Centred around the historic town of Monmouth, the region of Monmouthshire stretches from the Brecon Beacons all the way down to the coast, leaving a wide and varied landscape of gorgeous places for you to retreat to. Take a trip to the Brecon Beacons National Park or pick a cottage on the banks of the River Severn. You could stay in the shadow of Raglan Castle or hideaway in Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Why visit Monmouthshire?
Its varied landscape has something for everyone. With grand castles and ancient sites on offer as well as bustling towns and award-winning restaurants, you can choose to have a trip full of adventure and exploration or go away so you can entirely relax and unwind.
Things to do in Monmouthshire:
Castles here includes Raglan Castle, Caldicot Castle, Abergavenny Castle, Goodrich Castle, White Castle and more. Climb Sugar Loaf Mountain in the Brecon Beacons or check out the Big Pit National Coal Museum in Abergavenny. Visit the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo or take a cruise down the River Wye.
Why stay in a Monmouthshire cottage?
Throughout this spectacular region we have holiday cottages in Monmouthshire with hot tubs, terraces and pretty gardens for enjoying your morning coffee. You could explore this region with the family, get together with a large group for a special celebration or hide away in the hills with your partner for a romantic break.
Three must see things in Monmouthshire:
- An essential part of your trip has to be a visit to one of the many castles, try the famed Raglan Castle.
- Hike to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain or The Skirrid for incredible views.
- Venture into the gorgeous Wye Valley AONB, follow a cycle trail and stop at a tea room or award-winning restaurant.