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Walking Route:Health Walk - River Usk & Llanwenarth Walk at Health Walk - River Usk & Llanwenarth

Walking Route, free entry

Usk Bridge, Blorenge behind (photo - Chris Brown)

Usk Bridge, Blorenge behind (photo - Chris Brown)

River Usk & Llanwenarth Walk

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Abergavenny Byefield Lane Car Park,
Tudor Street,


Matthew Lewis


Please see PDF below for route map.
Moderate walk which is mainly flat in countryside along the river flood plain with one gentle climb. Points of interest include the Usk Bridge which was originally built in the middle ages, by Jasper Tudor, who was Duke of Bedford and Baron of Abergavenny.
The medieval bridge was joined to a parallel 19th century tramroad bridge to create the current bridge and parts of both remain.
A chain ferry used to operate between the Usk banks at Llanwenarth and Govilon.

Walk Route: Abergavenny - Llanfoist - River Usk - Llanwenarth

Duration: 2 Hours

Miles: 4

Time/Effort 2 out of 5
Navigation 1 out of 5
Technicality 1 out of 5
Toilets Public toilets in Castle Street car park in Abergavenny.
Refreshments many cafes and restaurants in Abergavenny and Llanfoist.


Free entry


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Map reference: SO 297141  Lat: 51.82126 Long: -3.02100

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