Usk Rural Life Museum
If you find yourself anywhere near Usk, a visit to the Rural Life Museum is a must. The Museum portrays life in the Welsh Borders as it was at any time between 1850 and the end of World War II.
The contents of the museum are housed in a picturesque ancient malt barn and adjoining buildings. They have been collected by a group of local enthusiasts determined that the equipment and machinery on which people depended in the their day to day lives should be preserved for posterity.
See a typical farmhouse kitchen or dairy, or laundry, look in on the blacksmith, the wheelwright, the cobbler, see all the equipment of the farmer - from wagons to tractors to billhooks and hoes. You can also learn about coopering and cider making! We also have some interesting relics from World War ll.
Usk - the town Usk is a delightful town, well supplied with pubs and restaurants. Parking is easy and there are delightful walks along the river Usk.
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Llangwm Nr. Usk self catering – distance 3.2 miles
Clearvewe Usk Luxury eco Bed and
Usk bed and breakfast – distance 2.6 miles
A recently converted barn, nestled in the Usk Valley with far reaching country views. Set in a rural and remote area, Usk 2 miles away, half a mile from Coed y Paen and Llandegfedd Reservoir. A perfect getaway to enjoy nearby Cwmbran, Newport and Cardiff.
Distance 1.5 miles
Built in 1990, this is a well equipped purpose-built character property on the edge of Usk town. The house sits in well kept award winning gardens. There is ample parking on the courtyard and on the road outside the property.
Distance 0.4 mile
Wagon House Cottage
Usk self catering – distance 2.9 miles
Set in the heart of Monmouthshire with plenty of local walks and cycling opportunities, ideal for exploring the local market towns, historic sites, castles and abbeys - ideal for walking holidays.
Distance 3.2 miles