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  1. Winter in Monmouthshire
    Winter & Christmas in Monmouthshire, the Wye Valley & South-East Wales.
  2. Tintern from Offa's Dyke

    See our favourite walks from the upcoming Chepstow Walking Festival

  3. Dragon's Breath in Monmouthshire
    Dragon's Breath (Cloud Inversion) in Monmouthshire, the Brecon Beacons & the Wye Valley.
  4. Food at the Whitebrook

    The Walnut Tree and The Whitebrook retain their Michelin stars for 2024, with The Whitebrook also achieving a coveted Michelin Green Star.

  5. Black Bear Inn Food

    Congratulations to the Black Bear Inn near Usk on being ranked the best Gastropub in Wales (and one of the top 100 in the UK) on the annual Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropub list.

Things To Do Highlights

New Grove View (Roger James)

New Grove Meadows are found at the top of the Wye Valley ridge near Trellech, offering spectacular…

Strawberry Cottage Wood (Gabi Horup)

A tranquil and secluded ancient oak woodland, home to stunning woodland flowers, charismatic…

Melville Centre

The Melville Centre for the Arts is a community venue with a focus on the performing Arts. The…

Church of St Stephen & St Tathan

This is perhaps one of the earliest Christian sites in the county, possibly in Wales

Warren Slade

Woodland in Thornwell on the southeast edge of Chepstow. With dramatic views on top of cliffs at…

Hen Gwrt Moated Site

Probably a manorial site belonging to the bishops of Llandaff in the thirteenth and fourteenth…

@dickie.dai.do

Medieval church first mentioned in c1100 but likely 14th century in origin.

Glebe House

Visit Glebe House garden.

Apple County Cider Orchard

Apple County Cider is based near Skenfrith in Monmouthshire. The farm grows cider apples &…

Prisk Wood, Spring walk (Hamish Blair) (4)

Prisk Wood is a six hectare ancient woodland high up in the Wye Valley.

Monmouth Savoy

The Monmouth Savoy is a listed building that has been a centre of community life and entertainment…

Monmouth Leisure Centre

Climb to new heights with Monmouth Premier Play Centre, featuring an exciting 3 storey, action pack…

Exterior of Llanvihangel Court

Llanvihangel Court is a Tudor manor house set on the edge of the beautiful Black Mountains and the…

Old Station Tintern

The Old Station nestles beside the River Wye in the heart of the Wye Valley in Tintern. This…

Rogiet Countryside Park

A free entry countryside park on the Gwent Levels, managed by Monmouthshire Countryside Service.

Craft Renaissance Gallery

Established in 2001, Craft Renaissance is a collective of independent businesses based in a…

Abbey Tintern Furnace

Abbey Tintern Furnace contains the excavated and part restored remains of a 17th century ironworks,…

Grosmont Castle

Substantial remains of thirteenth-century castle of Hubert de Burgh, raised on an earlier motte. It…

Keeper's Pond

The Keeper’s Pond, also known as Pen-ffordd-goch Pond or the Forge Pond, is situated near Pwll Du,…

St. Bridget's Church, Skenfrith

St. Bridget’s is an ancient church, consecrated in 1207, which has seen the worship of God through…

Linda Vista Gardens

Linda Vista Gardens is a small public park next to Castle Meadows, with easy access to Abergavenny…

Amazing Alpacas

Amazing Alpacas is a farm specialising in breeding these beautiful and enchanting South American…

St. Mary's Chepstow

St Mary's Priory has been a centre for prayer and worship for over 950 years. St Mary's Priory is…

Abbey Mill

Set amidst breathtaking scenery and situated on the banks of the River Wye in the original mill…

Events coming up in Monmouthshire

Catrin Finch

Catrin Finch harp

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27th February 2024
Claude Monet, Water Lilies, 1906. The Art Institute of Chicago

This fabulous film which combines so beautifully the delights of glorious gardens and wonderful…

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29th February 2024
montage of choirs

Feast of choral music in the heart of Monmouthshire

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29th February 2024-3rd March 2024
Usk Farmers Market

A fabulous market running every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 9.30am-12pm

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Skirrid Mountain Inn

Dare you experience a night in the UKs most haunted pub?

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26th April 2024
Wales Outdoor Walk

If you love history, legends, and nature, this guided walk near Monmouth in the Wye Valley is for…

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2nd March 2024-30th November 2024
Penterry Church

A 5 mile (8 km) walk from St. Arvans through lanes and fields up to Porthcasseg and Penterry Church…

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3rd March 2024
Aberlaugh title with smile underneath

Popular Abergavenny comedy club presents a special night of Comedy at the Borough as part of a new…

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7th March 2024
Roses

This course will give an overview of different roses, their care, and pruning requirements.

