The small village with a big community.

Coed-y-Paen is a small but lively Welsh village in the county of Monmouthshire. It boasts a pub (the Carpenters Arms) and a church (Christchurch). Its Residents Association is very active through the year, organising events and generally bringing members of the community together in a warm and friendly setting.

The countryside around is stunning – gently rolling green hills, delightful pastureland and the Llandegfedd reservoir. Yet the village is conveniently located for getting to the large cities of Newport, Cardiff and Bristol.  

Latest News

The Hand Made Christmas Market was held in Coed Y Paen on Saturday 12th and 13th December and raised over £1,000 for the church!
The Welsh national lockdown unfortunately prevented a full Remembrance Sunday service, but with a little ingenuity, the Coed-y-Paen community still managed to commemorate the day in a COVID safe manner. Members of the community rallied around to create a poppy wall and a small gathering of […]
Wales Nature Week offically starts on May 30th, and this year there is a focus on activities that can be carried out at home, in your garden, and in the local community. There is a huge range of activities, including nature discovery walks, the Big Garden […]
The Face Masks Campaign started by Denise Thomas has now raised over £1200 for the NHS! Over 700 masks have now been distributed to residents of Coed-y-Paen and surrounding villages and the orders continue to roll in. Superb work Denise and well done from all of […]
Denise Thomas has very kindly offered to make face masks to raise money for the Aneurin Bevan Charitable Fund. The masks are 100% cotton, washable and they are very comfortable to wear. They are £2.00 each or a pack of 3 for £5.00. If you would […]
On Saturday April 18th, Matt from the Carpenters Arms will be shaving his head to raise money for the NHS! At the time of writing he has raised just shy of £1,300 but there is still time to increase the total, so please donate generously if […]

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