Cycling in the black mountains

Cycling in the black mountains
Photo by David Zibbs

What to Do

Crickhowell is the ideal location to base yourself for an activity holiday or break and provided you are properly equipped it's easy to find the right walk or cycle route for you in the area.We strongly recommend you check the weather before you venture out, click on Outdoor and then Weather and Webcams

  • Fedw Wood Cwmdu

    Fedw Wood, Cwmdu

    A small mixed woodland not far outside Cwmdu village.

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  • Coliseum Brecon ws2012

    Coliseum Cinema Brecon

    Two Screen Cinema, offering all the latest movies in comfortable surroundings on big, bright Screens with superb Dolby Digital Sound.

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  • painting by Robert Macdonald (image cropped)

    Robert Macdonald

    Robert Macdonald’s work will for the 3rd consecutive year be seen in the beautiful setting of the Gliffaes Country House Hotel during the Crickhowell Open Studio weekend. Robert is a painter and printmaker of considerable repute and newly elected Chairman of the Royal Watercolour Society of Wales. He will be presenting a talk on Monday 26 May – booking is required. Please see the brochure for details.

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  • painting by Helen Langford (image cropped)

    Helen Langford

    Helen Langford, painter has previously participated in the Crickhowell Open Studios weekend. She is a professional artist who will be showing her work in her new gallery in the centre of Abergavenny.

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  • Hopyard Cycles

    A range of cycles to hire – suitable for all the family plus quality mountain bikes – perfect for cycling around Monmouthshire, the Brecon Beacons National Park and the surrounding areas.

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    Black Mountain Activities

    At Black Mountain Activities we specialise in a wide range of outdoor activities such as rock climbing, canoeing, archery, gorge walking and many more.

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  • Llanthony Priory

    Llanthony Priory

    Romantic ruins, painted by JMW Turner amongst many others, in a breathtaking site – well worth the trip.

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  • Exhibition wall (3)

    Court Cupboard Craft Gallery

    After successful participation in 2012 and 2013 The Court Cupboard Craft Gallery has again joined the Open Studios and Galleries weekend in 2014. The Court Cupboard has about 25 members and hosts year-round exhibitions and regular workshops from the gallery just outside Abergavenny.

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