Buy the 'Forest of Dean and Wye Valley' road trip
The area that is known as the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley is a unique region that straddles three counties and two countries.
This Road Trip will help you navigate around this unique area where Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Monmouthshire meet, as well as where England Wales meet.
Two mighty rivers meet here - the River Wye and the River Severn creating valleys and spectacular scenery, plus water activities.
On this journey you will discover the area is a unique natural 'playground' for outdoor adventure, nature and heritage.
With market towns and traditional heritage attractions to explore, you can learn more about this ancient land.
The guide includes hidden gems, big hit 'seen-on-screen's places to visit and scenic road routes to enjoy.
A closer look at this motorhome RV road trip
A break in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley will undoubtedly feature an outdoor adventure activity high up in the “must-do” list - whatever your ability and age – there really is something for everyone.
Nature lovers can explore ancient forests, walks, sculpture trails, leaf peeping and even bushcraft survival.
Water babies will enjoy the many varied options available and you may even be lucky enough to ride the natural phenomenon of the Severn Bore, date dependant!
For those who like to be a bit daring, activities include gorge scrambling, climbing, high level ropes, abseiling, zip wire and caving.
If having your feet on the ground is more your thing, then you can choose between archery, clay shooting, air-rifle and golf, or If you prefer wheels, there’s mountain biking and off-road tracks and off-road driving too.
With so many activities to choose from, we'll make sure you can plan your options wisely!
With an abundance of experiences on offer there’s surely something for every taste and hobby. You'll be amazed at the choice of activity and experiences to enjoy. All to enjoy the with the background of either the valley, forest or river. enjoy nature, anil;ams and the environment with our choice of experiences.
If creativity is your thing, how about whiling away a morning or afternoon throwing a pot, making a mosaic or with a cookery or photography lesson?
With such a fantastic backdrop, no wonder the area is chosen as a stage for many films and TV programmes. Blockbusters such as Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens and Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows have been filmed here. Enjoy a day out or two visiting the area’s film & TV trail. We'll include top tips for Film & TV set locations!
Heritage and history buffs can marvel at medieval architecture. The region boasts the magnificent structures including an Abbey, castles, Cathedrals Cathedral even a 13th century fascinating and world renowned medieval map.
With heritage centres and country parks - the region’s heritage is woven throughout the landscape and towns – with a working colliery, museums and ancient towns - the culture vultures will be spoiled for choice.
Relax and unwind with some unique opportunities such as forest bathing, flotation tanks and forest retreats offering yoga and well-being. With a great choice of several craft workshops and craft centres, ceramics, furniture, jewellery, art, second-hand books and gifts galore, it’s a shopper’s paradise.
Foodies will enjoy the vast array of locally produced food and drink, including artisan options and traditional methods such as traditional cheesemaking. Traditional cider orchards can be found across the region and make a great day out tasting. Whilst those who prefer the grain can opt for beer tasting and activities based at a local brewery. Gin drinkers won’t be left behind either!
The area has several haven’s for foodie’s in the form of delicatessens, food hall and markets for a culinary treat. We'll include top tips for taste buds to enjoy and bodies to relax.
✓ COMPREHENSIVE DIGITAL GUIDEBOOK WITH 100'S OF LINKS AND IDEAS FOR YOUR ROAD TRIP
✓ BIG-HITTER ATTRACTIONS TO QUIRKY, INDEPENDENT PLACES HIDDEN GEMS
✓ GUARANTEED HIDDEN GEMS AND OFF-THE-BEATEN TRACK ROUTE OPTIONS
✓ WELL-RESEARCHED REFERENCES AND LINKS WITH REAL TIME DATA JUST ONE-CLICK AWAY
✓ SAVE OR PRINT ROAD TRIP GUIDEBOOK (ACCESS ON PHONE OR TABLET)
✓ FOOD & DRINK, CAMPSITES AND SECRET STAY® STOPOVERS INCLUDED
✓ FULLY-FLEXIBLE WITH FREEDOM TO CHOOSE ROUTE
✓ TAKE YOUR OWN PACE & ARRIVE STRESS-FREE
✓ REMOVE UNCERTAINTY & SAVE HOURS OF SEARCHING
✓ SAVE OR PRINT GUIDES (ACCESS ON PHONE OR TABLET)
Comprehensive guidebooks put you in the driver’s seat, to leave no stone unturned, uncover hidden gems and the path less explored. Freedom to choose your own route from our recommendations. Be in control and independent with confidence, plus save money by booking direct unlike an escorted tour. Get an authentic experience with Secret Stays® stopovers at rural pubs, vineyards, farm shops. Looking for to hire a motorhome RV for your UK road trip? Check our how concierge hire service especially for overseas visitors with our motorhome hire service.