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Half Term in Monmouthshire

Half term (and a bank holiday!) is upon us again and the weather is looking good here in Monmouthshire. We have lots of great places to visit from castles to museums, over 70 circular walks around the county, plenty of outdoor spaces to enjoy and even a few events! 

We've also put together some lists of our top ideas for what to do this week.

All events over half term in Monmouthshire

Mione Open Garden

Mione, Old Hereford Road, Llanvihangel Crucorney, Abergvanenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 7LB

Fri 25 Jun 2021

Beautiful garden with a wide variety of established plants, many rare and unusual. Pergola with climbing roses and clematis. Wildlife pond with many newts, insects and frogs. Numerous containers with diverse range of planting.

Caldicot Street Food Festival

Caldicot, Caldicot, NP26 4HU

Fri 25 Jun 2021

Join us on Friday 25th June in Caldicot Town Centre from 5pm until late. Enjoy Hot Food, Cold alcohol and quality musicians.

Usk Open Gardens 2021

Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 1AU

Sat 26 - Sun 27 Jun 2021

Winner of Wales in Bloom for 40 years, Usk's floral colour is a wonderful backdrop to the gardens. Around 10 private gardens will be open, including the private gardens around the ramparts at Usk Castle.

Trengrove House Open Garden

Trengrove House, Trengrove House, Nantydery, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 9DP

Sun 27 Jun 2021

Garden designer's own 'single-handed' 2½ acre country garden developed over 18 yrs along 'right plant, right place' lines. Informal borders planted for a range of conditions with interesting and some unusual shrubs and trees.

Wye Valley Sculpture Garden Open Days

Wye Valley Sculpture Garden, Wye Valley Sculpture Garden, The Nurtons, Tintern, Monmouthshire, NP16 7NX

Sun 27 Jun 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.

Flat Racing

Chepstow Racecourse, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, info@chepstow-racecourse.co.uk, NP16 6BE

Tue 29 Jun 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.

Abergavenny Antique, Vintage & Flea Market

Abergavenny Market Hall, 61 Cross Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 5HD

Wed 30 Jun 2021

Abergavenny Antique, Vintage & Flea Market comes around every WEDNESDAY 8 til 4.

Trengrove House Open Garden

Trengrove House, Trengrove House, Nantydery, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 9DP

Thu 1 Jul 2021

Garden designer's own 'single-handed' 2½ acre country garden developed over 18 yrs along 'right plant, right place' lines. Informal borders planted for a range of conditions with interesting and some unusual shrubs and trees.

Mione Open Garden

Mione, Old Hereford Road, Llanvihangel Crucorney, Abergvanenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 7LB

Fri 2 Jul 2021

Beautiful garden with a wide variety of established plants, many rare and unusual. Pergola with climbing roses and clematis. Wildlife pond with many newts, insects and frogs. Numerous containers with diverse range of planting.

Mione Open Garden

Mione, Old Hereford Road, Llanvihangel Crucorney, Abergvanenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 7LB

Sun 4 Jul 2021

Beautiful garden with a wide variety of established plants, many rare and unusual. Pergola with climbing roses and clematis. Wildlife pond with many newts, insects and frogs. Numerous containers with diverse range of planting.

Trengrove House Open Garden

Trengrove House, Trengrove House, Nantydery, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 9DP

Sun 4 Jul 2021

Garden designer's own 'single-handed' 2½ acre country garden developed over 18 yrs along 'right plant, right place' lines. Informal borders planted for a range of conditions with interesting and some unusual shrubs and trees.

Birch Tree Well

Birch Tree Well, Birch Tree Well, Upper Ferry Road, Penallt, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 4AN

Sun 4 Jul 2021

Situated in the heart of the Lower Wye Valley, amongst the ancient habitat of woodland, rocks and streams. These 3 acres are shared with deer, badgers and foxes.

Veddw Open Days

Veddw House Garden, Veddw House, The Fedw, Devauden, Monmouthshire, NP16 6PH

Sun 4 Jul 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

Wye Valley Sculpture Garden, Wye Valley Sculpture Garden, The Nurtons, Tintern, Monmouthshire, NP16 7NX

Sun 4 Jul 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.

Abergavenny Antique, Vintage & Flea Market

Abergavenny Market Hall, 61 Cross Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 5HD

Wed 7 Jul 2021

Abergavenny Antique, Vintage & Flea Market comes around every WEDNESDAY 8 til 4.

Open Day

Monmouth Methodist Church, Monmouth Methodist Church, 16A St James St, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 3DL

Wed 7 Jul 2021

For the first time since its Foundation stone was laid in 1835, Monmouth Methodist Church is opening its doors to visitors each Wednesday afternoon from Wednesday 7 July to Wednesday 25 August.

Flat Racing

Chepstow Racecourse, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, info@chepstow-racecourse.co.uk, NP16 6BE

Fri 9 Jul 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.

Abergavenny Craft Fair

Abergavenny Market Hall, 61 Cross Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 5HD

Sat 10 Jul 2021

Abergavenny Craft Fair is on the second Saturday of every month. There's always loads of hand made gifts from jewellery, cards, knitting, wood sculptures, glass work and artwork. Plus we have general stalls as well.

Street Food Saturday

Silver Circle Distillery, Silver Circle Distillery, Catbrook, Tintern, Monmouthshire, NP16 6UL

Sat 10 Jul 2021

Welcome to Street Food Saturday, our summer food and drink event series. Every second Saturday of the month (from May to September) we have invited a different street food trader to 'pop up' at the distillery for the day.

Bryngwyn Manor Open Garden

Bryngwyn Manor, Bryngwyn Manor, Raglan, Monmouthshire, NP15 2JH

Sun 11 Jul 2021

3 acres. Bee and wildlife friendly. Winter Snowdrops, Daffodil walk, mature trees, walled parterre garden, mixed borders, lawns, ponds and shrubbery. All areas of the garden can be accessed without steps although the ground is uneven.

Places to Visit

Welsh Dragon