A former coaching inn, The Bear at Crickhowell has been welcoming guests for 500 years and still extends the same warmth, comfort, cosy atmosphere, good food and wide selection of drinks as ever before.
You can eat and drink with friendly locals in the historic bar – with its oak beams, wooden floors and open fires – or in the more intimate settings of our restaurants. In the summer, we’ll serve you in our beautiful gardens, surrounded by fragrant flowers and shaded by trees.
Guests can stay in oak-beamed rooms just as stagecoach passengers did or in more modern suites, some with spa baths.
Character oozes from every wall, with oak beams, open fires wood panels, flag stones and cobbles.
All of this in the charming town of Crickhowell, winner of the Best High Street in Britain 2018 and Sunday Times Best Place to Live in Wales 2019. We are surrounded by the stunning scenery of the Brecon Beacons National Park, yet just over two hours from London and around an hour from Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea or Birmingham. Could this be why The Bear was awarded Silver in The Great Outdoors Magazine Awards Best Walkers Pub Category 2019?