Attractions near The Dovecote

This is a list of the attractions near this property that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all attractions near this property.
Nelson Museum & Local History Centre (2 Miles)*
Horatio Nelson was born in Norfolk, died at sea, and is buried in St Paul's Cathedral - yet Monmouth is home to a magnificent collection of Nelson material.
Great Western Railway Museum (Coleford) (3 Miles)*
The Great Western Railway Museum is housed in one of the last remaining permanent railway buildings in the Forest of Dean, on the original site of Coleford Railway Yard. It is the original GWR Goods Station of 1883.
Clearwell Caves Ancient Iron Mines (3 Miles)*
When you visit Clearwell Caves you are entering some of the very oldest underground workings in Britain.
Goodrich Castle (6 Miles)*
Goodrich Castle is the most complete medieval castle in Britain, despite its turbulent history. Built on a rocky outcrop with exhilarating views over the Wye Valley, it gives a fascinating insight into fortress life seven centuries ago.
Tintern Abbey (6 Miles)*
It's easy to understand why Tintern Abbey was one of the first places in Wales to attract Visitors. Travellers have been flocking to this riverbank in the wooded Wye Valley for hundreds of years to admire Tintern's grace and sublime beauty.
Raglan Castle (7 Miles)*
Handsome Raglan, set amongst green, rolling border country, marks the end of an auspicious line. Largely the creation of the more peaceful, later Middle Ages, it brings to a close the great castle-building episode in Welsh history.
Lydney Park Gardens (7 Miles)*
Lydney Park Gardens is open during the Spring and on certain days in the summer as part of the National Garden Scheme (Yellow Book).
Dean Heritage Centre (8 Miles)*
Situated in a converted former mill in the picturesque Soudley Valley, the Dean Heritage Centre is the ideal starting point for a visit to the Forest.
Chepstow Museum (10 Miles)*
Chepstow Museum reveals the rich and varied past of this ancient town, once an important port and market centre. Wine trade, shipbuilding and salmon fishing are among Chepstow's many industries featured in displays with atmospheric settings.
Chepstow Castle (10 Miles)*
Chepstow Castle, on its rock above the swirling waters of the River Wye, stands guard over a strategic crossing point into Wales.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near The Dovecote
Newland (1 Mile)*
Monmouth (2 Miles)*
Coleford (3 Miles)*
The market town of Coleford, known to have been in existence from 1275, has an attractive centre. The Clock Tower is all that remains of the original church built in 1821and demolished in 1882.
Dingestow (4 Miles)*
Skenfrith (8 Miles)*
Lydney (8 Miles)*
There has been a settlement at Lydney ever since Roman times. It is thought that Lydney Park was a significant Roman settlement with a temple, bath house and guest house dating back to the 4th century.
Cinderford (8 Miles)*
The town at the heart of the Forest of Dean. Cinderford grew up at the point where the Littledean to Coleford Road crossed Bideford Brook (known also as Cinderford or Soudley Brook).
Garway (9 Miles)*
Ross-on-wye (10 Miles)*
Herefordshire is known for its pretty villages and Ross-on-Wye surely tops the list. This small market town has just over 10,000 residents and the picturesque streets, shops and quaint market square draw many more thousands of tourists.
Arlingham (10 Miles)*
Arlingham is a delightful unspoiled village in the Horseshoe Bend of the River Severn. Off juncton 13 of the M5, head for Frampton on Severn then go straight through the vilaage, keep left over the canal for 3 m.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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