Surroundings of Nové Město nad Metují
It is both a village and a holiday restaurant as well as a valley. The hill-side of the deep valley has from one part a peak in the Sendražský hill and from the other part in a beautiful scenery of Koníček, a part of the Hunčovské Mountains.
Passing through the Klopotov Valley, we can find here not only natural beauties, but also historic places.
Slavoňov is a village about 4 kilometers from Nové Město nad Metují and its part lies in a small fold. Not far from the road, on a gentle slope there is a church with a former parsonage and with a municipal school.
A Marian pilgrimage site with a spring, forest stations of the cross, and the Schönstatts Chapel.
In the beginning of the 19th century there were still 748 artificial lakes in the Nové Město Manor. The biggest of them was Rozkoš. Its surface had 141 hectares. It had a short, solid dam, which held a big amount of water. In 1834 it was drained and only a brook, bearing the same name, remained. In 1966 to 1972 there was built a dam of considerably bigger size.
Nature of the Babiččino Valley has been included into the protected landscape area and nowadays its southern part from Česká Skalice as far as the Slatinský Mill is determined as the national nature monument with the extensive protection zone.
Jirásek’s Chalet and artillery fortress, a part of the border-line rampart from 1936 to 1938.
It is known also under the name Friedenburg, but also Frimburk. It was founded ca in the beginning of the 14th century probably by the Lords of Lipá. The castle is surrounded by the River Olešenka and lies next to Nový Hrádek.