The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley is home to a great range of attractions - some man-made, some completely natural but all of them well worth a visit. You may wish to discover the area's history, or enjoy a stroll around a nature reserve.
There’s an array of family oriented attractions where you can all have fun, relax or enjoy some animal magic. On rainy days there’s also plenty to do from museums to caves or how about spending some time riding a steam train through the forest or taking a cruise down the River Wye.
There really is no shortage of ideas for things to see and do in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean.
Original paintings. Limited edition Giclee prints. Greetings cards. Art materials and more.1 & 2-Day watercolour workshops in the Wye Valley & painting holidays. Private tuition. Demonstrations & talks.
Attraction in or near St Briavels
Go Ape Tree Top Adventure
Every year, nearly half a million people Go Ape in the most awe-inspiring locations. So whatever your ability, join us if you fancy taking on zip wires, Tarzan swings, rope ladders & more.
Activity in or near Parkend
Mountain biking & boarding centre, tracks and jumps. Boarders - tuition, hire and ride. Minimum age 8 yrs.
Activity in or near Newnham
Caldicot Castle Country Park
Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the Castle’s exciting past. Caldicot Castle’s impressive structure is surrounded by an idyllic 55 acre Country Park.
Attraction in or near Chepstow
Inspire2adventure offer outdoor adventure activities including gorge scrambling, canoeing, mountain biking, climbing & abseiling, hill walking, and orienteering. Half, full or multi-day activities.
Activity in or near Ross-on-Wye
Perrygrove Railway & Treetop Adventure
Unique railway to four stations with walks through beautiful woodland.
Tickets last all day - enjoy as many train rides as you like!
Indoor Village with Secret Passages and exciting Treasure Hunt!
Cafe available. Picnics welcome.
Attraction in or near Coleford
Pedalabikeaway Cycle Centre
Off-road cycling centre, bike hire, cafe, bike shop, workshop, toilets, showers, bikewash, parking.
Activity in or near Coleford
This former house of correction, police station and courthouse is proud to be a most unorthodox, historical visitor attraction. Home of the infamous CRIME THROUGH TIME MUSEUM and the largest collection of QUADROPHENIA memorabilia.
Attraction in or near Cinderford
Dean Forest Railway
A magical 9 mile trip through the medieval forest to Parkend with steam trains and some heritage diesel services. Free parking, cafeteria, museum and gift shop at Norchard station. Pay once - ride all day!
Attraction in or near Lydney
Get Up, Get Out, Get Active. Join one of our qualified Guides/coaches for Canoe or Kayak experience on the River Wye. Other activities include: Sea Kayaking, Raft Building, Nordic Walking, and BCU Courses. We welcome Families, Stag/Hen parties, Schools/Youth group and corporate events.
Activity in or near Symonds Yat
Clay shooting, air rifle, archery tuition with friendly, experienced instructors; beginners, stag/hen parties, corporate events, & private shoots. On-site catering. Please ring to discuss your requirements.
Activity in or near St Briavels
Tudorville Express & Post Office
Convenience Store and Post Office. Newsagent. Off-licence. Groceries. Veg. Fruit. Stationery. Greetings & post cards. New car park with ramp makes for safer shopping.