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Oak Cottage Wyes Workshops

· St Briavels, Gloucestershire, England
4 acres hosted by Anna B.
4 glamping pitches
Private pitches
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Magical, secluded glamping in the Wye Valley, yards from the Offas Dyke trail

Traditional Yurt. Hideaway Hut. Camping Cabin. Gypsy Camp.

Each of these spaces have been created using upcycled materials, naturally made, as if they have magically grown out of their surroundings. They are on the edge of sunny dry stone walled paddocks, skirting the ancient mossy woodland that is Hudnalls nature reserve.

The spaces are designed for adults, secluded, each space has its own privacy. Peaceful, Self contained, we provide everything you need, for all weathers, so you can pack light.

Embrace the outdoors while nestled in your big warm bed, from which you can gaze at the tree canopy. Each accommodation, has a fully equip kitchen, a woodfired hot tub, open air hot shower, separate loo, breakfast included.

We are in an AONB, on the Offa’s Dyke Path, and Wye Valley ramble. So many Footpaths for you and your dog to explore. We provide maps and route to local pub.

Canoe the River Wye, mountain bike the Forest of Dean. Fill up with fresh air, daydream, listen to birdsong, forest bathe, gaze at the stars.

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68 Ratings · 55 reviews
Nicole S.recommends
May 4, 2024
Hideaway Hut on edge of woodland
Amazing glamping experience!
Amazing little cabin in the perfect setting tto make you forget the outside world. The hideaway hut was the best location of the three on the campsite to as it was at the end of the trail so the other guests didn't have to pass you to get to the yurt or the cabin. Anna was lovely and friendly and had some good knowledge of the area if you needed it. Would recommend to anyone as a great place to relax and unwind but not be too far from civilisation if you need it and the Brecon Beacons are not too far for some hiking and beautiful scenery.
Lydia P.recommends
April 16, 2024
Traditional Yurt in magical paddock
Magical Yurt in the Forest of Dean
Me and my two girls 7 and 10 stayed 2nights at Anna's magical woodland campground togther with our dog over the Easter Break and absolutly loved it. Despite the cold and wet weather the yurt was super cosy and warm with the woodburner going all the time and big enough for all for of us! The yurt and adjoining two cabins are beautifully designed, full of rustic charm and individual personality. Everything we needed for an easy and relaxing glamping experience was provided. Top hot shower and hot tub, great outdoor cooking facilities and nice compost loo! Anna and her family are lovely and super helpful and the surrounding landscape stunning! We will be back!
Kate V.recommends
April 16, 2024
Hideaway Hut on edge of woodland
Quiet getaway
We had a great weekend staying in the hut. Beautiful, quiet site, surrounded by gorgeous woodland. We did not want to come home and would love to return one day. The hut had everything we needed for a quiet weekend away from everyday life.
Emily F.recommends
April 12, 2024
Hideaway Hut on edge of woodland
Truly magical forest relaxation
The cabin is perfect, so so comfy and cosy, with lots of little personal touches that make it extra special. It’s right on the edge of ancient woodland so the sound of birdsong completely surrounds you. Anna is a wonderful host who came to our rescue and fixed the lights in the shower room ASAP. The compost loo is probably the most charming toilet I’ve ever seen! We booked the Shinrin Yoku Forest Bathing and it was brilliant - the 2 hours flew by and we were totally immersed in the forest and it’s healing energies. Can’t recommend the Hideaway Hut enough, it is truly magical and we would love to come back someday! Thank you for having us :)
Olga B.recommends
November 6, 2023
Traditional Yurt in magical paddock
Beautiful surroundings
Fantastic place, stunning surroundings and plenty of walks on your doorstep.We love the hot tub.
Lindsay K.recommends
October 22, 2023
Gypsy Caravan with bathhouse
Perfect break away
Anna's Gypsy caravan was the perfect break away. It was so quiet up there, all you could hear in the evenings was the wildlife and the rain, which was very relaxing. The land around the caravan was a beautiful walk, we even bumped into some deer! Waking up to the sound of roosters and seeing cows out your front door was something else. Would definitely go back
St Briavels, Gloucestershire, England, United KingdomTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Anna B.Joined in March 2021
From the host
Situated in an AONB on the edge of SSSI Hudnalls nature reserve an ancient woodland above the River Wye. Bordering the Royal Forest of Dean. Accommodation built to blend in with the natural wood and stone landscape. Get close to nature, observe trees and wildlife from the comfort of your warm, dry, bed. Come and relax for a breath of fresh air in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We are situated on the Offa's Dyke Footpath, above the Hudnalls Woodland. Quietly nestled among trees and dry stone walled paddocks. Above the River Wye. With no traffic noise or light pollution, you get to wake up to the dawn chorus, enjoy wildlife and birdsong by day, listen to owls and stargaze by night. Come fill up with fresh air, daydream, walk through the woods, and along the river. A wild natural space perfect for art, mountain biking, walks, and quiet contemplation. Dogs, humans and horses are all welcome.
Nearby attractions

Oak Cottage is situated on the Offas Dyke Path and the Wye Valley Ramble, so there are plenty of walking and cycling trails on your doorstep. Hire canoes for a day of adventure on the Wye (all hire outlets let you hire for half or full days and pick you up downstream, so you need only drift along with the current). Tintern is a 10-minute drive away, home to several pubs as well as a vineyard, brewery and the gothic Tintern Abbey in all its roofless beauty. If you’re a Netflix fan, you might also want to visit the main filming spots from Sex Education, all nearby – The house Otis lives in with his mum is just up the road from Oak Cottage and so is the corner shop they regularly visit; Anna will happily give you directions to both if you fancy trying your luck at getting a cameo role! And for the film buffs, the Forest of Dean is around a 20-minute drive away; J.K. Rowling lived here as a child, likely why it features in the film version of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, as well as other films like King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

Food and drink

The Miners (01594836632) in Sling is a 15-minute drive away; the gastropub has won lots of awards for their modern British food made from local produce and is made even better when paired with their servings of local ale. Owner, Steve, has worked with some of the best chefs in the country, and it shows. The oak-beamed Globe Inn (01594528300) in Alvington is under five minutes away in the car or a little more than a half-hour walk. It has a cosy log fire in winter and a good beer garden in summer. The Ostrich Inn (01594833260) in Clearwell takes around 20 minutes to reach. It's dog friendly and has a large walled garden and outdoor patios for enjoy the summer sunshine.

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