The 10 Best Things to Do in Abergavenny, United Kingdom

Discover the best top things to do in Abergavenny, United Kingdom including Sugarloaf Mountain, White Castle, The Skirrid, Abergavenny Museum and Castle, The Tithe Barn, St Marys Church, Linda Vista Gardens, Priory Church of St Mary, Brecon Beacons Tourist Information, Patricio Church, St.Mary's Church (Capel-y-ffin).

1. Sugarloaf Mountain

Llanwenarth, Abergavenny NP7 7LA, Wales Nature & Parks, Mountains
Excellent
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5 based on 165 reviews

Sugarloaf Mountain

Reviewed By G_EvansWales - Brecon, United KingdomBrecon, United Kingdom

Great views on clear days

The walk up to the top is possible by many different routes, the easiest routes are however becoming like a busy highway with the number of people on weekends. We have been up this hill many times but rarely with clear visibility by the time we reach the

2. White Castle

7m E of Abergavenny, Abergavenny NP7 8UD, Wales Sights & Landmarks, Castles
Excellent
55%
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4.5 based on 177 reviews

White Castle

Reviewed By ian j - Usk, United KingdomUsk, United Kingdom

A walk through history

Known as one of The Three Castles, the other two being Skenfrith and Grosmont.Although a ruin, this castle looks virtually complete i.e. it has not started to fall down or has had stone taken away for other uses. The castle was originally rendered and whi

3. The Skirrid

| Llanddewi Skirrid, Abergavenny NP7 8AP, Wales Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Hiking Trails
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75%
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5 based on 56 reviews

The Skirrid

Reviewed By HiyaTina - Cwmbran, United KingdomCwmbran, United Kingdom

Breath of fresh air

New year ..so thought we would start up our walking again myself and my hubby.We decided to give the skirrid a go. It was a saturday morning, the weather was ok, it had rained on the friday night, and was overcast, cloudy but seemed perfect for our walk.W

4. Abergavenny Museum and Castle

Castle Street, Abergavenny NP7 5EE, Wales Sights & Landmarks, Museums, History Museums, Castles More
Excellent
37%
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4 based on 311 reviews

Abergavenny Museum and Castle

Reviewed By kirajs - Newport, United KingdomNewport, United Kingdom

Lovely museum!

I was pleasantly surprised at how good this little attraction was. There's not much of the castle left to see apart from walls but the information boards are very good. The highlight for me though was the museum. It gave a lovely overview of the history o

5. The Tithe Barn, St Marys Church

Monk Street, Abergavenny NP7 5ND, Wales Museums, History Museums
Excellent
57%
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4.5 based on 141 reviews

The Tithe Barn, St Marys Church

This should definitely be listed. There is a wonderful museum, cafe with outdoor seating area, and exhibition,beautiful Millennium Tapestry

Reviewed By antano2013 - Leicester, United KingdomLeicester, United Kingdom

No food,impolite staff.

Staying near Abergavenny and following research,we had planned to visit the castle and then have lunch in the Tithe Barn. On arrival at the cafe door there was a sign saying it was open Monday-Saturday 9-4 but the door was locked. I went round to the info

6. Linda Vista Gardens

Tudor Street, Abergavenny NP7 5DL, Wales Nature & Parks, Gardens
Excellent
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4.5 based on 16 reviews

Linda Vista Gardens

Reviewed By Tony2710 - Buckland Newton, United KingdomBuckland Newton, United Kingdom

Pleasing despite being scorched!

Took walk through gardens rather battered by heatwave ...suspect very beautiful in June. That said a little more TLC would be in order. At bottom end nice water meadow of several acres bordering the lovely River Usk. Although regular visitor to Abergavenn

7. Priory Church of St Mary

Abergavenny, Wales Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites, Churches & Cathedrals
Excellent
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4.5 based on 24 reviews

Priory Church of St Mary

Reviewed By Clivel_98 - Hereford, United KingdomHereford, United Kingdom

Interesting church with some great artefacts.

The church is based around the old priory. There are some interesting stained glass windows. There are also lots of fine monumentary statues in the church as well.The roof (restored) is beautiful. Opposite the church is a restored tithe barn used for othe

8. Brecon Beacons Tourist Information

Monk Street | The Tithe Barn, Abergavenny NP7 5ND, Wales Traveler Resources, Visitor Centers
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4.5 based on 29 reviews

Brecon Beacons Tourist Information

We are the Abergavenny and Brecon Beacons National Park Information Centre, we hold information all about Abergavenny, Monmouthshire and The Brecon Beacons National Park so if you need to know whats on, what to do, or what to see in the area we are the people to come and see. We have lots of free information as well as books and maps for sale. Our staff and volunteers are all passionate about our wonderful area and would love to help you get the most out of your visit.

Reviewed By valerie_gxv - Gloucester, United KingdomGloucester, United Kingdom

Not just a tourist info centre, also a great little café and an exhibition centre upstairs.

Helpful staff and a great little café hiding behind it. Don't be misled by the small frontage. Upstairs is a (free) exhibition centre. St Mary's Priory next door and the Swan Meadow car park immediately behind. A recommended first stop for visitors to Abe

9. Patricio Church

| Partrishow, Abergavenny NP7 7LU, Wales Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals, Historic Sites
Excellent
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5 based on 7 reviews

Patricio Church

Reviewed By David H - Bristol, United KingdomBristol, United Kingdom

Remote Church in beautiful location

The church dedicated to St Issui was originally built in about 1060. The oldest part of the present building is probably the shrine chapel at the west end. The stone altar is thought to cover Issui's grave. He is said to be Celtic holy man living as a her

10. St.Mary's Church (Capel-y-ffin)

Vale of Ewyas, Abergavenny NP7, Wales Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
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4.5 based on 15 reviews

St.Mary's Church (Capel-y-ffin)

Reviewed By baldred - Newport, United KingdomNewport, United Kingdom

Heaven on Earth?

Been visiting this beautiful little church for decades, situated in a lovely valley, the churchyard is populated by interesting gravestones and numerous yew trees. Step inside, look around, breathe in the atmosphere and as you do read the inscription on t

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