District: Fynwy - Monmouthshire
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8463, -2.90143
Postcode: NP7 8UD
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the castle)
Imposing moated remains of twelfth-century castle, probably the work of Henry II. Substantially remodelled in the second half of the thirteenth century. The castle was held in common with Grosmont and Skenfrith. OS map 161: SO 379167
Parking, guidebook available
Adult - £2.60, concession - £2.25, family - £7.45
Entry is free for Welsh residents aged 60 and over or 16 and under who have a valid pass. To find out how to get one please go to the free entry scheme page.
We welcome assistance dogs at our sites. From April 2009, dogs on leads will also be welcome at some of our sites. Please see 'dogs' page (on the left) for more information.
01.04.10 - 31.10.10: Daily 10.00 - 17.00
01.11.10 - 31.03.11: Open site
Open sites are unstaffed and open to the public with no admission charge at all reasonable times, usually between 10 and 4 daily.
Most sites are closed on 24, 25 and 26 December and 1 January. Full details are available from Cadw Site Operations Unit, tel. 01443 336000. Last admission to this site is thirty minutes before closing.
Information from Cadw website