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County - Gloucestershire | Map
Tel code: 01594 | code search
Postcode: GL15 | code search
Population: 1200
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Folk Customs:
Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling
Cotswold Olimpick Shin-Kicking
Cranham Feast
Gloucesters Royal Lamprey Pie Gift
Marshfield Mummers
Pig Face Day
Randwick Wap
St Briavels Bread and Cheese Throwing
Tetbury Sack Race

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St Briavels is a charming rural village positioned within the stunning location of the Forest Of Dean, in the county of Gloucestershire, and is home to nearly seven hundred people. This ancient village nudges the borders of England and Wales and shelters behind an impressive moated Norman Castle which has played host to King John, Henry I and II, and it was also the administrative centre of the Royal Forest, today its more likely to welcome younger visitors as it is now a Youth Hostel. This historic village was renowned for its mining locally in Medieval times, and of course its forestry production supplying timbers for fleets of ships for the great explorers and sea farers across the centuries. Today's visitors will find a village shop for that everyday essential purchase, a post office, pub and traditional Inn, and there is also a delightful Farmers Market that offers something a little bit special. Visitors also have a chance to experience the beauty surrounding the village and the attractive stone and slate mellow cottages and houses which are positioned around the 11th Century church that is dedicated to St Mary the Virgin which looks out over the Valley and beyond.

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St Mary the Virgin

Doctor

Wye Valley Practice

Pub and Bar

Crown Inn
George Inn
Travellers Rest Inn

School

St Briavels Primary School

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Lindors Country House Hotel (0.74 miles)

Lindors Country House Hotel

Lindors is a charming 19th century property situated in the Welsh borders between Monmouth and Chepstow. It lies approximately one mile on the Coleford side of Bigsweir Bridge.The south front of the house looks down ... More | visit website

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Fairfield Guest House (2.07 miles)

Fairfield Guest House
Set in the heart of the beautiful Wye Valley, Fairfield Guest House offers 5star accommodation and meals and so much to see and do. Music, History – Tintern Abbey, Castles, Galleries, Golf, Hiking, Cycling, Canoeing, ... More | visit website
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Rookery Barn (2.36 miles)

Rookery Barn

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In an outstanding position on the edge of the Wye Valley, this recently converted barn commands panoramic views across the valley to the Black Mountains of Wales ... More

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Wyndham Arms Hotel (2.37 miles)

Wyndham Arms Hotel
The Wyndham Arms Hotel is in Clearwell, a quintessential old English village by the Royal Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire. The building itself dates back to the 13th century and boasts old oak beams, fireplaces ... More | visit website
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Tudor Farmhouse Hotel (2.37 miles)

Tudor Farmhouse Hotel

Tudor Farmhouse is an idyllic haven away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. A cosy, friendly 13th-century stone-built hotel in the centre of the historic village of Clearwell on the peaceful fringe of the Forest ... More | visit website

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Miners Country Inn & Restaurant (2.46 miles)

Miners Country Inn & Restaurant
The Miners Country Inn is a family run 'Free House' in the small village of Sling, in the glorious Forest of Dean. We have a friendly and welcoming atmosphere whether you just stop for a ... More | visit website
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Crown at Whitebrook (2.60 miles)

Crown at Whitebrook
Book Here The Crown at Whitebrook is a romantic auberge set in three acres of gardens and pasture at Whitebrook, a small village just 5 miles from Monmouth and one mile from the River ... More
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Parva Farmhouse Hotel (2.92 miles)

Parva Farmhouse Hotel
This small family run hotel, on the banks of the River Wye, in this "area of outstanding natural beauty", is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the many activities in the area.

Our 8 en-suite bedrooms, most ... More | visit website
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Wye Valley Hotel (2.92 miles)

Wye Valley Hotel

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Ideally placed between the historic towns of Monmouthshire and Chepstow. Tintern is in the heart of the Wye Valley, and all of the attractions it has to offer.
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Tintern Old Rectory (3.04 miles)

Tintern Old Rectory
Charming, gracious 4 star Bed & Breakfast overlooking the River Wye, on the main road of Tintern Village

Exquisite river views, old-world charm, warm hospitality, lovely ensuite rooms, sitting room,, croquet & garden areas, winter woodfires.

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