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Skenfrith Castle

Skenfrith NP7 8UH, Wales
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Open ruins but worth a visit

Visited with the family on a really sunny day. The ruins are managed by the National Trust but are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dunchurch, United Kingdom
Didn't fall in love with this Castle

This was my least favourite of the "Three Castles" It is however in a lovely riverside location... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Skenfrith NP7 8UH, Wales
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited with the family on a really sunny day. The ruins are managed by the National Trust but are open to allcomers without charge. There is a little snack bar opposite and a local pub, The Bell, which serves meals and has a great beer...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my least favourite of the "Three Castles" It is however in a lovely riverside location, with an attractive & interesting church nearby which is well worth a visit. There is what I would consider to be ample parking for an attraction of this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive castle ruins situated alongside the River Monnow in a Welsh border village. Part of the Three Castles Walk for the more energetic, or a nice drive in an open top car.

Thank Kitalon
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Visited on a whim and so glad we did. Stunning and perfect for photography shots. Our Labrador Charlie loved swimming in the river.

Thank Hels1904
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is an open ruin of a castle which is free with good signs and information. We had a walk around it after a lovely lunch at The Bell across the road. You can also visit the church nearby too. Skenfrith is well worth stopping...More

Thank Smudger S
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Impressive castle with a lovely tower in the centre. Information boards up. Limited parking outside and we had to drive past a couple of times before we got a spot but there were additional visitors preparing for a fun day. Just next to a river...More

Thank johanna75
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Marlowdon
Reviewed 1 May 2017 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 19 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 19 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
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