Attractions

Discover our Attractions

The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley has some great things to do - both man-made and natural but all of them well worth a visit or worth trying. You may wish to discover the area's history, or enjoy a stroll around a nature reserve.

Explore the many trails through the ancient Forest of Dean on foot, by bike or on horseback, or why not get the adrenalin pumping with something more adventurous such as a high wire rope courses. The area is also home to one of the best rivers in the country for canoeing and kayaking, the river Wye and there are some great fishing lakes and golf courses. Whatever you try, you're guaranteed to get a taste for our fresh air and come back for more.

There’s an array of family oriented attractions where you can all have fun, relax or enjoy some animal magic. On rainy days there’s also plenty to do from museums to caves or how about spending some time riding a steam train through the forest or taking a cruise down the River Wye.

There really is no shortage of ideas for things to see and do in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean.


The National Diving and Activity Centre

700m Wire Zip Slide • Giant 3G Swing • Scuba Diving • Wooden Wigwam Glamping Accommodation • View Cafe Bar serving delicious food • Spectacular views of our lake • FearFest-Evil Halloween horror event

Attraction in or near Chepstow


Hillside Clay Pigeon Shooting

Test your shot against your friends or family before sitting down to enjoy our brewery tour and beer tasting experience

Attraction in or near Longhope


Rural Skills courses at Humble by Nature

Learn a traditional and some more modern skills at Kate Humble’s working farm and skills centre.

Attraction in or near Monmouth


Borderlands Outdoor

Outdoor Training and Adventure in the Wye Valley & South Wales Borderlands. Climbing, Caving, Archery, Bushcraft, Navigation Training and more

Attraction in or near Monmouth


Forest of Dean Adventure Ltd

The adventure starts here and why should kids have all the fun? All four activities are great for grown-ups too. Ask us about birthday parties, corporate and group sessions, hen and stag dos!

Attraction in or near Coleford


Getting started with animals at Humble by Nature

If you’re thinking about getting animals or just want to experience a day on the farm then this the place to go!

Attraction in or near Monmouth


Adventure Caving in Clearwell

Let us take you on an adventure to remember. This is an experience which will make your stay in the Forest of Dean something special. Involves some climbing, crawling, getting dirty, and good fun!  

Attraction in or near Clearwell


Hen and Stag Parties at Puzzlewood

Forget clubbing. Our outdoor activities are fun, great for bonding and will provide fabulous memories.

Attraction in or near Coleford


Inspire2 School & Youth Groups

If you are organising a one day activity, a weekend away or an adventurous expedition experiencing a variety of outdoor activities we can help with delivering an exciting choice of adventurous fun.

Attraction in or near Monmouth


Briery Hill Llamas

Llama Experience days within Gloucestershire in a privately owned farm with Lake and woodland.

Attraction in or near Newent


Canoe the Wye

Canoeing trips down the Wye Valley. Choose from Half a day canoe hire right up to a 4 day canoeing and camping Adventure.

Attraction in or near Symonds Yat


Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo

Walk with butterflies as you explore the incredible and beautiful world of these wonderful creatures. This safari is for everyone with an interest in the environment, and has some wonderful photographic opportunities, come and see!

Attraction in or near Symonds Yat