M48 Severn Bridge


Save on Bridge Tolls and spend in #Dean Wye

It used to cost £5.60 to cross the Severn Bridges from the Bristol area into the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley; now for the first time in over 800 years you can cross the river at this point without paying.  What are you going to do with the extra money?  Enjoy yourself, have a drink, a day out, or buy a local delicacy.  Read on...

Head to Beechenhurst Café for a full ‘Woodmans’ fry up (£5.95) boasting local smoked bacon and sausages, fried eggs, sautéed potatoes, grilled tomato, mushrooms and baked beans.


Visit the Old Dairy Tearoom and enjoy a traditional cream tea (£4.50).


Stop off at boutique hotel Tudor Farmhouse to enjoy a glass of Journey Maker Chenin Blanc 2017 (£5.25).

Pick up a couple of locally brewed beers from Hillside Brewery (2x £2.80 = £5.60).

Head to the Farmers Boy Inn for a takeaway chicken pie (£5.50) or vegetarian pie (£4.95), although they have plenty more on offer!

Pop into the Forest Deli and grab a pick n’ mix selection of tempting local cheeses and tasty treats (£5.60).

Venture to Krazy Golf in Lydney for a fun family game on the 15-hole course (adults from £4.50).

Take the family to Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo and the toll saving will more than cover a child’s entry (£4.50).

Call into MOOT to buy local artisan crafts, unique homewares and gifts in Coleford. You’re bound to find something for £5.60 or less!

Stop off at the Speech House and £5.60 will buy a glass of wine, a morning coffee and tea cake or a delicious cream tea.


Forest Hills Golf Course is offering adult footgolf for just £5.60 until the end of December.



Visit Made in Ross (the arts and crafts collective in the upstairs gallery in the ancient Market House in the centre of Ross-on-Wye) for a range of handmade gifts and treats at £5.60 or less. Open 10am- 4pm daily.


Spend £5 on a child’s ticket at Savoy Theatre Monmouth to watch a movie.

Climb the 40-foot tower at Forest of Dean Adventure at Beechenhurst, for just £5.50pp. (Reopens in the spring for Easter).

Visit several historical locations, where kids tickets are cheaper than £5.60, leaving you with change. Locations include Goodrich Castle (£5.30), Dean Heritage Centre (£5.40) and Hopewell Colliery (£4.50).

Take the kids to Chepstow Castle, Tintern Abbey and Raglan Castle for £4.10 each (applies to students and children under 16).



18 December 2018