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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Top 10 Beer Gardens in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Riverside and abbey views, walled gardens and top pub grub, revealed in the Top 10 Beer Gardens in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Sitting outside enjoying a drink is one of the great pleasures of the summer and in hot weather pubs with beer gardens are great places to socialise or watch the … Continue reading Top 10 Beer Gardens in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

10 free things to do this Valentine’s in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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

10 things to do this Valentine’s Day for under £10pp in the DeanWye

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

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 29 Jan – 4 Feb 2018

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

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

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’

Reasons to Visit the DeanWye at Half Term: 23 – 29 Oct 2017

It's Half Term Week and we have lots and lots of exciting and unusual events to enjoy as we head towards the end of October. For the children, holiday activities and Halloween themed events, for the adults, exhibitions, comedy nights, culture events and walks. For the family, Thomas the Tank Engine, pumpkin trails and carving … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the DeanWye at Half Term: 23 – 29 Oct 2017

Discover the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Top Pubs

The Wye Valley and Forest of Dean offers a wide range of homely traditional pubs that have a wide variety of high quality local food and real ales. Why not have a browse and decide which one to visit first?    Saracens Head Inn The Saracens Head Inn occupies a unique position on the East … Continue reading Discover the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Top Pubs

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 11th – 18th September 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 steam and diesel railway events, food shows and festivals, a hedgehog … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 11th – 18th September 2017