History & Heritage

  • Raglan Castle

    Raglan Castle

    Although built for a wealthy family to live in comfort, Raglan Castle has many defensive features and is the ideal setting for lively games of knights and warriors. Its picturesque setting, surrounded by a moat, can be appreciated by climbing to the top of the Great Tower.

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  • Tretower

    Tretower Court and Castle

    Tretower Court & castle, just 5 klms/3 miles north-west of Crickhowell, has been a site of occupation for 900 years. The older castle ruin stands in the grounds of the Court, home to the influential Vaughan family.

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  • Blaenavon Ironworks

    Blaenavon Ironworks

    The World Heritage Site of Blaenavon, just a short drive from Crickhowell, was at the centre of many developments during the Industrial Revolution. The ironworks here, built in 1788, is one of the best preserved in the World.

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