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Abergavenny is a town in Monmouthshire.

Abergavenny, Monmouthshire


A thriving town, Abergavenny is the gateway to South Wales where you can enjoy a relaxing short break or longer holiday amidst stunning countryside. The town itself is set against the Brecon Beacons National Park and Black Mountains, ideal for breathtaking walks and scenery and is nestled within the beautiful Usk Valley.

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  • Abergavenny Castle dates back to 1087 and makes for a fascinating visit.

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  • Abergavenny Museum is set in the grounds of Norman Castle. If it’s a nice day, take a picnic, otherwise simply learn about the history of this historic market town.
  • The Welsh Eisteddford will be held in Abergavenny in 2016. From the website [1] The Eisteddfod is held on Castle Meadows in Abergavenny from 29 July - 6 August. Tickets will be available from 1 April and the activity programmes will be online in May. The Eisteddford is a major annual event, all in Welsh, last held in Abergavenny in 1913.

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One of the most well-known markets in Wales, Abergavenny’s Tuesday market has more than 200 stalls offering a huge array of goods. In addition there is a Friday and Saturday market and the occasional craft fair, flea market and antique fair.

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Home of the famous Abergavenny Food Festival, it stands to reason that the number of eateries on offer is more than adequate. From fancy restaurants to old-fashioned pubs, from bars and cafes to takeways, there is something offer to suit every taste.

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Abergavenny has a thriving nightlife of pubs and bars

The Kings Arms: Great social spot in the town centre. Generally quite quiet during the week but much busier on a Friday and Saturday night, often with live entertainment. Home to the Tudor Microbrewery serving a selection of local ales.

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Guest houses, self-catering, hotels and inns; you will have no problems finding a lovely place to stay.


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