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Kymin Hill

The Round House 15 The Kymin | The Kymin, Monmouth NP25 3SF, Wales
+44 1600 719241
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Round House and Naval Temple on a viewpoint hill

The approach from the road is by a very narrow winding steep lane - treat with care. At the top... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
LightAleCavalier
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Lancashire
Fantastic views

Well worth a visit you can drive or walk up sadly the building was closed both times we went but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lmm504171
,
Farnham, United Kingdom
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The Round House 15 The Kymin | The Kymin, Monmouth NP25 3SF, Wales
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+44 1600 719241
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The approach from the road is by a very narrow winding steep lane - treat with care. At the top there is more than adequate parking. We walked past the Naval Temple to the house which was unfortunately closed. The views from here on a...More

Thank LightAleCavalier
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit you can drive or walk up sadly the building was closed both times we went but the views are well worth it. We saw many eagles

Thank lmm504171
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely few hours up in Kymin interesting beauty spot, spectacular views over Monmouthshire. Great place for a picnic and beautiful walks

Thank welshbirdUk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited this National Trust property before and because of the helpful manager I just felt I had to leave another review. A few weeks ago I fell and sprained my ankle and because I couldn’t walk very far we parked in the disabled...More

1  Thank Tangerinejan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Lovely and high up so perfect breeze in this weather. I remember going there many years ago with a very elderly relative. He was unable to walk more than a few paces with help but was delighted to have help to...More

2  Thank Happyvisitor123123
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are always made to feel most welcome by the staff at the Kymin. We are allowed to picnic on the bowling green, well behaved pooches can accompany their owners into the property itself and I’ve seen the lady custodian go to great lengths to...More

2  Thank treecutter
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can either walk up the Kymin or drive the narrow twisty lane. There is a variety of things to see and do once at the top. It is historically rich, with naval temple, white roundhouse and a flat lawn where you can play croquet....More

2  Thank Claire60M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner wanted to show me the stunning views as I'd never visited before. I am a disabled person in receipt of a disabled blue badge. My partner parked his van, which has been adapted to my needs, in the disabled parking spaces and badge...More

Thank Rosie P
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Walk up to The Kymin (or drive the narrow switchback lane, lush with flowers). Quirky and so historically rich, with naval temple, picnic roundhouse, bowling green and superb tea and cakes. Don't miss the beauty of the Beaulieu Glade. We visited while the hill was...More

2  Thank BeeMatt_1
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Walked up a steep muddy path to the top which is well signed from Monmouth The views were great so worth it

1  Thank Maria V
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Ann-Marie H
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