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Forest of 'Teen' & the Wye Valley

While planet-saving, device-dependent teens are often the hardest to please, get it right and family holidays can be 100% fun. From canoeing to caving, climbing and footgolf, to paintball, paddleboarding and even pottery, few places offer more awesome adventures for angsty adolescents than the brilliant Forest of Dean & Wye Valley. Thanks to easy access for so many via the M5 and M4 motorways and the recent abolition of the Severn Bridge tolls, there’s never been a better time for everyone to enjoy a staycation in this special corner of the UK where England and Wales meet. And you’ll have everyone swapping Facebook for falcons and headphones for harnesses before you can say I’m starving, Mum.

Don't forget our ten top tips for holidaying with teens.



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Awesome Insta Spots

Snap perfect Instagram shots at dozens of jaw-dropping locations. Teens can snap their sto...

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Let’s Get Active

Within more than 110sq km of forest and 160km of winding rivers, there are teen-pleasing w...

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Digital Detox

Everyone needs a break from their devices now and again. Put down the phones, turn off the...

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We are Family

Some things are better experienced together. However a day pans out, there will always be ...

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Awesome Accommodation

Swapping the familiarity of home for something totally different is an adventure in itself...

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Roll out the Red Carpet

Even for those who have never been to the area before, it could still seem strangely famil...

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Dining with the Fam

What. No Nando’s? No worries, what the region lacks in fast food chains it makes up ...

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Let’s Get Creative

Proven to boost your mood and guaranteed to bring the family together, getting crafty and ...

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Bespoke Holidays

Star-studded road trip - Go set jetting as a family with Wanderlust Campers While the g...