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Llanthony Priory

Llanthony, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
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Well worth a visit great ale and the atmosphere was good as well Did not eat but plenty of people... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
david s
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Evocative ruins in a visitor-friendly site

Easy to get to by road or footpath. Free car park and toilets with a useful plan of things you can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LauraJane597
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Llanthony, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit great ale and the atmosphere was good as well Did not eat but plenty of people did some where staying at the priory Well worth a visiting and bring your camera

Thank david s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to get to by road or footpath. Free car park and toilets with a useful plan of things you can see. Superb valley site for a medieval priory, with unusual additions to the ruins. Hotel & bar on site, and another just beyond the...More

Thank LauraJane597
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there on a beautiful day and were able to take our time. (We took an extra day in Llanthony while hiking Offa's Dyke Path.) The ruins alone are amazing, but the work done a couple hundred years back to prevent further collapse is...More

Thank Giz C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a approx 11 miles from Abergavenny down some quite narrow lanes, but finding the priory at the end makes it all worthwhile. This is a very interesting ruin with lots of history and is great to just wonder around admiring the architecture that...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed June 9, 2017

If you love Tintern Abbey then you are going to love these too. The freshly mown grass against the columns; the peacefulness; surrounded by the wilds of Wales. Additionally this is free, just no dogs.

Thank Ken R
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Happy walk through the ruins of the priory, glorious spot too, surrounded by hills and meadows. Easy to find, decent car park, toilets there or attached to hotel , toilets not posh but clean and well equipped.

Thank nonaelise
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Quite fascinating to study and think it all through! Location, location location! Perfect for all visitors and no fuss whatsoever. Parking, pub, tea room and hotel.

Thank Rory A
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Just been up for lunch on a grey dreary April day with my teenage children. We had a beautifully cooked lunch, everything was fresh ,very tasty and a reasonable price. A basket of chips easily serves at least two, my ploughman's was really enjoyable with...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed March 12, 2017

I'd often heard the place mentioned but never quite got round to visiting. After a good Sunday lunch in the nearby Skirrid Inn we fancied some fresh air. The drive through the valley is in itself stunning ( though some sections a bit tight in...More

Thank Celtica
Reviewed March 9, 2017

I started out reasonably early from Hay and it was very foggy. I was off to the Llanthony Priory to the south. I was soon on a very thin rural road crossing the moors and as the fog lifted I got some terrific views before...More

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Pradip J
February 21, 2015|
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Response from bobsherunkle26 | Reviewed this property |
Two years ago there was a summer-only service from Hay-on-Wye, called the Offa's Dyke Flier. I found this in the online Herefordshire bus timetable. The outward and return route are both scenic. I don't know if the service... More
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