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There is no doubting that the Royal Forest of Dean is one of the most stunning places you could ever hope to visit in the country.┬á If you are planning a holiday in the UK – perhaps staying in holiday cottages or other self catering accommodation – you couldn’t do much better than to pick the Forest of Dean to settle in for a week or two.

There are plenty of delightful places nearby to visit, so you won’t be short of things to do.┬á But of course one of the loveliest things you can do is simply to explore the Forest of Dean itself.┬á This is one area where “walking” is definitely on the cards!

But we all know that walking and exercise build up a thirst in us as well as an appetite.┬á And that means it would be helpful to know about just some of the places you can stop for some refreshment.┬á So let’s check out some of the best right now.

The Florence Country House Hotel

If you take a look at a picture of this hotel you will see that it is surrounded by green on all sides.┬á What’s more, the menu is always changing so you could visit twice in the same week and be treated to a whole new range of delights to choose from.

The Bridge at Wilton

The restaurant here is AA rated, so you know you are in for a real treat when you sit down to dinner.  Colour, style and taste are all taken care of delightfully with every dish, so be sure you enjoy every mouthful.

The King’s Head Country Pub

From Sunday roasts to a wide range of traditional pub dishes, you can expect a hearty meal and a fine welcome at this wonderful country pub.┬á If you like a nice atmosphere in which to enjoy your meal, the King’s Head will certainly fit the bill during any UK weekend break.

Harry’s Restaurant

From fillet of beef to breast of duck, you can sample a mouth watering range of dishes including their famous Sunday lunch here at Harry’s.┬á The laid back name gives the restaurant a warm relaxed feel, which is enhanced by the decoration.

Lindors Country House

If a light lunch is what you need, then Lindors might be just the place to go.  Set in gorgeous surroundings in Lydney, the country house itself is stunning to look at.  Be sure to take some photos before you head inside to enjoy a bite to eat.

This is just a taster of what is to come when you book your holiday in the Forest of Dean.  There are plenty of restaurants, tea shops, snack bars and pubs dotted evenly around the area.  So no matter how hungry you are or what type of food you want to eat, you can be sure you will find something perfect for your tastes when you arrive.

Why not start looking now to see what else there is on offer?