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The Wonder Box

Pope's Hill near Littledean, Gloucestershire (Ref. 1038855)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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5 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Rudland

    “Quiet ,secluded and comfortable.”

    A lovely place to go walking and relaxing.Very clean and well kept.

    A lovely place to go walking and relaxing.Very clean and well kept.

    - Mr Rudland, September 2020

The property

Littledean 1.5 miles.

This quaint, countryside cottage can be found resting amongst the beauty of the Wye Valley, encompassed by a range of natural wonders and stunning scenery.

Attached to the owner's property, this abode is the perfect base for a holiday as a family of four or a romantic escape to this wonderful area of Gloucestershire.

Enter into the kitchen/diner and begin your relaxing retreat with a warming cup of coffee, as you sit around the table together and plan your fun-filled activities for the days ahead; although modest, this room holds every essential you could need to prepare a lovingly-made meal.

Moving through into the living/dining room you can find a more spacious spot to enjoy your home-cooked meals, with the windows here providing wondrous views of the countryside lands outside.

Relax into your evening in one of the inviting sofas, with the television providing your entertainment for the evening, being sure to bring your favourite DVDs from home to watch together!

Enjoy a relaxing rinse in the shower at the end of each day of adventure, before choosing from one of two bedrooms to snuggle up in; comprised of both a double and a bunk room, both with a homely aura and ample storage space, the sleeping arrangements in the cottage are perfect for a family of four.

Outside you can enjoy your luscious settings by sitting out in the summer months and enjoying a barbecue alfresco style, the sheep in the neighbouring fields offering you a truly rural experience while you bask beneath the sun amidst the refreshing countryside breeze.

Explore your surroundings by taking the nearby footpath up into the forests, where you can experience an array of wonderful attractions amongst magnificent walking and cycling routes and a plethora of nature waiting to be discovered; take to the skies on a Go Ape Adventure in the Forest of Dean, with its extensive zip wires, treetop challenges and segways to explore these luscious lands, there's so much excitement to be found here, or take the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail, linking different site-specific sculptures while leading you around four and a half miles of unique lands and the wondrous works of artists.

For all of your local amenities, take a trip to charming Littledean, hosting a Post Office, local store and two welcoming pubs, it holds all you could need for a self-catered stay amongst its rich Roman history apparent in its fortifications on the hillside.

Visit Ross-on-Wye and enjoy a leisurely stroll around the River Wye, with its traditional black and white timbered buildings housing a good selection of shops and eateries, as well as offering easy access to the River Severn Estuary where you can experience wonderful bird life and wildlife like no other.

Spend a day in Gloucester for its fantastic shopping experiences and its rich and enticing history, or enjoy a day at Cheltenham faces for a family day out to remember.

In easy reach of the beauty of the Black Mountains, Hereford and Monmouth too, The Wonder Box is the perfect base for your holiday to Gloucestershire.


  • Over two floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double and 1 x bunk room
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen//diner
  • Living/dining room
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with DVD and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available upon request
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Lawn and patio garden with furniture and barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.6 miles, pub 1.7 miles
  • Note: There are steps in the garden, please take care

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About the location


Newnham-on-Severn 2 miles; Gloucester centre 14 miles.

Littledean is a village in the Forest of Dean, containing many ancient buildings, and with Roman fortifications evident on the hillside east of the village. It provides a shop, Post Office and two pubs. The nearby picturesque village of Newnham-on-Severn offers riverside walks, a wide range of individual shops, and traditional inns within well preserved Georgian buildings. The Royal Forest of Dean, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and England's largest oak forest, offers many activities including cycling, horse riding and numerous lovely walks. Caving, abseiling and a high wire rope course are on offer for the more adventurous while other activities include fishing, golf, kayaking and canoeing. Victorian docklands, Roman foundations and a Norman Cathedral can be found at the riverfront city of Gloucester. The market town of Ross-on-Wye, overlooking a large loop in the River Wye, has excellent shops, pubs and restaurants to suit every taste plus many black and white timbered buildings, and is close by as is the River Severn Estuary, famous for it's tidal bore, bird watching and abundance of wildlife. View the area from a river cruise or hot air balloon or enjoy trips to Symonds Yat, the Black Mountains, Hereford and Monmouth.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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