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Vale of Ewyas from Llanthony Abbey
Introduction to Walk 3203

Photo from the walk - Vale of Ewyas from Llanthony Abbey

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Monmouthshire & Powys & Herefordshire

Author - Martyn Hanks

Length - 10.7 miles / 17.4 km

Ascent - 2800 feet / 848 metres

Grade - moderate

The landscape of the eastern Brecon Beacons National Park is characterised by high ridges and deep valleys. This walk explores both, offering a varied and interesting walk that is a perfect introduction to the area. Llanthony Abbey is of particular note occupying a splendid position beneath the high ridges on either side of the valley. 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1237
Cwmyoy & Hatterrall Hill from Llanthony Priory
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 3342
The Hatterall Ridge from Llanthony Priory
Grade - very hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

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3.1 miles / 5.0 km away
Llanthony Priory from Capel-y-ffin
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.7 miles / 12.5 km
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3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
Hay Bluff & Twmpa from Capel-y-Ffin Youth Hostel
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Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 1660
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Craswall Priory & Hay Bluff
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1238
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Hay Bluff & Twmpa, Black Mountains
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1271
7.0 miles / 11.3 km away
The Sugar Loaf from near Abergavenny
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1664
7.0 miles / 11.3 km away
The Sugar Loaf from near Abergavenny (short ascent)
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1106
7.1 miles / 11.4 km away
Waun Fach from Castell Dinas, near Talgarth
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2065
7.1 miles / 11.4 km away
Waun Fach & Y Grib from Pengenfford (Castell Dinas)
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 2670
7.6 miles / 12.2 km away
Ysgyryd Fawr (The Skirrid) near Abergavenny
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 3435
10.6 miles / 16.9 km away
Keeper's Pond & Blorenge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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