There is so much to do in the Forest of Dean

Once the hunting ground of Kings from the Normans onwards, the Royal Forest of Dean possesses a character, history and culture all of its own. Covering some 24,000 acres, year round it is the ideal location for a romantic break, family holiday or as a base for touring. First time visitors are enchanted by the variety of attractions and activities, while those familiar with this peaceful and unique slice of England’s heritage return to enjoy its charms again and again.

Perfect for Cycling & Walking holidays with cycle hire in the village.

Click on a few of the links below to find out about just some of the attractions in the area, and when you’re here be sure to pick up a local guide on what to see and do on your holiday:

Dean Forest Railway

Puzzle wood

Float in the Forest

Clearwell caves

Go Ape

Dean Heritage Centre

Visit Forest of Dean


DBC Leisure

Taurus Crafts

National DIving Centre

FOD Half Marathon


Perrygrove Railway

Harts Barn

FOD Rally

Photography school


Dean Forest cycles

Abbey Mill



Hopewell Colliery


Boaring Truth


Forest Hills Golf


Bells Golf Club