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The Farm

Situated on the edge of the National Trust grounds of May Hill, and within a stones throw of the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, our holiday cottages offer far reaching views over miles of stunning, untouched British countryside as far as the Black Mountains of south-east Wales.


The Farm itself is home to a vast expanse of beautiful woodland , acres of natural meadows, and old stone buildings and barns - an ideal setting in any season for a peaceful countryside escape. 

May Hill

May Hill is a prominent landmark on the borders of rolling countryside that makes up Gloucestershire and Herefordshire.


Well known for its outstanding panoramic views and conserved wildlife, May Hill welcomes a whole range of outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, horse back riding, photography, painting, and wildlife watching.


The National Trust ground is home to wild horses and cattle who live together around the distinctive crown of pine trees at the summit.



Lavender Cottage is a stone built, self contained cottage all on one level, this cosy chalet has everything you need for a lovely break away, the cottage is well equipped and comes with all the linen and towels, the chalet style cottage has a kitchen with breakfast bar, bathroom with shower, and twin beds. The cottage is located on our farm in a location of outstanding natural beauty, the views are breathtaking in every direction, and the cottage has views over the welsh mountains, and is surrounded with old fashioned meadows and ancient oak woodland. The cottage is ideal for a relaxing stay.



Horses on Holiday

With bridle paths all over the local area and May Hill summit only a hack away, why not bring your horse on holiday with you? 


Available to book by anyone staying at our Accommodation


 - Spacious, well ventilated stables

 - Single Turnout paddock for your horses stay

 - Trailer and lorry parking available

 - Hay and shavings available on site






Step outside the door to enjoy the footpaths that wind in and around May Hill, and the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley.


Access the challenging day hikes the Malvern Hills and Welsh Black Mountains have to offer - all within an hour's drive. 



The surrounding area has something for everyone. Miles of cycle trails, Go Ape, canoeing the Wye or unwind at a floatation centre.


 Visit the beautiful natural features which are so closely entwined with the history of the area - such as, Puzzlewood and Clearwell caves.

Horse Riding


Surrounded by beautiful riding countryside, May Hill Farm is the perfect place to bring your horse with you on holiday - contact us for prices and availability.

We also offer Riding Lessons and riding experiences here at May Hill Farm, if you fancy having a go at riding or seriously want to learn, look no further we can help. We have vouchers available to buy, perfect gift.



The area is home to a wide variety of plant and animal species. Wander the Forest and you're sure to cross-paths with Wild Boar and Deer.

Every season brings something new - from the Spring carpets of bluebells to the fiery leaves of Autumn.   

Historical Sites


Be it Iron-age forts, Roman villas, fairytale castles, historical towns or landmarks like Offa's Dyke - the area is steeped in history.  


The National Trust and English Heritage are a great starting point for planning your day-trips, as well as our local tourist site.

Eating Out


Pop into a nearby English country pub and enjoy a cosy open fire in winter or in the summer months spill out into the gardens.


If variety is your thing, then the local area offers plenty of choice from Indian to Nepalese to modern fine dining. 



"A much needed hideaway in this beautiful setting. Absolutely fabulous cottage with everything we needed."

- Nina & Nev- 

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