Things to do in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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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.


Forest of Dean & Wye Valley Tour Guides

Stunning Scenery and centuries of history. Fully guided coach tours or guided walks in the Royal Forest of Dean and Lower Wye Valley. Talks on the area.

Attraction in or near Coleford


Forest of Dean Adventure Golf

12 hole Pirate themed Adventure Golf Course with beautiful country views. We have a small café, shop and picnic area. Situated next door to the Elton Maize Maze.

Attraction in or near Westbury-on-Severn


Lydney - Gateway to the Forest

A historic market town on the Southern edge of the Forest of Dean. Called the 'Gateway to the Forest' the town offers a great place to visit and explore, with a range of shops and attractions.

Attraction in or near Lydney


Perrygrove Railway

Unique child friendly wedding venue in the Forest of Dean.

Weddings and Conferences in or near Coleford


Castrees Garden Plants

Family run plant centre, stocking shrubs, plants and garden sundries.

Shopping in or near Ross-on-Wye


Monmouth Museum

One of the world's best collections on the famous Admiral Nelson & Local history. Discover Monmouth's origins as fortress river town & market. Charles Rolls (Rolls Royce) features. Regular temporary exhibitions. Shop. Free entry. Open all year.

Attraction in or near Monmouth


Raglan Parc Golf Club

18 hole golf course-Golf Shop-Putting green-10 Bay driving range-Short Game Academy-Clubhouse facilities open to non-members-PGA Professionals for all grades of tuition-Society Packages-Buggy Hire

Attraction in or near Raglan


Footgolf at Forest Hills Golf Club

Family friendly football activity which takes place on a dedicated Footgolf course and takes about an hour

Attraction in or near Coleford


Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail

4.5 mile long woodland Sculpture Trail. Enjoy the views from our giant chair and walk underneath a stained glass window hung high in the tree canopy. Free of charge and perfect for all ages.

Attraction in or near Coleford


Savoy Theatre

The Savoy Theatre is open every day. We show the latest films, special cinema events,and we have a range of live acts including the country's top comedians, bands and tribute acts.

Attraction in or near Monmouth


Broadstone Fisheries

Recently created spring fed waters now stocking a range of rainbow trout from 1 to 10 lbs. Ideal for a good days fly fishing, for the regular trout fisherman or the complete novice.

Attraction in or near Coleford


Stella Books

30000+ out of print and rare books in stock.  Open every day.  Art to zoology, something for everyone.

Attraction in or near Tintern