Llanthony

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For Llanthony, Gloucester, see Llanthony Secunda.

Llanthony (Welsh: Llanddewi Nant Honddu) is a village in Monmouthshire, south east Wales, United Kingdom.

Location[edit]

Llanthony is located in the Vale of Ewyas, a deep and long valley with glacial origins within the Black Mountains, Wales, seven miles north of Abergavenny and within the eastern section of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

History and amenities[edit]

Llanthony Priory.

Llanthony Priory is situated here. Offa's Dyke Path passes above on the ridge which forms the border between England and Wales. The area is popular for hillwalking, pony trekking horseback riders and mountain bikers.

Footpath up from Llanthony.

Notable residents[edit]

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Coordinates: 51°57′N 3°02′W / 51.950°N 3.033°W / 51.950; -3.033