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Monmouth castle is tucked away in a lane off Monmout’s main shopping street.

Strategically located at crossings of the River Wye and River Monnow, only a few fragments – ruins of the 12th-century Great Tower and 13th-century hall – remain of this once-important castle.
It was founded in the 11th century by Norman lord William fitz Osbern, [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Sep 14th 2023

Our breakfast was accompanied by a loud teleconference call that was taking place on a nearby table. The call was upsetting and my heart went out to the family who were coping with a premature birth. The nature of some of the conversation turned my stomach a little whilst I was trying to enjoy my [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Aug 27th 2023