The Parish of English Bicknor is located on the Western side of the Forest of Dean in West Gloucestershire, midway between Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth.

Lying within the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the villages of English Bicknor and Symonds Yat Rock  are steeped in the history of this fascinating area and offer the residents and visitors a vast range of activities and landscapes.The Forest is one of the original Royal Forests comprising some 27000 acres of woodland and provides through a network of Forest paths and visitor centres, a chance to explore both its beauty and history.


 Events at the Village Hall

Saturday 20th January    7.00pm     Wassailing Evening

Saturday  27th January    9.00 - 12.00pm  Farmhouse Breakfast

See Future Events for further functions

Planning Meeting

Monday 19th December at 6.00pm at the Village Hall


Wild Boar - Advice from the Council

The Council have issued a Notice about the wild boar in the area - click Here

Use of Telephone Kiosk

The former BT telephone kiosk at Smithy Close, English Bicknor, is now owned by English Bicknor Parish Council.

The Parish Council are keen to make this kiosk a resource which will be of use to the whole community, so we would very much welcome your ideas on how the kiosk can be used.   Please contact the Parish Council clerk with your ideas. 

Speed Checks in the Village

Our Parish Councillors have had training in use of the police speed guns in order to carry out speed checks in the Parish. Is anyone interested in helping them carry out these checks? Please contact the clerk or one of your Parish councillors. All help would be very much appreciated.

Local Information

You will find lots of details about the Parish on the Information Pages including village life, services and activities.

 This web site is sponsored by the English Bicknor Parish Council as a means of communicating with everyone in the Parish and to inform visitors of its many attractions both as a holiday destination and a place to live.If you have any comments on the site or wish for any item to be included please email to: