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General Information

Crickhowell​ is located in the Powys region of WalesUnited Kingdom and sits on the river Usk, in the eastern part of the Brecon Beacons National Park, on the southern edge of the Black Mountains.

A small market town, Crickhowell is growing in the tourism industry with the summer months being especially busier.  In 2005 a Tourist Information centre was built which is filled with information on the town and area.  There are many local shops and restaurants lining the streets, with a good friendly atmosphere.

A notable feature of Crickhowell includes the seventeenth century stone bridge with its odd-numbered arches over the river - a fantastic feature immortalised in images portraying the town.  Agriculture is still an important industry for the area with over 20 000 acres forming part of the Glanusk Park Estate.  Most people visit Crickhowell to see the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons, to experience the outdoor life.

Things to do and see in Crickhowell​

There are many activities and attractions in and around Crickhowell​​​​​​​ some of which are :-

  • the annual Art Trail of studios and galleries
  • Walking Festival in February/March
  • fourteenth century parish church of St Edmund - a service is held every Sunday
  • Tretower Court and Castle
  • mountain biking
  • camping
  • fly-fishing
  • the Green Man Festival takes place annually in mid-August at Glanusk

Please see the activities directory for more information.

Accommodation in Crickhowell​

The accommodation in Crickhowell varies from bed and breakfasts to guesthouses and inns.  Please view the accommodation directory which gives tourists an extensive choice.

Restaurants and Businesses in Crickhowell​

The restaurant and business directories will provide more information, or you can add your own free business listing.

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