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Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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“tintern abbey”(7 reviews)
“stunning area”(2 reviews)
“cycling”(5 reviews)
Welcome to the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley Area - the perfect all year round, all weather holiday destination! Discover a host of great activities and entertainment ... for adventure-seekers, we have mountain biking, cycle tracks, zip-wires...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8RE, England
+44 1452 831719
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got totally lost following one of the maps on the "12 easy walks" pdf. DO NOT USE THEM! We met two other couple along the way who we had to retrace our steps back to the car park, and almost went wrong again twice as...More

Thank Stuey71
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The beautiful section of the signposted Wye Valley River walk from Symonds Yat to Kern Bridge on has become very difficult due to the closure of the foot bridge just below Lower Lydbrook. If walking north on the Gloucestershire (east) side, instead of crossing toward...More

Thank 417humphrey
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We stayed at a self catering cottage on a farm near Goodrich castle, a great place to set of from, fantastic walks in the Wye valley and Forest of Dean, one of the remaining unspoilt places in the country, you can really get back to...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 16 May 2018

With nature all around you, stunning forests, rivers, lakes and hills there is so much to see and do here. Activities and attractions, castles, cycling, canoeing and more. Absolutely love it!

1  Thank L H
Reviewed 8 April 2018

After visiting the Forest of Dean and the Southern end of the Wye Valley last year, we ventured further north for the start of our Easter holiday this year to the Northern end of the Wye Valley around Hay-on-Wye this year. Excellent river valley with...More

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Our favorites were - Tintern Abbey and a little village Broskweir. Nice walks from Brockweir to Tintern.

2  Thank Viktorija S
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This area is perfect for walking. We spent three days exploring the area. Be sure to take packed lunch and drinks you can walk for miles without seeing anyone. Spectacular views.

1  Thank SueLyle
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The wye valley and the Forest of Dean complement each other as places of great beauty a must be place to visit

1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Beautifully stunning area, walked here from Bracelands, most picturesque walk, lots to do, we sat and had lunch and a pint, highly recommended and surly visit again

1  Thank Karen R
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Relaxing holiday in the Forest of Dean and next door Wye Valley getting away from it all. Lots of Peace & Quiet in the Woods and Valley. All in all a good holiday destination - off the beaten track!

1  Thank 923Dan
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