Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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

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.

Tudor Farmhouse in Clearwell has won the English Hotel of the Year in the Sawday’s British Hotel awards

Tudor Farmhouse 

Spook-Free days at Perrygrove Railway

This October, Perrygrove Railway will be Halloween Free for those with young families and for those that don’t celebrate.

Enjoy a spook-free ride on the DeanWye’s favourite heritage railway, explore the variety of vintage trains, have fun on the adventure playground and much much more.

Autumn adventure at Go Ape

Every day is an adventure, after all, and you haven’t lived it to the full until you’ve swung through the trees. A Sunday in Autumn, where our leafy hideouts are bursting with colour, could be that day! SAVE 20% per person on a Sunday forest adventure this October at Go Ape Tree Top Adventure.adminupload_57f4c5073b3d2model-zip-leaflet-fc-2016-2

Promotional code: ADSTUR

Offer includes Tree Top Adventure, Forest Segway, Tree Top Junior and Zip Trekking Adventure. Validity: Offer valid until 30 October 2016. Applicable for Sunday bookings throughout October 2016. T&C: Excludes Corporate Events and gift voucher purchases. Participation and supervision ratios apply.

Hungrytown in concert
“Music that feeds the Soul”

American Folk duo Rebecca & Ken, “Hungrytown” bring life to their original songs with close-harmony singing, guitar, banjo, mandolin & harmonica.

An Aiir in G event Tickets £10 (Under 18s free)
To book, call Marian 01531 821542 or Gareth 01531 821654
Friday, October 14th. 2016 7.30pm
CLIFFORDS MESNE VILLAGE HALL

Action photography in the Dean Wye

Join the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley School of Photography for an small group photo course for the wonders of a Puzzlewood autumn.adminupload_5178f8202e6e23k5c0862

Each course is suited to a wide range of experience from beginners up and numbers are strictly limited. So whether you don’t know your f-stop from your ISO, or you want to refine and improve your technique, we know you’ll finish the day with a fantastic range of shots and plenty of tips and hints to take away.
15th October – Puzzlewood

16th October – Humble by Nature

Course is £65/person payable in advance.

The Severn Bore

The Severn Bore is one of Britain’s few truly spectacular natural phenomena. It is a large surge wave that can be seen in the estuary of the River Severn, where the tidal range is the 2nd highest in the world, being as much as 50 feet (approx. 15.4m).surf 3
See the website for times and viewing locations.

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