Abergavenny Fine Food Festival is one of the most well-known gastronomy events in the UK. In the centre of the historic town, visitors can enjoy five market venues and with a stroller ticket they can access over 200 stalls featuring the best culinary producers from both Wales and further afield. There’s also a programme of chef demonstrations, a children’s food academy on the grounds of the town’s ancient castle, and live music and entertainment. The Event has all the ingredients needed to enjoy a pleasurable and delicious weekend.
Restaurants and pubs in Abergavenny are known for their excellent standards and visitors are given the opportunity to experience this fame first-hand.
In addition to the edible attractions, the town is a great base to explore the Brecon Beacons National Park, with the Black Mountains forming a backdrop to the quaint lanes, riverbanks and meadows. History buffs will be interested in the Blaenavon World Heritage Site, a key location in the Industrial Revolution. There are plenty of quaint places to stay, from romantic cottages to boutique hotels.
Getting there: Abergavenny is a 35-40 minute train journey from Cardiff, and takes just under an hour to reach there by car from Cardiff.