Things to do in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Discover our Things to do

You are never far from nature wherever you go.  Just take a short walk from the car park and discover it for yourself.


Nagshead Nature Reserve

RSPB reserve managed in partnership with the Forestry Commission

Natural World in or near Parkend


Cyril Hart Arboretum

An arboretum full of unusual and interesting trees in the heart of the Forest of Dean

Natural World in or near Cinderford


The Severn Bore

One of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena, this large surge wave that can be seen / surfed in the estuary of the River Severn, where the tidal range is the 2nd highest in the world.

Natural World in or near Westbury-on-Severn


Soudley Ponds

A haven for wildlife and the surrounding paths are suitable for the less able and wheelchair users

Natural World in or near Cinderford


Newent Lake Park

Large picturesque lake in the centre of town

Natural World in or near Newent