Awesome Insta Spots


Awesome Insta Spots

Snap perfect Instagram shots at dozens of jaw-dropping locations. Teens can snap their stories while adults take in the fabulous scenery. Remember to share and use our hashtags #myforestofdean #deanwye. Here are just a few great places to head… 

Symonds Yat Rock, site of an ancient hill fort perched high above the meandering River Wye, offers simply breathtaking, panoramic views. Take in the dreamy sunset behind the Black Mountains of Wales.

Puzzlewood is a magical, naturally beautiful ancient forest of twisted roots, fluro-green moss and ferns, and moody lighting. In fact, it’s so photogenic it has already starred in many major films and TV productions.

The aMazing Hedge Puzzle is a great place for teens to shake off the grown-ups with a game of hide and sneak while snapping their way through the labyrinth of hedges and dead ends.

Both the International Centre for Birds of Prey or Hilltop Birds of Prey offer nature-loving teens the chance to handle and fly owls, hawks and falcons. Book an Experience Day and you get to photograph your sulky teen smiling from ear to ear with one of these magnificent creatures on their arm.

The Sculpture Trail is a wonderful, easy-to-follow woodland track connecting 17 unique sculptures, from a gigantic stained-glass window suspended amidst the trees, to a big ‘fire’ created from melted iron. New to the mix is ‘Threshold’, a large walkthrough structure inspired by the caves below – all definitely Instagram-worthy.


aMazing Hedge Puzzle

This traditional hedge maze is great fun for everyone. Find your way to the Temple ...


Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail

Established in 1986, this 4.5 mile long Sculpture Trail was one of the first to open in...


Hilltop Birds of Prey

Set in the heart of Herefordshire, Hilltop Birds of Prey offers experience days at fant...


International Centre for Birds of Prey

Achieving charitable status in January 2015, the International Centre for Birds of Prey...



Enjoy a truly enchanting day out in Puzzlewood. Explore this unique ancient woodland an...