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Countryside Visitor Sites in Monmouthshire

MonLife Countryside manage a wide variety of countryside sites including picnic sites, nature reserves, country parks, historical sites, common land, riverside meadows and woodland.

For more information, or if you spot any issues at our sites, please contact the MonLife Countryside Department: Countryside@monmouthshire.gov.uk.

Full list of Countryside Visitor Sites

Warren Slade

Chepstow 01633 644850

Woodland in Thornwell on the southeast edge of Chepstow. With dramatic views on top of cliffs at the lower end of The River Wye Gorge at Chepstow.

 
 
 
Old Station Tintern

Chepstow 01291 689566

Built as a Victorian country railway station, the Old Station, Tintern is a charming site to visit for a quiet relaxing day out or to start your walk in the beautiful Wye Valley.

 
 
 
Rogiet Countryside Park

Caldicot 01633 644850

Countryside managed park on the Gwent Levels.

 
 
 
Black Rock Picnic Site

Chepstow 01291 623772

A great site to rest your legs offering panoramic views of the Severn Estuary and both Severn Bridge Crossings, it also offers parking if you wish to base yourself here.

 
 
 
Castle Meadows

Abergavenny 01633 644850

In the centre of Abergavenny, easily accessible from the town centre. Some 20 hectares of riverside meadow, next to the River Usk, with bordering trees, small copses, streams and ponds.

 
 
 
Caldicot Country Park

Caldicot 01291 420241

Roam across the 55 acres that make up Caldicot Country Park. There are large areas of woodland, a reach of the River Nedern, and pleasant open parkland to enjoy.

 
 
 
Goytre Hall Wood

Abergavenny 01633 644850

This site is 3.5 hectares of gently undulating broad-leaved woodland, set amongst a similarly flowing farmscape of small fields and woods

 
 
 
Abbey Tintern Furnace

Tintern 01633 644850

This site contains the excavated and part restored remains of a 17th century ironworks, a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Located in the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

 
 
 
Llanfoist Crossing

Abergavenny 01633 644850

The site is a pedestrian and cycle access point to the old Railway Line and by foot to the Iron Mountain Trail from Llanfoist Wharf through the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site.

 
 

Circular Walks from Countryside Visitor Sites

Welsh Dragon