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The Kymin, Monmouth

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The Kymin,, is a hill overlooking Monmouth, in Monmouthshire, Wales. It is located approximately one mile east of Monmouth, on the eastern side of the River Wye and adjacent to the border with the Forest of Dean and England. The summit of the hill, about 800 feet above sea level, is known for its neo-classical monuments, the Roundhouse and the Naval Temple, built between 1794 and 1800. The site is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is owned by the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty.
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  • A patriotic monument to the might of British Admirals of the fleet. Some famous, some less so. Quite a muddy hike to get to it...or you can drive.  more »
  • Lovely walk to A great cottage and grounds it has some lovely views from the top. Wide life is amazing dear and foxes .  more »
  • I run up here quite often. It's got the most fantastic views from the top and it's all very well kept with information to read about. There is a nice way to walk up to the top from town and also nice ...  more »

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