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Let us take care of your Christmas while you kick back and relax

wreath, Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

If you’re looking to spend Christmas away from home, without lifting a finger, then look no further than our boutique rural retreat here in the beautiful Forest of Dean offering a choice of one, two or three-night breaks over the festive period filled with winter walks, gourmet dining in the award-winning AA restaurant, cosy log […]

Meet The Supplier – Richard Vaughan, Huntsham Farm

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We are extraordinarily lucky to have a huge variety of quality suppliers here on our doorstep in the Forest of Dean. None more so than Huntsham Farm where Richard Vaughan has established a formidable reputation for his outstanding quality Beef, Pork and Lamb. We asked Richard if he could shed some light on how he […]

A Hidden Gem, the Gorgeous Forest of Dean – a blog post by Abi King

Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

We were delighted to host Inside The Travel Lab AKA Abi King recently, here’s her lovely blog post about her stay in the Forest of Dean: Love the Cotswolds but looking for something new and a little more off the beaten track? Meet the Tudor Farmhouse snuggled deep in the Forest of Dean. Cosy indoors, […]

10 Reasons to Treat Yourself this January.

Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

Why you deserve a winter getaway Starting the year, relaxed, restored and rejuvenated must be on this year’s Christmas wish list. Whether active, relaxing or indulgent, there are many reasons to escape this January.   Start your new year proactively Those new year resolutions don’t keep themselves. With a surge in popularity, outdoor pursuits are […]

Tudor Farmhouse Named ‘Country Hotel of the Year’ by the Good Hotel Guide 2019

good hotel guide 2019

Boutique hotel Tudor Farmhousein the Forest of Dean, 20 miles from Gloucester, has just been named Country Hotel of the Year by the prestigious Good Hotel Guide2019; an independent guide to the best hotels in Britain and Ireland, published yesterday (Monday 08 October). This is one of ten special César awards presented to a small […]

Flower Arranging Courses

flowers, Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

Josephine’s Fabulous Flowers supplies the hotel with unique and quirky flower arrangements using vintage and natural flowers locally grown wherever possible. We’ve teamed up with Jo to provide a range of workshops throughout the year so that you can create your own seasonal display for a variety of occasions. All workshops, including afternoon tea, cost […]

Region’s best local food producers meet for celebration lunch

Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

Yesterday, to mark over 10 years of local sourcing, we hosted a celebration lunch our local food & drink producers. The area’s finest farmers, greatest growers and the best local artisan food producers who regularly supply the restaurant met to enjoy the fruits of their labour and share their passion for local produce with like-minded […]

Rob Cox’s Tudor Farmhouse Sausage Meat Stuffing Recipe

sausage Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

With only a few weeks to go until Christmas here’s Rob’s recipe for his delicious Sausage Meat Stuffing: Ingredients Serves 10 25g unsalted butter 125g onion, chopped 850g sausage meat 10g garlic, chopped 10g fresh sage, chopped 2g fresh thyme, chopped 2 egg yolks 100g fresh breadcrumbs Salt & pepper Method Heat the butter in […]

Recipe – Cheesecake mousse, white wine poached apple, granola, rosemary oil

cheesecake recipe

Rob’s cheesecake mouse has been an instant hit on his new dinner menu.  Here’s how it’s done: Cheesecake 375g Philadelphia Cream Cheese 120g icing sugar 1 vanilla pod 500g double cream Whisk all ingredients until thick like whipped cream Place in a piping bag Apples 5 granny smiths 200g white wine (Sauvignon Blanc) 100g sugar […]

Foraging Dates for 2016

foraging at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

We’re delighted to confirm Raoul’s group foraging dates for 2016. Dubbed by The Guardian as “the Carluccio of the Wye Valley” our in-house forager Raoul van Den Broucke supplies the hotel with produce collected nearby and runs foraging expeditions that take guests off the beaten track. The crop depends on season and ranges from a […]

Sawday’s English Hotel of the Year Award

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We are thrilled to announce we have won the English Hotel of the Year award in the Sawday’s British Hotel awards. We’re absolutely delighted to win this award, particularly because Sawday’s guides are so well respected; they always seek out the unique and because they are inspection-led, readers know the quality is the best too. […]

An interview with Judith and Colin from Tintern Parva Vineyard.

parva vineyard

We’re extremely lucky to have Parva Farm Vineyard, one of our wine suppliers, so close by in Tintern Chepstow. We caught up with Colin and Judith recently to ask them a few questions… What are you most famous for? Probably for our Bacchus wines as we have won many awards with them, both nationally and […]

We’ve won English Hotel of The Year 2016!

sawdays

What a Week! We’re delighted to announce that we have won the English Hotel of the Year in the Sawday’s British Hotel awards. We’re absolutely delighted to win this award, particularly because Sawday’s guides are so well respected. They always seek out the unique and because they are inspection-led, readers know the quality is the best […]

Brook’s Chocolate Brownie Recipe.

brownie at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

Its short and sweet…here’s Brook’s top secret chocolate brownie recipe: Chocolate Brownie Recipe  400g 54% dark chocolate 300g Netherend Farm butter 12oz soft dark brown sugar 8oz Shipton Mill plain flour 8oz white chocolate chunks 6 Pope Farm eggs ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons coffee (dissolved in a little bit of water)   Melt chocolate […]

Meet Raoul van den Broucke, foraging guru

Raoul

Nothing is more rewarding than finding and hand-picking your own foods, then taking them back to the kitchen and experimenting with flavours to create something delicious, as 70-year-old forest forager Raoul van den Broucke explains Q – Where did you grow up and what was your route into foraging? A – I live in Monmouth but I […]

Recipe – Elderflower, Bramley & Gage gin panacotta, lemon sorbet, ginger crumble

elder, Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

Our recipes are always very popular and its been ages since we posted one so sorry for the wait! We’ve recently contributed this recipe for a deliciously seasonal Elderflower, Bramley and Gin panna-cotta to the “A Taste of the West Country Recipe book” so we thought we’d give you a sneak peek. Hope you enjoy […]