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Standing stones in a remote setting

While the stones themselves aren't much to look at, it's their remote setting that sets them apart... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Took our grandkids here as they both interested in the history of the area info board was great but... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
Monmouth, United Kingdom
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For public transport is on Route 65 Monmouth to Chepstow service. Stop nearby.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
| Trellech, Monmouth NP25 4PE, Wales
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

While the stones themselves aren't much to look at, it's their remote setting that sets them apart. There's a well / spring nearby, a historic church and also an ongoing excavation of a fortified settlement which passersby can visit during the summer. Worth a detour...More

2  Thank Hekainu
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I found the coordinates for my Tom at home. When arriving and Tom announced we had reached our destination I was puzzled, there was just hedge. We drove on, truned left and found a tiny public car park. And then discovered the coordinates were exact...More

1  Thank Ann V
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Not easy to park near, as you have to go a few hundred meters down the road to park safely, but worth the visit. Easy access from the road through a small gate.

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Took our grandkids here as they both interested in the history of the area info board was great but what wasn’t expected was there was a guy who said there was a an archaeological dig 100 yards down the road so we went and asked...More

3  Thank Ian-Tracey-roberts
Reviewed April 1, 2018

This place is definately worth a stop at if you are in the area. Very interesting standing stones with a nice little story to read while there as well. Very easy to get to and can be seen from the road. We parked a little...More

1  Thank KH2691
Reviewed August 20, 2017

It's off the beaten path, but a wonderful little surprise and well worth the effort if passing nearby. Plus kids will love 'em.

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Reviewed April 14, 2017

Driving up into the Forest of Dean, we detoured via Wales driving through Trellech (just South of Monmouth) to visit the Harold Standing Stones. The kids noticed the information board which made them giggle, as they were made from Pudding Stone No Less! Interesting standing...More

1  Thank 923Dan
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We love in the area and decided to look around closer to home. Clearly, this is an interesting area due to it being on the Welsh borders. If you're passing by on foot, bike or car do stop and have look around. Much more happened...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed October 4, 2016

The information board and tourist information give both facts and lore about these three stones, but the truth is no-one knows. Well worth the short walk from the pub to see them, and wonder over their origin and meaning.

Thank Horleylad
Reviewed August 13, 2016

I wanted to show these to my son as he has never seen standing stones before. We found the car park easily and set off on the footpath marked 'Harold's stones' but it was overgrown and impassable (particularly as we were both wearing shorts). On...More

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