The Wye Valley is home to a wide variety of artists and makers and has many first class art galleries selling work from traditional to contemorary pieces.
Wye Valley Art Society - a society of amateur and professional artists based in and around the AONB, that meeet monthly in Monmouth
Art Galleries and Retail Outlets
Made in Ross - a co-operative of local arts and crafts producers display (and sell) their unique work everyday upstairs in the historic Ross-on-Wye Market House.
Taurus Crafts - celebrate creative design and healthy living by bringing together fine arts, handmade crafts and wholesome food - open daily
New Leaf Gallery - original, contemporary art in Monmouth
Mariana Art Gallery - working studio of local artist, D Mariana Robinson
Brockweir and Hewelsfield Village Shop - community run shop with café exhibition
Old Station Tintern - various art exhibitions within the railway signal box and permanent sculptures Circle of Legends
The Sculpture Trail, Beechenhurst - Forestry Commission site with sculpture walk
Wye Valley Arts Centre - based at Llandogo
Wye Valley Crafts - based at Abbey Mill Tintern
Wye Valley Sculpture Garden - innovative sculptures set in 3 acres of garden with a strong synergy between the artworks and their beautiful surroundings
Wobage Makers Gallery - contemporary ceramics, furniture and jewellry at Upton Bishop near Ross on Wye
Man of Ross Gallery - a working gallery of artist Anthony J Avery displaying two unique series of paintings - the Romany Collection and the Painted Lady Collection. Ross on Wye
Riverside Pottery and Gallery - features work by watercolourist David Jones and many other local artists and makers. You will find traditional welsh lovespoons and celtic silver jewelry together with gifts and glassware from further afield. Situated in Chepstow
Gallery 54 - a fine collection of contemporary abstract art set within a 17th Century listed building, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire.
A partnership between the AONB Unit, Ross-on-Wye Town Council and Natural England have started tree management work on the banks of the Wye where it passes through Ross, to benefit biodiversity and create river views.
If you are 14-18 years old and love exploring the countryside of the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean, then the Wye Valley AONB Youth Ranger programme is looking for you! Come along to our Taster Day on September 30th.