In association with
Sykes Cottages
Icon/Navigation/Chevron/Left Back to search

3 people have recently viewed this property

1 of 13 View Image Gallery
  • Church Road Annexe - Cotswolds - 1014199 - photo 1

Church Road Annexe

(Ref. 1014199)

Cinderford, Gloucestershire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

Accuracy of the listing
Facilities and Maintenance
  • All reviews
  • forest (19)
  • dog (18)
  • lovely (18)
  • dean (16)
  • location (15)
  • everything (14)

38 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely apartment with everything you need to hand."

    Lots to do in the area. Some good walks from the door, especially up to Littledean Road which has amazing views of the Severn Valley. We hope to return.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0May 2024

  • "Helen and Jeremy were very welcoming and helpful."

    The location is perfect and less than a 10 minute drive to various walks in the forest of Dean which was perfect for me and my dog Max. my only negative feedback would be that although it was generally clean the attention to detail on the cleaning was not there, however this wouldn't stop me staying again in the future. I'm already looking at booking again this year :)

    Thank you for your feedback Leanne. We are very sorry to hear that the cleaning was not up to our usual high standards. I would be very grateful if you could be more specific on what was not cleaned properly and I will look into it as we always check the Annexe after the cleaner has been in. We will look forward to seeing you again soon. Helen & Jeremy Charlton-Wright. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Leanne4.4May 2024

  • "We spent Christmas in the annexe and had a lovely, relaxing week staying there."

    The weather was bad so we spent a lot of time in the annexe and were very comfortable. The weather did allow us one day walking in the Forest where we followed the Sculpture Trail and we had a lovely meal in the White Heart another day. Helen and Jeremy were very helpful, making sure we knew how to work the cooker, etc. Lovely, comfy, firm bed. Our dog enjoyed playing with one or two treats they left for her before eating them. She is small and thinks larger treats are toys.

    Reviewed by Alice5.0Dec 2023

  • "This was the perfect spot for me and my two spaniels to explore the forest of Dean."

    Ground floor location with every thing we needed down to the doggie treats and the enclosed area for the dogs to escape outside to occasionally. Helen and Jeremy were perfect, being friendly Ann accessible living above the property, but leaving me to myself at the right times. Brilliant find

    Thank you very much for your lovely words and we hope you’ll visit us again sometime. Helen & Jeremy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Dec 2023

  • "Can’t fault it."

    Everything you need for a few days away from home.

    Thank you very much for your kind feedback and hope to see you again soon. Helen & Jeremy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gail5.0Sep 2023

  • "Very clean property with one of the best equipped kitchens we have seen."

    Lack of natural light because of the design of the building but plenty of ceiling lights helped to make up for that. Doggy treats & bowls provided which was useful as we forgot ours! Owners friendly & helpful but not intrusive

    Thank you so much for your kind feedback and hope you'll visit us again soon. Helen & Jeremy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sheila4.4Aug 2023

  • "Had a lovely weekend away nice cozy property easy access to Forest of Dean."

    Very nice owners didn’t find the bed very comfortable but we do suffer with our backs.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Aug 2023

  • "Very happy with the place it had everything I needed."

    Very comfortable and quiet.loved the treats they left for us and my dog. There was some lovely walks,and the view from the gate was amazing

    Thank you very much for your lovely comments and hope to see you again soon. Helen & Jeremy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Aug 2023

  • "We enjoyed our stay and the hosts were very welcoming."

    The property provided everything we needed for our stay, in a beautiful location.

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Jun 2023

  • "Great little place to stay with some lovely touches (cider and Welsh cakes for us."

    Chews and biscuits for the dog!). Didn’t seem much in the town but ideal location to explore a beautiful part of the country.

    Reviewed by Stuart4.4Jun 2023

  • "Jeremy and Helen most welcoming."

    Annexe is ideal for 2 and is safe for a dog which was useful. Location is an excellent base for exploring nearby Forest of Dean.

    Reviewed by Neil5.0May 2023

  • "Our stay in the Annexe was very comfortable we had everything we needed for our weeks holiday, the Annexe was clean and in a good location we had a parking space which was just for the Annexe guests."

    We enjoyed our stay and will certainly be planning to go again.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0May 2023

  • "Has a wonderful stay and the hosts made us feel very welcomed."

    The cottage is everything you need for your stay. Lots of useful information of what to do . They even caterer for your dog with beds, bowls and treats. Such a lovely touch. Would stay again if we were to visit the area again.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0May 2023

  • "Owners were lovely, friendly but not intrusive."

