Mill End The General Stores, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire

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  • Weekly price
    from £ 8500
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 3500
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 4500
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 1000

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Groups of Cottages
Houses sleeping 40 with hot tubs, for hen parties, milestone birthdays and big family gatherings in the Forest of Dean

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Mill End The General Stores, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, sleeps 20-40 in 17 bedrooms.

Whatever your group size, just ask for a quote!

We specialise in large groups for 2 or 3 night weekend stays, & can sleep 40 and seat up to 40 comfortably for dinner. But we accept much smaller groups for Monday/Friday breaks.

If you like our style & want the whole hot tub/outdoor wood fired sauna vibe my partner owns a small cottage next door comfortably sleeping 6 (8 at a push). For smaller family gatherings, retreats or corporate training please do ask for a Monday/Friday quote.

Mill End is 3 properties internally linked, lovingly converted over the years by ex-fashion designer Liz Lewitt. Hiring the cottage next door too gives a total of 17 bedrooms.

We love hen parties and also have a little sister catering business. The entertainment, catering and hospitality can be hired in by all types of guest.

Mill End is an absolutely perfect large house complex for hen parties, family re-unions; 40th, 50th, 60th birthday parties, big intergenerational wedding anniversaries, day time development days & training or mid-week team building or spa retreats.

Bordello Banquets offers catering, cocktails, cookery classes, pamper treatments, themed tea parties, butler in the buff & naked art classes, sewing bee crafts, gin mixology, wine tasting, boudoir photography & burlesque dance classes, vintage china hire, seated dinners, buffets, Mad Hatter's Tea Parties.

Mill End is on the edge of a village, which has all the shops & takeaways you might need for a weekend away in a quirky country house. You don't need to panic buy & bring all your shopping with you!

The courtyard garden has a Mediterranean vibe & has great views & walks up the hills & into local woodland & everything else the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley offer. Stunning woodland walks are on each side of Plump Hill or The Stenders, with a monolithic well for cold water plunging & rivers for canoeing & SUP.

NB - Because Mill End is in a village, please note that it is not good for DJs, decks, PAs or live music - or music outside.


3 kitchens, all extensively equipped for large family & function catering, cocktail masterclasses or 'come dine with me' team building activities.
The barn dining area seats 40, with dramatic beams, graffiti art, gypsy sconces, chandeliers & open plan kitchen (1 of 3). It has equipment for 40+
2 Sofas, solid fuel stove & pool table in oak/glass garden room 5 Sofas & 60" TV in sitting room Sofa & TV in dining area 2 Sofas & TV in playroom
60" TV hdmi + freeview in playroom TV/DVD in sitting room small TV/DVD in dining room ipod dock in dining room TV/DVD in The Cottage
3 wireless internet access accounts in different parts of the property. Gigaclear fibre-optic being installed in April 2021 for corporate/work needs
Leisure facilities - spa with 2 saunas, massage area. Sitting room & cocktail bar. Pool table in green oak & glass garden room
Gas central heating electric towel rads in bathrooms solid fuel stove in garden room open fire in The Cottage fire pits gas BBQ logs provided.
17 rooms if malt house, general stores, jovial colliers & cottage all hired: twins, doubles, family en suites, four poster with free-standing bath.
White cotton linen and towels provided. Feather duvets on all beds, with additional blankets & quilts. Non-feather spare bedding is available.
Three en suites. Ten bathrooms total Never more than 2 bedrooms per bathroom other than The Cottage Next Door
Not good, as grade 11 listed Medieval property with internal steps and changing levels. Downstairs double w en-suite but main dining is upstairs
Toys 4 babies; books, DVDs, toys 4 toddlers; games, popcorn, biscuit, doughnut makers 4 kids; pool table 4 teens. Hot tub, swings, sandpit, trampoline
Rope ladder, swings, spiders web, tyre horse, sand pit, trampoline in lawn. BBQ area Hot tub Outdoor woodfired sauna cabin if hiring The Cottage
2 hot tubs - main house & the Cottage outdoor wood fired sauna cabin if hiring the Cottage Can organise in house pamper treatments in the Spa Space
Off-street house parking - 8-12 cars - but tight so first in is last out. Extra parking - on road behind house (200m) or village car park (300m).
Outside only - there are two outdoor wall mounted ashtrays & some seating & an ashtray under cover. No cig ends on floor or in flower beds please.
Yes - but downstairs of house only. Not on furniture, beds or in carpeted rooms. Large secure walled garden & plenty of walks in immediate vicinity.



The General Stores is in a village in the Forest of Dean, 45 minutes from Bristol & within access from London, Birmingham, Cheltenham & Gloucester
Cinderford, 4 miles; Coleford, 8 miles; Gloucester, 15 miles; Bristol, 30 miles.
Mitcheldean High St - 2 minute walk - co-op store open till 11.00pm. Family butcher, fruit & veg shop, post office/newsagent. Large co-op & Lidl in Cinderford, 4 miles, Nearest Waitrose in Monmouth
Pubs & take-aways in the village. Excellent restaurants/pubs - within 3 mile radius - Ship Inn, Newnham, Red Hart, Blaisdon. Or Farmer's Boy Longhope or Yew Tree Carvery, also Longhope

Booking Information

Prices (happy to negotiate)

£4,500.00, up to 25, 3 nights, 10 rooms
£4,500.00, up to 33, 2 nights, 14 rooms
£5,500.00 up to 40, 2 nights, 17 rooms

£4,000.00, up to 25, 4 nights, 10 rooms + add on £1,000.00 for bigger groups

Hen Party Packages from £250.00 for all in fun, food & games

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

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Mill End
GL17 0HP
United Kingdom
Gloucester or Bristol.
On Mill End, opposite The General Stores, to and from Gloucester Station & surrounding areas.

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Mill End The General Stores, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire

Liz Lewitt

Joined us: 2009
Mill End
GL17 0HP
United Kingdom