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Welcome to the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Welcome to the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley – 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.

Please sign up for our regular enews with offers, short breaks, competitions, new arrivals, activities and events.

What's On?

Stay a While

Bring your dog

Eat, drink and be merry

Lots to Do

On Your Bike

Take a Stroll

Maps and Guides

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The River Wye has been used for navigation for many centuries. In the past the Wye was an important commercial waterway. Today boating on the river is mostly canoeing and rowing, with some passen...


Free Visitor Guide

Order your free copy of our Visitor Guide and it will be delivered to your door. Find out more about the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, its attractions, activities, history and heritage, things to...