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.


Penallt Old Church

History and Heritage in or near Monmouth


Hoarwithy - St Catherines

Unusual church in an ornate Italianate style in the heart of rural Herefordshire.

History and Heritage in or near Ross-on-Wye


Lydney Harbour

History and Heritage in or near Lydney


Dark Hill Iron Works

History and Heritage in or near Coleford


Woolaston Church - St Andrews

History and Heritage in or near Lydney


Church of St Mary and St David, Kilpeck

History and Heritage in or near Hereford


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


Monmouth Church - St Mary's Priory

Extensively rebuilt in 1737, with only the original tower and redesigned spire retained, it was considered to be too small by nineteenth century standards and underwent major renovations in 1881.

History and Heritage in or near Monmouth


Kempley Church - St Edwards

History and Heritage in or near Newent


Kempley Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent


Brockhampton Church - All Saints

A picture postcard rural Herefordshire village with impressive arts and crafts church

History and Heritage in or near Ross-on-Wye


Dymock Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent