Raglan in the County of Monmouthshire
Tour and Tourist Information Guide
Raglan with its famous Castle is a historic village situated in the county of Monmouthshire, It has a population of 2000 with 500 houses and a junior and infants school. Raglan has many neighbouring villages such as Llandenny, Kingcoed and Tregare. Drive through the high street and pass the Beaufort Hotel and St Cadoc's Church, plus a number of small friendly shops. Raglan is also very community minded with many different clubs and organisations you can join including a golf club.
Having the A40 and M4 close by, many locals boast how easy Raglan is to get to from anywhere in the country by road. Cardiff and Bristol in less than an hour, Birmingham 2 hours and London 120 miles away in 3 hours!
Raglan, situated near Monmouth in Gwent, is a community that offers its inhabitants a wide variety of clubs and activities and also an impressive range of services that give the village an air of self-sufficiency.
Community activities include a young farmers group, a history group, youth clubs, line dancing and a drama group for the disabled, to name but a few. Care is also taken to meet the needs of those who find it hard to get out: community nurses make regular visits to the elderly in the village and weekly grocery runs also take place.
Businesses in the village also play a vital role, many donating cash prizes for local events throughout the year. The village is agriculturally based with businesses including farm machinery suppliers and farm produce shops. As well as this, the village has a small enterprise park, encouraging local entrepreneurs to start up small businesses.
The village shop is at the heart of this community and as such, provides an impressive range of facilities as well as a meeting point for many local people. In addition to this the village has retained its own supermarket which makes regular deliveries to many of the residents in Raglan.You may like to pay a visit to our famous Raglan Castle.