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The Ship Inn
Reviewed 4 March 2014

We also stayed at The Ship Inn to see the Severn Bore and couldn't have asked for a better base to do that and also to explore the Forest of Dean. We were in Room 2, a lovely, comfortable, spacious room with views over Newnham's pretty rooftops to the River Severn. We ate both lunch and dinner in the Inn, superb in quality and quantity and in such very charming surroundings. The breakfast was just perfect and the hosts really couldn't have been more helpful and welcoming. We had a lovely stay and would definitely return. Thank-you for a perfect break!

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 February 2014

My husband was lucky enough to win raffle tickets for a meal at this hotel. It's a quaint and attractive looking building from the outside and the inside, has a friendly, homely pub feel to it. The owner and his partner were very welcoming, even offering a taster for a lager that my husband had never tried before.

The food was good quality, nicely cooked and with generous portions, it was certainly enough to satisfy mine and my husbands healthy appetitie. Whilst we were there, two men were about to take the Moby Dick challenge (a highrise burger and chips) which added to the jovial and friendly atmosphere. I guess the benchmark for any eating establishment is, would you back there? Our answer to that, would be a definate yes! If you want relaxed meal in a pub atmosphere, then the Ship Inn is well worth a visit.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

I went to see the Severn Bore and stayed at the Ship Inn Newnham for two nights bed and breakfast. Top class room ( no 1 ) lovely view , very comfortable bed, I wish mine at home was as comfortable! The hosts were lovely, nothing was too much trouble for them. Would highly recommend this hotel for a weekend break with a viewing spot for the Severn bore just a short stroll away.

Room Tip: Room number one was beautiful, clean and warm
  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

My partner and I decided to stay at the Ship Inn for its proximity to the River Severn as he was keen to try his hand at surfing the Severn Bore. We had a lovely experience, our room was beautiful, large with a four poster bed and a great view over the Severn. Despite arriving late and the kitchen being closed, the chef kindly rustled us up the most delicious fish and chips with beer batter made from the pubs own beer. After a successful surf the next morning we enjoyed a fabulous full English before heading out to Bristol. We will definitely look at staying here again.

Room Tip: We stayed in room six, big room, four poster and nice view.
  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 December 2013

Eight adults, three children and two babies had lunch at the Ship In the first Sunday in December. The food was very good with plenty of choice for all with the faggots a bit hit. The staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Definitely worth another visit!!

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

Myself and my partner visited for food...and we wernt dissapointed , the Lamb shank was very nice and all the food was properly cooked and very flavoursome , we felt comfortable on arrival and the place has a cosy atmosphere , all in all a very nice evening , id recommend to anyone.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

Driving through Newnham looking for a late lunch, we spotted the Ship Inn, decided to give it a try and were not disappointed. It's a pleasant, well kept pub, the barman was friendly, the menu is varied and interesting. We sampled only fish and chips and fishcakes. The fish was excellent, the chips were fabulous - best we've ever had. The salmon fishcakes were a bit salty and tasted more like smoked haddock, but the side salad was a proper salad, not just a bit of lettuce and tomato. It could have done with a bit more atmosphere - at 1.30pm on Saturday we were virtually the only customers but that's not a criticism, it's obviously a popular place. We shall certainly go again if we're in the area.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Address: High Street, Newnham-on-Severn GL14 1BY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Forest of Dean > Newnham-on-Severn
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Newnham-on-Severn
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ship Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Ship Inn is situated in the High Street of the picturesque village of Newnham-on-Severn on the west bank of the river. Once well-known as a port, today the village is regarded as one of the favourable observation points for the Severn Bore. History of the village dates back to the Middle Ages.The Ship Inn with its recently refurbished rooms, all equipped with flat screen TVs, DVD players, Wi Fi internet access and superior finishes, is a great place to make a base whilst you explore the surrounding area.Some of the rooms have amazing views of the River Severn, a great place to see the amazing natural phenomenon of the Severn Bore!When you eat at The Ship Inn you’ll experience great tasting, well presented food … so good that you’ll want to return again and again like so many of our food loving diners and guests.All the food is freshly prepared on the premises and sourced from local suppliers. We endeavour to only use foods that are in season and only of the highest quality. ... more   less 
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