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Take a step back in time at Usk Castle Knights.

 

A medieval style encampment of pavilions reminiscent of the Field of the Cloth of Gold. Five large and colourful jousting pavilions are sited only a stone's throw (or should we say Trebuchet's throw) from the picturesque ruins of the Usk Castle.

 

 

Don't worry, straw mats have been replaced with modern, comfortable beds and each tent is furnished with Olde Worlde décor to enhance your experience.

 

 Modern toilet and showering facilities are available in the custom built shower block designed to be in keeping with the rest of the site.There is also an outdoor kitchen area for meal preparation with gas hobs and fridges but adventurous knights can attempt to cook on the open camp fire.

 

kitchen

 

Throw off modern day stresses and throw on a costume from the fancy dress box to thrust yourselves into character. Roam the castle ramparts looking out for invaders, attack medieval life. A selection of medieval games will be on offer. Naughty or misbehaving children can be contained in the stocks!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The encampment is ideally located, it could be deep in the countryside but is really only a short walk from Usk town centre, which has great pub food, excellent shops for all essentials, a variety of food outlets, and a Farmers Market on 2 Saturdays each month. The area is renowned for its excellent restaurants.

 

Usk Castle firepit

 

Usk is in real castle country with Skenfrith, Grosmont, White castle, Chepstow, Raglan and Abergavenny all in the vicinity. Children will love being Knights of the Round Table, playing in the castle, exploring the site of the battle of Pwll Melyn, with an exciting footpath through the surrounding 100 acres of woodland, and swimming in the river Usk with its Island playground just across the old railway bridge.