Celebrate English and Wales Tourism Weeks in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

The snowdrops have bloomed and the spring sun has begun to shine so what better time to make the most of what the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean has to offer. Wales Tourism Week (29 February to 6 March) leads into English Tourism Week (5 to 13 March) and there’s a host of activities … Continue reading Celebrate English and Wales Tourism Weeks in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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Agincourt Wales Trail launches across Breconshire, Monmouthshire and The Forest of Dean

Building on the success of the 600th anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Agincourt in 2015, a new Trail has been developed to mark Agincourt connections with Breconshire, Monmouthshire and the Forest of Dean. The Agincourt Wales Trail links eight locations across the region, telling the stories of the people and places that played a … Continue reading Agincourt Wales Trail launches across Breconshire, Monmouthshire and The Forest of Dean

Stag and Hen weekend activities in the Wye Valley

You'll be surprised to see what crazy activities you can get up to in this beautiful corner of the country.  In fact, there’s so much to do in the local area that it can be difficult to know what to choose. But fear not, this Stag and Hen Weekend Activity Guide compiles the best of … Continue reading Stag and Hen weekend activities in the Wye Valley

Half term intrigue at Puzzlewood

There will be tales from the deep at the magical ancient woodland site of Puzzlewood in the Forest of Dean this half term holiday, when families get their first chance to dip a toe in the rising waters of the Wye Valley River Festival. With plans for this year’s unique, watery extravaganza well underway, The … Continue reading Half term intrigue at Puzzlewood

Get involved with Disabled Access Day…

This annual campaign is all about encouraging disabled people to go out and try something new. There are approximately 12.2 million disabled people in the UK and an additional 6.5 million carers – are you one of them? The Wye Valley and Forest of Dean is a great place to start if you’re looking for … Continue reading Get involved with Disabled Access Day…

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week

Agincourt Trail After the 600th Anniversary celebrations last year, continue on your journey into the past with the Agincourt Trail. Tracing locations of significance throughout the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean, from Monmouth - the birthplace of Henry V – to the homes of the archers who were integral to the victory at Agincourt. … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week

Chepstow Racecourse Shake off the gloom of January with some February jump racing at Chepstow Racecourse. With seven races starting from 1.40pm, it’s set to be a packed afternoon of exciting races. Lunch packages in Silks Restaurant start from £55 and include a two-course meal and admission.General admission is £15 in advance and £18 on … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week