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Govilon Wharf on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal

Govilon (Welsh: Gofilon) is a small Welsh village located between Llanfoist and Gilwern near Abergavenny in north Monmouthshire.


The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal passes through the village. The village has views overlooking the valley of the River Usk and up to the heights of the southern flank of the Black Mountains, Wales. Llanwenarth House, nearby, was built in the 16th century and is operated as a hotel.

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Coordinates: 51°49′N 3°04′W / 51.817°N 3.067°W / 51.817; -3.067