    Outside space for the dog was secure with room to sit outside and enjoy a drink. Location to the Forest of Dean was fantastic with easy access to the road network for the other areas we visited.

    Reviewed by Wilkinson4.7Apr 2023

  • "Where to start?"

    The annex is so well thought through with everything you could possibly need, even our 2 dogs were catered for with treats and toys to play with. It has a very safe outside space so you can relax knowing that your furbabies can't wonder off. It also has sky TV and movies for in the evenings after a long day exploring. It's within 5mins drive to a beautiful aboretum that you can leave your dogs of lead to run free but safe. There are pubs around but we didn't make it out in the evenings to tired! We did visit Tintern Abbey and there was a beautiful family-friendly and dog friendly pub there also in the little village craft centre. Anyway we would definitely stay with Helen and Jeremy again as they're brilliant hosts who even left us Cider and welsh cakes!

    Reviewed by Rhian5.0Apr 2023

  • "Helen and Jeremy met us as we drove in and made us most welcome."

    We viewed the property and were extremely impressed with the cleanliness and the high standard of equipment and fittings. The bedroom was warm and comfortable, the dining room/sitting room was well furnished (the leather sofa is being replaced) the toilet/shower room and kitchenette were more than adequate. To sum up, Clean, Warm, Comfortable and the owners could not have been more kind.

    Reviewed by Ivor4.7Apr 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at the Annexe."

    It was clean and comfortable with a well equipped kitchen. Everything we needed for our week in the Forest of Dean. A small seating area outside to relax and enjoy the view. We can't comment about dog facilities as we didn't use them . We only met the hosts,Helen and Jeremy on the last two days as they were away but they were very friendly. The welcome gift of Welsh cakes and cider was much appreciated. There's plenty to do in the area without travelling too far. Lovely walks close by, Chepstow, Monmouth, Ross on Wye a number of castles and Dean Forest railway . Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Aug 2022

  • "Surpassed our expectations."

    Location of the property in Cinderford was ideal for exploring the Forest of Dean, the Wye Valley and the Cotswolds. The property was exceptionally clean and the hosts Jeremy & Helen were always on hand. The little "treats" were much appreciated: Milk & Cider in the fridge when we arrived. Also Welsh Cakes. Our dog loved the "doggy" corner. Treats and toys. Would certainly recommend. - Karen, Chris & "Diesel" (Horwich, Bolton.)

    Thank you so much for all your lovely comments. We are very happy that you all had a great holiday exploring the areas around us and enjoyed the comfort of the annexe and we hope you will come again soon. Helen & Jeremy and Alfie Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Jul 2022

  • "Just spent an enjoyable week at the annexe."

    Helen and Jeremy were very attentive hosts without being intrusive. Our dog , Winnie , was grateful for the thoughtful treats left for her, as were we for the human gifts (milk, Welsh cakes, & cider). The annexe is well situated for day trips out, amongst our favourites were Bourton on the Water in the Cotswolds, Abergavenny in wales and Redrook on the English/Welsh border. We would definitely recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Gail5.0Jun 2022

  • "We had to leave early because I became unwell."

    The couple who own the annex are very friendly and helpful without being intrusive. The cottage is ideal for 2 for a week and close to the Forest of Dean which is beautiful. Also just a 10 minute drive away is a lovely hotel called The Speech House which we visited twice in our short stay, once for coffee and cake taken in the Orangery and one evening for a relaxing pint. Highly recommended as it is a lovely old building with very friendly staff. There are several good places to visit such as Ross on Wye, Monmouth and Gloucester. We also visited tbe beautiful church of St. Mary's in Fownhope for their flower festival, which was an absolute delight. Three small negatives regarding the cottage. I have a very limited diet so take all my own food on holiday and there is no cupboard in the small kitchen to store food. A good fridge freezer and cooker and everything else one needs but a food cupboard would help. The shower would gradually fill with water because the hair trap needed cleaning. And Cinderford is a narrow, hilly town so driving can be difficult and finding the cottage on arrival was a bit difficult but was overcome by phoning the owner. Don't let it put you off though as the small garden is ideal for relaxing in and it has beautiful views.

    Thank you Diane for your feedback. Jeremy and I hope you feeling better and we're sorry you had to leave earlier than expected. We have decided to remove the Coffee percolator out of one of the small 3/4 cupboards that are available to use for food items. My cleaner is aware to ensure the shower plug is clean at all times as we try to keep to a high standard and this will be addressed. Many thanks Helen & Jeremy Property Owner

    Reviewed by Diane3.8Jun 2022

  • "A lovely base for our stay, exactly as described, well equipped and dog friendly with easy access."

