We have listed some of the many attractions and activities that are particularly suited to families and children.
Steeped in history, renowned for its floral displays, Usk is a great base to explore Monmouthshire and the Usk Valley. Independent shops and lots of places to eat, drink and stay.
Attraction in or near Usk
Cycle Trail, Mountain & Road Bike Hire centre situated in the village of Parkend. A Cafe, serving real coffee, cake & icecream. A bike shop and workshop. Great quality bikes at competitive prices.
Attraction in or near Parkend
Cosy, country pottery offering pottery activities and classes, a warm welcome and add on group meals
Attraction in or near Symonds Yat
The history of the Forest from the Ice Age to present day; the Gruffalo woodland trail, a reconstructed Forester's cottage; a charcoal burner's camp; a woodland playground; cafe & gift shop.
Attraction in or near Cinderford
The Shire Hall in Monmouth is a beautiful, historic attraction, licensed for Weddings and public entertainment. Open daily for tours of the historic courtrooms and Tourist Information Service.
Attraction in or near Monmouth
Visit artists in their workshops and galleries during the annual Open Studios Event in the Forest of Dean, Wye Valley, along the Severn and Gloucester.
Attraction in or near Coleford
Owls, Eagles, Hawks, Falcons and Vultures flown daily whatever the weather. Gardens, Picnic Area, Café, Shop. Courses. Open every day Feb 1st – Nov 30th. 10.30am – 5.30pm or dusk if earlier.
Attraction in or near Newent
A late medieval castle dating from between the 15th and early 17th-centuries.
Attraction in or near Raglan
The oldest stone castle in Wales.
Attraction in or near Chepstow