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Top three restaurants in the Forest of Dean

Posted on 23rd January 2013

Blessed with stunning countryside, beautiful vistas and ancient woodland, the Forest of Dean is a mecca for nature enthusiasts and walkers across the UK.

Boasting an array of local festivals and events that take place throughout the year, this attractive part of the UK is also a popular haunt for young families, many of whom take advantage of the idyllic setting in any one of the beautiful holiday cottages in the Forest of Dean.

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Another appealing aspect for visitors to the region is the county’s selection of fine-dining restaurants, offering up the very best local produce for you to enjoy whilst out with your loved ones. Here is our recommendation for the top three restaurants to visit whilst on your unforgettable vacation to the region.

1. The Ugly Duckling Country Restaurant – Headed by chef Peter Teague, this stunning country restaurant combines great service with palate whetting dishes that will have you returning to the region again and again. Suitable for all tastes, it is a must-visit for foodies holidaying to the region over the course of 2013.

2. The Farmers Boy Inn – An award-winning 17th century coaching inn, The Farmers Boy boasts a warm atmosphere, traditional pub food done well and log fires, all of which help make the restaurant as impressive as you will find anywhere across the UK.

3. The Bluebell Restaurant – A modern British restaurant in every sense of the word, The Bluebell is headed by an award winning chef and boasts a menu designed for all tastes. Freshly prepared from local sources, the food is delicious and guests are

Luxury dining experiences with your family is just one of many aspects to this stunning part of the UK that attracts so many on their Forest of Dean cottage holidays.

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