Goodrich Castle

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    Single-storey stone cottage in Upper Lydbrook in the Forest of Dean, cosy and romantic retreat. Woodburner. Walks and cycle rides nearby. Ross-on-Wye 7 miles. (Ref. 18524)

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    Fabulous week in a beautiful cottage with our three dogs.

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    A cosy detached stone-built cottage in the village of Trellech. Situated in Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ideal for walking and cycling. Pet-friendly. Monmouth 6 miles. (Ref. 938052)

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    Jean and John were lovely hosts.

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    An idyllic couple's retreat, perfect for a romantic getaway close to the riverside market town of Monmouth. Close to award-winning restaurants. Nearby Wye Valley and easy access to Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons National Park. Monmouth 3 miles. (Ref. 930279)

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    We have stayed in some lovely places over the years.

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    This charming all ground floor barn conversion is in the pretty village of Whitchurch. With easy access to the Royal Forest of Dean and the River Wye, this is a fantastic base. Pet-friendly, enclosed garden, bike storage. Symonds Yat 1 mile. (Ref. 937758)

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    The cottage great very comfy had everything you need The owners so obliging really nice couple would go again .

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    A charming, upside down Gloucestershire cottage in a courtyard setting. Short walk to the thriving village of Newnham-on-Severn and The Royal Forest of Dean. Walks from the doorstep. Cinderford 4 miles. (Ref. 904108)

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    The cottage was really well equipped.

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    A spacious semi-detached house set near the village of Little Dewchurch. En-suite. Wye Valley AONB. Conservatory overlooking delightful garden. Accepts pets. (Ref. 969556)

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    A pretty cottage set in a courtyard setting in Elton, Gloucestershire in the grounds of the owner’s home. Smart TV, WiFi and enclosed garden. Newnham-on-Severn 2.5 miles. (Ref. 935411)

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    Very comfortable and well equipped cottage with helpful but unobtrusive hosts.

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    A superb all ground floor barn conversion with countryside views. Walks and bike rides from the door. In the Forest of Dean. Clearwell 5.5 miles. (Ref. 921012)

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    Excellent base to explore from, walk right from the cottage into the Forest of Dean.

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    A wonderful, barn conversion on the edge of the Forest of Dean in the village of Shortstanding. WiFi. Electric stove. Patio with furniture. On the edge of the Forest of Dean. Symonds Yat 6.5 miles. (Ref. 905720)

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    Arles Barn is a delightful and convenient holiday centre for exploring the Forest of Dean area.

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    A charming terraced cottage in the Wye Valley on the edge of the Forest of Dean. WiFi. Pet-friendly. Walks from the doorstep. Abundance of outdoor activities. Local pub via chain ferry! (Ref. 920651)

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Just show me cottages near Goodrich Castle

Given the seal of approval by the eminent 18th century poet William Wordsworth, you'll no doubt share the Romantic writer's sentiments when you visit Goodrich Castle on your next cottage holiday in Herefordshire. Entrenched on a high ridge overlooking the River Wye, Goodrich Castle proves to be an enchanting distraction from the beauty of the encompassing Symond's Yat valley. Explore this palatial ruin for yourself on your next cottage holiday, and unearth the romanticism which inspired Wordsworth to call Goodrich Castle 'the noblest ruin in Herefordshire'.

History and folklore aplenty at Goodrich Castle

There's nowhere better to spin a tall tale for the kids than on a day trip to Goodrich Castle. With its long history dating back to the 11th century, there's certainly a lot of riddles and folklore surrounding this ancient ruin. Embroil yourselves in the mystery of Goodrich as you scour the imposing keep for signs of the Irish chieftain, Goodrich's resident spectre, who, it has been told, still haunts the Great Tower to this day! Absorb some of Goodrich castle's history by introducing the kids to 'Roaring Meg', the infamous cannon which is thought to have sacked the castle in the English Civil War, before learning about the castle's notorious murder holes, whose grim usage needs no introduction! There really isn't a better place to get the kids enthused with history, so be sure to add a trip to Goodrich Castle to your next Herefordshire cottage holiday itinerary.

Goodrich Castle Opening Times

The English Heritage open Goodrich's ruinous keep to the public daily from 10am to 6pm, giving you plenty of time to get to grips with this archaic ruin. So prepare a picnic in the cosy cottage kitchen of your Herefordshire holiday home and look forward to a day of exploration and discovery in Goodrich Castle and the surrounding Symmond's Yat Valley- it really is the perfect daytrip for everyone!