Essential Information

The trail takes you around the historic market town of Monmouth (SO 505 125.) Click here for map of area around Monmouth.

The route: Along the route not only will you learn a little about Geoffrey and his links to the town but you will also discover other interesting facts about the town and its association with other famous people.

The trail starts at the bus station. It is 1.75 miles (2.75 kms) long and is suitable for push chairs, wheelchairs and electric scooters. Allow at least 2 hours to complete the route.

Travelling by bus: Monmouth can be reached by public transport. For details contact

Travelling by car: Monmouth is situated on the A40 between Ross on Wye and Raglan, with good road links to the Midlands, Cardiff and Newport, Bristol and the South West and London. There is a pay and display car park at the southern end of the town, near the historic Monnow Bridge. (There are disabled parking bays).

Toilets: There are 2 sets of public toilets. There is one near to the Monnow Bridge. These have disabled access through the Radar key system. There are also toilets 65 metres from the Kings Head Hotel. However there is no disabled toilet here. (See map of route for location.)

Please support local business: Every purchase you make during your visit or on your walk preserves local jobs, facilities and services in the countryside.

Dogs: If you take your dog with you, keep it under control at all times and ensure that it is wormed regularly to avoid infecting livestock.

Places to stay: If you want to stay in the area look at or contact the Tourist Information Centre in Monmouth on 01600 713899 or


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