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Abergavenny is a traditional Market Town, on the edge of the South Wales Coalfield and the Brecon Beacons. The towns history dates back to the Romans, and it was later a walled medieval town, with its own castle. Nowadays it's known as foodie hotspot, with the annual Food Festival and a wide range of foodie cafes, restaurants and producers. 

Town Attractions

Abergavenny Castle and Museum

Market Hall - markets on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Fairs on other days.

Linda Vista Gardens

The Abergavenny Baker

Shopping street filled with independent retailers - e.g. The Art Shop and Nicolls Department Store.

Nearby Attractions (within approximately 5 miles)

Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal

The Sugar Loaf 

Llantony Priory

White Castle Vineyard and Sugar Loaf Vineyards

White Castle, Skenfrith Castle and Grosmont Castle

Raglan Castle

Llanover Garden

Blaenavon Industrial World Heritage Landscape


Annual Abergavenny Food Festival each September.

Various events (such as Abergavenny Steam Rally - end of May Bank Holiday weekend - and Abergavenny Shire Horse Show) held annually in Bailey Park.

Hotels The Angel Hotel
Cafes and Restaurants

The Angel Hotel - one of the best Afternoon Teas in the UK.

Well known restaurants such as The Walnut TreeThe Gaff and The Hardwick.

Various other restaurants (including a wide range of indian restaurants) and cafes.

There are several delicatessens around the town.


The Three Castles Walk - linking White Castle, Grosmont Castle and Skenfrith Castle.

Circular walk to The Sugar Loaf from Abergavenny Bus Station.

Blaenavon Industrial Landscape.

Abergavenny Blue Plaque Trail.

Length of Stay Abergavenny can be a base for a full days visit or for a 2 hour stop.
Coach Parking Coach Drop Off and Parking: Abergavenny Bus Station, Monmouth Road, Abergavenny NP7 5HF. Free.
Toilets There are easily accessible public toilets at the Bus Station, at Castle Street Car Park and next to the Market Hall.
Tourist Information and contact for more information Tourist Information is available at the Market Hall. For more detailed assistance contact the Monmouthshire Tourism Team on 
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