Forest of Dean

Wilton Court is awarded ”Restaurant of the Year” at the Forester Business Awards 2014

Yphoto forester awardsET ANOTHER AWARD FOR WILTON COURT Restaurant with rooms

We are delighted to announce that Wilton Court has achieved yet more recognition in being awarded ” Restaurant of the Year ” at the Forester Business Awards held at the Forest Hills Golf Club on Thursday 24th April 2014
Helen and Roger commented ‘’we are honoured to be amongst the winners, recognising the best businesses within the Forest and Wye Valley. We would like to thank our team who all work incredibly hard and it’s marvelous that their dedication has been rated so highly’’

Forest of Dean Cycling Guide

If  you are coming to visit and plan to cycle in the area you must take a look  at www.cyclingguides.com .

Their first guide is  the Forest of Dean and can be purchased on line for £6.95.  You can enjoy the ever popular nine-mile Family Trail – plus another 80 miles of easily rideable and beautiful tracks and trails just waiting to be discovered! Until now exploring these has been difficult – both to put together rewarding rides, and to avoid getting lost! They  have done all the hard work for you. !

What else do the guides offer?

  • They are waterproof and tear-proof – printed on tough plastic that feels like high quality paper. Why should a map fall apart after a shower or a gust of wind?
  • The superbly detailed Ordnance Survey Ⓡ 1:25,000 map is overlaid with our rides and important and useful information OS logo
  • Clear step-by-step directions are provided for a number of rides, plus many more miles of other tested and rewarding routes are shown.
  • The directions are always adjacent to the map panel you are using – no flip-flapping between directions and map!
  • Places to eat, drink and do, within easy reach of the rides
  • Tips and help in finding your way Continue reading

Puzzlewood a magical day out in the Forest of Dean

Now the sun is shining and the weather is warmer why not take a trip to Puzzelwood in the Forest of Dean

Could it be the maze of pathways winding through the gulley’s of mossy rocks, the twisted roots of the yew trees or the bridges, lookouts and other things you can find on your way round?

Puzzlewood is a unique and enchanting place, located in the beautiful and historic Forest of Dean. Explore a mile of meandering pathways, with its fantastic tree and rock formations, through this 14 acre ancient woodland. It has an atmosphere quite unlike any other wood you have visited. JRR Tolkien is reputed to have taken his inspiration for the fabled forests of Middle Earth from Puzzlewood, and it’s easy to see why. Continue reading