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Recent Wye Valley the Vale of Usk Blog Posts

  • 08 September 2019
    John Ruskins grave Coniston village
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  • 31 July 2019
    “churchcrawler: St Leonard, Whitsbury, Hampshire Amazing building”

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  • 31 July 2019
    “churchcrawler: St Andrew, Shifnal, Shropshire Lovely interior”

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  • Wye Valley the Vale of Usk

    Wye Valley and the Vale of Usk


    Lying on the border between England and Wales and next to the Wye valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. An area which is not only rich in tales and legends of King Arthur but also Romans and grand Norman Lords.

    This corner of wales is full of history learn about kings and princes and the dramatic battles of the welsh marches.
    Once across the River Wye the boundary with England why not explore and discover mighty castles such as Chepstow perched high above the river.

    With historic market towns and beautiful countryside, the artist Turner once sketched here, this picturesque area will also captivate you.
    Workup an appetite mountain biking or canoeing then visit local restaurants to end the perfect day.

    Visit the famous Newport and Abergavenny food festival with great restaurants and local producers try the wine from local vineyards or fish from one of the many the rivers it is no wonder this is the food capitol of wales.


    Towns in Wye Valley the Vale of Usk



    Activities in Wye Valley the Vale of Usk



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