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Llanthony Priory from Capel-y-ffin
Introduction to Walk 2935

Photo from the walk - Llanthony Priory from Capel-y-ffin

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons East

County/Area - Monmouthshire & Powys

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.7 miles / 12.5 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A Brecon Beacons walk exploring the Vale of Ewyas in the Black Mountains. The outward route follows lanes, tracks and paths along the valley floor to reach Llanthony Priory. The return is along mid-level paths across rougher terrain in Open Country offering excellent views of the valley and surrounding ridges. Ideal for days when the tops are shrouded in clouds. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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