STAY ENTERTAINED

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 which are external from our site.

Use the information below as a guide for your stay.

THINGS TO DO 

OUTDOORS

Castles: South Wales has a wealth of castles and ruins for the littlest of knights and most cultured travellers to explore, we recommend Usk, Raglan, White Castle, Skenfrith and Chepstow

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

Big Pit National Coal Museum (Pwll Mawr): An industrial heritage museum providing underground tours of a coal mine, just a 30 minute drive away

Cycle through the Forest of Dean: Find a variety of different cycle routes on the website, don't worry about bringing bikes from home, you can rent them here

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

INDOORS

Rural Life Museum: Preserving the work of country people in the Welsh Borders from Victorian times until the 1950's 

The Cinema: choose from a 1920's small boutique cinema just 15 minutes away in Abergavenny, The Monmouth Savoy, the oldest cinema in Wales or just pop to the local Cineworld 

FOOD AND DRINK

RESTAURANTS IN USK​

The Three Salmons: A large traditional restaurant in the Centre of Usk 

The Nags Head: Pub with good food and a small garden

Dil Indian Cuisine: Indian food with a choice of eating in or takeaway

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 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.

In addition to a fantastic crispy fish and chips and good chinese takeaway just a short walk from the camp site

MICHELIN STARS

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

READY TO BOOK?

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