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Orchard Lea

Lea, Forest of Dean, Herefordshire (Ref. 28550)

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  • Orchard Lea - Herefordshire - 28550 - photo 1
  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Reviews

    Mrs Jones

    “A very friendly welcome from Denny.”

    A lovely touch with the complimentary bottle of wine. Overall a lovely weekend break was enjoyed by all. Prompt attention to sort out our plumbing mishap!!

    A lovely touch with the complimentary bottle of wine. Overall a lovely weekend break was enjoyed by all. Prompt attention to sort out our plumbing mishap!! Thank you


  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

A charming, end-terrace cottage, ideally located in the heart of the village of Lea on the northern edge of the Forest of Dean.

Furnished to a good standard with the owners’ personal touches, this Forest of Dean cottage is an ideal base for families and groups of friends to get together and explore the beauty of Herefordshire.

Four pretty bedrooms offer versatile accommodation, with the master king-size double bedroom featuring an en-suite shower room.

The spacious, well-equipped kitchen makes a great place to prepare delicious meals, before sitting around the dining table to enjoy a celebratory dinner or a Sunday lunch.

Retire to the comfort of the cosy sitting room featuring a woodburning-effect electric fire; catch up on some reading in this homely space, relax with a film, or enjoy a fun-filled family game night!

This delightful Forest of Dean cottage has the added benefit of a separate room with a salt hot tub with the addition of lovely, twinkling lights, perfect for unwinding in after spending a day enjoying the many activities on offer in this wonderful area.

Outside this Forest of Dean cottage, there is a tiered garden with a patio area.

A step up leads onto an elevated lawn with furniture, perfect for taking in the lovely views and enjoying alfresco dining in the warmer summer months.

The village of Lea offers a well-stocked village shop, a Post Office, and a traditional village pub.

Just a short drive away, the historic riverside town of Ross-on-Wye, is peppered with half-timbered buildings and a selection of unique shops, cafés and pubs.

With such a wide range of amenities and activities in the Forest of Dean right on the doorstep of this charming cottage, it makes an ideal base for a memorable holiday at any time of year.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Refs. 26230 and 26231, together they sleep 17.


Four bedrooms: 2 x king-size double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request), 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with electric fire.


  • Oil central heating with ground floor underfloor heating and electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 1 car, additional roadside parking on quiet street opposite on first come, first served basis
  • Enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture, BBQ and hot tub
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 min walk.

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About the location


Ross-on-Wye 5 miles; Gloucester 13.5 miles.

The thriving village of Lea lies on the northern edge of the Royal Forest of Dean, surrounded by beautiful unspoilt countryside and offers a village shop, Post Office, petrol station and a traditional village pub hosting a very good Indian restaurant, whilst other inns serving traditional pub grub can be found close by. Both the Gloucestershire Way and Wysis Way pass close to the village and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this stunning part of the country offers many activities and attractions, including numerous trails that can be enjoyed on foot, by horseback or by bicycle, as well as a high wire rope course, abseiling, caving and kayaking. The less adventurous can enjoy a days fishing on the River Wye or golf at one of the nearby courses. The historic market town of Ross-on-Wye, overlooking a loop in the River Wye, is just a short drive away and offers many amenities as does the waterfront city of Gloucester where you will find Roman foundations, Victorian docklands and a stunning Norman cathedral (whose cloisters were used in the Harry Potter films). Goodrich is a short drive away and boasts a perfect example of a 12th century Marcher castle or guests can enjoy a day trip to the Black Mountains, Hay-on-Wye and the magnificent Brecon Beacons National Park.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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