New shopping experience for retro lovers Eighteen specialist independent shops and one ‘old-world’ tea room have formed a ‘trail’ around Ross-on-Wye. It provides visitors looking for antiques, collectibles, interesting bric-a-brac, vintage clothes and jewellery, furniture and a host of quirky objects with fascinating tour. The Vintage Shopping Trail is expected to attract serious buyers and … Continue reading Vintage shopping trail for Ross-on-Wye
It's "Flaming June" here in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean for the foreseeable future, with lots going on for you to do 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. LOCAL VS INTERNATIONAL ART Today - 28th June 2018 Exploring talent near … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 18 – 24 June 2018
The Devil’s Pulpit is a rocky viewpoint which overlooks the 13th Century Tintern Abbey
The Hereford Walking Festival kicks off tomorrow with events running through the whole week. Dig out those old walking boots and join in! Here are some of the highlights from the jam-packed programme... Sat 14th - 10.00-2.30 Wyevale Wanderings Tracks, lane and footpaths around the parishes of Breinton and Stretton Sugwas Distance: 8 miles Cost: … Continue reading 14th-22nd June – Hereford Walking Festival!
The Forest of Dean Greenway, a recently completed unique 55 mile route for riders, cyclists and walkers together with the lady who was the driving force behind the project were recognised by the British Horse Society during a presentation of a prestigious Access Achievement Award. Mark Weston, BHS Director of Access, visited the forest at … Continue reading British Horse Society presents Achievement Award to Forest of Dean Bridleway Campaigner
New Book: Walking in the Forest of Dean, 25 Routes in the Historic Royal Forest by Mike Dunn, £12.95, Cicerone Press Ltd, ISBN: 9781852846893 From short relatively simple strolls of 4 miles to challenging all-day sections of long-distance trails including Offa's Dyke Path and the Gloucestershire Way, the 25 graded routes in this handy guidebook will … Continue reading WALKING IN THE FOREST OF DEAN
What a fantastic day - clear blue skies over the Forest all day. Loads of people have been out and about - walking their dogs, bicycling or just strolling. They all have one thing in common - huge smiles on their faces. What a difference a bit of sun makes. Come soon, and enjoy!