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Abbey Cwm Hir Hall

Within a setting of breathtaking beauty, history & romance, the 52 roomed Hall & its 12 acres overlook the church & the ruins of the 12th century "Abbey of The Long Valley" containing the monk's pond, & the grave of Llewellyn The Last.

In or near Llandrindod Wells

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Llandrindod Wells

Llandrindod Wells, or 'Landod' as it is known to locals, is the administrative centre of Powys and one of its largest towns. As the name suggests, it owes its origins to the spring waters that were recognised to have healing properties.

In or near Llandrindod Wells

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National Cycle Collection

Journey through the lanes of cycle history and see bicycles from 1819, such as the Hobby Horse, Boneshakers and Penny Farthings, up to the most modern Carbon Fibre machines of today.

In or near Llandrindod Wells

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Pales Quaker Meeting House

The Pales is a Historic Meeting House, built in 1717, and burial ground with a Warden’s Cottage attached. It is the oldest Quaker Meeting house in continuous use in Wales.

In or near Llandrindod Wells

 
Tintern Abbey

Tintern Abbey is a national icon – still standing in roofless splendour on the banks of the River Wye nearly 500 years since its tragic fall from grace.

In or near Tintern

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Llanthony Priory

Although now a 900-year-old ruin, it’s easy to see from these extensive remains that Llanthony was one of Wales’s great medieval buildings.

In or near Abergavenny

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Hen Gwrt

A well-preserved moat protecting a vanished manor

In or near Abergavenny

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Tredegar House and Park

Set in a beautiful 90 acre park, Tredegar House is one of the best examples of a 17th century Charles II mansion in Britain. The earliest surviving part of the building dates back to the early 1500’s.

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National Roman Legion Museum

Step back in time at the National Roman Legion Museum and explore life in a far-flung outpost of the mighty Roman Empire.

In or near Newport City

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Monmouth Castle

Ruined castle with a regal history. It’s a surprise to find this ruin, tucked away as it is in a lane off Monmouth’s main shopping street.

In or near Monmouth

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Usk Castle

Usk Castle nestles on a promontory overlooking the lovely town of Usk, hidden from sight most of the time, but just waiting for you to explore the ruins.

In or near Usk

 
Chepstow Castle

Beautifully preserved Chepstow Castle stretches out along a limestone cliff above the River Wye like a history lesson in stone.

In or near Chepstow

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Tretower Court

It would be remarkable enough on its own. But Tretower is two wonders in one. Just across the castle green lies an entire medieval court that became a byword for magnificence.

In or near Crickhowell

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Skenfrith Castle

One of the 'Three Castles' held in common ownership, with Grosmont and White Castle.

In or near Abergavenny

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White Castle

Imposing moated remains of twelfth-century castle, probably the work of Henry II. Substantially remodelled in the second half of the thirteenth century. The castle was held in common with Grosmont and Skenfrith.

In or near Abergavenny

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The Kymin National Trust

A charming 18th-century Round House and Naval Temple standing proudly atop a prominent hill, The Kymin and its nine acres of pleasure grounds overlooks Monmouth and the beautiful Wye Valley.

In or near Monmouth

 
Runston Chapel

Small roofless chapel, established early in the twelfth century. The monument is temporarily closed due to the access route being unsafe.

In or near Chepstow

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Caldicot Castle

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the Castle’s exciting past. Caldicot Castle’s impressive structure is surrounded by an idyllic 55 acre Country Park.

In or near Caldicot

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