3.4 of 5 (6 votes)

Caldicot Castle

A leisurely walk (city/town) in Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy), Wales, about 3.70km (2.30 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 1:00h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 6m (19ft)
Descent 7m (22ft)
Max. Elevation 20m (65ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 13m (41ft)
Start & End
Distance 3.70km
Duration ~1:00h
Created by Anonymous Walker on 18 Jul 2013
This short walk explores the town of Caldicot, near the Severn Estuary, including the castle on the northern side of the village. While it's not a long walk, allow enough time to explore the castle grounds and the castle itself.

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OS Grid ST474875
Take the train to Caldicot; there are buses too.
OS Grid ST475878
Walk along Station Road then cross Newport Road to enter the village.
About 0.35 km (~0.22 miles) from
OS Grid ST483885
Walk through the town centre, which has a few nice cafes. There is also a lovely pub, The Castle Inn, which serves food. It's on Church Road, near the Country Park: www.thecastleinncaldicot.com
About 1.05 km (~0.65 miles) from
OS Grid ST487885
The castle has a walk around it, including a wildlife pond which has ducks and swans on it. The castle is open from May to October and for a small fee you can go and explore the castle itself: www.caldicotcastle.co.uk
About 0.34 km (~0.21 miles) from
OS Grid ST480883
Once finished, head back into Caldicot and retrace your steps to the station.
About 0.66 km (~0.41 miles) from
OS Grid ST473875
Back to the station for the train home.
About 1.05 km (~0.65 miles) from

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