Wye Valley & Forest of Dean Tourism attended the National Tourism Awards for Wales to collect Best Destination in South East Wales. At a glitzy ceremony hosted at the Celtic Manor Golf Club, Wye Valley & Forest of Dean Tourism received their Regional Winners award for Best Destination in South East Wales, with WVFDT Directors Francesca Newell and … Continue reading Best Destination in South East Wales!
Perrygrove Railway has won an award from the Heritage Railway Association, (HRA), for Outstanding Visitor Attraction 2017. On 10th February a group of Perrygrove staff swapped their overalls for their finest attire and headed to Birmingham for a prestige awards ceremony, held at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel. There was a four course dinner, followed by the … Continue reading Heritage Award for Perrygrove Railway
Plenty to see and do and try this week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean - we have amongst other things: 90th Anniversary events for the Savoy Theatre, cooking, mini-mosaic workshops and another spectacular Severn Bore to witness. Whatever the weather may be, and whatever the time of year, you'll find something to … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 26 Feb – 4 March 2018
Plenty to see and do and try this week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean - we have cooking, tribute acts, racing, Civil War battle commemoration, kids/family activities and workshops. Whatever the weather may be, and whatever the time of year, you'll find something to do in the #DeanWye region. If you can’t make it … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 19-25 Feb 2018
Valentine’s Day always focuses our minds on romance and loved ones and the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean have lots of Valentine events to offer couples of all ages. With the big day taking place on a Wednesday this year, the romantic events have been spread out over the week, with lots of cosy … Continue reading Feel the love in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley
It's Half Term here in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean, a week of exciting things to do for youngsters, families and visitors alike! Whatever the weather may be, and whatever the time of year, you'll find something to do in the #DeanWye region. If you can’t make it this week, have a look at our What’s … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 12 – 18 Feb 2018
In the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean there’s so much to do that doesn’t cost a penny, enjoy a freebie this Valentine’s Day. Height of passion Take a romantic stroll across the wooden bridge at Symonds Yat Rock, then hold tight as you gaze down from the peak to the winding River Wye 120-metres … Continue reading 10 free things to do this Valentine’s in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean
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!
Eastnor Pottery, in Herefordshire will be hosting a fun-fuelled evening of potter’s wheel fun for couples wishing to get dirty on the most romantic day of the year. Partners will be assigned a wheel, taking turns to make love pots and funny shapes. The ‘best’ ones will be fired, glazed and ready for collection … Continue reading New Valentines event at Eastnor Pottery – Wine & Wheel!
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