Abergavenny is commonly known as the "Gateway to Wales" due to its proximity to England, whose border is just six miles away. This is a nice market town in Monmouthshire. The town owes its namesake to being by the mouth of the River Gavenny. It is also very near to Monmouth. As well as being a very popular tourist destination, this town encompasses all that is wonderful about Wales and its proud traditions and rich culture. Staying in Abergavenny holiday cottages will give you a genuinely authentic look into Welsh country life.
Enjoy Abergavenny's natural beauty
If you're looking for an outdoor activity-based holiday, then holiday accommodation in Abergavenny may be perfect for you. You'll need somewhere to relax after a day of walking, cycling, or horse-riding. This area is literally surrounded by majestic natural beauty. Apart from being a very hilly area and in the perfect location for accessing the Brecon Beacons National Park,there are two mountains. It's worth reaching the summit of both Blorenge and Sugar Loaf Mountain for the views alone. After having conquered a mountain, there will be nothing more rewarding or relaxing than heading back to your cosy Abergavenny holiday cottage and reclining with a traditional Welsh Real Ale.
Other things to do while you're here
Find a holiday home in Abergavenny during the month of September when the town holds the Abergavenny Food Festival. Or visit in June and take part in the Abergavenny festival of cycling. If bad weather puts you off of outdoor activities, there's plenty to do indoors, too. Try for example the Abergavenny Museum or take a tour of the Tithe Barn and see the town tapestry. Aside from that, there is a wealth of restaurants, cafes, shops boutiques and cinemas to keep you entertained. Whatever you do while staying in your Abergavenny holiday accommodation, you're guaranteed to have a great time with plenty to do. If all that wasn't enough, the town is also less than an hour away from Cardiff!