Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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

Longhope Open Gardens Success

The Longhope Open Gardens launched over the Bank Holiday weekend to a fantastic amount of visitors. Over 280 visitors from all over the place including Monmouth, Cheltenham, Cardiff, Evesham, Stockport, … Continue reading

31 May 2016 · Leave a comment

Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week

Half-term is here and the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean is bursting with activity. With the sun finally out, why not make the most of this Area of Outstanding … Continue reading

31 May 2016 · Leave a comment

The Four Elements Retreat: Canoeing Experience

In collaboration with Way2Go Adventures, Hot Pot Pottery and The House of Bread, Wye Forest Retreats have created two fantastic, creative learning and wellbeing retreats in the Dean Wye with … Continue reading

26 May 2016 · Leave a comment

Arts in the Marches, Summer Sculpture Exhibition

Arts in The Marches are delighted to be working in collaboration with Taurus Crafts on a second “Summer of Sculpture”. In 2015 Taurus Crafts established the first joint sculpture exhibitions, … Continue reading

23 May 2016 · Leave a comment

2015 was an exceptional year for tourism in Monmouthshire

According to the county’s 2015 STEAM (Scarborough Tourism Economic Activity Monitor) report, 2015 was an exceptional year for tourism in Monmouthshire. The county welcomed 2.19m visitors, a 4.4% increase on the … Continue reading

23 May 2016 · Leave a comment

Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week

It’s a distinctly literary week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean with celebrations of the region’s connection to Samuel Coleridge. There’s also plenty for the little ones with … Continue reading

23 May 2016 · Leave a comment

The Four Elements Retreat: Pottery Experience

Wye Forest Retreats has collaborated with Hot Pot Pottery, The House of Bread and Way2Go Adventures to create two fantastic, creative learning and wellbeing retreats in the Dean Wye this … Continue reading

20 May 2016 · Leave a comment

Launch of first litter shop in UK as part of anti-litter campaign

A new campaign to fight litter in rural areas has recently launched in Coleford. Countryside littering is a huge problem and each year 250 tonnes of rubbish is removed from … Continue reading

18 May 2016 · Leave a comment

Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week

Hellensmusic Hellensmusic to brings exceptional musicians to work together in intimate surroundings exploring new ideas The event has a strong focus on music education and training for the young. The … Continue reading

16 May 2016 · Leave a comment

Things are “hotting” up at the Dean Heritage Centre

A fiery Bank Holiday weekend is in store at the Dean Heritage Centre (DHC) as its annual Fire and Wood festival returns on Saturday 28th until Monday 30th May. This … Continue reading

12 May 2016 · Leave a comment