Success for Red Hart Inn at Blaisdon

We have great pleasure in announcing that the Red Hart Inn, Blaisdon, has been commended by the judges of this year’s Countryside Alliance Awards. The awards, known as the “Rural Oscars”, are set apart from other awards as they are led by nominations from the public. This year is the first time in the thirteen … Continue reading Success for Red Hart Inn at Blaisdon

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Best Destination in South East Wales!

Wye Valley & Forest of Dean Tourism attended the National Tourism Awards for Wales to collect Best Destination in South East Wales. At a glitzy ceremony hosted at the Celtic Manor Golf Club, Wye Valley & Forest of Dean Tourism received their Regional Winners award for Best Destination in South East Wales, with WVFDT Directors Francesca Newell and … Continue reading Best Destination in South East Wales!

Heritage Award for Perrygrove Railway

Perrygrove Railway has won an award from the Heritage Railway Association, (HRA), for Outstanding Visitor Attraction 2017. On 10th February a group of Perrygrove staff swapped their overalls for their finest attire and headed to Birmingham for a prestige awards ceremony, held at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel. There was a four course dinner, followed by the … Continue reading Heritage Award for Perrygrove Railway

The Red Hart Inn Blaisdon, shortlisted for Countryside Alliance Award

We are delighted to announce that the Red Hart Inn Blaisdon has been shortlisted to win a Countryside Alliance Award in the pub category. The awards are the Countryside Alliance’s annual celebration of British food & farming, enterprise & heritage through our small hard-working businesses.  The awards are now in their thirteenth year and have become … Continue reading The Red Hart Inn Blaisdon, shortlisted for Countryside Alliance Award

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

Hillside Brewery win ‘Food or Drink Business of the Year’

The Gloucestershire Food & Farming awards 2017 were held this year at the Centaur, at Cheltenham Racecourse. A night to celebrate the best of what Gloucestershire has to offer. The award-winning Hillside Brewery were one of the three finalists for the big award of ‘Food or Drink Business of the Year’, alongside Gloucester Services and Kitchen … Continue reading Hillside Brewery win ‘Food or Drink Business of the Year’

The Forest of Dean to be Britain’s Favourite Forest?

The Forest of Dean has been nominated to become Britain’s Favourite Forest in LandLove Magazine’s annual awards, with voting now open for forest fans to cast their votes for the famous ancient woodland. Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism who promote the Forest of Dean as a year-round all-weather destination are thrilled that the … Continue reading The Forest of Dean to be Britain’s Favourite Forest?

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week: 19th – 24th Sept 2017

Autumn is officially here and what a beautiful time to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean as in the coming weeks the leaves turn and the Forest becomes a colourful and stunning world to explore! This week in the DeanWye we have art exhibitions, music, dancing, plays and Thomas the Tank Engine - plus … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week: 19th – 24th Sept 2017

Happy Birthday to Coleford TIC!

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!