St Marys Church CraswallSt Mary's Church, Craswall

The Church is part of the Black Mountains Group Benefice - which also includes the 5 churches of Clodock with Longtown, Llanveynoe, Michaelchurch Escley, St Margarets and Newton. If you are interested in the history of the churches and the local area or researching your family please visit

Also please check a charity which brings imaginative programmes of classical music to the local area



Llanthony PrioryLlanthony Priory

Llanthony Priory was one of the earliest houses of Augustinian canons to be founded in Britain, and is one of only a handful in Wales.

Galleries in the Black MountainsGalleries in the Black Mountains

A visit to Downey Barn Gallery, Cmwyoy or Cellar Gallery, Walterstone combines unique art galleries views of The Black Mountains & are both close to the historic market town of Abergavenny.

Hay on WyeHay-on-Wye

Hay-on-Wye is a delightful market town huddled around its castle and best known for books, antiquarian bookshops and antique shops but there are enough other shops and boutiques to keep everyone happy. Complete with it's famous literary festival

Longtown CastleLongtown Castle

An unusual cylindrical keep built c1200 with walls 4.5 metres (15 feet) thick. Magnificent view of Black Mountains.