Open Doors - Chepstow Castle

Chepstow Castle

Chepstow Castle

Join a tour with our expert guide. Find out more about the castle's fascinating history and architecture, and take a walk around to learn more about this beautifully preserved monument.

The whole of Chepstow Castle is a lesson in longevity. From around 1067 through to 1690, the castle, almost chameleon-like, changed its appearance as fashions changed in military architecture.

Century after century, the castle grew and grew along its narrow cliff top ridge. The oldest building is the Norman great tower, but building work continued well into the 17th-century as medieval battlements were replaced by stronger musket-friendly parapets. Bows and arrows were so last century!

Tours will be at 11.00am, 1.00pm and 3.00pm

Although admission to this event is free, it is a ticketed event. Tickets available on the website from the beginning of September. here

Dates, times and prices

Dates
23 Sep - 24 Sep 2017

Times
11am - 4pm

Prices
Adult - Am ddim / free
Family - Am ddim / free
Senior citizens, students and children under 16 - Am ddim / free
Member - Am ddim / free
Disabled and companion - Am ddim / free

Location information

Facilities and information

Cycle stands Disabled access Dogs welcome Exhibition Gift shop No smoking Charging car park Portable induction loop
  • ChepstowCastle@wales.gsi.gov.uk
  • Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dogs on leads welcome
  • No smoking
  • Cadw do not allow drone flying from or over its guardianship sites, except by contractors commissioned for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and are operating under controlled conditions.
  • This site is registered on the No Fly Drone website
    http://www.noflydrones.co.uk/
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Directions

Postcode NP16 5EY

Car Road From Cardiff M4, J23, M48 J2, A466. From London M4, J21 & M48.

Rail Rail Chepstow 1km/0.6mls Cardiff-Gloucester-Birmingham line.

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For further information, please contact: Traveline Cymru on 0871 200 2233 or National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50.