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Cwmbran is a flourishing new town located in the Eastern Valley of South Wales. There are various attractions in the area, a Community Farm ideal for families; the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal; and a reservoir where there are activities available such as sailing and fishing. There is an Arts Centre which hosts regularly changing exhibitions; and close by is a restored 17th Century mill.

The town boasts a superb shopping centre providing over 3,000 free parking spaces. The historic market town of Pontypool is located to the north of Cwmbran. Dominated by 150 acres of Pontypool Park, on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

There is a museum which documents the history of Pontypool; a folly and a grotto from which there are breathtaking views over the surrounding area of Torfaen; the longest dry ski slope in Wales is located in the Park, as well as a leisure centre and an adventure playground for children.

Nearby is a railway museum, and the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal runs through the town

The small town of Blaenavon, and its surrounding landscape is now a World Heritage Site, home to a variety of attractions, including a steam railway, a canal, and museums describing the industrial heritage of the area. These attractions give an insight into living and working conditions in South Wales during the Industrial Revolution.

There is a Tourist Information Centre located at Blaenavon Ironworks, as well as offering guided tours of the Ironworks, and researching family history, the Centre provides information on days out, attractions, activities and route planning in the area.

Open from 9:30am until 4:30pm, seven days a week from 1st April until the end of October. Population 91,000


Big Pit Mining Museum
Greenmeadow Community Farm


Monmouthshire County Council

Estate Agent

Beverley Morgan & Co
Cormack John
Davies & Sons
Halifax Property Services
Peter Alan Ltd

Golf Club

Greenmeadow Golf Club

Pub and Bar

Bush Inn
Doralt Inn
Mount Pleasant Inn
New Bridge End Inn
Queen Inn
Rose & Crown
Square Inn
Terrace Inn

Waterloo Inn


A 2 B Taxis
Gwent Taxis
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Congress Theatre

Sports Clubs

Croesio Llanyravon Judo Kwai (Martial Arts)
Croesyceiliog CC (Cricket)
Cwmbran LTC (Tennis)
Griffithstown Harriers (Athletics)
Kyo Ei Kai (Martial Arts)


Julian Graves
J J B Sports
Events Casino
House Of Fraser
The Entertainer

Places to Stay near Cwmbran

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Parkway Hotel (1.17 miles)

Parkway Hotel
All rates include full breakfast, complimentary wifi and free parking. The privately owned Best Western Parkway Hotel is set in 7.5 acres of gardens in Cwmbran near Newport in South Wales. This 4 star AA accredited luxury ... More | visit website
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Roman Lodge Hotel (2.80 miles)

Roman Lodge Hotel

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Situated on the outskirt of Caerleon the Roman Lodge is frequented by business users in the week. At weekends things change. We have over 30 Golf courses within a 20 ... More

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Travelodge Pontypool (3.09 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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Newport Lodge Hotel (3.22 miles)

Newport Lodge Hotel

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The Newport Lodge Hotel is the perfect small owner-operated, full service hotel for business and private guests.
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Premier Inn Pontypool (3.25 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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Priory Hotel & Restaurant (3.89 miles)

Priory Hotel & Restaurant

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The Historic Town Of Caerleon lies on the river UK, just 3 miles from Newport and close to the M4 Motorway. Today much of Caerleon's past can still be seen, ... More

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At Home In The City (4.19 miles)

At Home In The City

Our serviced/self-contained ground-floor apartments are conveniently located within walking distance of Newport city centre, five minutes from M4 (J28) and twelve miles from Cardiff with its famous Millennium Stadium.

At Home in the City‚ Newport Accommodation is only ... More | visit website

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Kings Hotel (4.22 miles)

Kings Hotel

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Just 5 minutes from the M4, in the heart of Wales' newest city, this privately-owned hotel offers modern services and traditional comforts, next to national rail and bus services.

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Cwrt Bleddyn Hotel & Spa (4.27 miles)

Cwrt Bleddyn Hotel & Spa

Country House Hotel in the beautiful Welsh borderlands with full leisure facilities and full Clarins Spa and good food - all you need for a peaceful and relaxing getaway.

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Travelodge Newport Central (4.27 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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