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Walking Route:22 Mitchel Troy to Cwmcarvan

Walking Route, free entry

Views from Craig y Dorth

Views from Craig y Dorth

22 Mitchel Troy to Cwmcarvan

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Mitchel Troy Church car park,
Mitchel Troy,
NP25 4HT


Matthew Lewis


A 5 mile walk with lots of ups, downs and spectacular views from Mitchel Troy, west of Monmouth.

This is a long walk with some steep gradients. On leaving Mitchel Troy it’s uphill all the way on the hillside overlooking Mitchel Troy Common. At the top you drop down towards Cwmcarvan Church – although it’s uphill again to get there. The return is much the same, climbing back up the hill above Mitchel Troy but this time it’s down the other side of the valley and back to the church.

You are rewarded for your efforts with some of the most magnificent views in the area, stretching east towards the Wye Valley and west towards the Sugar Loaf and Black Mountains.

Please see PDF below for route map

Walk Route: Mitchel Troy - Cwmcarvan - Mitchel Troy

Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours

Miles: 5

Time/Effort 3 out of 5
Navigation 2 out of 5
Technicality 2 out of 5
OS map OS Explorer 1:25 000 Sheet OL14 Wye Valley & Forest of Dean
Toilets No toilets available
Refreshments No facilities in Mitchel Troy


Free entry


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Map reference: SO 492104  Lat: 51.78994 Long: -2.73671

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport

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