Sugar Loaf and Usk Valley

A view of the River Usk near Clytha Estate in Monmouthshire

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

Sugar Loaf and Usk Valley

Things to see and do 

The Sugar Loaf, Monmouthshire

Summer in Monmouthshire

Whether you prefer a pleasant summer stroll or an outdoor adventure for the whole family, there's plenty to keep you occupied this summer in Monmouthshire.

Yellow flag Iris at Lanlay in the Vale of Glamorgan

Discover your new '50 things' adventure 

Check out our rangers’ best bits on where to have fun with ‘50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾’, exploring our spectacular landscapes and creating new family experiences.

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 have the walk for you.

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 

Sugar Loaf and Usk Valley

Get involved

Work with us to enhance your event

Want to run an event on National Trust land? 

If you are an outdoor activity provider planning an event on National Trust land in the Brecon Beacons and Monmouthshire area, we want to help secure permission for your event.