Delve into history in Monmouth, which has connections to Henry V and more recent associations with iconic artists such as Queen, Oasis and Simple Minds. Beautifully located between the Trothy Wye and Monrow rivers, this Welsh town with a medieval history is situated just a few miles from the borders and is a stone’s throw from spectacular countryside making this a wonderful location for walking. There are plenty more ways to be captivated too, whether it’s watching a show in one of Wales’ oldest theatres, visiting Nelson Museum dedicated to the famous Admiral Nelson, or indulging at one of the independent restaurants or cafes.
“Delve into steep history in Monmouth, which has a famous past with its connections to Henry V and more recent associations with iconic artists such as Queen, Oasis and Simple Minds.”
Rich with walking trails, the Monmouthshire countryside provides a variety of ways to get you outdoors. Whether it’s mile-long walks through Wye Valley, the Wales Coast Path or Offa’s Dyke National Trail, there are varied countryside landscapes to unveil. From riverside meadows to wooded hillsides, to working farms and historic castles, including Monmouth Castle. It’s not just walking trails that can fill up your time outdoors, discover a variety of activities such as mountain-biking, golf, abseiling, caving, archery, rock climbing and canoeing.