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Chepstow Castle

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Chepstow Castle 1 Bridge Street, Chepstow NP16 5EY, Wales
+44 1291 624065
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All reviews the river information boards worth a visit car park english heritage audio tour nooks and crannies fantastic views couple of hours lots of history per adult great place to visit sunny day entrance fee on site tower oldest
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Building started only a year after the Norman conquest of 1066, both to aid the Norman invasion of Wales and to stop the Welsh attacking Gloucershire. Chepstow Castle was the southernmost of a chain of castles along the border. Strategically located on a high cliff...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love Chepstow Castle Oldest stone built castle in the UK, fantastic views, stunning scenery, Chepstow might be a small off the beaten track place but it is a MUST see

Thank 1960Boonie82
Reviewed 4 days ago

I very much enjoyed my time at Chepstow Castle. I was able to purchase a student ticket at £4.10, which gave me full access to the entire castle with no time limit. The views of the river from the castle and of the town are...More

Thank JRachel95
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an excellent castle to visit. Its a good size castle with many rooms and spaces to visit. Excellent views of the river and surrounding area. Every room and an information plaque explaining the use and history of the room. Guided tours are available...More

Thank MrPotter02
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never ventured inside previously, but will do again - fantastic architecture and scenery with views of the river Wye as it enters the Bristol Channel. Much bigger inside than I imagined & in better condition than I anticipated

Thank MorgsNick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For many years I have viewed Chepstow Castle from outside its walls however I took advantage of an offer by CADW for free entry- spectacular is an understatement, many times bigger than I imagined and in far better condition. I had a great couple of...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw a number of castles on our visit to Wales. All were so beautiful and interesting. I was able to get beautiful photographs.

Thank thebrianwellman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perched on a cliff overlooking the River Wye and the town of Chepstow, you can explore a well preserved slice of history. Allow a couple of hours to wander around the castle. It keeps going and going. Worth checking if there any special events as...More

Thank Pete D
Reviewed 1 week ago

They make life easy for you in Chepstow by putting the main car park, toilets and information centre within spitting distance of the main attraction, so many other towns could learn from them ! They also have a very attentive, informative and helpful staff in...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent an enjoyable couple of hours exploring this magnificent and interesting castle. The location is superb with some great views across the River Wye. Plenty to see. Pleasant staff.

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Lisa H
August 11, 2017|
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Response from tobynbella | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty certain they do allow, a friend of mine has a family dog and she will know, I will speak to her tomorrow
June 16, 2017|
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Response from MistressWeatherwax | Reviewed this property |
We parked in the town and walked. The castle is surrounded by grass but I woudn't recommend picnicing there .
April 18, 2017|
Response from Ryan E | Property representative |
We open at 9:30am, last admission is 4:30pm for a 5:00pm close. Prices are £6.50 for adults, £4.20 for over 60s, students, and children 5-15, £19.30 for a family ticket of up to 2 adults and 3 children. Children under 5 are... More