Caldicot Castle Country Park

Caldicot Castle Country Park
Caldicot Castle
Church Road
Caldicot
Monmouthshire
NP26 4HU
Wales

Website

Caldicot Castle website

www.caldicotcastle.co.uk

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E-mail

caldicotcastle@monmouthshire.gov.uk

Telephone

01291 420 241

Fax

01291 435 094

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Knight on Caldicot Castle drawbridge
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The Home of Welsh Castle Life

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the Castle’s exciting past. Caldicot Castle’s impressive structure is surrounded by an idyllic 55 acre Country Park.

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 aVictorian family home.The river Nedern winds its way through the park and the wildlife pond is home to a variety of wildfowl.

Venue Type:

Castle or defences, Garden, parklands or rural site, Museum

Opening hours

March 23rd - October 31st
Mon-Sun 11.00-16.00, 11.00-17.00 event weekends and school holidays

Caldicot Castle Country Park open all year.

On occasions it may be necessary to vary our opening times as a result of a special event or a private booking. Parts of the country park may be closed during some events. On large event days free additional parking is provided off site, follow the directional signs.

Available for venue hire, school & group visits, weddings and other events throughout the year.

Admission charges

For the 2013 season admission is FREE, except on event days when charges will apply as advertised (see events listing). Additional Charges may apply for special activities.

Discounts

  • Museums Association
Getting there

See our website for travel directions.

Additional info

Mobility scooter available for public loan. There is an outdoor play area for children, with sturdy toys and soft play. Due to the nature of the castle people of limited mobility are likely to find it difficult to access towers. Our stores and collections are available to the public by prior appointment only. 55 acre country park. All parking is free. Free parking for up to 5 coaches (by appointment only).

The Cobb Collection includes furniture, fittings and other decorative objects which the family used to furnish the castle when it was their home (1880s to 1940s). This collection also includes costume with some fine 18th century clothing. Other collections relate to the Foudroyant, Nelson’s flagship, which the Cobbs rescued and restored. The castle also houses a small social history collection of local interest. Archaeological material includes Roman pottery, material from the castle site and artefacts and material from the waterlogged Bronze Age “Lake Site” in the Country Park.

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Horatio Nelson
  • Roman pottery

Getting there

See our website for travel directions.

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