Things to Do

PLEASE NOTE – DUE TO COVID-19: Many local activities and attractions may be closed or have changed what they offer & times/days/prices. Please check with venues directly before visiting and check out this handy RESPONSIBLE VISITOR GUIDE. The local Tourist Association also have a useful INFORMATION FOR VISITORS page.

Perfectly Positioned

The House of Bread is in the beautiful Forest of Dean (on the edge of the Wye Valley AONB) and is perfectly positioned for a wealth of beautiful woodland and river walks and many other indoor and outdoor activities in the Forest of Dean and surrounding areas.

There are plenty of ideas of things to do on the local TOURISM ASSOCIATION WEBSITE or there is a great Tourist Information Centre in Coleford (Tel: 01594 837135) or just take a look below for our ideas for you!

Visit Our Favourite Haunts

Just a few of our favourite local things to do:

  • take a walk down through our local woods to the River Wye and enjoy a glass of wine and food at the pubs at Symonds Yat East
  • a local farm walk (with Brecons views), join the Wysis Way to Joyford, visit The Dog & Muffler before tackling the hill home
  • visit Mallards Pike Lake for a stroll and a coffee at the cafe
  • take in the stained glass window and a stroll to Worgreens Lake before a visit to The Speech House

Get Creative While You Are Here!

Here at The House of Bread we run HOT POT POTTERY so you could add some creative flair to your holiday!

You could get creative while staying with us by either taking advantage of a great 10% discount on the cost of a POTTERY TRIAL CLASS (exc. delivery), join one of our ONE DAY WHEEL THROWING WORKSHOPS, hire a POTTERY PAINTING KIT or we can design a CREATIVE BREAK specific to your needs.


At Hot Pot Pottery we are registered with Visit England’s ‘Good to Go’ Scheme and work hard to implement Government Guidance to keep Covid-19 risks as low as possible and encourage responsible behaviour on-site and in relation to bookings.

CLICK HERE to see what activities we can currently offer. Bookings for future pottery activities are welcome, but will be reviewed and cancelled nearer the time if necessary (with a refund of any monies paid or future dates offered).

CLICK HERE to see information on how we are keeping risks low for all.

CLICK HERE  to see information on our Covid-19 related cancellation policy.

Take A Look At Other Things To Do:

Get Creative @HotPotPottery While You Are Staying With Us!

Book a Pottery Trial Class or Pottery Painting Session or come and browse our Pottery For Sale.