The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley is home to a great range of attractions - some man-made, some completely natural but all of them well worth a visit. You may wish to discover the area's history, or enjoy a stroll around a nature reserve.
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.
Visit artists in their workshops and galleries during the annual Open Studios Event in the Forest of Dean, Wye Valley, along the Severn and Gloucester.
Attraction in or near Coleford
Explore the 12th century keep, chapel and maze of small rooms. Climb to the battlements and take in the amazing views of the Wye Valley. See 'Roaring Meg', the only surviving Civil War mortar.
Attraction in or near Goodrich
Ed is a local naturalist introducing people to wildlife and birdsong, and experiencing nature in an enjoyable way and leave wanting to see and hear more!
Attraction in or near Lydbrook