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image for Historical Event item typeLife in the 17th Century at Tretower Court and Castle (Cadw)

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Croeso Cynnes Cymreig
  • Cadw Welsh Government

Historical Event, Sat 25 - Mon 27 May 2019

Historical Event

Historical Event


Discover a day in the life of the Tretower household – see the differences between now and then!

Have you ever wondered what day-to-day life was like in the 17th Century, with questions such as “What sort of food did people eat?” and “How did they spend their time?”. Well, now you can discover the answers! Come and ask our friendly re-enactors, who will be in residence to give appropriate advice on all sorts of subjects – from dining etiquette to the best way of keeping your powder dry!!

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Gift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 25 - Mon 27 May 2019 10:30 to 16:30


Normal admission prices apply.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 20 - Mon 22 Apr Life in the 15th Century
Sun 21 - Mon 22 Apr Easter Fun Trail
Sat 25 - Mon 27 May Life in the 17th Century
Sun 2 Jun Summer of Stories
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Jun 15th Century Life
Sat 22 Jun Fun Dog Show





Plan route to Tretower Court and Castle (Cadw) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 185212  Lat: 51.88386 Long: -3.18449

A40 from Crickhowell towards Brecon, right onto the A479 (signed for Tretower) and left where signed it the village.
Bus 400m/430 yards, route no.X43, Brecon-Abergavenny
Bike NCN Route No.8 (8km/5mls)

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 11 miles from Abergavenny station


  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups