The Farmers Boy Inn "Longhope"

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Property Location With a stay at The Farmers Boy Inn Longhope in Mitcheldean, you'll be in the historical district, within a 10-minute drive of Forest of Dean and BattleSports Glos. This hotel is 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from Wye Valley and 16.7 mi (26.9 km) from Cotswolds. Distances are displayed to the n...

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Check-in starts at: 15:00

Check-out ends at: 11:00

<h3>Property Location</h3> With a stay at The Farmers Boy Inn Longhope in Mitcheldean, you'll be in the historical district, within a 10-minute drive of Forest of Dean and BattleSports Glos. This hotel is 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from Wye Valley and 16.7 mi (26.9 km) from Cotswolds. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer. <br> - Forest of Dean \- 6.5 km / 4.1 mi<br> - BattleSports Glos - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi<br> - St. Mary's Kempley - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi<br> - Wye Valley - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi<br> - The International Centre for Birds of Prey - 9.1 km / 5.7 mi<br> - Wilton Castle \- 9.4 km / ...

A40, Ross Rd, Longhope, Boxbush, Forest of Dean GL17 0LP, UK - Longhope, Gloucestershire - UK - 170

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Check-in starts at: 15:00

Check-out ends at: 11:00

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Dog and human friendly with great food

Reviewed 1 july, 2022

We stumbled on this place by chance for a late lunch. Very warm welcome, great beer, lovely burgers. They were especially weloming to our two young dogs who were making their first visit to a pub for lunch. Thank you from all of us! And the loos were spotless.


A lovely couple of nights away.

Reviewed 1 july, 2022

We were given an Activity Superstore voucher as a Christmas present which gave various locations for a 2 night break away. We chose the Farmers Boy Inn , having read many good reviews and are so glad we did. Yes, the walls in the rooms are very thin and you can hear sounds from neighbouring rooms, but we were lucky in that we had a fairly quiet neighbour. Apart from this the room was very clean and certainly was big enough for the two of us for a couple of nights. The cleaning lady was lovely and made sure we had enough toiletries and milk, coffee and tea. What makes this place so special are the people, food and drink. All the staff were so friendly and the food and drink was fabulous. The locals were really friendly too and included us in their conversations, when we sat in the pub for a few drinks at the end of a long walk . If you enjoy walking May Hill National Trust is wonderful and gives outstanding views in all directions. There is parking near the top, or do as we did and climb the hill to the top - it is certainly worth the effort. We would certainly recommend a stay or visit to the Farmers Boy Inn and hope to enjoy their hospitality again sometime soon.


Great food , friendly staff

Reviewed 28 june, 2022

We both had the tender steak pie and what can i say but the taste and flavour was fantastic, we also had our dog with us and the staff were super friendly and spoiled the dog. If you are nearby you must come and try the pies. We are definitely coming back here.


Fantastic Quirky Place

Reviewed 25 june, 2022

Well what can we say about this place... fab ..quiet ..quaint .... On arrival the GM was super friendly, showed us to our room, he said he was always around for any queries or info and he did appear to be there 24/7. The staff were also friendly helpful and very happy. Food was superb....apparently known for their award winning pies, which my hubby thoroughly agreed with, said it was the best pie he had in his entire life (he's 63 lol) We were lucky enough to visit when the weather was amazing, so we made full use of the garden, although there are fab pods if it had been cooler. Tiny downside ...the walls are very thin, so if like me you are a light sleeper, take some ear plugs 🤣 Would we stay again ..definitely...hubby already going on about trying a different pie 🤣🤣


A game of 2 halves, wonderful food, dirty room.

Reviewed 22 june, 2022

Have recently stayed here. This place really deserves 2 separate reviews as the internal parts of the pub are fabulous but the room we stayed in was dirty and lacking in many areas. Let's start with the room, it's not very big and very basic, whilst we don't expect perfection I think a basic of being clean should be expected, the room was not clean. The floor was very dirty, whilst it may have been vacuumed it certainly hadn't been mopped recently, there were cobwebs and dust everywhere and the toilet was dirty and stains on the cushions and pillows, the blanket on the bed was dirty and left dirt fluff and hairs on the bedding. The shower wasn't clean and clearly had a drainage issue as whilst showering you would stand in 3" of water that wouldn't go anywhere. There was no fan in the room which meant warm nights were very difficult, the TV was tiny and high up on a shelf with no ability to actually watch the television unless using Netflix or Iplayer etc which is very poor for 2022 and with poor Internet added in this wasn't acceptable. These are all things that have been mentioned in previous reviews and despite the owner replying on TripAdvisor saying they learn from mistakes, this is clearly nonsense as nothing has changed from previous reviews. The outside of the pub is not inviting but the inside is and the majority of staff are great and very welcoming. The food we found to be fantastic and the pies were wonderful and do justify all their promotion and awards, credit to the Chef. The breakfasts were also great and very filling, clearly made with high quality ingredients. We did witness some very odd things whilst there, these always involved Phil the GM as he kept repeating his title as. One instance came where someone who was also staying in the premises said " it's lovely to sit in a nice pub garden on an evening like this" which was a perfectly polite and correct thing to say but was met with a very terse and rude reply from Phil 'The GM' who told him that this most certainly isn't a pub and it's a restaurant and laboured this point to an awkward end. What an odd way to treat a compliment and this is 100% a pub, a pub with rooms none the less...probably why it's called an Inn. Phil 'The GM' also berated a customer for using a rear gate to the garden whilst he was buying a round of drinks. These made a number of people feel unnecessarily awkward, it certainly wasn't due to stress or business as he spent a lot of time rolling fags behind the bar and then smoking them round the front. The best staff we observed were Steph and Asleigh who are clearly very adept at running a slick ship and being genuinely customer focused so thank you to them both for their time and efforts. Some inexpensive and basic upgrades to the rooms would completely change a stay here but however much you pay you should expect cleanliness in all aspects. We would definitely eat here again but not stay.