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Caldicot Castle

Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HT, Wales
+44 1291 420241
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Lovely day!

Visited caldicot castle with my mother and my two young children. One being a baby in a pram We had... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stephanie B
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reasonable entrance fee

we decided to visit here primarily for the food festival being held there. It is an interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jan P
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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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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  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HT, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited caldicot castle with my mother and my two young children. One being a baby in a pram We had a wonderful day. Sun was shining which was a bonus! There is a park just at the front of the castle which my 4 year...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

we decided to visit here primarily for the food festival being held there. It is an interesting castle and the food festival was quite good

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a day out for a birthday although small it has very beautiful scenery , on the day there was a Viking themed day which the children enjoyed the staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live quite near to Caldicot Castle and don't visit nearly enough. I has had a chequered history, falling into complete disrepair then being bought as a private residence, it was used as flats for local couples in need of housing after the second world...More

Thank traveltrev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit, interesting all items wonderfully described on the information boards. The attached park was wonderful also, the dog scored it excellent as well for the area to run about, best simple day out I have had for ages

Thank up2npark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my families favourite places to go. Most days it’s free entry, there’s a lovely cafe, activities for the kids, and the castle itself is great to look around & read up about the history of the castle & surrounding area. The...More

Thank hooksie89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a pleasant surprise it was to visit this castle. Even though small this castle had something interesting around every corner. Free parking and we were very lucky and had free admittance though normally the castle is not expensive to visit. The castle is very...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As my surname is Caldicott I have always referred to the castle as being mine!! And promised to take the kids for years I noticed the medieval weekend and thought that's the time to go well it was great free parking loads to do.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a nice local castle. There's not that much to do unless it's an event day, just go to the duck pond and the park for children. Inside the actual castle there isn't that much. However, when there are events on - often medieval reenactments...More

Thank Pengwyn538
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to a Medieval festival and really enjoyed it. The grounds are amazing and the car park is free and nearby, so there isn't a long walk. This castle is great if there has been dry weather but we have visited when it has...More

Thank KissyMissy2014
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KarenandJames3013
24 June 2017|
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Response from Gale J | Reviewed this property |
We saw dogs inside on our visit....not sure if they would be allowed inside the rooms though. Lots of lovely walks for them in the grounds :)
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Shirley R
3 August 2016|
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Response from Lucy_B23_13 | Reviewed this property |
There is a free car park just inside the grounds, next to the castle and children's park area.
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