Nearby Caerleon, has a wealth of Roman remains which includes a fine Amphitheatre, barracks, fortress baths and the National Roman Legion Museum.
The Old market town of Usk is just 6 miles away, set along side a river of the same name, a picturesque small town well known for its award winning flower displays and annual open gardens weekend in June. It has a selection of hotels, restaurants, pubs, shops and history, with its own castle dating from 1170.
If you are staying in the area and would like to be pampered, get in touch with www.perfectimageusk.com and you will be given a warm welcome, the salon offers a wide range of health and beauty treatments.
While the ladies are being looked after, the men might like to go fishing? The river Usk is a premier welsh salmon river, also acclaimed as one of the best wild trout rivers in the UK, information can be found at www.wyeuskfoundation.org
Monmouthshire has many stunning castles and historic attractions, our nearest and largest castle is Raglan,
Tredegar House Newport is one of the best examples of a 17th century, Charles II, mansion in Britain, set in a 90 acre park, there is plenty to discover about life above and below stairs. House and Garden, park and woodlands now owned by the National Trust, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/tredegarhouse
There are many attractions to be found within a half hour drive, the Sugar Loaf and Skirrid mountains to walk up near Abergavenny, the World Heritage site at Blaenavon, Monmouthshire & Brecon canal.
The picturesque Wye Valley & Forest of Dean
The capital city of Wales, Cardiff is nearby for sport, museums, shopping and entertainment.