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Abergavenny Museum and Castle

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Beautiful view

Our first time to Abergavenny, The parking is close by the castle ruins are interesting with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peter W
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Ramsey, United Kingdom
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An Interesting Slice of History

The castle ruins, looking out over the the top of Abergavenny town centre is a must visit, to help... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
356speedster1975
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful ruins of the castle and a quaint museum build into the castle. This was a perfect backdrop for part of the food festival, but I've no doubt it would be lovely to see on its own merit

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our first time to Abergavenny, The parking is close by the castle ruins are interesting with lovely views but we found the museum more so with very helpful assistance on some of the artefacts religious aspects of the area.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle ruins, looking out over the the top of Abergavenny town centre is a must visit, to help understand a little about the town's history. It's a shame there's not much left, but we were pleased to spend an hour on site and take...More

Thank 356speedster1975
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great museum with lovely views across the valley. The whole place gave a real sense of history. You could imagine how difficult it would be to storm the castle back in the day.

Thank Nora M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The castle and museum are free but there is no parking so pay to park in the council car park just opposite the gatehouse. There isn’t really much of the castle left other than fragments of wall and one side of a tower but there...More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited during the food festival. How great to see this historic castle still being used as the centre of the community hundreds of years on. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and plan to return to have another look at this historic site

Thank A2205
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As mentioned worth a visit. Managed to get some beautiful photos of the Blorenge mountain. Lovely gift shop even though fairly small. Lovely lady who provided some local information which I found very useful.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We called in and looked around the castle and museum, on Sunday morning. The knitted exhibits were interesting and the museum was worth a look. Nice gift shop too. :) V peaceful and lovely views. We parked down the road but it seemed you could...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is the kind of castle that is crumbled and ruined but absolutely beautiful to photograph, and use as a photo background. The grounds are lovely to linger and maybe have a picnic. The museum is limited but has interesting information, and there is a...More

Thank TammyL0uise
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Sadly couldnt go in as isnt dog friendly. Castle meadow is dog friendly so had a nice walk with wandering cow

Thank Tricia F
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Kim F
29 March 2018|
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Response from rachaelr0gers |
Dear Kim, Only assistance dogs are permitted in the castle grounds and the museum. However Castle Meadows which is adjacent to the castle is dog friendly.
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