11 Usk Lady Hill
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.
|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.|
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
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Most of route is on good tracks across farmland or through woodland. Steady ascent to highest point in Lady Hill Wood.