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Whats on in Monmouthshire?

Enjoy a relaxing break at the Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel whilst visiting the beautiful Monmouthshire countryside....

Our Reception staff will be pleased to offer guidance on places of interest locally to ensure that your visit to Monmouthshire is truly memorable...


Places to visit in and around Monmouthshire

Whilst staying at the Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel, you may wish to explore some of the many local activities and places of interest..

Tintern Abbey : 
The Cistercian abbey of Tintern is one of the greatest monastic ruins of Wales.
Just off the A466 4m N of Chepstow, Monmouthshire, South Wales
Tel: 01291 689251

Usk Castle  :
Usk Castle is located immediately to the north of the town on a hill overlooking the streets and main Tywn square, a short walk from the Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel

Usk Farmers' Market  :
Memorial Hall, Maryport Street, Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 1LH 
Times: 10am-1pm   - 1st & 3rd Saturday each month.  

Usk Rural Life Museum  :
The Malt Barn, New Market Street, Usk, Monmouthshire, NP15 1AU.  Telephone 01291 673777 

Monmouth Canoe & Activity Centre :
Canoe and kayak hire on the River Wye  Tel: 01600 713461

Ancre Hill Vineyard
A stunning Vineyard situated in the heart of The Wye Valley  Tel: 01600 714152

Llancaiach Fawr Manor (Gelligaer Road, Nelson, Treharris CF46 6ER
Experience evryday life in the 17th century in the company of the servants of the Manor.  Modern visitor centre facilities, exhibition, cafe/restaurant and shop.
Tel: 01443 412248

Blaenavon World Heritage Centre (Church Road, Blaenavon, Torfaen NP4 9AS
Enjoy interactive exhibitions telling the story of the World Heritage Site.  Visit the art gallery, cafe and gift shop.
Tel: 01495 742333

Blaenavon Ironworks (Nr Brecon Beacons National Park, Blaenavon, Gwent NP4 9RN)
South Wales's industrial history is celebrated at this revealing site, one of Europe's best preserved 18th century ironworks located in the former iron and coal producing town of Blaenavon.
Tel: 01495 792615

Gelligaer Roman Fort (Church Road, Gellligaer, Nr Ystrad Mynach)
The Romans and Silures fought over this area - this site helps you to explore and to interpret the 'lumps and bumps' that hide in the Gelligaer Fort.
Tel: 01443 821322

Penderyn Distillery Visitor Centre (Penderyn, Nr. Aberdare, CF44 0SX
Learn for yourself the history of whisky making in Wales as well as more general Welsh history in the exhibition centre.  See the still and bottling line where we produce one of the world's finest whiskies.  Finish off your visit in the tasting room where you can experience a range of spirits.
Tel: 01685 810651

Greenmeadow Community Farm (Greenforge Way, Cwmbran, NP44 5AJ)
A  working farm for over 250 years, we have a wide range of animals which you can come and meet up close.  Our cosy farmhouse cafe offers kids favourites and a selection of homemade specials.
Tel:01633 647662

Bryn Bach Park (Merthyr Road, Tredegar NP22 3AY)
Parc Bryn Bach offer 340 acres of woodland lakes and pasture with picnic areas, playground, orienteering courses, caravan and campsite, fishing, wind-surfing. model boat and flying clubs, BMX mountain biking, bike hire and a 9-hole golf course to name but a few!
Tel: 01495 711816

Techniquest Science Discovery Centre (Stuart Street, Cardiff CF10 5BW)
Sensational science every visit!  There are more than 120 interactive exhibits across two floors at this waterfront centre - from huge contraptions to challenging puzzles.
Tel: 02920 475475




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