The Old Dairy, Poulton Court Farm, Awre, Newnham-on-Severn, Glos. GL14 1ES
Overlooking the tidal Severn Estuary, with Royal Forest of Dean as a backdrop.
How to get here: Awre is a quiet, agricultural village, on small lanes leading off the A48 Chepstow to Gloucester road. Rail access is to Lydney or Gloucester stations, with hourly bus service to Blakeney, where you would need to be met by host!
Nearest Town: Approx. halfway between Chepstow and Gloucester.
The beautiful Forest of Dean, with its breath-taking spring bluebells and wealth of wildlife, is alive with possibilities for outdoor adventure, including designated walks and family cycle trails (bike hire). Try your hand at Go Ape, caving trips in Clearwell limestone caves, descending a historic coalmine; or visit a Bird of Prey centre, Taurus Crafts, two excellent small local museums, Puzzlewood, the Climbing Wall, Dean Forest Railway, local potteries or the Sculpture Trail. See stunning views from Symonds Yat Rock. Explore Chepstow Castle, Tintern Abbey or try canoeing or a boat trip on the River Wye.
The interesting City of Bristol is 40 mins. by car, Gloucester with its Docks and seasonal Tall Ships Festival, 30 mins. away.
Blakeney village – 1 ½ miles – has Post Office, small shop, fish & chip shop and pub lunches.
Lydney – 4 miles – has good, basic, small-town shops & facilities, cafes, take-away restaurants, Tesco and Co-op.
Awre – ½ mile – has very welcoming Parish church: fortnightly community supper in Village Hall (this & all events postponed by Covid19)
This roomy barn conversion, newly finished to a high standard, has 2 en-suite bedrooms, double with shower wet-room, twin with bathroom; extra children may be accommodated – airbed/travel cot available. All bedding and towels provided (except baby linen), plus soap & toilet rolls. There is an additional shower room off entrance porch.
There is single-level stone flooring (underfloor heated) suitable for buggy or wheelchair, but no special facilities for disabled visitors. The main lounge/dining room has well-equipped kitchen area – incl. microwave oven, child’s highchair, dishwasher, tea towels,wood stove (in unlikely event of arctic conditions), comfortable seating, books, some games for small children, and TV/DVD rural-speed Broadband!
Utility room has small freezer, large sink, washing machine/dryer, drying rack, iron & board, plus limited indoor bike storage space.
This is a working farm, so there are usual farm hazards, very large vehicles etc., and nearby cattle.
Children are very welcome, but the property is integral to farmyard and only part-fenced, so area is not suitable for loose toddlers or unsupervised children; please accompany children when outside. Ample car parking space.
Owners’ small garden with seating available for play/barbecue etc.
New for 2021
£400 per week in low season October – March
£500 per week in high season April to September
Energy Provision: Electricity/heating included in price. Logs available if necessary
Available all year round.
Arrival and Departure times: Arrival from 4 pm, departure by 10 am
Booking arrangements: Usually Saturday to Saturday but open to negotiation.
Pets: Well- behaved dogs welcome. Must be restrained around livestock, please.
Contact the Owner
If you are interested in making a booking, or you would like further information, please get in touch using the following details:
Name: Peter and Elizabeth Clark
Phone Number: 01594 510249
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org