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.

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Beautiful pastel tones in this beauty of a shot of the Brecon Beacons by @eddcope 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 #DiscoverCymru ... See MoreSee Less
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Well after much nagging here is an upgrade of puddings available from this weekend.Bake well Tart with cream or custardVanilla cheesecake with raspberry sauce. Choc Fudge cake & Chocolate sauceCarrot cake & Toffee sauceChoc ProfiterolesChocolate Brownie & choc sauce (GF)Lemon Meringue tart & Lemon sauceThey all come with a portion of cream or custard where appropriate. You can heat them yourself if you wish to. Ice cream will melt before you get to eat it so pointless.All £3 each.If you happen to not use the containers they are always welcome back another day.All are subject to availabilityHave a great week end. ... See MoreSee Less
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