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Beautifully preserved Chepstow Castle is a history lesson in stone.

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Members of CSSC benefit from a great range of discounted and free days out and shopping vouchers.

If you’re planning to visit the Welsh valleys, no trip to the land of the castles is complete without taking in the magnificent heritage of Cadw. Wales boasts the greatest concentration of historic monuments, castles, churches and places of interest in the UK.

Coronavirus guest update

Selected Cadw sites will be closed from 5 December. A number of other Cadw sites will remain open, but with indoor areas of the monuments closed due to the latest government regulations.

Please check the Cadw website to see which sites are open and the restrictions in place. All visitors will still be required to pre-book tickets in advance of visiting due to reduced capacity.

See the oldest castle doors in Europe!

If you think modern doors are long-lasting, think again. Chepstow boasts the oldest castle doors in Europe. All wood and all of 800 years old. Until 1962 these doors hung in the main gateway, but are now in safe keeping in the on-site display. Let’s just say it would be nigh on impossible to find a replacement.

Century after century, the castle grew and grew along its narrow cliff top ridge. The oldest building is the Norman great tower, but building work continued well into the 17th-century as medieval battlements were replaced by stronger musket-friendly parapets. Bows and arrows were so last century!

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CSSC members can access free entry in to Cadw sites for themselves, one other accompanying adult and a maximum of 3 children (under 16).

How to book

All tickets to Cadw sites must be booked in advance. For details on how to book your free tickets as a CSSC member please visit our Cadw webpage.

Availability
Available all year round

Current partnership runs until 1 March 2021.

Special Guidance

This offer does not include special event days where Cadw may charge an additional fee.

The following Cadw sites are excluded from this offer:
• Carreg Cennen Castle
• Weobley Castle
• Dolwyddelan Castle
• Margam Stones Museum
• Chirk Castle

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Fantastic castle

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