Heritage and History - Places of History in the Royal Forest of Dean and surrounding regions are many and varied. You will find here details of some of the most popular venues with visitors and tourists to the region. The contents cover Tintern Abbey, Coldicot and Raglan Castles, Tudor and Jacabeon Manor Houses and Stately Homes. You will also find Roman heritage sites including the famous Roman Military Fortress of Isca at Caerleon. The magnificent Cathedral at Hereford and the Historic buildings at Hartpury are included as are famous people such as John Masefield, Dick Wittington, Dennis Potter and John Abel "The Kings Carpenter".