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County - South Wales | Map
Tel code: 01495 | code search
Postcode: NP13 | code search
Population: 14000
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Abertillery is an interesting old coal mining town nestling in the Welsh Valleys in Gwent, south east Wales, and is home to over eleven thousand people. From the quiet, humble beginnings of a small hamlet, the town erupted and the population expanded when the Coal Mines and the Industrial Revolution arrived with a vengeance, workers were enticed from the surrounding areas and interestingly also from Somerset. The Somerset Miners worked alongside Welsh Miners sharing their knowledge of Wall mining, the town prospered with its heavy industry of coal, tin plate, and steel works. A stroll around the town will uncover an interesting mix of architecture, and as it is situated just 16 miles or so from Gwent it's ideally placed. Today's visitors can enjoy the stunning countryside where a network of paths and cycleways are on offer in the Ebbw Fach Valley. There is a vast choice of shops in Church Street and Somerset Street that will test the hardiest of shoppers, and opposite the imposing 19th Century church that's dedicated to St Michael will find the attractive Victorian Shopping Arcade. There are cafes, restaurants to please most tastes and a wide range of pubs and bars offering a warm welcome.

Dentist

Abertillery Dental Practice
Dental Surgery

Doctor

Doctorsí Surgery
Dr A Thonrton
The Surgery

Estate Agent

Gregory & Phillips
Thompson Dennes & Mapp

Market

Abertillery Market

Performing Arts

Abertillery Orpheus Male Choir

Pub and Bar

Crown Inn
Dolls House
Mitre Inn
Newbridge End Inn
Railway Inn

Restaurant

Charcoal Grill
Lahore Balti
Peking Town

School

Abertillery Comprehensive School
Abertillery Primary School
Blaentillery Primary School

Lewis & Lines

Solicitor

Granville West Chivers & Morgan

Taxi

Cavalier Cabs
Oak Street Taxis

Shops

Boots
Sensational Creations
Sensational Creations

Places to Stay near Abertillery

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Premier Inn Ebbw Vale (3.31 miles)

Ideally located in the heart of the South Wales Valleys; the town is rich in local history, steeped in the Steel and Mining that made the town what it is today. Ebbw Valley station provides ... More | visit website
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Maes Manor Country Hotel (4.21 miles)

Maes Manor Country Hotel

Set in the heart of the Welsh Valleys with beautiful views over landscaped gardens, yet just a short distance from Cardiff and Newport, Maes Manor is the perfect retreat for leisure and business guests alike.Maes ... More | visit website

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The Newbridge Hotel (4.63 miles)

The Newbridge Hotel
The Newbridge Hotel has been in existance since 1898, and although the hotel ceased trading as a hotel some 40 years ago, the locals continued to refer to the premises as "The Hotel". Accommodation at ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Pontypool (5.28 miles)

Premier Inn Pontypool
Ideally located within easy reach of Pontypool and New Inn train station, just 2 miles away. For shops and local amenities Newport town centre is also only 2 miles away. Our Pontypool Premier Inn has everything ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Pontypool (5.48 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Monnington Lodge (5.51 miles)

Monnington Lodge

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Monnington Lodge is a friendly country inn in Blackwood, near Newport. Originally a 16th Century Farmhouse, this quaint building located near the Brecon Beacons is brimming with country charm and ... More

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Soar Chapel Guest House (5.55 miles)

Soar Chapel Guest House
At Soar Chapel a warm welcome awaits you at this former Baptist Chapel which now serves as a luxury guest house in Ebbw Vale South Wales. Soar Chapel began life in 1851 as a fellowship ... More | visit website
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Ye Olde Red Lion (5.60 miles)

Ye Olde Red Lion

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This family-run free house in the heart of Tredegar has a friendly bar with Sky television, showing the best sporting action on 2 big screens.
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Halfway House (6.44 miles)

Halfway House
A traditional style pub and restaurant with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, offering a wide selection of home cooked food and grills and great service with a smile. Our rooms are modern and recently refurbished ... More | visit website
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The Hardwick (7.52 miles)

The Hardwick
The Hardwick has become a serious gastronomic destination since beginning life as a country pub in the 1800ís. Winning Best Gastro- pub in the UK 2010/11 in the National Restaurant Awards as well as AA ... More | visit website

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