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Florence Country Hotel in the Forest of Dean
The Florence is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has one of the most picturesque settings in Gloucestershire. The hotel is ideally situated on the A466 between Chepstow and Monmouth.

All rooms having en-suite bathrooms, shaver points, tea and coffee making facilities, TV's, DVD's and hairdryers.

Other facilities include:
Fresh Morning Coffee
Tasty Light Lunches
Afternoon Cream Teas
Private Dining Rooms available
Comfortable Lounge Area with Log Burning Fire
Friendly, Efficient Staff
5 acres of Private Woodland adjoining the Offas Dyke Path
Conference Facilities
Contact Info
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Phone: 01594 530830
Fax: 01594 531198

Bigsweir
St Briavels
Lower Wye Valley
Gloucestershire
GL15 6QQ

Near: St. Briavels
Photo of Near: St. Briavels St. Briavels stands on the edge of a limestone plateau 800 feet above the Wye Valley, with spectacul..

Nearby Churches

St. Mary the Virgin church stands 650 feet above the River Wye giving panoramic views over the valley, and can be seen from Bigsweir, as well as parts of the hillside on the other side of the valley, in Wales. It is probable that there has been a place of worhip on this site since the 5th century, but it was the Normans who built the first stone church here, using local Forest stone, in about 1086.

In the Lady Chapel there is an Easter Tomb with a decorated slab of Forest stone, which was made for the tomb of Robert Abbot of Lire in France, who died in St. Briavels in 1272. The recumbent figures at the west end of the south aisle are of William Warren and his family and are from a large tomb which had stood in the north wall of the chancel until 1860. The choir stalls were made in 1950 in oak by local craftsmen and here you will find the Priest's Stall with the arms of the Dean and the Chapter of Hereford and you will also see the Hunters Horn, which is the badge of the Constable of the Forest. The Norman font has a stone frill which is thought to be unique.

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