Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

PENHOW CASTLE


PENHOW CASTLE
Photo Andrew Tivenan

The oldest inhabited castle in Wales, recently restored, which was started as a small keep in the early 13th century. The curtain wall was added in 1230 and the house was added in the early 17th century. It fell into decay after being used as a farm for 250 years, but has now been restored.


Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
On the A48, 5 miles east of Newport
Penhow, Newport, Gwent, Wales NP26 3AD

 



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