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Afternoon Tea in Wye Valley

For a great afternoon tea in Symonds Yat you’d be hard pushed to beat Woods of Whitchurch, a village shop, delicatessen, cafe/restaurant and a real hub for the village. Chill out and have a coffee, sit outside and watch the world go by, or just relax with a magazine.

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“Winter is Coming” to the Forest of Dean

For those of you not smitten by GOT ( oh do you have a mega binge watch in store….) the Iron Throne is the seat which the heads of the warring families seek to occupy and by the end of Series Eight, about to be released, you’ll find out who gets it. HBO who…

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First Five Star Severn Bore of 2019

If you’re a fan of natural phenomena and you’re visiting the Forest of Dean you have to see The Severn Bore, one of Britain’s finest. The giant surge wave can be viewed in many places on the River Severn, where the tidal range is the 2nd highest in the world, being as much as 50…

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The Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival 27th to 29th September 2019

If you love walking you will love walking in the Wye Valley, and what better chance to learn about this beautiful area while getting your fill of exercise and fresh air, than by joining in the Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival – 3 days of guided walks along trails and footpaths offering a taste of the town and surrounding countryside.

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Relax in the Forest of Dean – Float in The Forest

Modern life is stressful. It’s a fact, even in the Forest of Dean. If you’re not suffering, consider yourself one of the lucky ones. Alas I’m not one of the lucky ones and I’ve tried many many ways to relax, with limited success – until now. A few weeks ago I had my first…

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