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Chepstow Castle

A466 going north up the Wye valley, Chepstow, Wales
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Ranked #3 of 8 Attractions in Chepstow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Type: Castles, Cultural

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Apart from being a fabulous example of a Norman Castle, with plenty to see and do for a visiting family, for those interesested this was also a major filming location for the 1980's television show 'Robin of Sherwood'. The ruins left standing are still instantly recognisable from the various episodes filmed there from all the series. The Keep ruin, standing... More 

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

friendly staff, really historic, could do with more interpretation boards, and to be more user friendly for children, great location,

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Found this to be much more interesting than Tintern Abbey, its considerably bigger and £1 cheaper at £4.50. I think both sites could improve by providing more information about the history of the monuments - audio tours or interactive displays etc

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Lovely Castle big bold and old, lots of history here for you to explore and you will meet the most friendliest staff in the world who help you with the history and directions.Big thumbs up for this Castle and cheap price to get in fantastic well done Chepstow Castle.

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Wigan
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

A great castle. Well presented with information boards. The castle is In a dramatic location on a cliff by the Wye. Be sure to go see the outside of the castle and the view of the castle from the bridge. Unfortunately one of the main sights in the castle - the Earl's room - was closed due to water damage... More 

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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Chepstow castle is a wonderful example of its type and very well preserved with complete walls and magnificent views over the River Wye. The guide books are thorough and informative and its great size means that it doesn't feel crowded even when it is busy. It is quite a steep slope up from the car park so bear that in... More 

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We enjoyed our day here with our two dogs. Some areas are out of bounds to dogs purely due to the steep steps etc. If you are not a local, drop into the town of Chepstow (2 mins walk away) and try the Lime Tree, Mugal Spice or The Boat for a meal. On the way out of town towards... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The castle is a large, interesting ruin and it is a great adventure wandering the site. There are great views over the river Wye and the castle can be photographed from lots of angles making for some striking pictures. There is cheap(ish) parking and a little visitor centre and toilets before entering the castle.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

A lovely visit to chepstow castle. Very friendly staff who admitted three children with the family ticket (how refreshing) and welcomed our well behaved dog on a lead. Beautiful views of the river Wye and lots of room for children to run around. The gift shop was also good, stocking some quality products.

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Catterick, United Kingdom
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Such a great castle to explore! Lots to find and search out and pokey hidey holes for kids find. Lovely views and very serene and calm considering its central position. Lovely place to visit and we were very glad we did.

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