National Trust - Path through Coed-y-Bwnydd bluebells


This 6 mile (9.5km) route follows the Usk Valley Walk to Chainbridge then leaves the river to go via Bettws Newydd and the Iron Age hill fort of Coed y Bwnydd before passing Clytha Castle and returning to the car park.

One steep slope and lots of stiles. Wear boots or stout shoes and bring waterproof clothing. Bring a packed lunch and a drink. Assistance dogs only please. There is no charge for this activity.

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@autretemps97 Clytha Castle Instagram12 Clytha and Bettws Newydd, RaglanA 6 mile walk along the Usk Valley Walk and back via Bettws Newydd and the National Trust’s Clytha estate, in countryside between Abergavenny and Raglan.



  • Description of route - Abergavenny - Skirrid Fach / Little Skirrid
  • Length of route (miles) - 3
  • Typical duration of route - 1 Hour 45 Minutes

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Monmouthshire Guided Walk - River, castle and ancient hill fort

Type:Guided Walk

National Trust Car Park, Near Bettws Newydd, Usk, Monmouthshire, NP7 9BW
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