Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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

A to Z of the DeanWye: O is for…

O is for Oxenhall Oxenhall is located in an area of outstanding beauty in the centre of wild daffodil country just north of Newent. There is an area of special … Continue reading

30 November 2016 · Leave a comment

A to Z of the DeanWye: N is for…

Newent Newent is certainly one of the most attractive towns in the Forest of Dean area. It is a thriving, unspoilt market town with a wide range of attractions for the … Continue reading

28 November 2016 · Leave a comment

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

The Military Wives Choir in concert The Military Wives Choir will be giving a concert in Hereford Cathedral on Wednesday 30 November, which will be the final performance in their … Continue reading

28 November 2016 · Leave a comment

A to Z of the DeanWye: M is for…

Minsterworth Minsterworth is a village in Gloucestershire, UK. It lies on the border of the City of Gloucester, on the north bank of the River Severn (effectively on the western side of the river) and on … Continue reading

25 November 2016 · 1 Comment

A to Z of the DeanWye: K is for…

Kempley The village of Kempley can be found in the North Forest of Dean district, and is surrounded by unspoilt countryside. Located between Kempley and Dymock Village, lies the delightful … Continue reading

23 November 2016 · Leave a comment

A to Z of the DeanWye: L is for…

L is for Lydney Lydney is a small town and civil parish in the English county of Gloucestershire. It is located on the west bank of the River Severn, close to the Forest of Dean. … Continue reading

23 November 2016 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

21 November 2016 · Leave a comment

A to Z of the DeanWye: J is for…

Littledean Jail Life inside the Littledean Jail was seemingly far better than life outside – for most of the Forest community. Life outside was certainly hard, most if not all … Continue reading

18 November 2016 · Leave a comment

A to Z of the DeanWye: I is for…

Tourist Information Centre There is a brand new tourist information centre located by the traffic lights in the centre of Coleford. The centre opened in March 2016 and has got … Continue reading

17 November 2016 · Leave a comment

A to Z of the DeanWye: H is for…

Huntley Huntley (meaning Huntsman’s clearing) is mentioned in the Domesday Book as Huntelei. The village was the scene of fighting during the English civil war. In 1643 the Royalists took the parliamentary garrison, but they were betrayed … Continue reading

15 November 2016 · Leave a comment