The Upper Usk Valley

The quieter side of the Brecon Beacons

The Upper Usk Valley comprises the villages of Sennybridge, Defynnog, Trecastle, Crai, Heol Senni and Pentrebach, with masses of stunning countryside in between.

If you live in the Upper Usk Valley

The Upper Usk Valley Group* is an open group dedicated to the promotion of social, economic, cultural and environmental vibrancy within the area. If you are interested in joining or just want to participate in a local event, click below.

If You Are Visiting The Upper Usk Valley

We are surrounded by the most beautiful landscape and scenery offering countless opportunities for recreational activities and adventure. Explore the fascinating history and wildlife of the area or simply enjoy some warm Upper Usk Valley hospitality in one of the many pubs or tea rooms.


Llyn y Fan Fach

Close to the source of the River Usk, on higher ground is Llyn y Fan Fach. Legend tells the famous story of The Lady of The Lake, and her sons the Physicians of Myddfai. You can find this enchanting story told by Owen Staton.

4 days ago

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With stay local restrictions easing this weekend, we know there will be many people looking to visit the Brecon Beacons. To ensure the safety of our tourism community, local residents and visitors, we ask that you respect our code of conduct when visiting us. By taking these simple steps, we can all do our bit to protect each other and protect the Brecon Beacons. Thank you.#VisitBreconBeaconsSafely #KeepWalesSafeVisit Brecon Beacons Visit Mid Wales Wales Powys County Council Brecon Mountain Rescue Team Visit Neath Port Talbot National Trust Wales Natural Resources Wales ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

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WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS 😍 FROM THE 27th March....The Welsh Government has announced that holidays in self-catering properties in Wales should be able to go ahead for single households from 27 March 2021 for people who live in Wales and from 12 April 2021 for single households who live outside of Wales. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

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Socialising outdoors allowed, 'stay local' brought in and hairdressers to re-open as lockdown in Wales eased. ... See MoreSee Less
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