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Nice walk to visit a ruined castle

If you are walking the own this is a nice place to visit. Not much left of the ruin but very nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The old castle is in much disrepair, but still sufficiently erect to tell a tale. It also has... read more

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Castle Street, Abergavenny NP7 5EE, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the only castle in Wales that does not allow anything other than assistance dogs entry. Poor show Abergavenny! Just completed the three castles walk (By car!!!) in N. Gwent, all allow dogs entry. Chepstow, Caldicot, Usk and Raglan allow dogs, so come on Abergavenny...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are walking the own this is a nice place to visit. Not much left of the ruin but very nice place just on the outskirts of the city. The city is beautiful and well worth a visit.

Thank gbmontreal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old castle is in much disrepair, but still sufficiently erect to tell a tale. It also has mature trees and plenty of grassy area for family picnic and kids to runaround. Great views way over the valley, and the restored 'keep' houses an interesting...More

Thank muddyoldengr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although there is not much left of this old castle it stands on the remains of an old roman fort which many have forgotten about. Though most of the fort was where the Castle Street car park now stands. During the summer months there are...More

Thank davies443
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Not much left of the ruin but very atmospheric and great for photography.good place for children to play an explore or have a picnic. Museum is small but worth a look. Both are free.

Thank Janet L
Reviewed June 5, 2018

It was chucking it down so did not hang around in the gardens. Museum was free and there was a new exhibition being installed so only the reception area was open. After a wet trudge up to the castle it would have been nice if...More

Thank invisible2016
Reviewed June 3, 2018

A nice little castle to look around, and a small museum with interactive displays. Good cheap parking next door (£1 for 2 hours). Places to sit and enjoy a picnic, and lots of open space for children to run around.

2  Thank Jon M
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Although it’s not the biggest nor most impressive castle in this area of Wales, entrance is free and you do get to wander around some lovely ruins in a very attractive location. Signboards give the history, and the museum is worth a look. On a...More

2  Thank jonathan_196510
Reviewed April 29, 2018

If you've got some time, go have a look at this - it's free. It's a tad small but well kept with some nice views. The museum is kid-friendly, but doesn't have much new for regular museum-goers.

2  Thank tripleplay97
Reviewed April 26, 2018

This museum is fairly small but very interesting. There is often entertainment put on in the grounds.

1  Thank angie j
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Kim F
March 29, 2018|
Response from rachaelr0gers |
Dear Kim, Only assistance dogs are permitted in the castle grounds and the museum. However Castle Meadows which is adjacent to the castle is dog friendly.