There are so many places to eat locally and things to do if you want to explore.

A few of the restaurants we like are:

Posh night out or that special lunch £££
The Hardwick Abergavenny
The Whitebrook Monmouth
The Stonemill Rockfield
The Walnut Tree Abergavenny

Mid range for lunch or dinner ££
The Angel Abergavenny
The Felin Fach Griffin Brecon
The Vine Tree Llangattock
The Black Bear Bettws Newydd
Restaurant 1861 Monmouth

Affordable meals for all pockets £
The Bear Crickhowell
The Foxhunter Inn Nantyderry
The Beaufort Raglan
Nantyffin Cider Mill Inn Crickhowell
The Chapel Café Abergavenny
The Hunter’s Moon   Llangattock Lingoed

Other glamping options if the Stripy Bothy is not available or it doesn’t fit the bill:
We really love what Helen and James are doing at Penhein Estate, brilliantly designed canvas cabins with great views of the Severn Estuary. Check out their amazing offering here

Local businesses we support:
The Post Office Dingestow
The supermarket (Nisa) in Raglan
Neil James butcher in Raglan
Old-Lands farm shop in Dingestow

It’s a bit wet out there, what to do?
Big Pit for being a miner for a day
Big Pit
Amazing caves for stalactites (and mites)
Dan yr Ogof Caves
Other amazing caves (can’t have too much of a good thing)
Clearwell Caves
A day amongst books and antiques
What’s going on in the Wye Valley?
Wye Valley

Want to be taken for a ride (on a horse):
Triley Fields Equestrian Centre

Castles, Abbeys and other old stuff:
Tintern Abbey
Raglan Castle
White Castle near Llantilio Crossenny

Being energetic with water
Fancy some wild swimming? Try the river at Skenfrith castle or The Keeper’s Pond at Blaenavon.
Skenfrith Castle
The Keeper’s Pond

Or stay on the water, or maybe not, in a canoe or kayak at Symonds Yat or Monmouth.
Symonds Yat