A great base for family and friends
A truely unique destination
A warm welcome to all that come and stay
A magial alfresco dining experience
The former bull pen converted into the kitchen
Cook up a treat on the fitted range
Both traditional and charming
The perfect place for planning a days exploring
Relax in front of the open fire
Dine like kings with high backed wooden chairs
Traditional comfort and style
Curl up in the snug and enjoy a good film
Traditional style throughout the cottage
Enjoy a good nights sleep in the double bedroom
Enjoy a morning shower
A cosy twin with style
A twin room with great views
A traditional wooden sideboard makes a perfect drinks bar
Sit and relax and enjoy a coffee in the kitchen
Climb the steps to take a soak in this bath with garden view
A contemporary walk in shower with traditional twist
An eclectic style throughout the rooms
A twin room perfect for children with a day bed
The white bed linen blends beautifully with the wooden latch doors
Everything you may need for your pooch
Anyone for tennis
Travel back in time in the tardis
View towards the Bull Pen
Your very own centre court with private BBQ area
A great spot for everyone to get together
There is always something that will catch your eye
1 / 31  A great base for family and friends
2 / 31  A truely unique destination
3 / 31  A warm welcome to all that come and stay
4 / 31  A magial alfresco dining experience
5 / 31  The former bull pen converted into the kitchen
6 / 31  Cook up a treat on the fitted range
7 / 31  Both traditional and charming
8 / 31  The perfect place for planning a days exploring
9 / 31  Relax in front of the open fire
10 / 31  Dine like kings with high backed wooden chairs
11 / 31  Traditional comfort and style
12 / 31  Curl up in the snug and enjoy a good film
13 / 31  Traditional style throughout the cottage
14 / 31  Enjoy a good nights sleep in the double bedroom
15 / 31  Enjoy a morning shower
16 / 31  A cosy twin with style
17 / 31  A twin room with great views
18 / 31  A traditional wooden sideboard makes a perfect drinks bar
19 / 31  Sit and relax and enjoy a coffee in the kitchen
20 / 31  Climb the steps to take a soak in this bath with garden view
21 / 31  A contemporary walk in shower with traditional twist
22 / 31  An eclectic style throughout the rooms
23 / 31  A twin room perfect for children with a day bed
24 / 31  The white bed linen blends beautifully with the wooden latch doors
25 / 31  Everything you may need for your pooch
26 / 31  Anyone for tennis
27 / 31  Travel back in time in the tardis
28 / 31  View towards the Bull Pen
29 / 31  Your very own centre court with private BBQ area
30 / 31  A great spot for everyone to get together
31 / 31  There is always something that will catch your eye

Blistors Farm - The Bull Pen,

Coleford (4mls SE), Forest of Dean
Sleeps 9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
4
star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Tennis Court
Quirky
Rustic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • The perfect base for exploring the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley
  • Enjoy the secluded gardens and private hot tub
  • Relax with friends in front of the inviting open fire
  • Take a stroll through the surrounding gardens
  • Former cowshed simply brimming with character and charm
  • Enjoy a celebration whatever the time of year
Property code: 55969

This traditional barn enjoys a peaceful location set within a cluster of cottages creating the perfect bolt hole for family and friends to enjoy, steeped in history and original features that will simply take your breath away.

