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Caldicot Castle

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Address: Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HT, Wales
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+44 1291 420241
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The Home of Welsh Castle Life: Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the...

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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Food Festival

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... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jandlUk
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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683 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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!

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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. Cafe and toilets so well catered for and lots of areas for children to play... More 

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 round to see the views in all directions. Take time to read the history and... More 

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Thank 609RogerH
Johannesburg, South Africa
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500 reviews
292 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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, German, American and British soldiers with all their authentic weapons and vehicles. Brilliant. The castle... More 

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Thank JonathanSuch2013
Newport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 in the sun, while the adults enjoyed tea and cake.

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Thank Catherine M
Walsall
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91 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 coffee shop was also situated within the castle grounds. Two very interesting towers with great... More 

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Thank MarkGWalsall
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Rhea I
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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601 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There isn't much left of it. 3 towers, one massive courtyard and some scarce information about the castle itself. From the highest tower you can see as far as the sea and the motorway bridge.

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Thank Stefano915
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic day out with the kids and even the dogs loved it ! The Easter egg hunt was good fun...lots to do and most importantly gets the kids out in the fresh air and off the Xbox !! Going there again today for the archery events for the kids.

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Bristol
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite unhappy about this visit. A bit expensive to go in and I found it was totally unsuitable for families as some of the steps are quite dangerous and also there are no facilities for example there are no toilet facilities in the castle whatsoever I had to take my 3 year old granddaughter all the way back outside and... More 

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