Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Places to stay, things to do, good food and drink

New DVD Released – A Year on the Wye

Take a trip down the River Wye. Start early in the year in the Plynlimon Hills. Follow the Wye from Mid Wales to the borders between England and Wales. Finally, … Continue reading

28 June 2011 · Leave a comment

Garden Gifts – an exhibition at St Briavels in the Forest of Dean

GARDEN GIFTS is the title of The Mariana-Art Gallery Summer Exhibition which runs in St. Briavels, from Saturday 25th June to Sunday 10th July.  At this year’s event, guest artist, … Continue reading

16 June 2011 · 1 Comment

New book on the Forest of Dean by photographer Chris Morris

Simply titled ‘The Forest of Dean: photographs by Chris Morris’, the book’s subject matter covers many of the cultural and traditional features that make the Dean so unusual an area. … Continue reading

16 June 2011 · Leave a comment

A History of Welsh Pirates at Abergavenny Museum

You might be surprised to hear that quite a lot of the most famous pirates were Welsh. Although a very small country with a small population, Welsh ports provided crews … Continue reading

1 June 2011 · Leave a comment