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St. Arvans is set in the beautiful Wye Valley and now greets visitors, including many walkers and cyclists all the year round. Its history is linked with Neolithic man, warring Celtic tribes, Roman invaders, Norman influences and the first tourism in the UK.

St Arvans Church, set in a circular churchyard, which suggests its origins are Celtic, probably 9th century. 

Chepstow Museum is an excellent source of information about the whole area, including St Arvans. Visitors are recommended to visit and they will find the staff very happy to help with searches.

Early History 

 Middle Ages

18th Century in St Arvans

19th Century St Arvans

20th Century St Arvans

Previous Residents