Castlemain Mill Holiday Cottages
Located in the quiet country village of Parkend, Gloucestershire, Castlemain Mill Holiday Cottages are recently converted barns on the edge of the forest offering fully equipped self catering accommodation all year round.
Surrounded by the beautiful Forest of Dean, Parkend is home to the RSPB Nagshead Reserve and has a fantastic village shop/Post Office with cafe, two pubs offering excellent food, a cycle hire shop with cafe and is the last station for the Dean Forest Steam Railway.
These self catering cottages have been sympathetically renovated to a high standard by the owners who live in Castlemain Mill on the same site, Horse Gin and Castlerag are converted from workshops/stables and are among the earliest buildings in Parkend. They are named after old coal mines in the immediate vicinity as the main house was previously the offices of the Parkend Deep Navigation Collieries Ltd.
Both self catering cottages have fully fitted and well equipped kitchen including a full-size electric cooker with grill and ceramic hob, microwave and fridge/freezer. If you don’t want to cook there are 4 pubs serving good food within easy walking distance. The open plan dining and lounge area has a FreeSat TV/DVD.
Each cottage sleeps two in a quality Warren Evans double bed and has the option of converting the lounge futon into another comfortable double bed. There is also a large shower, toilet, wash basin, heated towel rail and LED illuminated mirror with shaver point.
Horse Gin has a mezzanine bedroom and downstairs wetroom whereas Castlerag is single storey with separate bedroom and ensuite shower room.
All bed linen and towels are provided. Individually controlled central heating and hot water are provided to each cottage.
Outside there is a private paved area with table and chairs, off road parking and a fantastic location.
A guest laundry contains a washing machine, tumble drier, ironing board, iron, clothes airer and outside washing line. All available at no extra charge.
Well behaved dogs are welcome.
Secure cycle storage – so bring your bike to explore the many cycle trails around. The nearest towns are Lydney and Coleford and the larger towns and cities of Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Chepstow, Gloucester and Monmouth are all easily reached for a day out.