Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this Week: 31st July – 6th August 2017

School Holidays are with us so have a look at some of the many reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week, including activities for kids, exhibitions, art, and the the Monmouth Festival, a week-long free music event in the streets of this historic town! If you can’t make it this … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this Week: 31st July – 6th August 2017

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Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 24th-30th July 2017

School Holidays are with us so have a look at some of the many reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week, including activities for kids, exhibitions, art, and the start of the Monmouth Festival, a week-long free music event in the streets of this historic town! If you can’t make … Continue reading Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 24th-30th July 2017

1067 and All That: The life and castles of William FitzOsbern

The last in the series of Chepstow 950 talks Talk by Rick Turner OBE Wednesday 26 July, 7.30pm The Drill Hall, Lower Church St, Chepstow NP16 5HJ Tickets £5/ £4 concession from Chepstow Museum tel 01291 625981 This Wednesday 26 July, sees the last in the series of talks organised by Chepstow Museum for Chepstow … Continue reading 1067 and All That: The life and castles of William FitzOsbern

Golden Anniversary to be celebrated in a Right Royal Style

50 years and counting… The International Centre for Birds of Prey are delighted to welcome Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal on 20th July, 2017 to share in celebrating 50 years of conservation, education and research. Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal will be greeted by Jemima Parry-Jones (MBE), and David Morton, Chairman of the … Continue reading Golden Anniversary to be celebrated in a Right Royal Style

18 exciting new projects create new jobs, attract tourists and boost economic growth. 

Eighteen local projects have benefited from a share of £99k from Forest of Dean District Council’s ‘New Events and New Business Fund’. Each project or event had to prove its ability to enhance the local economy as part of the ‘Growing the Economy’ initiative before funds were released. The ventures ranged from bringing back the … Continue reading 18 exciting new projects create new jobs, attract tourists and boost economic growth. 

Summer of Family Fun in the DeanWye!

We have so much to offer here in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean for family days out, or longer holidays, in this very special England/Wales border region that is the #DeanWye. You can find everything we offer on our See and Do page, but here are 20 Family Fun Activities for you to … Continue reading Summer of Family Fun in the DeanWye!

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 18 – 23 July 2017

School Holidays are approaching (for some they've already started!) so have a look at some of the many reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week, including activities for kids, exhibitions, art, tribute acts, Coleford Music Festival and a steam rally. If you can't make it this week, have a look … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 18 – 23 July 2017

Save on Summer Holidays at Whitemead Forest Park

Save up to £319* on summer holidays at Whitemead Forest Park     Many families will be dreaming of a well-deserved holiday, and this summer holidaymakers can enjoy up to £319* off a break to Whitemead Forest Park in the Forest of Dean (the equivalent of 30% off standard prices) between 21st July – 1st … Continue reading Save on Summer Holidays at Whitemead Forest Park

Tudor Farmhouse Launches Wild Swimming Trail and Packages for Guests

  The hottest June in 176 years has prompted us all to search for cool water and shade. And whilst the temperatures are retreating into the twenties there’s still every reason to fill the summer with shady picnics and outdoor swims! For those with the bug, boutique hotel Tudor Farmhouse in the Forest of Dean … Continue reading Tudor Farmhouse Launches Wild Swimming Trail and Packages for Guests

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 10-16th July 2017

July brings many activities to the #DeanWye from concerts and folk festivals, to open air cinema and a party in Chepstow Castle. All involve food and drink and live entertainment. If that's not for you then enjoy the many art exhibitions and craft workshops that are on offer this week, or step back in time … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 10-16th July 2017