ESTATE AGENTS IN CWMBRAN
Cwmbran sits on the boundaries of Monmouthshire, forming part of Torfaen. The town sits on the corner of the South Wales Coalfield, surrounded by hills and beautiful scenery in the form of the Afon Llwyd river valley and the Usk valley. Estate agents in Cwmbran consider this area to be a family-friendly destination that’s popular for its striking vistas, easy access to the likes of Bristol and Cardiff, and its mix of shopping, entertainment and countryside attractions.
Find Your Place
Cwmbran is surrounded by beautiful landscapes, from the Wye Valley to the Vale of Usk which is famous for salmon fishing. On the outskirts of the area is the Forest of Dean, one of the last remaining royal forests in Britain, as well as the Brecon Beacons National Park. Cwmbran is also home to Green Meadow Community Farm which is set over 120 acres and has a great selection of activities throughout the year.
Shopping and Entertainment
One of Wales’ largest shopping centres is situated in Cwmbran, with a great selection of shops, cafés and restaurants, as well as an indoor market. There’s a huge range of designer stores here, as well as high street brands and jewellery stores for retail therapy. The main high street has a range of shops and pubs, and locals can also enjoy the cinema and bingo hall based here. For theatre enthusiasts, there’s the Congress Theatre, the principal theatre in Torfaen which also hosts a youth theatre group too.
Cwmbran is a hotspot for sports enthusiasts, with three athletics clubs – the Cwmbran Harriers, Fairwater Runners and Griffithstown Harriers – and three main football teams which all compete in the Welsh Football League. Cwmbran also has two rugby union teams, Cwmbran RFC and Croesyceiliog RFC. The town also has a local golf and country club, with a stunning 18-hole golf course.
Festivals and Events
Cwmbran has a lively culture and it’s particularly well-known for its Big Event which takes place along the boating lake in June of each year, blending sport, music and kid’s activities. Close by, residents can also enjoy music festivals such as Repent Fest and motor festivals such as Motors at Mamhilad, which is a great day out for all the family.
Cwmbran has several notable landmarks, including the beautiful All Saints Church and the Llanyrafon Manor – a rural heritage centre which has interactive exhibits and ghost tours. Within easy reach of the town, Newport’s three museums offer a wealth of art, natural history and archaeology to explore that are ideal for families and history enthusiasts.
The town has several schools, including numerous primary schools such as Ysgol Gymraeg Cwmbran, and two secondary schools – Croesyceiliog School and Cwmbran High School. Families moving to the area have the option of education facilities from nursery right through to university age, with Cardiff University and Bristol University both within easy reach.
Cwmbran is a popular spot for Bristolian’s seeking property across the bridge, as well as families looking to take advantage of the beautiful surrounding scenery. Properties in Cwmbran vary to suit different property buyers, including new housing developments for those looking for modern properties. The town offers a perfect balance between town and country, offering access to the larger nearby cities thanks to the M4 which makes it easy to get to Bristol and South West England. Cwmbran residents primarily purchase flats or terraced properties here, but the town also has a great mix of larger family-friendly detached and semi-detached properties too.