Things to do in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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A wealth of local eateries, an array of local beverages…just two of many reasons to tickle your taste buds in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley.

The great thing about being on holiday is that you can indulge yourself with new or just more of, your favourite foods and drinks. Whether dining out or eating in, the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean has some of the best, independent establishments to choose from.

With such a wealth of choice you’ll not only delight in your surroundings, but be extremely well fed and watered.


Foraging & Wildlife Safaris from Tudor Farmhouse

Enjoy foraging in the Forest of Dean as well as Wildlife Safaris with our experts. Group and private courses available.

Attraction in or near Clearwell


Kids at Harts Barn Cookery School

All kids love cooking and we encourage them all we can. As well as the classes, we organise parties, cookery related activities and host groups from schools and youth groups.

Attraction in or near Longhope


Food & Cookery courses at Humble by Nature

Tweak your tastebuds by trying a foodie course at Kate Humble’s working farm and skills centre.

Attraction in or near Monmouth


Hillside Brewery Shop

Hillside Brewery’s on-site shop has a wide range of our beers. We also sell a wide range of brewery merchandise and local quality products.

Attraction in or near Longhope


Harts Barn Cookery School

Cookery experiences for all ages and budgets. We offer holiday activities, parties, cooking and baking classes. Bespoke activities for family groups and friends are available.

Attraction in or near Longhope


Hillside Brewery Tour & Beer Tasting Experience

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.

Attraction in or near Longhope


Taurus Crafts

A vibrant visitor centre where you can see a wide range of arts and crafts, enjoy local food & drink. Taurus Crafts is part of Camphill Village Trust Ltd

Attraction in or near Lydney


Silver Circle Distillery

Home to Wye Valley Gin and series of small batch limited edition seasonal spirits, Silver Circle Distillery is a great place to spend an hour or two tasting unique spirits and enjoying lovely views.

Attraction in or near Tintern


Ross-on-Wye

Ross-on-Wye is a small market town in the south of Herefordshire offering excellent places to stay, eat and shop. Set in beautiful countryside it’s a great place for fresh air, walking and canoeing.

Attraction in or near Ross-on-Wye


Usk

Steeped in history, renowned for its floral displays, Usk is a great base to explore Monmouthshire and the Usk Valley. Independent shops and lots of places to eat, drink and stay.

Attraction in or near Usk


Westons Cider

For a great family day out come to Westons Cider Mill, 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


Tudor Sweets

So many of the sweets that you loved as a kid just don’t seem to be around any more so people are delighted to find that their old favourites are still available from this speciality sweet shop in Ross-on-Wye.

Attraction in or near Ross-on-Wye