Goytre (Monmouthshire)

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Goytre (Welsh: Penperlleni)[1] is a village in the community of Goetre Fawr in Monmouthshire, south east Wales, United Kingdom.

The population of the community, taken at the 2011 census was 2,393.[2]


Goytre is located five miles south of Abergavenny and four miles north of Pontypool, Torfaen.

History and amenities[edit]

Goytre Wharf

Goytre has a canal wharf [1] and visitor centre [2] on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal [3], complete with interactive sculptures [4]. The Llanover private estate, once presided over by Lady Llanover owns the surrounding land.


  1. ^ "Cyngor Cymuned Goetre Fawr Community Council". Goetre Fawr Community Council. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Civil parish and ward population 2011". Archived from the original on 7 April 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2015.

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Coordinates: 51°44′23″N 2°59′06″W / 51.73972°N 2.98500°W / 51.73972; -2.98500