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Walking Route, free entry

Usk Lady HIll

Usk Lady HIll

11 Usk Lady Hill

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NP15 1BH


Matthew Lewis


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.

Duration: 1.5 hours

Miles: 3

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.


Free entry



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Map reference: SO 377009  Lat: 51.70351 Long: -2.90196

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport