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White Castle

7m E of Abergavenny, Abergavenny NP7 8UD, Wales
+44 1600 780380
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amazing Norman castle

this is the most incredible structure and astonishing to imagine how it was built without any... read more

Reviewed today
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Not much left

Honestly, I cannot recommand this visit as a must. There is not much to be seen, and the road to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Trieste, Italy
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7m E of Abergavenny, Abergavenny NP7 8UD, Wales
+44 1600 780380
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Reviewed today

this is the most incredible structure and astonishing to imagine how it was built without any modern facilities. No visitor centre, but well worth planning a visit.

Thank cymraes15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly, I cannot recommand this visit as a must. There is not much to be seen, and the road to reach it is narrow, winding with high vegetation walls on either side - a real driver's nightmare. It is however visitable at any time because...More

Thank GiulioVeniVidi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the White Castle and were surprised there was no fee to pay. However this is a place where your imagination needs to take over The castle is pretty large but in ruins. It consists of an outer courtyard area where the villagers...More

Thank Silward2013
Reviewed 11 July 2017

One of the 'Three Castles' (Grosmont and Skenfrith being the others).It is a ruin originally plastered externally and 'white limed' hence the name. Worth a visit as are the other two which are in fairly close proximity.

Thank ian j
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A wonderful romantic ruin in a beautiful location. It is a hidden gem, being well off the beaten track. There is a small parking area, enough for 10/12 cars, & entry is free. It is so peaceful, no road noise, just the sound of birds...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Lovely little pub nice and relaxing. The castle very interesting. A quaint little village. Will return

Thank Beverley S
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Great castle - according to the info. board I should have been able to access a Bluetooth sound file to act as an audio guide but I couldn't find this (might have been me). Several information boards up though. Picnic benches in the grounds, no...More

Thank johanna75
Reviewed 23 May 2017

It should be viewed in conjunction with Skenfrith and Grosmont! Damn Normans knew what they were doing!! Great views gives you the strategic importance of its position. ( Also someone sells homemade apple juice down the road - that was gorgeous on a hot day!!!...More

Thank Bangoroldstar
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Great views, magnificent remains, well worth going an extra mile to visit and a definite stop on Offa's Dyke Path.

Thank Kurinz
Reviewed 8 May 2017

A well fortified castle. It is in a ruined state but in it's hey day must have been a grand building.

Thank Roddy W
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