Lydney is a popular place to visit in Gloucestershire as many of the city’s star attractions are close. Berkeley Castle and the Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre are amongst the best places to explore here. Also, well worth the effort are Tintern Abbey and Thornbury Castle.
To really understand Gloucestershire, head to one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Wander through the exhibits and savor the quiet atmosphere of City Museum in Gloucester, the Museum in the Park in Stroud and the Gloucester Folk Museum.
If the weather is good get outdoors and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. Go for a walk in one of the local parks and gardens, which include Westonbirt Arboretum in Tetbury.
Holiday makers visiting the Lydney area should not miss out on Gloucester Cathedral in Gloucester, Chepstow Castle in Chepstow and Highgrove House in Tetbury. If you’re a history buff, the region’s bygone days can still be experienced at Blaise Castle in Bristol.
When it’s time to scratch that golf itch, head to the Players Golf Club in Bristol. Grab your favorite club and hit the fairways.
Spend a few hours at Merchants' Quay in Gloucester and the Mall at Cribbs Causeway in Bristol to get in some retail therapy.
If you are here during winter, enjoy Lydney’s best ski runs at the Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre in Gloucester.
Nearby Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester is a great place to catch a game of rugby union, and to see local heroes, the Gloucester, in all their glory. On match days follow the procession of red and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local rugby union lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a few post-game beers.
To make the most of Lydney, think about booking a room close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, be sure to check out the Hampton by Hilton Newport East, the Holiday Inn Express Bristol - North, and the Hilton Bristol.