Local Produce in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Discover our Local Produce

The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley is a primary producer of top quality food and drink, with everything from cider, wine, artisan beer and cheeses, Gloucester old spot bacon and smoked Severn salmon, to organic juices and vegetables, free range chicken and eggs.

Our locally produced food and drink is distributed locally and nationally and awaits every visitor here too. Many of our food and drink producers have shops and produce can be bought at outlets throughout the area such as our delis and farm shops which you will find listed below. 

Many of our producers offer tours, tastings and experience days too, great fun and as vouchers they make great presents too! Enjoy a brewery tour, gin-making lesson or cookery class, try your hand at cheesemaking or explore a beautiful hillside vineyard with a winery tour. You'll find a wide range here in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley.

We have a wide range of foodie events too, explore them all on our What's On page here. Highlights include the Abergavenny Food Festival which is held annually on the third weekend in September and the Forest Food Showcase which is held annually at The Speech House Hotel on the first Sunday in October. With many food stalls and demonstrations, they are great opportunities to try what the area has to offer.

So why not dip in, purchase a hamper, a breakfast pack if you're staying in self-catering or book an experience day, we have everything to tantalise your taste buds here!


Hire a Chef

Catering of all kinds from a romantic dinner for two to parties of 70 plus, indoor or outdoor. Let the restaurant come to you!

Local Produce in or near Longhope


Hillside Brewery

Traditionally crafted real ales. We use only the finest ingredients and our own mineral rich bore hole water to create full flavour real ales naturally conditioned in the cask or bottle.

Local Produce in or near Longhope


The Chocolate Bar

We are a small artisan Chocolate Business based in the Forest of Dean. We use local ingredients wherever possible, and we use only organic chocolate.

Local Produce in or near Lydney


Ty Gwyn Cider

Ty Gwyn Cider - Real artisan/craft farm cider in a stunning location on the Welsh border. Visit our destination cider shop for a warm welcome and free tasting.

Local Produce in or near Grosmont


Severn Cider Ltd

Small family business producing award-winning traditionally made cider and perry on the banks of the River Severn. Still and sparkling; bottled and draught.

Local Produce in or near Newnham


Foxtail Distillery

Foxtail is a handcrafted small batch Gin which is made in the heart of the Wye Valley using locally foraged botanicals to create what we like to call 'The Spirit of Herefordshire'.

Local Produce in or near Ross-on-Wye


Orchards Cider & Perry Co

Award winning ciders and perries produced using traditional methods and local fruits.  Traditionally crafted cider and perry.  

Local Produce in or near Tintern


Apple County Cider Co

Apple County Cider Co is the creation of the award winning cider producer Ben Culpin. Ben has been producing cider for six years, during which time he has won numerous awards including Great Taste.

Local Produce in or near Monmouth


Cleeve Orchard Cider and Perry

Multi award winning whole juice craft Ciders and Perries made in Ross on Wye’s last working cider orchard. Prizes at the Big Apple, Royal Three Counties and the Great British Cider Championships have

Local Produce in or near Ross-on-Wye


Kelsmor Dairy

Award winning independent Ice Cream Makers, with our own Guernsey Cows and a family run team.

Local Produce in or near Grosmont


Plump Hill Farm

Small family farm producing local, traditional and rare breed lamb, pork and beef. Premium produce from pedigree stock with proven provenance; emphasis on animal welfare. Meat like meat used to taste.

Local Produce in or near Huntley


Bespoke Brewing Co.

The Bespoke Brewing Co. is a traditional brewery producing high quality, award winning beer with a bespoke label design service.

Local Produce in or near Mitcheldean