Bidmead Cook Estate & Letting Agents in Coleford
Bidmead Cook, estate agents in Coleford is conveniently situated on the main High Street in this delightful market town which lies within the beautiful and historic Royal Forest of Dean.
The Royal Forest of Dean has the prestigious title of being classed as an area of outstanding natural beauty and our branch in the town offers a varied mix of property including some exceptional country cottages.
Coleford is located in the heart of The Royal Forest of Dean within easy reach of many interesting and beautiful places to visit including the ancient iron mines at Clearwell Caves, the relaxing Beechenhurst, where a walk through the forest will lead you through a Sculpture Trail including the stained glass window and the giants chair, Perrygrove Steam Railway, Symonds Yat and The Wye Valley where canoeing, fishing, cycling and picturesque walks can be enjoyed.
Coleford has enjoyed a rich history, in 1275 it was first recorded as Colevorde when it was part of the Royal Hunting Forest if you spend time taking in the ‘Coleford Town Walk’ you will discover many of its historical buildings. In the 1800s Robert Mushet invented the process of making steel and developed the first self-hardening tool steel.
Coleford boasts two excellent golf courses, its own cinema, public library and a good range of locally-owned shops, restaurants, café’s and hotels, with its town square being designated as a conservation area.
Coleford also offers a range of events that take place throughout the year including the Carnival of Transport in April, Coleford Music Festival in May and Dancing through The Dean in July. There is also a Farmers Market that takes place in the town square every Friday where you can sample and purchase locally produced food and drink.
Coleford is a small thriving market town with a strong community but still retains its original charm and character.