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  • Cadw Welsh Government

Castle, free entry

New Castle

New Castle

Details

The remains of an early Norman castle stands proudly on a hill dominating Bridgend Town and the River Ogmore. First mentioned in 1106, it marked the western limit of Robert Fitzhamon's conquests.

Accepts groups

Children welcomeDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Opening Details

Open all the time

Daily 10.00am - 4.00pm. Closed 24, 25, 26 December and 1 January.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

Prices

Free entry

Contact

Enquiries

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SS 902801  Lat: 51.50914 Long: -3.58354

The Castle is at end of small terraced cul de sac (The Square) off Newcastle Hill. Limited car parking directly outside. Parking in town centre involves steep 200m climb.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Bridgend station

Facilities

  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed