What’s On this Week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean: 14 – 20 May 2018

Here is what's taking place this week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. Don't forget it's Wales Tourism Week and we have offers for you from our members. Whatever the weather or time of year, you'll find something to do in the #DeanWye. Have a look at our What’s On page for ideas for another time. … Continue reading What’s On this Week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean: 14 – 20 May 2018

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Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 20 Apr – 6 May 2018

Here are the events and activities taking place in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week. The bi-annual Wye Valley River Festival returns for a two week festival of fun and exciting events, many of them free, the spring lambs are out in the fields - you can visit some near Tintern - … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 20 Apr – 6 May 2018

Success for Red Hart Inn at Blaisdon

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

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

Best Destination in South East Wales!

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!

Heritage Award for Perrygrove Railway

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

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 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

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 19-25 Feb 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

Feel the love in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley

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

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 12 – 18 Feb 2018

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