Sugar Loaf and Usk Valley

Bluebells and campion at Coed y Bwnydd, Monmouthshire, Wales

Iconic mountains, rich countryside and a sweeping 18th century landscaped park

Sugar Loaf and Usk Valley

Things to see and do 

Gorse in flower on the Skirrid near Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

Spring in Monmouthshire

With the new season comes plenty of new life and adventures waiting to happen in Monmouthshire this spring.

Couple walking along the Llanwenarth ridge at sunset, Sugar Loaf, Monmouthshire

Top walks in Monmouthshire 

Explore the best of the Sugar Loaf and Usk Valley with our range of downloadable walks. Whether you're looking for a mountain challenge, or a gentle ramble through open countryside, we've got the walk for you.

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Sugar Loaf and Usk Valley

What's on 

Upcoming events

Wild Wednesday on the Sugar Loaf

Wed 01 Aug 2018
10:30-15:00
Discover nature's playground and join our rangers during the school holidays for a wild family adventure.

Wild Wednesday on the Skirrid

Wed 08 Aug 2018
10:30-15:00
Discover nature's playground and join our rangers this summer holiday for a wild family adventure.
Sugar Loaf and Usk Valley

Our work

Restoration of Ancient Woodland project at Skirrid, Abergavenny

A woodland 25 years in the making at the Skirrid  

A project, 25 years in the making, restoring semi-ancient woodland on a plantation site at the Skirrid, near Abergavenny.

Brecon Beacons and Monmouthshire ranger blog 

Welcome to the Brecon Beacons and Monmouthshire ranger blog where you'll get an insight each month into the work and goings on of a countryside ranger team.

Sugar Loaf and Usk Valley

History