The area, which is under Birmingham, above Bristol and next to Wales is almost completely surrounded by rivers including the Severn and the Wye.
The Wye Valley and Forest of Dean is within easy access of the M4, M48, M5 and M50 motorways, as well as many other major roads.
Birmingham – 72miles/122km – 1 1/2 hrs
Bristol – 33miles/54km – 1hr
Cardiff – 43miles/70km – 1hr
London – 140miles/226km – 3hrs
Manchester – 156miles/252km – 3hrs
There are many coach and bus services operating that have various stops in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. National Express operates nationwide coach services to and from Newent, Chepstow, Gloucester, Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth.
For further details, visit the National Express website at www.nationalexpress.com
Birmingham International, Bristol International and Cardiff International Airports all handle flights into the region from across the UK, Europe and the USA and are all located within a 90 minute driving distance.
For flight information:
The most central railway stations in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean are Abergavenny, Chepstow, Gloucester and Lydney.
For further information visit the National Rail website at www.nationalrail.co.uk
When in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean there are many transport options for you to use including bicycle, buses, taxis and trains.
Find out more about the local transport on our website. www.wyedeantourism.co.uk/travel_index