24 Mar

Monmouth offers unique experience

Monmouth offers unique experience

Situated on the Welsh border, the town of Monmouth is a definite option for anyone looking to move away from the city and enjoy a more rural and sedate way of life.

One of the main benefits of Monmouth is that it is just 36 miles away from Cardiff - so workers in the Welsh capital can easily commute between the two locations. It also means the facilities and shops of a large urban area are within easy reach.

Less than 10,000 people live in the town and it appeals to a whole host of families, retirees and singles people looking to enjoy the unique mix of Wales and England so there is strong demand for property for sale in Monmouth.

In terms of education, there are a number of primary schools and Monmouth Comprehensive has around 1,600 pupils - making it the largest secondary school in the area and it attracts children from a wide catchment.

Monmouth Leisure Centre is situated on the edge of the town and offers a mix of facilities that are perfect for sporty types and families. It has a number of squash courts, a sports hall, a swimming pool and a sauna, astro turf pitch, as well as dance and fitness studios.

In addition, there is a local golf course and cycle paths plus walking routes for those wanting to combine the outdoors with a spot of exercise.

There are also a number of buildings of historical significance and are perfect for anyone interested in history and architecture.

Highlights include Monmouth Castle, Roman Fort and the Monmow Bridge and the area was also the birthplace of Henry V - so there is plenty for British history fans to seek out.

Monmouth Museum is home to one of the best collections about Horatio Nelson in the world and provides a great chance to find out more about the life of the famous seaman.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801706153-ADNFCR

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