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All reviews hidden gem well worth a visit small donation voluntary donation visitor numbers outstanding views surrounding area short visit entry fee at your own risk lovely visit interesting history lovely setting piece of history walk around car park the main road
We love to visit castles, and this trip wasn't an exception. Usk was my favorite.
It's privately owned, and has a quirky and personal touch. Most Welsh castles are grey rock rising out of sheep-mown grass. This has artwork, flowers, and friendly chickens.
During a walk along the river we met and chatted to another dog walker who told us about the castle and suggested we visit. So glad we did, although not big the castle grounds are well kept and have a magical feel. Lots of historical...More
We only went to the castle as we were passing through, but it is certainly worth a visit. There may not be a lot there but it has an enough to make it interesting and it is very well presented with really good views
We visited on a week day when it was quiet, so we enjoyed sitting and taking it all in.So peaceful and quiet just hens clucking around. No refreshments but cafes in nearby Usk. Friendly Lady with a wheelbarrow welcomed us.Donations on arrival are requested
Usk Castle is more than anyone could be expecting. As soon as you drive or walk up the hill to it's entrances, it greets visitors with a charming green scenary that will make you feel you are deep in the woods. As you start climbing...More
It's free but they ask for £2.00 donation and welcome any extra donations to keep it running. It's worth giving them a bit more as they really need this money. The views are stunning, the gardens are maintained really well! There were chickens running around,...More
We stopped in at Usk Castle as we were passing through and I was pleasantly surprised. It’s not huge but the entrance is free (you move a pebble from one pot to another). The grounds are well maintained and it’s very picturesque with with lots...More