Properties and events in Forest of Dean 2017

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Coleford Heritage Quest

Tourist Information Centre, 4 Lords Hill, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8BD

To mark the 50th Anniversary of the Conservation Area, this self guided walk has been devised to show some of the interesting buildings within…

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Deputy Gaveller’s Office

Bank House, Bank Street, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8BA

This is a rare opportunity to meet the Deputy Gaveller and discuss his work. The Deputy Gaveller maintains the official register of free miners…

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Forest of Dean Geo Map

New Fancy View, Speech House Road, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL15 4HD

Unique geological map of the Forest of Dean created from the stones that underlay the soil. It uses 15 different rocks from working and disused…

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Hopewell Colliery- underground tour

Hopewell Colliery, Speech House Road, Cannop Hill, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 7EL

Join Freeminer and recently elected Verderer, Rich Daniels, on a guided underground tour of Hopewell Colliery. The tour will take ap 45 minutes…

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Whitecliff Furnace: Talk

Whitecliff Furnace, Newland Street, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8NB.

Whitecliff Furnace is an eighteenth century blast furnace within an iron making complex. It was part owned by metallurgist David Mushet, who was…

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Dean Forest Railway, Norchard

Forest Road, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 4ET

Set within the land of the Old Severn and Wye Railway that replaced the original tramway transporting iron and coal to the River Severn, the…

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Heritage Cycle Ride: Lost Roads of the Forest

Dean Forest Cycles, Whitecroft Road, Parkend, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 4HG

Following the wheels of the Tour of Britain join your licensed guide, Severn and Wye Cycle Works’ Dan Lewis, to cycle some of the old roads and…

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Gunns Mill: Talk

Gunns Mill , Spout Lane, Flaxley, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, GL17 0EA

The Forest of Dean has a long history of iron making, and in the Middle Ages was the premier iron-making district in Britain. For part of the…

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Ruardean Heritage Quest

St John The Baptist Church, High Street, Ruardean, Gloucestershire, GL17 9US

For the 50th Anniversary of the Conservation Area, this self-guided walk takes participants around the village of Ruardean. Highlights include the…

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