Symonds Yat Holiday Apartment, Forest of Dean/Wye Valley, South West England, England

Modern apartments, Superb modern open-plan apartments

Description of holiday apartment in Symonds Yat, Forest of Dean/Wye Valley, South West England

Superb modern open-plan apartments and comfortable bed & breakfast rooms at Symonds Yat Rock on the Wye Valley.

Set in quiet wooded surroundings, overlooking the stunning Ruardean valley and opposite many footpaths into the Forest of Dean and to the Wye, Symonds Yat Rock Lodge is a peaceful, scenic location ideal for exploring:

- Wye Valley
- Forest of Dean
- Monmouthshire and Welsh borders
- Herefordshire
- Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

A perfect base for walking (dogs welcome), canoeing, wildlife, adrenalin activities, sightseeing and attractions, or just relaxing in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Five minutes away is Symonds Yat Rock with one of Britain's favourite views.

From the Lodge you can enjoy views in all directions: the Forest of Dean, the tranquil ruardean Valley and rolling fields. This is the ideal place for setting out walking or cycling in any direction.

Accommodation, Facilities and Services

Suitability: No Smoking, Pets Allowed
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Four self-catering units, all en-suite. Sleep 2 on mezzanine in open plan apartment. Apartment 5 can sleep 4. Twins and doubles available
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom/s
1 Bath/s, 1 Shower/s, 1 Wash basin/s, 1 Toilets/s
Self-catering apartment 5 has bath
Lounge: Seating for 2 people
TV, Radio, Board Games, Books/Magazines
Four self-catering units, each accommodating 2 - 4, Unit 5 has large screen and Freeview
Dining Area: Seating for 2 people
Four self-catering units, Apartment 5 can accommodate 4
Kitchen/Utility: Oven, Hob, Grill, Fridge, Freezer, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Coffee maker, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Tumble dryer, Ironing board, Iron
Laundry facilities available in shared laundry room
Outdoors: Shared garden, Patio table, Patio chairs
Overlooks stunning views of Ruardean valley
Access: Car not essential, Off road parking, Private car park
Public transport and taxis available, but car advisable
Services: Linen provided, Towels provided, Cleaning included
Meals: 4 B&B rooms - doubles, twin, family room and four poster. See

Price quoted in £ Sterling


Period Weekly Weekend per night Midweek per night Minimum Stay
Prices from --£75.00 2 Days
Prices from £325.00-- 7 Days
Prices from -£75.00- 2 Days

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Location of holiday rental in Symonds Yat, Forest of Dean/Wye Valley, South West England

Holiday Type: Rural
Local Activities: Swimming/Watersports, Walking, Golf, Fishing, Climbing, Horse Riding, Cycling/Mountain Biking, Local Market, Amusement/Water Park

Location description

Symonds Yat Rock Lodge is surrounded by beautiful countryside, rivers, forest, historic market towns, castles, fun things to do and fabulous places to eat.

Information Sources:

A wide selection of tourist information leaflets, walk routes and guide books is available in the Dining Room.

Tourist information web sites:

Other activities

Things to do & places to go


Fallow deer, wild boar, peregrine falcons, buzzards and the endangered forest white butterfly are just some of the things to see. And plant life is just as exciting, visit for the bluebells or to see the autumn colours.

Bird watching: as well as the peregrine falcons nesting at Symonds Yat Rock you may be lucky enough to see goshawks, osprey, red kites, kestrels, sparrowhawks and treecreepers. Barn owls hunt in the field behind the Lodge and you will hear and see the buzzards circling and ravens in the Forest. The RSPB man the Rock in spring and summer.

Walking and Cycling

We are part of the Walkers Welcome and Cyclists Welcome schemes and provide bicycle storage and washing facilities. We have a selection of walk books and leaflets for you to borrow, and OS Explorer Map OL14 is recommended.

Symonds Yat is on the Wye Valley Walk; part of the Forest of Dean's hundreds of miles of foot, cycle and bridle path and adjacent to Offa's Dyke, the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons.

Here are links to just a few of the routes in the area:


Symonds Yat Rock Lodge is the ideal base for activities - from gentle strolls to rope rides and caving. Below are just a few suggestions:

Canoeing or cruising the Wye
Rock climbing on the Yat
Fishing on the River, or Grange Spring Fishing Lakes
Golf at quality courses from Woodlake Park Golf Club and its views to the Ryder Cup course at Celtic Manor
Llama trekking
High wire at Go Ape!
Quad biking or mountain boarding
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Local events

Events include:

Abergavenny Food & Drink Festival Hay Book Festival badger watching and fungi forays in the Forest Newent Onion Fayre International rugby under an hour away in Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.

Nearest Airport: Bristol
Nearest Railway Station: Lydney 9miles


Symonds Yat Rock Lodge is on the Wales / England border on the B4432 just above Symonds Yat Rock. It is just 5 minutes from the A40, 12 minutes from the M50/M5 and half an hour from the M4.
See website for more detailed instructions.

Within easy reach of Bristol (55m / 70 min), Cardiff (57m / 70 min) and Birmingham (74m / 90 min) airports and under 3 hours from Heathrow and Gatwick.

Lydney station is 9 miles away (approx 16 taxi fare). Lydney is on the main Birmingham to South Wales line, giving direct connections for Swansea, Cardiff (45 minutes), Newport, Gloucester and just one change for London (2hr 40 min), Bath, Swindon etc.

A1 Taxi 01594 844055
CDS Taxis 01594 834834
Crystal Travel 01594 824846
Sovereign 01594 836757

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Owner Name: Claire & Darren Scales
Property Ref: 01437
Languages Spoken: English
Preferred Contact Method: Enquiry Form
Primary Telephone: 01594 836191
Owner joined website: 12 April 2009
Property listed since: 18 May 2009
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Modern apartments


Ref: 01437
Sleeps: 10 (4 bedrooms)
Board: Self Catering
Pets: Pets Allowed
Smoking: No Smoking
Access: Car not essential
Airport: Bristol (55miles)
Highlights: Glorious views
Walk into Forest
Rates: from £290.00 pw
Changeover: Flexible

Holiday Type

  • Rural

Local Activities

  • Swimming/Watersports
  • Walking
  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • Climbing
  • Horse Riding
  • Cycling/Mountain Biking
  • Local Market
  • Amusement/Water Park

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