Blaisdon House B&B

Blaisdon, Gloucestershire
Bed & Breakfast
+44 (0)1452 830437


Generous spirited owners give you amazing breakfasts, home baked treats and the freedom to roam a gorgeous garden, or to loaf about indoors

Bedroom

4 rooms

Sleeps

Rooms sleep 2

The Experience

This pretty rectory with ancient roots sits in a large, lush garden bursting with flowers, vegetables and fruit – including the famous Blaisdon plum. You’ll find home baked treats like flapjacks, scones or cake in the bedrooms along with fresh garden flowers and a silent mini-fridge. Gleaming bathrooms have fluffy towels, BeeKind soaps and shampoo and there are robes to relax in.

Wake to breakfast in the dining room or drawing room overlooking the garden: local bakery sourdough, eggs from their hens, bacon and sausages from Minsterworth, plus strawberry, rhubarb or gooseberry compote from the garden in season, homemade jams, marmalade and granola, locally roasted coffee from the Forest of Dean. Plan your day in the gorgeous drawing room where you’ll find maps and routes.

Walk up the hill behind you to look at the church. Views from here soar over the Severn and the gentle hills all the way to the spire of Gloucester Cathedral.

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We think you'll love

  • Having a delicious breakfast then setting off to walk all day in such lovely countryside
  • Visiting the many artisan producers in the area, or booking a cookery course at Harts Barn
  • Having a G&T from the honesty bar in the drawing room before going out for dinner - and a nightcap when you come back
Blaisdon House B&B - Gallery

You should know

  • No children under 11
  • No dogs

Essentials

  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
4pm-7pm
Check out
8am-10.30am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 2 nights.
Closed
Rarely.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property

Pricing

Nightly price
from £90
Surcharges
Singles £80.
1 Twin/double
From £100
3 Doubles
From £90

Accommodation

Reviews

A very pretty part of the world, filled with birds and with walks in every direction. Owners Chris and Sue know exactly how to make you feel very welcome and at home immediately, and give you very good breakfasts indeed.

Nicola, Sawday's Inspector

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Location

The neighbourhood

Wander the garden, meditate or do yoga in the white zen garden room while the birds trill and you hear no cars. From the door you can join the Wysis Way which links with Offa's Dyke. Hire bikes and head to the Forest of Dean, canoe or paddle board on the Wye at Symonds Yat, drive 20 minutes to Puzzlewood, explore 17th-century Westbury Court Gardens, buy goodies or eat at Severn & Wye Smokery.

Local points of interest from Chris & Sue Light

  • We are set in the heart of the countryside with walks from our doorstep. We have the Royal Forest of Dean and the stunning Wye Valley just a 10 minute drive away. You can follow forestry trails, hire bikes or canoes or simply walk to enjoy the area.
  • There are many places of interest to visit nearby including; Puzzlewood, Goodrich Castle, Sculpture trail, craft and artisan shops/workspaces and many have day courses to enjoy. Symmonds Yat is always poplular with our guests.
  • For those who enjoy shopping there is Cheltenham not too far away, or you could venture to Monmouth or Ross on Wye. The city of Gloucester is just 8 miles away and has a stunning cathedral.
  • We are also at the gateway to Wales, so if castles or big views are interested to you, then you will find no shortage within 30-60 minutes.We have a steam railway running through the forest with regular short runs.
  • The Cotswolds are a short drive away and offer sightseeing and shopping aswell as good walks.
  • A little "claim to fame" is that Chris is a relative of Laurie Lee's. If you have ever read Cider with Rosie, then you will know about some of his family, but he can fill you in with a bit more detail during your stay!

Introducing

Chris & Sue Light

Chris is a local lad and second cousin to Laurie Lee, Sue worked for the Diocese of Southwark for many years. Together they had a hotel in Cheltenham, The Bradley, and they bought this house with the intention of doing B&B. Sue has discovered a passion for gardening which is evident, and also baking and jam-making. Chris cooks superb breakfasts and Sue serves them - they're an excellent team.