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Raglan Castle

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  • Average3%
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“civil war”(24 reviews)
“great tower”(15 reviews)
A stunning statement of wealth and power Everything’s great about this place, from its great tower, which evokes memories of earlier fortresses like Caernarfon, to the great gatehouse, which ‘wows’ the visitor just as its owner intended. If, as they...more
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A40, Raglan, Wales
+44 1291 690228
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Beautiful castle and surroundings. The towers offer lovely views of the surrounding country side.Near the end of our visit we flopped out on the well kept castle lawn to relax whilst watching the swallows and house martins performing their Ariel acrobatics. One criticism, there could...More

5  Thank 974monty123
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 25, 2015

Seeing as this castle once belonged to my family I thought I should pay a visit. I found the information and history to be a little lacking. There's more available online. But overall a nice little fortification. I might have to see about claiming it...More

4  Thank Dave H
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All reviews civil war well worth a visit great tower next door nooks and crannies information boards gift shop few hours couple of hours english heritage fantastic views surrounding countryside interesting history entrance fee on site guide book per adult
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rambling remains of a once grand castle, with access to cellars and tower roof. Can only recommended visiting when there's no rain, as the ruined castle is largely open to the elements. Apart from the obligatory gift shop, there are no modern facilities on site...More

Thank Nick b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Damp and wet day didn't spoil our enjoyment of Raglan which is a beautiful 'ruin'. Great to explore and imagine what it would have been like... Only criticism is that there was some rubbish in the Moat and the well seemed full of plastic drinks...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First castle visit of the school halfterm with the kids. Free to visit using out CADW family membership - but relatively cheap for a family to visit without the membership. Easy to find - though tricky to get off the A40 bypass! Well maintained castle,...More

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend seeing this little gem. This one is for the summers day. It is relentless in cold weather and you can’t appreciate the beauty of this castle rushing around because of the cold weather. A must see

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on the way back from weekend away and the castle went down a treat with the kids. Lots of things for them to look at and view from the top of the Jeep was amazing. Don’t forget to pop next door to the...More

Thank Thang N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a brilliant Castle. Really good for kids as there is nothing for them to break and so much space to run around. Good entry price as well.

Thank 463johnt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely site in beautiful countryside and well worth a visit, the site has lots of cavernous pits and rooms under the castle a lovely series of turrets and walkways Young kids will love it as there is lots to explore with information about the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fab day out raglan castle is a lovely castle lots to see and very interesting facts it’s quite a big place it was great to imagine how it was all those years ago

Thank shazx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in the area this is a MUST VISIT attraction. CADW price it about right at £5.50 for OAPs etc. It is well maintained and reasonably signed. The 'shop' is good. On our visit at the beginning of the Welsh 'half-term', the added...More

Thank kewfriend
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful castle, so impressive, well worth the entrance fee, splendid views from the top and plenty of photo opportunity’s, so much history in this place it’s a must visit.

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August 19, 2018|
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Response from Mic L | Reviewed this property |
There is a cafe immediately outside the castle walls in the car park. We didn't use it but it seemed quite popular. I hope this helps?
August 15, 2018|
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Response from Lincsmatt | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I honestly can’t rember best to ring the Castle or check on the website
February 17, 2017|
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Response from reeve24 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the buses and bus stops sorry as I drove to raglan castle.