Tyr-Pwll Holiday Cottages - The Area

You will find Tyr Pwll Holiday Cottages on the outskirts of Abergavenny. Just 2 miles from the centre of this well known market town, also known as the “Gateway To Wales”.

Abergavenny Castle River Usk - Abergavenny


We are just 20 miles from the M4, 3 hours from London, 1 1/2 hours from Birmingham, 3/4 hour from Cardiff, and within 1/2 hour of , Hay on Wye and Hereford, with its beautiful cathedral, Monmouth and many more such beautiful towns.

Brecon Beacons Hereford Cathedral


The scenery around the Brecon Beacons and the Wye Valley is second to none, at any time of year, and provides many areas of relaxation, including bird-watching, walking, cycling, golfing, fishing, horse riding, hang gliding, and of course, eating out at the many excellent restaurants near by, (The Hardwick –owned by TV celebrity chef Steve Terry- a top class restaurant - within a few minutes walking distance, but booking is now essential). Other excellent pubs and restaurants within east reach are The Fox Hunter at Nantyderry, The Bell at Skenfrith, The Walnut Tree and The Bear at Crickhowell, and another local pub The King Of Prussia just over a mile away, does excellent pub food, but this is just a sample of the great places to eat in the area.

Raglan Castle Black Moumtains


Abergavenny hosts many popular annual events, including the in May, the in August and the famous Food Festival which takes place in September. There are also many golf courses in this area, including Monmouthshire Golf Club at Abergavenny, Rolls at Monmouth, the Marriott St. Pierre at Chepstow, The Celtic Manor at Newport, which hosted The Ryder Cup in 2010, Raglan Parc, Woodlake (Cwmbran) and Alice Springs between Abergavenny and Usk.

Within a 15 minute drive you can be at the World Heritage Site of Big Pit Mining Museum at Blaenavon, where former miners will tell you the history of the mine, show you around and even take you down underground to see how coal used to be mined.

With so much to see and do, you'll have to make another visit to fit everything in.