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The owners of Chepstow’s National Diving & Activity Centre have submitted plans to the County Council to provide attractive, environmentally friendly holiday accommodation at a local disused quarry.
The proposal is to provide 40 lodge-style caravans as self-contained holiday accommodation at Livox Quarry. The holiday accommodation will be for short breaks and would allow families to stay in the area whilst they enjoy the many local attractions and sights of the Wye Valley and surrounding areas. (more…)
Trimax Events will be holding The Wild Boar Olympic Triathlon & 70.3 at the National Diving & Activity Centre on Sunday 20th June 2021.
Please note: Access to the water for divers that day will be from 9am
Around a hundred athletes will start The Wild Boar 70.3 with a 1900m swim followed by 90km 2 lap bike leg around the Forest of Dean and then finish with a 13.1 mile run which will take the runners through the newly opened Tidenham tunnel on the Wye Valley Greenway.
The cut off for the swim is 9.20am and all swimmers must be clear of the water at this time. The first runners are likely to be on the Wye Valley Greenway trail by 10am for the Olympic distance athletes and 11.30am for the 70.3 athletes.
The event will be finished by 4pm.
Full event details and entry can be found on the Trimax website trimaxevents.com