Forest Activities Festival 29th April 2018

The Forest Activities Festival will take to the grounds of The Speech House Hotel on Sunday 29 April 2018, offering locals and tourists alike a wealth of indoor and outdoor pursuits to try and showcasing some of the best of what the Forest of Dean has to offer! Whether you’re hoping to lead a healthier … Continue reading Forest Activities Festival 29th April 2018

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2018 Dean Wye Visitor Guide Launched

Bike it, Boat it, or Walk it but make sure you grab the new Visitor Guide showcasing the stunning Wye Valley and Forest of Dean A new guide for visitors to the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean has been launched by Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism (WVFDT) with a distinctly maritime theme, … Continue reading 2018 Dean Wye Visitor Guide Launched

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: Sept 4th – 10th 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 an exhibition by internationally renowned artist Mary Rose, an evening with … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: Sept 4th – 10th 2017

Top 25 Great Experiences in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Find amazing experiences in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean!  If you would like more ideas of what you can do all year round in the DeanWye have a look at our website   Hilltop Birds of Prey Hilltop Birds of Prey offers an affordable, no hassle, falconry experience, using predatory birds both indigenous … Continue reading Top 25 Great Experiences in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Top 25 Free Activities in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Enjoy a summer of free family fun in and around the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean with these activities! For more ideas visit our website   NB Parking charges may apply in some places Sculpture Trail The 4-mile trail features sculptures created by artists to interpret the Forest environment and the history of this … Continue reading Top 25 Free Activities in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Top 25 Activities under £10 in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

With so many things to do this summer, here are 25 things to do in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean that won't break the bank, costing under £10!   Forest and Wye Ice Cream Delicious ice cream the old fashioned way – using traditional ingredients in small batches. They love to use local … Continue reading Top 25 Activities under £10 in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this Week

There's lots going on this week in the #DeanWye, art exhibitions, beer festivals, workshops and exciting mountain bike riding! LLANTILIO CROSSENNY FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 10th May 2017 - 14th May 2017 Something for everyone's taste Held at St Teilo's Church in Llantilio Crossenny in or near Monmouth DETAILS SPRING BY THE SEVERN 10th … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this Week

YT Industries: The Circus keeps on rollin’ 

Forest of Dean, UK: 12th – 14th May, 2017 With the Rolling Circus, YT takes its fleet of test bikes on a big tour of the best bike parks and trail centers. On board are YT’s trail bike JEFFSY, the enduro bike CAPRA and the downhill bike TUES. With the support of YT’s international partners … Continue reading YT Industries: The Circus keeps on rollin’ 

A to Z of the DeanWye: X is for…

X Marks the Centre Spot Speech House is considered the Centre of the forest.  It is now a hotel, but originally it was built as a Royal Hunting Lodge in 17th Century.  The Verderers' Court is still held at Speech House, one of the area's most famous landmarks. Xtreme Mountain Biking Forest of Dean provides … Continue reading A to Z of the DeanWye: X is for…

Top ways to celebrate the Tour of Britain in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

The Tour of Britain wheels into the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week, where Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish will race past some of the area’s best-known landmarks. Stage Five of the Tour starts in Aberdare. The route then takes in St Briavels and Tintern, sweeps past Puzzlewood and Speech House, before … Continue reading Top ways to celebrate the Tour of Britain in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean