What’s on this week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean: 17 – 21 Sep 2018

Here are the events and activities taking place in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week. If you're looking for great food events, theatre, music and antiques you'll find them here in the #DeanWye region. If you can’t make it this week, have a look at our What’s On page for ideas for next time. LACE AND … Continue reading What’s on this week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean: 17 – 21 Sep 2018

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New Volunteer’s Day at Dean Forest Railway

Ever fancied driving a steam locomotive, operating a signalbox, or restoring a carriage? The Dean Forest Railway Society is holding an open day on Saturday 19th May for members of the public, interested in volunteering at the railway, to take a look behind the scenes and find out more about the roles on offer. Potential … Continue reading New Volunteer’s Day at Dean Forest Railway

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

Train passengers enticed to visit the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley

Passengers travelling in the entertainment carriages of First Great Western Trains will be enticed to visit the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley from today. Our area will be part of the Great Western Trail for three months on First Great Western Trains from London through to Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Dorset, South Wales, Cornwall, Devon, … Continue reading Train passengers enticed to visit the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley