We have the title of ‘food landscape of Wales’, with an annual Food Festival taking place that attracts around 30,000 visitors. We have an exceptional reputation as a town for chefs, food businesses, farmers and producers where visitors can enjoy what the local community has to offer.
With an abundance of restaurants in the vicinity, you will be spoiled for choice of where to eat. Abergavenny town is packed with coffee shops, charming little cafes and eateries, with most serving hand-made goodies locally sourced or foraged. If it’s more ‘fine dining’ that you’re looking for, just a short distance out of Abergavenny are a range of seriously good restaurants, The Hardwicke or The Walnut Tree just to name a few.
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Quaint market towns are nothing without their independent and unique shops and stalls, and Abergavenny doesn’t disappoint! With weekly markets in the Victorian Market Hall, everything from locally produced foods to antiques and bric-a-brac can be found. The town itself is also home to a range of independent knick-knack shops, to luxury brands with stylish items; there’s something for everyone.
If you feel like venturing outside of Abergavenny, there’s plenty to do less than an hour away. Cardiff is a stone’s throw away and is home to everything you could want in a capital city, including the Wales Millennium Centre based in Cardiff Bay, the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Castle, St Fagans, and many more.