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7th March 2024
Spring Food Fair

A brand new Spring Food Fair is coming to Abergavenny and we'd love to see you there! FREE ENTRY.

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9th March 2024
Crickhowell Walking Festival

A week of guided walks for all ages and abilities in and around the Black Mountains - part of the…

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9th March 2024-17th March 2024
Rose Dome

Learn all about perennial staking techniques and how to construct a climbing rose dome at Highfield…

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9th March 2024
mediitation workshop catbrook

Come and try different forms of meditation to see what suits you! No previous experience needed.…

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9th March 2024
Afternoon Tea at Llandegfedd Lake

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea £26.95 per person (£12.95 per child) With its stunning views and warm…

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10th March 2024
Abergavenny Baker Kitchen

Learn how to bake French breads with The Abergavenny Baker. You'll bake rustic fougasse and crusty…

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12th March 2024

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22nd June 2024
Navigation_course

Beginner navigation day in Monmouth and the Wye Valley

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12th March 2024

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11th July 2024
Martin Simpson with guitar

Universally known as the finest acoustic and slideguitarists ever, Martin is equally at home…

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13th March 2024
Propogation

A theoretical and practical course covering numerous methods of plant propagation and seed sowing…

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14th March 2024
newport ship

Enjoy a fascinating talk all about The Newport Medieval Ship at Catbrook Village Hall.

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15th March 2024
Owen Money poster, detailing acts

Owen Money is back with another talent packed live show featuring the music of his popular weekend…

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15th March 2024
Clydach Ironworks

Join Monmouthshire Countryside for a FREE 5 mile (8 km) guided walk through the Clydach Valley. 

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16th March 2024
A photograph of the award winning string quartet - The Marmen Quartet

Join the award winning Marmen Quartet for an evening of wonderful chamber music.

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16th March 2024
St Patrick's Raceday

Enjoy a phenomenal atmosphere filled with plenty of Irish cheer. Sink a Guinness and enjoy the…

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17th March 2024
Image of Ann Cleeves

An Evening with Ann Cleeves in conversation with Alis Hawkins

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18th March 2024

Accommodation Highlights

Birdsong Cottage

Birdsong Cottage is a beautiful holiday cottage in a secluded valley in the heart of…

Old Schoolhouse

Built in 1877 and recently lovingly restored, this charming example of a Victorian headmaster’s…

Red Sky at Night Campsite

Red Sky at Night Campsite is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of day to day life…

Cromwell's Hideaway

Hi we are Karen and Dave and we would like to welcome you to Cromwell’s Hideaway, it is our piece…

Ty Gardd

Great House Hideaways offers two unique cabins in the heart of the Monmouthshire countryside near…

Forest Retreats

Hill Farm is a 15-acre smallholding overlooking the Wye Valley, comprising beautiful woodlands,…

Croeso/ Welcome

Enjoy the comfort and convenience of Old Rectory Barn. All bedrooms are en suite. Follow local…

Franky's Hideout

Welcome to Franky's Hideout This beautiful shepherds hut has everything you could wish for!

The Ferns

'The Ferns' B&B is situated in the pretty village of Llandenny set in the heart of the beautiful…

Clare's Cottage

A beautiful cottage located in an area of outstanding natural beauty nestled between the Wye Valley…

Coach & Horses Caerwent

The Coach and Horses Inn is a 17th century Inn located in Caerwent, Monmouthshire, South Wales.

The Rising Sun

Mathew & Tracey purchased The Rising Sun in July 2009 and some alteration have been carried out,…

Parva Farmhouse

Old stone 17th C. farmhouse offering superb views of the River Wye and Valley. Cosy, informal…

Cae Deini

Cae Deini

View from Caer Llan

Caer Llan is a large country house set in 25 acres of garden, field and woodland in the designated…

Bridge Inn Llanfoist

The Bridge Inn at Llanfoist, known as “The Bridge” is a small privately owned pub perched on the…

Usk Castle Knights

You can’t get any closer to history – this imaginative glamping is in the grounds of Usk Castle.

The Rising Sun

Welcome to The Rising Sun Pub, Restaurant, award winning Bed and Breakfast with a family friendly…

Wye Valley Hotel

The Wye Valley Hotel is a small, friendly, family-run country inn sited in Tintern – a charming…

The Willows Double Bedroom

The Willows is a quiet country house tucked away at the end of a small private hamlet, situated…

Beacon Park Cottages

Our three cottages are nestled around Llanfoist Wharf on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, near…

Glen Yr Afon

On the edge of this delightful old market town, Glen Yr Afon, a unique Victorian villa, offers all…

The Wild Hare Inn

We have a selection of bedrooms in our main house and our beautiful garden rooms each offering…

Maple Holiday Home

Maple Holiday Home is a brand new, two double bedroom holiday home situated in a quiet suburb of…

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