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  1. Raglan Castle
    Remains of 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.
  2. Chepstow Castle
    Beautifully preserved Chepstow Castle is a history lesson in stone. A massive and mighty medieval fortress. Spectacular River Wye setting. Impressive exhibition with life-size models.
    1. Abergavenny Castle
      Abergavenny Museum is open every day 11am - 4pm (except Wednesdays). The castle grounds are open 11am - 4pm every day. We look forward to welcoming you!
      1. Caldicot Castle
        Visit Caldicot Castle in its beautiful setting of tranquil gardens and a wooded country park. Founded by the Normans, developed in royal hands as a stronghold in the Middle Ages and restored as a Victorian family home.
        1. Usk Castle
          Usk Castle nestles on a promontory overlooking the lovely town of Usk, hidden from sight most of the time, but just waiting for you to explore the ruins.
          1. Monmouth Castle
            Castle established by William Fitz Osbern in the late 11th century. The remains of the great hall date to the first half of the 12th century. Later remodelled by the Lancasters. Birthplace of Henry V.
            1. Grosmont Castle
              Substantial remains of thirteenth-century castle of Hubert de Burgh, raised on an earlier motte. It was later remodelled by the house of Lancaster.
              1. Skenfrith Castle
                One of the 'Three Castles' held in common ownership, with Grosmont and White Castle.
                1. 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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                    Church

                    Address

                    Penallt Old Church, Penallt, The Rhadyr, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 4SE

                    Telephone

                    07495 445807

                    The Rhadyr, Monmouth

                    Penallt Old Church is the oldest building in the village. The focal point of the parish even for those who rarely worship in it. Visible from miles around it is a spiritual refuge for the local parishioners and the many who use the footpaths that…

                    Add Penallt Old Church to your Itinerary

                  2. Type

                    Type:

                    Church

                    Address

                    Monmouth Road, Tintern, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 6SE

                    Telephone

                    01594 530080

                    Chepstow

                    Whatever your faith , we welcome you to enjoy the tranquility of our church, a place of quiet reflection, where you join the many who have passed through it's doors over 13 centuries in fellowship and peace.

                    Add St Michaels Church to your Itinerary

                  3. Type

                    Type:

                    Church

                    Address

                    St Mary's Priory, Upper Church St, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 5HU

                    Telephone

                    01594 530080

                    Chepstow

                    St Mary's Priory has been a centre for prayer and worship for over 950 years. St Mary's Priory is open each day as a blessing to the community. Please feel free to enter and just be.

                    Add St. Mary's Priory, Chepstow to your Itinerary

                  4. Type

                    Type:

                    Castle

                    Address

                    White Castle, Llantilio Crosenny, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 8UD

                    Telephone

                    0300 025 6000

                    Abergavenny

                    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.

                    Add White Castle (Cadw) to your Itinerary

                  5. Type

                    Type:

                    Castle

                    Address

                    Monmouth Castle, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 3BS

                    Telephone

                    0300 025 6000

                    Monmouth

                    Castle established by William Fitz Osbern in the late 11th century. The remains of the great hall date to the first half of the 12th century. Later remodelled by the Lancasters. Birthplace of Henry V.

                    Add Monmouth Castle (Cadw) to your Itinerary

                  6. Type

                    Type:

                    Church

                    Address

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

                    Telephone

                    01600712202

                    Monmouth

                    Founded in 1835, Monmouth Methodist Church is one of Monmouth’s architectural “hidden gems”.

                    Add Monmouth Methodist Church to your Itinerary

                  7. Type

                    Type:

                    Church

                    Address

                    Church of St Stephen & St Tathan, Pound Lane, Caerwent, Caldicot, Monmouthshire, NP26 5AY

                    Telephone

                    07813 264429

                    Caerwent, Caldicot

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

                    Add Church of St Stephen & St Tathan to your Itinerary

                  8. Type

                    Type:

                    Heritage Centre

                    Address

                    Old Station Tintern, Tintern, Monmouthshire, NP16 7NX

                    Telephone

                    01291 689566

                    Tintern

                    The Old Station nestles beside the River Wye in the heart of the Wye Valley in Tintern. This idyllic 10 – acre site boasts the best of what Monmouthshire has to offer.

                    Add Old Station Tintern to your Itinerary

                  9. Type

                    Type:

                    Castle

                    Address

                    Goodrich, ROSS-ON-WYE, Herefordshire, HR9 6HY

                    Telephone

                    01600 890538

                    ROSS-ON-WYE

                    Come and relive the turbulent history of Goodrich Castle with our free audio and then climb to the battlements for breathtaking views over the Wye Valley. Finally, enjoy a selection of homemade drinks and snacks in the castle café.

