Monmouth Tourist Information Centre

Shire Hall
Agincourt Square
Monmouth
Monmouthshire
NP5 3DY
Phone: +44 (0)1600 775257
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Monmouth Tourist Information

Please note: The Monmouth Website has no affiliation with the Monmouth Tourist Information Centre,
Monmouth Town Council or Monmouthshire County Council.

 

Monmouth is Twinned With...

Carbonne in France

Carbonne is situated 40 kilometres from Toulouse, one hour from the Pyrenees, halfway between the Atlantic and Mediterranean shores.

Carbonne enjoys a pleasant climate resulting from various influences. The town covers 2659 hectares spread aroud the Garonne valley and has 4458 inhabitants.

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Situated in a bend of the Garonne at the confluence of the Arize, Carbonne is able to strike a balance between past and present. The city is the seat of the Commonwealth of Municipalities of Volvestre which includes 27 municipalities in three cantons.

Carbonne has many facilities: schools, college, recreation center, nursery school, swimming pool, library, retirement homes, cultural center, sports fields and gymnasiums.

Monmouth Twin Town - Carbonne

Carbonne was destroyed in the thirteenth century by the troops of Simon de Montfort, and a century after the Prince of Wales, the Black Prince, burned the city that had been rebuilt.

In the nineteenth century Carbonne was a large agricultural town with thriving markets, which grew almost continuously in particular thanks to its title of capital of Canton (1790) and the railway station, which dates from 1860.

Monmouth Twin Town - Carbonne

Starting from the second half of the twentieth century, it has attracted many small businesses, who, with a network of artisans and merchants, have boosted the local economy and attracted people in search of services and shops. Today, Carbonne advantage full advantage of the relative proximity of the Toulouse (40 km) while maintaining a quality environment that is attractive.

 

Where is Monmouth

Monmouth is in the county of Monmouthshire in Wales, in the United Kingdom.

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Here's how to get here......

By Car

This attractive town is easily accessible by car from the West Midlands, West Country, South Wales and London. Birmingham and West Midlands ­ M5, M50, A40. London, South East and Home Countries ­ M4, M48, A449, A466. Bristol and South West - M5, M48, A449, A466. South Wales ­ M4, M48, A449, A40.

Map of Monmouth

By Bus & Coach

Regular luxury express coach services to Newport, full details from National Express and Red and White Services.

By Rail

Intercity 125 high speed Train Service from Paddington to Newport and then local services.

By Air

Cardiff, Birmingham and Bristol airports offer both comfort and convenience for passengers to and from the UK.

 

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Monmouth Library

About the library

Monmouth LibraryMonmouth Library is situated in the Victorian Rolls Hall which was originally given to the people of Monmouth for use as a lecture hall and theatre by the Rolls Family in 1888. It was refurbished and became a library in 1992.

It houses a comprehensive selection of books and audiobooks for children, teenagers and adults. There are also collections of DVDs, videos and music for hire.

There are sixteen computers for public use, offering free access to the Internet, MS Office, Adobe Photoshop and flatbed scanner plus a range of other software packages.

Access

Facilities for people with disabilities:

  • Wheelchair access
  • Toilet facilities 
  • Hearing loop
  • Accessible computer facilities – adjustable workstations and chairs, large flatscreen monitors, big key keyboards and Microsoft accessibility applications.
  • Aladdin reader for customers who need the text in documents or books enlarged.
  • Parking for disabled users in front of the library and one space alongside the building
  • Pushchair access
  • Baby changing

Other FacilitiesMonmouth Library

  • Colour/Black & white photocopier
  • Fax

Monmouth Library Opening Hours

Monday: 9.00 - 5.30
Tuesday: 10.30 - 7.00
Wednesday: closed

Thursday: 9.00 - 7.00
Friday: 9.00 - 5.30
Saturday: 9.00 - 1.00


Contact Details

Tel: 01600 775215
Fax: 01600 775218

Library Manager

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