Built during the 12th century with additions built during the 13th and 14th century, today the castle stands in a pretty ruined state. Of the remains an almost full height curtain wall stands to the right of the main gate house.
Located inside the castle is Abergavenny Museum which houses a collection of prehistoric, bronze age and iron age artefacts amonst others. There is also a shop which stocks a range of gifts as well as ice creams and drinks.
For a pub lunch, we can recommend The Grofield on Baker Street – if the sun is shining, head for their beer garden at the rear.
More information on Abergavenny:
Main Gate House
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