Shire Hall Monmouth
    The Shire Hall
    Monnow Bridge
    Monnow Bridge & Gatehouse
    Nelson Gardens
    Nelson Gardens
    Croquet on the Kymin
    The Kymin
    View from the Kymin
    View from the Kymin

Welcome to Monmouth

Monmouth is a town that looks forward as well as back. And its events programme is a particular draw, with the Monmouth Festival, one of Europe’s largest free music festivals, and the Monmouthshire Show, the largest one-day show in Wales.


Events calendar

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Raglan Castle

Wed 1 Mar 2017

Raglan 01291 690228

Tintern Abbey

Wed 1 Mar 2017

Chepstow 01291 689251


Sat 4 - Sun 5 Mar 2017

Monmouth 01600 775257


Ancre Hill

Nestling in the tranquil lower reaches of the beautiful Wye Valley, a centre for tourism since 1780, Monmouth is well known for its iconic 13th century gatehouse bridge . It has a famous past with its connections to Henry V, Geoffrey of Monmouth and more recently Queen, Simple Minds and Monmouthpedia. Renowned for its independent retail sector, with restaurants to suit all tastes, it is also the place for a coffee in a café in a quiet courtyard.

Things to do & places to visit

Where to stay

The Riverside Hotel

Visit Wales 2 Star HotelHotel with 22 rooms, £50-£79 prpn, Monmouth, 01291 622497

In the heart of the Wye Valley, The Riverside Hotel is a family run business, situated by the new and ancient bridges spanning the River Monnow. We have 15 high quality ensuite bedrooms, a conservatory lounge and large function room.


Self-catering with 1 unit, £740-£860 pupw sleeps 6, Monmouth, 07979 522888

Our family home is a very comfortable 3 bedroomed cottage with 2 bathrooms, Lounge, TV room, dining room & Rayburn fitted kitchen. Sky and free Wifi are included. Outside there is an enclosed garden with a stream running through.

Glen Trothy Caravan & Camping Park

AA 3 Pennant Touring & Camping ParkTouring & Camping Park with 124 pitches, Monmouth, 01600 712295

Quiet level park in beautiful countryside setting on edge of Forest of Dean and Wye Valley. Excellent amenities. Good motorway access. Level 6.5 acre site.

The Hendre Farmhouse B&B

Visit Wales Cyclists WelcomeFarmhouse with 3 rooms, £99 prpnb, Monmouth, 01600 740484

A warm welcome is assured at this relaxing farmhouse overlooking meadows and hills, where the present family has lived since 1885. The bedrooms and lounge combine traditional charm with modern comforts.


Visit Wales 5 Star Restaurant with RoomsRestaurant with Rooms with 8 rooms, £223-£338 prpnb, Monmouth, 01600 860254

Set in the beautiful Wye Valley, 5 miles from Monmouth and just an hour from Bristol and Cardiff.