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A region packed with historical interest, yet equally thriving

Welcome to Monmouthshire!

Whether it’s a weekend break to visit the Brecon Beacons National Park, days out with the children, a taste sensation at one of the countless food festivals or a meal at one of the Michelin-starred eateries, Monmouthshire has it all.

Whether your idea of the perfect day is exploring local arts and crafts, discovering the county’s magnificent castles and monuments or pounding the many walking trails to be found in this special part of Wales, it’s fair to say there is something for everyone, so check out our guide to the best things to do. In Monmouthshire, people take their food seriously. The picturesque county has gained the moniker ‘food capital of Wales’, and it’s not difficult to see why. There are countless first-class restaurants, amazing food festivals and inviting inns and tea rooms which are bursting with local produce. Shopaholic? With excellent shopping facilities across the county, it doesn’t get better than this so have a browse of our shopping guide. Monmouthshire’s cultural life is buzzing with museums, theatres, and galleries and live music venues. There are also hidden gems dotted across the region and not forgetting the cosy pubs where you can unwind after all that sightseeing!

Whatever it is you’re looking for in Monmouthshire, let our informative blogs help shape your travel plans!

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