    Helen and Jeremy were very welcoming and helpful. We just found the bed a bit on the low side but no major issues, in fact the duvet was actually generous in size. Many thanks for a restful week.

    Reviewed by Joy4.7Jun 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the annexe,the Jeremy and Helen were so welcoming and helpful and it was a perfect base for so many places of interest as well as having everything you needed on the doorstep!"

    Reviewed by Melanie5.0May 2022

  • "Absolutely wonderful stay!"

    And really lovely hosts too

    Reviewed by Rosie5.0Apr 2022

  • "We found the property to be very cosy and clean."

    It was very well appointed having everything you would need for a lovely break away. The power shower was the best we have ever experienced. The little extras such as the ciders, water bottles, milk, tea, coffee and biscuits were also a bonus. The little extras for the dog, such as, a chew, dog biscuits, poo bags, toys and a bed, were also an added bonus. The location was great, being a short drive to various attractions and walks within the Forest of Dean. We had a lovely meal in the White Hart Inn just down the road from the property. Finally, the owner Jeremy, greeted us warmly and made sure we understood how to operate all the appliances, such as the SkyQ box, heating and oven, etc. All in all, we had a great stay and would highly recommend it.Thank you.

    Thank you Jackie for your lovely feedback and you had a lovely stay. We hope to see you again in the near future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0Apr 2022

  • "The hosts had thought of everything you need to enjoy your holiday, there was even toys and treats for the dog."

    The annex was situated in a central position to visit the area.

    Reviewed by Yvonne5.0Oct 2021

  • "We enjoyed our stay, the owners came to meet us, and were very nice."

    We thought the accommodation was very well laid out and very well kept. The accommodation was also well equipped. Personally, I would be replacing the sofa, as the seats are very low, also the mattress, as it is on the verge of uncomfortable. I would recommend this accommodation.

    Reviewed by Gary4.7Aug 2021

  • "The town itself is rather tired however very convenient to other places , The ..."

    The town itself is rather tired however very convenient to other places , The speech house do lovely meals and sandwiches etc also dog friendly

    Reviewed by Jayne5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely little cottage with everything you would need."

    Lovely area with Forest of Dean close by to take your dogs for lovely walks. Beautiful part of the UK too lovely scenery and just perfect.

    Reviewed by Antony4.7Jul 2021

  • "Lovely place ideal for Forest of Dean walks and activities."

    Friendly warm welcome and extremely well equipped accommodation.

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Jun 2021

  • "Although the Annex was small, it was well equipped and was in an ideal location for travelling to local attractions."

    The hosts were extremely helpful and welcoming, they even left biscuits and drinks in addition to milk etc. They gave advice on places to visit and the Annex in had many leaflets on places to visit. . As it was Jeremy.'s birthday, they also invited us to his party. They couldn't have done more. Excellent!

    Reviewed by Mac5.0Jun 2021

  • "Great location for the Forest of Dean and into Wales."

    Hosts very welcoming and friendly with good knowledge and recommendations of places to visit and where to eat. Lovely extra touches from the host - cider and Welsh cakes, plus milk in fridge and biscuits for the dog. Most enjoyable.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Jun 2021

  • "Good cottage in central location."

    Large enough for the two of us & two yorkies. Weather was fab and it was nice to be able to enjoy it in the garden on an evening The town looked a bit tired but there was certainly plenty to do within short drives. Good walks

    Reviewed by Simon4.4May 2021

  • "Lovely bright little flat with every convenience and quality furniture."

    Parking excellent. Very high standard of cleanliness and comfort. Location in the town with easy access to the Forest of Dean and other delightful places. Did not want to leave!

    Reviewed by Ellen5.0Apr 2021

  • "We enjoyed our stay in The Annexe, very clean and comfortable."

    Sky tv was appreciated as was able to watch films etc., also lots of leaflets on local attractions. We didn't have to travel far to enjoy the Forest of Dean as everything was near by Beechenhurst Forest , Mallards Pike Lake, Westbury Court Garden, Symonds Yat. Helen and Jeremy the owners were very helpful and gave us lots of information about the area around us, the welcome pack was an added bonus, It was a very relaxing place to stay.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Oct 2020

  • "Ideally placed for what we wanted to do."

