Maps & Guides


Maps & Guides to Download

A range of leaflets are published to introduce you to the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, a selection of these are available for you to download below.

Forest of Dean and Wye Valley Visitor Guide 2020-2021

Our visitor guide is now available for 2020-2021. A 44-page A5 guide to the area, it has everything you need for a visit. Find out about what the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley has to offer, including its attractions, activities, history and heritage, things to do, places to eat and stay and what makes this area so special. There are sections about our filming locations, our nature and wildlife and our market towns. There are vouchers for money off a wide range of attractions and activities too. There's information on walking and cycling, a word search to keep the kids occupied and a handy map in the centre to help you find your way around. Our visitor guide is distributed across a wide area, hopefully your holiday accommodation has one for you but if not you can collect one from one of our tourist information centres or if you prefer a digital version just download the PDF from here.


12 Easy Walks

This guide is full of walks in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean that are specifically aimed at the older walker, young families or those that are less able or not confident walkers. As well as downloading the complete booklet it is possible to download individual walks. There are many other walking routes that you can download and enjoy on your visit too, just click here.



Forest of Dean & Wye Valley Film & TV Trails

Experience what it’s like to walk in the footsteps of your favourite film and TV characters in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley by exploring the area for a great family day out. Film location managers and visitors alike love our rural scenes, historic inns, ancient buildings and magical woodland.



Myths and Legends

From the historic folk tale of the Ruardean Bear to the iconic legend of the Devil’s Pulpit, there are so many interesting myths and legends of the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley for you to explore.




Romantic Love Trails

Memories are made when you do something together, out of the ordinary and at your own pace.
Come and write your own romantic story with us.




Market Town Trail

Our many market towns offer something unique to discover and have a wonderful range of places to shop, eat and stay.




Leaf Peeping Guide

‘Leaf Peeping’ is a term growing in popularity from North America. It is all about strolling through autumn woodland and admiring the foliage as it turns from summer greens to the yellows, reds and golds of autumn.

Follow our special ‘Leaf Peeping Drive’ through sweeping countryside with river views across ancient woodland before delving deeper into 10 forest hotspots en route to enjoy breathtaking views, riverside walks, lakes and arboretums each drenched in autumnal colour.

Chepstow Town Map and Town Trails

Chepstow is the gateway to Wales - a picturesque border town situated at the southern end of the Wye Valley.





Ross-on-Wye Vintage Shopping Trail

A selection of vintage, retro and antique shops in Ross-on-Wye.