Things to do in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

To help you plan ahead for your holiday in the Wye Valley or Forest of Dean we’ve come up with some ideas in the articles below that will hopefully help you with this.

If you’re looking for an evening’s entertainment or family day out nearby, we also have a page listing what’s on this week along with future events in coming months and where to find them.

As you can see below there are lots of activities going on in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean all the time.  Whether you’re looking for places to walk, outdoor activities like canoeing or mountain biking or exploring the local history and beauty, we’ll always update these pages so that you’ll have a great reference when looking for things to do on your holiday.

Tudor Farmhouse Hotel outside view

Gourmet Dining in the Forest of Dean – Tudor Farmhouse Hotel

If you’re feeling peckish, with a couple of hours free on a weekday, and fancy a real dining treat, do what I did – take your loved one to the Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in Clearwell and dig into chef Rob Cox’  lunchtime  Menu, the 5 Course Taster. You won’t be disappointed believe me. On arrival…

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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…

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Dean Heritage Centre Lake

Discover the history of the Forest of Dean – Dean Heritage Centre

Setin a beautiful  and fully interactive five acre site, the Dean Heritage Centre protects and preserves the unique history and heritage of the beautiful Forest of Dean. With a wide range of things to do and see, including five onsite galleries exploring the history of the Forest from the Ice Age to the present day.…

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