Attractions in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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We have listed some of the many attractions and activities that are particularly suited to families and children.

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Westons Cider

For a great family day out come to Westons Cider Mill Visitor Centre, join a tour, sample our ciders or local apple juice and perhaps have tea and a cake or a lovely lunch.

Attraction in or near Ross-on-Wye


The Secret Forest

Natural walk through ancient mine workings. Ancient yew trees and gnarled roots climbing over rocks. Associated woodland plants, mosses, lichens and native bird life. Recreated Iron Age village.

Attraction in or near Clearwell


Forest of Dean Adventure Golf

12 hole Pirate themed Adventure Golf Course with beautiful country views. We have a small café, shop and picnic area. Situated next door to the Elton Maize Maze.

Attraction in or near Westbury-on-Severn


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


Footgolf at Forest Hills Golf Club

Family friendly football activity which takes place on a dedicated Footgolf course and takes about an hour

Attraction in or near Coleford


Krazy Golf - Lydney

15 hole Krazy Golf with a theme based on local attractions, games barn, Footpool, outdoor garden games. On site cafe or bring your own picnic.

Attraction in or near Lydney


Hot Pot Pottery - tea-room, gallery and pottery studio

Cosy, country pottery gallery, tea-room and studio offering pottery activities and classes, a warm welcome and tasty home-made treats and drinks.

Attraction in or near Symonds Yat


The Old Station Tintern

A Visitor Centre with exhibitions, activities, refreshments & local information.

Attraction in or near Tintern


BattleSports Glos

Outdoor Laser Combat - just like paintball but without the bruises!

Attraction in or near Longhope


Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail

4.5 mile long woodland Sculpture Trail. Enjoy the views from our giant chair and walk underneath a stained glass window hung high in the tree canopy. Free of charge and perfect for all ages.

Attraction in or near Coleford


Wye Valley Warfare Laser Ops

Looking for fun! Your Special Operations team must seek, disrupt, and destroy the enemy in an outdoor purpose-built close quarter battleground.

Attraction in or near Symonds Yat


aMazing Hedge Puzzle

This traditional hedge maze is great fun for everyone. Find your way to the Temple at the centre, play hide'n seek and tag! There is a puzzle shop and a fascinating museum of mazes.

Attraction in or near Symonds Yat