Welsh Dragon
Cymraeg
Raglan Castle
Raglan Castle

Open Doors in Monmouthshire 2018

Discover new locations and rarely seen history throughout Monmouthshire with CADW's 'Open Doors' event in September. This year is bigger than ever, with over 20 sites to be explored, and all for free.

Monmouth opens its doors to 11 sites across the Town on the weekend of the 8th/9th September. Raglan & Chepstow Castle's have free guided tours on the 29th/30th & Tintern has a whole Festival celebrating the UNESCO Day of Peace. And throughout the month many other sites are open to explore with guides and information provided.

Please note that whilst entry may be free, some of the tours are still ticketed.

Highlights

The Kymin

Tintern Abbey

Chepstow Castle

Raglan Castle

Open Doors events by date

St. Davids

Open Doors - St David's Church (Usk)

0207 236 3934

Sat 1 - Sun 30 Sep 2018

Visit St David's Church (Usk) as part of Open Doors Monmouthshire.

St Jerome's

Open Doors - St Jerome's Church

0207 236 3934

Sat 1 - Sun 30 Sep 2018

Visit St Jerome's Church as part of Open Doors Monmouthshire. The redundant church of St Jerome’s is renowned for its late 15th-century screen, one of the finest in southern Wales.

St. Michael's

Open Doors - St Michael and All Saints Church

0207 236 3934

Sat 1 - Sun 30 Sep 2018

This redundant church, in the care of the Friends of Friendless Churches, is a medieval building with a north aisle of 1904. There are two (rather battered) medieval effigies inside said to be of the Martels.

Ways to Peace

Open Doors - Ways to Peace Festival

01291 689251

Fri 21 - Sat 22 Sep 2018

'Ways to Peace' is a multicultural peace festival, which will celebrate the ideals instilled through UNESCO's International Day of Peace.

Tintern Abbey at Night

Ways to Peace Festival: The Spirit of Peace

01291 689251

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Ways to Peace Festival: The Spirit of Peace Celebrating United Nations International Day of Peace.

Open Doors

Open Doors - Chepstow Castle

01291 624065

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Sep 2018

Join a tour with our expert guide. Find out more about the castle's fascinating history and architecture, and take a walk around to learn more about this beautifully preserved monument.

Raglan Castle

Open Doors - Raglan Castle

01291 690228

Sat 29 - Sun 30 Sep 2018

Everything’s great about this place, from its great tower, which evokes memories of earlier fortresses like Caernarfon, to the great gatehouse, which ‘wows’ the visitor just as its owner intended.

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