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  1. Raglan Castle
    Remains of impressive fifteenth-century castle built by Sir William ap Thomas and his son William Herbert, remodelled by William Somerset, third earl of Worcester, 1549-89. Finest late Medieval fortress in Britain. On-site exhibitions.
  2. Chepstow Castle
    Beautifully preserved Chepstow Castle is a history lesson in stone. A massive and mighty medieval fortress. Spectacular River Wye setting. Impressive exhibition with life-size models.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  3. Abergavenny Castle
    The Museum was founded on 2nd July 1959. The idea for a Museum was around from as early as 1903 when it was discussed and minuted by the Abergavenny Free Library Committee.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  4. Caldicot Castle
    Visit Caldicot Castle in its beautiful setting of tranquil gardens and a wooded country park. Founded by the Normans, developed in royal hands as a stronghold in the Middle Ages and restored as a Victorian family home.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  5. Usk Castle
    Usk Castle nestles on a promontory overlooking the lovely town of Usk, hidden from sight most of the time, but just waiting for you to explore the ruins.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  6. Monmouth Castle
    Castle established by William Fitz Osbern in the late 11th century. The remains of the great hall date to the first half of the 12th century. Later remodelled by the Lancasters. Birthplace of Henry V.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  7. Grosmont Castle
    Substantial remains of thirteenth-century castle of Hubert de Burgh, raised on an earlier motte. It was later remodelled by the house of Lancaster.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  8. Skenfrith Castle
    One of the 'Three Castles' held in common ownership, with Grosmont and White Castle.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  9. White Castle
    Imposing moated remains of twelfth-century castle, probably the work of Henry II. Substantially remodelled in the second half of the thirteenth century. The castle was held in common with Grosmont and Skenfrith.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999

Number of results: 32

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  1. Address

    Llantilio Crossenny, Abergavenny, NP7 8TD

    Telephone

    0300 025 6000

    Abergavenny

    Probably a manorial site belonging to the bishops of Llandaff in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, later used as a hunting lodge. Only the moat now remains.

    Add Hen Gwrt Moated Site (Cadw) to your Itinerary

  2. Address

    Agincourt Square, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 3DY

    Telephone

    01600 775257

    Monmouth

    Shire Hall is a former Court of Assizes and Quarter Sessions in the centre of Monmouth, South Wales. It is a Grade I listed, classically designed building in Agincourt Square at the top of Monnow Street.

    Add Shire Hall, Monmouth to your Itinerary

  3. Address

    St Bridget's Church Skenfrith, Skenfrith, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 8UH

    Telephone

    01873 821405

    Abergavenny

    St. Bridget’s is an ancient church, consecrated in 1207, which has seen the worship of God through many centuries. This is one of the oldest churches in continuous use in Monmouthshire.

    Add St Bridget's Church Skenfrith to your Itinerary

  4. Address

    Tintern, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 6SE

    Telephone

    03000 252239

    Chepstow

    Cistercian abbey, founded in 1131 in the beautiful Wye valley. Remarkably complete abbey church rebuilt in the later thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, with extensive remains of cloister and associated monastic buildings.

    Add Tintern Abbey (Cadw) to your Itinerary

  5. Address

    Tintern, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 7NX

    Telephone

    01291 689566

    Chepstow

    The Old Station nestles beside the River Wye in the heart of the Wye Valley in Tintern. This idyllic 10 – acre site boasts the best of what Monmouthshire has to offer.

    Add Old Station Tintern to your Itinerary

  6. Address

    Tintern, Tintern, Monmouthshire, NP16 6TS

    Telephone

    01633 644850

    Tintern

    This site contains the excavated and part restored remains of a 17th century ironworks, a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Located in the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

    Add Abbey Tintern Furnace to your Itinerary

  7. Address

    Wonastow, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 4DL

    Telephone

    07530 357390

    Monmouth

    A Noble Mansion. It occupies a commanding situation from whence are surveyed some of the most interesting scenes in Monmouthshire.

    Add Treowen to your Itinerary

  8. Address

    Goodrich, ROSS-ON-WYE, Herefordshire, HR9 6HY

    Telephone

    01600 890538

    ROSS-ON-WYE

    Come and relive the turbulent history of Goodrich Castle with our free audio and then climb to the battlements for breathtaking views over the Wye Valley. Finally, enjoy a selection of homemade drinks and snacks in the castle café.