                    Add Goodrich Castle to your Itinerary

                  10. Type

                    Type:

                    Church

                    Address

                    St Michael and All Angels', Chepstow Road, Gwernesney, Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 1HE

                    Telephone

                    +44 (0)204 520 4458

                    Gwernesney, Usk

                    This diminutive Grade I listed church dates from the 13th century, and is said to house the oldest bells in Monmouthshire.

                    Add St Michael and All Angels', Gwernesney to your Itinerary

                  11. Type

                    Type:

                    Church

                    Address

                    St David's Church, Llangeview, Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 1NF

                    Telephone

                    0204 520 4458

                    Usk

                    Ancient church in an almost circular churchyard, with a 15th century rood beam and loft, and a wealth of 18th-century woodwork

                    Add St David's Church, Llangeview to your Itinerary

                  12. Type

                    Type:

                    Roman Remains

                    Address

                    Caerwent, Caldicot, Monmouthshire, NP26 5BA

                    Telephone

                    01443 336000

                    Caldicot

                    An archaeologist’s paradise. Tribal capital of the Silures (Venta Silurum) - impressive fourth-century walls standing up to 17 feet (5.2m) high. Excavated houses, forum-basilica and a Romano-British temple also remain.

                    Add Caerwent Roman Town to your Itinerary

                  13. Address

                    Coed Y Bwnydd, Bettws Newydd, Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 1JS

                    Telephone

                    01874625515

                    Usk

                    Coed y Bwnydd is the largest and possibly best-preserved Iron Age hill fort in Monmouthshire, with a history of human involvement stretching back more than 2,000 years.

                    Add Coed Y Bwnydd Hill Fort & Woodlands to your Itinerary

                  14. Type

                    Type:

                    Castle

                    Address

                    Chepstow Castle, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 5EY

                    Telephone

                    03000 252239

                    Chepstow

                    Beautifully preserved Chepstow Castle is a history lesson in stone. A massive and mighty medieval fortress. Spectacular River Wye setting. Impressive exhibition with life-size models.

                    Add Chepstow Castle (Cadw) to your Itinerary

                  15. Type

                    Type:

                    Religious Site

                    Address

                    Tintern, Tintern, Monmouthshire, NP16 6SF

                    Tintern

                    The ruins of St. Mary's Church are on the hill above the Abbey Hotel and originally served the Parish of Chapel Hill at the southern end of Tintern.

                    Add St. Mary's Church to your Itinerary

                  16. Type

                    Type:

                    Historic Site

                    Address

                    Monnow Gate and Bridge, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 3EG

                    Telephone

                    01600 775257

                    Monmouth

                    Monnow Bridge in Monmouth, Wales, is the only remaining mediaeval fortified river bridge in Great Britain with its gate tower still standing in place.

                    Add Monnow Gate and Bridge to your Itinerary

                  17. Type

                    Type:

                    Church

                    Address

                    St Peter's Church, Llanwenarth Citra, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 7EP

                    Telephone

                    01873 857392

                    Abergavenny

                    St Peter’s Church is a small country church in a beautiful setting in the Usk valley just outside Abergavenny. The Church is open everyday with volunteers taking it in turns to open it daily. We have a service every Sunday morning at 10am and…

                    Add St. Peter's Church of Llanwenarth Citra to your Itinerary

                  18. Type

                    Type:

                    Heritage Centre

                    Address

                    Black Rock Picnic Site, Black Rock Road, Monmouthshire, NP26 5TP

                    Telephone

                    01633 880494

                    Black Rock Road

                    The lave net fishermen of Black Rock promote the fishery as a heritage site and invite all to enjoy this last remaining welsh severn estuary salmon fishery which can be watched quite safely from the picnic site.

                    Add Black Rock Lave Net Heritage Fishery to your Itinerary

                  19. Type

                    Type:

                    Historic Site

                    Address

                    Agincourt Square, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 3DY

                    Telephone

                    01600 775257

                    Monmouth

                    Shire Hall is a former Court of Assizes and Quarter Sessions in the centre of Monmouth, South Wales. It is a Grade I listed, classically designed building in Agincourt Square at the top of Monnow Street.

                    Add Shire Hall, Monmouth to your Itinerary

                  20. Type

                    Type:

                    Church

                    Address

                    Church of St Nicholas, Trellech, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 4PZ

                    Telephone

                    01600 860662

                    Monmouth

                    St Nicholas' Church in Trellech is an historic site in the heart of the Wye Valley between Monmouth & Chepstow.

                    Add Church of St Nicholas, Trellech to your Itinerary

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