Daffodil Days 2024

This year the daffodil Season is being celebrated in the Golden Triangle, in North West Gloucestershire, throughout March.

March 1st – 29th

Refreshments, displays, and information at St Mary’s Church Dymock. GL18 2AQ. Reach Dymock on the 232 Daffodil Line bus service from Newent, Ross-on-Wye or Ledbury.

March 16/17 & 23/24 Free Daffodil Shuttle Bus

On both weekends the FREE minibus will depart from the 232 Daffodil Line stop in Newent Lake car park. On both weekends the services are timed to allow you to join guided walks if you wish. They are designed to be “hop-on-hop-off” so you can stop at the village halls and churches for stalls and refreshments, or the daffodil woods and meadows for a short walk. Or just stay on the bus and enjoy the views!

For the Kempley weekend, 16/17 March the bus will depart approximately hourly. In the morning on the hour at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 12 noon. Then after the driver’s lunch break, in the afternoon on the half-hour 1:30. 2:30 and the last departure from Newent at 3.30.

The Kempley shuttle will take in:

  • Gwen and Vera’s Field
  • Queens Wood Dymock
  • Kempley Village Hall and St Edwards
  • St Mary’s Kempley

For the Oxenhall Weekend 23/24 March, we have a shorter run with shuttles departing Newent roughly every half hour from 10:00 to 3:00 (with a half-hour break for lunch at 1:00). stopping points this weekend will include:

  • Oxenhall village Hall and Church
  • Shaw Common
  • Gwen and Vera’s Field
  • Betty Dawes Wood

March 16 & 17 Kempley Daffodil Weekend

March 22nd Newent Spring Barn Dance

March 23/24 Oxenhall Daffodil Weekend

March 23rd Newent Spring Fayre

March 24th Free Guided Daffodil Walk: Newent to Dymock

March 30/31 Dymock Daffodil Weekend

Guided Walks, refreshments and entertainment in Dymock Village Hall and the Beauchamp Arms.

Getting Here and Around

Newent in Gloucestershire is the main town in the Golden Triangle.

Access Newent via the 232 Daffodil Line Bus from Ross-on-Wye or Ledbury, or the Stagecoach 32 from Gloucester.

The 232 will take you on from Newent to Dymock.

For the Oxenhall and Kempley Daffodil weekends, a free shuttle bus will run from the 232 stop in central Newent on both Saturday and Sunday.

We also have two self-guided walks that take you through the daffodil country, starting and finishing at a Daffodil Line bus stop:

Newent to Dymock: A Daffodil Walk

A Tale of Two Lands – Much Marcle to Dymock


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