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.


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


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


Harts Barn Cookery School

Cookery School for all ages and budgets. We offer holiday activities, parties, hire a chef service, cooking and baking classes. Bespoke activities for family groups and friends are available.

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


Bordello Banquets

A riot of colour, rich in taste – visual, healthy, fun & frivolous catering, for those staying at Mill End or at other large houses in the area. Foodie retreats, supper clubs & hen parties!

Attraction in or near Mitcheldean


Smarts Traditional Cheesemaking

Hand made cheesemaking can be seen Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

Attraction in or near Huntley


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


All Seasons Delicatessen and Licensed Cafe

A carefully chosen range of quality foods from local, regional, national and European producers. Locally roasted coffee or speciality tea, delicious cakes and savouries.

Attraction in or near Newent


The Barn at Severn & Wye - Food Hall, Fish Market and Gift Shop

Visit our stylish food hall, fish market and gift shop showcasing the best local produce, superb hampers, wonderful fish & game. Above all the finest fish and seafood counter you'll find anywhere.

Attraction in or near Westbury-on-Severn


Labels Shopping

One of the UK's leading outlet shopping destinations. Well-known brands; Clothes, Shoes & Accessories, Bags & Luggage, Bedlinen & Towels, Cookshop, Gifts, Café & Seafood Bar, Foodhall with Butcher.

Attraction in or near Ross-on-Wye


Hanley Farm Shop

A wide range of local produce from Berries to Beers. We source most of our produce within a 30 mile radius from our shop meaning that the food is as fresh as possible, and also supports local traders.

Attraction in or near Chepstow