Chepstow attractions

Chepstow attractions

Chepstow - South WalesChepstow lies in Gwent, a preserved county in southeast Wales consisting of City of Newport, Blaenau Gwent county borough, Torfaen county borough, Caerphilly county borough and Monmouthshire. The region has numerous attractions including the many stone castles built and fortified by the Normans, Offa's Dyke and the Black Mountains where tiny villages and churches are set in a rolling green landscape of picturesque hills and valleys.

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Attractions Chepstow Racecourse, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 6BE. Tel. 01291 622260. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the picturesque Wye Valley provides a breathtaking backdrop to the impressive racing calendar at Chepstow Racecourse. Ideally located between Bristol and Cardiff, the racecourse is easily accessible being just a few minutes from the Severn Bridge. www.chepstow-racecourse.co.uk. About 1 mile north of Chepstow.

Chepstow Racecourse

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Attractions Chepstow Castle. The ruins of Chepstow Castle have a spectacular setting on cliffs over the River Wye. CADW, who act as custodians, have produced a guide book for the Castle which is available at the Castle gift shop. Location: In the centre of Chepstow.

Chepstow Castle

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Attractions Chepstow Museum, Bridge Street, Chepstow. Tel: 01291 625981. Chepstow Museum is housed in an elegant late 18th Century town house opposite the Castle car park. History of Chepstow. There is always something new to see at the museum with regularly changing exhibitions. Location: In the centre of Chepstow.

Chepstow Museum

Attractions Caldicot Castle, Church Road, Caldicot, Monmouthshire. NP26 4HU. Tel: 01291 420241. The castle offers the chance to explore medieval walls and towers, set in fifty five acres of beautiful Country Park. Castle Gift Shop. Castle Tea Room. Towers have spiral staircases and some doorways are narrow. www.caldicotcastle.co.uk. About 4 miles south west of Chepstow.

Caldicot Castle

Attractions Tintern Abbey, a Cistercian abbey founded in 1131, is beautifully situated on to the River Wye about 4 miles north of Chepstow along the A466. Parking, toilets, guidebook available, on-site giftshop, site exhibition, audio tour. CADW is responsible for the upkeep. Charges apply. About 4 miles north of Chepstow.

Tintern Abbey

Attractions Better Tours, Milbank, Presteigne, Powys. Tel: 01544260493. Castles of Wales Tour. BETTER TRAVEL is pleased to offer you, the discerning traveller, the opportunity to visit in four days a few of the classical Castles of South, Mid, West and North Wales. With names as famous as Carreg Cennen and Caerphilly, Chepstow, Caernafon, Beaumaris, Conwy or Lamphey Bishops Palace and Carew, these treasured ruins of the dark and middle ages are familiar to both residents and visitors alike. www.better-travel.co.uk. Location: Tour of the Castles of Wales.

Castles of Wales Tour

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