Latest news and events around the Forest of Dean

Here you can find out what's happening around the Forest of Dean so you can decide where to visit when you spend your holiday at our fabulouse holiday cottage which is very central to the Forest of dean


Check out our cottage availability page to see if we are free when you would like to stay

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Cotswold Country Cottages would like to announce our latest last minuite special offer for May:

Book any week or weekend in MAY and get £100 off a week booking OR an amazing 3 nights for the price of 2.. all booked on a first come first served basis – don't forget to mention this notice when you book

This is on top of the fact that we have kept our 2 bed prices even though we now have 3 large double bedrooms, so please be quick as these dates will soon get snapped up.

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How difficult is it to find a beautiful pet friendly holiday cottage that is superbly located, and has a star rating?

Well look no further, we have not only the perfect cottage in a stunning Cotswold country cottage that is gorgeous, comfortable and in a stunning location, but is also pet friendlyPet friendly Holiday Cottage

About our pet friendly holiday cottage

Our Cotswold country cottage is all of the above and more, we pride ourselves on making this a home from home experience. All the comforts you should expect from a holiday, including being able to take the 'hairy' members of your family with you.

Our pet friendly holiday cottage has a secure garden; it is away from the main road and is right on the doorstep of the 'Forest of Dean' with its stunning walks and scenery.

If you have never visited this part of Britain you really are missing a treat; beautiful woodland walks, undulating streams with buzzards flying overhead, it really is an Idyllic place. The nearest Forest entrance is less than half a mile away and there are more walks than is possible to mention within a very short distance.

The layout of our Pet friendly holiday cottage

The cottage has a large garden that overlooks the valley; we do have a paddock in front of the garden which occasionally is home to some sheep and lambs. (We politely ask that if they are there that your dog does not worry them – they are quite friendly and will look through the fence to see what is going on!) The garden is secure and has lockable gates; it is approximately 100 meters from the road.

We also have a 30 x 10 feet (10m x 3m) conservatory, in which our dog Ernie (Cairn Terrier) and our daughters’ dog Teague (Rhodesian ridgeback) love to lie and catch the warmth of the sun. Some of our regular guests Brac & Bailey (Border Terriers) and Mia & Daphne (Rottweilers) are also great fans of our garden and the beautiful walks.

Welfare of your pets at our holiday cottage

All of our guests are responsible pet owners and to date we have had no complaints or problems but we do ask that your pet has had up to date flea/worming treatment and that you do not allow them onto the furniture or bedding.We also respectfully ask that you check the garden and please pick up (doggy do's) after your pet and dispose of appropriately at the end of your visit.

Many Dog behaviorists recommend dog crates as they can help dogs feel safe and secure. If your pets prefer to use a crate, or if they are accustomed to using one at home, there is a large dog crate available for use at the cottage, please note – we do not supply the bedding.

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Caroline manager of Mutlers Row is also hoping to release Hedgehogs in the garden at some point this year. Caroline has been 'over wintering' some of the late autumn babies and when they are ready (fat enough) they will be released.

We are also going to 'orchard' the lower part of the garden with Apple, Pear, Plum and Cherry,hopefully this will help increase the wildlife into the garden and provide tasty treats for our guests, so not only is it a beautiful cotswold country  cottage but 'fruitful too'.

The birds are in their element at Mutlers Row as are new feeding station is attracting alot of species. When Caroline was there last apart from blue/Great/Marshtits , Sparrows, Wrens, green/gold/chaffinchs, we had Green Woodpecker, Crossbill visit for food and Golden Oreole spotted twice in the trees, to name but a few; it is fantastic when our guests spot a new bird and leave details for us and I am sure all Mutlers Row guests will join in reporting on future Hedgehog welfare in the guest book.

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Just to keep you updated on what is happening at Mutlers Row cotswold country cottage; We are in the process of converting our large store room to a 3rd bedroom, hopefully it will all be completed by late spring meaning Mutlers Row will be a 3 bed – 2 bathroom Cotswold country cottage that will make your stay even more comfortable.

We are also having new carpets throughout, Mutlers Row will be the place to visit, comfy beds all the mod cons you will need and a stunning view to boot. Cotswold country cottage life at its best.

Don't forget to check out any special offers we may have to add that extra bonus to a fantasic Cotswold counrty cottage holiday.

As you are probably aware we are all campaigning to save the Forests of Britain, the Forest of Dean is very precious to us all and we at Mutlers Row and ALL our guests feel the same way, it would be nothing short of TRAGIC if we lost this wonderful forest. The best way we can help is by supporting the campaign, visit http://www.handsoffourforest.org/ and sign the petition.

Mutlers Row and all Cotswold country cottages holidaymakers are behind this especially as the Forest of Dean has very few public paths so privitisation could be devastaing to all visitors causing major resrtictions on where we can walk/ride/cycle.

We at Mutlers Row feel so strongly about this that if you mention this post we will give you 10% off your booking our Cotswold country cottage.

So why not book Mutlers Row Cotswold country cottage now and see our spring refurb and support the forest at the same time.

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Well the holidays are upon us and we have a great deal for you.
The only week in July left and we are slashing the price.
The dates are 16th – 23rd July at a massive 20% off, hurry as this only has a few dates left and it will be first come first served – just text July Offer into the notes section on the booking form to receive this amazing deal.

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Well June is almost fully booked now but we still have one week left Friday 11th to Friday 18th of June.
So if you want a last minute cheap deal away in the beautiful Forest of Dean either for a full week or just the weekend, you had better be quick.
Go to the cotswold country cottage booking form and enter JUNE-OFFER in the notes section to get 20% discount.
Remember this is the last week before the prices go up for the summer season so don't miss out on this fab offer.

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Have a look at our holiday availability calender , amazingly we have two weekends  left in May. Great news for the person that is lucky enough to pick up this bargain; we have a special offer for this weekend (Friday 14th May to Monday 17th) mention MAY-OFFER in the holiday booking form section to get a huge 25% discount.

Please hurry as this offer is only valid for this weekend in May and is first come first served.

Why not check out a fantastic BANK HOLIDAY break, so much to see and do, mention BANK HOLIDAY OFFER in the holiday booking form and get 15% off this booking to spend on great days out.

Hurry Hurry Hurry this offer is  for these dates only- first come first served.

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