Active visitors of all ages staying in holiday cottages in Monmouth will find an exciting array of adventure activities within a short drive.
Monmouth Canoe & Activity Centre
Take to the water to appreciate the breathtaking scenery along the stunning Wye river valley. Hire modern canoes or kayaks to explore up to 100 miles starting at Glasbury and passing through the ‘book town’ of Hay on Wye, past Bredwardine, Hereford, Hoarwithy, Ross-on-Wye, Kerne Bridge at Goodrich, Symonds Yat or Monmouth as far as Tintern or guided, to Chepstow where the Wye meets back up with the River Severn.
Inspire 2 Adventure
Choose from an exciting selection of adventure activities taking place around Monmouth, Abergavenny, the Brecon Beacons and the Forest of Dean all within half an hour drive. Canoeing, climbing, abseiling, gorge scrambling, mountain biking, hill walking and orienteering are all available to get your adrenalin pumping.
Bailey Balloons (Raglan)
Get a whole new perspective on the Welsh countryside from the basket of a Bailey Balloon. Sip champagne and wonder at the stunning panorama as it unfolds. A unique way to explore the breathtaking Wye and Usk Valleys dotted with magnificent castles and impressive monastic ruins of Tintern Abbey.
A range of courses and activities on horses and ponies to suit all abilities is available at the village of Upper Redbrook with a network of bridleways in the Wye Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The Rolls of Monmouth Golf
Visitors are welcome to The Rolls, one of Wales’ top 30 golf courses set in spectacular countryside. The championship 18 hole course is enhanced by a magnificent 300 year old club house with superb facilities including a Golf Shop. Looking for a special Christmas present? Gift vouchers are available.
The Forest of Dean and the Brecon Beacons National Park are within a half an hour drive of Monmouth town, both fabulous destinations for fulfilling walking and mountain biking. Remember to pack stout footwear and suitable outdoor clothing.