More awards in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Awards are coming in thick and fast in the Dean Wye, here are some of the more recent. Speech House Hotel has won "The Best Forest of Dean Wedding Venue and Hotel” and also an “Excellence Award for Hospitality Guest Services” in the 2018 Welsh Enterprise Awards. Owner Peter Hands said “ We were both … Continue reading More awards in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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Severn Bridges’ tolls end date: 17th December

Good news! The tolls on the Severn Bridge and Prince of Wales Bridge will be removed on Monday 17th December 2018. Both the Prince of Wales Bridge and the Severn Bridge offer routes into the southern parts of the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean from the M4 corridor, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Somerset. Taking … Continue reading Severn Bridges’ tolls end date: 17th December

Wye Valley and Forest of Dean celebrate British Food Fortnight with foraging, feasting and gin

Top tips for safe foraging and ideas for where to go    Autumn is awesome for food and drink in the Wye Valley & Forest of Dean, and September’s British Food Fortnight (BFF) will serve up delicious dishes and drinks to whet the appetite indoors and outdoors.  To celebrate BFF between 22 September and 7 … Continue reading Wye Valley and Forest of Dean celebrate British Food Fortnight with foraging, feasting and gin

What’s on this week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean: 17 – 21 Sep 2018

Here are the events and activities taking place in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week. If you're looking for great food events, theatre, music and antiques you'll find them here in the #DeanWye region. If you can’t make it this week, have a look at our What’s On page for ideas for next time. LACE AND … Continue reading What’s on this week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean: 17 – 21 Sep 2018

What’s On this Week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean: 10 – 16 Sep 2018

Here are the events and activities taking place in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week. If you're looking for Heritage Open Days, steam trains, soapbox racing, family fun, vintage machinery, or hedgehogs you'll find them here in the #DeanWye region. If you can’t make it this week, have a look at our What’s On page for … Continue reading What’s On this Week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean: 10 – 16 Sep 2018

Forest of Dean is one of Top Three Forests featured on Instagram

The Forest of Dean is one of the Top Three UK Forests featured on Instagram, according to hashtag data compiled by Away Resorts*. Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism who promote the Forest of Dean as a year-round all-weather destination are thrilled that the Forest that spans three counties and two countries, is so … Continue reading Forest of Dean is one of Top Three Forests featured on Instagram

Vintage shopping trail for Ross-on-Wye

New shopping experience for retro lovers Eighteen specialist independent shops and one ‘old-world’ tea room have formed a ‘trail’ around Ross-on-Wye. It provides visitors looking for antiques, collectibles, interesting bric-a-brac, vintage clothes and jewellery, furniture and a host of quirky objects with fascinating tour. The Vintage Shopping Trail is expected to attract serious buyers and … Continue reading Vintage shopping trail for Ross-on-Wye

Move over kale and quinoa as the Scotch Egg is 2018’s picnic basket favourite

What is the nation’s favourite picnic item? Have traditional favourites such as egg and cress sandwiches or cheese and onion crisps, fallen foul to healthier options such as quinoa salad or kale chips? According to a poll* of members and visitors to its area, Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism found that the Scotch … Continue reading Move over kale and quinoa as the Scotch Egg is 2018’s picnic basket favourite

Beavers arrive in the Forest of Dean

A pair of Eurasian Beavers have returned to the Forest of Dean for the first time for around 400 years. It is expected that the beaver’s activity in the Forest of Dean will improve biodiversity in their new 6.5 hectare home and may have the potential to reduce local flood risk. Regular monitoring will continue … Continue reading Beavers arrive in the Forest of Dean

What’s On this week 16 – 22 July 2018

Here are the events and activities taking place in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week. So whatever the weather may be, and whatever the time of year, you'll find something to do in the #DeanWye region. If you can’t make it this week, have a look at our What’s On page for ideas for next time. … Continue reading What’s On this week 16 – 22 July 2018