The Malt Shovel Inn

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
Forest-of-Dean, Ruardean, GL17 9TW, United Kingdom
3.8 out of 5 rating 101 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.8

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at The Malt Shovel Inn in Ruardean, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Forest of Dean and Wye Valley. This inn is 15.9 mi (25.6 km) from Tintern Abbey and 4 mi (6.4 km) from Goodrich Castle.


Stay in one of 6 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have bathtubs or showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers, and irons/ironing boards can be requested.


At The Malt Shovel Inn, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Wye Valley - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Forest of Dean - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Goodrich Castle - 6.4 km / 4 mi
Forest Hills Golf Club - 8.4 km / 5.2 mi
Littledean Jail - 8.7 km / 5.4 mi
Perrygrove Railway & Treetop Adventure - 10.9 km / 6.8 mi
Wilton Castle - 11 km / 6.9 mi
Dean Heritage Centre - 11.6 km / 7.2 mi
Clearwell Caves - 12.3 km / 7.6 mi
BattleSports Glos - 13.8 km / 8.6 mi
Wenchford Picnic Site - 14.1 km / 8.8 mi
St. Mary's Kempley - 15.5 km / 9.6 mi
The International Centre for Birds of Prey - 16.4 km / 10.2 mi
Taurus Crafts - 19 km / 11.8 mi
St Mary's Priory Church - 23.4 km / 14.5 mi

Check-in time starts at 4pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 4 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Restaurant