This is a guide to all the castle posts on this website. It includes links to the blog itself, and relevant external links for planning any castle visits.

 A

Abergavenney Castle (Monmouthshire, Wales)

Council Managed and free to access, museum in grounds

Acton Burnell Castle (Shropshire, England)

English Heritage - Free access at all reasonable hours

B

Berry Pomeroy Castle (Devon, South-West England)

English Heritage - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Beaumaris Castle (Anglesey, North Wales)

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Beeston Castle (Cheshire, England)

English Heritage - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Bodiam Castle (Sussex, South England)

National Trust - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Bronllys Castle (Powys, Wales)

CADWFree public access at all reasonable hours

Brough Castle (Cumbria, North England)

English Heritage - Free access at all reasonable hours

C

Caergwrle Castle (Flintshire, Wales)

Local council, free entry at all reasonable hours

 

Caernarfon Castle (Gwynedd, North Wales)

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Caldicot Castle - Monmouthshire, Wales

Local council, free entry during open season. Closed winter.

Carew Castle (Pembrokeshire, South Wales)

Privately owned, paid entry. See website for details

Carreg Cennen Castle (Carmarthenshire, South Wales)

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Castell Dinas Bran (Denbighshire, Wales)

Free public access using footpath, a steep walk but worth the effort!

Cilgerran Castle (Pembrokeshire, South Wales)

CADW/National Trust - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Chepstow Castle (Monmouthshire, South Wales)

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Clifford Castle (Herefordshire, England)

PRIVATE - Entry on set days of the year, decided by landowner

Clun Castle (Shropshire, England)

English Heritage - Free access at all reasonable hours

Coity Castle - (Glamorgan, South Wales)

CADW - Free public access at all reasonable hours

Conwy Castle (Conwy, North Wales)

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Corfe Castle (Dorset, South England)

National Trust - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Criccieth Castle (Gwynedd, North Wales)

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening times

D

Deganwy Castle (Conwy, North Wales)

Free public access via footpaths

Denbigh Castle (Denbighshire, North Wales)

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Dinefwr Castle (Carmarthenshire, Wales)

CADW - Free public access at all reasonable hours

Dolbadarn Castle (Gwynedd, North Wales)

CADW - Free public access at all reasonable hours

Dolwyddelan Castle (Gwynedd, North Wales)

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening times

E

Eastnor Castle (Herefordshire, England)

Owned by Hervey-Bathurst Family, paid entry allowed on set days

Ewloe Castle (Flintshire, Wales)
CADW - free public access at all reasonable hours

F

Farleigh Hungerford Castle (Somerset, England)

English Heritage - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Flint Castle (Flintshire, North Wales)

CADW - Free public access at all reasonable hours

H

Hampton Court Castle (Herefordshire, England)

Privately owned, paid entry. See website for more details

Harlech Castle (Gwynedd, North Wales)

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Holt Castle - Flintshire, Wales

Local Council, free to access

Hopton Castle (Shropshire, England)

Hopton Castle Preservation Trust - Free access, donations welcome

G

Goodrich Castle (Herefordshire, England)

English Heritage - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Grosmont Castle (Monmouthshire, Wales)

CADW - Free public access at all reasonable hours

K

Kenilworth Castle (Warwickshire, England)

English Heritage - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Kidwelly Castle (Carmarthenshire, South Wales)

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening hours

L

Laugharne Castle

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening hours

Llangybi Castle

PRIVATE PROPERTY - No access without landowner's permission.

Llansteffan Castle (Carmarthenshire, South Wales)

Privately owned but open to the public in partnership with CADW.

Longtown Castle (Herefordshire, England)

English Heritage - Free access at all reasonable hours

Loughor Castle (Swansea, South Wales)

Free public access at all times

Ludlow Castle (Shropshire, England)

Privately owned and maintained by the Earl of Powis. Paid Entry and events.

Lyonshall Castle

PRIVATE PROPERTY - No access without landowner's permission. Located north-east of St Michael and All Angels' Church

M

Montgomery Castle (Powys, Wales)

CADW - Free public access at all reasonable hours

Moreton Corbet Castle (Shropshire, England)

English Heritage - Free access at all reasonable hours

N

Narberth Castle (Pembrokeshire, South Wales)

Owned and maintained by Pembrokeshire County Council, free access during reasonable hours

Newcastle Emelyn Castle (Carmarthenshire, South Wales)

County council, free access at all reasonable hours

O

Ogmore Castle (Glamorgan, South Wales)
CADW - Free public access at all reasonable hours

Old Beaupre Castle (Glamorgan, South Wales)

CADW - Free public access at all reasonable hours

Old Wardour Castle (Wiltshire, England)

English Heritage - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Oystermouth Castle (The Gower, South Wales)
Managed by 'The Friends of Oystermouth Castle'

P

Pembroke Castle (Pembrokeshire, South Wales)

Pembroke Castle Trust - paid entry, see website for details

Penrhyn Castle (Gwynedd, North Wales)

National Trust - Paid, entry, see website for opening times

Picton Castle (Pembrokeshire, South Wales)

Maintained by the Picton Castle Trust, paid entry.

R

Raglan Castle (Monmouthshire, Wales) 

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Richard's Castle (Herefordshire/Shropshire, England)

Privately owned but public access at reasonable hours. Accessed through the church yard.

Rhuddlan Castle (Denbighshire, North Wales)

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Ruthin Castle (Denbighshire, North Wales)

Privately owned hotel

S

Scotney Old Castle (Kent, South England)

National Trust - Paid, entry, see website for opening times

Sherborne Old Castle (Dorset, England)

English Heritage - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Skenfrith Castle (Monmouthshire, Wales)

National Trust, free access at all reasonable hours

 

Snodhill Castle (Herefordshire, England)

Snodhill Castle Preservation Trust - Free access, donations welcome

Stokesay Castle (Shropshire, England)

English Heritage - Paid entry, see website for opening times

Sutton Valence Castle (Kent, South England)

English Heritage - Free public access at all reasonable hours

T

Tretower Castle (Powys, Wales)

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening times

W

Weobley Castle (Gower, South Wales)

CADW - Paid entry, see website for opening times

White Castle (Monmouthshire, Wales)

CADW - Free public access at all reasonable hours

Whittington Castle (Shropshire, England)

Maintained by the Whittington Castle Trust, free entry but parking fee

Wiston Castle (Pembrokeshire, North Wales)

CADW - Free public access at all reasonable hours 

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