Coach and Horses, Chepstow

The Coach and Horses is said to date back to the 16th century but is only recorded as a public house since the mid 19th century and located on Welsh street in Chepstow.  Landlord of the establishment back in 1871 was one Hezekiah Pask.

During the early 20th the Coach and Horses was in the hands of Cheltenham Original Breweries before later being taken over by Brains Breweries. 

Serving real ales and regularly wins Gwent CAMRA of the year pub.  Also offers accommodation for the discerning traveller.

The Horse and Jockey, Pontymoel

A 500 year old inn located on the Usk road about a mile from Pontypool.  It is a thatched building standing opposite St Michael church and during the 17th century was used as a vicarage.  Formerly known as the Jockey or the Jockey Pitch.

Tradition has it the Horse and Jockey was a popular haunt for the thirsty ironworkers of nearby Pontypool.

The interior has been much changed over the years and the oldest part of the inn is the lounge, which has a low beamed ceiling and inglenook.

The New Inn, Pwllmeyric

A popular watering hole on the A 48 and dating back to at least the 16th century and has Tudor arch doorway which separated the hall and parlour rooms. 

Tradition has it that the New Inn was built by the bishops of Llandaff for pilgrims who owned land at nearby Mathern.

The Ship, Raglan

Located on the High Street and dating back to the early 17th century which has an attractive cobbled forecourt.  The central fireplace is said to have been brought to the Ship from Raglan Castle.  A brick bake oven can be seen at the back of the fireplace.  Four large trusses hold up the roof.  The oldest part of the inn include the dining room and the main bar. 

Greatly refurbished over the years with the adjoining shop being incorporated into the Ship which led to its becoming one of the largest inns in Wales at the time. 

Cross Keys, Usk

The white washed Cross Keys is the oldest pub in Usk dating back to the 1600s and stands on the site of an earlier building.  Thatched in earlier times with the interior consist of two main rooms with a bar in between which has a fireplace.  Stone steps lead down to a cellar from the dining room.  An inglenook is located in the lounge and has a carved oak mantelpiece.

The King's Arms, Abergavenny

The King’s Arms is said to date to the late 16th century located in Abergavenny which prides itself on being called the ‘gateway to Wales’.  Much of the area where the pub stands has been much redeveloped and the public house is gives an indication of what the town would have looked like in earlier times.

Tradition has it the colourful coat of arms on the outside wall is a commemoration of a visit by Charles II. 

Has its own restaurant and brewery.

The Rock and Fountain Inn, Penhow

Tafarn o’r 17eg ganrif o fu yn dafarn goets ar un adeg. Mae wedi’i lleoli ger pentref Penhow. Arferai coets y post aros yno ar ei thaith o Lundain i Gaerdydd. Storiwyd gwellt a bwyd ceffyl yn yr ysgubor. Nawr defnyddir yr ysgubor ar gyfer gweithgareddau amrywiol.

Gwariwyd miliwn o bunnoedd yn adnewyddu’r lle yn 2010 ond ni chollwyd ei chymeriad.

Gwerthir cwrw traddodiadol.

The Piercefield, St Arvans

Bu unwaith yn dafarn goets. Mae’n dyddio i’r 18fed ganrif. Mae wedi ei lleoli ger Cwrs Rasio Casgwent ac mae’r enw’n dod o Barc Piercefield sydd gerllaw.

Bu’n dafarn Brewers Fayre ar un adeg ond nawr mae’n prthyn i Gwmni S.A.Brain. Wedi ei hadnewyddu ar ffurf cynllun agored ar ddechrau 2012 ond dyw hi ddim wedi colli ei nodweddion gwreiddiol.

Sefydliad sy’n gwerthu cwrw traddodiadol

Three Salmons Hotel, Usk

A 300 year old 2 star hotel located at the heart of the market town of Usk. Ideal location to explore the Usk valley through walks or fishing

Excellent wine cellar with wines from all over the World

At one time the meeting place of the Wye Valley Otterhounds

Its restaurant makes good use of local produce

The Tredegar Arms, Shirenewton

Lleolwyd ar sgwar y pentref. Mae’n edrych fel  amgueddfa ar y tu mewn sy’n cynnwys arddangosfa  sylweddol  o offer ffermio.

Gweinir cwrw go iawn.


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