Discover the secrets of the ancient Forest of Dean and the beautiful Wye Valley on this five-day tour. Visit the enchanting Tintern Abbey, scenic Chepstow and enjoy the surrounding countryside and charming villages.
Detailed Overview

Price includes

  • 4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast

  • 3-course choice dinner menu

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

  • Full cooked breakfast

  • Free use of leisure facilities

  • Entrance to Tintern Abbey

  • Return journey on the Dean Forest Railway

  • Porterage

Tour Itinerary
Day 1

Today, we travel to our hotel.

Day 2

Wye Valley & Tintern Abbey
Enjoy a scenic drive along the beautiful Wye Valley. Today we make our way to the historic market town of Ross-on-Wye, before arriving in the pretty village of Tintern. We visit the spectacular remains of the gothic Tintern Abbey, and spend time at leisure visiting the craft and antique shops.

Day 3

Chepstow & Dean Forest Railway
We begin the day with a visit to Chepstow. After exploring the town, we travel to Norchard, for the Dean Forest Railway. Enjoy a visit to the museum and locomotive restoration shed before rounding off the day with a journey on a steam or heritage diesel train; a wonderful way to experience the medieval Forest of Dean.

Day 4

Brecon Beacons, Hay-on-Wye & Ledbury
Today, we discover the magnificence of the Brecon Beacons. We travel to the traditional town of Brecon before stopping for lunch in the pretty town of Hay-on-Wye. Take time to explore the stalls of its vibrant local market. We make our way back to the hotel via Ledbury, stopping to admire the timbered buildings along Ledbury High Street.

Day 5

We begin our journey home.


For the 2022 holiday, the itinerary for Day 3 and Day 4 will be swapped around. So, our trip on the Dean Forest Railway will be on Day 4, and we will visit the Brecon Beacons, Hay-on-Wye & Ledbury on Day 3.

Other Information


4* St Pierre, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Chepstow

From the moment you walk through the 16th-century gatehouse, you’ll be part of the meaningful history. Housed within a historic 14th-century manor home in Chepstow, St. Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club is surrounded by 400 acres of parkland. Natural beauty surrounds the hotel with the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean on the doorstep.

• Indoor Heated • Swimming Pool • Spa • Sauna • Fitness Centre • Barber • Television • Telephone • Safe • Tea/coffee in room • Hairdryer • Complimentary toiletries • Iron and Ironing board •

Please note: There is no lift, but ground floor rooms can be requested, subject to availability.

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