    Beautiful view of the Forest of Dean. Very knowledgeable owners.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Sep 2020

  • "Clean comfortable property with all the facilities that could possibly be required for a short break."

    Outside patio areas an added bonus as lovely sun trap and very comfortable and peaceful. Location of property although in an urban area is perfect for quick, easy access to plenty of walks in the Forest and walking distance to shops, restaurants and take-aways. Owners hospitality and advice on the local area was second to none. Really dog friendly property, made us all feel welcome. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Marie4.7Sep 2020

  • "Good clean accommodation but immediate vicinity very urban."

    Garden was lacking privacy as it is more of a driveway with a couple of patio areas. However view of forest from it is very good.

    Reviewed by Jonathan4.1Aug 2020

  • "Cottage in good location for visiting Forest of Dean, Wye Valley and surrounding areas of Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire."

    Owners friendly and helpful. Nice welcome pack on arrival. Dog friendly. TV with Sky Q box, wi fi and mobile signal. Small patio with seating area.

    Reviewed by Vivien4.7Mar 2020

Show more Hide all


  • All-ground-floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x double
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Sky, DVD player, CD player, a selection of games, puzzles and DVDs and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Front lawn, gravelled and patio areas with furniture and barbecue
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 and pub 0.01 miles
  • Note: The owners live above the property and are on-hand if you require any assistance

The property

Church Road Annexe is a wonderful ground-floor annexe apartment nestled in the small town of Cinderford, in Gloucestershire.

The cottage provides a light, airy and extremely welcoming accommodation, set across one floor.

Inside, you will discover an open-plan living space, where you can look forward to relaxing whilst catching up with your favourite shows, or enjoying a movie night, or family game night.

The compact kitchen has a lovely set of wooden units and sleek black worktops, providing plenty of appliances so you can rustle up some delicious meals, to be enjoyed at the dining table over a well-deserved glass of wine.

Once the evening draws to a close, retire to the double bedroom for some much needed rest for the day's ahead, with a deluxe shower room to support.

To the front of the property is a spacious garden with plenty of seating to dine alfresco or simply enjoy a refreshing beverage.

The popular town of Cinderford is an excellent base for touring this wonderful part of Gloucestershire, and is within driving distance of the thriving city of Gloucester and the town of Cheltenham, for many popular attractions.

If you don't fancy cooking one evening, make sure to sample one of their traditional pubs and restaurants for that fine dining experience.

If you drive just 10 minutes away you could also dine at Speech House, A 17th Century Hunting Lodge used by King Charles 1, which is idyllically set in the heart of the Forest Of Dean.

Situated on the eastern fringes of the Forest of Dean, you can access many country walks and cycling opportunities, with stunning panoramic views surrounding as well as Beechenhurst in the Forest of Dean and thr Dean Forest Railway for steam enthusiasts.

If you're the sporty type, then you will delight in some nearby mountain biking, golfing and watersports such as fishing and boating.

Make sure to visit Monmouth, Chepstow, the Cotswolds AONB and the popular adventure park Go Ape for an adventure-filled day.

Return to Church Road Annexe for a romantic evening with your partner.

View on map

About the location


Ross-on-Wye 8.6 miles; Gloucester 15 miles; Cheltenham 22 miles.

Cinderford is set in an elevated position in the Forest of Dean and has views out across the River Severn. With a good range of local amenities including shops, pubs and an open air market and cinema, Cinderford is a lovely base from which to begin your explorations of the area. Close by is the magnificent Royal Forest of Dean, England's largest oak forest and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, offering numerous trails that can be explored on foot, bicycle or horseback. Caving, abseiling and a high wire rope course are on offer for the more adventurous, while fishing, golf, kayaking and canoeing are other popular activities in this unspoilt area. Just a short drive away, in the historic waterfront city of Gloucester, you will find Roman foundations, Victorian Docklands and a spectacular Norman Cathedral (whose cloisters were used as a location in the Harry Potter films). Visit the historic market town of Ross-on-Wye, with timbered Tudor houses and excellent shops, pubs and restaurants, in the heart of rural Herefordshire. Cheltenham is just over 20 miles away and is home to the renowned Cheltenham Festival, 4 days of horse jump racing culminating in the Gold Cup, held annually in March at Cheltenham Racecourse. The Severn Estuary, famous for its tidal bore, is a delight for bird watchers, wildlife enthusiasts and bore surfers alike. This unspoilt area has something to offer at any time of the year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas