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The Dragon Inn

  • High Street
  • Crickhowell
  • Blaenau-gwent
  • NP8 1BE


  • Conference & Meeting Rooms
  • Family
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi

About this property

Located in the centre of Crickhowell in the picturesque Brecon Beacons National Park. Offering free Wi-Fi, delicious restaurant and free onsite parking. The town of Crickhowell is regarded as the jewel in this area, nestling in the beautiful Usk Valley and surrounded by mountains. It's a beautiful spot and a perfect base for adventures in the National Park. There is a dedicated team who's aim is to be attentive yet unobtrusive, ensure each guest has a relaxing break. All in all this hotel offers a friendly atmosphere and is about as far removed from a corporate hotel environment as its possible to get.All en suite bedrooms are individually styled and furnished to offer comfortable accommodation; each room is fully equipped with all modern facilities guests would expect including flat screen televisions with digital channels and tea and coffee making facilities. Rooms comprise of Singles, Doubles, Twins and Family which can accommodate a double and two single beds.Part of the pleasure of running a restaurant in a National Park is the access it gives to locally produced food of the highest quality. The resident Head Chef uses beef, pork, venison and lamb which are raised on the hillsides surrounding Crickhowell. The fresh fish comes from Plymouth every day and not to leave anybody out the menu offer several attractive vegetarian options. There is also an interesting wine list featuring the most popular varieties sourced from the new and old world, plus two local bitters and two lagers on draught.At 519 square miles, the Brecon Beacons National park has more than enough room for everybody, it is easy to escape the crowds and find solitude and great natural beauty. Walks can begin from the hotel and may include Table Mountain, Llangattock Mountain and the Monmouth and Brecon Canal. A short drive towards Brecon would put you at the starting point for an ascent of Pen-y-Fan. At 2,970 ft this is the highest peak in South Wales, the views and features and astonishing. Alongside the Brecon Beacons natural resources you could list the scores of man-made attractions such as the charming and historic market towns of Brecon and Abergavenny and the world heritage centre at irontown Blaenavon (featuring Big Pit a journey down a real coal mine in a miner's cage). Further South lies the city of Cardiff with its historic gondola-style Transport Bridge. Other attractions include langorse lake, Talybont Reservoir, the Usk Valley and town, and Monmouth and the Lower Wye Valley.Crickhowell is a thriving market town snuggling between the Black Mountains and the dramatic Brecon Beacons in arguably the most beautiful valley in the National Park. Guests can visit this lively, friendly community with a strong identity, wonderful shops and many restaurants. There is plenty to do in the area ranging from pony trekking, fishing for salmon and trout, to adventure holidays like paragliding and hang gliding. Local places of interest are the big pit mining museum where you can actually experience what it is like to work in a coal mine. Abergavenny Castle and the Newport to Brecon Canal. Hill walking, wildlife conservation and other attractions in and around the area.

Directions to Dragon Inn

Head west on the M50, where the M50 ends at junction 4 take the first exit at the roundabout heading onto A449 towards, Ross-on-Wye MonmouthA40. At the next roundabout take the third exit onto A40 heading to MonmouthHerefordA49Wilton (go through two roundabouts entering Wales). Exit onto A40 toward Abergavenny, (go through 1 roundabout) and at the second roundabout take the second exit onto Heads of the Valley Rd A465, then take the left exit heading towards Merthyr Road and then a the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Merthyr Rd A4143. Continue on this road passing over two roundabouts, at the third roundabout take the first exit onto Brecon RdA40. Continue on this road for around 5 miles, upon entering Blairgowrie take a left onto High Street and Dragon Inn is located on the right.

Check in and check out times

You can check in from 14:00. You need to check out by 11:00.



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