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

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New book out – It Happened in Gloucestershire

A fascinating new book about Gloucestershire has just been published. It Happened in Gloucestershire is a vibrant and compelling account of the county's diverse heritage; its heroes, its battles, its inventors and its outlandish sports. Phyllida Barstow's lively prose transports the reader across the county: from its stunning cathedral to its swan lake at Slimbridge, … Continue reading New book out – It Happened in Gloucestershire

Surf the Severn Bore with Countryfile

Two weeks ago the BBC1 programme, Countryfile, featured the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean and this week we are on again.  You have just missed the biggest day-time bore this year but you can watch it on Countryfile as Matt Baker as explores this natural wonder and surfs the wave.  BBC1, Sunday 14 March, 6pm.  Further details. The … Continue reading Surf the Severn Bore with Countryfile