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With castles and historic houses, great walking and cycling routes, welcoming hotels and artisan food and drink makers, Over the Bridge to Monmouthshire and Newport is a great day trip or short break - even during these challenging times.

To give you some ideas for what you can get up to, here are some recent blogs about the area - hope you enjoy reading them.


Camping near Chepstow

Cardiff Mummy Says enjoyed a weekend camping away from it all near Chepstow.

Tredegar House with a toddler

Isa Blog discovered what National Trust Tredegar House and Park has to offer for even the youngest children.

High Tea at The Angel

Miranda indulged in a magnificent High Tea with a wide range of teas to accompany the sweet and savory treats at the Angel Hotel in Abergavenny.

Insiders Guide to Newport

Darragh Mortell took Visit Wales around his home town of Newport.

Follow the Gilpin Tour

Lucy followed the Gilpin tour through the Wye Valley.

Bird watching at the Wetlands Centre

Heather enjoyed a bird watching session along the Wales Coast Path and at Newport Wetlands.

Explore Caerleon

Heather also explored the Roman remains of Caerleon.

Weekend Candy

In lockdown, Weekend Candy paid a virtual visit to the Wye Valley and had a taste of the brilliant produce created locally.

Compare Newport to Paris!

Monnow Valley Walk

This project has received funding via the Regional Tourism Engagement Fund (RTEF) and supported through the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and the Welsh Government, the Fund to improve the visitor experience and create stronger destinations by working together.

Welsh Dragon