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.


Kempley Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent


St Teilo's Church in Llantilio Crossenny

The Church of St Teilo is the parish church of Llantilio Crossenny, Monmouthshire, "An unusually grand cruciform church", with an Early English tower crossed by a Decorated chancel.

History and Heritage in or near Monmouth


Hartpury Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Gloucester


The Geomap Project

History and Heritage in or near Cinderford


St Briavels Church - St Mary's The Virgin

History and Heritage in or near St Briavels


Newent Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent


Kempley Church - St Edwards

History and Heritage in or near Newent


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


Abenhall Church - St Michaels

History and Heritage in or near Mitcheldean


Ruardean Church - St Johns

History and Heritage in or near Lydbrook


Lydney Harbour

History and Heritage in or near Lydney


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