Peacefully tucked away in the heart of the Forest, this truly unique property is conveniently nestled in a prominent position overlooking the valley, you are well placed within the fringes of the traditional working village of Bream, well served with a traditional village pub, and two convenience stores. An absolute haven for fun seekers with easy access to the cycle trails and down-hill courses that will test the best of mountain bikers, abseiling and caving at Symonds Yat rock, canoeing and a high wire rope course. No matter what the time of year you will be spoilt for choice with a vibrant events calendar, with food festivals to include Abergavenny and Forest Showcase festival, and many of the smaller villages hosting music festivals throughout the summer months. Not forgetting the Hay-on-Wye festival and Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Take in the peace and tranquillity as you arrive at the front door of the converted bull pen, stepping into the porch where you are invited to leave your muddy boots behind. The kitchen forms part of the original bull pen and is brimming with original wooden beams and is well-equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. A breakfast table takes centre stage and is the perfect base for planning the day ahead. There is a utility room with washing machine and room for dogs to dry off, along with a shower and WC. Step into the lounge which is warm and welcoming with an open fire, cosy sofas, exposed beams and TV/DVD. This area opens onto the dining room where a large wooden table with solid wooden chairs takes centre stage ready for any celebration meal. There is access from the dining room to a snug with TV and sofa bed for occasional guests. When it’s time to say goodnight climb the stairs where you will find a further double with en-suite shower room and WC, two super-king-size zip-and-link bedrooms (which can be made up as twins on request) and a twin room with single day bed. Lastly there is a bathroom with shower over bath and WC on this floor.

The cottage is surrounded by mature gardens where you will find a table and chairs with BBQ for dining and a number of benches where you can enjoy the summer sun. After a day of exploring why not relax in your own hot tub or try your hand at star gazing. There is also an enclosed area for dogs, a tennis court and secure bicycle storage and washing facilities. There is off-road parking for five cars.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • 4 bedrooms – 1 double, 2 super-king-zip-and-link (which can be made into a twins on request) and 1 twin with single day bed
  • 1 bathroom and 1 en-suite shower room, 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility room with washing machine
  • Private hot tub
  • Tennis court
  • Open fire(first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 5 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Pub and shop within walking distance 
  • Secure bicycle storage available
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • BBQ available

This property joined our collection in 2017 and is managed by Beth.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 5 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.2
Overall equipment
4.6
Overall comfort
4.6
Overall location
4.8

Reviewed by Sarah, 24th August 2018

Such a fantastic place to stay!! We had a really great time over the bank holiday weekend and could have stayed much longer without getting bored. The tennis courts with rackets and balls provided were perfect, great snooker room, hot tub was amazing. Cottage is ideal size and well equipped, easily enough room for 9 adults. Really warm welcome. LotRead mores to do in the area; canoing, kayaking, crazy golf, runs, walks... Would hugely recommend!! Hide

Reviewed by Jayne, 10th August 2018

We were a party of 6 adults 3 children 2 babies and 2 dogs ,,,, each and every one of us were catered for so well - nothing was too much trouble for Louise and Frank ,,,, such a lovely place and Id gladly live there all year round !!! Thank you so much Louise and Frank for letting us stay in your lovely property.

Reviewed by Louise, 3rd August 2018

Great house very quirky and old fashioned but had everything I needed. The owners were amazing and made every effort to help and provide for us. Great place great holiday! Hot tub was brill very secluded - we loved it and so did the dog! Kids loved the tennis court. We would recommend.

Reviewed by Nicholas, 27th July 2018

Wonderful, peaceful, characterful old cottage with easy access to lots of interesting places and attractions. Hot tub and tennis court were in constant use too!

Reviewed by Caroline, 4th May 2018

We highly recommend this fabulous cottage. Louise couldn't have done any more to make our stay more comfortable, providing cots and play mats for our babies and even delivering an ice bucket as we sat drinking on a sunny afternoon. Great value for money in a beautiful secluded setting. The only reason for the 4 star for location is that you need toRead more drive to local attractions. No problem for us as we had a food delivery on Fri and were happy with hot tub, sunshine and tennis court until Monday! Hide

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A great base for family and friends
A truely unique destination
A warm welcome to all that come and stay
A magial alfresco dining experience
The former bull pen converted into the kitchen
Cook up a treat on the fitted range
Both traditional and charming
The perfect place for planning a days exploring
Relax in front of the open fire
Dine like kings with high backed wooden chairs
Traditional comfort and style
Show 19 moreCurl up in the snug and enjoy a good film

Location

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1/3 Deposit

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