The area is full of things to do from a short walk into town, to a 40 minute drive into Cardiff. We've compiled a list below of some of our favourite activities.
We get very busy in summer, so unfortunately we're not able to book activities for you, but we have provided links below to some of our favourites- follow these for more information, and contact the venue.
We hope this is a useful this as a guide for your stay-and thank you for supporting our local businesses.
THINGS TO DO
Raglan Farm Park: a big hit with both adults and children. Pet the farm animals and play on tractors! Birthday parties can be arranged.
Walks: The gate of the campsite connects to a public footpath leading down to an old railway bridge and the river Usk
Fishing: Take a day out fishing on the river Usk and enjoying the fresh air. Buy your permit at sweets fishing tackle, just a 10 minute walk from the camp site hidden opposite the The Three Salmons
LLangdegfedd Reservoir: A ten minute scenic drive to visit a large reservoir with options for fishing, water sports and walking. The newly refurbished restaurant is perfect for a coffee (or glass of wine) while watching the little ones
Climb a (small) Mountain: The sugarloaf mountain is a 30 minute drive away. The climb takes approximately two hours and there are many local pubs located at the bottom
Rent a Canoe: Choose between a half day, with about three hours of gentle downstream paddling and the three quarter day option which includes an extra hour or so to enjoy a picnic lunch en route, ideal for a mini adventure for everyone to enjoy
Want to know more? Check out The National Trust website
Rural Life Museum: Preserving the work of country people in the Welsh Borders from Victorian times until the 1950's
FOOD AND DRINK
RESTAURANTS IN USK
The Three Salmons: A large traditional restaurant and hotel with large beer garden in the centre of Usk
The Castle Inn: In the Twyn square with varied menu and warm atmosphere.
The Nags Head: long established family pub in the Twyn Square with good food and traditional decor.
The King's Head: Full of locals with it's own charm, this unfussy but charming pub will definitely satisfy your appetite
The New Court Hotel: Head down for open mic night on a Wednesday and grab a bite to eat
The Mad Platter:- Platters, cocktails and live music on the weekends.
Number 49: cafe, gifts , decor inspiration and lovely courtyard garden.
57 Bridge Street Deli: Pop in to pick up a treat from the Deli, or have a long lunch or date night dinner.
Sprokwobbles Cafe: local produce and cafe with courtyard garden.
Neil Lewis & sons Butchers: just minutes away- the only place to get your BBQ supplies- contact to order in advance or just drop in.
The Parlour: Boutique Ice creams by the river near Usk Bridge.
Usk Traditional fish and chips: a great chip shop just around the corner from the campsite.
Dil Indian Cuisine: Indian food with a choice of eating in or takeaway
The Raglan Arms: Take a short scenic drive for a great dining experience
The Black Bear Inn: 10 minutes away by car, this small understated pub has excellent locally sourced food and lovely owners- perfect for date night.
15 minutes drive
The Whitebrook: Seven course tasting menu for £82 or £137 with wine, lunch options vary
The Walnut Tree: An à la carte menu which changes on a daily basis, starters from £9 mains from £16
40 minutes drive
The Hare and Hounds: An option of à la carte or a nine course tasting menu with wine for £80, great food and informal atmosphere
Restaurant James Sommerin: The finest locally sourced ingredients with a choice from à la carte or 6-9 course tasting menu from £65
The Felin Fach Griffin: £29 for a three course set menu with food grown in their own kitchen garden