Gelligravog Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast


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Gelligravog Farmhouse (circa 1610), set in 32 acres on the side of Mynydd Maen, above Upper Cwmbran, Gwent, is a traditional Welsh Longhouse that was once part of the Estate of the Hanbury family, who developed the famous Pontypool Japan Ware.

It has been extensively modernised by its present owners to provide guests with a family suite with two bedrooms rooms and its own bathroom, and another double room with en suite bathroom. More details here

All rooms are tastefully furnished and have colour TV, tea making facilities, a fridge and a small library of books.

Guests can also enjoy dining in the large farmhouse kitchen with adjoining conservatory and outside patio decking leading onto the rear garden with its panoramic views over the Monmouthshire countryside.

Gelligravog B&B is open all year.

The area offers something for all our visitors, be they tourists, walkers, cyclists, historians or those just interested in peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings. See Local Information

Everyone will enjoy the warm welcome awaiting them at Gelligravog.      Welsh Tourist Board 4 Star Rated from October 1st 2007

Contact Us

Phone Chris or Charmaine on 01633 871147  (0044 1633 871147 from abroard)  mobile 07584 675044


Write Gelligravog Farmhouse B&B, Belle Vue Lane, Upper Cwmbran, Cwmbran, Gwent NP44 5AT   

Getting Here

Gelligravog Farmhouse is easily accessible by car, on foot or by bicycle .We will be happy to pick up those arriving in Cwmbran, by train or bus, without a car. See Getting Here

Driving Instructions

(Please note Sat Navs are generally not useful for the last mile or two!)

From M4 , take junction 25A, follow signs for Cwmbran (From North or East follow signs for Cwmbran).

Approaching Cwmbran, follow signs to Greenmeadow Community Farm (a white sheep on a brown backround).

At Community Farm roundabout carry straight ahead uphill, with the farm on your right, for 200yds, turning right onto Thornhill Road.

Proceed for 1 mile to where road bends downhill to the right, turn left at this point onto Upper Cwmbran Road passing Queen Pub on right.

Carry on straight ahead past bus shelter on left, road bends uphill, take first turning sharp left ,(marked single track no through road)

Proceed uphill for quarter of a mile, Gelligravog Farm is on your right.    


Prices for accommodation are £40 for the single room,  or £60 for a double room, a full English breakfast is included or instead, a packed lunch.

Secure monitored parking with an electric gate.

All rooms have been recently upgraded and are en-suite or have a private bathroom  


Cae Odyn Suite
Cae Odyn is a self-contained suite of rooms offering a good size double bedroom, another room with twin beds and a separate private bathroom / WC. It is equipped with a colour TV with DVD, tea making facilities, a mini fridge and a small library of books and films.

The second bedroom of the Cae Odyn Suite can be let separately for single or twin occupation.  

Cae Thurwyn
Cae Thurwyn is a tastefully furnished double room with en suite bathroom, colour TV with DVD, tea making facilities, a mini fridge, a small library of books and films and a wonderfull view!


Kitchen & Conservatory
Guests can also enjoy dining and relaxing in the large farmhouse kitchen with adjoining conservatory. The conservatory and outside patio area enjoy panoramic views over the Monmouthshire countryside. WiFi is available throughout the house.


The Area

Gelligravog Farmhouse is in situated on the east side of Mynydd Maen, in the Border County of Gwent. It is decidedly rural yet only 10 minutes drive from the town of Cwmbran with its modern shopping centre and sports facilities. There are numerous golf courses nearby including the Celtic Manor, venue for the 2010 Ryder Cup.

To the east you will find the rolling green countryside of Monmouthshire with many castles; the plush valleys of the Usk and the Wye; the Forest of Dean and the delightful towns of Monmouth and Chepstow.

Easily accessible to the north are the market town of Abergavenny, the World Heritage site of Blaenavon (with its famous Big Pit Mining Museum), and the rugged Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons.

Drive south to Newport with its famous Transporter Bridge, and Tredegar House Country Park.

To the west you can simply walk up Mynydd Maen for outstanding views from the Beacons to the Bristol Channel

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So you don't want to drive?

You will find many things to do on our doorstep. Mynydd Maen and Blaen Bran Community Woodland offer excellent walking, mountain biking etc..

There are two pubs within walking distance, one offers excellent food and the other offers locally brewed real ales.

We are within 100m of the Cambrian Way long distance footpath.

You could walk to what is arguably the Oldest Golf Club in Wales (Established 1875), but it may be a bit far to carry your clubs!

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