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Caldicot Castle

The Castles of Monmouthshire

As Monmouthshire was being constantly fought over by those pesky Welsh and invading English, many castles were built around the county to claim lordship over the land. Thankfully, this gives us plenty of great ruins to explore and discover, and here are some of our best.

Abergavenny Castle

Raglan Castle

Chepstow Castle

All Castles

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Cuckoo Cottage

Cuckoo Cottage

Abergavenny

Self-catering with 1 unit, £200-£600 pupw sleeps 2-6

Hilston Park Activity Education Centre

Hilston Park Accommodation

Monmouth

Groups Hostel with 1 bedspace

The Bridge Inn

The Bridge Inn

Abergavenny

Inn with 4 rooms, £60 pppnb

Monmouthshire Cottage

Clare's Cottage

Chepstow

Self-catering with 1 unit, £280 pupw sleeps 2-4

Cobblers Cottage

Cobblers Cottage

Abergavenny

Self-catering with 1 unit, £475-£638 pupw sleeps 1-4

Side view and over the valley towards Offa's Dyke

Robin's Barn (Self-catering cottage) Wye

Monmouth

Self-catering with 1 unit, £160-£420 pupw sleeps 3

Newbridge on Usk

Newbridge on Usk

Usk

Restaurant with Rooms with 6 rooms, £85-£120 prpnb

Castle Narrowboats

Castle Narrowboats

Abergavenny

Narrowboat with 9 units, £846-£1426 pupw sleeps 1-8

Llansantffraed

Llansantffraed Court Hotel

Abergavenny

Country House Hotel with 21 rooms, £99-£180 prpnb

Posh Backpackers twin or familly room

GreenMan Backpackers Ltd

Chepstow

Hostel with 6 bedspaces, £20-£80 pppnb, £55-£135 prpn

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Northgate House

Chepstow

Guest Accommodation with 7 rooms, £40-£60 pppnb

The Crown at Whitebrook

The Whitebrook

Monmouth

Restaurant with Rooms with 8 rooms, £223-£338 pppn

Goldings Hut Kingstone Brewery

Goldings

Tintern

Alternative Accommodation with 1 unit, £75-£90 pupn sleeps 1-2

Becher's Cottage

Becher's Cottage

Monmouth

Self-catering with 1 unit, £400-£650 pupw sleeps 1-4

Bedroom

Monmouth Premier Inn

Monmouth

Budget Hotel with 60 rooms

Glen yr Afon Hotel

Glen Yr Afon House Hotel

Usk

Hotel with 27 rooms, £160 prpn, £140-£180 prpnb

Countryside bliss

Llansabbath Country House B&B

Abergavenny

Bed & Breakfast with 5 rooms, £95-£110 prpnb

Road House Narrowboats

Road House Narrowboats

Abergavenny

Narrowboat with 4 units, £800-£1220 pupw sleeps 1-6

Whitehill Farmhouse B&B

Whitehill Farm

Monmouth

Farmhouse with 2 rooms, £75 prpnb

carpenters cottages

Carpenters Cottages

Chepstow

Self-catering with 2 units, £300-£375 pupw sleeps 1-4

The Guest House

The Guest House

Abergavenny

Guest House with 6 rooms, £50 pppnb

Llanwenarth Hotel & Riverside Restaurant

Llanwenarth Hotel & Riverside Restaurant

Abergavenny

Hotel with 17 rooms, £69-£250 prpnb

Court Farm

Court Farm

Abergavenny

Self-catering with 1 unit, £320-£610 pupw sleeps 1-5

The Kings Arms

The Kings Arms

Abergavenny

Inn with 11 rooms, £75-£120 pppnb, £120-£135 prpnb

Places to Visit in Monmouthshire