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
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
We have great pleasure in announcing that the Red Hart Inn, Blaisdon, has been commended by the judges of this year’s Countryside Alliance Awards. The awards, known as the “Rural Oscars”, are set apart from other awards as they are led by nominations from the public. This year is the first time in the thirteen … Continue reading Success for Red Hart Inn at Blaisdon
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