Lydney is one of the four market towns in the Forest of Dean and is located on the bank of the River Severn. In times gone by, the riverside dock was used to import and export coal, iron, and timber. Today, however, it is used as a mooring for boats and yachts.
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Moving to Lydney
Lydney is a charming location that has a village feel and a real sense of community. Being surrounded by woodland and countryside, but benefitting from the amenities of the town, makes the area a very popular place to live.
The sales and letting markets are very buoyant in the area and each has a variety of stock, ranging from contemporary one-bed apartments to large stone farmhouses. Large detached homes and townhouses tend to cost between £350,000 up to £1.2m. Detached properties vary between £145,000-£350,000. Semis, £110,000-£270,000. Terraces and cottages, £90,000-£200,000. Rentals: one-bed flats, £350-£525pcm; three-bed houses, £600-£750pcm.
Days Out in Lydney
To learn more about Lydney’s history visit the Dean Heritage Centre in Cinderford. It details the social and industrial history of the entire Forest of Dean area and the people who used to live there.
A beautiful place to explore, the Forest of Dean Sculpture trail winds its way through some incredible woodland. There is also a picnic site and children’s playground to enjoy in nice weather. The Gavellers Café us on site and is famed for its full English breakfasts!
Transport Links Lydney
Lydney sits just west of the A48 which goes north to Gloucester and south down to Chepstow. Just past Chepstow, drivers can connect to the M4, M5 and M48. There are also a number local and regional bus routes to help those living in Lydney and working or going to school in the surrounding areas.
Lydney railway station is comprised of two platforms and sits on the Gloucester to Newport line. Although the station is unstaffed, there is a self-service ticket machine which commuters and travellers can rely on. During off-peak hours Monday to Friday there is an hourly Maesteg – Cardiff Central – Cheltenham Spa service in each direction. There are also trains to Cardiff Central, Nottingham and Birmingham New Street. However, this service does not run on a Sunday.