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Gin of the Week / 10 Oct

Gin of The Week at The Bear. This week: Whitley Neil Parma Violet Gin, served with lavender sprig, blackberries and Indian Fever-Tree Tonic. Delicious.

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Real Ales at The Bear / 09 Oct

On the guest pump, Gower Gold from the South Wales Coast. The brewers say: “t has refreshing citrus flavours and the lovely aroma of the cascade hops. Brewed since December 2011, this beer has become an all-round firm favourite. Gower Gold clocks in at 4.5% abv and is available all year round.” We say “delicious”. […]

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Christmas at The Bear. / 02 Oct

Our function menu is out now and we are taking bookings on 01873810408.

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A taste of autumn! / Oct

We give you a taste of autumn with seasonal Blackberry Gin with fresh blackberries, Thyme and Elderflower Tonic.

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Changing Seasons and Tastes / 24 Sep

The seasons change, and so do the flavours at The Bear. We have regular guest ales, special gins and wine of the month. This week, there’s a lasting taste of summer with Aloe and Cucumber Gin, Boss Brave Real Ale and a selection of fine wines.

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BEAR AT THE HEART OF THE COMMUNITY / 10 Sep

The Bear stands proudly at the head of the Best High Street in Britain 2018 and at the centre of Crickhowell. We are a community hub which is the long-term home of organisations like Rotary Club of Crickhowell and Crickhowell Choral Society. If you want to know anything about Crickhowell, come and talk to some […]

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GIN OF THE WEEK / 08 Sep

GIN OF THE WEEK AT THE BEAR. This week, we have Whitley Neil quince gin served with fresh apple, rosemary, and juniper berries and elderflower tonic. #gin #fevertree #crickhowell #ginandtonic

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GREEN BEAR / 14 Aug

The Bear at Crickhowell has gone green in honour of all the visitors for Green Man 2019. Welcome to Crickhowell, the Best High Street in Britain and the best place to live in Wales. Please come and enjoy great food, real ales and a friendly atmosphere. #crickhowll #greenman Green Man Festival​

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NORTH/SOUTH WALES WALKING ROUTE RECOGNISED / 05 Aug

Wales’s newest North/South walking route has been official recognised …and it brings you right past Crickhowell. Check out this link. http://cambrianway.org.uk/route1.htm

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SPECIALS AT THE BEAR / 09 Jul

There’s always something new to try at The Bear; whether it’s the latest special dish for lunch or dinner, an unusual or limited edition gin or a real ale from the guest pump. Here is a selection of what is on this week! #crickhowell #specialmenu #realale #fishdishes #pubmeal #restaurant

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GIN OF JULY / 03 Jul

For the month of July, we have a limited supply of six bottles of Glanusk Estate Gin. This is very special. Only 150 bottles have been made. The gin is trickled through oak chips from the Glanusk Estate at Crickhowell to give it wonderful delicate flavours of oak and orange. We garnish it with a […]

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The Bear – one of Wales’s best pubs according to the AA / 02 Jul

We’re one of the best pubs in Wales – according to the AA. Please come and see why! Click on the link below for more details https://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/whats-on-news/pubs-named-best-wales-right-16514215

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GRAB A BARGAIN FOR A FIVER / 06 Jun

Starting this Saturday! Crickhowell’s Fiver Fest. You can grab a whole host of £5 bargains from Crickhowell’s independent businesses – including The Bear. We’ll have a £5 special offer dish of the day on our afternoon menu every day next week.

