Travel Blogs from Monmouth, United Kingdom

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 catching up with family and rest!!, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

catching up with family and rest!!

A travel blog entry by kingstravel

We arrived safely in the UK and were met at the airport by brother Andrew. We are now staying with our sister-in-law Marilyn and have caught up with Mum and Dad, son Chris & girlfriend Jenny, nephew Alex and girlfriend Kriss as well as sister ...

Day 100 - Mum & Dad back to join us!, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 100 - Mum & Dad back to join us!

A travel blog entry by debandkeith

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... they had kindly picked up from Pandy.  Despite feeling tired from our walk, once Keith heard there was a Costa Coffee in Monmouth, no time was wasted before we were all sitting drinking our flat whites.  For once Debby even held off from her ...

Day 5, Monmouth to Llanymynech, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 5, Monmouth to Llanymynech

A travel blog entry by lejoggers

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Woke up to Monmouth's finest breakfast, although there were grumbles from Pike junior that the sausages weren't up to scratch. More on that later via our special 'sausage blog'. So today's ride was fabulous - 80 miles of undulating countryside, through ...

A little trip back home, Monmouth, home, United Kingdom travel blog

A little trip back home

A travel blog entry by leanne0333

... 'turn around we're going out!' Turns out I had arrived just in the nick of time to see the Olympic Torch coming through Monmouth. The actual torch itself was somewhat an anticlimax after all the parades leading up to it! But it was a great way to come ...

Caerphilly, Castell Coch and Raglan Castles, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Caerphilly, Castell Coch and Raglan Castles

A travel blog entry by kerjoh

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... the Welsh/English border. Using Booking.com again, we found a hotel nearby for £50, a last minute price. Before we left Monmouth we visited their castle. Just a ruin, it sits in the middle of town with a museum and units around it. No charge for ...

Day 27 - Deja vu and everyone loves a sailor, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 27 - Deja vu and everyone loves a sailor

A travel blog entry by jonathanashleyr

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... to see, though it does beg the question.....how much money and free time on their hands? Nelson apparently did come to Monmouth and inspect the temple though, and was happy with it and the superb location.Monmouth itself is steeped in history ( and ...

Welsh castles, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Welsh castles

A travel blog entry by redwatt

We slept in today, then got ourselves organised.   We went to Monmouth and saw their bridge - it has a Norman portcullis and fortifications.   We then drove on to Raglan Castle - one of the newest castles.  It was really interesting. ...

Ludlow, England to Monmouth, Wales, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Ludlow, England to Monmouth, Wales

A travel blog entry by malinda65

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... 3:56 and then back into England at 4:04 and then back into Wales at 4:12 as we traveled along the Wye Valley. We stopped near Monmouth to see the Tintern Abbey. The abbey was founded in 1131 and by the 14th century was the richest abbey in Wales. It was ...

Taunton to Monmouth - 83 miles, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Taunton to Monmouth - 83 miles

A travel blog entry by anglocans

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Started to yet another bright, sunny day and set forth for Monmouth.  Made good progress through the Somerset levels and into our lunch stop in a pub just before the Avonmouth Bridge.  We were all pleasantly surprised by John's presence on his ...

Episode 8, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by overlandlyn2010

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Episode 8 Before leaving Kintyre we visited Skipness Castle another one that dates from the 13th century and is little more than a ruin surrounded by grazing sheep that all but completely ignore the few tourists who stumble through their field. Nearby ...

Episode 9, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Episode 9

A travel blog entry by overlandlyn2010

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... ; A man from each manor had to build 4ft 2 1/2inches then he could go home again. Stopped and had a look around Monmouth too. Its quite a pretty smallish town at the confluence of the rivers Wye, Nonnow and Trothy.  Because of this strategic position ...

Prepping, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Prepping

A travel blog entry by kierancooper

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this is a test to se if this works, just trying to get everything sorted before i go....  speak ...

Day 6 Yatton to Monmouth - 48 miles, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 6 Yatton to Monmouth - 48 miles

A travel blog entry by sueblaikie

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... lorries etc hurtling by. Eventually got onto Severn bridge ahen route up Wye valley really beautiful helped by lovely sunny weather. Arrived Monmouth 5pm - our first arrival before 6 pm - what a difference that makes. Stayed at the Punch pub - tapas and ...

DAY 4: Glastonbury to Monmouth. 64 miles., Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

DAY 4: Glastonbury to Monmouth. 64 miles.

A travel blog entry by davecordrey

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Stats: Average Speed: 11.1 mph Time moving: 5 hours 50 mins. Total time taken: 8.5 hours Total miles: 261 A very scenic day. Historic Wells, Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol Downs, the Severn Bridge, the Wye Valley and Tintern Abbey. All in ...

Monmouth, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Monmouth

A travel blog entry by ifphoto

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... it further. By then it was late enough in the day to head to our last Travel Lodge of the journey - just south of Monmouth. We think Maisie will miss the familiarity of the Travel Lodges - she recognises the smells and room layout and gets really excited ...

Wale of a time, Wales and  Bath, United Kingdom travel blog

Wale of a time

A travel blog entry by the_cools

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... and in Welsh. (slow in welsh is :……. In case you were wondering). We stopped in a bustling little village called Monmouth. We walked through the streets, stopping off at an Opshop where Ian helped convince a man to buy a 30 pound trumpet. ...

Day 1 - Chepstow to Monmouth, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 1 - Chepstow to Monmouth

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... metres from England), crossed over after breakfast to England, have walked most of the day in England, but then back to Wales at Monmouth. The second part of the day has been very nice, although I have to say that the steep hills in slippery forrests ...

Eating aint cheatin, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Eating aint cheatin

A travel blog entry by eggmanfoo

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So our famous 5 (in their own 5 minutes) woke to find the rain had arrived...but this was not the first time they had awoken...no no no, Gareth was greeted by a loud humming noise and a banging at 1.30am......it turned out the humming sound was FOZ ...

The Robson holiday of compulsory fun, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

The Robson holiday of compulsory fun

A travel blog entry by tomandlotus

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With Mum flying in from Dar in time for the Robson Holiday of compulsory fun, I thought it best to spend a weekend in London where we would ease into the shock of camping. Our room had all the comforts and we spent long hours lunching, going to see "top ...

Itinerary - Reisplanning, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Itinerary - Reisplanning

A travel blog entry by jay-michelle

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Friday September 16                 British Airways BA11 Boeing 747-400 Depart ...

Getting ready to roll!, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Getting ready to roll!

A travel blog entry by emmatabor

Tickets are booked, Visa accepted and only 3 weeks and 4 days to go (not like i'm counting the days, hours and minutes down....)  Decided to write my first blog before I leave so I can look back on my travels and remember how scared/excited I was ...

Having a Wales of a time!, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Having a Wales of a time!

A travel blog entry by luck_3

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... Carys J We left about 8.45pm to check out our first B&B of the trip. The Inn at Pennallt is just outside of Monmouth and is an absolutely wonderful place to stay and eat. We were allocated the small room but it was big enough for us and ...

Smelling the roses, Monmouth, United Kingdom travel blog

Smelling the roses

A travel blog entry by luck_3

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... found it interesting to be standing in one country while looking across at another.  We got to see the ruins of Monmouth Castle which for history buffs holds significance as Henry V was born there. While not being the warmest and brightest of ...

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