Take a tour round The Apple Store. Remember, sleeps 4 in one double bedroom + 1 double sofa bed, and there's a travel cot too!

Cosy sitting room with TV/DVD/Radio, log effect fire and double sofa-bed

Home-made jams, chutneys and marmalades for you (above)

Pretty cottage bedroom with original Victorian bed and hand-made quilts

Wake up to this!The view from your bedroom (above) and direct access to the Forest via footpaths and lanes (below)

What about the workers? The hens are never far away. Collect your own eggs or take what you need from your daily basket of fresh garden produce

Fresh home-made baking each morning

Gypsy Rose - in her own apple-tree glade at the end of the orchard.

Gypsy Rose is a traditional bow-top wagon, ideal for 2.

In her own private site at the end of the apple orchard, overlooking the waterfall, Gypsy Rose has an original Queenie stove keeping the van toasty-warm in winter, and a double pull-out bed with plenty of storage space beneath.

Wake up to the waterfall, just yards from your front door.
Cosy by candlelight, Gypsy Rose oozes with romance by night with candles round your door.
The Apple Store at Christmas
Experience a traditional Country Christmas in the Forest of Dean.  We dec the halls with real greenery from the garden - you can even cut your own mistletoe! Home-made mince pies and chocolate Yule logs of course, and there's lots to do and see over the festive season with Christmas markets, Steam train rides, Carols and of course, Santa nearby. Book early, it's popular!

The Electric Aga keeps the whole place warm and it's a great cooker too!

Forest meets Hollywood in our touch of luxury bathroom.

Take tea on the terrace  or take the BBQ to the orchard for a lazy summer evening meal by the waterfall.

The Forest of Dean is on the doorstep, waiting for you. Explore on foot, by bike or take a leisurely drive. It's just 5 mins to the bluebell woods and Go Ape, 20 mins to the famous Wye Valley gorge. 

 Outside, it's a few steps to your fire-pit with tripod, Dutch oven, kettle and griddle, or use the BBQ in the apple-tree glade.  There's an outdoor table and chairs too.

We've provided a proper flushing mains lavatory and washing facilities, but its over to you for everything else.  Completely off-grid, you'll get a pile of wood, a box of charcoal and lanterns.  Have fun!
As the sun sets behind the wagon, the moon rises to shine in at your front door.
The Garden
Fresh garden produce - pick your own, ask or see what's in the basket! 10 minutes stroll round the garden in August yielded this lot...
...and the fresh pesto to go with it!
Coming soon - New & Improved outdoor cooking & dining! Al fresco dining in style on our new Pizza Patio, with wood pizza oven. gas BBQ, wood smoker/grill & seating for 6. Pick'nGrill from your own container veg & herb garden. Opening in May 2016.
                                          Figs
             Ripe & ready in August
        Soft fruit - July - September
           Apples - August to October
                            Grapes
Ready to pick and eat in October.
                       Walnuts
Come in June for pickling fruit, late September for nuts
                      Salad
We grow various lettuce & leaves, cucumbers, tomatoes. beetroot, peas/mange tout, garlic, beans, potatoes... help yourself all summer long!
Nothing's wasted; surplus garden produce becomes delicious home-made chutneys, jellies and jams
No dogs in the wagon, but Ow Butt loves to keep guests company outside
Wassailing happens right after Christmas. Our apple trees are blessed in song and rhyme and hung with 5 gold rings of bread to encourage the birds. Join us in this ancient celebration.
Victorian Afternoon Teas voted "the best we've ever had" by guests Marilyn & Brooklyn (and they've had lots!)
A selection of sandwiches and savouries, scones, jam & cream, cakes and sweets, and of course, Proper loose-leaf teas and coffee served in vintage bone china. At £15pp it's something to celebrate! Book your Afternoon Tea when you stay. Exclusively for guests at The Apple Store and Gypsy Rose.