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Raglan Castle — Access Guide

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Visit Raglan Castle 

Catching public transport to site – there is a bus stop in Raglan Village a 10 ten-minute walk/push: Google maps view

You cross a busy dual carriageway and walk/push up a steep lane (with no pavements) up to the castle. 

The nearest train station is Abergavenny, which is around 9 miles away.

There is a free visitor car park for visitors to the castle with a slight incline up to the visitor centre entrance. 

The entrance door to the visitor centre is assisted and can be opened by pushing a large button to the left of the door.

The door leaving the visitor centre into the monument is not assisted but is usually open. Staff would be happy to open this door if it happened to be closed.

Toilets —the main toilets are accessed down three steps and across an area laid to grass. With separate entrances, they comprise of one male cubicle and urinal and two female cubicles.  

Dogs must be kept on leads at all times and non-assistance dogs must remain on the ground floor only.

The castle consists of large areas laid to lawn and areas with cobbles. There are a few steps to be negotiated when accessing some areas of the ground floor of the castle.

There are two gatehouse rooms which are accessed via a shallow step, these can usually be negotiated by buggies and wheelchairs.

The Great Tower is accessed via stone steps, across a wooden bridge and then large spiral stone steps all the way to the top.

There is another shorter tower accessed via the grand staircase. 

There are benches located around most of the site and picnic tables and benches located on the bowling green. 

On leaving, the visitor centre is accessed via a door which is not power assisted but is only closed during inclement weather. 

Raglan Castle — Ground Plan

Audio tour   
Dog bowl                                                   
Large print guides 
Loud areas / flashing lights
Parking for prams and scooters
Picnic tables 
Portable induction loops
Water refill station 
Yes by visitor centre