Members of Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism (WVFDT) recently met for their quarterly Members Meeting at the historic Speech House Hotel, set right in the heart of the Forest of Dean. The networking event for both established and prospective members was attended by 60 people representing businesses from across Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire and Herefordshire, … Continue reading Talking Tourism at Speech House
Eighteen local projects have benefited from a share of £99k from Forest of Dean District Council’s ‘New Events and New Business Fund’. Each project or event had to prove its ability to enhance the local economy as part of the ‘Growing the Economy’ initiative before funds were released. The ventures ranged from bringing back the … Continue reading 18 exciting new projects create new jobs, attract tourists and boost economic growth.
Celebrate England and Wales Tourism Week with free events and incredible offers from local businesses in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean! Running from 14th-22nd March, the crossover of English Tourism Week and Wales Tourism Week is set to be an exciting celebration of the very best that WyeDean has to offer. As a … Continue reading England and Wales Tourism Week – Fantastic Offers in DeanWye
Three members of the Association's committee had the pleasure of judging the end of term assignment of 12-13 year old pupils at Lakers School, Berry Hill in the Forest of Dean. Their task was to design a new Theme Park for the Forest of Dean and to take into consideration issues including planning permission, … Continue reading School designs new theme park for the Forest of Dean
Just in case you haven't been on our Tourism Association website before, we thought that you would like to know this new version has only been live for 2 weeks. Our designer, Richard Maddrell of Vitalis, presented it to the members at our general meeting and party held in February at the Courtfield Arms and everyone there was … Continue reading Great new Wye Valley & Forest of Dean website