Monmouth is advantageously positioned at the place where the River Wye and River Monnow meet, and the town mixes Georgian architecture with modernity. It is a popular base from where to explore the Lower Wye Valley. The town’s medieval castle was the birthplace of Henry V, which conquered Normandy at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Many parts of Monmouth, including the main Agincourt Square, are named after the battle. Monmouth Museum and Local History Center houses a collection of artifacts related to Admiral Nelson, who visited Monmouth several times. Britain’s only intact 13th century fortified crossing, the Monnow Bridge, was pedestrianized in 2004. Near the Agincourt Square are the remains of Monmouth Castle. The Monmouth Canoe and Activity Center runs river trips by canoe and kayak, as well as climbing and caving trips.