Border Collie Club

Venue and directions for Championship show and Dog of the Year

Forest Oak Farm.  Purlieu, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 4LN.

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From the North and East:

NORTH - (Down M5)/East (via A417/A40, joining the M5): Exit M5 at Junction 11a, 11 or follow A417 towards Gloucester. Follow the signs for Ross/A40/A48, until you join the A40. Pass through a series of traffic lights until you reach the Highnam roundabout, where you take the 1st exit onto A48 towards Chepstow and the Forest of Dean. Follow the A48 through the villages of Minsterworth, Westbury on Severn, Newnham and Blakeney. When you come out of Blakeney, pass through the Nibley crossroads and keep going for approx. 1mile. You will reach a small section of dual carriageway on the brow of a hill, The Farm gates are on the right about 410 meters on from the end of the dual carriageway, opposite The Willows (Big white house with white stones around the driveway).

FROM WALES - M48 Junction 2, take the A466 exit to A48/Chepstow/Cas-gwent. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Wye Valley Link Rd/A466. At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Newport Rd/A48. Follow the A48 through Chepstow, Alyburton and Alvington (approx 12 miles). At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit towards Gloucester. Drive straight over the next two roundabouts. Drive straight, past the turning to Coleford on your left. Keep straight for approx 150m and the entrance to the Farm is on the left, opposite The Willows (Big white house with white stones around the driveway).

 FROM THE SOUTH - M5 Junction 15, exit onto M4. Keep in the left hand lane and head off the M4 onto M48 after 2.1miles. Continue over the Severn Road Bridge. Then follow the above instructions from Wales. 


Alternative accommodation close by. Please note that you must check for yourself that accommodation is happy to accept the number of dogs you may wish to bring. Google Pet friendly accommodation Lydney to find more. Accommodation available at Venue.

Deangate Motel  High Street Lydney, Lydney, GL15 5DX Web Site
The George Inn & Millingbrook Lodge  High Street, Aylburton, Lydney, GL15 6DE Web Site
The Hayloft, Lydney, GL15 5JH, Web Site
The Fountain Inn Fountain Way, Parkend, Lydney GL15 4JD Web Site
 Woodmill Farm Lower Common, Lydney GL15 6DR Web Site
 Deanwood Caravan and Camping  Yorkley, Lydney,  Glos Web Site
Deanwood Holidays, Yorkley, Lydney, Glos Web Site
Whitemead Forest Park Parkend, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 4LA Web Site
Plusterwine Farm  Station Road Woolaston  GL15 6PN  ( B&B & camp site) Web Site
Beanhill Farm Camp Site Alvington Lydney  GL15 6AE Web Site