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Caldicot Castle

Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HT, Wales
+44 1291 420241
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Great castle

Unlike many of the other castles in Wales, this one isn't a complete ruin. In fact, it's still... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
KevinSadler2364
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Leicester, United Kingdom
I live next door

Such a wonderful place . Ghosts , towers , dungeon, banqueting hall , and lots going on in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ian C
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Caldicot, 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 5 days ago

Unlike many of the other castles in Wales, this one isn't a complete ruin. In fact, it's still lived in. The gatehouse, and its imposing twin towers, sets you on a path of adventure that is the equal of anything else in this area. Great...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a wonderful place . Ghosts , towers , dungeon, banqueting hall , and lots going on in the summer. Living so close to it and knowing it so well I just wish it was used to its incredible potential . Sadly it has been...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Superb place -a slice of history just so good to wander around and just relax and take in the shear size it is,well worth a visit and take your camera!

Thank Kev K
Reviewed 20 October 2017 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 15 October 2017

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 11 October 2017 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 5 October 2017

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 5 October 2017

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 27 September 2017 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 25 September 2017

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
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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
4 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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