There is a great selection of pubs and restaurants within a short drive of Pyscodlyn; from pub grub through to Michelin Star dining we have it all! A selection of these can be found here. The Lamb and Flag Inn is a 20 minute walk from the site.
Both Abergavenny and Crickhowell have some wonderful independent shops with Crickhowell being crowned the winner of the ‘Best British High Street’ in 2018. Abergavenny is a bustling town with the market hall coming to life each Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Further afield are the towns of Brecon and Monmouth.
Heritage and Gardens
The Welsh Marches have more castles per square mile than any other part of Britain including Raglan Castle, Tretower Court, Abergavenny Castle, Llanthony Priory, White Castle, Chepstow Castle and Grosmont Castle.
Kentchurch Court, Dewstow, High Glanau Manor and Vedw House have well known gardens and within 1 ½ hours there is the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Dyffryn Gardens and Aberglasney Gardens.
Linda Vista Gardens in Abergavenny is a lovely location for a picnic or to link in with a walk around the castle meadows and Abergavenny Castle and Museum.
In Abergavenny, Baker Street cinema and the Borough Theatre both have a packed programme of films and events. St Mary’s Priory is one of the largest Parish Churches in Wales. The adjacent Tithe Barn houses the Abergavenny Millennium Tapestry and an interactive display of the history of the town and Priory. In both Abergavenny and Crickhowell there are fabulous art and craft shops to explore and numerous galleries to enjoy.
To help you get to know this wonderful part of Wales, take a look at these 7 great ideas for days out.
There are lots of popular local attractions in the area, details of which can be found by here or by browsing the leaflets in our reception area. Alternatively do ask for further information or ideas and we will do our best to help.
Big Pit National Coal Museum is 20 minutes by car and a popular attraction whatever the weather. Discover the world of coal mining on an underground tour with an ex-miner. Admission free. Open all year.
Brecon Mountain Railway Take a trip to the Lakeside Café and enjoy the panoramic views over the Taf Fechan Reservoir to the Brecon Beacons.
The Sugarloaf Vineyard is 5 minutes by car, or a 30 minute stroll from the campsite. Take a tour of the vineyard followed by refreshments in the licensed coffee shop.
The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal is a peaceful and rural canal passing through a generous swathe of the Brecon Beacons National Park with many towns and villages to explore along the way.
St Fagans National Museum of History has been Wales’s most popular heritage attraction for many years. A place to explore history through people’s everyday lives.
Dan Yr Ogof Show Caves Award winning visitor attraction with show caves, life-size dinosaurs, Shire Horse Centre and Farm.
Waterfalls are plentiful and a popular destination in the Brecon Beacons.