About Caldicot Castle and Country Park

The country park is currently open to all and our car park is operating from 8:30am – 8:00pm every day. The toilets in the country park are also open 8.30am -4.30pm.

The castle grounds and our toilets in the castle are now open Tuesday to Sunday (11am-4pm) and refreshments including hot and cold drinks and light snacks are available on a take away basis from our cafe. The main castle buildings remain closed at the present time.


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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.

Location

51.5937271, -2.743472

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NOTE: The above information is generated by third-party data provided by Caldicot Castle and Country Park. © Caldicot Castle and Country Park 2020.

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