Glen Usk Hotel
The Glen Usk Hotel is situated in the centre of the pretty spa town of Llandrindod Wells, directly opposite Temple Gardens, and just a short walk from the shops. After a day exploring mid-Wales you can be sure of a warm welcome, friendly service and comfortable accommodation. Guests can dine in comfort in our light and airy restaurant. Start the day with a heart breakfast, and in the evening, our restaurant and bar menu is available. Enjoy and drink in our relaxing lounge, or watch the sunset from the hotel terrace overlooking the Gardens. Our 79 bedrooms are en-suite with televisions, and tea and coffee facilities. There is a lift to all floors. Free Wi-fi is available in the lounge and bar, and limited parking spaces are available. The Glen Usk is 7 miles from the Royal Welsh Showground at Builth Wells, which hosts events such as antique fairs, dog shows and the Royal Welsh Show (July) and Royal Welsh Winter Fair (November). Llandrindod Wells hosts a spectacular Victoria Festival every year in August. Situated seven hundred feet above sea level and surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in Wales, Llandrindod Wells is one of Britain s hidden treasures. It was the Romans who were the first to appreciate the beauty and value of Llandrindod Wells, followed centuries later by King Charles ll who regularly came to the health-giving spring waters. The Victorians developed the town into a fashionable Spa. Many reminders of this elegant era remain, and the town still remains a genteel atmosphere reminiscent of a bygone age. Pretty Temple Gardens is the ideal place to relax and watch the world go by, whilst for the more energetic there is an international indoors bowling centre, three magnificent outdoor bowling greens, a golf course, lovely fishing lake and nature trails across the surrounding hills. There is a range of things to do and places to see. The Brecon Beacons National Park, medieval Powis Castle and famous gardens are worth a visit, as are the market towns of Presteigne and Knighton. Take a memorable drive though the Elan Valley where the Visitors Centre unfolds the history of its reservoirs sand dams. Enjoy a day at the seaside in Aberystwyth and there are bargains galore at the Royal Welsh Crystal Factory at Rhayader.
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