Some of our close friends…

Local people you say – aye local people… but good people! Below are a few of our friends that can help make your trip to Hillside Brewery even more exciting / relaxing (delete as appropriate!).


Battlezone Archery

Battlezone Archery combines the skill & experience of archery and the thrill of dodge ball through a safe, fun and unique archery experience.

Think Paintball but with bows & foam tipped arrows.

Suitable for the whole family from 12+ onwards.

Clay Pigeon Shooting at Chessgrove Shooting School in Longhope as part of an experience day at Hillside Brewery

Chessgrove Shooting School

Chessgrove Shoot is on a working Gloucestershire farm offering clay pigeon shooting. Steve Batt has many years shooting experience & a flair for providing shooting tuition.

They welcome individuals and groups of all sizes & experience for just an hour or two or a full day.


The Farmers Boy Inn

Set in the Gloucestershire & Herefordshire Countryside this part of the Country is truly a hidden gem. A family run Inn with a “Home from Home” atmosphere with an amazing energy & passion for the well being of its customers & friends.


Harts Barn Cookery School

Harts Barn Cookery School is all about ‘COOKING FOR ALL’ from Banquets to Basics. We are based in the beautiful Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire on an awe inspiring site dating back to 1068.

All classes offer a hands-on element and will focus on gaining practical skills and knowledge.


Kilcott Inn

On the border of Gloucestershire and Herefordshire, the Kilcott Inn, recently restored is open from 7am- 11pm, 7 days a week.  Whether its a delicious meal sourced from local produce, a refreshing drink from their extensive repertoire of real ales, ciders and wines, or even a comfortable room for the night, the Kilcott Inn has it all.  See their website for more details.  We promise you, you won’t be disappointed.


The Speech House

The Speech House Hotel, is a former 17th century hunting lodge set in the heart of the idyllic Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.

Having 2 Hillside Brewery beers on draught makes it an ideal visit.

Hillside brewery Craft Beers

Mrs Mills Yurts

Fabulously stylish Yurts are located on May Hill – between the Forest of Dean and The Wye Valley.  Luxurious Glamping for Foodies.

Hillside brewery Craft Beers

Forest Holidays

Escape to luxury self-catering woodland cabins, many with private hot tubs, set exclusively on Forestry Commission land just 13 miles away from the brewery. Forest Holidays are perfect getaways for families, couples, groups of friends and even your dogs in our specific pet friendly cabins!

Friends of Hillside

Wharton Lodge Cottages

Three beautiful cottages surrounded by manicured gardens and parkland, provide comfort and tranquillity for couples or small groups. An idyllic place for romantic escapes, short breaks or longer relaxing holidays. Grosvenor and Harewood are dog friendly cottages with private, walled courtyard gardens. Elgar cottage is not suitable for pets. Open all year, short breaks available 3+ nights.

Fully furnished campervan available to hire with all the luxury of your own kitchen

Wanderlust Campervan

Want a weekend with a difference? We can arrange for you to have a fully kitted out camper van allowing you to explore to your hearts desire. Full insurance is provided too so you can see what Gloucestershire & The Forest of Dean has to offer. Several campers available, check them out below.

Friends of Hillside

Rock Lodge

A cool new place to stay.  Family-run self-catering set right in the Forest of Dean with amazing views and woodland walks.  Short stays and flexible start dates.  Dog, cyclist and walker friendly.

Blakeney Hill Cottages looking at the beautiful Forest of Dean, from the hot tub.

Blakeney Hill Cottages

Secluded luxury holiday cottages tucked away on the edge of the Forest of Dean on Blakeney Hill with views of the River Severn.

Custom handmade cakes made for every occasion.

Heartsease Cakes

Heartsease Cakes believe in creating unique cakes which taste as good as they look. Whatever your occasion be it wedding, celebration or corporate event, make it an occasion to remember with a cake from us.

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