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Crickhowell is a wonderfully compact and well preserved Georgian town with a 13th century castle and 17th century bridge boasting more arches on one side than the other. Just a few miles down the road is Tretower Court the impressive Medieval manor house and castle. Crickhowell is a holiday heaven in a beautiful setting with easy access to the countryside no matter how energetic you feel. You can connect to challenging trails throughout the Black Mountains, gently follow the canal from Llangattock or stroll along the Usk in the Riverside Park.

 

Nearby Abergavenny  nestles between seven hills right on the Welsh/English border, Abergavenny truly is a 'Gateway To Wales'.
An ideal base for exploring the Brecon Beacons, Abergavenny has much to offer tourists - a blend of old and new, with activities and things to do to suit young and old alike. A visit to Abergavenny can really feel like a break away from it all - you can almost feel time slowing down as you unwind and take in the fresh mountain air and beautiful scenery. Here are just a few suggestions to make your stay even more memorable. 

 

Fancy doing something different?   No problem, just ask and we’ll do our best to organize it for you.

Recommended Mountain Walks:
The Sugar Loaf Mountain - Start Point - Right from our Front Door ~ See Picture Above
Table Mountain Crickhowell - Start Point - 2 miles away in Crickhowell (5 Minute drive)
Skirrid Mountain, Abergavenny - Start Point - 5 Miles away in Abergavenny (10 minute drive)
Blorenge Mountain - Start Point - 4 Miles away in Llanfoist, Abergavenny (10 minute drive)

 

Recommended Gentle Walks:
River Bank between Abergavenny & Glangrwyney
The Waterfalls at Tal-y-Bont on Usk
The Canal  Bank between Llanfoist Boat House and  Govilon
The Canal Bank between Llangattock & Llangynidr  
 
Cycling:
If you’re a keen cyclist there are miles and miles of undulating rural roads to test your form. Mountain bikers, too, are well catered for in both Blaenavon World Heritage Site and the Brecon Beacons National Park.
 Casual cyclists can hire bikes; Hopyard Cycles will deliver them and offer advice on suitable routes.
Two favourites are: Monmouthshire & Brecon canal towpath - virtually flat, it goes all the way to Brecon.
The Clydach Gorge cycle route has 8 miles of disused railway line from Llanfoist to Brynmawr through a beautiful wooded gorge.

Fishing:
The Wye Usk Foundation
           
Sailing & Surfing:
On Llangorse Lake, near Brecon, you can hire out dinghies, and at Llandegfedd Reservoir near Pontypool you can have sailing and windsurfing lessons. Both locations are less than 30 minutes away.  See picture of Llangorse Above.
 
Horse Riding & Pony Trekking:
Llanthony Riding and Trekking Centre
           
Onsite Activities:
Tennis
Boules
Croquet
Explore the 4 acres gardens and roam 33 acres of Parkland
  • Golf:
    Monmouthshire Golf Club
    Wernddu Golf Club

     

    Group Activities:
    Black Mountain Activities near Brecon offer a whole range of land and water based activites including archery, gorge walking, caving, rock climbing, clay pigeon shooting, kayaking and canoeing to name a few. Perfect for groups and corporate team events. See www.blackmountain.co.uk