St Dwynwen's Day

Our top 10 most loved experiences

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  1. 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.
  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. 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.
      1. 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.
      2. 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.
      3. 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.
      4. Tintern Abbey
        Cistercian abbey, founded in 1131 in the beautiful Wye valley village of Tintern. Remarkably complete abbey church rebuilt in the later thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, with extensive remains of cloister and associated monastic buildings.
        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.
          1. Cute Farm Experience
            Private Tailor Made Farm Experiences in Monmouthshire with friendly, cute animals! Private appointments only.
            1. 1st Jan 202231st Dec 2022

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