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Notice: On Sunday 21 June 2015 between 11am and 1.30pm the Roundhouse will be closed to the public. The Round House will re-open from 1.30pm to 4pm. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Charming 18th-century Round House and Naval Temple
Standing proudly atop a prominent hill, the Kymin and its nine acres of pleasure grounds, overlooks Monmouth and the beautiful Wye Valley.
Once part of the enormous Monmouthshire estate of the Dukes of Beaufort, the Kymin’s fortunes have fluctuated over the last two centuries. Originally a popular picnic site in the late 18th century, building on the Round House commenced in 1794.
The Kymin is also home to the unusual Naval Temple. Built by public subscription in 1800, it celebrates some of the greatest British admirals and victories of the time.
Today the Kymin is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy a picnic against the stunning backdrop of the Wye Valley and the Brecon Beacons.