The Forest of Dean is an ancient forest covering
over 110 square kilometres of woodland, to the west of Gloucestershire,
between Wales and Herefordshire. The Forest of Dean offers stunning
landscapes and spectacular scenery, to its visitors, many of
whom return year after year. The Forest of Dean offers many activities
including walking, archery, cycling, caving, falconry, abseiling,
deer watching, golfing, quad biking, riding, rock climbing, off
road driving, or kayaking. You can visit working collieries,
steam railways, craft shops, iron age caves, formal gardens and
Museums, as well as the many beautiful towns and villages in
and around the forest. To the south of Newent..
Shambles, Victorian Village, Church Street,
Newent. Tel: 01531 822144. Museum displayed as a small village
with cobbled streets, houses and cottages. Collection of victoriana.
Teas, snacks, souvenir and gift shop.