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Nice spot for picnic

The castle ruins were nicely kept and a lovely spot for a picnic in the sunny weather. There are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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A nice surprize in Abergavenny

You just walk around from main car park and you arrive at the entrance of Castle.A great little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The castle ruins were nicely kept and a lovely spot for a picnic in the sunny weather. There are also some art pieces, but I didn't see information about these. The museum is small, has some information about history of Abergavenny, a gallery and rooms...More

Thank DrAndrewSt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Children love visiting the museum and gift shop. Lovely art exhibition currently on the first floor. Children love the war exhibits including the local shop, typical kitchen and bunker experience beneath. The castle is wonderful and has the backdrop of the Blorenge. Castle and museum...More

Thank MissCNW4
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit to the Castle and museum. Tapestry is a great example of community effort is worth seeing. Nice and educational for children.

Thank Olena N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If it had not been pouring with rain, our visit to this little museum would probably have gone better, as we could not enjoy the outside areas. The museum was admission free but we did leave a donation. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You just walk around from main car park and you arrive at the entrance of Castle.A great little Museum in the grounds as well.Lots of seating and picnic areas

Thank glutenlady
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Probably the only castle in Wales that does not allow anything other than assistance dogs entry. Poor show Abergavenny! Just completed the three castles walk (By car!!!) in N. Gwent, all allow dogs entry. Chepstow, Caldicot, Usk and Raglan allow dogs, so come on Abergavenny...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 July 2018

If you are walking the own this is a nice place to visit. Not much left of the ruin but very nice place just on the outskirts of the city. The city is beautiful and well worth a visit.

Thank gbmontreal
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The old castle is in much disrepair, but still sufficiently erect to tell a tale. It also has mature trees and plenty of grassy area for family picnic and kids to runaround. Great views way over the valley, and the restored 'keep' houses an interesting...More

Thank muddyoldengr
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Although there is not much left of this old castle it stands on the remains of an old roman fort which many have forgotten about. Though most of the fort was where the Castle Street car park now stands. During the summer months there are...More

Thank davies443
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Not much left of the ruin but very atmospheric and great for photography.good place for children to play an explore or have a picnic. Museum is small but worth a look. Both are free.

Thank Janet L
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Kim F
29 March 2018|
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.