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THE BEAR – ONE OF THE BEST FOOD PUBS IN WALES 2019 / 03 Jun

We’ve been named one of the Best Food Pubs in Wales by Wales Online. Here is what they say: “The Bear is right up there among the cosiest, most welcoming pubs in the country. A former coaching inn which has been welcoming guests for 500 years, you can eat and drink in the historic bar […]

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OPEN STUDIOS IN CRICKHOWELL 2019 / 25 May

Now in its eleventh year the Art Trail of Open Studios champions and celebrates locally based artists and their work. It is an annual event which takes place during the Spring Bank Holiday weekend in May. (25 – 27 May 2019) It affords visitors the opportunity to explore and enjoy the beautiful Brecon Beacons and […]

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BEST HIGH STREET IN THE UK / 24 May

In 2018, Crickhowell won the award for Best High Street in the whole of the UK. You can walk out of The Bear and shop in a variety of family-run and independent small businesses – making a visit to The Bear a real experience. Yesterday, Crickhowell hosted the launch of the 2019 Great British High […]

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VINTAGE CARS AT THE BEAR / 08 May

There’s always something to see at The Bear, whatever the weather, and especially when the Midlands Austin Seven Club come to stay.#weather #crickhowell #inn #hotel #vintagecar #austinseven

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GINS AT THE BEAR – FULL LIST / 27 Apr

Here’s the full list of Gins at The Bear. A Bit Of History Gin gets its name from the Dutch word for juniper, which is genever. It is juniper that sets gin apart from all other types of spirits, as it is juniper that officially must be the predominant flavour for a spirit to be […]

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GIN OF THE WEEK / 25 Apr

Every day is Gin Day at The Bear, and every week we will be featuring a different ‘Gin of the Week’ from our menu of 20 Welsh, exotic, botanical and aromatic gins from around the world.  Each featured Gin will be garnished to complement its unique taste and matched with a flavoured Fever-Tree tonic water. The […]

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LAMB SPECIAL AT THE BEAR / 20 Apr

Our Easter Special this year is pedigree Black Mountain Welsh Lamb sourced from a rare breed flock just 15 miles from The Bear. The Upper House Flock are pasture-reared from birth so they have a richer, sweeter flavour and leaner, slightly darker flesh. We are cooking the saddle stuffed with chestnuts, apricot, dates and spices […]

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HYGIENE 5 RATING AT THE BEAR / Apr

We are proudly displaying a 5 Food Hygiene Rating. Thank you to all our hard working staff who made this happen.

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EASTER GARDENS AT THE BEAR / 18 Apr

With fine weather forecast we’ve put the tables and chairs out in the gardens at The Bear so you can dine amongst the early spring flowers.

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EASTER 2019 FOOD TIMES AT THE BEAR / Apr

EASTER EATING AT THE BEAR We are serving food all day from Good Friday to Easter Monday as normal. Friday, Saturday and Monday – Bar 12.00 to 22.00 – afternoon menu 14.15 to 18.00. Restaurant 18.30 to 21.30 Sunday – Bar 12.00 to 14.45 lunch. Afternoon menu 15.30 to 19.00. 1900 to 21.30 dinner. #EASTER #restaurant […]

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WHY CRICKHOWELL IS THE BEST PLACE TO LIVE IN WALES / 14 Apr

The Sunday Times Article which names Crickhowell as the best place to live in Wales.

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EASTER AT THE BEAR / 13 Apr

We’re all ready for Easter. Kids love our decorations. #easter #easterholiday #crickhowell #pubmeal

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60 DAY GUIDE TO CRICKHOWELL OPEN STUDIOS EVENT / 08 Apr

Here is a 60 page guide to the Crickhowell Open Studios event from May 25th to 27th 2019.

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WALES: ONE OF THE TOP 5 FOOD DESTINATIONS IN THE WORLD / Apr

We can only agree with this article which places Wales is one of the top 5 food destinations in The World:

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RECENT REVIEWS / 07 Apr

Recent reviews for The Bear. Thank you for your support. #crickhowell #pub #mealout

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SPRING LAMB SPECIAL AT THE BEAR / 01 Apr

Spring Lamb is a traditional dish for Easter – but chances are, you won’t have tasted anything like the lamb coming to the Specials Menu at The Bear at Crickhowell. Our Head Chef, Padrig Jones, loves finding the very best, locally sourced, Welsh ingredients for seasonal specials and he’s been out on the farm to […]

