The King s Head- a JD Wetherspoon Hotel is a thorn in the side of those who believe that beautiful Welsh towns start with a Ll , the ancient county town of Monmouth has a fascinating past and a wealth of historical and natural attractions. The birthplace of Henry V in 1387, Monmouth has fiercely guarded the Welsh heartland from invaders across the Wye Valley for nearly 1,000 years.The town is entered through a spectacular 13th-century bridge gate across the River Monmow, with a unique fortified gatehouse. Its medieval street plan intact, visitors are transported to a world of 11th-century priories, the old market in Agincourt Square and the Shire Hall Court Rooms unchanged since the trials of the Chartist leaders.
Out of town, you ll find yourself in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the world-famous Tintern Abbey, the Forest of Dean and Offa s Dyke to hand. Looking west are Abergavenny and its Roman fort, the Brecon Beacons and a posse of fabulous historic sites connected to the roguish Owen Glendwr.
Approaching from the M4: Take junction 24 onto the A40. Take the first turning after the tunnel, signposted Monmouth. Turn right at the garage and straight across the roundabout, take the first right over the bridge, turn left after the bridge and follow the road into the town centre.
After 1/4 a mile take the turning to the right (which is a one way street) and we are situated across the main road from the Town Hall.
Approaching from the M5: Take the M50, heading for Ross-on-Wye, which then leads on to the A40.
Turn right at the roundabout, to take you into Monmouth.
Turn left at the Town Hall and we are situated across the road from the Town Hall.
You can check in from 14:00. You need to check out by 11:00.