SITE STATS

Bird Watching (UK) - - Go Birding -

GRID REF: SO 512 122

POST CODE: NP25 5EZ. Note: This is the code for the Shell Garage close to the con­flu­ence of the two rivers

HOW TO GET THERE: The A40 pro­vides good ac­cess to Mon­mouth, al­ter­na­tively head north from the M4 at Chep­stow through the lovely Lower Wye Val­ley

WHERE TO PARK: At least seven car parks, most pay & dis­play, to choose from in Mon­mouth, the one op­po­site Waitrose be­ing the most con­ve­nient for the lower river sec­tion. For the river north­wards, head for the sub­urb of Os­be­ston to park in

TER­RAIN: A mostly hard path along­side the Mon­mow be­low Mon­mouth. To the north of the town re­main on the mi­nor road, so no need to bring your welling­tons

AC­CES­SI­BIL­ITY: Open at all times

FA­CIL­I­TIES: Every­thing you’ll need avail­able in the busy town of Mon­mouth

PUB­LIC TRANS­PORT: Reg­u­lar bus ser­vices to Mon­mouth, Mon­day to Satur­day, fewer on Sun­days from Chep­stow, Here­ford and New­port. Trav­e­line Cymru, tel: 0871 200 2233, web: trav­e­linecymru.info OR­GAN­I­SA­TIONS: Gwent Ornithological So­ci­ety, web: gwent­birds.org.uk COUNTY RECORDER: Tom Chin­nick, email: coun­tyrecorder@gwent­birds.org.uk WEB­SITES: web: gwent­birds.org.uk/sight­ings MAPS: OS OL14, OS Lan­dranger 162

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