Winning flavour chosen for #SweetTalking competition

Cider, wine, cheeses, sausages and salmon – there are plenty of food and drinks associated with, and produced in, the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley. Now there is a new flavour to add to the list: the winning suggestion in the competition to find a new sweet flavour has been chosen. Members of the … Continue reading Winning flavour chosen for #SweetTalking competition

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Organising a Stag or Hen Do in the DeanWye?

Are you busy planning a Stag or Hen Do? The Dean Wye has so many exciting activities and fun things to do that suit all kinds of nervous grooms and even blushing brides! You’ll be surprised to see what crazy activities you can get up to in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean! Treat … Continue reading Organising a Stag or Hen Do in the DeanWye?

MonDean Walking Festival

Now that Autumn has arrived what can  we do during these days which are going to slip gently into Winter? Perhaps the MonDean Walking Festival, 1 - 9th October  2017, can offer you some fresh ideas. Our website www.walkinginmonmouthshire.org covers the area of Monmouthshire and the Forest of Dean and sets out the walks we have on offer over … Continue reading MonDean Walking Festival

Way2Go Adventures Activity and Wellbeing Retreat

Way2Go Adventures Ltd will be running an Activity and Wellbeing Retreat from 17th - 24th October. Staying in Five Star Self Catering Accommodation for four nights, the retreat will include a range of outdoor activities including Nordic Walking, kayaking and Standup Paddleboarding. All of which are not only fun but offer a range of fitness and … Continue reading Way2Go Adventures Activity and Wellbeing Retreat

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

Mike Silver Mike performs regularly throughout the UK, Europe and Canada, appearing at music clubs, concert halls and festivals. With a wealth of self-penned material and a portfolio of albums to his credit, he continues to write new songs and win new devotees. As well as being a singer, songwriter and performer in his own … Continue reading Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week

#SweetTalking competition closed for judging

One lucky person will receive a year’s supply of sweets thanks to the #SweetTalking competition created by Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism and independent sweet shop, Tudor Sweets. The #SweetTalking competition which ran throughout August, invited people, locals and visitors alike to suggest a flavour to represent the Wye Valley and Forest of … Continue reading #SweetTalking competition closed for judging

Top ways to celebrate the Tour of Britain in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

The Tour of Britain wheels into the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week, where Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish will race past some of the area’s best-known landmarks. Stage Five of the Tour starts in Aberdare. The route then takes in St Briavels and Tintern, sweeps past Puzzlewood and Speech House, before … Continue reading Top ways to celebrate the Tour of Britain in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Forest Festival Showcases a taste of the Forest

From tossing turnips to vegetable creatures and chickens, the Forest Showcase Food & Drink festival is an event with a lot more going on than most food & drink festivals. The recipe for the day? ……..well take over 80 top local and artisan producers, a big serving of stunning hot food, add a dash of … Continue reading Forest Festival Showcases a taste of the Forest

Chain Reaction – cycle tourism set to roll in as Tour of Britain visits area

A major economic boost for the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean is predicted from ‘cycle tourism’ following Team GB’s Olympic success and as the ‘Tour of Britain’ rolls through the area on 8th September. Tourism chiefs estimate that people coming to the area to enjoy cycling is worth £16m a year, representing a major … Continue reading Chain Reaction – cycle tourism set to roll in as Tour of Britain visits area

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

It's an incredibly exciting week for the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean with the likes of Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish due to wheel through the area with the Tour of Britain on Thursday. If cycling isn't your thing, there's plenty of other events to enjoy including the famous Newent Onion Fayre. Tour … Continue reading Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week