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Caldicot Castle is now open for the 2023 season! (11am - 4pm, Tuesdays - Sundays)
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, the castle has a romantic and colourful history.
Find out about its past, explore the medieval towers and take in the breath-taking views of the parklands and surrounding area from the battlements. You will be able to travel through time and discover the home of Welsh castle life, from medieval times to the twentieth century.The castle was developed as a fortress by Royal hands in the Middle Ages and restored as a Victorian family home. The River Nedern winds its way through the park, and the wildlife pond is home to a variety of wildfowl.
You can see the 12 pounder muzzle-loading HMS Foudroyant’s cannon in our courtyard. Come and unravel the mysteries of the dark chilling castle dungeon. Caldicot Castle is reputed to be haunted by a number of ghosts. Who will you see before you leave?
The Castle's tower is one of the best places to view the Severn estuary. The castle was built on a spur of sandstone to control the River Nedern flowing nearby. The river was once a tidal estuary navigable for several miles upstream.
Caldicot Country Park
Roam across the 55 acres that make up Caldicot Country Park. There are large areas of woodland, a reach of the River Nedern, and pleasant open parkland to enjoy.
Caldicot Castle Tea Room
The Caldicot Castle tea room is a great place to relax with a full range of teas and coffees as well as hot chocolate, wine, beer and more. Relax, chat to our friendly staff and maybe pick up a memento from our gift shop.
Free entry except on event days.
- Welcome to Caldicot Castle Video
- Disabled toilets
- Facilities for hearing impaired
- Facilities for visually impaired
Booking & Payment Details
- Free Entry
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Children welcome
- Education/study area
- Facilities for educational visits
- Facilities for groups
- Guided tours for groups
Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities
- Grounds for outdoor activities
- Wedding receptions
- Free Parking
- Dogs Accepted
- Gift shop
- Public toilets
- Accepts groups
- Coach parties accepted
Map & Directions
From M4 take junction 23a and B4245 to Caldicot. From M48 take junction 2 for Chepstow and follow A48 (towards Newport) and B4245 to Caldicot. Caldicot Castle is sign posted from B4245. SATNAV: NP26 4NU
Public Transport Directions
Accessible by Public Transport: Caldicot station is 1.5 miles away.