New homes in Abergavenny
New homes in Abergavenny
Make the Move
Located in Monmouthshire and known as the ‘Gateway to Wales’ Abergavenny has a rich history, cultural attractions, great shopping and family days out.
With the picturesque scenery of the Brecon Beacons also on its doorstep, buying a new home in Abergavenny offers the best of both worlds. The capital of Wales is just a 40 minute drive away, yet you can enjoy the country life too.
Things to see and do
One of the benefits of living is Abergavenny is its close proximity to some of the UK’s most impressive countryside.
The Brecon Beacons National Park offers great scenic walks whatever the season. Here you’ll spot lots of different types of plants and flowers and it’s a great spot for hikers and cyclists, climbers and those who fancy a spot of fishing. Thrill seekers are also catered for as paragliding is really popular here.
History features strongly in Abergavenny. Whether you want to visit eerie standing stones, marvel at elegant mansions, be fascinated by Roman ruins or climb to the top of Raglan Castle, you won’t be disappointed. Modern industrial history can also be explored at the nearby Blaenavon World Heritage Site and Big Pit mine.
If you love food you’ll be pleased with the wide selection of gastro pubs, atmospheric inns and restaurants serving up delicious fare. Local produce can be sampled at local farmers markets, while Abergavenny Food Festival is an annual highlight.
Abergavenny has great transport links and is just 40 minutes away from Cardiff by road.
It’s also just 25 minutes from the M4 junction 24 at Newport via the A449 and A40, while London can be reached in less than three hours and Birmingham in less than two via the M5, M50 and A40.
A number of the towns in the Brecon Beacons can be easily reached such as Brecon, Talgarth and Hay-on-Wye. Monmouth can be reached in just 15 minutes where you will find chic boutiques, café culture and pubs.
Abergavenny train station is just 10 minutes from the town centre, served by frequent trains on the Newport to Shrewsbury Line.
Connections are available to destinations around the country such as Manchester and London, while Cardiff can be reached in just 20 minutes by train and Bristol in 50 minutes.
A good bus service also gives Abergavenny strong links to towns such as Hereford, Cardiff, Newport, Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil.
The nearest airport to Abergavenny is Cardiff, which is just over an hour away via the M4, offering both internal and international flights.