Serviced Apartments in Abertillery

Abertillery

Serviced Apartments in Abertillery

Abertillery is the largest town in the Ebbw Fach valley, a stunning part of Wales. Surrounded by countryside and mountains, this area is bursting with beauty. A traditional market town centre lined with Victorian architecture, this town has so much to offers guests staying in the area. Breath-taking landscapes, museums, and a theatre, make Abertillery the perfect place to enjoy and relax in Wales.

Why should you visit Abertillery

From the early 19th century to recent years, Abertillery expanded rapidly to one of the largest towns in Monmouthshire. Many of the residents in surrounding counties, including Somerset and the Forest of Dean migrated to Abertillery and the nearby area. With a past in major industrial development this town quickly became home to six large coal mines and numerous smaller mines.  At the peak of Abertillery’s coal mining industry the mines were producing millions of tons of coal.
This area boasts artefacts from the Bronze Age, medieval farmhouses, and a Norman castle mound as well.

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Abertillery serviced apartments offer the ideal base for those staying in the town, close to amenities and supermarkets. Surrounded by Welsh countryside, this area is the perfect place for hikes and walks around the paths that traverse the local countryside. Serviced apartments in Abertillery will allow you the space, flexibility, and privacy you need during your stay.

Separate living areas, bedrooms, and kitchens let families benefit from their own space and give the feel of living like a local whilst still having that vacation and relaxation feel.

Things to do in Abertillery

Abertillery is a historian’s paradise; home to the Abertillery Museum which has discovered Bronze Age items in the local area. Ruined farmhouses, castles, and coal mines fill the area with walking and cycling tracks that criss-cross the landscape. St. Illtyd’s Church that overlooks the town dates back to the 13th century with 6th century origins and is the oldest standing building in the borough.

From the town guests can reach historical sites such as the Big Pitt: National Coal Museum, Guardian – Six Bells Mining Memorial, Blaenavon Ironworks, and the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway. Other tourist destinations such as the Festival Park Owl Sanctuary, The Eden Centre, and Super Tubing are all just a short drive from the town centre.

Best time of the year to visit Abertillery

Abertilley’s countryside offers beauty the year round. However, the weather can be unpredictable in this part of the world, and it is best to visit during the summer months between May and September. During this period the town is more likely to benefit from pleasant temperatures and less rainfall than the average.

Places to eat in Abertillery

Abertillery offers guests take-aways, restaurants, and cosy cafes to discover. From fish and chips to pizza, there is something for everyone in this town. Both Newport and Pontypool are under half an hour’s drive from Abertillery so if nothing takes your fancy in Abertillery then head out a little further south and there will be something to tantalise your taste buds.