Abergavenny (Welsh Y Fenni), meaning mouth of the river Gavenny is a Market town in Monmouthshire, South Wales (English South Wales). The village is located 24 km west of Monmouth and 10 kilometers from the English border. Originally a Roman military camp (castrum) called Gobannium it was in the Middle Ages a fortified town in the Welsh Marches. In the city, the remains of the castle Abergavenny, which was built shortly after the Norman conquest of Wales is. Abergavenny is located at the confluence of Gavenny and River Usk and is surrounded almost entirely by two mountains, the Blorenge (559 meters) and the Sugar Loaf (596 meters), as well as five hills, Ysgyryd Fawr (The Skirrid) Ysgyryd compartment (Skirrid compartment) , Deri, Rholben and Mynydd Llanwenarth, also known as "Llanwenarth Breast". From here you have access to the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons National Park. Near the Offa's Dyke Path, the remote trails Marches Way, Beacons Way and Usk Valley Walk is run through the town.