    Add Goodrich Castle to your Itinerary

  9. Address

    Goytre Wharf & Canal Visitor Centre, Llanover, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 9EW

    Telephone

    01873 880516

    Abergavenny

    Goytre Wharf is a 200 year old industrial heritage site that includes a busy visitor centre and marina on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.

    Add Goytre Wharf & Canal Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

  10. Address

    Town Centre, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 5EY

    Telephone

    03000 252239

    Chepstow

    Beautifully preserved Chepstow Castle is a history lesson in stone. A massive and mighty medieval fortress. Spectacular River Wye setting. Impressive exhibition with life-size models.

    Add Chepstow Castle (Cadw) to your Itinerary

  11. Address

    The Round House, The Kymin, Monmouth, NP25 3SF

    Telephone

    01600 719241

    The Kymin

    A charming 18th-century Round House and Naval Temple standing proudly atop a prominent hill, the Kymin and its nine acres of pleasure grounds overlooks Monmouth and the beautiful Wye Valley.

    Add The Kymin to your Itinerary

  12. Address

    16A St James St, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 3DL

    Telephone

    01600712202

    Monmouth

    For the first time since its Foundation stone was laid in 1835, Monmouth Methodist Church is opening its doors to visitors each Wednesday afternoon from Wednesday 7 July to Wednesday 25 August.

    Add Monmouth Methodist Church to your Itinerary

  13. Address

    Monmouth Road, Tintern, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 6SE

    Telephone

    01594 530080

    Chepstow

    Whatever your faith , we welcome you to enjoy the tranquility of our church, a place of quiet reflection, where you join the many who have passed through it's doors over 13 centuries in fellowship and peace.

    Add St Michaels Church to your Itinerary

  14. Address

    Llanthony, Abergavenny, NP7 7NN

    Telephone

    0300 025 6000

    Abergavenny

    Priory of Augustinian canons founded early in the twelfth century in the beautiful and secluded Ewyas valley.

    Add Llanthony Priory (Cadw) to your Itinerary

  15. Address

    Tintern, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 6SE

    Telephone

    01594 530080

    Chepstow

    The ruins of St. Mary's Church are on the hill above the Abbey Hotel and originally served the Parish of Chapel Hill at the southern end of Tintern.

    Add St. Mary's Church to your Itinerary

  16. Address

    Black Rock Picnic Site, Black Rock Road, Monmouthshire, NP26 5TP

    Telephone

    01633 880494

    Black Rock Road

    The lave net fishermen of Black Rock promote the fishery as a heritage site and invite all to enjoy this last remaining welsh severn estuary salmon fishery which can be watched quite safely from the picnic site.

    Add Black Rock Lave Net Heritage Fishery to your Itinerary

  17. Address

    Priory Street, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 3NX

    Telephone

    01600 712034

    Monmouth

    The Priory was founded in 1070 AD by Benedictine monks, and is one of the most historic buildings in Monmouth. Completely renovated a few years ago, the Priory offers very modern facilities for a variety of gatherings.

    Add The Priory Monmouth to your Itinerary

  18. Address

    Llantilio Crosenny, Abergavenny, NP7 8UD

    Telephone

    0300 025 6000

    Abergavenny

    Imposing moated remains of twelfth-century castle, probably the work of Henry II. Substantially remodelled in the second half of the thirteenth century. The castle was held in common with Grosmont and Skenfrith.

    Add White Castle (Cadw) to your Itinerary

  19. Address

    Caerwent, Caldicot, NP26 5BA

    Telephone

    01443 336000

    An archaeologist’s paradise. Tribal capital of the Silures (Venta Silurum) - impressive fourth-century walls standing up to 17 feet (5.2m) high. Excavated houses, forum-basilica and a Romano-British temple also remain.

    Add Caerwent Roman Town to your Itinerary

  20. Address

    58 Monmow Street, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 3EN

    Telephone

    01600 712031

    Monmouth

    Town house, dating back to at least the 17th century. Red brick garden facade in Queen Anne style, dating from 1752. Street facade remodelled in Georgian style (date unknown). Many original features, including fine staircase.

    Add Cornwall House to your Itinerary

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