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REAL ALES AT THE BEAR / 29 Mar

ALES AT THE BEAR. We’re trying a new regular Ale at The Bear as Butcombe Rare Breed joins the lineup. Butcombe Original is on the guest pump. Coming up, Theakston’s Old Peculiar. #realeale#beer#ales#breconbeacons

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MOTHER’S DAY GIFT / 21 Mar

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Give her a gift she can enjoy at a time of her choosing – a voucher towards a meal or drinks at The Bear.#mothersday #motheringsunday #Mum #Gift #Voucher

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IT FEELS LIKE SPRING / 20 Mar

It feels like spring has sprung at The Bear. Come and dine amongst the flowers. #Spring #springflowers #Lamb #BreconBeacons #Crickhowell #pubmeal #dogfriendly

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ROOMS FOR EVERY TASTE / 09 Mar

We have rooms to suit every taste at The Bear, so there’s every reason to come and stay.

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We are one of the Best Food Pubs in Wales – official / 04 Mar

We’ve been named as one of the Best Food Pubs in Wales, according to Wales Online! https://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/food-drink-news/best-food-pubs-wales-2019-11724909?fbclid=IwAR10JpBJmuoiqRLwmknZ0n0ZoSXE6JiHQjR4YFADMS25ulitnXWNccdpN2k

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Pancake Day at The Bear / Mar

We will be serving a selection of pancakes at The Bear on Shrove Tuesday. Why not drop in? #pancakes #shrovetuesday #pancakeday

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Write-up for The Bear / 02 Mar

Influencial food blogger, Gingeybites, enjoyed her stay at The Bear. Read her review here.

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Real Ales at The Bear / 28 Feb

Real ales at The Bear. Next on: Grey Trees Afghan 5.4%. Then: Boss Brewery Arachnophobia 5.3%, Butcombe Rare Breed 3.8% Wadworth Bishops Tipple 5% #realale @realAleUK @RealAleTweets @RealAleLive

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Saint David’s Day at The Bear / 27 Feb

Make a date for Saint David’s Day; this Friday, March 1st at the Bear. The building will be decked out with daffodils and we’ll have some favourite dishes on the specials menu:Cawl, Welsh Rarebit, Welsh Dragon Sausages from FE Richards, Welsh Lamb, Bara Brith served with confit plums. #breconbeacons #StDavidsDay #SaintDavidsDay #Wales #Crickhowell

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WIN A FREE NIGHT AT THE BEAR / 18 Feb

Enter our competition with The Great Inns of Britain, to win a free night B+B at The Bear. Follow this link to find out more.

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VALENTINE’S AT THE BEAR / 29 Jan

Bring your Valentine to The Bear on February 14th, 15th or 16th and sample old favourites from our regular menu as well as a special Valentine’s Menu on all days. #Valentines #Crickhowell #romanticmeal #mealfortwo

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ONE OF THE BEST WALKING FESTIVALS IN BRITAIN – GUARDIAN / 24 Jan

Crickhowell has one of the very best Walking Festivals – according to the Guardian! We think so, too! https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2019/jan/19/joy-of-uk-best-walking-festivals-hiking-black-mountains-wales

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Valentine’s Menu / 21 Jan

If great food is the way to your Valentine’s Heart, then head for The Bear! Our Valentine’s Specials Menu is full of the food of love – sharing dishes, foods to give him or her ‘that loving feeling’. The Menu is available from Thursday 14th to Saturday 16th of February. Call 01873810408#valentines #crickhowell #foodoflove CRiC […]

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New Gin Menu / 18 Jan

We’ve launched a new Gin Menu at The Bear. Come and sample 30 Gins from across the World. We have herbal, organic and aromatic Gin and a full range of Fever Tree Tonic Waters. Try one, or two …#weekend #gin #relax #crickhowell

