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Walking Route:Health Walk - Swan Meadows & the River Gavenny

Route Overview

Please see PDF below for route map.

A difficult walk with a sustained ascent and steep descent. It runs within the town but through the attractive Swan Meadows. Points of interest include the standing stones in Swan Meadow which were erected in 2009 as part of a local history society project to highlight Abergavenny’s importance in the Eistoddfod tradition in Wales.There’s a good example of a recently ‘laid’ hedge in the upper Gavenny meadow. The woodland path on the east bank opposite Swan Meadow is a good place to see and hear woodland birds throughout the year.

Route Information

Time/Effort 1 out of 5
Navigation 1 out of 5
Technicality 1 out of 5
Toilets At Abergavenny bus station.
Refreshments Many cafes and restaurants in Abergavenny.

Route Details

Route Essentials

Walk Route: Abergavenny

Duration: 75 Minutes

Miles: 3

Standing Stones, Swan Meadow (photo - Chris Brown)

Standing Stones, Swan Meadow (photo - Chris Brown)

Swan Meadows & the River Gavenny
Welsh Dragon