Discover What’s Happening in Wye Valley this Week: Event Guide for May 13 – 19, 2024

The Wye Valley, a magical haven of natural harmony located on the border of England and Wales, never disappoints with the variety of events that it hosts every week. From food festivals, guided bird-watching tours to theatre shows, there truly is something for everyone. Let’s delve into some of the fabulous events scheduled for this week from May 13 through to May 19, 2024.

May 13th: Explore the River Wye

A gentle guided canoe tour down the river Wye is an ideal event for outdoor enthusiasts. Starting from Symonds Yat, nature guides lead you through the serene waters, sharing their knowledge about the local flora and fauna. Visit here for more details.

May 14th: How Caple Court Gardens’ Spring Bloom Fest

Nestled in the heart of Herefordshire, the magnificent gardens of How Caple Court are a sight to behold during springtime. The Spring Bloom Fest allows you to enjoy a leisurely stroll amidst the spectacularly blooming flowers. Click here for more details.

May 15th: Monmouthshire Food Festival

The Monmouthshire Food Festival is a gastronome’s dream come true. Local and international chefs showcase their culinary genius in a vibrant medley of great taste, fresh produce and cultural diversity. Visit this link for the event schedule.

May 16th: Visit to Clearwell Caves

Clearwell Caves, a unique underground experience in the Royal Forest of Dean, promises an adventurous day out with a fascinating mix of industrial archaeology and natural beauty. For more information about the event, click here.

Bird-Watching at Nagshead Nature Reserve: 17th May

Join the local birdwatching experts in a fascinating journey of bird-spotting in one of the most cherished bird sanctuaries in the Wye Valley. For more information, click here.

May 18th: Excursion to Goodrich Castle

Dating back to the 12th century, Goodrich Castle is brimming with history. An expert guide will take you on an immersive tour where you can learn about the castle’s fascinating history and enjoy breathtaking views of the valley. Get all the detail of the event here.

May 19th: The Wye Valley River Festival

Likely the week’s showstopper, the much-awaited Wye Valley River Festival. It showcases the live music, theatre, dance and visual arts, dedicated to celebrating the river and landscape of the Wye Valley. Visit here for the festival programme.

Immerse yourself in all the wonders Wye Valley has to offer. With action-packed calendar of events, expect vibrant culture, heritage, arts, and food scenes, and not to forget, the incredible woodland and riverscapes. Whether you’re a local or visiting, the Wye Valley ensures you will have a whole lot of fun!

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