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The General Stores, Mill End Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, England

Large Country House for Family Holidays or Celebrations in The Forest of Dean
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3 night weekend price from £ 4000
2 night weekend price from £ 3000
Midweek per night price from £ 1250
Guide prices only. Please see Prices and Availability tab, below, for more details, or contact owner.
The en-suite family Chinese Room, sleeps 3 + a cotRose Room with French Doors to garden
Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
The General Stores, Mill End Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, England, sleeps 40 in 17 bedrooms.

The General Stores, Mill End Mitcheldean, is an absolutely perfect large house for family re-unions; 40th, 50th, 60th birthday parties with children brought along to share the occasion; big wedding anniversaries with all the generations together; active outdoor extreme sports weekends using all the local attractions; business dinners and private dining.

The General Stores is located on the edge of a village, which has all the amenities one might need for a weekend away for forest holidays or a self-catering weekend in a big country house.

The courtyard garden is completely private and not overlooked, other than by George Cottage, affording great views up the hills behind and immediate access to late shop, off-licence and take-away options within the village. You can make the most of the forest all around you, or you can spend the weekend luxuriating in the house, garden and facilities - there is something for everyone. Please look at our testament page on our own website to see what people have to say.

We specialise in and offer bespoke, sophisticated, spa break hen weekends where you can indulge in fine dining, in-house pamper treatments and hampers. In addition we provide a fantastic and luxurious (though we say so ourselves) range of add-on attractions and activities to create a truly unique pamper party.

These range from baroque to burlesque; can-can to charleston; cocktail training to chocolate classes; butlers in the buff to murder mystery; pasta making to wood fired pizza baking. The theatrical setting and elaborate table themes can complete your distinctive weekend, and we can put together a package specifically for your group, working to a budget per head.

We offer in house catering from our sister company, with buffets, three course dinners, cream teas and mad hatter’s tea parties – even themed dinners, offering vintage china, cut glass, bone handled cutlery and uniformed staff (including butlers in the buff) to complete the look!

Group Accommodation Details

Kitchen Details
Three kitchens, all extensively equipped for family & function catering, cocktail masterclasses or 'come dine with me' team building
Dining Room
Upstairs of barn seats 40, with dramatic beams, graffiti art, gypsy sconces, chandeliers and open plan kitchen with extensive facilities equipment
Sitting Room
Oak room seating w solid fuel stove, large sitting room w 60" TV, seating in upper barn dining area and further sitting room in lower stores
TV and Music Facilities
60" TV hdmi + freeview; TV/DVD in lower stores sitting room; TV/DVD in George Cottage; TV/DVD in upper barn
Telecom Facilities
three wireless Internet access accounts in different parts of the property
Games Room
Leisure facilities in upstairs of barn - spa with 2 saunas, mini gym. Downstairs sofas & cocktail bar. Pool table in green oak and glass garden room
Heating / Open Fires
Gas central heating & electric towel radiators in bathrooms. Solid fuel stove in green oak & glass room & open fire in George Cottage- logs provided.
17 bedrooms : twins, doubles, family en-suites & four poster with free-standing bath. Downstairs bathroom for more senior guests w seat & grab rail.
White cotton linen & towels provided. Feather duvets on all beds, with additional blankets & quilts. Non-feather bedding available on request.
Ten bathrooms across entire house. Three en-suites.
Disabled Facilities
Not good, as Medieval property with internal steps and changing levels.
Children's Facilities
Toys for babies; books, DVDs & toys for toddlers; games, popcorn, biscuit, doughnut makers for kids; drums, guitars, keyboard, pool table for teens.
Outdoor Facilities
Outdoor play area with "pirate ship" platform, castle, rope ladder, swings, spiders web, hanging chair, big box of outdoor games; sand pit & toys.
Swimming Pool
Outdoor hot tubs for main house & George Cottage. We can also organise in house pamper treatments & holistic therapies for hen parties.
Off-street house parking - 8-10 cars - first in last out. Extra parking - pub car park (100m), on road behind house (200m) or village car park (300m).
Outside only.
Yes - but downstairs of house only. Not on furniture, beds or carpeted rooms. Large secure walled garden & plenty of walks in immediate vicinity.

Large Group Property Location

The General Stores is in a village in the Forest of Dean, 45 minutes from Bristol and has easy access from London, Birmingham, Cheltenham & Gloucester
Nearest Station
Gloucester or Bristol.
Nearest Bus
On Mill End, opposite The General Stores, to and from Gloucester Station & surrounding areas.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Town
Cinderford, 4 miles; Coleford, 8 miles; Gloucester, 15 miles; Bristol, 30 miles.
Nearest Shop
Mitcheldean High St - 2 minute walk - co-op store open till 10.00pm. Family butcher, fruit & veg shop & post office/newsagent.
Nearest Pub / Eatery
Pubs & take-aways in the village. Excellent restaurants/pubs - within 3 mile radius - Ship Inn, Newnham, Red Hart, Blaisdon or Farmer's Boy, Longhope.

Booking Information

Our prices for up to 25 people:
2 night weekend - £3000
3 night weekend - £4000
3 night bank holiday weekend- £4500

If your group is over 25 people then the additional lets are available from £450 dependant on size.

B&B from £60 to £100. Full week from £6,000. X-mas/New Year from £6,500.


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Liz Lewitt

The General Stores, Mill End Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, England
Sleeps 40, Bedrooms 17, Dining 40
Mill End, Mitcheldean, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

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