Whether you’re searching for a base to actively explore or to take things at a more leisurely pace Talybont-on-Usk is the ideal place for you.
As the name suggests, this Talybont sits within a stone’s throw of the river Usk and nestles below the Central Beacons alongside the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. You are assured of a warm welcome in this pretty canalside village which goes out of its way to cater for visitors.
How to get there
Check out our getting here page for more information on how to get to the National Park.
Things to see and do
Go for a cycle ride along one of the many routes through Talybont Forest, a section of the Taff Trail or along the canal towpath.
Head on foot for the hills which form a dramatic backdrop to the village.
Explore the Brinore Tramroad with its fascinating history or the shorter Henry Vaughan walk which has excerpts of his poetry displayed on information boards.
Take yourself to nearby Talybont Reservoir for a spot of bird watching, trout fishing or easy walking past a waterfall.
Make use of the facilities at the village hall car park which include public conveniences, a bike wash and shower.
Stock up at the village general store, Post Office or refuel at the cafe – all in the same building.
Call by also for information about all the things to do in the area.
Enjoy a hearty meal and drink before or after your adventure in one of the friendly pubs or cafes.