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Family fun at Wenchford, Forest of Dean
Symonds Yat, Forest of Dean and Wye Valley

Symonds Yat Rock

Enjoy the stunning views from this internationally famous viewpoint.

Cycling in the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley

Great Cycling

Whatever your ability

View from Devil's Pulpit, Wye Valley

Tintern Abbey

The wonders of Tintern and its glorious Abbey viewed from Devil's Pulpit on the Offa's Dyke Path.


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.

Is the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean your #homeofsport? Simply share a picture of yourself enjoying your favourite sporting activity - walking, cycling, canoeing, flying through the trees - and either tweet it using the #homeofsport and #deanwye hashtag or upload it to VisitEngland's website! 


Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Attractions Activities and Shopping Guide
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Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Eating Out Guide
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The Forest of Dean & Wye Valley is a perfect location to watch the Rugby World Cup in 2015.  Close to Gloucester and Cardiff.
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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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Read the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism Association Blog

Discover the Dean’s Heritage

  Lindors Country House Hotel in The Forest of Dean Heritage Open Days celebrates England’s fant..Read more..

Get hands on with history at Goodrich Castle

For the perfect way to entertain your little history hunters this summer holiday, look no further th..Read more..

What’s on this week – summer fun for everyone!

Chepstow Festival Every summer, the Chepstow Festival brings a month of music, theatre and performan..Read more..

Top Foodie Destinations in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

With the culinary traditions of both England and Wales to choose from, the Wye Valley and Forest of ..Read more..