Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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

‘Home Front Dean’ Commemoration Event Brings the First World War 

2014 marks 100 years since the start of the First World War and the Dean Heritage Centre, in Soudley, has a weekend of activities planned to commemorate the centenary. Centre … Continue reading

29 July 2014 · 1 Comment

Samuel Palmer at The Chepstow Museum

An afternoon of talks exploring the life and work of one of Britain’s greatest artists with world experts, all authors of works on Palmer SATURDAY 2 AUGUST, 1.30-5.30pm Chepstow Museum is bringing … Continue reading

27 July 2014 · Leave a comment

Business Focus: Hot Pot Pottery

Based in Christchurch, Hot Pot Pottery is run by a husband and wife team who are encouraging people of all ages and creative abilities to get arty! Here’s what’s on this … Continue reading

25 July 2014 · Leave a comment

2 for 1 in the Forest of Dean!

In collaboration with The Telegraph and Visit England we have put together a list of fantastic 2 for 1 discounts for businesses in the Forest of Dean. Buy The Telegraph this Saturday 26th and Sunday … Continue reading

23 July 2014 · Leave a comment

‘Great Artists Steal’ at Taurus Crafts

A little bit of Europe and a little bit of the Edinburgh festival meets in Lydney on July 28th with the Jolt Theatre Tour.  Theatraverse will be performing Great Artists … Continue reading

22 July 2014 · Leave a comment

New Exhibition: Butterfly Maps by Jessica Gadsby

The Butterfly Maps exhibition at Taurus Crafts, this summer 26th July-31st August  is an exploration and re-imagining of places familiar and loved by the artist. Using maps of those areas, and butterfly species found there, … Continue reading

17 July 2014 · 1 Comment

Top poets to read in Chepstow Castle

Two of Britain’s most acclaimed and respected poets are coming to Monmouthshire to share a stage in Chepstow Castle for a unique event as part of the final weekend of … Continue reading

12 July 2014 · Leave a comment

A different way to see the forest – Forest Segway Experience

When asked would I like to try the new Forest Segway Experience at Go Ape! Forest of Dean there was no hesitation in leaping up and saying yes! Since the … Continue reading

9 July 2014 · Leave a comment

Medieval Monk-y Business – 13th July, 2014

Drop-in-and-Discover the world of the medieval monk with hands-on activities, demonstrations & recreations Sunday 13 July 10.30am -4pm, Drill Hall, Lower Church St Chepstow, £2 at door, Suitable for all ages For Festival of Archaeology … Continue reading

8 July 2014 · Leave a comment