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St Briavels Castle

St Briavels Castle

St Briavels Castle

The fine twin-towered gatehouse of this castle, built by Edward I in 1292, once defended a crossbow bolt factory which used local Forest of Dean iron. Once a prison, it is now a youth hostel in wonderful walking country.

Please note: No dogs are allowed, except for guide dogs.

Don't Miss

Performances of Twelfth Night in the castle grounds by the Sevenoaks Shakespeare Society on Saturday 12 July 7.30pm and Sunday 13 July 2pm.
For information and tickets please contact St Briavels YHA on 01594 530272 or stbriavelscastle@yha.org.uk. Note: this event is not organised by English Heritage.

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