Posts Tagged ‘ Caldicot Castle ’

Buccaneers and Smugglers

Apr 27th, 2010 | By

Bank holidays are made for children. But you do ever get tired of taking them to the same thing? At Caldicot Castle in Monmouthshire there is something different set against a stunnning backdrop of the castle.
Visitors to Caldicot Castle on the weekend of Sunday 2nd and Bank Holiday Monday 3rd May can experience the drama and tension as they travel back in time to 1674 and meet the famous buccaneer, Sir Henry Morgan and a crew of his most ferocious comrades from his notorious pirate vessel The Dolphin, newly returned from the pirate haunts of the Caribbean.

St David’s Day at Caldicot Castle

Feb 23rd, 2010 | By

As usual, when St David’s Day falls on a weekday, some of the celebrations fall on the preceding weekend. And so at Caldicot Castle in Monmouthshire, they have an open day on Sunday 28th February with free admission to the castle. For 5 hours, starting at 11am, you can enjoy a number of activities in not only the castle but the country park as well including the ever popular historic re-enactments.
So why should you consider going to Caldicot instead of one of the other St David’s Day activities?

German Castles Do Well in the Slump

Sep 23rd, 2009 | By

A couple of months ago, I mentioned that castles and historic houses in many parts of the UK were getting high visitor numbers because people were staying at home rather than holidaying abroad.

In Germany it is the same. according to Der Spiegel. Visitor numbers are up there as well as Germans also holidayed at home in greater numbers this year.