Dymock Walks, Teas & Daffodils

It is still so wintry that I can’t quite believe that preparations are already well underway for the arrival of the wild Dymock Daffodils, around Kempley, Gorsley and Dymock.   I was reminded as I was handed little flyers for Oxenhall Light Lunches and Country Teas on 6th & 7th March.   The Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust will … Continue reading Dymock Walks, Teas & Daffodils

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Cheltenham Festival and the Cheltenham Gold Cup 2010

Looking at the calendar, it is just over two weeks until the start of the famous Cheltenham Festival, with the Cheltenham Gold Cup taking place on its final day. The Festival this year starts on Tuesday 16th March and finishes on Friday 19th March. The organisers are expecting over 200,000 people over the course of the event, and throughout … Continue reading Cheltenham Festival and the Cheltenham Gold Cup 2010

Forest of Dean & Wye Valley – Top 20 places for cycling

Once again the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley has been voted one of the best locations in the UK for cycling.  On February 2oth the Times recommended it as one of the best spots. Previously the Daily Telegraph had named it as the best family cycling route. Have a look at our website for … Continue reading Forest of Dean & Wye Valley – Top 20 places for cycling

The Wye Valley & Forest of Dean on Countryfile

If you are not doing on Sunday 28th February at 18.00 make sure you watch Countryfile.  If you are busy, make sure you record the programme.  Matt Baker and Julia Bradbury will be visiting our part of the word, the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley, a dramatic limestone gorge where Wales meets England.  … Continue reading The Wye Valley & Forest of Dean on Countryfile

Great new Wye Valley & Forest of Dean website

Just in case you haven't been on our Tourism Association website before, we thought that you would like to know this new version has only been live for 2 weeks.  Our designer, Richard Maddrell of Vitalis, presented it to the members at our general meeting and party held in February at the Courtfield Arms  and everyone there was … Continue reading Great new Wye Valley & Forest of Dean website