Blog - Usk

Usk Open Gardens

Posted on Fri 29th Mar 2019 at 10:59

On the last full weekend of June - Saturday th amp Sunday th - around of the private gardens in Usk are open to visitors am- pm to raise money for local charities People travel long distances to experience this event and we are delighted to offer accommodation for those wishing to take advantage of staying the area The hotel is located just a short walking distance from the town ...... More

The History of Usk

Usk has had an eventful past!

Posted on Mon 19th Nov 2018 at 08:30

Our little town has become increasingly well-known over the years This can be attributed to the success Usk has had in many competitions Competitions such as Wales in Bloom Britain in Bloom and most recently the Communities World in Bloom which was an international award ceremony held all the way in Alberta Canada Through the success of the Usk in Bloom committee Usk is also known as the lsquo Town of Flowers rsquo it rsquo ...... More

Glen-Yr-Afon History

Posted on Thu 25th Oct 2018 at 13:00

Image above The Glen-Yr-Afon you all recognise today The Glen-Yr-Afon you see today has not always looked like this The hotel has had a dynamic past with some very eventful moments throughout its history So take a moment to get yourself a cup of tea and let us tell you all about it hellip As a business the Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel is now years old as of opening its doors to the public ...... More

Usk in Bloom: Champion of Champions 2018

‘Flowers, flowers everywhere’

Posted on Wed 29th Aug 2018 at 09:39

Competition Results - Wales in Bloom Winner of the Large Village Category with Gold - Communities World in Bloom Winner of the Small Internatonal Category - Britain in Bloom Finalist of the Champions of Champions Category and Gold medal The Usk in Bloom committee and their army of volunteers have been hard at work again this year These green fingered soldiers have been keeping the village well maintained and picturesque for ...... More

Usk Town Council Reindeer Parade

Sunday 1st December 2019

Posted on Wed 22nd Aug 2018 at 12:26

quot Twas the night before the afternoon tea when all through the hotel not a creature was stirring not even a mouse quot Well a mouse may not be stirring but the Reindeer taking part in the Usk Reindeer Parade this year will be Christmas may still be a few months away but it is the perfect time to think about planning fun and tasty activities for those cold winter months This ...... More

Usk Show

Saturday 8th September 2018

Posted on Tue 21st Aug 2018 at 15:14

Ahh the Usk Show what a fantastic day this always proves to be and we are very happy to announce that it will be returning again this year on th September All the way back in time since the Usk Show has been held on the second Saturday in September every year The show is run by the Usk Farmers rsquo Club and is one of the biggest and without a doubt most popular ...... More