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Crickhowell Town Information

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Crickhowell Bridge Photo © Gordon Hatton
Crickhowell Bridge
Photo - Gordon Hatton CCL

spacer image This picturesque town on the banks of the River Usk in Powys lies within easy reach of the spectacular Brecon Beacons National Park and has been dubbed ‘The Glittering Jewel of the Vale’.

The river is spanned by a 13-arch bridge dating from the 16th century while nearby Table Mountain was the site of an Iron Age fort.  

A few miles distant are the Agen Allwedd caves - one of the longest caves with a single entrance in the British Isles. Crickhowell’s most famous son was the mapping expert Sir George Everest, Surveyor-General of India, after whom Mount Everest was named.