Tea room re-opens at Dean Heritage Centre: 1st Dec 2017

The team at the Dean Heritage Centre are delighted to announce the reopening of the refurbished café space as the Camp Mill Tearoom on December 1st. The new provider is Mrs Lesley Sterry’s company, Carriages Catering, formerly of the successful tea rooms at The Old Station, Tintern. She has built up a loyal following of customers who are … Continue reading Tea room re-opens at Dean Heritage Centre: 1st Dec 2017

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Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week: 27 Nov – 3 Dec 2017

Christmas is on it way so get into the Festive Season and build your Christmas spirit with our amazing events taking place this week. We have food, Sanata Specials, underground family advernture and lots of music to enjoy! Whatever the weather may be, and whatever the time of year, you'll find something to do in … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week: 27 Nov – 3 Dec 2017

NEW LANDMARK SCULPTURE FOR FOREST OF DEAN SCULPTURE TRAIL

Cusp by Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva Internationally acclaimed artist, Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva is to make a major new sculpture for the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail, entitled Cusp.  Commissioned by Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust, a registered charity, in partnership with Forestry Commission England, the sculpture is due for completion in late Spring 2018. The new sculpture will … Continue reading NEW LANDMARK SCULPTURE FOR FOREST OF DEAN SCULPTURE TRAIL

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 20-26th Nov 2017

As a year round region to visit, this week for bird lovers we have amazing Winter Owl Evenings and Starling Murmuration photography courses, cooking courses for foodie lovers, concerts for music lovers and lots of festive events in the run up to Christmas! Whatever the weather may be, and whatever the time of year, you'll … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 20-26th Nov 2017

Newent to Celebrate a Champion Horse

The Newent Initiative Trust is celebrating a grant of £2,000 from the Honourable Company of Gloucestershire. The grant will go towards the creation of a life size bronze sculpture of Newent’s Olympic dressage champion Valegro, to commemorate the horse’s unrivalled contribution to British Dressage. The sculpture will be created by a local artist and cast … Continue reading Newent to Celebrate a Champion Horse

Tudor Farmhouse’s Rob Cox wins South West Chef of the Year

Rob Cox, head chef at Tudor Farmhouse, a restaurant with rooms in the heart of the village of Clearwell in the Forest of Dean, has won the South West Chef of the Year Award, just as the hotel launches a new ‘Winter Foodie Break'. This new break has been created to encourage guests to take … Continue reading Tudor Farmhouse’s Rob Cox wins South West Chef of the Year

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean: 13-19th Nov 2017

Autumn keeps giving great events n the DeanWye, the Forest is still "on fire" with colour but also has music, open mic events, Christmas Light switch ons and Winter Owl Evenings! Whatever the weather may be, and whatever the time of year, you'll find something to do in the #DeanWye area. If you can’t make … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean: 13-19th Nov 2017

British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017

7th November - 7th January Nature in Art are proud to have been the first venue to show the latest British Wildlife Photography Awards exhibition after its official launch in London since the inception of the competition in 2009. This year we are continuing the tradition with the exhibition opening at Nature in Art on Tuesday … Continue reading British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017

Free Parking at Dean Heritage Centre

As from the 1st November it is now free to park at the Dean Heritage Centre. This move has been made to enable locals and visitors to use the Centre car park area as a base for walks in the beautiful woodlands around Soudley. Emma Smith, Centre manager, explained: “The Dean Heritage Centre is completely … Continue reading Free Parking at Dean Heritage Centre

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 6-12th Nov 2017

November bonfires are going out but the colours of the leaves means the DeanWye is still "on fire", with plenty this Autumn to keep you entertained and warm! This week there is photography, nature, food and comedy to enjoy. Whatever the weather may be, and whatever the time of year, you'll find something to do … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 6-12th Nov 2017