Could you walk the St Briavels 100 in the Forest of Dean?

The Hundred of St Briavels was an ancient name that marked the area between the Wye Valley and the River Severn.  If you are born in this area you are allowed traditional rights; to be a Freeminer, or to graze livestock.  The new St Briavels Hundred is a series of ten guided walks, each of 10 … Continue reading Could you walk the St Briavels 100 in the Forest of Dean?

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ZOOM to Mariana-Art at St Briavels, Forest of Dean

Mariana-Art Gallery in St.Briavels, Forest of Dean, will be holding an extraordinary Art Exhibition which concentrates on all aspects of close-ups and distance – and other ways of seeing beauty, colour and pattern in nature.  The theme for her Christmas Exhibition this year is “Zoom”. Along with paintings by Professor Julian Wimpenny and local artist … Continue reading ZOOM to Mariana-Art at St Briavels, Forest of Dean

Merlin at Goodrich Castle, Ross-on-Wye

It has long been described as a castle worthy of myth and legends, but last Saturday (14 November), viewers of the BBC1 drama Merlin will have seen part of Goodrich Castle, near Ross-on-Wye being used as a setting for Prince Arthur meeting his dearly-departed mother! The cast of the worldwide hit fantasy drama descended on … Continue reading Merlin at Goodrich Castle, Ross-on-Wye

Ride the Santa Special in the Forest of Dean

Why not start your Christmas festivities with a trip out on the Dean Forest Railway's hugely popular Santa Specials and join the many families who return every year to join in the fun of this magical experience travelling through the forest to Parkend. Imagine the children s excitement as you sit in your reserved seats and … Continue reading Ride the Santa Special in the Forest of Dean