30 Dec

Cinderford: perfect for the active retiree

Cinderford: perfect for the active retiree

When the time comes to finally call it a day on a career many opt for a change of scenery to go with their newfound free time.

And where many will want to seek out a quieter environment in which to live, it is also important to have a range of activities and amenities in the local area so that it is possible to enjoy retirement to the full.

Property for sale in Cinderford may offer movers a peaceful place to call home while also providing plenty to do around the village.

The Gloucestershire town has a population of just 8,000 which makes for a close local community atmosphere.

Many find that in retirement they have the chance to take up new hobbies that they perhaps didn't have time for when they were working full time. Cinderford has a diverse range of arts and crafts shops which could potentially help those with a creative touch get in touch with their artistic side.

For those who enjoy the great outdoors the town's proximity to the Royal Forest of Dean will no doubt be seen as a very attractive feature.

The forest is a beautiful expanse of natural green scenery that is located between Cinderford and nearby Coleford.

Home to 20 million trees, the area is perfect for walks and other outdoor activities, there is even the chance to try your hand at surfing!

Vineyards and market towns can be found to the north of the Forest of Dean, making for a nice day out at the weekend.

Keeping active is easy to achieve in Cinderford with two local gyms providing a range of activities and classes for residents to get involved in. As well as this there is also a swimming pool for those who enjoy taking to the water for a few afternoon lengths.

In terms of local amenities, Cinderford has a combination of well known supermarkets and local shops to ensure that residents do not have to go very far to get the essentials.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801676879-ADNFCR

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