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Tel code: 01873 | code search
Postcode: NP8 | code search
Population: 2000
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Manor Hotel
"This hotel has the title for the Worst Family Meal we have Ever had in our family. If it hadn't been so appauuling it would have been funny - although we ..." More

White Hart Inn
"Good food, very friendly and helpful waitress. Food portions are large and attractively presented. Starters are around the 4 mark with main courses and bar meals from about 7 upwards. Good ..." More

Bear Hotel
"Good Points: Room excellent with nice food and nice staff-thoroughly enjoyable and must be done again ! Bad Points: none-apart from having to leave the main hotel (in heavy rain ) ..." More

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Lying just South of the Eastern Range of the Brecon Beacons and within the Brecon Beacons National Park, in the shadow of the Black Mountains nestling alongside the River Usk and within its valley lies the picturesque market town of Crickhowell with a local population of around 2,000 people. Evidence of settlement here dates back as far as the Iron Age where settlers built a fort at the top of Crug Hywel (Table Mountain), there is evidence of Roman settlement nearby and the Normans left their mark as the remains of a bailey castle are evident today. The best known feature of the town is its bridge, spanning the River Usk, built in the 16th century the bridge traverses the river on thirteen splendid arches and is probably the most photographed architectural feature in the village! Interestingly from one side of the river all thirteen arches are visible whilst from the other just twelve of these magnificent arches are visible. It is no wonder that Crickhowell is so popular with visitors, the centre provides an interesting variety of traditional local shops, stores and local amenities to cater for those who visit this attractive and convenient Welsh village nestling within national Parkland.


The Gardiner Jones Partnership


Tretower Court and Castle


Cwmdu Caravan and Camping Site
Riverside Caravan & Camping Park

Care Home

Cedars Crickhowell
Chestnuts Care Home


War Memorial Health Centre

Estate Agent

Digby Turner & Co
Halifax Property Services - Montague Harris
Miles Keith & Co
William Evans & Co

Pub and Bar

Britannia Inn
Corn Exchange
Horse Shoe Inn
Nant-y-Ffinn Cider Mill
Nantyffin Cider Mill Inn
Swan Inn
White Hart Inn


Beaufort (The)
Glangrwyney Court

Gliffaes Country House Hotel
Nant-y-Ffinn Cider Mill
Nantyffin Cider Mill Inn


Crickhowell Community Primary School
Crickhowell High School
Llangattock C In W Primary & Junior School
Llangynidr County Primary School


Gabb & Co


Crickhowell Taxis

Sports Clubs

Crickhowell Cricket Club (Cricket)
Crickhowell TC (Tennis)


Buds & Blooms
D H P Ltd


Gallop & Rivers Architectural Antiques


Dragon Adventure(Adventure)
Joint Services Hang Gliding and Paragliding Centre(Airsports)
Riverside Riding Centre(Riding)

Places to Stay near Crickhowell

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Ty Croeso Hotel (0.49 miles)

Ty Croeso Hotel

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The Hotel & Restaurant Ty Croeso translates from Welsh to "House of Welcome" and you can be sure of a warm and friendly welcome from Linda Jarrett, Pavel Vitek and ... More

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Manor Hotel (0.81 miles)

Manor Hotel

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Get away from it all at this hotel high on the side of the Black Mountains, overlooking the Usk Valley and the surrounding hills. Good food, warm hospitality and excellent facilities await ... More

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The Old Rectory Hotel (0.94 miles)

The Old Rectory Hotel

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Set in 13 acres with a 9 hole par 3 golf couirse,with the Brecon to Pontypool canal above the hotel.Once the home of Henery Vaughan the poet,now a hotel with ... More

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Bear Hotel (1.00 miles)

Bear Hotel
Travellers look forward to stopping off at the Bear, a hotel famous far and wide for its welcoming atmosphere, historic character, convivial surroundings and good food. A cobbled forecourt, archway into the inner courtyard and ... More | visit website
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Park Place Guesthouse (1.10 miles)

Park Place Guesthouse
A stylish and superb 4 star guest house offering reasonable price bed and breakfast accommodation in the Brecon Beacons. If you are looking for affordable accommodation with individuality and personal service that is a world away ... More | visit website
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Gliffaes Country House Hotel (2.06 miles)

Gliffaes Country House Hotel

Whether you're fishing for a hotel or looking for a hotel that's got some of the best fishing in the U.K - you've come to the right place. You're also spot on if its amazing ... More | visit website

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Glangrwyney Court (3.69 miles)

Glangrwyney Court
Glangrwyney Court is a family home set in picturesque gardens and parkland in the breathtaking scenery of the National Park and is easily accessible off the main A40 road.

The house is fully centrally heated and ... More | visit website
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Soar Chapel Guest House (5.12 miles)

Soar Chapel Guest House
At Soar Chapel a warm welcome awaits you at this former Baptist Chapel which now serves as a luxury guest house in Ebbw Vale South Wales. Soar Chapel began life in 1851 as a fellowship ... More | visit website
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Usk Inn (5.76 miles)

Usk Inn

Jill and Andrew Felix have a long history in the hospitality industry. The Usk was established in the 1840s at the time of the Brecon to Merthyr Railway. It has an enviable position on the ... More | visit website


Beacons Holiday Cottages (6.22 miles)

300 cottages and farmhouses, sleeping 2 to 40, in the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains, Wye Valley and South Wales Valleys. We are a small local Holiday Cottage Agency where at least one or more of ... More

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