Attractions

Top Choice Castle in Chepstow (Cas-gwent)

Chepstow Castle

Imposing Chepstow Castle perches atop a limestone cliff overhanging the river, guarding the main river crossing from England into South Wales. It is one of the oldest castles in Britain – building started in 1067, l…
Gate in Chepstow (Cas-gwent)

Gate House & Port Wall

Once all of Chepstow was enclosed in fortifications, fastening it to the castle. The main street still passes through the original city gate, which was restored in the 16th century. Parts of the 13th-century Port Wa…
Museum in Chepstow (Cas-gwent)

Chepstow Museum

Housed in an 18th-century town house just across the road from the castle, this small, child-friendly museum covers Chepstow's industrial and social history. A collection of 18th- and 19th-century prints and drawing…
Church in Chepstow (Cas-gwent)

St Mary's Priory Church

Elements of this venerable church, including the wonderful zigzag-patterned arches of its Romanesque doorway, date from the 11th century. It was once part of a Benedictine Abbey established by the Normans at the sam…