The Roost Glamping
Two sumptuous adults only, dog-friendly cedar cabins with a hot tub and luxuries galore, bespoke crafted and nestled in the magical Forest of Dean.
If you're ready for a break from life's hustle and bustle (and who isn't?), you'll find The Roost Glamping waiting for you with open arms.
Set within 2.5 enchanting acres of meadow in a Forest of Dean Special Area of Conservation, the two bespoke crafted cedar cabins - cosily named The Nook and The Nest - have been rated by The Sunday Telegraph as one of their top Great Cabin Getaways. The site is also a proud recipient of a Gold Award Certificate for 'Best New Business' in the South West England Tourism Excellence Awards and also starred in the BBC2 series 'My Unique B&B'. Rich in luxurious, snuggly detail, it isn't hard to understand why!
Better still, there's no need for puppy-dog eyes as you leave your best four-legged friend behind. Both cabins are dog-friendly, sleeping not only two adults, but two dogs.
(If you're worried that your dog might not be comfortable enough in your chosen cabin, perhaps its handmade doggy truckle bed and selection of treats will help to ease your mind!)
Individually styled and decorated, The Nook is furnished in tones of dusky pink and sage green, while The Nest sports cheerful mustard yellow and navy, to complement the rustic wooden furniture.
Both cabins allow you to make the most of the exceptional Great Outdoors, with huge, scenery-showcasing French windows, and a covered decking area complete with a Japanese soaking tub, to help you welcome the sunset in style.
Back inside, you'll find every last detail generously covered, from the fine Egyptian cotton linens on your kingsize bed, to the tasty homemade scones and jam you'll find awaiting your arrival... to get your break off to the perfect start, all you have to do is pop the kettle on.
(Not forgetting the fluffy bath robes and locally made toiletries... plus a charming kitchen area, equipped with all the utensils, pans and plates you could want.)
Snuggle up by the wood-burner by evening - you'll find plenty of wood and kindling to keep your cabin nice and toasty, as you break open a board game and get to know your loved one all over again. But if you prefer relaxing al fresco, you could always light the firepit, prepare the barbecue, and enjoy a glass of wine on the beautiful swinging loveseat instead!
After a sound night's sleep - and perhaps a lazy lie-in - in your downy bed, why not enjoy fresh-ground morning coffee on the decking, take an energising power shower, then get to know the local area a little better?
Your four-legged friend will love the abundance of walking trails to be found... and to make life easier, your cabin is gainfully equipped with an OS ranger map that will lead you in the direction of the very best.
There's a wealth of attraction and activities to explore, and the cabin's friendly owners have even created a handpicked guide of local places to eat, just in case you don't feel like cooking. It's yet another thoughtful feature in a stay that'll make you feel so well taken care of, you won't want to go home!
Things to note
Check in from 3:30 - 9pm, check out by 10am. Late check out available on request. Minimum 2-night stay mid-week, 3-night stay at weekends. If you are bringing your dog/s, there will be a small additional charge. Dogs are provided with a cosy bed, towels, bowls and a doggy treat. Please note that there are no TVs in the cabins but fast, reliable WiFi - great for streaming on your device.
Region: Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire
Cost (from): £139 per night
Sleeps: 2 per cabin
Bedrooms: 1 per cabin
Bathrooms: 1 per cabin
Minimum stay: 2 nights
Property ref: 1587
FacilitiesTwo bespoke crafted cedar cabins, each sleeps up to 2 adults and 2 dogs. Lounge area: 2-seater sofa, coffee table, Bluetooth speaker, Wi-Fi, wood-burning stove with wood and kindling, dining table and chairs. Kitchen area: induction hob, dishwasher, fridge, small freezer box, teapot, cafetiere, pots, pans, mugs, glasses, crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils (including BBQ tongs), aluminium foil, kitchen roll, dish cloth, drying up cloth, washing up brush, washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, olive oil, salt, pepper, vinegar, coffee, teas, rice, pasta, porridge oats, homemade scones with butter and jam. Bathroom: WC, walk-in power shower, fluffy bath robes, towels, handmade soap, toiletries, hairdryer. Bedroom: kingsize bed, luxury bedding and pillows, blankets. Handmade doggy truckle bed with blanket, doggy towel, dog food and water bowls, poo bags, treat. Decking area with seating, Japanese soaking tub. Firepit with barbecue equipment, handmade swinging loveseat.
Walking, cycling, swimming, canoeing, restaurants, pubs, cookery schools, woodland picnics, microbreweries.
At a glance
- Two bespoke crafted cedar cabins with outdoor decking and hot tub, privately secluded in 2.5 acres of meadow in the Forest of Dean.
- Each cabin sleeps two adults and two dogs in perfect comfort - your furry friend will even get their own handmade doggy truckle bed, treats and accessories!
- The cabins are self-contained, with their own kitchen facilities and a walk-in power shower. Robes and toiletries are provided, along with welcome treats including homemade scones and jam.
- The decking area features a Japanese soaking tub, and there is a private meadow area with a firepit for evening barbecues.
- Accrediations include Green Tourism Gold, Visit England Gold and Visit England Glamping.
- Additional treats can be ordered for your stay, including cakes and candles, teatime essentials, and locally produced goodies - just ask!
- There is plenty to see and do in the local area, including walking and cycling trails, activities, and local pubs and restaurants to relax in.