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WINTER COLOUR AT THE BEAR / 17 Jan

It may be wintry, but there’s still plenty of winter colour in The Bear’s gardens… flowers, just ahead of Valentine’s Day. Our Valentine’s menu is coming soon. #Valentines #wintercolour #gardens #crickhowell

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CRICKHOWELL WALKING FESTIVAL BOX OFFICE / 16 Jan

Crickhowell Walking Festival 9th to 17th March 2019 Nine days of fabulous guided walks in and around the Black Mountains situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park in Mid-Wales.  Follow the link below to book walks and events https://www.crickhowellfestival.com/

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FULL AND PART-TIME WAITING STAFF NEEDED / 12 Jan

We are looking for enthusiastic people with excellent people skills to join our waiting team at The Bear. The ideal candidate will have an outgoing personality and be confident, trustworthy, polite and customer-orientated.  Experience is an advantage but is not essential as training will be given. Please send your CV to lynda@bearhotel.co.uk      

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NINE DAYS OF GUIDED WALKS / 07 Jan

The Crickhowell Walking Festival is earning a reputation as one of the best in Britain – and hardly surprising with the scenery around The Bear.  Enjoy nine days of fabulous guided walks in March and book in to The Bear while you are at it. Follow this link for details of the festival:   https://breconbeacons.wordpress.com/2019/01/07/crickhowell-walking-festival-9th-to-17th-march-2019/

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PRAISE FOR OUR HEAD CHEF / Jan

“Discerning diners in South Wales will welcome the return of Padrig Jones in his new position as Head Chef of The Bear Hotel in Crickhowell, says Monmouthshire Living Magazine – we certainly do!  

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HEALTHY EATING AT THE BEAR / 06 Jan

If you are looking for healthy eating choices after Christmas, we have the dishes for you at The Bear. We have a range of seasonal favourites; comforting vegetable soups, fish and game dishes which are low in fat and high in nutritional value – all presented beautifully, as you would expect from The Bear. Top […]

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ANOTHER GREAT REVIEW FOR THE BEAR! / 05 Jan

Another nice review – thank Iwan! https://www.campaignseries.co.uk/leisure/holidays/17333930.the-bear-hotel-in-crickhowell-has-all-the-necessities/

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GREAT SHOPS ON OUR DOORSTEP, GREAT WALKS FROM OUR DOOR / 04 Jan

Great shops on our doorstep, great walks from our door; Crickhowell, as recommended by The Great Outdoors Magazine.   #crickhowell #breconbeacons #walktoapub #dogfriendly #findyouradventure

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TOP WALKS FOR 2019 NEAR THE BEAR / 29 Dec

The Brecon Beacons’ Top Walks for 2019 – half of them within easy reach of The Bear.  Just right for burning off the Christmas calories https://breconbeacons.wordpress.com/2018/12/29/our-top-walks-for-2019/ via @wordpressdotcom #walkingpub #walktoapub #dogfriendly #realale #realfires

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CAROLS IN THE BEAR / 17 Dec

Crickhowell Choral Society came to sing carols in the main bar at The Bear this evening.  They rehearse here regularly, so we are used to their wonderful sound but just before Christmas it takes on a special joyousness. Crickhowell Choral Society singing carols in the bar at The Bear. Christmas has begun. #crickhowell Posted by […]

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GRIM WEATHER, WARM WELCOME / 15 Dec

When the weather gets grim, the welcome at the Bear just gets warmer.    

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THE BEAR IN THE TELEGRAPH / Dec

The Bear gets a mention in a wonderful write-up for Crickhowell in The Telegraph today.

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THE BEAR ON TV / 11 Dec

The Bear and our chef, Paj, put in an appearance on the Welsh Language Magazine programme, Heno, this week as part of the ongoing coverage of Crickhowell being named the Best High Street in Britain.  #crickhowell #besthighstreet #greatbritishhighstreet #independent #welshlanguage

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LATE NIGHT OPENING IN CRICKHOWELL / 06 Dec

The shops stayed open, the bands played – including in The Bear – and Christmas came to Crickhowell.  This is the best of times to be in The Bear.  

