Visit, eat, explore and tell your friends you’ve stayed in the shadow of the Sugar Loaf mountain which overlooks Abergavenny.

We think it’s just as special as the one on the other side of the world! Now you can watch the video too!​

Discover locally-produced food, great places to stay and fantastic scenery – the beautiful Black Mountains are the backdrop to Abergavenny in the south east corner of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The town is a great base for walking, cycling and just enjoying the great outdoors.

With its annual Abergavenny Food Festival, the town is also mecca for foodies – and there are plenty of gorgeous gastro pubs, ancient inns and restaurants to try in the surrounding countryside too. The town has regular markets where you can buy quality produce grown locally too.

Abergavenny has history and heritage in spades – come and explore our castles, medieval mansions, Roman remains and standing stones. We’ve got the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal on our doorstep and the Blaenavon World Heritage and Big Pit mine are just up the road.

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Bed & breakfasts, hotels, inns, farm stays, camping, caravanning, glamping and cottages for self-catering – we’ve got the lot in Abergavenny and the surrounding countryside!

Explore our great outdoors

Cycling, horse riding,  train rides, golf are all on our doorstep. Naturally there is an abundance of walking routes to suit all levels in and around Abergavenny.

Eat out locally

Restaurants, pubs, coaching inns, hotels, tea rooms, pizzeria, tapas bars, fish and chips businesses are waiting to serve their very best dishes in and around Abergavenny and the surrounding countryside 

Discover our history and heritage

Raglan Castle is just down the road and we’ve got Roman remains and modern industrial history like the World Heritage Centre at Blaenavon just up the road for Horrible Histories fans.

Rainy day? Try these ideas

Rain stopped play? Not here! As well as eating, drinking and shopping in Abergavenny we’ve got a cinema, theatre, history trails and museums to keep you entertained on rainy days.

More ideas – an hour away

We think there’s more than enough to keep you busy here but the Welsh capital Cardiff is only a 40-minute drive or train ride away from Abergavenny. It has excellent (free) national museums and art galleries, fantastic shopping, culture, theatre and restaurants galore.

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For more ideas on what to see and do in and around Abergavenny, come and talk to our friendly Visitor Information staff at their new location.

Abergavenny Tourist Information Centre

Market Hall,
Cross Street,
Tel: 01873 853254