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!
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
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
7th November - 7th January Nature in Art are proud to have been the first venue to show the latest British Wildlife Photography Awards exhibition after its official launch in London since the inception of the competition in 2009. This year we are continuing the tradition with the exhibition opening at Nature in Art on Tuesday … Continue reading British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017
November bonfires are going out but the colours of the leaves means the DeanWye is still "on fire", with plenty this Autumn to keep you entertained and warm! This week there is photography, nature, food and comedy to enjoy. Whatever the weather may be, and whatever the time of year, you'll find something to do … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 6-12th Nov 2017
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?
Wow! It's hot here in the DeanWye this week, so we're glad we can offer both inside and outside activities, depending on whether you are a sun worshipper or not! Enjoy woodland discoveries through art and find hidden creatures in Puzzlewood, improve your health through the Herefordshire Walking Festival or enjoy learning about edible flowers … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week: 19th – 25th June 2017
The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley will kick off the 2017 holiday season with an English Tourism Week (ETW) celebration of the area’s vibrant tourism offer. Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism, which represents 350 local businesses, predicts a bumper year for its members after VisitEngland forecast a rise in both visitor … Continue reading Win a VIP Weekend for two during English Tourism Week
Now that we are officially in Spring, there's plenty to do in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week including wildlife photography, an exciting chance to test mountain bikes and enjoy art and music! Plus ideas for Mother's Day too from crazy golf in Lydney to wooden heart making in the Forest. … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week.
The historic Angel Hotel in Abergavenny, the gateway to Wales, is giving you the chance to win a night in one of their lovely cottages. The properties are just minutes away from the hotel itself which is famous across the UK for its afternoon tea. The hotel is a member of the prestigious UK Tea Guild, … Continue reading Win a mini-break for 4!