Welcome to Lydney
Standing on the banks of the river Severn, the longest river in the UK, Lydney is a small town in the west of Gloucestershire. Its origins go back to the iron age, and its most notable historical site is St Briavels Castle, built in the early 13th century to defend against attacks from the Welsh. Today the town has more than 30 pubs, restaurants, and cafes, and transport links to many notable areas in the Forest of Dean.
Get to know Gloucester
The Cotswolds' most well-known settlement, Gloucester is a city with a rich and fascinating history going back to the Roman occupation of Britain. Marked by the towering gothic spire of its ancient cathedral, Gloucester has seen a great deal of rejuvenation in recent years, which is exceptionally visible in and around its historic docklands. With intriguing historical sites, famous filming locations, great food and drink and plenty of family attractions, Gloucester is a wonderful place to stay, whatever your tastes.
Amaze yourself at the Museum of Gloucester
After a facelift from the Heritage Lottery Fund, The Museum of Gloucester is more immersive and fascinating than ever before. Full of interactive exhibits and displays, the museum chronicles life in Gloucester from its earliest history, with a dinosaur display, medieval street scene, Roman kitchen, and many more memorable features that the whole family will love.
Planning a trip to Lydney? Travelodge Magor Airport Hotel is a half-hour drive away, and Travelodge Gloucester Hotel can be reached in 40 minutes.