The village of Bream benefits from a Post Office, Doctors surgery, Primary School, Public House, several shops, Library, Cricket Club and Rugby Club. Lydney town (approx. 3 miles away) offers a wide range of facilities including a variety of Shops, Banks, building societies and supermarkets, as well as a Sports Centre, Golf Course, Hospital, Doctors surgeries, Train Station, Primary and Secondary Schools.
A wider range of facilities are also available throughout the Forest of Dean including an abundance of woodland and river walks. The Severn crossings and M4 towards London, Bristol and Cardiff are easily reached from this area along with the cities of Gloucester and Cheltenham for access onto the M5 and the Midlands.