Places to Visit in the Forest of Dean
The Shambles, Newent
A delightful museum of Victorian life, set out as a complete town of shops, cottages, and houses in a maze of cobbled streets and alleyways with even a tiny chapel and cottage garden all recreating the life and atmosphere as it would have been in Victorian times.
Gift shop, teas, light lunches.
The Shambles Museum, Church Street, Newent, Glos. GL18 1PP Tel: 01531 822144
Opening Tuesday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays 10am - 6.00pm. Last admission 5.00pm.
Admission: Adults £3.25 Child £1.95 O.A.P. £2.85
[ Newent and the Vale of Leadon ]
The free Visitor Centre explores 750 years of the Leadon Valley from
Civil War, basketry and willow growing, to the ongoing restoration of
the Herefordshire & Gloucestershire Canal. Walk around the restored
Canal Basin and along the River Severn to see the wildlife and Telford's
Open from 10.00am - 5.00pm.
Email: [email protected]
Three Choirs Vineyard & Restaurant
Set in 65 acres of rolling Gloucestershire is everything you need for a great family day out. Choose from self-guided tours of the winery and video, the story of wine making, vineyard walks, free wine tasting, our well stocked shop and excellent restaurant.
Open 7 days a week 10.00-17.00
Phone: 01531 890223
National Birds of Prey Centre
Tel: (01531) 820286, Fax: (01531) 821389
Newent, Gloucestershire. GL18 1JJ
Opening times:10.30am - 5.30pm (dusk if earlier) all year round
except for Christmas Day and Boxing day inclusive
Admission: Adult £8.50,
Child 4-15 years £5.50 (Under 4's free)
Family ticket (2+2) £23.00.
The National Birds of Prey Centre started in 1967 as the Falconry Centre and since then the centre has grown from a private collection of twelve birds to now be one of the largest collections in the world. The centre houses one of the most significant collections of birds of prey in the UK and is home to 180 birds containing 22 species of owls and 28 species of hawks, falcons and eagles. There is a 'Pets Corner' for the children and the 'Coffee Shop' serves light snacks and teas. The centre is now looked after by Keith beaven.
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