Valentine’s Day always focuses our minds on romance and loved ones and the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean have lots of Valentine events to offer couples of all ages. With the big day taking place on a Wednesday this year, the romantic events have been spread out over the week, with lots of cosy … Continue reading Feel the love in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley
It's Half Term here in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean, a week of exciting things to do for youngsters, families and visitors alike! 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 … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 12 – 18 Feb 2018
The Forest of Dean has been voted Britain’s Favourite Forest in the LandLove Magazine annual awards, beating stiff competition from around the UK. Thousands of people from the UK and as far afield as Italy, Germany, Bulgaria and the USA cast their best of British votes across 10 categories. They recognised the Forest of Dean … Continue reading Forest of Dean voted Britain’s Favourite Forest
In the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean there’s so much to do that doesn’t cost a penny, enjoy a freebie this Valentine’s Day. Height of passion Take a romantic stroll across the wooden bridge at Symonds Yat Rock, then hold tight as you gaze down from the peak to the winding River Wye 120-metres … Continue reading 10 free things to do this Valentine’s in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean
Do you know your bats from your butterflies, or what a Verderer does? Foresters’ Forest, a Heritage Lottery Funded Landscape Partnership Programme, have launched a survey to find out how much residents and visitors know about the built, natural and cultural heritage of the Forest of Dean, as well as understanding more about what makes … Continue reading Test your knowledge of the Forest and win prizes!
A week of cookery classes, flower arranging, the last of the Winter Owl Evenings and the start of Half term activities and Valentine's events, giving some great reasons to visit us here in the #DeanWye. Whatever the weather may be, and whatever the time of year, you'll find something to do in the #DeanWye region. If you … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 5 – 11 Feb 2018
Romance doesn’t have to cost the earth, here’s a few ideas that won’t break the bank! All can be achieved for under £10 per person. Photo by Linda Wright River Dance Spring is in the air, so take a riverside walk along the Wye, and as there is still a chill in the air head … Continue reading 10 things to do this Valentine’s Day for under £10pp in the DeanWye
Eastnor Pottery, in Herefordshire will be hosting a fun-fuelled evening of potter’s wheel fun for couples wishing to get dirty on the most romantic day of the year. Partners will be assigned a wheel, taking turns to make love pots and funny shapes. The ‘best’ ones will be fired, glazed and ready for collection … Continue reading New Valentines event at Eastnor Pottery – Wine & Wheel!
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
A week of delicious cooking, comedy, music and spectacular nature themed events this week, including the famous Severn Bore, giving some great reasons to visit here in the #DeanWye. 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 … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 29 Jan – 4 Feb 2018