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Westbury on Severn Water Gardens

Autumn Tints

The Forest is just starting to turn and for the next few weeks it will be a blaze of colours.

Canoeing at Symonds Yat

Wye Old Bridge

Celebrating its 200th birthday


There are so many walks to choose from in the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley.


Welcome to the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley Area – the perfect all year round, all weather holiday destination! 

Discover a host of great activities and entertainment … for adventure-seekers, we have mountain biking, cycle tracks, zip-wires, kayaking, for explorers there’s a great range of attractions, from the magical Puzzlewood to caves and steam trains, and for something more relaxing, enjoy the Sculpture trail, our many walks, the spectacular views and our many castles, museums and cathedrals.

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Organise your wedding in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley
Your gateway to the far-away worlds of star warriors, magicians and the ancient lands of legendary, mythic heroes and villains.
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Map of the area

The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley is alive with colour and wildlife, and ready to welcome you to enjoy a fun filled break – it’s really time to set your spirit free this year and discover the wonders of this special part of the world – a magical place in all seasons … Enjoy a walk, ride or canoe adventure, fly through the trees or scramble along the rocks, mooch the craft shops and discover artisan crafts, savour locally produced food and drink, and delight in the many things to do and places to visit and of course, the fresh air and freedom.

Whether you’re here for a day or thinking of staying longer, we’ve a host of attractions and activities to enjoy and a fabulous array of accommodation, from camping holidays, to cosy cottages, logs cabin amongst the trees, friendly hotels or B&Bs to choose from.

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