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Neatly penned in between the River Wye and the River Severn are more than 526km2 of ancient woodland. Filled with mystery, these woods have provided the inspiration for artisans, authors and outdoor enthusiasts alike for years, and now they’re waiting for you.

Outstanding views, an Area of Special Scientific Interest, Oak woodlands unmatched by any others in the UK – the Forest of Dean lays claim to all this and more. Take advantage of our Bracelands site to try Forest of Dean camping and you’ll quickly realise how the area could inspire the likes of J.K. Rowling and J.R.R. Tolkien to name but a few. 


Our Campsite in the Forest of Dean:


Bracelands Campsite, Forest of Dean

Wonderfully spacious, perfectly placed and incredibly enticing, Bracelands campsite is just waiting to welcome you. Located on the edge of the Forest of Dean, Bracelands... From: £12.50 per night (Two Adults)


About the Forest of Dean

Resized-052The Forest of Dean is England’s first national park and largest oak woodland. Protected by laws from as early back as 1066, this is one of England’s largest crown forests, second only to the New Forest.

Over the course of its long history, the forest has been protected as hunting grounds and governed by the accompanying laws. In a similar fashion to the New Forest, commoners rights have been distributed and administered by Verderers. Now, sheep freely graze the land, wild boars roam and deer grace visitors with their presence. 

It is, however, perhaps the forest’s geographical formations and history that best define this special area. It is composed of the Wye Valley – an area of outstanding natural beauty – the Vale of Leadon, a quintessential area around the town of Newent, the Severn Vale and of course the royal forest itself.

The result is a plethora of landscapes, adorned with wildlife, beautiful woodland glades and tranquil scenes at the water’s edge. It’s easy to see why Forest of Dean holidays come highly recommended.

Forest of Dean Campsite

Forest of Dean camping means that you’re always in the heart of the woodlands, and access to them is but a short walk to the edge of the campsite. Views across the valley taking in the River Wye, or simply looking into the woodlands, are never far away.

Our Bracelands site is surrounded by oaks, copper beech and pine trees and provides a huge expanse to enjoy these forest backdrops.

Situated not far from the town of Coleford or the famous Symonds Yat Rock, camping in the Forest of Dean at Bracelands is something everyone should try. Steeped in history, radiating beauty and glazed with an air of mystery, the Forest of Dean is the perfect setting for your next holiday. Enter this ancient forest and you’ll be in a realm far away from the ‘usual’.

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