Things to do in Lydney, Gloucestershire
There has been a settlement at Lydney ever since Roman times. It is thought that Lydney Park was a significant Roman settlement with a temple, bath house and guest house dating back to the 4th century.
In later years, Lydney became important for producing and transporting coal, stone, tinplate and timber, with Lydney Harbour being a small but thriving port.
Today Lydney has a wide variety of shops, with Newerne Street being the main shopping area. Lydney is the home of the Dean Forest Railway.