The vibrant and historic town of Monmouth is situated at the meeting point of the rivers Monnow and Wye. Positioned just a couple of miles from the Wales-England border, Monmouth boasts a rich history that dates back to 1067 when a castle was built here by the Normans, prior to which the area had been the site of a Roman fort. Today, Monmouth is a bustling town and a retail and commercial hub in the area. With its position in the Wye Valley it has also become a popular tourist destination. The castle, museum, and town hall are some of the historical attractions in the town while the nearby Forest of Dean and Offa’s Dyke Walk draw in visitors looking for natural beauty and outdoor recreation.
A hub for the tourist and service industries, Monmouth is home to a variety of businesses and professionals operating from commercial and office space in the town. Big name retailers are well represented here, with the likes of Waitrose, Marks & Spencer, and Iceland. Other businesses that have offices in the area include ISCA Property Services, the IT Centre, and Osprey Recruitment Ltd.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There is plenty of entertainment to enjoy in this town. The Savoy Theatre hosts a number of productions and is thought to be the oldest operational theatre in Wales. The Blake Theatre is another option for those who enjoy stage performances. If you want to dine out, you will have plenty of dining options open to you. Misbah Tandoori is an excellent choice if you enjoy tasty Indian dishes or try The Stonemill for delicious British food. For fiery Mexican cooking make your way to Moco Mexican or enjoy some exotic Thai food at The Whole Earth.
With good road links, including the A466, Monmouth offers convenience for drivers. Easy access to motorways such as the M4, M50 and M5 means that the town is well connected to other major towns and cities. For those looking for international air travel links, the closest airport is Bristol although Cardiff Airport is also within easy reach.