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THE WYE VALLEY & THE ROYAL FOREST OF DEAN
The beautiful Wye Valley is Border Country, fought over for centuries by the English and the Welsh. The great primeval Royal Forest of Dean is a fairy tale Queen of Forests where witches live, miners are free and sheep have badgers. With wonderful scenery all day, a River Wye Cruise and a cream tea included in the tour fee this is a great day for groups who like to see a lot without walking too far.
Our guide hops on your coach at the Severn Bridge to drive into the forest to buy morning refreshments at 10.30am. The Forest of Dean is full of myth legend and tradition. Verderers first introduced by King Canute to guard the ‘vert’ and the ‘venison’ are still appointed on a salary of a doe and a buck a year. They can still impose the death penalty for poaching but it must be carried out on a gibbet long since mislaid -
Free time for lunch in historic Monmouth in the heart of the Wye Valley. This is the birthplace of Henry V -
For the afternoon we’re out on the water at Symonds Yat to fully appreciate the beauty of the Wye Valley. Our attractive all-
The day ends here at 4.45pm. We’ll take a direct but very scenic route back to the Severn Bridge, passing the romantic ruins of Tintern Abbey.
It’s a five-
Adults Seniors: £28
Available daily mid March to end of Oct
Prices valid 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019
Holidays in Herefordshire
Stay in beautiful Herefordshire and
Gloucestershire for one to four nights and
explore beautiful parts of England & Wales
with local Blue Badge Tour Guides.
Visits can include the tour as described on
this page, Herefordshire’s Golden Valley
between the Black Mountains and the
banks of the River Dore including Hay-
Wye, The Cider Route, Chavenage Manor
(currently starring in Poldark), Cardiff, the
new tour at the Royal Mint in Llantrisant.
We’ve been working with Rural Concierge
tapping into their unparalleled expertise
to bring you some beautifully crafted
SleepOvers so do ask for more details.
Call us on 0208 692 1133 to discuss the
possibilities for your group