image for Walking Route item type11 Usk Lady Hill

Route Overview

This is a short but varied walk through farmland and woodland to the north of Usk. It loops north east through rolling hills and woodland towards Gwehelog before turning south west to follow Cwm Cayo - a small valley back to the River Usk. You then follow the route of the old railway to the Old Station before the path continues to Usk Castle and rejoins the outward route.
Points of interest include Usk Castle, Pwll Melyn Battle Site, Usk Station tunnel.

Route Information

Time/Effort 2 out of 5
Navigation 2 out of 5
Technicality 2 out of 5
Height gain/loss (metres) 80
OS map Ordnance Survey map: OS Explorer 1:25 000 Sheet 152 Newport & Pontypool
Toilets Public toilets in Maryport Street car park, shops, cafes and pubs in Usk.
Refreshments Shops, cafes and pubs in Usk.

Route Details

Limited free parking in Twyn Square
Further parking and public toilets in Maryport Street car park
Bus numbers 60, 63 and X25 stop in Usk. Contact www.travelinecymru.info or
telephone 08712 002233

No of Stiles: 0
Most of route is on good tracks across farmland or through woodland. Steady ascent to highest point in Lady Hill Wood.

Route Essentials

Duration: 1.5 hours

Miles: 3

Usk Lady HIll

Usk Lady HIll

11 Usk Lady Hill