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Usk in Bloom

Posted on Fri 11th May 2018 at 16:39

Usk is a small market town of people in South East Wales Its history goes back to the Romans and Normans The local community take great pride in the town s presentation and we at the Glen Yr Afon are proud to sponsor some of the beautiful array of summer flowers that adorn the town during the summer season An award-winning Welsh town dubbed the quot Town of Flowers quot Usk ...... More

Faulty Towers Dining

Faulty Towers Dining Experience

Posted on Wed 14th Dec 2016 at 12:54

Dates announced - See Faulty Towers - The Dining Experience ...... More

Charity Vintage Tea Party

Charity Tea Party

Posted on Wed 5th Aug 2015 at 11:54

In the last month one colleague and one former colleague have both had close relatives who have undergone liver transplants at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Birmingham As part of our charity fundraising for it seems fitting that the next event we arrange should be in aid of the Children s Liver Disease Foundation ...... More

Velothon Wales Wedding 2015

Sunday 14th June 2015 and Velothon Wales day dawned!

Posted on Sun 14th Jun 2015 at 16:55

Photograph Treasured Photography Having only been made aware that the Velothon would result in prolonged road closures in March the team at the Glen Yr Afon House Hotel Usk faced a considerable amount of additional planning to make sure the day s events at the Hotel went to plan As a popular wedding venue ...... More

Walks in Monmouthshire

Enjoy walking in Monmouthshire

Posted on Thu 12th Feb 2015 at 20:20

Llandegfedd Reservoir is a Site of Special Scientific Interest with over two miles of footpaths and waymarked walks around its reservoir in South Wales Whether you are looking for a short stroll to a longer walk right around the reservoir there are plenty of points at which to stop and take in the beauty of the surrounding countryside You can pick up walking maps and suggested routes from the Visitor Centre - Dogs will be ...... More

40 years of service

Glen Yr Afon House Hotel celebrates its 40th birthday

Posted on Tue 18th Mar 2014 at 13:19

The Glen Yr Afon House Hotel in Usk will celebrate its th birthday on rd March - years to the day when it opened its ... More

Murder Mystery Dinner

Murder Mystery Dinner

Posted on Mon 24th Feb 2014 at 15:36

Our latest will be held on Friday th April ...... More

Charity Donations

Charity Cheques presented

Posted on Mon 3rd Dec 2012 at 13:27

The Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel held a presentation ceremony recently to donate funds raised at the Usk Show in September to local worthwhile charities A beautiful wooden dolls house kindly crafted and donated by Mr and Mrs Drew of Cwmbran was raffled at the Show by staff from both the Glen-Yr-Afon and its sister Hotel The Three Salmons raising a total of pound This years charities of choice were The Jane Hathaway Leukaemia Fund and Ethan ...... More

Best Wedding Venue in Wales 2012

Title retained in the 2012 Welsh National Wedding Awards

Posted on Mon 19th Nov 2012 at 09:23

Best Wedding Venue in Wales Retaining the title awarded in we are very grateful to those of our couples who voted for us and we very much appreciate the support of our customers who took the time to recognise the hard work of our dedicated team of staff Tim Strong General Manager at the Hotel said lsquo we are delighted to receive this award for a second year To be recognised at this level ...... More

Welsh National Wedding Awards 2012

Now nominated in two categories!

Posted on Fri 5th Oct 2012 at 11:39

We are really pleased to have been nominated for Best Wedding Venue in East Wales at the Welsh National Wedding Awards for In we were ... More

Best Wedding Venue Award


Posted on Tue 22nd Nov 2011 at 15:18

We are delighted to announce that the Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel has been voted as Best wedding venue in Wales in the Welsh National Wedding Awards ... More