In 1976 Elizabeth McRae went missing from Coombesbury Woods in the Northern area of what is now the National Diving & Activity Centre.
Elizabeth was a rare dog breeder from London who was to marry a local Lord.
Her vanity had led her to use Tintern Abbey as the wedding venue, with the reception taking place at a clearing in Coombesbury Woods. The spectacular reception was to be held in a gigantic Big Top tent, holding 400 people and featuring a travelling Circus.
However on the day of the wedding things didn’t go to plan when the Lord’s family discovered she was already with child outside of wedlock. Continue reading “Bride Missing in Chepstow Woods”