A to Z of the DeanWye: O is for…

O is for


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 scientific interest, a nature reserve, a geological site of interest and a canal restoration project.


Forest of Dean red ochre is believed to be the famous “Terra Rossa d’Inghilterra” – “English Red Earth” – prized by Italian Renaissance painters, and is still produced at Clearwell Caves.


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