While enjoying your stay at The Award Winning Farmer’s Boy Inn you might want to check out all the fantastic things The Forest of Dean & its surrounding areas has to offer.

Nestled in the village of Longhope, The Farmer’s Boy Inn is the perfect base to explore The Forest of Dean and it’s beautiful woodlands and countryside. Gloucester, Cheltenham, Hereford, Bristol, Birmingham & South Wales are all within an hours driving distance to The Farmer’s Boy Inn.

Three Choirs Vineyard

One of England’s best known vineyards, our single estate location in the idylic Cotswolds provides a unique microclimate for growing a range of perfectly developed grapes. Treat yourself & Take a Tour

Chessgrove Shoot

Sitting on the borders of the Royal Forest of Dean in glorious Gloucestershire countryside, Chessgrove Shoot is a perfect place to enjoy a day out clay pigeon shooting


BATTLESPORTS is based in a multi-acre purpose built battlefield with woodlands, open rural terrain with bunkers and plateau, The closest you can get to being in a battle situation without going into battle for real. BATTLESPORTS is the ‘LIVE’ version of the best computer based war games.

Harts Barn Craft Centre

Situated on the edge of the Forest of Dean in its own picturesque. An excellent venue for a day out, it is simply “a place not to miss”. Set in beautifully landscaped grounds, this historic award winning centre provides an eclectic mix of craft and gift shops, an established cookery school and bar featuring an historic cider mill and press


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. Featured in the new Star Wars Film

Beechenhurst Lodge

Beechenhurst lies in the heart of the forest, and is a great place to start your adventure. Discover the Sculpture Trail, play area, cafe, shop and climbing tower

Symonds Yat

Symonds Yat is a village and popular tourist destination which straddles the River Wye in England. Famed for its natural river scenery and wooded expanses, Symonds Yat Rock is a limestone outcrop rising some 500 feet rising from the banks of the River Wye

Hillside Brewery

At hillside brewery you can see, touch, smell & experience the brewing process up close, before sitting back to taste a well-earned all overlooking some of Gloucestershire’s most stunning landscapes

Sally Gibson Photography

My name is Sally Gibson, My interests of Gardening & Photography came together when I discovered photography in 2011, After some excellent tuition and much practice, I can now indulge my passion to the full combining all my hobbies to take pictures of the flowers, plant life and landscapes in my garden and the surrounding area

International Birds of Prey Centre

The International Centre for Birds of Prey is the oldest dedicated birds of prey centre in the world, offering daily flying demonstrations & falconry courses. The Centre is open to the general public for 10 months of the year, plus parts of December for Owl Evenings, courses and experience days. Education is ongoing to all visitors.

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