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Vale of Ewyas from Llanthony Abbey
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Photo from the walk - Vale of Ewyas from Llanthony Abbey

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons East

County/Area - Monmouthshire & Powys & Herefordshire

Author - Martyn Hanks

Length - 10.7 miles / 17.4 km

Ascent - 2800 feet / 848 metres

Time - 8 hours 10 minutes

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. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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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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