Throughout the year Usk and the neighboring towns host popular events such as the Usk Show, The Abergavenny Food Festival, racing at Chepstow and the annual Brecon jazz festival.
For a small town with a population of just over two thousand people Usk has at least 10 pubs and bars.
- Yew Tree Barn Wales, Gwernesney, NP15 1DB, ☎ , e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Self catering 5 star (Visit Wales) holiday accommodation 3 miles (5km) outside Usk. A spacious modern barn conversion, it has panorama windows with beautiful views of its rural setting. Disabled facilities and pet friendly