Monmouthshire: The Food Capital of Wales
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From the Brecon Beacons and Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, to formidable castles, Roman Towns and magnificent gardens. Enjoy our beautiful landscape at your own pace. Then find out why we’re the Food Capital of Wales at our bustling market towns, award winning vineyards, Michelin starred restaurants and the renowned Abergavenny Food Festival.
What's on Offer
Places to Visit
From the heights of the Brecon Beacons National Park to the wooded valley floor of the River Wye, Monmouthshire has a wide variety of places to visit in its compact location. With many historic market towns dotted across the county, you can always be assured of finding something exciting to do, tasty to eat or interesting to explore.
Monmouthshire is known as the Food Capital of Wales for a reason, namely its fantastic food and drink. You can find Michelin-starred and award winning restaurants helmed by famous chefs, fantastic tea rooms and cafes using local produce, and the best local producers offering their products direct.
Conference & Business Facilities
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Choosing a place to stay for a holiday in Wales is an important decision. It needs to be a holiday home from home. Clean. Comfortable. Well equipped. And that’s before you consider location, location, location. Fortunately, Monmouthshire is a compact destination so you’ll be able to lie back and relax, safe in the knowledge that there’s plenty of time later on to get out and about.
Monmouthshire is served by an excellent road system which provides fast, easy access. The M4 and M48 skirt the southern edge while the A40 runs through the middle of the area. From London and the south of England use the M4 and the Second Severn Crossing or for Chepstow, Tintern & the Wye Valley branch off just past Bristol onto the M48 and cross the original Severn Bridge. From south west England use the M5, then M4/M48. From the Midlands and northern England use the M6, M5, M50 and A40. For the latest traffic information on trunk roads and motorways in Wales, visit traffic-wales.com.
Mainline railway stations are located at Newport, Severn Tunnel Junction, Caldicot, Chepstow and Abergavenny with regular services to and from London (in under 2 hours), Cardiff, Plymouth, Birmingham and Manchester Piccadilly.
There are ferry connections from mainland Europe to the UK’s south and east coasts and from Ireland to ports in Wales.
The international airports of Cardiff, Bristol and Birmingham are all within easy travelling distance of the Wye Valley & Vale of Usk. London Heathrow is a two hour drive along the M4 whilst all airports named here have direct public transport links to the national rail and coach networks.