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March Events Guide 2024: What’s Happening in Forest of Dean & Wye Valley

March 2024 Events in Forest of Dean and Wye Valley: Discover Wildlife, Crafts, and Cultural Festivities

As spring unfolds, the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley blossoms with activities, echoing the region’s vibrant landscapes and rich heritage. March brings an eclectic mix of events, promising memorable experiences for every visitor. Whether you’re drawn by the allure of nature, the thrill of creativity, or the warmth of community festivals, this guide is […]

Start 2024 Right: Events in Forest of Dean and Wye Valley this January and February

The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, a region steeped in natural beauty and cultural richness, offers a diverse range of events to start off 2024. Here’s a curated list to help you plan your visit. Art and Photography Exhibitions Delve into the world of avian and wildlife beauty with two spectacular photography exhibitions at […]

Frosty Forest Fauna: Discovering Winter Wildlife In The Forest of Dean…

The Forest of Dean, a majestic ancient woodland in England, is particularly enchanting in winter. This guide highlights the wildlife that thrives in this forest during the colder months, offering a spectacular experience for nature enthusiasts. Deer: Majestic Winter Wanderers Fallow Deer: Introduced in Norman times, they are easily identified by their black and white […]

A December to Remember: Winter Events in the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley.

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As the festive season rolls in, the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley transform into a winter wonderland, brimming with events that capture the magic of the season. From artistic exhibitions to nostalgic train rides, here are some handpicked events happening this December that you simply can’t miss. farOpen Christmas at the Picture House Gallery […]

Twenty for Twenty at Tudor Farmhouse

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The year is 2003, a year full of talking points, Beyonce released Crazy in Love, Apple launched iTunes music store, Dan Brown published The Da Vinci Code but most importantly, Tudor Farmhouse welcomed its new owners – Hari and Colin Fell.  Twenty years later, this award winning luxury, yet laid back boutique hotel, is still […]

Wildlife Safari with Ed Drewitt

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By Travel Journalist WENDY GOMERSALL The first thing that stunned me most about great British wild boars – when they eventually pitched up – was their sheer size. I was expecting a kind of roughty-toughty pot-bellied pig-sized animal, not so cute, a bit hairy and grubby. How could something bigger possibly hide itself in the […]

Let us take care of your Christmas while you kick back and relax

wreath, Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

If you’re looking to spend Christmas away from home, without lifting a finger, then look no further than our boutique rural retreat here in the beautiful Forest of Dean offering a choice of one, two or three-night breaks over the festive period filled with winter walks, gourmet dining in the award-winning AA restaurant, cosy log […]

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A Hidden Gem, the Gorgeous Forest of Dean – a blog post by Abi King

Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

We were delighted to host Inside The Travel Lab AKA Abi King recently, here’s her lovely blog post about her stay in the Forest of Dean: Love the Cotswolds but looking for something new and a little more off the beaten track? Meet the Tudor Farmhouse snuggled deep in the Forest of Dean. Cosy indoors, […]

10 Reasons to Treat Yourself this January.

Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

Why you deserve a winter getaway Starting the year, relaxed, restored and rejuvenated must be on this year’s Christmas wish list. Whether active, relaxing or indulgent, there are many reasons to escape this January.   Start your new year proactively Those new year resolutions don’t keep themselves. With a surge in popularity, outdoor pursuits are […]

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Tudor Farmhouse Named ‘Country Hotel of the Year’ by the Good Hotel Guide 2019

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Boutique hotel Tudor Farmhousein the Forest of Dean, 20 miles from Gloucester, has just been named Country Hotel of the Year by the prestigious Good Hotel Guide2019; an independent guide to the best hotels in Britain and Ireland, published yesterday (Monday 08 October). This is one of ten special César awards presented to a small […]

Rob Cox’s Tudor Farmhouse Sausage Meat Stuffing Recipe

sausage Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

With only a few weeks to go until Christmas here’s Rob’s recipe for his delicious Sausage Meat Stuffing: Ingredients Serves 10 25g unsalted butter 125g onion, chopped 850g sausage meat 10g garlic, chopped 10g fresh sage, chopped 2g fresh thyme, chopped 2 egg yolks 100g fresh breadcrumbs Salt & pepper Method Heat the butter in […]

Recipe – Cheesecake mousse, white wine poached apple, granola, rosemary oil

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Rob’s cheesecake mouse has been an instant hit on his new dinner menu.  Here’s how it’s done: Cheesecake 375g Philadelphia Cream Cheese 120g icing sugar 1 vanilla pod 500g double cream Whisk all ingredients until thick like whipped cream Place in a piping bag Apples 5 granny smiths 200g white wine (Sauvignon Blanc) 100g sugar […]

Brook’s Chocolate Brownie Recipe.

brownie at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

Its short and sweet…here’s Brook’s top secret chocolate brownie recipe: Chocolate Brownie Recipe  400g 54% dark chocolate 300g Netherend Farm butter 12oz soft dark brown sugar 8oz Shipton Mill plain flour 8oz white chocolate chunks 6 Pope Farm eggs ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons coffee (dissolved in a little bit of water)   Melt chocolate […]

New wines!

wines, Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

  Its been a busy month here.  We’ve been tasting, sniffing, debating, slurping, spitting (sometimes), eventually selecting and at last the new version of the wine list is ready…hope you like it!   We’ve been concentrating on our wines by the glass, improving the range and quality (where necessary) of the whites, reds and dessert […]

Recipe – Elderflower, Bramley & Gage gin panacotta, lemon sorbet, ginger crumble

elder, Tudor Farmhouse Hotel. Clearwell, Forest of Dean

Our recipes are always very popular and its been ages since we posted one so sorry for the wait! We’ve recently contributed this recipe for a deliciously seasonal Elderflower, Bramley and Gin panna-cotta to the “A Taste of the West Country Recipe book” so we thought we’d give you a sneak peek. Hope you enjoy […]