Abertillery-Cwmtillery Lakes

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The town nestles in a wooded valley where shoppers can explore the network of streets. Abertillery has a well preserved Victorian arcade linking High Street and Commercial Street and a market visits the town every Thursday.

The surrounding hillsides are filled with relicts from Abertillery’s proud past and there is no better way to explore this history and local folklore than taking on of the towns 9 Tyleri Trails.

Visitors should also check out the beautiful Cwmtillery Lakes, St Illtyd’s Church that dates back to the twelfth century and the magnificent Guardian commemorating the 45 men and boys who lost their life at Six Bells.

The nearest railway station to Abertillery is Llanhilleth on the Ebbw Valley line from Cardiff Central.



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Map & Directions

Road Directions

M4 Junction 28, A467.

Public Transport Directions

Accessible by Public Transport: Llanhilleth station is 3 miles away.



Blaenau Gwent, NP13 1YL

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Tyleri Trails, Abertillery9 walking trails based from 4 hubs exploring the rich history and folk lore of the area.

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