The Forest of Dean

The Forest of Dean is an ancient wood land in the west of the county and is a fantastic place to visit especially for walkers, cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts.

Forest Of Dean Visitor Guide

Welcome to my guide to the Forest of Dean, this website includes a comprehensive guide off all aspects off The Forest Of Dean. Including :-

  • Visitor Attractions & Activity Guide
  • Walking Guide
  • Camping Guide
  • Business Guide

About The Guide

“The Forest Of Dean Guide” has been created as a sister site to our Gloucestershire Guide andGloucester Visitor Guide group of websites. The aim of these sites is to provide a quality Online resource for people visiting or living in The Forest Of Dean Area.

This guide is relatively young and may find parts missing on incomplete but we assure you there will be additions and updates daily. Also to provide a news and article service we have set up GLOSBLOG, this is where we put details of events and local press releases and promotions.

Forest Of Dean Holidays

The Forest of Dean is a beautiful location for an inland holiday in the UK. Consisting of mixed woodland, one of the surviving ancient woodlands in England. Local to the River Wye & Severn. Holiday accommodation can range from camping, glamping, B&B and hotels to suit your taste.


What’s On & What To Do

We try and keep our what’s on in The Forest Of Dean Guide Current, announcements can be promoted fast via our social networks. Follow our twitter for latest events. To promote your event please tweet us @savethefod.

Tourist Attractions

Tourist attractions worthy of a home page mention include.

Walks & Walking

There are a vast choice of walks in the Forest Of Dean, ranging from Sunday afternoon strolls, circular pub walks to long distance adventure walks.

Do you need outdoor kit ASAP

Go Outdoors has a store in Gloucester near the Forest Of Dean. You can order online for collection in store. More Info…

Cycling Adventures

The area offers cycle tours to suit all abilities and interests. Off road, on road and cycle trails

News, Features & Events

FOD news, blog articles and event details.


Attractions & Accommodation

Places to stay and things to do when visiting the FOD.

The Forest Coach House

The Forest Coach House is a small self catering holiday let in Cinderford in the FOD. The accommodation is ideal for 2 or 3 people it is within walking distance of the woodland. About the coach house…

Forest of Dean Lodges

The holiday homes consist of converted farm buildings, they are the ideal base for couples, families and groups for any type of holiday. About the lodges…

The Forest of Dean Business List

Companies located in The Forest of Dean including services, pubs, restaurants, shops and more. All companies tagged FOD Companies..


Shopping In The Forest Of Dean

If you are a local or a tourist we all in the end need to know where the good local shops are, this page will include many different shops that you may need to visit in the local area.

Local Shops

Please be patient as we compile then add details of all the local forest of dean shops to our website, new shops are being added daily for your convenience.

In the mean time our sister site has many FOD shops listed.

FOD Shops…


If you want to recommend a store or get yours listed Email or tweet us the details. More about suggesting..



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Forest Of Dean Shopping Directory

Featured Shops


All Local Stores

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FOD Shops on Twitter

More Info & Related Websites

More useful information about The Forest of Dean as well as links to other 3rd party websites & blogs.