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The Croft Barn at White Castle Vineyard

The Croft Barn at White Castle Vineyard

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Llanvetherine,
Abergavenny,
Monmouthshire,
NP7 8RA

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The Heritage Lottery Fund WHAM! project at the Croft Barn at White Castle Vineyard, Llanvetherine is welcoming visitors at a series of open afternoons, craft courses and events which start at the end of April 2016

The Wine and Heritage Alive in Monmouthshire (WHAM) project run by buildings preservation charity The Village Alive Trust and the vineyard owners, Robb and Nicola Merchant, enables the public to enjoy free visits to a 16th century cruck trussed threshing barn, which boasts rare wattle panels.

Free admission open afternoons will be held between 2 and 4pm every Friday from April 29th to September 30th. A member of the trust will be on hand to give an insight into the barn’s history and conservation, as well as offering light refreshments. There is parking and toilet facilities at the barn which is close to White Castle, one of the three castles on the Three Castles Walk. Group visits including school trips, would need to be booked but are welcomed.

The Croft Barn also has a programme of craft events this year, including paid courses with Welsh Stick Chair maker Isis Rowan on May 14 and 15th or September 24 and 25th which need to be booked. Children’s activities include felt making and maypole dancing. Further details of courses and the barn’s restoration can be found at www.wineandheritage.org.uk or by emailing info@wineandheritage.org.uk

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    Map reference: SO 379178  Lat: 51.85551 Long: -2.90233