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Local Activities Wye Valley

When visiting the Wye Valley, there is a wide range of activities to keep you entertained. Here are some of our favourite local activities in the Wye Valley.

Welsh Games

Welsh Games is a distinct group activity day that celebrates Welsh culture. It is excellent for any stag/hen, birthday or company group. Compete with other participants of your group in 9 humorous Welsh themed tasks. These include Drunk Dragons, Leek Duel, The Rugby Run, Welsh Celebrity Knockout and Sheep Shenanigans.


Exciting Adventure Days including Gorge Scrambling, Canoeing, Mountain Biking, Climbing & Abseiling, High-Level Ropes course, & a lot more. Perfect for families, chicken & stag parties, team building, young people teams. Inspire2Adventure is an Outdoor Adventure Activity company based near Monmouth. They operate in The Forest of Dean and South Wales. They supply a variety of tasks appropriate for weekend groups, adult groups, youth teams, families, hen & stag parties, group structure days, corporate fun days, and university teams.

Go Ape - Tree Top Junior

Uncover a Tree Top Adventure for Junior Tarzans. Launch your little apes onto a Go Ape program designed for them. No person enjoys adventure more than youngsters! An enjoyable experience of exploring canopies, path-blazing and challenges for all to appreciate. You'll handle crossings over trails and finish with one fantastic zip cord. Our outside adventure is for all capacities so travellers can uncover the woodland cover from 6 years (over 1m)!

Dean Forest Railway

Take a magical 8.5-mile journey via the middle ages woodland to Parkend on The Dean Forest Railway. Experience the views of travel on a country branch railway run by heavy steam trains - with some heritage diesel solutions. There is free car parking, lunchroom, museum and present shop at Norchard station. There are also stations at Parkend, Whitecroft, Lydney Town and Lydney Junction where it is feasible to join up with the train.


Just what is the magic of Puzzlewood? It is a labyrinth of paths winding through the gulleys of moss covered rocks. It is also the twisted roots of the Yew trees or the bridges you can discover on your way around. Puzzlewood is an enchanting area. It has an environment unlike any other wood you have visited. JRR Tolkien is considered to have taken his motivation for the legendary woodlands of Middle Earth from Puzzlewood. It is easy to see why.

Woodland Adventure

Forest Adventure is a family run company. It is situated in the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean, a location of impressive all-natural charm and the leading forest location in the UK. The skilled and professional instructor team can provide activities ideal for any age groups and capacities. The places and approach will vary inning accordance with the age and experience of the team worried. All tasks are based around the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, with its stunning views. The Forest supplies activities to match all levels. Our activities provide a base for promoting self-worth, co-operation and synergy. The trainers ensure that customers establish at their own pace. This is developed in a knowing atmosphere boosted with humour and encouragement.

Wyedean Canoe & Adventure Centre

See Symonds Yat from the river, paddle from our waterfront centre upstream and after that paddle back, a terrific way to invest an hour or 2. Pick from: 

  • Abseiling right into the Symonds Yat Gorge
  • Archery - Shoot for gold
  • Caving - Explore the below ground beauty
  • Climbing on Symonds Yat Rock
  • Kayaking on Symonds Yat Rapids
  • Plethora Building - Great for families and workgroups
  • Ropes Course - Have a treetop experience including a 100m Zipline
  • Stand Up Paddle-boarding on the river wye.

Way2go Adventures

Why not let Way2Go Adventures assist you and your family or friends on one of our activities. They offer Canoeing, Kayaking, Bushcraft, Nordic Walking and Raft Building.  These events are perfect for taking in all the elegance of the area and the wild animals. Way2Go Adventures are currently offering Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) sessions. This exciting brand-new task is available in a variety of locations.

Forest Of Dean School Of Photography

Fun, photographic training in the heart of the woodland and valley. Learn with a pro digital photographer for any ability level. Boost your general skill level to a higher level as much as you wish.

Harts Barn Cookery School

Cookery School for every age and budget plans. We provide holiday activities, events, hire a chef solution, cooking and baking classes. Bespoke tasks for family teams and buddies are offered. Are you staying in self-catering accommodation? Why not eat in and hire a chef for a night. Tapas, Indian, Moroccan, Chinese, Cocktails and Canapes. The choice is yours!