Three Choirs Festival – Stay in the Wye Valley or Forest of Dean

The Three Choirs Festival, Europe's oldest musical event takes place annually in August, alternating between the cathedral cities of Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester.  This year the festival takes place 8th - 15th August in Hereford.  As usual, most of the events take place in the cathedral or nearby locations but some are at Tewkesbury Abbey, Leominster … Continue reading Three Choirs Festival – Stay in the Wye Valley or Forest of Dean

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Lancaut and Wintours Leap

Last week I went on a well known walk just north of Chepstow - Lancaut Loop.  The focus of the walk are the sheer limestone cliffs on the Gloucestershire side of the River Wye, known as Wintour's Leap and the ancient settlement of Lancaut. The cliffs at Wintours Leap, a popular climb, are named after … Continue reading Lancaut and Wintours Leap