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

  • Borough Theatre Abergavenny

    Borough Theatre Abergavenny

    Theatre in the centre of Abergavenny

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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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  • Birds by Carys Rodwell

    Carys Rodwell

    Carys Rodwell has been a popular participant during the Crickhowell Open Studios weekends over the past 3 years. She designs and produces contemporary art glass pieces and pictures with a quirky style from her home studio in Crickhowell. She uses vibrant colour in an imaginative and humorous way.

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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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  • dayboat

    Beacon Park Boats

    Hire a luxury electric boat or Canadian canoe for the day, half-day or by the hour from the terminus of the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal

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  • Aber TIC Webcam

    Abergavenny TIC Webcam

    Abergavenny Webcam. This view is from Abergavenny, looking towards the north face of the Blorenge Mountain, which dominates the skyline to the south and is  favourite with hang gliders. Webcam link courtesy www. abergavenny.org.uk.

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  • Chiesa di San Geremia, Venice. Oil (Palette knife) Image 60 x 50 cm. by Morgan Llewellyn

    Morgan Llewellyn

    Morgan Llewellyn, painter, will be showing his work from his new home studio during the Crickhowell Open Studios weekend 2015. He paints both landscapes and portraits in watercolour and oils.

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