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Our 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. 

Our Location

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.

Our Equestrian Services

For All your Equestrian Needs

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We Provide DIY Livery & Assisted Livery, your horse can enjoy large airy stables and varied turnout throughout the year, we have great facilities and outstanding riding, with spectacular views from May Hill, this is truly one of the most lovely yards in Gloucestershire.


Riding School

We are a small family run Riding School offering children's and adults Riding Lessons, Kids can join our Pony-Pals club offering varied themed days throughout the school holidays. learn to ride in a friendly and relaxed environment, we pride ourselves in getting you riding.


Bring your Horse on Holiday

This is the perfect opportunity to come on holiday with your horse, we have the perfect accommodation for you and your horse. Enjoy the fabulous scenic riding the area as to offer, go off and enjoy the varied amount of rides.


Our Accommodation

Welcome to May Hill farm Accommodation, we have a selection of different stays available depending on what you like to do! We offer a relaxing cottage stay or if your more adventurous you would maybe like Glamping and if your after something far more rustic we have an off grid Tree-house


Lavender Cottage

This small but perfectly presented cottage, offers a home from home stay, the cottage is well equipped and sleeps two people in twin beds. the cottage boasts outstanding views.


The Huts

We offer Two Huts, both are well appointed and offer well equipped facilities which are communal, both huts enjoy spectacular views and have their own outside spaces and BBQ facilities/fire-pits.


Off-Grid Tree House

Go crazy and try an Off grid experience, the tree-house is light and airy with floor to ceiling windows on one side which offer the opportunity to view the vast array of wildlife passing by. cook on an open fire and enjoy being at one with Nature.


Horses on Holiday




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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