Abergavenny to Little Skirrid

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One of the Seven Hills of Abergavenny.

This route crosses the busy A465 behind Abergavenny railway station and continues on to the wooded slopes of the Little Skirrid. A steep path delivers you to the cleared summit for breathtaking views over Abergavenny and the surrounding hills. Forestry tracks take you down the back of the hill and you return through fields skirting the hill.

This route also forms one of the “Healthy Walks” routes in the Abergavenny area. Natural springs and other wet corners mean this route is best walked after a dry spell or when the ground is frozen.

Start and end point: Abergavenny bus station car park (Grid Reference SO 301 140).

Pay and display parking at the bus station car park. Tourist Information Centre, public toilets and snack bar. Numerous pubs, shops and other facilities near start. Café and toilets at the railway station. Abergavenny can be reached by bus or train.

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  • Parking with charge


  • Description of route - Aberganvenny - Little Skirrid - Abergavenny
  • Length of route (miles) - 4
  • Typical duration of route - 1.75

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Public Transport Information service: www.traveline.cymru or download Traveline Cymru app

By Train: Abergavenny Train Station offer cycle storage for 5 cycles and a taxi rank is located outside the station.

By Bus: Coach and Bus station postcode NP7 5HP

By Car: Abergavenny is located at the junction of 3 major highways:

A40 from Brecon, Camarthen, Llandrindod Wells and Mid-Wales
A465 from Hereford, Worcester and the North
A40 from Monmouth, Ross on Wye, M50 Jct 4 and the East
A4042 from Pontypool, Cwmbran, Newport, M4 Jcts 25a & 26 and South Wales
A465 from Ebbw Vale, Tredegar, Merthyr Tydfil and West Wales

Accessible by Public Transport: Abergavenny station is 0 miles away.

Abergavenny to Little Skirrid

Type:Walking Route

Y Fenni | Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 5HD


Image Credit: Crown CopyrightY Fenni | Abergavenny, AbergavennyAbergavenny is the traditional gateway to South Wales and to the Brecon Beacons National Park. The old market town is surrounded by beautiful border countryside and home to the best food festival in the UK.

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