Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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

Forest Activities Festival makes donation to Hire a Hero

Hire a Hero began its Armed Forces week celebrations on Monday with the presentation of a cheque from the Forest Activities committee. The donation, a £1,000 sum from the Forest … Continue reading

24 June 2014 · Leave a comment

Summer Success for Parva Farm Vineyard, Tintern

Colin & Judith Dudley from Parva Farm Vineyard, Tintern, in the Wye Valley are proud to report their recent successes in the English & Welsh Wine of the Year Competition. … Continue reading

21 June 2014 · Leave a comment

23rd-29th June: Abergavenny Cycling Festival

We’ve all gone a bit cycling mad with Bike Week and now we’re in for a real treat with the Abergavenny Festival of Cycling kicking off on Monday!   The organisers believe ‘Steeped … Continue reading

20 June 2014 · Leave a comment

Lottery Fund awards £9900 to “Home Front Dean” to mark First World War Centenary

The Home Front Dean special event on the 2nd and 3rd of August 2014 at the Dean Heritage Centre will be a commemorative weekend to mark the centenary with nostalgic … Continue reading

16 June 2014 · Leave a comment

14th-22nd June – Hereford Walking Festival!

The Hereford Walking Festival kicks off tomorrow with events running through the whole week. Dig out those old walking boots and join in! Here are some of the highlights from … Continue reading

13 June 2014 · Leave a comment

Father’s Day Guide!

Have you forgotten Father’s Day on the 15th? Not to worry – we’ve got some ideas for you.. Whether it’s your dad’s favourite tipple or you’re thinking of trying something a little bit … Continue reading

8 June 2014 · Leave a comment

SITES OF INSPIRATION: Llanthony Priory and Tintern Abbey

May 24 –September 28 2014 From sacred sites, to romantic ruins and impressive monuments Llanthony Priory and Tintern Abbey have inspired generations to create works of art and literature that … Continue reading

2 June 2014 · Leave a comment

Objects of Curiosity: Charles Heath and Georgian Tourism at Tintern Abbey

TUESDAY 3RD JUNE,  7.30pm, The Drill Hall, Chepstow Objects of Curiosity: Charles Heath and Georgian Tourism at Tintern Abbey An illustrated talk by Dr Suzanne Matheson £3, £2 concession (tickets … Continue reading

2 June 2014 · Leave a comment


WELSH POET OWEN SHEERS WILL WRITE THIS LARGE-SCALE, SITE-SPECIFIC PRODUCTION, PERFORMED NEAR USK National Theatre Wales will stage a site-specific production in field and nearby forest near Usk, as part of the World … Continue reading

1 June 2014 · Leave a comment