Friends of BOOK•ISH

We’d like to introduce you to a few of our special friends! The links below will transport you to the websites of some very lovely local businesses, shops, restaurants and people – lucky you!

Local Businesses

  • Number 18
    Wonderful food, coffee and cake just a little further down the High Street
  • Gallery on the Usk
    Living directly opposite us (*waves*), a wonderful collection of original art, fine art prints and art greeting cards.
  • Black Mountain Gold
    Exquisite hand made chocolates, truffles, bars and novely items.... the best chocolate we've ever tasted.
  • Kevin Walker Mountain Activities 
    ong established navigation training business based in the Brecon Beacons.
  • Clams Cakes
    Mmmmmmm, cake...  The award winning handmade cake makers; they also have a cafe in Abergavenny
  • Pomegranate Creative
    Solutions for digital printing, advertising, branding, design and digital media in Abergavenny and Monmouthshire.
  • Webbs
    EVERYTHING for the home and garden, a veritable Aladdin's cave of quality products with proper old fashioned service.
  • Llanwenarth Cottage
    Beautiful one bedroom cottage to rent in wonderful surroundings awarded 4 stars by Tourism Wales.
  • Molly's Cottage
    Gem of a holiday cottage situated in an idyllic riverside location a few miles from Crickhowell.
  • Evergreen Blinds
    Beautiful blinds with quality service, and free quotations and fitting. A local family run business.
  • With thanks to Philip Sims & Patty Papageorgiou Axford for the use of some of the photos found on this site and for continued support and friendship.

Local information

Local events

We’re very lucky to have a programme of well known and celebrated events all happening within a 20 mile radius of Crickhowell – here are some you may recognise:

‘So please, OH PLEASE, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away. And in its place you can install. A lovely bookshelf on the Wall.’
R. Dahl,Charlie & the Chocolate Factory