Crickhowell is a small town in Mid-Wales, an hour's drive from the city of Newport. The town is just 12 minutes, that is, six miles away from one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, Abergavenny, "The Gateway to Wales". Many people stay in holiday cottages in Crickhowell and take advantage of the surrounding natural beauty.
Crickhowell holiday cottages - explore the countryside through outdoor adventures
The town is relatively small but is an attractive option for holiday makers who appreciate the Great British countryside. In a rather hilly region, the Black Mountains are easily accessible to the north, while the Brecon Beacon National Park lies to the east. This area is perfect for people wishing to enjoy a number of outdoor activities. Find Crickhowell accommodation as part of a break packed with adventure, from walking or cycling, to rambling, rock climbimg, horse riding or even fly fishing.
Look for Crickhowell accommodation and discover the surrounding wonders
For some living history, check out the ruins of the 12th century Crickhowell Castle or the 17th century stone bridge over the gently flowing River Usk. Large areas of the surrounding countryside in fact form park of the Glanusk Park Estate. This is an extremely impressive building, with grounds to match and is one of the largest privately owned estates in Wales. It is also the site of the annual Green Man Festival, so stay in August and join the fun of the Green Man Festival, with the cosy comfort of holiday cottages in Crickhowell to go back to in the evenings.