Local Area

Mitcheldean is the perfect location to participate in outdoor activities such as hiking, horse riding, climbing and exhilarating mountain bike tracks. The village amenities include a post office, supermarket, library, doctors, church, hairdressers and beauticians, primary school and a highly achieving secondary school, Dene Magna. The school boasts exceptional academic achievements year after year which is evident by their consistent “Outstanding” status award in Ofsted reports and recognition by national and international bodies.

With its convenient location Woodland View is within easy access to a number of local attractions for all ages so there is always something to do.


Bike Riding

The Forest of Dean and close by Wye Valley provides such varied terrain and scenery - with an extensive network of stoned roads and paths, it is perfect for cyclists of all abilities.


Walking is one of the most popular outdoor activities in the area for both visitors and residents. Every trail is unique and a perfect way to admire the true beauty in this part of the country. For those who are really serious, there a number of clubs to join in the local area.


For those seeking more of a thrill, the Forest of Dean is home to a number of adventurous activities for all ages. From Go Ape to canoe hire, mountaineering to pilot lessons there is something for all the family within easy reach. 


Slow the pace down with a spot of retail therapy at the Gloucester Quays or nearby Ross-on-Wye. The Quays shopping outlet is also host to a number of chain restaurants and cafes, while Ross-On-Wye hosts a bustling market every Wednesday and Saturday. If great food is what you’re after, the Mill Race pub is close by offering an awarding winning food and wine menu, using the very best local produce. In Mitcheldean itself, there is a selection of take away restaurants, cafés and pubs.


Within Mitcheldean there is a nursery, primary school and Dene Magna secondary school which has consistently been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. There is also John Kyrle High School & Sixth Form nearby in Ross on Wye and Gloucestershire College which has campuses throughout Gloucestershire, including one in Mitcheldean. In Gloucester and Monmouth there are a choice of excellent grammar and public schools.

Health Care

Mitcheldean has a range of dentist surgeries, doctors, hospitals and opticians within the local area. Mitcheldean has a doctor’s surgery. The nearest hospital are The Dilke Memorial Hospital in Cinderford and the Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in Gloucester. For your pets’ healthcare there is the nearby Pets Barn Veterinary Group in Longhope.