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Walking Route:Health Walk - Two Rivers Meadow Walk

Route Overview

Please see PDF below for route map.

2 mile walk around the land between the River Wye and the River Monnow.

This is an easy walk with no stiles and three short flights of steps on the southern edge of Monmouth town. Two River Meadow is managed as a community orchard by a community group, which keeps the paths open for visitors to enjoy and encourages wildlife. Keep a look out for warblers, reed buntings and herons in the reeds and along the riverbank. Otters have even been seen here early in the mornings. The Recreation Ground, or Chippenham Fields was the town race course until the end of the 19th century. Now it is used for bowls, tennis, cricket, football and rugby.

Route Information

Time/Effort 1 out of 5
Navigation 1 out of 5
Technicality 1 out of 5
Toilets At Monmouth Leisure Centre.
Refreshments None on route. Many cafes in town centre.

Route Details

The Queen’s Head Inn is a community pub. Oliver Cromwell stayed here on several occasions and a Cavalier who attempted to assassinate him was chased into the bar and shot.

Route Essentials

Walk Route: Dixton - Monmouth - River Wye

Duration: 1 Hour

Miles: 2

Haberdashers Boys School (photo - Chris Brown)

Haberdashers Boys School (photo - Chris Brown)

Two Rivers Meadow Walk
Welsh Dragon