Where to stay

Lots of accommodation options in the Forest of Dean

Visiting the Forest of Dean

If you’re coming from elsewhere for your float experience, the magic of the Forest of Dean awaits you!

This really is an amazing place.  There’s loads to see and do and outdoor activities aplenty, as we explored on our page about the Forest of Dean.

Where to stay in the Forest of Dean

We recommend taking at least a few days to explore the area and make the most of what’s available, in which case you’ll need somewhere to stay.

There’s a really wide variety of lovely places on offer, with something to suit all requirements and budgets. From camping and glamping, B&Bs and self-catering cottages or hotels, providing for big groups or small ones, the Forest of Dean has it all. And if you’d like to bring your dog, there are plenty of options for them too.

Here are just a few options…

Deanfield Guest Accommodation, Parkend

“We are a 4 star, Visit England Silver bed & breakfast situated in the village of Parkend, 1.5 miles away from the unique ‘Float in the Forest’.  Our en-suite accommodation is perfectly situated, surrounded by cycle & walking trails and the Nagshead Nature Reserve. We have enclosed parking for all guests and secure cycle storage.  Picturesque Parkend has a post office, cafes, cricket green, pubs with restaurants, shops and cycle hire. Dean Forest Railway runs to our unspoilt village.  Add all this to the award winning Deanfield breakfast and you have the perfect start to your day.”   Find out more on the Deanfield website and please mention Float in the Forest when you stay there!

Perry Pear cottage, Mitcheldean

“Converted from an old outbuilding ‘where the cider mill donkey once lived’.  Views from every window and a cosy wood burner for the winter.”  

Find out more on the Perry Pear cottage website and please mention Float in the Forest when you stay there!

George cottage, Mitcheldean

“George cottage is a delightful, cosy holiday cottage, filled with books, quirky art and eclectic furniture. It has a private garden with seating, hot tub, firepit, BBQ and outdoor wood-fired sauna. Sleeping up to seven guests, the cottage is perfectly located in Mitcheldean, a quiet rural village close to all amenities but right in the heart of the beautiful Forest of Dean. It is ideal for those wanting to enjoy outdoor activities, water sports and local attractions but close enough to explore the local towns of Hay-on-Wye, Ross-on-Wye & Monmouth. ”   Find out more on the George cottage website and please mention Float in the Forest when you stay there!

Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism Association website to find out the latest information and many more options for places to stay.

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