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The Shire Hall

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


The Shire Hall is a magnificent Grade 1* listed building right in the heart of Monmouth.

Built in 1724 as the Court of Assizes and Quarter sessions, the building has been refurbished to a very high standard.

The Shire Hall is available to hire for Weddings, Conferences, functions and events.

We have:

  • A lift to all floors
  • Rapid wi-fi connections
  • Catering facilities.

The Reception area also incorporates a Visitor Information area and retail section, selling local gifts and providing free leaflets to visitors to the area.

The history and heritage of this very important building has not been lost – visitors can step back in time to the famous Chartist Trials of 1840 in Courtroom number 1 and visit the prisoners in the basement holding cells.

Opening Times

10am - 4pm, 7 days a week


  • Attraction
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Families
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Heritage
  • Museum
  • Rainy Days
  • Venue approved for civil marriage
  • Wheelchair access


Agincourt Square
NP25 3DY

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  • Monmouth

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