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The West Usk Lighthouse

the lighthouse in snow
A restored lighthouse with rooms with great views over the Bristol Channel and surrounding fields, not far from Cardiff
Newport
City of Newport, Wales
UK

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The lighthouse is only two hours' drive from London, situated between Newport and Cardiff, overlooking both The Usk and the Severn Estuaries and The Bristol Channel. It was bought when it was semi-derelict in 1987. The lantern room was restored in 1997. The lighthouse is now a grade II listed building. and is over 180 years old. As it is exposed to the elements, the restoration work is never finished.

The tides come rushing in twice a day, so the landscape is never the same. Sunsets and sunrises and full moons are spectacular. Cows and wild horses roam the surrounding fields and in the summer the crops are beautifully colourful.

The lighthouse is suitable for small groups of family, friends, hen nighters and couples. If there is a group staying, the lighthouse is only available to them. The maximum group for overnight stays is 8 adults plus 2 children on a sofabed.

WEDDINGS - You can even get married here and use the Rolls Royce for transport to a local restaurant. The civil ceremony is only for 25 guests.

There is a room with a waterbed and a couple with 4 poster beds. All have en-suite facilities, colour TV, and tea/coffee making facilities. The rooms are wedge-shaped. A stone spiral staircase takes you to the first floor where all the rooms to let are.

Just to add to the quirkiness of this place there is a life size Dalek, a Dr Who Tardis and a few telephone boxes.

There is a sauna and holistic healing also hypnosis sessions can be arranged.

Prices start from £150 in the lighthouse.

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Room Types:

  • Double
  • Single
  • Family Rooms (2 Adults / 2 Kids)
  • Double Ensuite

Budget:

  • Medium £85-£220


Nearest Airport: Cardiff


Facilities:

  • Car parking
  • Family friendly
inside the Lamp Room
weddings at the lighthouse
double bedroom at West Usk
the roof garden
double room with ships
jacuzzi on roof with tardis
unique lighthouse stay

Reviews:
West Usk Lighthouse
by Wendy Beveridge
on April 22, 2015
My husband booked us a night here and it was absolutely lovely. Very peaceful except for the sea and birds which is all you want to hear. Room was nice and clean as was the whole lighthouse. Frank (the owner) was very knowledgeable about its history which was very interesting. Tardis and Dalek were an added bonus for any Dr Who fan. Would definately go here again if I was looking to stay in that area.
Magical
by Dean
on October 9, 2012
I took the family here as a surprise. It was a totally majestic and wondrous place. Would love to return.
Warm welcome
by dom
on February 19, 2012
Any Dr Who fans will be happy with the tardis and darlek, but the relaxed friendly atmosphere, picturesque location and the lighthouse itself all add up to a great stay. A fairly short drive to Cardiff means we were able to combined this with the city too. My favourite bit was the roof terrace (around the former light) with hot tub, although it was too cold to enjoy it fully during my visit.