This historic county town is a gorgeous destination on the edge of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and located at the meeting point of two rivers: River Monnow and River Wye. Claiming to be the ‘Food Capital of Wales, it’s a lovely place to travel with the family, to celebrate a special occasion with a large group of friends or to escape with a loved one for a romantic weekend break.
Why visit Monmouth?
Stay here for the stunning natural scenery and historic sites which include Monmouth Castle, Shire Hall, The Kymin. You could seclude yourself away in a rural country cottage or find accommodation by one of the lovely rivers that pass through the town.
Things to do in Monmouth:
With gardens, galleries and vineyards to visit, you’re in for a jam-packed retreat. Sail or canoe down the river, venture into the Lady Park Nature Reserve to spot local wildlife or take the kids up to the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo. Spend the evening dining in one of the award-winning restaurants.
Why stay in a Monmouth cottage?
It’s a spectacular region and perfect if you are after sweeping views and great entertainment while on your holidays. Our holiday cottages in Monmouth are scattered throughout the countryside and make for delightful seclude getaways for privacy in rural South Wales.
Three must see things in Monmouth:
- Snap a photo at the medieval stone gated bridge, claiming to be the only one of its type in Britain.
- Take a walk around the ruins of the Monmouth Castle.
- Dine at one of Monmouth’s Michelin Star restaurants.