Annual Events

Annual Events

We host regular events on the Speech House field that you are welcome to join in with: 6.09.2020 — Wild Boar Chase – Visit website 11.09.2020 — Vintage Rally Show (Postponed to 2021) – Visit website 27.09.2020 – Forest of Dean Half...
Dog Friendly Hotel

Dog Friendly Hotel

The Speech House Hotel in Gloucestershire has hired a Head of Dog Experience, Luca. He is a Lucas Terrier, and has had a distinguished career in consulting for hotels on what it really is that dogs, and their owners want from a UK break. Read on for the inside scoop...
Mobility Scooters to Hire

Mobility Scooters to Hire

The Speech House offers for hire an all-terrain electric mobility scooter, called a Tramper, to help people with limited mobility access the outdoors and explore the Forest of Dean. It has a restricted speed of 4mph which is ideal to accompany walkers and children on...
Falconry Experiences

Falconry Experiences

Meet amazing birds of prey and see them soar… Forest Barn Falconry is based at Littledean, a short drive from the hotel and offers our guests the exhilarating opportunity to get up close and personal to handle and fly their magnificent birds of prey. The...
Photography Courses

Photography Courses

Join professional photographer David Broadbent in the beautiful Forest of Dean & Wye Valley. Improve your technique with a themed group course or hone your skills to perfection on a bespoke one to one training day which is unashamedly – all about you…...
Tea and Tree Trail

Tea and Tree Trail

If you’re a history buff, you’ll will love the two-hour Royal Historic Tree Trail with an Afternoon Tea, in The Verderers Court of The Speech House. The tour, for 10-20 people, tells the story of The Speech House, which was built in 1669 by King Charles...
Local Bike Hire

Local Bike Hire

There are many different ways to explore the Forest of Dean, one of our favourites being by bike. With trails for all abilities and riders, there’s something for families, the experienced cyclist and those who want to cruise around the Forest without the hard...
A Walk on the Wild Side

A Walk on the Wild Side

Guided walks in the Forest of Dean, right from our doorstep. Take advantage of our central location in the Forest of Dean and book out local naturalist Ed Drewitt to inform you about and find with you the wildlife on our doorstep. The ancient trees of the Forest of...
GET ACTIVE EXPLORER BREAK

GET ACTIVE EXPLORER BREAK

Looking for a bit more adventure then we suggest you get outdoors and exhilarated by visiting one of the many local activities at Inspire 2Adventure. Get outdoors and discover some of the most stunning areas the UK has to offer! Inspire2Adventure provides a multitude...
EXPLORE OUR HERITAGE

EXPLORE OUR HERITAGE

Welcome to The Speech House, an unmissable historic building that has been a part of the Forest of Dean’s scenery since 1669. Set in the centre of the Forest, this historic house is surrounded by one of the only surviving ancient woodlands in England. Whether...
Local Activities

Local Activities

Located in the Forest of Dean, The Speech House Hotel is ideally situated for access to a large variety of activities such as;  Go Ape, Off Road Driving, Canoeing, Walking, Cycling, Caving, Shooting… or you may just prefer having a quiet afternoon tea! With so many...
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