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The cottages are situated on our private wharf on the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal in Llanfoist, just outside Abergavenny, Wales.

Travelling by car

Our idyllic location near the Welsh border is surprisingly convenient for the motorway network, being just a short drive from the M4, M5 and M50. Here are some approximate travel times:

Birmingham   1 hr 50 mins         London (Central)           3 hrs

Bristol            1 hr                      London (Heathrow)     2¾ hrs

Cardiff           50 mins                Manchester                 3½ hrs

Edinburgh     7 hrs                    Newcastle                    5½ hrs

Glasgow           6½ hrs               Norwich                       4¾ hrs

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Travelling by train

Abergavenny station is less than 10 minutes away by taxi. It’s on the main line with trains from Manchester, North Wales, South Wales and West Wales stopping here. If travelling from London Paddington, take a train to Newport and change for Abergavenny. See approximate journey times or visit

Travelling by plane

Our nearest airports are Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff and East Midlands, and all have major car hire companies on site. If flying into London Heathrow or London Gatwick you can catch the train to us or hire a car.