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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Season (22 Apr 2023)
Saturday10:30 - 14:30

* Meet at National Trust car park near Bettws Newydd.

Leave the old road from Raglan to Abergavenny at the turning signposted “Bettws Newydd.” Park in the National Trust car park on your right after 400 metres
(SO 361 085). Postcode NP7 9BW.

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