Stunning new homes near the Forest of Dean
Bishops Mead Phase 2 is our new collection of homes in the charming town of Lydney in Gloucestershire. Offering a range of two, three and four-bedroom homes, it's in a fantastic location on the southern outskirts of the town.
Lydney is a great place to set up a new home. You'll have all the facilities and amenities of this picturesque and historic little town as well as the River Severn, the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. They're on your doorstep for scenic walks and cycle rides with the family. If you need to commute, you'll be halfway between Gloucester with its link to the M5, and Chepstow with its link to the M4 at Newport for South Wales or Bristol. Lydney is connected to the national rail network too so that's an asset for the town and for Bishops Mead too.
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2 available | 3 bedroom mid terrace house
2 available | 3 bedroom end terrace house
1 available | 3 bedroom mid terrace house
1 available | 3 bedroom mid terrace house
1 available | 3 bedroom detached house
5 available | 3 bedroom detached house
2 available | 4 bedroom detached house
1 available | 4 bedroom detached house
Situated on the west bank of the River Severn, close to the Forest of Dean and just 21 miles from Gloucester, Lydney is a fantastic place to call home. The town's unspoilt harbour area, which dates from the 1870s, is historically important and is a perfect place for an evening stroll.
There's plenty to do in the local area. Lydney Rugby Club is well-known locally and nationally, there's an open-air swimming pool and leisure centre, plus beautiful walks and cycle paths surrounding the town. There are plenty of open green spaces to enjoy too, with the Lydney Park Estate just a 4 minute drive away, and Bathurst Park 1.3 miles away, next to the grounds of the Lydney Recreation Trust. A little further afield, the Forest of Dean is a 15 minute drive north, where you can take in the stunning surroundings of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Lydney's popular outdoor swimming pool, the Bathurst Swimming Pool built in the 1920s, is open from May until early September. Freedom Leisure Lydney offers amenities at the Dean Academy, the local secondary school. Lydney Golf Club is a nine-hole course.
Lydney caters for all ages, with primary schools and an academy within easy reach. There's Lydney Church of England Community School (2.4 miles), Severnbanks County Primary School (3.2 miles), Primrose Hill C of E Primary School (3.6 miles) and Dean Academy (1.2 miles).
Lydney has excellent transport links which have ensured that it's a vibrant place to both live and work. You'll find a good range of shops, a leisure centre and sports facilities, as well as a range of thriving businesses. The town is also home to a wide variety of pubs, cafes and restaurants, catering for everyone's tastes.
Lydney train station is less than a 5 minute drive from Bishops Mead, with train services heading southwest to Chepstow and Newport, and northeast to Gloucester. Chepstow and Gloucester also have railway stations. The A48 is the main road link between Chepstow and Gloucester.
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