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TRADITIONAL TURKEY DINNER AT THE BEAR / 30 Nov

TRADITIONAL TURKEY DINNER NOW BEING SERVED AT THE BEAR. Turkey dinner with all the trimmings! It tastes every bit as good as it looks. Our Head Chef, Paj, says: “We’re going very traditional, roast turkey served with goose fat roast potatoes, brussels sprouts with pancetta and a bit of cream, finished with sage – beautiful. […]

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BEAR PRAISED IN PARLIAMENT / Nov

The Leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom, praised The Bear in Parliament.

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NEW BAR MENU AT THE BEAR / 20 Nov

There are some small changes to the Bar Menu at The Bear. We are no longer going to serve the Jerk rib and the confit duck terrine is being replaced by a Game Terrine.   

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CRICKHOWELL HIGH STREET – BEST IN BRITAIN / 17 Nov

Crickhowell High Street, where The Bear stands, has been voted the Best High Street in Britain in the 2018 Great British High Street Awards.  Come and enjoy the range of uniquely independent shops, followed by a meal at The Bear of Course. Here is what the judges said: CRICKHOWELL HIGH STREET CROWNED ‘UK’S BEST’ IN […]

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CHRISTMAS IN THE BRECON BEACONS / 04 Nov

There’s so much to do and see in the Brecon Beacons around Christmas.  Here’s a handy guide. Christmas in the Brecon Beacons  

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WHAT’S ON IN THE BRECON BEACONS IN NOVEMBER / 31 Oct

There’s plenty to entertain you in the Brecon Beacons if you want to get away in November. Here’s a helpful blog from our colleagues at Brecon Beacons Tourism: What’s on this November?      

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THE BEAR’S CHRISTMAS FUNCTION MENU / 27 Oct

The atmosphere at The Bear is really special at Christmas. Please call reception on 01873810408 to book your Christmas Party.

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PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT / 17 Nov

The perfect gift This Christmas – a voucher for a meal or a stay at The Bear. Available from reception on 01873810408 or info@bearhotel.co.uk

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REAL ALES COMING ON AT THE BEAR / 26 Oct

The following real ales are coming on at The Bear and will be changed as the casks run dry …enjoy! Morland Old Speckled Hen 4.5% ABV followed by Wadsworth Farmers Glory 4.4% ABV Grey Trees Afghan Pale Ale 5.4% ABV Gower Shipwreck 5.1% ABV Grey Trees Chinookan VPA 4.2% ABV @RealAleCymru @RealAleFinder #RealAle #Beer  

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POST CHRISTMAS WALKS / 26 Dec

Some great post-Christmas walks near The Bear #crickhowell #christmaswalks #winterwalks #walktoapub https://breconbeacons.wordpress.com/2017/12/26/boxing-day-walks-2/

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He skipped school to work in top kitchens – now he’s Head Chef at The Bear. / 19 Oct

His name is Padrig, but everyone calls him “Paj”. He had an “infamous row” with the great chef Marco Pierre White over two pike. He used to run the Welsh Restaurant of the Year, and he says, “French cooking is in my blood.” He is the new Head Chef at The Bear Hotel in Crickhowell. […]

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FRIDAY FLOWER DAY / 16 Mar

Friday is flower day at The Bear, when our arranger, Andrea comes in to change the blooms throughout the hotel. Today it is lillies and tulips bringing splashes of white and yellow to the bars and restaurants. Andrea says “we use whatever is in season but like to go for bold, solid colours, so there […]

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GOOD PUB GUIDE 2018 – WE ARE IN! / 20 Feb

WE’RE IN! CLICK ON THE LINK TO READ THE ARTICLE https://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/food-drink-news/welsh-pubs-good-pub-guide-13585861  

