Things to do in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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If you are interested in history, there is much to discover; some of the best castles in the country, ancient churches, and masses of industrial archaeology throughout the Forest and the length of the Lower Wye Valley.


Dark Hill Iron Works

History and Heritage in or near Coleford


Dymock Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent


Awre Church - St Andrews

13th century. The churchyard contains a 1000 year old yew tree and under the tree, beside the church, there are graves of fishermen who drowned in the River Severn in the days of river trows.

History and Heritage in or near Lydney


Lydney Harbour

History and Heritage in or near Lydney


St Briavels Church - St Mary's The Virgin

History and Heritage in or near St Briavels


Highnam Church - Holy Innocents

History and Heritage in or near Gloucester


St Mary's Church, Ross-on-Wye

The church of St Mary the Virgin stands on one of the highest points in the town and the spire can be seen for many miles around; it is one of the largest churches in Herefordshire.

History and Heritage in or near Ross-on-Wye


The Geomap Project

History and Heritage in or near Cinderford


Abenhall Church - St Michaels

History and Heritage in or near Mitcheldean


Hilston Park

History and Heritage in or near Monmouth


Church of St Mary and St David, Kilpeck

History and Heritage in or near Hereford


Clearwell Church - St Peter's

History and Heritage in or near Clearwell