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Skenfrith Castle

Skenfrith NP7 8UH, Wales
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Atmospheric castle ruin. Free entry, and worth a quick walk around The ruins are about 800 years... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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Nice Norman castle

The ruins of this Norman castle are well preserved and worth a visit. The site is along a small... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, England, United Kingdom
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Skenfrith NP7 8UH, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Atmospheric castle ruin. Free entry, and worth a quick walk around The ruins are about 800 years old!

Thank Marlowdon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ruins of this Norman castle are well preserved and worth a visit. The site is along a small river and is quite serene. There is also an old church next to it and across the street there is a restaurant. The site does not...More

Thank Eric_Lemon
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Interesting enough but it doesn't take more than 20 minutes to see it all. Very natural and uncommercialised which is lovely. A picnic by the river might be nice.

Thank L6650KOluisa
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This photo is of the church not the castle! The castle is a ruin, so although interesting, not actually that much to see.

Thank engineery
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Decided to go for a drive one sunny Saturday and ended up here. There isn't a great deal there but what's left is very interesting. Lots of great photo opportunities especially when sunny, and lots of walking routes to take too. Nice and quiet. Peaceful...More

Thank FrankiePrice
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed for one night at the bell hotel which is just across the road. This area is worth a visit if you are passing and you can take some nice photographs. Nice little bit of local history and fun for kids to have a...More

Thank naomi c
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Passing through on way to Abergavenny, and accidentally discovered this interesting Castle. It's located close to a fairly fast flowing river, with various watersports, including canoeing and swimming. There's also a good pub close by with great food and lodging! Will visit again!

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 23 October 2016

There isn't much castle left here - we visited as we were passing, but are glad that we hadn't driven miles out of our way to see this castle. It is atmospheric, but the day we were there, the over-riding impression was one of the...More

Thank lbj17
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were on a mission to visit the "Three Castles", but there isn't much castle here, just the round tower inside the ruins of curtain walls. However, it is free and one can roam around the area. A superb pub, The Bell at Skenfrith, is...More

Thank spaqueen_9
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We drove past and turned around, glad we did! An atmospheric ruin laid out on several layers with substantial side walls and basement rooms. An excellent free spot for a picnic and sheltered from the wind inside the walls. Walk out of the 'water gate'...More

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