Crickhowell is a small market town with many individual shops, ancient inns and plenty to do for visitors and residents. A settlement has existed here at least since iron-age settlers built a fort on the top of Crug Hywel, also called Table Mountain after its flat top. In the town a motte and bailey castle, remains of which still exist, was built by the Normans.
Surrounding Crickhowell are the picturesque villages of Llangattock, Llanbedr, Llangenny, Glangrwyney, Tretower and Cwmdu, each with its special character.
Mae Crughywel yn dre farchnad bach, gyda llawer o siopiau unigolyn, tafarnau hen iawn, a digon i ymwelwyr a preswyliwr i wneud. Mae trefedigiath yma ers dynion y’r oedran wedi adeladu amddiffna ar ben Crug Hywel, hysbys yn lleol fel mynydd bwrdd, achos eu phen gwastad. yn y dref, mae gwargedion yn parhau o’r castell, gyda motte a bailey, adeladwyd rhain gan y Normandiau.O gwpas Crughywel, a’r ardal mae pentrefau prydferth iawn, Llangatwg, Llanbedr, Llangenni, Glangrwne, Tretower a Cwmdu, pob un gyda cymeriadau arbennig.
Crickhowell is easily accessible by car via the A40 from the direction of both Abergavenny or Brecon. The Heads of the Valleys A465 provides access to Ebbw Vale, Merthyr Tydfil, Cardiff. Public transport : Train station in Abergavenny. Crickhowell is on the 43/X43 bus route.
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