Castles

Castles in and near to Gloucestershire, castle details are listed below and include a few old Norman buildings.

Castles of Gloucestershire

Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle is a castle in the town of Berkeley, Gloucestershire, UK. The castle’s origins date back to the 11th century and it has been designated by English Heritage as a grade I listed building. Berkeley Castle is a castle in the town of Berkeley, Gloucestershire, UK. The castle’s origins date back to the 11th century and it has been designated by English Heritage as a grade I listed building. http://www.berkeley-castle.com

St Briavels Castle, Forest Of Dean

St Briavels Castle is a moated Norman building at St Briavels in the English county of Gloucestershire. It is noted for its huge Edwardian gatehouse that guards the entrance.

Goodrich Castle

Castles - Goodrich castle

A Norman medieval castle ruin north of the village of Goodrich in Herefordshire, controlling a key location between Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye. More info…

Chepstow Castle

The oldest surviving post-Roman stone fortification in Britain. Located above cliffs on the River Wye in Chepstow, construction began in 1067 under the instruction of the Norman Lord William FitzOsbern. More info…

Clearwell Castle

Clearwell Castle in the Forest of Dean is a grade II* listed Gothic Revival mansion. It was originally known as Clearwell Court, it was built in the Gothic style by Thomas Wyndham in 1727. The castle is now a wedding venue and not really a tourist attraction, although they have open days for prospective brides and grooms.

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