The Barn

Our self-catering accommodation / holiday cottage in the heart of The Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.


Here is a floor plan of our cosy cottage. As you can see it is spread over three separate levels.  Please be advised that the layout of this property is not suitable for wheelchair users.

We have included an approximate layout so that our prospective guests can get a better feel for the accommodation.


Woodland Barn has been sensitively converted from a stables and hayloft into a cosy cottage.  Access is from Littledean Hill Road on the outskirts of the town of Cinderford and the village of Littledean. There is a block paved driveway at the front of the property with space for two vehicles.    Woodland Barn is No Smoking throughout.  We welcome up to two dogs.


All bookings and enquires can be made by phone or e-mail, please see the Contact Us section for details.

The nearest bus stop is at the end of Littledean Hill Road. Woodland Barn is approx. half a mile away.

The main bus station is in Gloucester, our nearest city, which is fifteen miles away. There are two train stations; one in Gloucester and a smaller one in Lydney which is eight miles away. There are several taxi companies in the area.

Arrival and Car Parking Facilities

Parking is available for two vehicles on the driveway at the front of the barn.

Main Entrance

There is a front door from the driveway leading directly into the kitchen which is located on the first floor.  We have self check-in and use a key safe that is located by the front door.

Public areas

All walls are magnolia with Oak flooring in the bedrooms and tiles in the lounge, main bathroom and kitchen. There is a spacious corner suite and a comfy chair with reading lamp.  There is a solid oak dining table that is expandable with six chairs, a coffee table, a flat screen TV equipped with built in DVD player and SKY TV and a midi system with an i-pod docking station.  There is a  large selection of movies and CD’s.


The kitchen is on the first floor and has been fitted to the highest standard. The kitchen units are oak finish in a modern design and the work surfaces are solid granite in a black with gold fleck finish. It is furnished with all the mod-cons; fridge with freezer compartment, electric oven and a stylish induction hob, microwave, kettle, toaster and dishwasher. The kitchen is completed with top end crockery, glassware, pans, ovenware, cutlery, and utensils.


There is a washing machine / condenser dryer in the kitchen and a clothes horse in the cupboard by the stairs.

Leisure Facilities

There are no leisure facilities on site but there is a Sports Centre and public woodland approximately five minutes walk away.

Clubs and Entertainment

There is no entertainment on site but there are several pubs, restaurants and a cinema within walking distance.

Bedroom and Sleeping Areas

There are two bedrooms. They are on the second floor. The walls are magnolia with Oak flooring. Both rooms have a flat screen TV with built in DVD player and Freeview and the windows have fitted blinds.

The master bedroom is equipped with a double bed, a bedside table and lamp either side of the bed, with a wardrobe and chest of drawers. There is an en-suite with magnolia walls and a tiled floor. It has a shower, toilet and hand basin.

The second bedroom has twin beds and is equipped with a shared bedside table and lamp, a built in wardrobe and a chest of drawers.

Family Bathroom

The bathroom is on the first floor next to the kitchen. There is a bath with shower attachment, WC, washbasin and a mirror.

Grounds and Garden

There is a paved driveway to the front of the property. Large Patio and grassed area to the back of the property. Guests are welcome to sit in the garden and utilise the garden furniture and enjoy the barbeque.

The private hot tub is available exclusively for our guests all year around.

Additional Information

Light switches / power points are at standard heights. Mobile phone reception and a wifi network are available, as well as Smart TV, Freeview & Humax