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Usk Castle

Castle Hill, Usk NP15 1SD, Wales
+44 1291 672563
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Frosty reception

I had a wonderful day in Usk catching up with friends from the Midlands and thought how nice it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Amazing

First time to Usk Castle and we were blown away - the history and utterly beautiful views were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Benmthomas
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Usk
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“hidden gem” (17 reviews)
LOCATION
Castle Hill, Usk NP15 1SD, Wales
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+44 1291 672563
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"hidden gem"
in 17 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 24 reviews
"small donation"
in 5 reviews
"voluntary donation"
in 3 reviews
"outstanding views"
in 3 reviews
"short visit"
in 3 reviews
"entry fee"
in 5 reviews
"lovely visit"
in 3 reviews
"surrounding countryside"
in 4 reviews
"lovely setting"
in 4 reviews
"private ownership"
in 6 reviews
"car park"
in 9 reviews
"walk around"
in 3 reviews
"sunny day"
in 3 reviews
"privately"
in 29 reviews
"chickens"
in 17 reviews
"box"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had a wonderful day in Usk catching up with friends from the Midlands and thought how nice it would be to finish off with Usk castle. It was a long awaited attempt to get together as we had all had a bad year one...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First time to Usk Castle and we were blown away - the history and utterly beautiful views were awesome!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely views of the countryside, ruins, easy to walk around but a bit steep to get to, several children seemed to enjoy it, no concessions

Thank mirolex
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a little treasure! As a keen gardener the herbaceous boarders are charming with place sit and look over the town and have a picnic. It even had Giant Hogweed (part of the Cow Parsley family) which there was a notice to not touch...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2018

A local man recommended we visit the castle in Usk to pass an hour or two in the gardens. We were delighted with his suggestion as it is a hidden gem where you are free to wander, admire the incredible views of the surrounding area...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

This is one of the castles that we enjoyed the most. It is privately owned and obviously loved with the beautiful planting in the grounds. You place a small donation in the box and then place a pebble per person in a pot so they...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

I visited two days in a row because I was so impressed with the castle. The gardens and ruins are lovingly cared for and the owners are generous enough to leave the grounds open. Wish I was in town for an upcoming jazz festival.

Thank KatieD06
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

It's not very often you find a gem like this - it's free to get in - donations apprecaited - no restrictions on where you go. Have fun and enjoy!

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Great for familys or anyone interested in castles will go again when next staying in the area nice town well kept

Thank fussyfaggot
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Lovely to walk around the castle and grounds for an hour. Kept very well by the Humphries Family. The castle isn’t huge, and is on several different levels. The gardens are well kept.

Thank BusyF
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