Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week.

  This week in the DeanWye you can enjoy relaxing yoga, arts and culture, a walking festival, food events in Caldicot and Lydney plus photography focusing on nature. For more information on these events and others coming up look at our What's On Page on the DeanWye website.   ACTIVITY, YOGA AND WELLBEING RETREAT 15th … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week.

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Taurus Crafts May Market Sun 21st May

The Taurus Crafts May Market will be a unique opportunity to preview an exciting new local product before its forthcoming official debut and launch. ‘Flaming Excellent Sustainable Charcoal’ is the creation of the Resilience Woodland Initiative. The first batch of sustainable charcoal comes from Slade Woods in Woolaston using the latest technology Retort Kiln, which … Continue reading Taurus Crafts May Market Sun 21st May

Top ways to celebrate the Tour of Britain in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

The Tour of Britain wheels into the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week, where Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish will race past some of the area’s best-known landmarks. Stage Five of the Tour starts in Aberdare. The route then takes in St Briavels and Tintern, sweeps past Puzzlewood and Speech House, before … Continue reading Top ways to celebrate the Tour of Britain in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

The Forest of Dean opens its doors and reveals some of its secrets….

Heritage Open Days returns to the Forest (September 8th-11th) with a host of free and fascinating celebrations of our unique heritage. Heritage Open Days is the UK’s biggest heritage festival involving 40,000 volunteers. It celebrates our fantastic history, architecture, environment and culture; offering people the chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences. … Continue reading The Forest of Dean opens its doors and reveals some of its secrets….

Amanda Hamilton’s Watercolour World

Amanda Hamilton will be exhibiting at Taurus Crafts from 23rdJuly 2016, on view until 9th October 2016. The ‘Art from the Heart’ exhibition will feature nearly 20 works by Amanda, including favourites such as her Paris and Cornwall Series paintings, as well as prints of some of her earlier work including Royal Ross on Wye … Continue reading Amanda Hamilton’s Watercolour World

Five Forest #Facts #DeanWye

The Forest is full of some wacky and wonderful facts history. Here are five facts to get you started: It's never eleven in Littledean - Look up at the church tower and you'll notice something is a bit off. The roman numeral 11 has been painted incorrectly. So in a way, it turns 9 o' clock … Continue reading Five Forest #Facts #DeanWye

Where to Refuel – Our Favourite Cafes and Restaurants

Feeling a bit peckish? Here are a few of our favourite places to sit down and chow down in Dean Wye...  Humble by Nature - This local cafe uses the produce grown on the farm with a menu that changes with the season. Stop by Thursday - Sunday from 10-4, and for groups, private dining is … Continue reading Where to Refuel – Our Favourite Cafes and Restaurants

Museum Week in Dean Wye – Our Top 10

Museum week is here! Here are a few fascinating places we think you should visit: Abergavenny Museum - Set on the grounds of Norman Castle, the museum portion of this attraction shows the history of the area from prehistory to present day. Other activities include an interactive WWII air raid shelter, a reconstruction of the 1940s Basil Jones … Continue reading Museum Week in Dean Wye – Our Top 10

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