image for Walking Route item typeClytha Estate Walk

Route Overview

The route follows the National Trust’s Clytha Park Estate circular route and is well signposted.

Points of interest include the park and gardens along with the views of the house and Clytha Castle folly overlooking the park giving fine views. The folly was built by William Jones of Clytha House as a memorial to his “most excellent” wife in the 1790s.

Note: Clytha House is leased to the Landmark Trust and rented out for holidays so is not generally open to the public. Further information is available on the National Trust website www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Route Information

Time/Effort 1 out of 5
Navigation 2 out of 5
Technicality 3 out of 5
Height gain/loss (metres) 100
OS map OS Explorer 1:25 000 Sheet OL13 Brecon Beacons National Park (Eastern Area)
Toilets No public toilets or other facilities available on walk.
Refreshments The Clytha Arms inn is on the route

Route Details

Access Info:

No of Stiles: 7
Good paths across farmland and through woodland.
Gentle ascent to Clytha Castle.

Parking is available in the National Trust car park
Bus number 83 (Abergavenny to Monmouth) stops near the Clytha Arms.

Route Essentials

Walk Route: Clytha

Duration: 2.25

Miles: 3