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Tel code: 01291 | code search
Postcode: NP15 | code search
Population: 2300
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Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel
"A lovely, well-run hotel. Couldn't fault a thing, bedrooms, food, staff all first class. Highly recommended.

Date visited: August 2010 ..." More

The Rat Trap Restaurant & Hotel
"Good Points: nice people, hard working, dealt with all requests even though hotel was very very busy. good honest pub grub big portions fair prices Bad Points: booked and paid for ..." More

Chainbridge Inn
"The person who did a review for December is lying -he couldn't have visited the pub then - IT WAS CLOSED from middle of November to end of January..................

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Usk (Welsh - Brynbuga) lies off the M4 at Junction 24, on the A449.Set in the Monmouthshire hills, on the banks of the river Usk; the town has many interesting features including a ruined Norman castle. The narrow cobbled streets converge in Twyn Square, with its central Victorian clock. Usk is often commended for its floral displays which have won awards locally and internationally - these add colour and vibrancy to the gentle quality of the town. Usk has individualistic shops ideal for a gentle meander. For a small place, (population 2,300) it offers international cuisine - French, Spanish, Indian & Chinese restaurants and a well respected health food shop & restaurant are all within striking distance of each other. Usk also has ten picturesque inns and pubs – perhaps best not to check out the unique features of each on one visit. But, if you then need to shed the calories you might choose a riverside walk or for the more energetic, there are numerous golf courses close by. Many claim Usk is an angler’s paradise but if your horoscope favours air rather than water, why not take to the skies at the South Wales Gliding club at nearby Gwernesney?


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Usk Dental Practice


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Castle Inn
Olway Inn
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Usk Country Market

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Cardiff Arms
Chainbridge Inn
Nags Head Inn
The Newbridge Inn
Three Salmons Hotel


Black Bear Inn
Nags Head Inn
The Newbridge Inn
Three Salmons Hotel


Usk CV Primary School


Little Barn
Vanilla Cottage


Geoffrey Townsend & Co


Veterinary Centre

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Monkswood CC (Cricket)


Raglan Garden Centre Ltd
Usk Garden Centre

Places to Stay near Usk

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Castle Farm Luxury Eco B&B (0.11 miles)

Castle Farm Luxury Eco B&B
Castle Farm Usk has been recently refurbished to offer luxurious, country chique accommodation. The property is part of a working stud farm and equestrian centre set in 60 acres with stunning 360 views, thereby offering ... More | visit website
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Three Salmons Hotel (0.17 miles)

Three Salmons Hotel

The Three Salmons Hotel is a 17th Century Coaching Inn, located in the centre of the small historic market town of Usk, in the county of Monmouthshire, South Wales. The building has been a pub ... More | visit website

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Castle Inn (0.17 miles)

Castle Inn

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The Castle Inn is located in the Historic Town of Usk which is steeped in history, from the ruins of a Norman castle to the seventeenth century buildings that adorn ... More

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The Crosskeys Inn (0.24 miles)

The Crosskeys Inn
In the centre of the picturesque town of Usk in Monmouthshire, The Crosskeys Inn offers a traditional pub and a pleasant patio with tables and chairs. All rooms feature flat-screen Freeview TVs and free Wi-Fi. Full ... More | visit website
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Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel (0.35 miles)

Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel

The hotel offers relaxation and a high level of personal service and attention, all in a rural location in the lovely county of Monmouthshire overlooking the banks of the River Usk. The architecture of this beautiful ... More | visit website

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The Rat Trap Restaurant & Hotel (1.53 miles)

The Rat Trap Restaurant & Hotel

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The perfect base for a relaxing break in the South Wales Valleys, this newly-refurbished country inn is set between the Forest of Dean and the Brecon Beacons. The new owners, who have ... More

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Our house on the Hill (1.61 miles)

Our house on the Hill
Our house on the Hill opened to guests in 2009. It is nestled in the heart of the Vale of Usk and offers newly furnished , 4 star, accommodation in a very tranquil and private ... More | visit website
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Little Barn (2.21 miles)

Little Barn

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Little Barn is a newly converted dwelling using the highest quality fixtures & fittings to create a very luxurious & comfortable environment, it is ideal accommodation for 2 Adults requiring ... More

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Clearvewe (2.71 miles)


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Described in the Independent as one of the “Five best hotels for hikes” and in the Observer as one of “25 ways to do Wales in Style“.

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Cwrt Bleddyn Hotel & Spa (3.63 miles)

Cwrt Bleddyn Hotel & Spa

Country House Hotel in the beautiful Welsh borderlands with full leisure facilities and full Clarins Spa and good food - all you need for a peaceful and relaxing getaway.

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