“Former coaching inn where guest comfort and enjoyment are a priority” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Our Inspector's view
Once a coaching inn, this has long been a popular venue for both locals and visitors; the two traditional function rooms and the ballroom are in regular use. In addition, there is a comfortable lounge, a relaxed bar and a smart restaurant. In warmer weather, the central courtyard is ideal for alfresco eating. The bedrooms include a four-poster room and some that are suitable for families.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms annex: 4
- En-suite rooms: 34
- Family rooms: 2
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Babysitting service
- Laundry facilities
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Weekly Entertainment
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Fully air conditioned
- Outdoor parking spaces: 30
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Walk-in showers
- Steps for wheelchair: 2
- Double room, minimum price: £109
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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About the area
In their bid to control the borderlands of Monmouthshire – also known as the Marches – the Normans built a triangle of castles: Grosmont, Skenfrith and White. At first, they were simple wooden structures strengthened by earthworks, but when the lively Welsh refused to stop attacking them, it was decided more permanent fortresses were needed. All three are worth a visit and the views from the battlements at White Castle over the surrounding countryside to the Black Mountains are stunning, as is all the scenery in this area – consisting of a patchwork of low hills, hidden valleys, fields criss-crossed with hedgerows and small belts of woodland.
Monmouth itself makes a great base to explore the beautiful Wye Valley, as well as being known as the home of Rockfield Studios, where Queen recorded Bohemian Rhapsody in 1975. The largest town in the county, Abergavenny is creating a name for itself as the foodie capital of the Usk Valley, and has held a weekly cattle market on the same site since 1863. Its location just six miles from the English border means it’s often described as the ‘gateway to Wales’.
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