Castles in Monmouthshire

Castles Near Riverside Cottage, Tintern, Monmouthshire

It is estimated that Monmouthshire has at least 26 surviving castles within the present county boundaries.   The density of castle building in this region has been claimed to be the densest in any region in Britain with more castles per square mile than anywhere else.   Perhaps a testament to the resistance and resilience of the indigenous population, the qualities of the terrain and the value of the land and its resources commanded by the castles and their residents over the centuries.

Note: This section is under further development, but the following 13 castles are all open to visitors.

Abergavenny Castle

Castell Arnallt

Caldicott Castle

The castle is free entry to all everyday, except when there are special events then entry is as per published per event.

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Chepstow Castle

Chepstow Castle

Grosmont Castle

Monmouth Castle

Newport Castle

Pen y Clawdd Castle 

Penrhos, Monmouthshire

Raglan Castle

Skenfrith Castle 

Usk Castle 

White Castle, Wales