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Name: West Usk Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
St. Brides, , United Kingdom

Location: Bristol Channel, South Wales.

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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
West Usk Lighthouse


Contact Address Information:
St. Brides Wentlooge
Newport, Gwent, South Wales
United Kingdom

The tide around this lighthouse is the second fastest in the world.

Tower Height: 56

Description of Tower: White conical tower on roof of oval building.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1821

Date Present Tower Built: 1821

Date Deactivated: 1922

Current Use: Bed and breakfast inn.

Open To Public? Yes.

From M4, take exit J28 for A48 Newport, then B4239 St. Brides. Drive for 2 miles, turn left at cattle bridge into a long, winding (and very rough) farm lane.

Nearby Lodging: The lighthouse has been converted into a bed and breakfast inn. Call 01633 810126 or 01633 815860, or email for information on lodging.

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