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Usk (Welsh: Brynbuga) is a town in Monmouthshire, South Wales located in the valley of the River Usk (Afon Wysg).

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

On the A472 to Pontypool just off the A449 Newport (Monmouthshire) - Raglan (junction with the A40).

By bus[edit]

Monmouthshire bus route 60 calls at Raglan on its journey from Newport and Caerleon to Raglan and Monmouth.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Priory Gatehouse. surviving fragment of a Benedictine priory founded around 113 Priory Gatehouse, Usk (Q7245498) on Wikidata Priory Gatehouse, Usk on Wikipedia
  • 2 Sessions House. Victorian courthouse Sessions House (Q7456161) on Wikidata Sessions House, Usk on Wikipedia


  • 1 Usk Show, B4235, Gwernesney, NP15 1EY (2 mi (3.2 km) E of Usk, close to A449 junction.), +44 1291 690889, . 9AM-6PM. Held every second Saturday in September, annually since 1844, this is one of the largest one-day agricultural shows in the UK. Hundreds of producers and traders selling beautiful, edible and practical wares, livestock competitions and shows featuring talented horses, dogs, ducks, and humans. Adults £16, under-16s free.




For a small town with a population of just over two thousand people Usk has at least 10 pubs and bars.



Go next[edit]

Routes through Usk
Abergavenny/MonmouthRaglan  N  S  NewportCardiff

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