Monmouth Castle
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Monmouth Castle is strategically located at crossings of the River Wye and River Monnow. Only a few fragments – ruins of the 12th-century Great Tower and 13th-century hall – remain of this once-important castle. It was founded in the 11th century by Norman lord William fitz Osbern, and by the mid-14th century was in the hands of Henry of Grosmont, who modified the tower with large decorated windows whose outline can still be seen in the east wall.

The most notable event in the tower’s history occurred on 16 September 1387, when King Henry V of Battle of Agincourt fame was born here, an occasion commemorated at Monmouth’s Agincourt Square.

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Booking & Payment Details

  • Free Entry

Children

  • Children welcome

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowed

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Monmouth Town Centre (Monnow St/Priory St & Castle Hill by Iceland store).Accessible by Public Transport: Lydney station is 14 miles away.

Monmouth Castle (Cadw)

Type:Castle

Monmouth Castle, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 3BS
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Tel0300 025 6000

Awards

  • Visit WalesCadw Welsh Government Cadw Welsh Government 2016

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Can be viewed externally.

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