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Canoeing at Symonds Yat

Lydney Docks

On the bank of the River Severn

Family fun at Wenchford, Forest of Dean

Design a Sweet

Suggest a sweet flavour that represents the Wye Valley & Forest of Dean

Newent Onion Fayre - 13 September

Great bikes in #DeanWye


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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Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Days Out Guide - things to do and places to eat
Enjoy walking in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean
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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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Read the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism Association Blog

Wild Boar – A taste of the Forest! The Forest Showcase..Read more..

Opening of Art exhibition at the Inn at Penallt

Penallt is becoming the ‘go to’ village in the Wye Valley for culture, good food and family ente..Read more..

Cycling tips to get you out and about exploring the #DeanWye

August and September are the some of the best months to cycle and especially with the Tour of Britai..Read more..

Casualty filmed in the Wye Valley

Popular BBC drama Casualty returns on Saturday 27 August for series 31. The last series left viewers..Read more..