Abergavenny pub walk.  Length 0.3 miles. Walking time 8 min.

Abergavenny (Welsh: Y Fenni), meaning Mouth of the River Gavenny, is a market town in Monmouthshire, Wales. It is located 15 miles (24 km) west of Monmouth on the A40 and A465 roads, 6 miles (10 km) from the English border. The town contains the remains of a medieval stone castle built soon after the Norman conquest of Wales.

Abergavenny is promoted as the "Gateway to Wales". Situated at the confluence of a tributary stream, the Gavenny, and the River Usk, it is almost surrounded by two mountains – the Blorenge (559 m) and the Sugar Loaf (596 m) – and five hills: Ysgyryd Fawr (The Skirrid), Ysgyryd Fach (Skirrid Fach), Deri, Rholben and Mynydd Llanwenarth, known locally as "Llanwenarth Breast". It provides access to the nearby Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons National Park. The Offa's Dyke Path is close by and the Marches Way, the Beacons Way and Usk Valley Walk all pass through the town.
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Coliseum - AbergavennyStart at the Coliseum.

Lion Street Abergavenny NP7 5PE  Open all day from 8am  Free Wifi

This Wetherspoon pub is the former Coliseum cinema, which opened in 1913 and screened its last film in the 1990s. A good range of ales, with Wetherspoons usual food offering available all day.
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http://www.jdwetherspoon.co.uk/home/pubs/the-coliseum

Walk up the slope to the main street and turn left. Turn right into Flannel Street


The Hen and Chickens

Hen and Chickens, Abergavenny

Flannel Street,  NP7 5EG.  Open all day from 10.30am, Noon on Sundays.
Food is served all day Monday to Saturday from noon to 8pm and Sunday from midday to 6pm. Free Wifi. Live music every other Sunday from 1pm - 4pm, and one Friday a month.
Brains Bitter, Brains Rev James, Brains SA, Brains SA Gold.
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http://www.sabrain.com/henandchickens

Return to the main street and turn right down the gentle hill to the angel on your right.



The Angel, AbergavennyNext is The Angel Hotel
15 Cross St,  NP7 5EN  Established in 1829 as a Posting Inn, Caradog Hotels Ltd., a privately owned company took over The Angel Hotel in 2003. The London coach, which bore the name 'Champion' would leave Fleet Street in London at 8.00pm. and arrive at the Angel Hotel in Abergavenny the following morning at 11.00am. This gives an average speed of eight miles an hour, including numerous stops for changing horses.
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http://www.angelabergavenny.com/

Continue down the hill to the Coach and Horses on your left.


The Coach and Horses

Coach and Horses

41 Cross St,  NP7 5ER
Single room bar with a well worn look, More a locals pub than a tourist destination.
Open all day from 11:30 am daily, Sundays 11am.
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http://www.bigreddirectory.com/coach-and-horses-abergavenny

Continue down the hill to the Swan Hotel.



Swan Hotel, Abergavenny


The Swan Hotel  Currently Closed

33 Cross Street, NP7 5ER
Open Weekdays 10am - 11pm, Saturday 10am - 12pm and Sunday from 12pm - 10pm.
Very reasonable food prices and well kept beers. Has its own car park, and is next to the Bus Station and public car park. A carvery is offered on Sundays from noon.
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http://www.swanhotelabergavenny.co.uk/


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