Wye Valley River Festival 2018

  Put the dates in your diary! The Wye Valley River Festival is back in 2018, bigger and better than ever. From 5th - 20th May it will be flowing through the riverside towns and villages of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, as artists and communities celebrate the river and its wonderful … Continue reading Wye Valley River Festival 2018

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Coleford Festival of Words: 3rd – 9th July 2017

Coleford Festival of Words celebrates 10 years with a wide range of things to enjoy, things to take part in all exploring how words tangle us up and amaze us. The theme is reading which will be explored through a programme in and around the town of public readings- new writing will be part of … Continue reading Coleford Festival of Words: 3rd – 9th July 2017

How to make the most of the #WorldCupPlayground

With the Rugby World Cup officially kicking off this week – we’ve got over a month of exciting matches, many of them being held a stone’s throw from the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean in Gloucester and Cardiff. Not only that, the Scotland and USA squads based in Hartpury College. For those travelling for … Continue reading How to make the most of the #WorldCupPlayground

Top Foodie Destinations in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

With the culinary traditions of both England and Wales to choose from, the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean has become a real centre of culinary excellence. From the beautiful orchards and vineyards that produce award-winning cider and wine, to restaurants that garner Michelin stars, you’re in foodie heaven that is the Wye Valley and … Continue reading Top Foodie Destinations in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

May: Bank Holiday events

Saturday 2nd May, 7.30pm - Wyndcliffe Court's May Charity Ball - Event in support of Help for Heroes with live music, dancing in the ballroom and on the terrace, evening DJ and entertainment. Food includes sizzling hog roast and complimentary bubbly drink on arrival (both included in the ticket price). It's fancy dress 'hats and masks' … Continue reading May: Bank Holiday events

Forest Activities Festival

Have you ever thrown a pot or had a go at archery? Well here's your chance to learn something new. After an amazingly successful event last year, it was decided the festival must continue. Taking place at the Speech House Hotel on Sunday 26th of April, this year’s Forest Activities Festival will offer indoor and … Continue reading Forest Activities Festival

Our National Tourism Awards Winners!

We were thrilled to see two of our Dean Wye businesses among the amazing National Tourism Awards winners last night... Abergavenny Food Festival won silver for Best Event!   Monmouthshire Cottages won gold for Best Visitor Welcome!  Huge congratulations to both!    

Taurus Crafts Beer Festival – 14th March

A festival for all ages, Taurus Crafts will be hosting a Beer Festival featuring music from Chepstow based Shootin the Crow, plenty of local food, and beer, of course. Entry is free, so treat yourself to samples from Bespoke, Freeminer, Kingstone, Cotswold Lion and Stroud breweries. McCrindles will head up the apple and pear ciders … Continue reading Taurus Crafts Beer Festival – 14th March

Mother’s Day Ideas in Dean Wye

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, and we’re guessing the regular old chocolate and flowers is getting a bit old. Do something different this Mother’s Day with The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley: Take mum to dinner on the Royal Forester dining train. For £39.50 each, you can take her on an all day trip and … Continue reading Mother’s Day Ideas in Dean Wye

Autumn adventures in the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley

With autumn officially upon us the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley are getting ready for the cooler months with lots of autumn activities. With brewery experiences, cider making and Halloween fun, there’ll be something on offer for everyone to enjoy! Now that summer is gone we thought you would like to know what exciting activities … Continue reading Autumn adventures in the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley