48. Llanthony Priory

Explore the atmospheric ruins of this early 13th Century Augustinian church in the picturesque and remote Vale of Ewyas or Llanthony Valley.

Further Information

The surface in the grounds is grassy and uneven however certain parts can only be reached by one or two steps. Some of the ruins can be viewed from close to the parking area. Interpretation boards and an electronic information point can be found in the car park. The Priory is in the care of CADW. A hotel is now based in the former Prior's lodgings.

 

How to get there: Llanthony Priory is 14km north of Abergavenny on the B4423 between Llanfihangel Crucorney and Hay-on-Wye. Please note: The road between Llanthony and Hay-on-Wye is narrow with limited passing places.

 

Nearest town or village: Llanfihangel Crucorney.

 

OS Grid Reference: Explorer Map OL13 or Landranger Map 16 - SO 288 278.

 

Contact: CADW on 01443 336000.

 

Facilities: There are no facilities at this site other than the hotel. The nearest shops are in Llanfihangel Crucorney. The ruins are open all year round.

 

Parking: The large car park has a compacted stone-dust surface and can be rough in places.

 

Toilets: There are basic toilets in the main car park including a disabled access toilet.