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Address: A466 going north up the Wye valley, Chepstow, Wales
Phone Number: 441291624065
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An enjoyable few hours spent exploring this well preserved historic site. Most surprised at the good condition of the ancient wooden doors.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An enjoyable few hours spent exploring this well preserved historic site. Most surprised at the good condition of the ancient wooden doors.

Thank KST56
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a surprise. We hadn't expected such a big castle with parts still in tact. Very beautiful in a stunning location and well worth a visit. Lots of photos opportunities and imagine it would be worth a visit during different seasons to see all the views and trees.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely day out. I love castles where you can go everywhere, nothing worst than seeing doors that say no entry. At Chepstow it has lots of little stairways to explore loved it.

Thank Jackie M
Ligonier PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a tiny place! There is an upper and lower set of ramparts and you can get lost exploring, photographing, and admiring the views. The place has a cool vibe, and the preservers do a good job of keeping the place up and making the walk-through entertaining.

1 Thank Dukesnyder
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great day out, this castle is well cared for and has great access, impressed by the location and the views were superb, easy to imagine it in all its glory.

1 Thank Sean G
Lydney, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to visit. The oldest stone castle in the UK, very well run and with the River Wye as a stunning backdrop. Only down side is that there are no public toilets in the castle itself and the nearest ones are quite a walk away.

1 Thank Fountain_Inn_Parkend
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So beautiful and is the bones of the castle. You can really see what the true view of the castle was. Doesn't cost much which is great. Peaceful and so much history. Must see

Thank lmlizzio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to wander around the castle on our own. Notations posted throughout the castle gave us good information about what we were seeing.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really fascinating castle with parts up to 1,000 years old, set above the River Wye. Very quiet when we were there on a midweek morning - apart from some large and noisy groups of schoolchildren whom we managed to keep out of the way of. The views are spectacular, and reading the history on the strategically-places notice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in Chepstow for 14 years and ashamed to say I have never been inside the castle before (apart from going to a concert). Visited on a beautiful sunny autumn afternoon and was amazed at how intact the castle is. It is not in ruins like many other castles and the views from the top were fantastic. You... More 

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