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AUTUMN WALKING NEAR THE BEAR / 18 Sep

The autumn colours are just beginning to show near The Bear …here’s a handy guide. Best Autumn Walks in the Brecon Beacons  

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THE BRECON BEACONS – NUMBER 1 IN ROUGH GUIDES / 24 Aug

The Brecon Beacons National Park has been voted the number one desitination for stargazing by the Rough Guide series of travel books. Click on this link for the best places to go and watch the video below for more. Our beautiful featured photo is by Nigel Forster of Creative Photography Wales who offers great photography […]

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MOUNTAIN BIKE ROUTES NEAR THE BEAR / 10 Aug

Some of the best mountain bike routes in the Brecon Beacons are near The Bear.  Here’s a handy guide. Where to Go Mountain Biking in the Brecon Beacons National Park

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FESTIVALS NEAR THE BEAR / 29 May

There’s a summer of great festivals near The Bear.  We go green for Green Man in Crickhowell.   https://breconbeacons.wordpress.com/2017/05/23/summer-festival-guide/

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LEGENDARY WALKS NEAR THE BEAR / 24 May

It’s the Year of Legends in the Brecon Beacons and there are some fantastical walks near The Bear. Here’s one from Brecons National Park. http://www.breconbeacons.org/explore/about/stories_and_legends/black_cats_and_fairies  

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WILD PONIES / 23 May

Just one of the lovely walks close to The Bear – and the weather is set fair. The Great Inns of Britain Wales in Style Brecon Beacons Brecon Beacons National Park #Walking #crickhowell #llangorse #blackmountains #hillponies  

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WALKERS ARE WELCOME AT THE BEAR / 04 Apr

The walkers are welcome scheme joins towns with great walking across the UK.  Click on the link for the schemes operating across The Brecon Beacons – including lovely Crickhowell. Walkers are Welcome  

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FOUR GREAT WALKS NEAR THE BEAR / 14 Mar

Check out these four great walks – all on The Bear’s doorstep. http://www.tgomagazine.co.uk/inspiration-and-ideas/walk-ideas-exploring-four-quirky-hills-in-the-black-mountains/  

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THE BEAR SCOOPS AWARDS / 13 Mar

The Bear scoops wine and stay awards in the 2017 Good Pub Guide. http://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/food-drink-news/welsh-pubs-top-awards-2017-11852674  

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TOP PLACES NEAR THE BEAR TO VIEW THE STARS / 05 Feb

The skies are forecast to clear later this week – perfect for a spot of star gazing.  Here’s a handy guide to the best places. Come and experience our dark skies

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AUTUMN COLOURS NEAR THE BEAR / 01 Nov

Simply stunning autumnal colours near The Bear at the moment. Just right for a bracing walk and a snuggle up next to our fire #walkstopubs #crickhowell #breconbeacons Brecon BeaconsThe Great Inns of BritainWales in Style

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TOP TEN PLACES TO GO STARGAZING NEAR THE BEAR / 31 Oct

The Brecon Beacons National Park is an International Dark Skies Reserve and a great place to go stargazing.  Here’s a guide to the top spots – make sure you pop in to warm up by our fires afterwards.   http://www.breconbeacons.org/stargazing-ten-places

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THE FIRE IS LIT AT THE BEAR / 09 Oct

The fire is lit in the bar at The Bear. #breconbeacons

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AUTUMN WALKING FROM THE BEAR / 17 Sep

By our Professional Hill Guide, Kevin Walker. September is a superb month for walking – without the heat of summer but often with clear skies and great visibility. Schools have gone back, so The Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons are less crowded.The Bear Hotel is a great base for exploring the fabulous scenery of the […]

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THE BEAR IS ONE OF THE TOP PUBS IN WALES – OFFICIAL / 08 Sep

