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Raglan Castle

Address: A40, Raglan, Wales
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Raglan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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English first
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Spent a couple of hours in Raglan Castle but for £4.50 it was a good day out. Dogs are allowed but not up to the upper floors. Its a good example of ruins from pre Tudor times when it was destroyed during the Civil War.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Really good day out my two young boys (6 and 4) loved it. Lots of nooks to explore and stairs to climb. Nice little cafe a really good day out.

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Bellingen, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Raglan Castle is a gem with the only modern part being the gift shop at the entrance . The castle is as it should be aged but not ruined by poor restorations that can be seen in other castles . You can really get a sense of life as it was using helpful signage in most areas of the castle... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We visited on a very wet Saturday but thoroughly enjoyed our visit. A small room set out the history and the castle, though ruined, is atmospheric and great for imagining its history. The shop has more interesting items than usual and the service was friendly and cheerful. We very much look forward to returning with our young grandchildren!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

As you go through the astonishing entrance of this great castle, you see it come to life! The castle was not crowded when we visited it, even on a sunny weekend. The entrance fee is good value for a family (£13.50 for a family of 4). The site is fairly well preserved so it doesn't leave much to the imagination... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
6 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I've a liking for popular Opera, during the summer Raglan Castle offered a production of Cosi Fan Tutte (Mozart) by the Popup Opera. Like so many would one day like to go to Glyndebourne, but at a couple of hundred quid a ticket, Popup Opera at £15 a ticket did appeal. Thankfully the weather on the evening was good. (as... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Just loved this castle. There are so many nooks and crannies to explore. Also has a fantastic gift shop.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
39 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

what a beautiful castle, although in ruins you can imagine what it would have been like. it is huge and a lot of details, great value for money

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is a beautiful piece of history constructed in beautiful countryside. You can let you imagination run away with you as you walk around as much of the castle is in it's natural state. A great day out :-)

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Nelson, New Zealand
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190 reviews 190 reviews
68 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Raglan has to be my all time favourite castle. I just love it and its lack of commercialisation. I accept that it has minimal and intrusive interpretation on site, unless you go looking for it. I love that you can just wander around, in and out, up and down. I love that kids can play hide and seek. I love... More 

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