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image for Historical Event item typeCrown Forces Day at Caldicot Castle and Country Park

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Historical Event, Sat 2 - Sun 3 Sep 2017, free entry

Maybe this time we'll keep Ameria!

Maybe this time we'll keep Ameria!


Step back in time to 1776. The Crown Forces will bring you a taste of life in an army encampment during the period of George III. Come and join the drill.

Includes musket and cannon firing, a living history camp and a bootcamp for kids.

Timetable for each day:

11am - Start / Living History, Open Camp
12.00 - 12.45- Musket Drill Display
12.45 - 13.30- Living History, Open Camp
13.30 - 14.00- Boot Camp for kids (5+ years £3pp)
14.00 - 14.30- Living History, Open Camp
14.30 - 15.00 - Artillery Display
15.30 - 16.00 - Boot Camp for kids (5+ years £3pp)

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 2 - Sun 3 Sep 2017 11:00 to 16:00


Free entry

Free entry.

Military training 18th Century style £3 pp (5yrs +)


Church Road,
NP26 4HU



Plan route to Caldicot Castle and Country Park using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: ST 485885  Lat: 51.59373 Long: -2.74347

From M4 take junction 23a and B4245 to Caldicot. From M48 take junction 2 for Chepstow and follow A48 (towards Newport) and B4245 to Caldicot. Caldicot Castle is sign posted from B4245. SATNAV: NP26 4NU

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Caldicot station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access