To celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Mon and Brec Canal and the 360th Anniversary of Llanwenarth Baptist Church, Govilon Heritage Group will be arranging a Village Photographic History Exhibition on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July. But it’s a Photo Exhibition with a difference… because those who come to see the many old […]
The Monmouthshire Walking Festival supported by Kate Humble kicks off on October 21st with ten days of action for everyone. There are over 30 walks with at least one ‘serious’ walk a day in the are of Monmouthshire plus a whole host of special interest walks and events. The Festival has collaborated with local groups […]
Govilon Heritage group are running a guided circular walk along the picturesque Abergavenny to Merthyr railway and the Brecon and Abergavenny Canal in and around Govilon. We will view the site of an ancient forge, and discover how the industrial revolution changed this rural corner of Monmouthshire. The walk follows the abandoned railway track, quiet […]
We understand that Govilon school has been destroyed by a fire. Monmouthshire County Council has confirmed that fire fighters are at the scene and a full assessment will be made in the morning. For further details, please follow Monmouthshire County Council on Twitter. Update: 5th November 2010 Monmouthshire County Council has released a statement on […]
Our next two summer guided heritage walks are almost upon us. Saturday 10th July: Forge & Railway Heritage Trail Start at 10.30 from The Forge Car Park, Govilon (SO 265133) This 1.9 mile circular stroll along the picturesque old railway line visits the sites of an ancient forge, the Govilon aqueduct and Bailey’s canal wharf. […]
The B4246 between Llanfoist and the Blaenavon road junction will be closed on Sunday 31st May between 9am – 5pm and on at least two consecutive Sundays to allow urgent repointing of the Skew Bridge. The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority apologise for any inconvenience caused.