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Abergavenny Museum and Castle

Castle Street, Abergavenny NP7 5EE, Wales
+44 1873 854282
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A great free visitor attraction with lovely views. The added bonus of a museum on site and toilet... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
John P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice bit of local history

Plan to spend 45 minutes to an hour to tour the local museum and walk the grounds of the castle... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
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Castle Street, Abergavenny NP7 5EE, Wales
+44 1873 854282
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

A great free visitor attraction with lovely views. The added bonus of a museum on site and toilet facilities. Information boards and display completed the castle ruin.

Thank John P
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Plan to spend 45 minutes to an hour to tour the local museum and walk the grounds of the castle ruins. A nice stop for families with kids. The WWII air raid shelter is especially interesting, but I also enjoyed the Welsh shop and the...More

1  Thank Beverly954
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Very good clear historical data if Abergavenny with good artefact displays. Whilst the museum is free I do hope people make a contribution to help pay for upkeep

Thank G3M2010
Reviewed 18 September 2017

It was a well spent hour walking round the castle.... The museum had shut but still enjoyed the visit.

Thank Lisa_Ade_271016
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I took my daughter's there over the summer holidays and I was completely gobsmacked by how run down it has become. There was broken glass, empty bottles and rubbish everywhere to the extent where I wasn't happy being there with two young children. We stuck...More

1  Thank Rhiannon C
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A lot of history in those walls, amazing views of the grounds and even the town. Museum has a replica of a bomb shelter and a little corner shop, worth a visit.

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I didn't know there was a castle here and sadly didn't have time to check it out fully but there seemed to be a lot standing still and the grounds were great.

Thank filligirl
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I had some time to spare and was wandering around the town and stumbled across this little gem. Some lovely views across the valley and great little exhibitions. The local guy looking after the place was a fount of knowledge and really added character to...More

3  Thank Francesco G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

FREE! What a very very good place to goofball the family. Punic, children trail, lovely grounds and castle, xcellent maintenance, PLUS a brilliant museum, all FREE. An absolute must.

2  Thank grandinio
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Abergavenny Castle provided a perfect backdrop for post ceremony Champagne and canapes and unique wedding photographs

1  Thank lisajune2017
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