Top 10 things to do in Monmouthshire

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  1. Chepstow Castle
    Chepstow Castle is a must-visit as the oldest post-Roman stone castle in the UK (with the oldest castle doors in Europe!). It is a beautifully preserved masterpiece of medieval engineering, perched high above the Wye Valley like a history lesson in stone.
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  2. Walking down the Sugarloaf
    Towering over Abergavenny, the Sugarloaf is an iconic mountain to climb in the Brecon Beacons with a fantastic walk taking you from the centre of town all the way to summit.
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  3. Roundhouse on Kymin
    A charming 18th-century Round House and Naval Temple standing proudly atop a prominent hill, the Kymin and its nine acres of pleasure grounds overlooks Monmouth and the beautiful Wye Valley.
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  4. Vineyards of Monmouthshire
    Vineyards & Welsh wine in Monmouthshire
  5. @em_wales Skirrid Fawr
    Enjoy stunning views over Monmouthshire and Abergavenny from the Skirrid Fawr (Big Skirrid), following a 2 hour (4 mile) circular route from the National Trust car park.
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  6. Raglan Castle
    Raglan Castle is an impressive fifteenth-century castle built by Sir William ap Thomas and his son William Herbert, remodelled by William Somerset, third earl of Worcester, 1549-89. Finest late Medieval fortress in Britain. On-site exhibitions.
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  7. Chepstow Racecourse
    Chepstow Racecourse has it all - beautiful countryside, a friendly charming atmosphere, and an impressive racing pedigree.
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  8. White Castle
    Imposing moated remains of twelfth-century castle, probably the work of Henry II. Substantially remodelled in the second half of the thirteenth century. The castle was held in common with Grosmont and Skenfrith.
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  9. Monnow Bridge
    Monnow Bridge in Monmouth, Wales, is the only remaining mediaeval fortified river bridge in Great Britain with its gate tower still standing in place.
    1. 1st Jan 202431st Dec 2024

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