Brynmawr is a small town in the traditional county of Monmouthshire in southeast Wales.

Get in

You can enter Brynmawr through Nantyglo, Ebbw Vale and Abergavenny on main streets. Brynmawr is a small town though has had major events going through it. The London 2012 Olympic Torch also went through Brynmawr carried by local heroes and there is an annual Christmas lights turning on which is held in December. The town's Main Street Beaufort Street features Chinese restaurants, Charity shops, the local MP Nick Smith's office, Opticians and hairdressers. The street then leads onto other streets with Chip shops and clothes stores. There is also a small market which is held on a Saturday morning.

Get around

Brynmawr is an easy access town though in winter months can be hazardous as of snow. Brynmawr's town is easy accessible by car although walking access is limited with traffic lights hard to come by. A useful traffic light however has been placed by the entrance to Ebbw Vale, a handy tool for walkers. If you are however planning a trip to the Brecon Beacons, heading down to Abergavenny is useful and then up to Llanfoist.






There are many hotels and guest houses in nearby towns but not in Brynmawr as of its small size and low tourism.

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