We have listed some of the many attractions and activities that are particularly suited to families and children.
Classes in throwing on the potters wheel, under the expert guidance of John Huggins. Available for all levels from complete beginners to experienced throwers. Visitors welcome at the pottery.
Attraction in or near Lydbrook
Relax, learn a new skill and create a memory of your stay in the Forest of Dean to treasure forever. Perfect for couples, families and small groups looking for some quality ‘down time’.
Attraction in or near Lydney
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
4.5 mile long woodland Sculpture Trail. Walk underneath a stained glass window hung high in the tree canopy and discover hidden places in the Forest. Free of charge and perfect for all ages.
Attraction in or near Coleford
Owls, Eagles, Hawks, Falcons and Vultures flown daily whatever the weather. Gardens, Picnic Area, Café, Shop. Courses. Open every day Feb 1st – Nov 30th. 10.30am – 5.30pm or dusk if earlier.
Attraction in or near Newent
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
A late medieval castle dating from between the 15th and early 17th-centuries.
Attraction in or near Raglan
The oldest stone castle in Wales.
Attraction in or near Chepstow