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Summer in Monmouthshire

Visit Monmouthshire this summertime to find fantastic events and things to do across the county. Whether you're looking at fun family days out to entertain the children, enjoyable outdoor theatre to watch (in a castle!), or simply an open garden to stroll around in, we have you covered.

Monmouthshire Summer Highlights

Monmouth Bee Festival

Sun 1 Aug 2021

Monmouth Bee Festival is now in its 4th year. We are excited to offer a wide range of entertainments and activities, displays on environmental issues run by local groups, and food and refreshment stalls.

Caldicot Castle Guided tours

Wed 4 Aug 2021

Come and join us at Caldicot Castle for a unique insight into the fascinating and chequered history of one of Wales most beautiful castles.

MonLife Family Day

Tue 10 Aug 2021

Join us for FREE for a great family day out and take part in the following activities: Clay play Badge making Natural art collage Orienteering Have a go Climbing Wall

MonLife Family Day

Wed 11 Aug 2021

Join us for FREE for a great family day out and take part in the following activities: Clay play Badge making Natural art collage Orienteering Have a go Climbing Wall

Caldicot Castle Guided tours

Wed 11 Aug 2021

Come and join us at Caldicot Castle for a unique insight into the fascinating and chequered history of one of Wales most beautiful castles.

The Great Gatsby

Wed 11 Aug 2021

Join Heartbreak Productions and the Nick Carraway quartet for an evening of jazz, prohibition style. Suitable for ages 9+ Running Time 1 hour 50 minutes including interval

Pride and Prejudice

Sat 14 Aug 2021

Join The Pantaloons this summer for this delightfully innovative and hilarious new open-air adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Suitable for ages 9+

MonLife Family Day

Tue 17 Aug 2021

Join us for FREE for a great family day out and take part in the following activities: Clay play Badge making Natural art collage Orienteering Have a go Climbing Wall

Caldicot Castle Guided tours

Wed 18 Aug 2021

Come and join us at Caldicot Castle for a unique insight into the fascinating and chequered history of one of Wales most beautiful castles.

Flat Racing

Thu 19 Aug 2021

If you’re looking for things to do in Chepstow, why not join us for a day at the races? Take in the stunning welsh scenery and some fabulous action on the Welsh coast.

Monmouth Carnival 2021

Sun 22 Aug 2021

Monmouth Carnival Sunday is a fun and entertainment event organised by volunteers to bring the people of our community together. This year it is planned for 22nd August. We'll have more details closer to the date.

Mr Stink

Sun 22 Aug 2021

Join Heartbreak Productions for David Walliams’ best-seller Mr Stink on the outdoor stage. Age 7+ Running Time 2 hours including interval

Caldicot Castle Guided tours

Wed 25 Aug 2021

Come and join us at Caldicot Castle for a unique insight into the fascinating and chequered history of one of Wales most beautiful castles.

Art in Penallt

Sat 28 - Mon 30 Aug 2021

A 3 day art exhibition with stalls and demonstrations.

Flat Racing

Mon 30 Aug 2021

If you’re looking for things to do in Chepstow, why not join us for a day at the races? Take in the stunning welsh scenery and some fabulous action on the Welsh coast.

Monmouthshire Open Gardens

Nant-Y-Bedd Garden Open Days

Fri 30 Jul - Sun 1 Aug 2021

We will be open for visitors on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm until 6pm throughout July, August and September (and August Bank Holiday Monday)

Veddw Open Days

Sun 1 Aug 2021

Discover two acres of ornamental garden and two acres of woodland. A favourite part with visitors and gardeners wanting a break from looking at weeds is the dramatic reflecting pool.

Wye Valley Sculpture Garden Open Days

Sun 1 Aug 2021

The Wye Valley Sculpture Garden is the vision of artist Gemma Kate Wood which is an accumulation of a shared vision stretching over three generations.

Nant-Y-Bedd Garden Open Days

Fri 6 - Sun 8 Aug 2021

We will be open for visitors on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm until 6pm throughout July, August and September (and August Bank Holiday Monday)

Wye Valley Sculpture Garden Open Days

Sun 8 Aug 2021

The Wye Valley Sculpture Garden is the vision of artist Gemma Kate Wood which is an accumulation of a shared vision stretching over three generations.

Nant-Y-Bedd Garden Open Days

Fri 13 - Sun 15 Aug 2021

We will be open for visitors on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm until 6pm throughout July, August and September (and August Bank Holiday Monday)

Highfield Farm Open Day

Sun 15 Aug 2021

This is a garden defined by its plants.There are over 1200 cultivars, with many rarities, densely planted over 2 acres to generate an exuberant display across the seasons.

Veddw Open Days

Sun 15 Aug 2021

Discover two acres of ornamental garden and two acres of woodland. A favourite part with visitors and gardeners wanting a break from looking at weeds is the dramatic reflecting pool.

Wye Valley Sculpture Garden Open Days

Sun 15 Aug 2021

The Wye Valley Sculpture Garden is the vision of artist Gemma Kate Wood which is an accumulation of a shared vision stretching over three generations.

Nant-Y-Bedd Garden Open Days

Fri 20 - Sun 22 Aug 2021

We will be open for visitors on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm until 6pm throughout July, August and September (and August Bank Holiday Monday)

Wye Valley Sculpture Garden Open Days

Sun 22 Aug 2021

The Wye Valley Sculpture Garden is the vision of artist Gemma Kate Wood which is an accumulation of a shared vision stretching over three generations.

Nant-Y-Bedd Garden Open Days

Fri 27 - Mon 30 Aug 2021

We will be open for visitors on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm until 6pm throughout July, August and September (and August Bank Holiday Monday)

Wenallt Isaf Open Garden

Sun 29 Aug 2021

An everchanging garden of nearly 3 acres designed in sympathy with its surroundings and the challenges of being 650ft up on a N facing hillside.

Wye Valley Sculpture Garden Open Days

Sun 29 Aug 2021

The Wye Valley Sculpture Garden is the vision of artist Gemma Kate Wood which is an accumulation of a shared vision stretching over three generations.

Nant-Y-Bedd Garden Open Days

Fri 3 - Sun 5 Sep 2021

We will be open for visitors on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm until 6pm throughout July, August and September (and August Bank Holiday Monday)

Highfield Farm Open Day

Sun 5 Sep 2021

This is a garden defined by its plants.There are over 1200 cultivars, with many rarities, densely planted over 2 acres to generate an exuberant display across the seasons.

Veddw Open Days

Sun 5 Sep 2021

Discover two acres of ornamental garden and two acres of woodland. A favourite part with visitors and gardeners wanting a break from looking at weeds is the dramatic reflecting pool.

Nant-Y-Bedd Garden Open Days

Fri 10 - Sun 12 Sep 2021

We will be open for visitors on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm until 6pm throughout July, August and September (and August Bank Holiday Monday)

Nant-Y-Bedd Garden Open Days

Fri 17 - Sun 19 Sep 2021

We will be open for visitors on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm until 6pm throughout July, August and September (and August Bank Holiday Monday)

Rare Plant Fair

Sun 19 Sep 2021

An historic listed garden & arboretum. The tumbling Rhyd-y-meirch stream, which runs through the garden, was used by the ancestor of the current owners to create ponds, cascades, rills & yet another stream within the 15 acre private grounds

Welsh Dragon