgers in the garden at night. Owls hoot, woodpeckers drill, donkeys bray. The local pub (The Crown) is about a mile and a half away, and has an Indian restaurant attached.

The main part of the forest is a short car ride away and has brilliant cycle tracks, walking routes and a very popular 'Sculpture Trail'. Then theres Symond's Yat with its brilliant views, loads of castles and other places to visit.

The River Wye itself offers canoeing, and walking (next to it, not in it).
Getting around
You will need a car if you want to explore the area. Most stuff is within 10-15 miles and there is a wealth of different attractions that will easily keep you busy for a week.
( If you don't have a car, but just want to chill in the barn, that is possible - If you book for a week, we will pick you up from Gloucester station and bring you back via a supermarket mega shop.)
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Birmingham: 90.0 km
Railway: Gloucester: 20.0 km
We are just off the A40 about 4 miles from Ross On Wye. Full driving directions will be sent on before your visit.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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