Category: Reports of our Coach Commentaries

  • “They never stopped talking about how good it was”

    “They never stopped talking about how good it was”

    Forest of Dean and Wye Valley Tour guides escorted two two groups of retired GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) staff in coaches from Worthing around the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley. GSK was once an important employer in the Forest of Dean, with a factory in Coleford manufacturing Ribena. This factory was recently taken over by the […]

  • From Norfolk to the Wye Valley

    A lively group from Norfolk enjoyed a coach tour of the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley, provided by Eastons Holidays. Starting from Coleford, they travelled past Puzzlewood, famous for its bizarre landscape which attracts filming as glamorous as Star Wars, past Clearwell Caves – no less famous as Dr. Who episodes were filmed […]

  • A whirlwind tour

    A Probus group from Cheshire enjoyed a whirlwind tour of the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley. Starting at Chepstow, the group then travelled into the depths of the Forest, past notable places such as Dark Hill, Nagshead, Speech House, the Dean Heritage Centre, then on to Ross-on-Wye to browse and grab some lunch. The […]

  • Steam Dreams come true!

    Hundreds of steam train enthusiasts gathered at Lydney Station on 20 August to greet one of the famous Merchant Navy class locomotives, 35028 Clan Line, built by the Southern Railway. This was part of a tour organized by Steam Dreams, a company running Cathedral Express rail tours. The tour started in London and travelled to […]

  • Enjoying hospitality at Abbey Mill in Tintern

    Exhausted after a sumptuous tea at Abbey Mill. Not everyone is glued to the telly during the Olympics! A group from Wales joined a coach tour to view the delights of the Forest of Dean. Driven by Ben, one of Brent Thomas’fine drivers, and guided by a Forest of Dean & Wye Valley Tour Guide, the coach […]