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Tigs Cottage

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £306
    Low season
  • £554
    Peak season

Availability 12 month calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Calendar last updated: 14th March 2018
Preferred arrival day: Flexible

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (peak)
    2 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    3+ Dogs

  • Access


  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot

About Tigs Cottage

Tigs Cottage, a spacious two bedroomed cottage sleeping five, is centrally situated for exploring the wonderful Forest of Dean, the Wye Valley, the Cotswolds, and the Brecon Beacons as well as the cities of Gloucester, Bristol, Cardiff, Tewkesbury and Hereford.

Tigs Cottage has two bedrooms: one bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom has full sized bunk beds and a single bed. There is room to put an extra single bed in the double bedroom if required; we can also provide a travel cot and a high-chair – if you would like any of these please ask when booking.

The spacious kitchen / diner area with laminate flooring is fully equipped for self-catering with a full size electric oven, gas hob, microwave, toaster etc. and ample cutlery, crockery, pots and pans for five and more people. The lounge area has a comfortable leather three piece suite. A selection of books and games and a flat screen television with Freeview and DVD player will entertain you when you want to sit back and relax after a day exploring the area.

Pets are welcome in Tigs Cottage (the lounge / kitchen / dining area only please, not the bedrooms). With direct access into the Forest from our grounds, there are miles of footpaths to explore without needing to get in the car. Returning with muddy boots and muddy dogs? No problem, a hose in the courtyard will enable you to wash the mud away before you return to your cottage. A 'Welcome Dog box' contains a towel for each dog as well as extra information about dog friendly attractions, dog friendly pubs etc. Dogs charges per stay are: one dog £25; two dogs £35; three dogs £45.

Bed linen, hand and bath towels, full central heating, electricity and WiFi are provided free of charge in all our cottages (please bring your own bedding for travel cots). In the kitchen you will find a tea- towel, hand towel, oven gloves and washing up liquid.
As well as Tigs Cottage, we have twelve other holiday cottages on site, sleeping between two and five guests, forty six in total. Extended families, groups of friends etc. love being able to hire more than one cottage which gives them the freedom to both enjoy time together and to have their own space.

At the bottom of the courtyard is a large lawned area, the Paddock, with picnic tables and a football goal, where our guests are welcome to relax, barbecue or enjoy time with their friends and family. Adjacent is a fenced play area specially for the little ones with a Wendy House, play train, child- sized picnic tables etc. With plenty of space, children love being able to play outside with their new friends.

The communal laundry houses washing machines, a tumble dryer, extra freezer space, ironing boards & irons and plenty of hanging space to drip-dry wet clothes. At the back of the laundry is the bike shed where our guests are welcome to lock away their bikes when not in use.

We live on site and personally check each cottage between lets. This ensures the high standard of cleaning is maintained and also if any maintenance is required this can be attended to promptly. We are here to answer your questions and can give you advice about different attractions, walks etc. if you ask us, but we will allow you to enjoy your break undisturbed and will not intrude.
The local village of Yorkley is about half a mile away, there you will find two pubs, both dog friendly, two village shops, one of which also houses the Post Office, a hairdressers, community centre with children's playground etc. Lydney town is 3 miles away where there are sports facilities including tennis courts, a swimming pool, golf course, park with children's play area; supermarkets, restaurants and takeaways etc. as well as interesting individual shops.

The Forest of Dean is a compact area of thirty five square miles, bordered by two rivers – the Severn (world famous for the Severn Bore) and the Wye. Within the Forest of Dean are many attractions for all interests. Wildlife abounds – deer, badgers, foxes, wild boar to name a few, as well as many different birds. The Forest is criss-crossed with both footpaths and cycle paths. The 'Family Cycle Trail' follows the path of an old railway line. Graded downhill trails challenge the serious mountain biker. Canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddle-boarding are popular on the River Wye. Explore ancient buildings such as Tintern Abbey and Goodrich Castle. Follow in the footsteps of the miners at Clearwell Caves and Hopewell Colliery. The Dean Heritage Centre also has many varied displays of life in the Forest. Let your imagination run wild at Puzzlewood, a magical landscape and the filming site for many programmes including StarWars and Merlin. Swing through the trees at GoApe. Travel back in time with a Victorian afternoon tea at Aunt Martha's, re-visit the era of steam travel at Dean Forest Steam Railway and Perrygrove Railway – the list is endless!

Many of our guests come back time and time again as there is so much more that they want to do and see! You will find information on all these attractions and more in your cottage.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

John & Elaine Edwards joined Independent Cottages in September 2016

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi
  • Family Activity

Location (Gloucestershire)

With accommodation split across two floors, Tigs provides a warm welcome for up to five guests and comprises:

Ground Floor:

  • You enter into the hall.
  • Open plan living area with laminate wooden flooring throughout and space to relax, cook and eat. Comfy seating, Freeview television and DVD player are provided along with a dining table and seating for five, plus kitchen with microwave, electric oven, hob (gas) and fridge (with freezer box) in the kitchen area at the end.
  • House bathroom with WC, wash basin and shower over bath (including screen).

First floor:

  • Bedroom with double bed.
  • Family bedroom with a set of bunk beds (full adult size) plus additional single bed - bed linen is provided for both rooms and beds are made up ready for arrival.

Outside: There is plenty of outside living space for when the sun shines with space to sit out and enjoy a glass of wine, spacious communal lawns (for BBQ's, games and picnics), a play area for little ones and a sports hall for hire (during the summer months) with table tennis/football and badminton.

Additional information: A communal laundry is available with washing machine and tumble dryer. This cottage welcomes dogs (an additional charge of £25 applies for one dog, £35 for two and £45 for three to cover additional cleaning) but please enquire with the owner should you want a pet free cottage. Towels are provided (as well as bed linen). WiFi available. Short breaks often available (three nights over the weekend and four nights during the week are the norm but more flexibility may be available outside of peak times). Prices also include heating and electricity.

Tigs Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double & 1 Family rm)
3 or more dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £306
Mid Season from £362
High Season from £439
Peak Season £554
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
Please note - Tigs Cottage sleeps 5 people. The owner has 13 properties which, when booked together, can accommodate up to 46 guests.
Dining capacity - Up to 5.
Pricing - Contact owner for group prices

All male groups - Yes
All female groups - Yes
Catering available - No
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

John & Elaine Edwards
Member Since September 2016

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Tigs Cottage 12 month availability calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
* Calendar last updated: 14th March 2018