History of Clytha

Join us on Saturday 22nd June for a guided walk taking in the history of this rich and timeless estate.

clytha folly

This gentle walk will take in some of the true treasures of this beautiful 18th century estate. You’ll be able to learn about our Jacobean farm, Clytha Castle – one of the outstanding 18th century follies in Wales, Clytha House, and many other historical sites. The route will also take in part of the idyllic riverside walk.  The walk will start at 10am.

  • Please wear appropriate clothing, depending on the weather. Please bring waterproofs, or sun lotion if it’s sunny. Please wear walking boots or good walking shoes and bring a bottle of water.
  • Please meet at the Riverside car park (SO 363 087) (NP7 9BW).
  • Dogs on leads welcome
  • This is a low level, gentle walk through farm fields, woods and along the river Usk. There are gentle slopes up to the folly.

Booking Essential
Adult £5, book online or call 0844 249 1895
More Information: Hana Callard, 01874 625515, brecon@nationaltrust.org.uk


Discover wild woodlands and beautiful bluebells with the National Trust

Bluebells, bird song and one of the best preserved hill forts in Wales are just some of the delights on offer during a National Trust guided walk on Saturday 11th May at Clytha, near Abergavenny.

Man walking at Blakes Wood, Essex, in spring.

Coed-y-Bwnydd in Bloom will be led by an experienced ranger, taking in the Coed-y-Bwnydd hill fort cared for by the National Trust, where dappled shade provides the perfect conditions for a wonderful array of woodland plants and flowers.

This moderate ramble of 8.5 miles will also take in Grade One-listed Clytha Castle – one of the outstanding 18th century follies of Wales.

The walk will start at 10am from the riverside car park near Clytha House, off the Old Raglan Road at the Bettws Newydd junction. Please bring suitable clothing, food and drink.

Adult £5, book online or call 0844 249 1895
For more information, visit http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sugarloaf-and-usk-valley/