Events and Attractions

EVENTS & ATTRACTIONS

Annual Events, What’s On & Activities
(including information on Golf, Fishing and Cycling routes)

Annual Events

Activities

National Diving School:  It also has a Wire Zip Slide,  Giant 3G swing,  Drive in Cinema, Fly Boards, SUP paddle boards, Kayaking, Bungee Jump and Live Music (10 minutes away off the A48)

Canoeing  is available from  Monmouth Canoe (30 minutes drive),  Canoe the Wye and Wye Canoes are both based at Symonds Yat West (45 minutes) and Hay on Wye (1 hour).

Chepstow Racecourse Racing and Events (10 minutes drive)

Severnvale Equestrian Centre (12 minutes on A48)

Cardiff International White Water Centre  Activities include Canoeing, Kayaking, Air Trail, Bike Hire, Climbing Wall, Rafting, Indoor Wave bodyboarding  and Stand Up Paddle Boarding (50 mins to 1 hr drive)

The Royal Mint Experience  One of the top-rated tourist attractions in South Wales.  You will be able to see special coins and rare historical memorabilia and strike your own coin (extra charge).

Golf courses:

Fishing

Gym: 

  • Local leisure centre in Chepstow and Caldicot
  • St Pierre
  • Celtic Manor

Cycling

We are part of Sustrans route 4 cycle route https://www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/route-4

Also we are very close to routes 32 and 41

National Route 4 – Bristol to Chepstow
National Route 4 climbs out of Bristol via Clifton Down, Westbury-on-Trym and Aust. A highlight of this section is crossing the River Severn high on the Severn Road Bridge. Bristol to Fishguard also forms part of EuroVelo 1.

 National Route 4 – Chepstow to Swansea
In Wales, National Route 4 forms the main option of the Celtic Trail East cycle route passing through Newport, Caerphilly, Pontypridd and Port Talbot, on the way to Swansea.  Large parts of the Celtic Trail East are traffic-free.

What’s On

What’s on in Monmouthshire
Information about special events in Monmouthshire
http://www.festivalsinmonmouthshire.co.uk/events/index.html

What’s on in Bristol
Information about special events in Bristol
http://www.whatsonbristol.co.uk/Default.aspx

What’s on in Newport
Information about special events in Newport
http://www.newport.gov.uk/_dc/index.cfm?fuseaction=whatson.month

What’s on in Cardiff
Information about special events in Cardiff
http://www.visitcardiff.com/Whats-on-events-in-Cardiff.html

Chepstow Town Website
Information about Chepstow
http://www.chepstowtowncrier.org.uk/

Mathern Village Website
Information about Mathern
http://www.matherncc.co.uk/village-societies

Wye Valley & Forest of Dean Website
Information on things to do
http://www.wyevalleytourism.co.uk/thingstodo

Visit the Vale
Information on things to do
Vale of Glamorgan Council, Events and Activities