South Wales Sights

Raglan Castle

  • A40 Map It
  • Raglan
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Impressively complete from the front, majestically ruined within, Raglan was built in the 15th century and was the childhood home of Henry Tudor (1457–1509), who seized the throne of England in 1485 and became Henry VII. Raglan's heyday was relatively short-lived. The castle was attacked by Parliamentary forces in 1645, during the English Civil War, and has lain in ruins ever since. The hexagonal Great Tower survives in reasonably good condition, as do a handful of rooms on the ground floor.

Sight Information


A40, Raglan, NP15 2BT, Wales

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Sight Details:

  • £4.75
  • Mar.–June and Sept.–Oct., daily 9:30–5; July–Aug., daily 9:30–6; Nov.–Feb., Mon.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. 11–4; last admission 30 min before closing.

Published 08/18/2015


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