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The Story Of
The Forest

Widely held to be a ‘special place’, the Forest of Dean has long been visited for the natural beauty of its rolling hills and hidden valleys. However it has not always been a tourist hotspot - indeed it has a complex and surprising history, which has shaped the Forest we see and admire today.

Click on the boxes below to read a series of short articles about the history of the Forest of Dean and the Foresters.

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