We’re in The Good Pub Guide 2017 – as one of the top pubs in Wales. http://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/food-drink-news/welsh-pubs-top-awards-2017-11852674

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A LOVELY WALK CLOSE TO THE BEAR / 28 Aug

This is a lovely guided walk not far from The Bear and the sun is due to come out this evening … Thanks to Brecon Beacons Tourism for the suggestion. #breconbeacons #crickhowell #dogfriendly #walktoapub   Walking in the Brecon Beacons

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A VISITOR’S GUIDE TO CRICKHOWELL / 16 Aug

All you need to know if you are visiting Crickhowell – by Brecon Beacons Tourism. ‪#‎crickhowell‬ ‪#‎greenmanfestival‬ Green Man Festival Our Guide on Where to shop and Where to Eat in Crickhowell

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WALK SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN / 03 Aug

The Sugarloaf is one of our favourate walks. It overlooks The Bear. Brecon Beacons Tourism have produced this handy guide which you can download as a PDF as well. They say Abergavenny is the nearest town – we say Crickhowell is the nicest! The Great Inns of Britain @WalesinStyle  

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A GUIDED WALK NEAR THE BEAR / 29 Jun

Here’s a wonderful guided walk not far from The Bear. Walking in the Brecon Beacons National Park

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ADVENTURE ON OUR DOORSTEP / 23 May

Fancy a little adventure? …click on the link!   https://breconbeacons.wordpress.com/2016/05/23/bwlch-with-altitude-challenge/

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GENTLE WALKS ALONG THE MON AND BREC CANAL / 19 May

The Monmouth and Brecon Canal is less than a mile from The Bear and offers gentle walks and beautiful views.  The National Park have produced this handy guides. #canal #monmouthandbreconcanal #easywalks #walkstopubs Getting Active on the Canal- Llangynidr to Pontymoile  

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CYCLE ACROSS THE BRECON BEACONS / 10 May

How’s this for an adventure – cycle across the Brecon Beacons!  Day 4 finishes at Crickhowell, so you can stop in at The Bear. https://breconbeacons.wordpress.com/2016/05/10/cycle-across-the-beacons/ via @wordpressdotcom

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BLOOMING LOVELY / 29 Apr

The Bluebells are in full bloom just up the road from The Bear – well worth a visit http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/wood/4495/coed-cefn/

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A BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO VISIT / 28 Apr

Llangorse Lake is well worth a visit if you are staying at The Bear. Here’s a helpful guide Our Guide to Llangorse and Bwlch  

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DOGS AT THE BEAR / 03 Apr

We are very dog friendly at The Bear: Dogs stay free. Every new arrival is given a bowl of chicken. Dogs are allowed everywhere apart from the restaurant. If people stay they can eat with their dog in the bars and we lay dog breakfast tables in the bar. The Bear is surrounded by the […]

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THE NORTHEN LIGHTS – IN WALES / 09 Mar

The Northern Lights have been seen over the Brecon Beacons.  Read more in this blog by Brecon Beacons National Parks and click here to find out more about the photoghrapher, Alyn Wallace. The Brecon Beacons Dark Skies   The Whole strives to supply System of Studies, programme, scholastic guidelines, textual textile, supporting substantial, enrichment activities and […]

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THE BEAR IN MICHELIN GUIDE / 18 Feb

We’re in The Michelin Guide again! http://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/food-drink-news/welsh-pubs-made-michelin-guide-10901200 The Bear Hotel Food: British traditional Where: Crickhowell What the guide says: The menu offers honest pub classics alongside more elaborate specials. bearhotel.co.uk Demanding, and friendly elders are available to usi does homework really help think of bar.

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ALL THE THINGS WE LOVE ABOUT CRICKHOWELL / 19 Feb

We really enjoyed this article … http://www.walesonline.co.uk/lifestyle/fun-stuff/21-things-you-only-know-10908824#ICID=sharebar_facebook Uniqueness, special human dignity, the my link boundless potential of

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