Reasons to visit this week

Reasons to visit this week

It's the start of Half Term here in the Dean Wye and we've plenty of family activities and spooky Halloween fun for you with a choice of gruesome activities and ghoulish ghastly fun, in haunted castles, creepy cottages and plenty of pumpkins in the dark forest.....

Enjoy half term and Halloween in the #DeanWye region, of three counties and two rivers.

If you can’t make it this week, have a look at our What’s On page for ideas for next time.

Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

Today - 30th April 2019
Films showing during April

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Foraging Trips

Today - 10th November 2018
Forage about with our own in-house expert

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell

Holiday Activities and Workshops

Today - 4th November 2018
A programme of creativity for families this holiday

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

Half-Term Activities at the Dean Heritage Centre

Today - 26th October 2018
Enjoy a variety of activities this October half-term

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford

Halloween - Pumpkins Galore!

Today - 31st October 2018
Join in the hunt, exploring the woods and looking out for the pumpkins

Held at Puzzlewood in or near Coleford

Swordplay Fencing

Today - 31st October 2018
Fencing sessions for children aged 4-12

Held at Beechenhurst Lodge Vistor Centre in or near Coleford


24th October 2018
Children’s workshops in the October half term

Held at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter in or near Newent

Mumbo Jumbo

29th November 2018
Eclectic, acoustic close harmony, multi instrumental piano led music

Held at Evergreen Hall in or near Coleford

Wye Valley Youth Ranger - Taster Session

Today - 27th October 2018
Swim and run in the beautiful Wye Valley

Held at Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in or near Monmouth

Paint Scary Pottery @ Hot Pot Pottery!

Today - 28th October 2018
Paint a scary pot ready for Halloween

Held at Hot Pot Pottery - pottery activity centre & gallery in or near Symonds Yat

Drifters Tribute

26th October 2018
This fantastic show is a real tribute to the Drifters

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford

Monthly Brewery Tap

26th October 2018
Come and have a beer, bite to eat and good conversation

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope

The Carpenters Experience

26th October 2018
Some of the greatest love songs recreated to perfection by the Carpenters Experience

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Today - 17th March 2019
Fresh from its launch at the Natural History Museum

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


27th October 2018
Enjoy an evening of spook-tacular music and dancing

Held at Clearwell Caves - Ancient Iron Mines in or near Clearwell

Raglan Castle School of Magic

Today - 28th October 2018
A Halloween-tide weekend of magical fun!

Held at Raglan Castle in or near Raglan

The haunted house

27th October 2018
Join us if you dare at Hereford's famous Black & White House

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford

Halloween Family Fun Run

27th October 2018
Afternoon Halloween Family Fun Run along a 2km course

Held at Mallards Pike in or near Cinderford

Haunted Halloween Quest

Today - 31st October 2018
Come to Caldicot Castle for a Haunted Halloween Quest

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow

Four Seasons at Wye Valley Arts

27th October 2018
Four general/landscape courses

Held at Forest Of Dean School Of Photography in or near St Briavels

Gruesome Goodrich

Today - 4th November 2018
Join us for a bone-chilling day out this Halloween half term

Held at Goodrich Castle in or near Goodrich

Pumpkin Festival

Today - 28th October 2018
Join us this weekend to celebrate pumpkins

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford

Dymock & District Late Chrysanthemum Show

28th October 2018
Beautiful chrysanthemums on show

Held at Dymock Parish Hall in or near Newent