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Glasbury on Wye

Hay-on-Wye, said to be the largest second-hand bookselling town in the world and home of the Festival of Literature is only 3.5 miles away.  There are breathtaking views of the north of the town from Hay Bluff.

Brecon - (10 miles) a busy market town and centre of the now famous international Jazz Festival.  Brecon nestles at the foot of the Brecon Beacons National Park in some of Britain's most outstanding scenery.

Builth Wells - (10 miles) known as the home of the Royal Welsh Show.  One of the towns major attractions is the Wyeside Arts Centre .

The Black Mountains - incorporating Hay Bluff and Lord Hereford’s Knob. The most easterly peaks in the Brecon Beacons are the Black Mountains where you’ll find tiny villages and churches set in a rolling green landscape of picturesque hills and valleys.  

Leominster - (35 min's) Georgian town of some note with beautiful buildings and numerous antique shops.  This in turn is only a few miles from Presteigne and Kington, two other smaller towns of some architectural interest.

Crickhowell - (20 min's) Small town halfway between Brecon/Hay and Abergavenny and popular area opening into the scenic route of the valley leading to Hay-on-Wye and the Black Mountains.

Abergavenny - (30 min's) The town itself, caressed by the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains and nestling in the famous Usk Valley, is full of historic architecture with cultural and scenic interest.