Redrow - Severn Heights, GL15
Within easy reach of both the modern motorway network and the ancient woodlands of the Forest of Dean, Lydney offers the best of both worlds, giving you all you need for work and leisure in one great location. Which makes it the ideal place for our award winning Heritage Collection homes, with their blend of classic architecture and modern, family friendly interiors.
This exciting new development of three and four bedroom family homes near Gloucester is sure to prove popular, so make sure you register you interest today to get all the latest news and the pick of the plots when they are first released. Remember, you’ll need just 5% deposit with Help to Buy.
With the Forest of Dean right on your doorstep and the Brecon Beacons just beyond, there are plenty of options for outdoor action near Lydney. Closer to home, the town has its own golf club, along with popular cricket, rugby and football teams. Freedom Leisure offers an excellent choice of pitches and courts, along with a brand new gym and a swimming pool, and you can even swim outdoors during the summer at the classic 1920’s Bathurst open-air pool. For evening entertainment, there are cinemas at nearby Coleford and Cinderford, the latter doubling as a theatre with a wide programme of productions and events. You’ll also find endless entertainment opportunities just a short drive away in Gloucester.
Getting a good start in life is so important for your children, so you’ll be delighted to know that there are a number of respected primary schools within easy reach of the development. Severnbanks Primary School is ranked ‘good with outstanding behaviour and leadership’ by OFSTED, with Lydney CofE Primary also rated ‘good’. Unlike many small towns this size, older children in Lydney do not need to travel far for high school education. The Dean Academy in the centre of town is showing excellent progress in raising standards and preparing senior pupils for success.
The area around Lydney High Street has an impressive selection of shops for a small town. For a wider choice, head for nearby Gloucester where you’ll find a choice of two modern shopping centres, Gloucester Quays and Eastgate, along with out of town shopping at Gloucester Retail Park. Gloucester is also famous for its range of quirky independent shops, with four distinct shopping quarters to choose from. The area around Gloucester Cathedral is great for browsing, while the city also boasts an excellent reputation for fine foods, with high class delicatessens selling local produce and continental fayre and a popular farmers’ market every Friday.
The A48 Lydney bypass links the town to Gloucester in the east and to the motorway connections at Chepstow to the west, where you can join the M4, M5 and Severn crossings. Chepstow is 9miles, Gloucester is 19miles, Bristol and Newport are both around 27miles and Cardiff is around 40miles. Lydney Station has direct trains to Gloucester in just 20minutes, Newport in around half an hour and Cardiff in around three quarters of an hour. You can even combine transport and leisure with a ride on the Dean Forest Railway, powered by classic steam and diesel locomotives.
For doctors, try either Lydney Practice on Albert Streetor Severn bank Surgery on Tutnalls Street. For dentists try Central Surgery on Hill Street.