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Caldicot Castle

Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HT, Wales
+44 1291 420241
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lovely way to spend an afternoon

called here on a day out with friends , had a chat to the knight and his lady , very nice garden... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Good fun

Really good day out. Spent about 2 hours here exploring. Free parking and free to get in. We were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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The Home of Welsh Castle Life: Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the Castle’s exciting past. Caldicot Castle’s impressive structure is surrounded by an idyllic 55 acre Country Park. You will be able to travel through time and discover the home of Welsh castle life, from medieval times to the twentieth century. The castle was developed as a fortress by Royal hands in the Middle Ages and restored as a Victorian family home. The river Nedern winds its way through the park and the wildlife pond is home to a variety of wildfowl.
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Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HT, Wales
+44 1291 420241
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Reviewed 4 days ago

called here on a day out with friends , had a chat to the knight and his lady , very nice garden and ruins of the castle.parts of which is still standing and have banquettes for parties .nice tea room for a snack .very enjoyable...More

Thank caterqueen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good day out. Spent about 2 hours here exploring. Free parking and free to get in. We were able to walk up the tall buildings such as the keep. The stairs are very narrow and winding but the views at the top are amazing....More

Thank JM900912
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Within view of the Severn Estuary and near to Chepstow Castle, this is an ancient site built by the Norman Earls of Hereford. The gardens are beautiful now and there are many interesting displays. Careful of the shrouded figure in the dungeon! We would love...More

Thank Edward D
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Visited here whilst in the area, but it was the day prior to a weekend food festival and no one was allowed entry during the preparations. Impressive medieval Castle seen from the exterior, but would have loved to gain entry!

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

First visit and was so much better than I had imagined. Free parking and free entry! Couldn't have a better welcome than that. Great views and beautiful walks around the castle as well as inside. Great medieval castle with lots of things still going on....More

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We were staying with friends and they suggested trip to Caldicot Castle. To be honest I wasn't that keen but went along with the suggestion. I was pleasantly surprised. The views are amazing from the turrets. Give yourself enough time to walk all the way...More

Thank 609RogerH
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We recently moved to Chepstow and there is so much new stuff to see. On Sunday we drove the 15 minutes to Caldicot Castle and were delighted to have free entry to a super World War 2 exhibition of memorabilia. Enthusiasts dressed up as French,...More

Thank JonathanSuch2013
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous day out, my children loved running around the grounds, and climbing the stairs to look in the rooms, they loved the view from the top of the towers, free entry makes it even better, as the children got to enjoy ice creams...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We visited the castle on a bank holiday Monday and found that it wasn't busy. The castle grounds are enclosed so kids can run about freely. The castle had a bouncy castle for the children and plenty of picnic benches. Toilets were available a small...More

Thank MarkGWalsall
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

So blessed to have this right on my door step - the grounds are always so well looked after and the building is beautiful.

Thank Rhea I
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Hi. Are dogs allowed at all?
24 June 2017|
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Response from Richard H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what the official line is but as the other person said there were dogs inside.
Shirley R
what parking is available
3 August 2016|
Response from Lucy_B23_13 | Reviewed this property |
There is a free car park just inside the grounds, next to the castle and children's park area.