Wye Valley and Forest of Dean celebrate British Food Fortnight with foraging, feasting and gin

Top tips for safe foraging and ideas for where to go    Autumn is awesome for food and drink in the Wye Valley & Forest of Dean, and September’s British Food Fortnight (BFF) will serve up delicious dishes and drinks to whet the appetite indoors and outdoors.  To celebrate BFF between 22 September and 7 … Continue reading Wye Valley and Forest of Dean celebrate British Food Fortnight with foraging, feasting and gin

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What’s On This week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean 3 – 9 Sept 2018

Here are the events and activities taking place in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week. If you're looking for the unusual like the Newent Onion Fayre, family fun, vintage machinery, fantastic food or music you'll find them here in the #DeanWye region. If you can’t make it this week, have a look at our What’s … Continue reading What’s On This week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean 3 – 9 Sept 2018

Move over kale and quinoa as the Scotch Egg is 2018’s picnic basket favourite

What is the nation’s favourite picnic item? Have traditional favourites such as egg and cress sandwiches or cheese and onion crisps, fallen foul to healthier options such as quinoa salad or kale chips? According to a poll* of members and visitors to its area, Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism found that the Scotch … Continue reading Move over kale and quinoa as the Scotch Egg is 2018’s picnic basket favourite

Dancing Cows Make TV Appearance

Viewers of BBC West were highly amused to watch over 200 dairy cows dancing as they were let back into the fields for the first time this year. Local farmer, Lyndon Edwards, put out an open invitation to families to join him to see the cows being let out into the fields, after spending the … Continue reading Dancing Cows Make TV Appearance

Monmouthshire Food Festival – Caldicot Castle: 14 – 15 October 2017

Monmouthshire Food Festival returns to the glorious surroundings of Caldicot Castle with a packed programme of chef’s demonstrations, tutored tastings, talks and lots of artisan foods to try and buy. Demonstrating in the Chef’s Theatre will be two of our finest local chefs. Clive Williams and Liam Whittle grew up together and both went on … Continue reading Monmouthshire Food Festival – Caldicot Castle: 14 – 15 October 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

Discover our Food Festivals in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Come and discover the best local food and drink that the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean has to offer at our annual famous food festivals.   Abergavenny Food Festival Over the last 18 years, Abergavenny Food Festival has grown to become the largest, longest running food festival in Wales, being held on 16th and 17th September … Continue reading Discover our Food Festivals in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Discover Top Restaurants in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

The Wye Valley and Forest of Dean is home to sublime restaurants with AA Rosettes and Michelin Stars amongst its accolades. From fine intimate dining with a great wine list to sympathetically converted buildings that provide a truly unique setting, there are plenty of restaurants catering for all tastes and prices, where you can enjoy … Continue reading Discover Top Restaurants in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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