This Monmouthshire based village is located close to Monmouth and Abergavenny. There's some excellent walks in the nearby Forest of Dean and Wye Valley to enjoy. A fine old castle and a medieval church are two of the highlights of the immediate area.
This circular walk from the village visits the historic Raglan Castle which lies just to the north of the settlement. The 15th century fortress is considered one of the grandest castles in the country. Today you can explore the photogenic ruins and enjoy wonderful views of the surrounding countryside.
After exploring the castle you can then follow footpaths north to explore the valley of the Barton Brook around Caedina Break and Tregare.
Raglan Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Raglan Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Raglan OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Raglan Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Walks near Raglan
- Monmouth - A lovely circular walk around the Welsh town of Monmouth, visting Monmouth Castle, The Kymin viewpoint and the River Wye
- Monmouth to Symonds Yat - A lovely riverside walk from Monmouth to the wonderful viewpoint at Symonds Yat
- Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal - Follow the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal from Brecon to Newport on this super waterside walking and cycling route
- Abergavenny Castle Meadows and Linda Vista Gardens - This lovely circular walk takes you around the pretty meadows surrounding Abergavenny Castle
- Abergavenny Sugarloaf Walk - This epic circular walk takes you to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain from the town of Abergavenny
- Skirrid Fawr - Climb this 486m (1594 feet) mountain in the Brecon Beacons on this challenging walk
- Gilwern - This walk from the little village of Gilwern takes you along a pleasant section of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal to neighbouring Llangattock
The Raglan Castle Cafe is a nice place to stop off for refreshments. There's a good selection of meals and snacks with a courtyard and terrace to sit out in.
For a pub lunch head into the village where you can visit The Ship Inn. You can find them on the High Street at postcode NP15 2DY for your sat navs.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
Head north east towards Abergavenny and you could enjoy a climb to Sugarloaf and Skirrid Fawr for amazing views over the area.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Black Mountains Walks and the Brecon Beacons Walks pages.