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Forest Of Dean Activities

Forest Of Dean Activities, Fun Activities For Everyone, welcome to my guide to adventure activities in the Forest of Dean, I will be adding new activity centres and suggestions to this site as they become apparent or I get photographs and more information so I give an informed summary of the Activity.

Forest Of Dean Activity Guide

Canoe & Kayaking

There are many companies offering 1/2 day, 1 day and longer boat trips down the River Wye usually finishing at Symonds Yat East.

Kayak River Wye

There are 2 main companies that rent kayaks in the Symonds Yat area. Week-long river adventures are also available of request.

Wyedean Canoe Hire – http://wyedean.co.uk/

Wye Canoes – http://www.wyecanoes.com/

Go Ape Tree Top Adventure

Located at Mallards Pike in the Forest Of Dean Go Ape offers a treetop adventure, including climbing, zip lines through the woods. More Info…

Off-Road Driving Courses

Whitecliff off-road driving centre offers many different options for off-road driving experiences including courses run by professionals. Based in Coleford in the forest of Dean courses include.

Forest Of Dean Off Road Driving Courses

  • Full Or Half-Day Introductory 4×4 Off-Road Course
  • Stage One & Stage Two Owner Driver Courses
  • Training & Preparation courses for anyone wanting to go into off-road competitions
  • Parent & Junior Off-Road 4×4 Courses
  • Professional 4×4 Driver Training inc; half-day Basic, one day Standard & two-day Higher Level training under PUWER (Health & Safety At Work Act complying with the need for adequate training when using 4×4 vehicles off-road in the work-place)

More Info…

Forest Adventures

There are many activities both free and paid for that can be considered adventure activities. In fact, the Forest Of Dean is one of the best inland destinations for the adventurous.

Adventurous Activities

The list below is a rough list of adventure activities available in the Forest of Dean. Most of these are available all year round and some only during the summer months.

The activities will be explained in much more detail below or linked to a more relevant page.

To suggest any activities for our guide please consult or add content page. Add

Shortlisted Activities

  • Walking and Hiking
  • Camping
  • Mountain Biking & Off-Road Trails
  • Cycling tours of the villages of the FOD
  • Canoeing, boat hire and tours
  • Kayaking, Tours and boat hire
  • Rock climbing
  • Potholing or caving
  • Clay shooting, air rifle, archery tuition
  • Tree Top Adventure and Climbing
  • Outdoor Pursuits, Bushcraft and Survival Schools
  • Wild swimming.

Water Sport Guide

Canoeing

There are many options for canoeing on the river wye, some of the more popular include;

Go Ape Tree Top Adventure

Located at Mallards Pike in the Forest Of Dean Go Ape offers a treetop adventure, including climbing, zip lines through the woods. More Info…

Companies

Way2Go Adventures guide you and your group on many different adventurous activities. Way2Go provide Canoeing, Kayaking, Bushcraft, Nordic Walking, Raft Building and other team pursuits.

Way2Go Adventures Organised Activities – Way2Go Adventures guide you and your group on many different adventurous activities. About Way2Go

Greenacres Stables Horse Riding Lessons – Greenacres Stables offers horse riding lessons in the beautiful scenery of the forest including country lanes and secluded forest paths. Riding lessons are available for both beginners and for experienced riders. www.greenacresstables.co.uk

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