Discover Scheduled Events in Wye Valley for the Week of December 4th, 2023


Known for its enchanting landscapes, picturesque villages, and idyllic riverside walks, the Wye Valley is a quaint beauty that offers spectacular all-year-round activities for locals and tourists worldwide. For the week of December 4th, 2023, the valley is set to bubble with creating an unmissable line-up of scheduled events. From festive cultural traditions to exclusive craft markets, there’s something for everyone in Herefordshire. Investigate our guide to discover hidden gems that suit your style and mark your calendars for a memorable week in Wye Valley.

Herefordshire Christmas Craft Market

Celebrate the spirit of Christmas with the Herefordshire Christmas Craft Market. With some 50 stalls showcasing the best of local arts and crafts, food, and drinks, this festive sensation will take place from December 4th to December 10th, 2023. Find original Christmas gifts handcrafted by local artisans or indulge your taste buds with traditional English cuisine, in the heart of the Wye Valley.

Festival of Light at the Hereford Cathedral

Marvel at the magic of the glow as Hereford Cathedral transforms itself into a festival of light from December 6th to December 8th, 2023. An enchanting blend of music and light that illuminates the historical structure, it’s an extraordinary display that combines traditional Christmas melodies and a breathtaking light show.

Guided Walks in Forest of Dean

A must for outdoor enthusiasts, the guided walks in the Forest of Dean will get you up close with nature. Running from December 4th to December 8th, 2023, join local experts for a 5-day walking expedition across the Forest of Dean. These guided walks provide an opportunity to discover the forest’s rich wildlife and scenic beauty, making it a great way for nature lovers to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

Dean Wye Operatic Concert

Make way for the grand evening of music and drama with the Dean Wye Operatic Concert. This extraordinary showcase of operatic performances by local talent is set to take place on December 7th, 2023. Enchanting operatic songs and dramatic ensembles make this evening a spectacular event that should not be missed.

Ross-on-Wye Winter Farmers Market

The holiday season calls for comfort food and sweet treats. Hosting local food producers and farmers, the Winter Farmers Market in Ross-on-Wye is the best destination to find fresh, quality local produce. Happening on December 9th, 2023, take delight in every bite while supporting the local economy.


Taste the local flavours, discover unique gifts, revel in the festive spirit, and celebrate the magic of the holiday season at the Wye Valley’s heart. Schedule these events on your calendar, and brace yourself for an unforgettable week of fun and festivity from December 4th to December 10th, 2023, in Wye Valley.

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