It’s competition time!

How do you fancy getting in with the chance of winning some fun-filled activities for the whole family in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean? Go Ape are graciously providing you with a gift voucher for £100! Go Ape is the UK’s number one forest adventure, giving you a chance to express your adventurous … Continue reading It’s competition time!


A Full Week of Fun this Half-Term

In the blink of an eye, September has passed and autumn has arrived. With the trees a riot of colour, it’s time to think about half-term – and there’s no shortage of entertainment in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. With Halloween on the horizon, there’s plenty of spooky goings-on. Delve into the gruesome … Continue reading A Full Week of Fun this Half-Term

End of The Giant’s Chair

The Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail in partnership with the Forestry Commission has commissioned artist Onya McCausland to recycle one of its most iconic, but fragile sculptures, Place by Magdalena Jetelova. McCausland has been to visit Magdalena in Dusseldorf, Germany to discuss the plans for how the artwork will be dismantled and burnt for charcoal. … Continue reading End of The Giant’s Chair


A special illustrated talk by Juliet Barker on the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt Sunday 25 October, 3pm, Shire Hall, Monmouth It was the most famous victory of the middle ages. On 25th October 1415, despite being outnumbered, out-classed and out-manoeuvred, Henry V’s little band of brothers defied all the odds to inflict … Continue reading HENRY V AND AGINCOURT