Welcome to Govilon

The village of Govilon, Monmouthshire sits in the beautiful valley of the river Usk. The Brecon Beacons National Park is all around it, and the famous Abergavenny to Brecon canal flows through it. Govilon also has a foot in the Blaenafon World Heritage site. The rich history, heritage and environment of the village place it in a unique position.

  • Canal Barges in GovilonCanal Barges passing Govilon
  • The Blorenge behind GovilonThe Blorenge behind Govilon
  • Views in the snowViews in the snow
  • Bridgend Inn, GovilonBridgend Inn, Govilon
  • Llanwenarth House, GovilonLlanwenarth House, Govilon
  • Snowy HilltopSnowy Hilltop
  • Trees on the BlorengeThe Blorenge through the trees
  • Govilon below the Sugar LoafViews of Govilon and the Sugar Loaf
  • Usk ValleyViews of the Usk Valley
  • Snow on the mountainsideSnow on the mountainside
  • Trees on the BlorengeTrees on the Blorenge
  • Govilon Heritage GroupGovilon Heritage Group erecting our village trail signs
  • Kingfisher on the canalKingfisher on the canal
Walks & Talks
Walks & Talks

Our next walk will take place on 19th July for members of the village WI

2012 Historical Photo Exhibition
2012 Historical Photo Exhibition

Help us tell the stories behind our historical photo collection on Sat 30th June 2012

Limited Edition Prints
Limited Edition Prints

Buy a limited edition print of our magnificantly detailed historical drawings by Michael Blackmore

Village History

Click to find out more about the history of the village

Our Location

Click for more information about our location
Supported by Dafydd Vaughan