Crickhowell is one of the most popular towns in Mid Wales, thanks to its prime location in the Brecon Beacons. Staying in our Crickhowell cottages means you not only have the National Park on your doorstep, with walks into the Usk Valley, the Black Mountains and beyond, but also access to a pretty town with a history dating back to the 13th century. Enjoy your next walking holiday or rural break in charming Crickhowell.
Why visit Crickhowell?
Crickhowell is a lovely town to explore, retaining a traditional high street lined with independent retailers. It’s a walker’s paradise, with the Beacons Way passing through the town and the popular Crickhowell Walking Festival. If you’re looking to explore the Brecon Beacons, there’s no better base than Crickhowell.
Things to do in Crickhowell:
Crickhowell boasts scenic walks aplenty, with the peaks of Crug Hywel and Sugar Loaf Mountain to scale nearby, and the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal and Glanusk Park offering something gentler. It’s also just 6 miles from the larger market town of Abergavenny.
Why stay in a Crickhowell cottage?
A stay at one of our self-catering cottages in Crickhowell places you in the heart of the Brecon Beacons, with a variety of places to eat close by. We offer a variety of accommodation in Crickhowell, from cosy romantic cottages to large countryside mansions.
Three must see things in Crickhowell:
Admire the ruins of 13th-century Crickhowell Castle, which overlook the town
Scale the nearby mountain of Crug Hywel and soak up the views over the Black Mountains
Enjoy a meal at the acclaimed The Bear, found in the heart of Crickhowell