Forest of Dean & Brecon Beacons

This itinerary is all about stunning scenery and charming villages. Based in the beautiful Forest of Dean, we will enjoy the spectacular views all around this scenic area.
SUGGESTED ITINERARY
Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Wye Valley & Tintern
This morning we enjoy a scenic drive along the beautiful Wye Valley. We make our way to the historic market town of Ross-on-Wye, continuing south towards Monmouth before we arrive in the village of Tintern, dominated by the spectacular remains of Tintern Abbey. We spend time at leisure here visiting the craft and antique shops.

Day 3 Chepstow & Dean Forest Railway
Today we make our way to Chepstow, beginning with a visit to Chepstow Castle which offers breathtaking views across the Wye Valley, before we pay a visit to the award winning Chepstow Museum. After some time exploring the town we travel to Norchard, the main station of the Dean Forest Railway. We have time to visit the museum and be shown around the locomotive restoration shed before we take a return journey on a steam or heritage diesel train through 8.5 miles of the medieval Forest of Dean.

Day 4 Brecon Beacons, Hay-on-Wye & Ledbury
Today, we discover the magnificent Brecon Beacons. We see Pen y Fan, the highest peak in South Wales and the traditional Mid-Wales town of Brecon before stopping for lunch in the pretty town of Hay-on- Wye, which holds its market every Thursday. We make our way back to the hotel via Ledbury where we spend some time. Alternatively, we pay a visit
to Hillside Brewery, a microbrewery in the Forest of Dean where we can enjoy a tasty ale overlooking some of Gloucestershire’s most stunning landscape.

Day 5 Departure
We make our way home today.
Legend

Bells Hotel & the Forest of Dean Golf Club

Coleford, Gloucestershire
AAA Entertainment
Located on the outskirts of Coleford, the hotel is positioned in a peaceful location on a hill with beautiful views over the Wye valley. Each of the 53 bedrooms are traditional in style and each is equipped with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has no lift, but there are ground floor bedrooms. The restaurant and bar are located in the Clubhouse which is in a separate building opposite the bedroom building. The hotel boasts a county standard bowling green as well as an 18 hole golf course (both payable locally) set in the beauty of the Forest of Dean countryside. Coach parking is on-site and is free of charge.

Bells Hotel & The Forest of Dean Golf Club

Coleford, Gloucestershire
4 Nights Half Board
Apr & Oct 2019 Twin from £225pp
May, Jun & Sept 2019 Twin from £229pp
Jul & Aug 2019 Twin from £234pp
No Single Supplement (max 8, incl. driver)
Based on Monday arrivals

Inclusions
• Porterage & welcome fruit juice
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Live entertainment 2nd night onwards
• Quiz on 1 night
• Bingo on 1 night
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Prices starting from...

£225 for 5 days

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