The Dragon of Mordiford was said to have resided just outside the Herefordshire village of Mordiford, at the confluence of the River Wye and the River Lugg. The legend says that the dragon was green in colour and was looked after by a small girl named Maud. Young Maud, desperately wanted a pet and looked … Continue reading The Mordiford Dragon
RE-OPENING EASTER WEEKEND! The tea-room & gallery space re-open Easter weekend to join the year round bookable pottery trial classes and they will be open ALL EASTER WEEKEND (Friday - Monday). After Easter, norma opening hours are Friday - Sunday apart from the summer hols when they add in Thursdays. HOT CROSS BUN & A CUPPA! … Continue reading Hot Pot Pottery Gallery and Tea Room: Opens for 2017 Easter Weekend
English Tourism Week We’re celebrating tourism in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley for English Tourism Week (25 March – 2 April) with a number of special offers and free events for you to join in and enjoy! We’re listing all of the events on our website and on our Facebook page on a … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week
The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley will kick off the 2017 holiday season with an English Tourism Week (ETW) celebration of the area’s vibrant tourism offer. Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism, which represents 350 local businesses, predicts a bumper year for its members after VisitEngland forecast a rise in both visitor … Continue reading Win a VIP Weekend for two during English Tourism Week
Now that we are officially in Spring, there's plenty to do in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week including wildlife photography, an exciting chance to test mountain bikes and enjoy art and music! Plus ideas for Mother's Day too from crazy golf in Lydney to wooden heart making in the Forest. … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week.
On 19th March 2017 the Tourist Information Centre in Coleford celebrated its first birthday. The service which is run by Coleford Town Council is fully staffed by an enthusiastic and dedicated team of thirty volunteers. The Centre is open 6 days a week and Sundays during bank holiday weekends as well as through July and … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Coleford TIC!
Brooks Country House, the Georgian manor house hotel which opened between the pretty town of Ross-on-Wye and the cathedral city of Hereford last summer, will be introducing a glamping option just in time for spring. This month, three vintage Bedford horseboxes will open as alternative guest accommodation in the hotel grounds, each custom designed and … Continue reading Brooks Country House Introduces Vintage Horseboxes as Stylish Glamping Option in the Wye Valley
The Devil’s Pulpit is a rocky viewpoint which overlooks the 13th Century Tintern Abbey
Hillside Brewery wins Countryside Alliance Rural Oscar.