A to Z of the Deanwye: B is for…

B is for... The Dean Wye is renowned for small villages and towns. Read about Bream below: Bream Bream is a small village located between Lydney and Coleford and has a population of 3,100. At one time, Bream was reputed to be the largest village in Gloucestershire for sheep roaming. Sheep belong to commoner (also … Continue reading A to Z of the Deanwye: B is for…

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A to Z of the DeanWye: A is for…

Discover the magical places of the DeanWye from A to Z over the next few weeks on our blog. A is for... There are many places in the DeanWye that begin with A. Discover Alvington and the Ancient Forest below: Alvington The small village of Alvington was one of a number of hamlets dotted along the River Severn. … Continue reading A to Z of the DeanWye: A is for…

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

Marvel at the colours of autumn The Forestry Commission has predicted a spectacular autumn of colour across the British Isles and there's nowhere better to see it then the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. Discover a hidden gem spanning England and Wales and the three counties of Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire. Home of one of the last ancient forests in the … Continue reading Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week

Early Booking Rewards for 2017 with Forest Holidays

Already dreaming of your next June, July or August summer getaway in the Dean Wye? Make the most of the summer in 2017 and get the first choice of cabins by booking early with Forest Holidays. Secure your 2017 summer break by 30 November 2016 with Forest Holidays and receive early bookings rewards. If you … Continue reading Early Booking Rewards for 2017 with Forest Holidays

Return of the Wyedean Rally

The Wyedean Rally is set to return the Dean Wye next month, with a new date and a new sponsor. The event will be taking place on Saturday 12th November and will be known as the Winner Garage Skoda Wyedean Stages Rally. The Wyedean Rally was left out of the national rally championships last year … Continue reading Return of the Wyedean Rally

Prompt Action Saves Barn Owl

A local Llangrove couple were concerned that the barn owl that they found was near to death, but their prompt action saved its life. Edward and Marian Drzymalski discovered the barn owl lying in the grass in a field adjoining Thatch Close, their bed and breakfast and holiday cottages in Llangrove, between Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth. “We … Continue reading Prompt Action Saves Barn Owl

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

Visit award-winning hotels The Wye Valley and Forest of Dean is now home to the AA Hotel for Wales 2016 – The Angel at Abergavenny. The Michelin Starred Whitebrook was also named the AA Wine Award for Wales while Sawday’s Hotel of the Year, Tudor Farmhouse was awarded 3 Red Stars. Spook-Free days at Perrygrove … Continue reading Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week

Mad Dogs Glamping Hen Parties

Ever wanted to go glamping? How about a glamping hen party? Mad Dogs Glamping located in the heart of the Wye Valley provide exciting breaks and even hen parties on their fabulously retro glamping site. Find out what Emily’s Hen Do was like below: “The sweet smell of eucalyptus is the first sensory delight to … Continue reading Mad Dogs Glamping Hen Parties

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

Visit award-winning hotels The Wye Valley and Forest of Dean is now home to the AA Hotel for Wales 2016 – The Angel at Abergavenny. The Michelin Starred Whitebrook was also named the AA Wine Award for Wales while Sawday’s Hotel of the Year, Tudor Farmhouse was awarded 3 Red Stars. Spook-Free days at Perrygrove … Continue reading Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week