Wye Valley & The Royal Forest Of Dean
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TANG3344
- Travel Type: Coach
- 3 star hotel
- Excursions: 3
5 Day Tour - Tour number AB3122
Experience this magical borderland on a scenic river cruise, a relaxing train ride and visits to historic towns.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
ItineraryDay 1 Morning departure for the journey to Coleford in the Royal Forest of Dean for a four night stay.
Day 2 Today you will cross the border into Wales to the Georgian market town of Monmouth, famous for its unique 13th century Monnow Bridge with some free time, backtrack to England for a relaxing cruise along the River Wye from Symonds Yat West, which has long been one of the most spectacular stretches of the Wye Valley. Returning to the hotel where you can relax or use the leisure facilities.
Day 3 This morning you will follow the twists and turns of the Wye Valley for a coffee break and photo opportunity at the magnificent ruins of Tintern Abbey, before continuing to the historic walled border town of Chepstow, which is dominated by the oldest surviving stone castle in Britain on the banks of the River Wye, continuing on to the Royal Forest of Dean for a relaxing round trip on the Dean Forest Railway before returning to the hotel.
Day 4 First you will visit Ledbury with its ‘black and white’ timber-framed buildings for a coffee stop before continuing to the historic city of Hereford with its golden-stone cathedral, half-timbered houses with independent shops clustered along quirky Church Street. Finishing the day off with a visit to Ross-on-Wye.
Day 5 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey. Back to top
Your Holiday Hotel The Bell Hotel & Country Club
Located in the Forest of Dean on the outskirts of Coleford, the hotel is positioned in a peaceful location on a hill with beautiful views over the Wye Valley. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, WiFi and tea/coffee making facilities. Restaurant, bar, sun terrace, gardens and a golf course.
NB: No lift but many rooms on the ground floor with the rest on the first floor. The bedrooms are in a separate building to the main house- approx. 30 yards away with own entrance and garden area.
5 singles rooms available with no supplement
Holiday insurance £21.50 (70 years and over £34.00)